January 2020

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 12:59 PM

The Premier says her government’s proposed conflict of interest laws may be changed after the state’s corruption watchdog warned they were too weak.

Premier flags conflict of interest law changes

The Premier says her government’s proposed conflict of interest laws may be changed after the state’s corruption watchdog warned they were too weak.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 10:33 AM

Multiple shark attacks, including one fatal, is being blamed for a significant drop in international visitors to the Whitsundays, costing tourism $61 million.

Shark attacks take $61m bite out of Whitsundays tourism

Multiple shark attacks, including one fatal, is being blamed for a significant drop in international visitors to the Whitsundays, costing tourism $61 million.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 9:50 AM

Senior Queensland firefighters have slammed the State Government’s hazard reduction process, saying fuel loads aren’t being monitored.

Fireys savage Qld hazard reduction burning

Senior Queensland firefighters have slammed the State Government’s hazard reduction process, saying fuel loads aren’t being monitored.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 10:14 AM

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience.  Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

Big drench is muddy awesome

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience. Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 5:31 PM

With massive rains being recorded in many centres across the state, the big question on everyone’s lips is: Has it fallen where it is most needed?

Has the rain helped drought-affected QLD?

With massive rains being recorded in many centres across the state, the big question on everyone’s lips is: Has it fallen where it is most needed?

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 10:05 AM

In unbelievable scenes following 300mm+ of rain overnight, a man has been seen rowing a boat down a flooded suburban street on the Gold Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO

VIDEO: Man rows boat down flooded Coast street

In unbelievable scenes following 300mm+ of rain overnight, a man has been seen rowing a boat down a flooded suburban street on the Gold Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 12:47 PM

Queensland’s corruption watchdog will investigate claims about a Brisbane City Councillor after it finalised its assessment of a referral made by her own party.

CCC to investigate claims about Brisbane Councillor

Queensland’s corruption watchdog will investigate claims about a Brisbane City Councillor after it finalised its assessment of a referral made by her own party.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 10:29 AM

Legal organisitons have questioned a proposal to force priests to report confessions made by child sexual abusers, saying the move could impede upon a cornerstone of the legal profession.

Lawyers slam plan to force priests to report confessions

Legal organisitons have questioned a proposal to force priests to report confessions made by child sexual abusers, saying the move could impede upon a cornerstone of the legal profession.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 5:18 AM

The State Government is under fire for awarding a statewide hospital milk tender to French and 
Chinese-owners over an award-winning Sunshine Coast dairy.

Award-winning Qld dairy slams hospital milk tender

The State Government is under fire for awarding a statewide hospital milk tender to French and Chinese-owners over an award-winning Sunshine Coast dairy.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 2:42 PM

Brisbane’s Catholic Archbishop says proposed laws that would force priests to report the confessions of child abusers would not make young people safer.

Archbishop: Reporting confessions won’t help

Brisbane’s Catholic Archbishop says proposed laws that would force priests to report the confessions of child abusers would not make young people safer.

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