A RURAL mayor is concerned that upgrades to a rapidly deteriorating Brisbane Valley Highway will be pushed aside when...

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28th April 2011 2:04 AM

STATE land valuations for the Southern Downs Regional Council area have risen by 10 per cent overall, the government...

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04th May 2011 2:05 AM

JULIA Gillard says she will prioritise education in next week's Federal Budget when announcing support for teen parents to...

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06th May 2011 2:05 AM

A TRIAL that will strip teenage parents of their welfare payments if they fail to work or study is about helping teenagers...

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06th May 2011 2:05 AM

IT'S been more than 10 years, but the Toowoomba Bypass still tops the Garden City's wish list when it comes to the Federal...

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07th May 2011 2:05 AM

THE Federal Government has honoured its ring road election promise with $10million for detailed planning to be included in...

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09th May 2011 2:05 AM

AS THE nation awaits tonight’s unveiling of the “monster budget”, many residents have been pleasantly surprised with the...

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10th May 2011 2:05 AM

UNCERTAINTY continues to shroud the Calliope Crossroads.

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10th May 2011 2:05 AM

FEDERAL Treasurer Wayne Swan says his new budget will help Australia lead the developed world back to budget surplus and...

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11th May 2011 2:05 AM

EVEN with Neil Bonnell's wealth of classroom experience he admits it would be difficult to judge which teachers deserve...

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11th May 2011 2:05 AM

PRE-budget leaks gave some encouragement for small businesses on the Fraser Coast looking to purchase new cars and the...

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11th May 2011 2:05 AM

TURNING the next mining boom into jobs by sharpening up workers' skills and pushing those on welfare into the workforce is...

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11th May 2011 2:05 AM

RUDD Government mental health adviser Prof John Mendoza quit in a storm of controversy after being routinely ignored by the...

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11th May 2011 2:05 AM

DEADLY Bruce Highway black spots were allocated $195 million for upgrading in the Budget last night.

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11th May 2011 2:05 AM

FEDERAL Member for Groom Ian Macfarlane says no good news has come for the people of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs from...

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11th May 2011 6:05 AM

NORTHERN Rivers residents are holding their breath over the desperately needed stage three upgrade of Lismore Base Hospital...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

ROCKHAMPTON Region Mayor Brad Carter is happy with the Yeppen crossing upgrade funds but is disappointed about the...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

AS the federal budget is scrutinised over the next few days, some may realise there is not much in it to help people or...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

THE cost of living pressures affecting Ipswich residents were not addressed in this year's Federal Budget, according to an...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

GYMPIE Region slipped through the cracks in some major federal spending plans announced in the Wayne Swan budget.

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

THE budget’s extra $1.5B towards mental health will help an overloaded industry, says Warrina Disability Support Services...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

MAYOR Ron Bellingham hopes to hear by tomorrow if the Federal Budget contains around $70 million to cover council's day...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

WELFARE groups in Toowoomba have concerns about the government's budgeted plans to crack down on social security...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

TOOWOOMBA resident Noreen Doran hasn't switched off to the idea of free digital TV set-top boxes for pensioners but...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

PEAK motoring body the NRMA has welcomed the Federal Government's increased funding commitment to the Pacific Highway in...

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12th May 2011 2:05 AM

MACKAY deputy mayor Darryl Camilleri says Mackay's road network is lagging behind and the Federal Budget had offered little...

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12th May 2011 9:05 AM

SICK of hearing about the budget yet? Most of you probably are. And why would that be? Maybe because we've been served...

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12th May 2011 3:05 PM

THIS week's budget has withdrawn federal funding for the Bruce Highway Cooroy to Curra Section B project.

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13th May 2011 2:05 AM

CARMILLA Hoggan is concerned it's about to get a lot harder to raise a young family with councils proposing to increase...

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13th May 2011 2:05 AM

VOLUNTEERS over the age of 55 are at risk of being forced out of their community roles and into paid work by a Federal...

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13th May 2011 2:05 AM

PRISONERS of war have had little to smile about at times but the Federal Budget has brought some cheer to those that live...

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14th May 2011 2:05 AM

JOBS, mental health, long-term unemployed, vocational education and training, teachers and regionalinfrastructure.

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17th May 2011 2:05 AM

TREASURER Wayne Swan has flagged additional spending cuts to ensure the federal budget returns to a promised surplus in...

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08th Nov. 2011 5:11 AM

FOUR treasurers from conservative states have set an aggressive tone before heading into their Wednesday meeting with...

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04th April 2012 9:04 AM

DELOITTE Access Economics projections have cast doubt on the government's ability to return the Federal Budget to...

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08th May 2012 5:05 AM

ANY hope for the construction of the Toowoomba Range Bypass in the immediate future was quashed after the much needed...

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09th May 2012 4:05 AM

A BILLION-dollar boost to fast track the completion of the Ipswich Motorway was contained in Wednesday night's Federal...

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09th May 2012 5:05 AM

HIGHWAY upgrades were a hot item on the Federal Budget, but all roads leading to Warwick were left out of the final cut.

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09th May 2012 6:05 AM

LOCAL Federal Member Luke Hartsuyker said Tuesday night’s Budget is a major disappointment for North Coast residents.

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09th May 2012 12:05 PM

THE 2012-13 Federal Budget has been labelled a dud by Federal Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd.

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10th May 2012 5:05 AM

Federal Budget "amounts to more for constituents than Pacific Hwy funding and and $40 million for the long overdue upgrade...

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10th May 2012 6:05 AM

FATHER-of-five Colin Cussel and his wife Larisa Barnes plan to buy a new computer for their five-year-old daughter with the...

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10th May 2012 6:05 AM

NEARLY $100 a week from the average single worker's pay packet goes toward supporting those on welfare, the Federal Budget...

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11th May 2012 4:05 AM

IMMUNISATION coverage rates in the Gympie region and throughout Australia could be at risk after a GP incentive payment was...

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12th May 2012 1:05 AM

WHEN you've been riding motorbikes for more than 40 years, you don't expect to risk life and limb on your daily commute to...

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12th May 2012 3:05 AM

IT APPEARS the Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Wayne Swan last week has a number of positives for Ipswich.

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15th May 2012 7:05 AM

THE Federal Government has agreed to “quarantine” the $3.56 billion it allocated to the Pacific Highway in last month’s...

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15th June 2012 6:06 PM

THE Federal Government has agreed to “quarantine” the $3.56 billion it allocated to the Pacific Highway in the Federal...

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18th June 2012 4:06 AM

FEDERAL Treasurer Wayne Swan needs your help with his budget, sort of.

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17th Dec. 2012 1:12 PM

OPPOSITION Treasury spokesman Joe Hockey has called for Prime Minister Julia Gillard to reveal the true state of the...

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30th Jan. 2013 7:01 AM