January 2021

Published a story 23rd Jan 2021 1:53 PM

Of the $32.8m lost in rotting fruit and vegetables left unpicked across Australia, $31m is from Queensland.

Fruit pickers’ scarcity bites, leads to island ‘bubble’ push

Of the $32.8m lost in rotting fruit and vegetables left unpicked across Australia, $31m is from Queensland.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2021 4:51 AM

The father of a teenage boy killed by a coward punch wants the Premier to “severely” rebuke MP who claims he can’t remember his part in a nightclub fight.

MP ‘can’t remember’ violent pub brawl

The father of a teenage boy killed by a coward punch wants the Premier to “severely” rebuke MP who claims he can’t remember his part in a nightclub fight.

Published a story 21st Jan 2021 10:26 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed how much the federal government will sink in to CopperString 2.0 for the first time.

Feds set to put up $11m for power link

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed how much the federal government will sink in to CopperString 2.0 for the first time.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 4:12 PM

A family reeling from the death of their three-year-old son over the weekend say his passing could have been avoided and are now pushing for a new law.

Family call for new law to protect kids after hospital death

A family reeling from the death of their three-year-old son over the weekend say his passing could have been avoided and are now pushing for a new law.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 10:58 AM

Every day, 388 charges are laid against youth offenders in Queensland. Every four minutes, a Queenslander falls victim to young offenders, the Liberal National Party has revealed.

Statistics reveal shocking truth about crime

Every day, 388 charges are laid against youth offenders in Queensland. Every four minutes, a Queenslander falls victim to young offenders, the Liberal National Party has revealed.

Published a story 16th Jan 2021 12:32 AM

Adani Australia has been given additional time to complete key aspects of the environmental measures put in place to protect native animals.

Bravus gets more time for environmental measures

Adani Australia has been given additional time to complete key aspects of the environmental measures put in place to protect native animals.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 12:58 PM

An escalating crime crisis has ignited calls for two state ministers to spend at least two weeks in North Queensland, living and breathing the region’s issues.

Katter calls pollies to live in crime crisis area

An escalating crime crisis has ignited calls for two state ministers to spend at least two weeks in North Queensland, living and breathing the region’s issues.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 5:53 PM

The Acting Prime Minister has met with North Queensland transport officials to hear their concerns about the unreliable Bruce Highway

Acting PM urged to act on Bruce Highway

The Acting Prime Minister has met with North Queensland transport officials to hear their concerns about the unreliable Bruce Highway

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 11:24 AM

Townsville’s Global Navigation Satellite System will undergo upgrades as part of a $64m revamp of the national network.

Satellite station gets multi-million dollar upgrade

Townsville’s Global Navigation Satellite System will undergo upgrades as part of a $64m revamp of the national network.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 11:16 AM

A North Queensland politician has put two dangerous floodways in his sights after calls to change the Townsville Northern Access Upgrade plans fell on deaf ears.

Flood concerns over “problematic” upgrade

A North Queensland politician has put two dangerous floodways in his sights after calls to change the Townsville Northern Access Upgrade plans fell on deaf ears.

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