Gladstone

Gladstone port inquiry requires 'prompt turnaround'

Tony Moore Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt will this week reveal details of a major inquiry into the leaking of dredge spoil onto the Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists get second shot at Gladstone Harbour probe

Tony Moore Two CSIRO scientists who last year found Gladstone Harbour to be healthy have been appointed to conduct a new independent inquiry into the harbour.

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Gladstone Harbour inquiry needed: scientist

Tony Moore A Fitzgerald-style inquiry should look into a Gladstone Harbour wall that leaked dredge material into the Great Barrier Reef, a prominent environmentalist says.

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Elderly man shot near Gladstone

Kim Stephens Elderly man shot in leg by two intruders south of Gladstone.

Bikies linked to Gladstone drug raids

Police raid a Gladstone home.

Kim Stephens Black Uhlans and Bandidos linked to clandestine drug laboratories

Privatise assets to fund infrastructure, Warren Truss tells Queensland

Legacy Way Tunnel in Brisbane

Tony Moore Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss has suggested Queensland follow the lead of New South Wales, which has offered 99-year leases on ports to raise billions of dollars for infrastructure projects.

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Qld to spend $6m on state budget campaign

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The government hopes to step up debate over plans to sell some Queensland assets.

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Mines handling risks pollution and legal action: report

Tony Moore Ministers accused of putting environment at risk and exposed state to legal action.

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State assets are attractive investments: QIC chair

Port of Townsville is one of the state assets the government is considering selling off.

Amy Remeikis The chair of the Queensland Investment Corporation believes appetite for infrastructure investments is growing, with demand often outstripping supply around the world.

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Legacy Way and BaT tunnel to be linked, ending long commute from western suburbs

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Tony Moore One of Brisbane's worst traffic crawls - the bus trip from the western suburbs through the city and out to the southside - is set to be shortened by more than 15 minutes.

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Another Cessna owned by fatal plane-crash company forced to land on road in 2010

Adrenalin Skydivers Cessna that made a forced landing in 2010

Rory Callinan Air crash investigators failed to find out three years ago why a plane associated with the company involved in Saturday's deadly Caboolture skydiving accident conducted a forced landing on a gravel...

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Mining-farming bill passed in parliament

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Amy Remeikis Bill aims to ensure agriculture and mining can co-exist in regional Queensland.

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Queensland treasurer flags increased taxes and fewer services, as well as asset sales

Tim Nicholls

Amy Remeikis Asset sales may not be enough to restock the state's coffers.

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Bonded store buildings link to key parts of Brisbane history, says submission

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Tony Moore The O'Reilly family that is linked to three century-old buildings in Margaret Street facing demolition are pioneers of the Australian steamship trade and a key part of Brisbane's port history.

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Brisbane Live: Friday January 31, 2014

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News from Brisbane and beyond, including the latest reports on tropical cyclone Dylan.

Inner-city rentals off to sluggish start

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Marissa Calligeros Brisbane's inner-city rental market has had a sluggish start to the year with the vacancy rate increasing to 4.1 per cent, new figures show.

Brisbane Live: Monday February 3, 2014

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Welcome to Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

Brisbane CSG company taps profits

Tony Moore New coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin will jump from 1000 a year to 1900 a year, according to a Brisbane-based CSG supply company.

Will venomous irukandji jellyfish reach south-east Queensland?

An Irukandji polyp, about 1mm big, magnified. Dr Jamie Seymour

Shannon Klein, Griffith University and Kylie Pitt, Griffith University Under changing ocean conditions, could more dangerous jellyfish be moving farther south?

Queensland gas boom to create 15,000 jobs at peak

A new report says Queensland’s gas industry will create twice as many jobs as previously anticipated.

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