Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis

Help end HIV by 2020: Queensland yet to commit to antiretroviral PrEP trials

Amy Remeikis Queensland needs to join trials to help stop new HIV transmissions in the next four years, the state's AIDS Council has urged, with New South Wales and Victoria both embarking on PrEP trials.

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Queensland prepares for risk of Zika virus with advice on mosquitoes

Amy Remeikis Queensland's health authorities are undertaking research to determine if any other species of mosquito can spread the devastating Zika virus, as the state prepares for its potential spread onto its...

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NSW farmer Brendan Farrell drives hay runs for drought-stricken Queensland farms

Stanbridge farmer Brendan Farrell with his son, Sam, and some of the hay bales to be transported.

Amy Remeikis "We have hay, we have a truck," a fourth-generation farmer thought. Years later, he has plenty more, as part of a massive convoy helping Qld's drought-hit farmers.

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Former head of Queensland AMA suggests return of death penalty

Former AMA Queensland president Dr Christian Rowan has come out in support of the death penalty.

Amy Remeikis The former head of the Queensland Australian Medical Association has advocated for a return of the death penalty.

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Cannabis to be trialled on epileptic Queensland kids, MS sufferers: Premier

Queensland will trial medicinal cannabis in 2016, aiming specifically at those suffering from severe epilepsy.

Amy Remeikis Queensland children with severe epilepsy and multiple sclerosis patients will have access to medical marijuana from next year.

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Queensland doctors 'Pineapple group' votes to accept Labor pay offer

Amy Remeikis The cohort of Queensland doctors known as the 'Pineapple group' has claimed victory, with doctors voting to accept Labor's pay offer.

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Queensland poll result still in the balance

Robbie Katter, pictured, and Shane Knuth, the two Katter's Australian Party MPs, along with independent Sunshine Coast MP Peter Wellington, may be crucial in determining the government of Queensland.

Amy Remeikis Queensland still faces days of political uncertainty following the weekend's state election with neither major party looking like picking up enough seats to win government outright.

Eight children slain in their home in Cairns were found by their brother

Police try to comfort a woman in Murray Street, Manoora, outside the Cairns house
where the bodies of eight children were found.

Amy Remeikis Eight children murdered in their home were found by their brother.

Bondi, Newtown Manly … hang on, this isn't Brisbane!

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Amy Remeikis The Queensland Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey has been asked to explain why a Brisbane advertising campaign seemingly promotes Sydney.

Brisbane families gather to pray for missing couples

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Amy Remeikis A world away from the frantic scenes at Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, two Brisbane families prayed for hope.

Daniel Morcombe's family steels itself for trial of Brett Peter Cowan

Amy Remeikis It was the eyes that grabbed you first. Then the smile. Both looked like they belonged to a much younger boy.

Disgraced Young LNP star comes back to the fold

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Amy Remeikis Ben Riley elected, unopposed, as the federal Young Liberal president six months after being suspended from the party.

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Mourners recall Noelene and Yvana Bischoff's plans before tragic trip to Bali

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Amy Remeikis Just as they did everything else, Noelene Bischoff and her daughter, Yvana, known simply as ''the girls'', left on their final journey together.

Signs Kevin Rudd, Peter Garrett may be called before insulation inquiry as counsel emphasises its powers

Amy Remeikis To those listening closely enough, it might have sounded like a thinly-veiled threat.

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Kevin Rudd and Peter Garrett may be called to witness box at insulation program inquiry

Foreign minister Kevin Rudd and School eduction minister Peter Garrett during question time at Parliament House Canberra on Thursday 24 November 2011. Photo: Andrew Meares

Amy Remeikis To those listening close enough, it might have sounded like a thinly veiled threat.

Home insulation inquiry 'won't repeat earlier probes'

Builder in mask putting in pink batts for insulation.

Amy Remeikis Catherine and Kevin Fuller know what killed their son. Now they want to know how.

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Reprieve for baby Ferouz's asylum seeker family

Refugee processing centre at Nauru.

Amy Remeikis The family of a premature baby born in Brisbane will be allowed to stay in Australia for the time being after the federal government agreed to ensure they would receive ''a fair process'' before any...

Windsor not Palmer's phantom candidate

Independent MP Tony Windsor with MPs from the Cross Party Working Group on Refugees, comment on asylum seekers during a doorstop interview, at Parliament House in Canberra, on Tuesday 24 July 2012. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Amy Remeikis Tony Windsor says he is not Clive Palmer's phantom federal candidate despite rumours of the independent federal MP joining the United Australia Party, sparked by a cryptic tweet.

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Costello conflict claim

Ex Federal Treasurer Peter Costello

Mark Hawthorne, Amy Remeikis A complaint about former federal treasurer Peter Costello lodged with Queensland's Crime and Misconduct Commission highlights potential conflicts of interest between his job overseeing the future of...

Butt out of education, Queensland tells PM

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Daniel Hurst and Amy Remeikis Queensland has told Julia Gillard to “butt out of education” while revealing it would follow Victoria in hatching its own school funding reform plan.

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