October 2019

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 3:58 PM

The Opposition has accused the State Government of “ripping off” parents after it was revealed it would hike the fees it charges some students to study in QLD

The students about to cop a 70 per cent fee hike

The Opposition has accused the State Government of “ripping off” parents after it was revealed it would hike the fees it charges some students to study in QLD

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 10:36 AM

Palaszczuk has been heckled by members of the Opposition as she took a swipe at Peter Beattie over the NRL's decision to the grand final in Sydney

Premier's dig at Beattie over grand final decision

Palaszczuk has been heckled by members of the Opposition as she took a swipe at Peter Beattie over the NRL's decision to the grand final in Sydney

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 5:23 AM

A new part-day public holiday for Queensland might seem like a good idea for workers — but is it too much pain for too little gain?

Downside of an extra public holiday

A new part-day public holiday for Queensland might seem like a good idea for workers — but is it too much pain for too little gain?

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 5:46 AM

Thousands of potentially dangerous incidents have taken place at Queensland mines in recent years.

11,500 reasons for mine safety inquiry

Thousands of potentially dangerous incidents have taken place at Queensland mines in recent years.

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 5:38 AM

A new survey has revealed a majority of Queensland parents oppose religion being taught in school hours – but multi-faith groups say the research is nothing more than an “ideological” attack. VOTE IN OUR POLL.

60 per cent don’t want religion in school hours

A new survey has revealed a majority of Queensland parents oppose religion being taught in school hours – but multi-faith groups say the research is nothing more than an “ideological” attack. VOTE IN OUR POLL.

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 5:27 AM

The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million program to aircondition sweltering Queensland classrooms has begun. SEE WHICH SCHOOLS MADE THE LIST.

First schools for $100m aircon rollout revealed

The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million program to aircondition sweltering Queensland classrooms has begun. SEE WHICH SCHOOLS MADE THE LIST.

Published a story 6th Oct 2019 8:35 AM

Families will cop a threefold fee hike to drive on two of southeast Queensland’s most idyllic beaches in an extraordinary move that’s sparked concerns.

Island’s 4WD permit fees skyrocket

Families will cop a threefold fee hike to drive on two of southeast Queensland’s most idyllic beaches in an extraordinary move that’s sparked concerns.

Published a story 5th Oct 2019 12:51 PM

An elite police squad tasked with taking down high-risk offenders is wasting hundreds of hours babysitting protesters intent on clogging Brisbane’s CBD

Specialist police forced to ‘babysit’ climate protesters

An elite police squad tasked with taking down high-risk offenders is wasting hundreds of hours babysitting protesters intent on clogging Brisbane’s CBD

Published a story 3rd Oct 2019 6:16 AM

A plan to introduce a non-lethal alternative to drum lines in Queensland waters would cost more than $1 million and be potentially dangerous for swimmers.

Queensland shark plan could put swimmers at risk

A plan to introduce a non-lethal alternative to drum lines in Queensland waters would cost more than $1 million and be potentially dangerous for swimmers.

Published a story 2nd Oct 2019 5:01 AM

The September 30 reporting deadline for government departments and bodies has exposed the hefty benefits paid out to departing state bureaucrats.

Multimillion-dollar bureaucrat payouts revealed

The September 30 reporting deadline for government departments and bodies has exposed the hefty benefits paid out to departing state bureaucrats.

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