Councils want $40 m in disaster relief funding immediately and for no changes to disaster relief funding ratios in federal...

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04th May 2015 6:05 AM

A RAFT of changes to the aged pension will mean 230,000 part-pensioners with more assets have their pensions cut, while...

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07th May 2015 11:05 AM

OUR Federal Member Bruce Scott said he had done everything in his power to ensure we get our fair share in the upcoming...

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08th May 2015 7:05 AM

THE Labor Government has labelled Joe Hockey as a "lame duck" who has failed to stand tall in the lead up to Tuesday's...

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11th May 2015 10:05 AM

SUNSHINE Coast families have weighed in on the $3.5 billion childcare initiatives which have been touted as the centrepiece...

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11th May 2015 2:05 PM

A KEY national body that reviews Federal Government administrative decisions in the interest of “fairness, honesty and...

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11th May 2015 4:05 PM

CLARENCE Valley Council’s bean counters will comb through tonight’s Federal Budget announcement for any sign of help for...

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12th May 2015 5:05 AM

THE NEXT stage of funding for major infrastructure projects such as the Mackay Ring Road will be included in the Federal...

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12th May 2015 7:05 AM

WE CAUGHT up with our State MPs to see what they would like the Abbott Government to deliver in tonight's budget.

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12th May 2015 7:05 AM

IT IS disappointing to see the Eight Mile may have fallen back down the State Government’s priority list with the latest...

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12th May 2015 7:05 AM

TONIGHT, Treasurer Joe Hockey heads into his second budget with large chunks of the wreckage of his first one still...

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12th May 2015 8:05 AM

NEARLY half of eligible women will be worse off under the government’s parental leave changes, which save nearly $1 billion...

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12th May 2015 8:05 AM

SMALL businesses on the Sunshine Coast could be big winners in tonight’s Federal Budget.

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12th May 2015 10:05 AM

Two pensioners discuss their fears and wishes before the 2015 federal budget is released.

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12th May 2015 4:05 PM

TOOWOOMBA pensioners could be $30 a fortnight better off as a result of the latest Federal Budget's pension overhaul.

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12th May 2015 4:05 PM

TONY Abbott government is backing down on its controversial plan to make younger people seeking the dole wait up to six...

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12th May 2015 7:05 PM

THE Abbott Government has taken a softly, softly approach in its second budget, with the target to reach a surplus by...

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12th May 2015 7:05 PM

WELFARE groups have slammed Joe Hockey's latest budget, saying Struggle Street is only about to get a whole lot worse in...

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12th May 2015 8:05 PM

BUSINESS groups have urged the Senate to pass Joe Hockey's latest budget, saying the government has listened to many parts...

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12th May 2015 8:05 PM

SOUTHERN Downs Regional Council is calling on the Federal Government to cut red tape for business owners.

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13th May 2015 5:05 AM

LAST night’s Federal Budget left Rose City’s small business community frustrated and wanting more.

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13th May 2015 5:05 AM

TOOWOOMBA pensioner Ray Campbell always gets worried when the government “starts talking about money”.

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13th May 2015 5:05 AM

FEDERAL Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has described the 2015 Federal Budget as a ‘have-a-go’ Budget that will help local...

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13th May 2015 6:05 AM

QUEENSLAND has been left with a multi-billion-dollar funding shortfall in health, education and infrastructure, the state's...

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13th May 2015 8:05 AM

THERE'S a push locally for more money for the Eight Mile Intersection, but not every local agrees it's needed.

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13th May 2015 10:05 AM

Anitta Stallwood has welcomed the Federal Budgets new small business initiatives and said the measures would directly...

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13th May 2015 11:05 AM

MEMBER for Toowoomba North Trevor Watts has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment in small business, infrastructure...

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13th May 2015 2:05 PM

Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche comments on the FIFO zone allowance changes in this year's...

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13th May 2015 3:05 PM

REGIONAL areas such as the Southern Downs are at the heart of the Federal Government's budget, according to Federal Member...

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13th May 2015 3:05 PM

THE release of the Federal Budget 2015-16 has been hailed as a win by welfare cheats and dole bludgers.

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13th May 2015 5:05 PM

THE QT’s Facebook readers have expressed their disappointment at the Federal Budget’s lack of funding for the Darra to...

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14th May 2015 5:05 AM

THE GOAT track will remain a goat track for at least another three years.

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14th May 2015 5:05 AM

IN THE eyes of the Salvation Army the Federal Budget fails to accommodate those struggling to make ends meet.

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14th May 2015 5:05 AM

OUR Federal and Local Members are sticking by their party’s Federal Budget– dubbing it a big win for the region’s...

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14th May 2015 5:05 AM

CHILDREN and veterans in Ipswich are set to be hit hard by a further $2 billion cut to health in the Federal budget.

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14th May 2015 5:05 AM

BUNDABERG'S hoped-for $8 million funding contribution from the Federal Government to build a $24 million multiuse community...

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14th May 2015 9:05 AM

WHILE farmers are spruiked as one of the winners of the new budget, the concessions apply more to northern country than to...

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14th May 2015 10:05 AM

MOTHER of six Denise Kritikakis says she won’t benefit from the Federal Government’s $3.5billion childcare shake up...

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14th May 2015 11:05 AM

“CAUTIOUS optimism.” That’s the reaction from USQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas to the 2015 Federal Budget.

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15th May 2015 5:05 AM

THE mummy movement has been at it again, this time not-so-subtly protesting the changes to the paid parental leave scheme...

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16th May 2015 5:05 AM

THE NSW Labor Party has warned the Clarence Valley could lose out with backpackers opting to not visit the region because...

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18th May 2015 9:05 AM

THE budget is completely different from last year.

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19th May 2015 12:05 PM

THE Federal Budget has seen $8.2million given to local councils for them to address maintenance issues with Cowper...

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19th May 2015 4:05 PM

THE Minister for Health Sussan Ley has hit back against claims the Federal Government axed funding to the Healthy Kids...

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20th May 2015 5:05 AM

A FEDERAL Government decision to pause indexation of grants it gives local government will cost the Clarence Valley...

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22nd May 2015 10:05 AM

IMAGINE a day where you cannot eat meat, fish, any dairy products, nuts, seeds, legumes and most other processed foods...

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26th May 2015 5:05 AM

‘NO CHANGE to pensions’, was the Coalition’s promise before the 2013 election.

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23rd June 2015 5:06 AM

DESPITE Joe Hockey’s calls for an “end to the age of entitlement”, the Abbott Government has given business $500 million...

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25th June 2015 6:06 AM