September 2019

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 5:23 AM

Southeast Queensland’s most popular beaches are looming as the next target in a Greenies-led war on shark drum lines.

What beaches could lose drum lines next

Southeast Queensland’s most popular beaches are looming as the next target in a Greenies-led war on shark drum lines.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 9:45 AM

A key contractor working on the multibillion-dollar Cross River Rail project has been issued with a show cause notice by the state’s construction watchdog. Follow this and all other updates from our live Parliament blog including Question Time.

Cross River Rail contractor in watchdog’s sights

A key contractor working on the multibillion-dollar Cross River Rail project has been issued with a show cause notice by the state’s construction watchdog. Follow this and all other updates from our live Parliament blog including Question Time.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 5:20 AM

The State Government is now fearing for the lives of swimmers after shark drumlines were ordered to be removed from dozens of popular Queensland beaches.

Anger over sharks’ rights before swimmer safety

The State Government is now fearing for the lives of swimmers after shark drumlines were ordered to be removed from dozens of popular Queensland beaches.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 9:29 AM

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is pulling out of a diplomatic trip to China to mark the 30th anniversary of a key sister-state agreement with the nation, revealing who she will send in her place.

Palaszczuk pulls out of China trip

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is pulling out of a diplomatic trip to China to mark the 30th anniversary of a key sister-state agreement with the nation, revealing who she will send in her place.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 1:54 PM

Redundancy talks have started at New Acland mine, with 150 workers set to be told by the end of the week that their jobs are gone.

‘Difficult conversations’: Miners told jobs gone

Redundancy talks have started at New Acland mine, with 150 workers set to be told by the end of the week that their jobs are gone.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 11:39 AM

Police have charged former Kimberley College principal Paul Thomson “with a series of significant fraud charges” relating in the financial management

Former elite school principal charged with fraud

Police have charged former Kimberley College principal Paul Thomson “with a series of significant fraud charges” relating in the financial management

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 6:13 AM

A mines worker who was poisoned on the job has revealed just how long it took to receive a payment from WorkCover.

Compo claim ‘nightmare’ for father

A mines worker who was poisoned on the job has revealed just how long it took to receive a payment from WorkCover.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 6:08 AM

Polling has revealed to just what extent Queenslanders want tougher industrial manslaughter legislation.

Push for law to jail bosses over worker deaths

Polling has revealed to just what extent Queenslanders want tougher industrial manslaughter legislation.

Published a story 12th Sep 2019 9:16 AM

Two teenagers have been charged over an alleged deliberately lit fire on the Sunshine Coast as authorities have issued awarning that conditions could worsen

Cops say little kids lit fires ‘for fun’

Two teenagers have been charged over an alleged deliberately lit fire on the Sunshine Coast as authorities have issued awarning that conditions could worsen

Published a story 11th Sep 2019 4:50 AM

A JUDGE'S “extreme and irrational” feelings toward the New Acland mine resulted in the project being sent back to square one after 12 years of legal battles.

‘Extreme, irrational’ ruling on mine overturned

A JUDGE'S “extreme and irrational” feelings toward the New Acland mine resulted in the project being sent back to square one after 12 years of legal battles.

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