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Taxis in bid for failing bus routes

Cameron Atfield Taxis could be fitted with Go Card readers and replace unprofitable bus routes under a proposal put forward by the Taxi Council of Queensland on Tuesday.

Leaked briefing tells MPs to spruik uniform message

Campbell Newman's government has

Amy Remeikis A leaked document shows the Newman government is continuing its PR push to turn public perceptions around.

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Spruce the goose? Oh no, the Bruce

Campbell Newman's brand has been tarnished since he became premier.

Amy Remeikis More delays guaranteed as the Bruce Highway “spruce” continues.

Annastacia Palaszczuk a viable alternative Premier, poll shows

41 per cent of poll respondents say Annastacia Palaszczuk would be the better Premier.

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman and Opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk neck-and-neck in preferred premier stakes.

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Campbell Newman promises Sunshine Coast road upgrade

Amy Remeikis LNP's $440 million quasi-election campaign announcement rests on asset sales agenda.

Is an alternative Brisbane to Caloundra link closer?

A short cut from the Bruce Highway Beerwah exit, travelling east towards Pelican Waters, has been flagged for the future.

Tony Moore Momentum is building for the Queensland Government to bring forward an alternative Bruce Highway link to Caloundra which could slice 45 minutes off a trip between Caloundra and Brisbane.

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Abbott steps in to spruik Qld roads

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered glowing praise for Queensland's transport infrastructure plans.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland government’s ‘transport week’ received a boost straight from the top, with Tony Abbott taking time out of his Team Australia schedule to throw his support behind the...

Bus drivers launch anti-privatisation petition

Brisbane's most used bus service, the CityGlider.

Kim Stephens Brisbane’s rail and bus union has called on Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to “stop dancing like a puppet to Campbell Newman” and publicly rebuff the State Government’s transport...

Speed limits increased on three Queensland highways

Queensland Government has announced changes to speed limits.

Kristian Silva Speed limits on sections of three Queensland highways have been increased to 110 km/h, with the changes to be in place by the end of the month.

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I don't want to lead LNP: John-Paul Langbroek

Queensland Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek.

Queensland's education minister says he has no interest in leading his party again should Premier Campbell Newman lose his seat.

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Privatisation of bus services out of council's hands: Lord Mayor

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says the state government will decide if the council continues to operate the city's bus services.

Kim Stephens The potential privatisation of Brisbane's bus network is out of City Hall's hands, according to the Lord Mayor.

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Newman left with tough decision after Stafford

Campbell Newman and Tony Abbott at the LNP annual conference.

Madonna King MADONNA KING: Campbell Newman's empty apology this week will neither calm voter anger.

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Phones may soon be used as Go Cards

Amy Remeikis 'Next generation ticketing project' to be opened to government tender.

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Coffee breaks and private planes lighten estimates hearings

Katter MP Ray Hopper was caught out sneaking in a coffee stop before estimates.

Amy Remeikis Funny thing happened to Katter Party leader Ray Hopper on the way to estimates.

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Opposition puts government on notice as LNP defends estimates scheduling

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis The majority of Hansard transcripts of this week’s estimates hearings will not be available until the end of next week.

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Five things we can expect at this year's Queensland budget estimates

Campbell Newman's government will be scrutinized during estimates hearings

Amy Remeikis This year’s budget estimates hearings, where ministers and their senior bureaucrats are compelled to answer questions on how they spend the public’s money, begin on Tuesday.

All aboard - GC light rail takes off

The G

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Ekka public transport costs frozen ahead of bumper year

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Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Saturday 17th August, 2013. 
Niki Curley, 17, and Elizya Curley, 8, with their auntie Robyn Mafrici, are on the Spinning Coaster at the 2013 EKKA at the RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane. BRISBANE. NEWS. SUN-HERALD. BRISBANE TIMES.

Natalie Bochenski The cost of taking public transport to the Ekka has been frozen as organisers prepare for the biggest turnout in numbers this century.

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Brisbane rail freight track on conference agenda

The idea of a new rail freight link was raised last year.

Tony Moore Rail freight link proposed between Toowoomba and Brisbane’s port.

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People power saves Dutton Park train station

A Brisbane train station.

Tony Moore Station escapes axe in 5 billion underground Bus and Train project.

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