Katherine Feeney

Katherine Feeney

Katherine Feeney heads the urban affairs desk for brisbanetimes.com.au. She is also one of Australia’s leading commentators on sex, love, dating and relationships via her popular blog CityKat.

LNP bins bag ban plan

Katherine Feeney A ban on plastic bags has been ruled out by the state government as part of a waste management strategy being developed to tackle Queensland's growing rubbish problem

City Hall bids to tackle pay controversy

Brisbane City Hall

Katherine Feeney Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will mirror Premier Campbell Newman in a bid to end controversy over a 41 per cent pay raise for politicians at City Hall.

Palmer vows to ban body scanners after airport dispute

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Katherine Feeney Mining magnate and would-be Prime Minister Clive Palmer would ban full body scanners at international airports after he had a run-in with security at the Brisbane Airport.

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Reveal bus services changes, transport minister told

Brisbane bus routes are under the microscope.

Tony Moore and Katherine Feeney Pressure is mounting on the Transport Minister Scott Emerson to announce changes to southeast Queensland's busways before the university semester begins.

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Secrets out: local law amendments a hot topic

Katherine Feeney The battle between opposition at City Hall and George Street over amendments to the Local Government Act intensified this morning after Minister David Crisafulli took to the airwaves to reject claims...

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Fluoride to stay in Brisbane's water supply

Brisbane residents have had fluoride in their drinking water since 2008.

Katherine Feeney Brisbane's water supply will continue to contain fluoride after Lord Mayor Graham Quirk declined an opportunity, enshrined in Newman government legislation, to opt out of the state system.

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City centre fiesta promises host of ideas

Burnett Lane, in Brisbane's CBD.

Katherine Feeney Days after the LNP state government announced their Queensland Plan summit, the party's council counterparts have followed suit with a talk fest of their own.

Inside the 'gay cure' ministries

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Katherine Feeney Exorcisms, hugging, behavioural management and marriage are among the methods used by a Christian ministry to "heal" homosexuals in Queensland, according to a former leader who now wants to see the...

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Team Quirk makes fist of campaign

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Katherine Feeney Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's LNP election campaign has claimed the endorsement of Hollywood hardman Chuck Norris in a cheeky billboard that has prompted warnings of a backfire.

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