Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis

Contracts dispute sparks 'unprecedented unity' in medical industry

Amy Remeikis The doctor contracts dispute has led to "unprecedented unity" between medicos and their representative bodies, says the head of the Australian Medical Association, adding they need to stick together.

The bottle of Chivas that blew open the Fitzgerald Inquiry

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Amy Remeikis Two bottles of booze hanging over corruption hearings. Two government hangovers.

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Strong choices domain name taken by ETU

strong choices

Amy Remeikis The Electrical Trades Union has made the ‘strong choice’ to take part in the government’s asset sales decision making campaign – by registering a domain name to take the gloss off “Strong Choices”.

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Doctors delay vote on unseen contracts

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Amy Remeikis The state's senior medicos have so little trust in the government, doctors have refused to vote on whether they will even consider the new contracts, without seeing them first.

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Former CMC commisioners pan watchdog changes

Amy Remeikis Five former commissioners of the Crime and Misconduct Commission fear the government may have missed the point when it comes to the CMC’s independence.

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Strong choices on budget spark debate

Amy Remeikis They are the ‘strong choices’ Queensland has been told it has to make, but users of the ‘people’s budget’ have complained their choices have already been made for them.

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Lawyer Peter Russo to run in Sunnybank for Labor

Peter Russo

Amy Remeikis He stood and spoke on behalf of client Scott Driscoll as the former MP made a last ditch plea for mercy.

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New party 'stands up for integrity'

Voting.

Amy Remeikis The creator of the No Tolls, No Sell-Offs party believes his party’s message has tapped into an electorate looking for an alternative.

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Parody accounts re-emerge ahead of election

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Amy Remeikis Political parody Twitter account users beware – your real identity is easier to find than you think.

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Staunch the flow of 'potentially corrupting money' to policital parties: expert

Grabbing cash tightly.

Amy Remeikis Political donation laws should be driven by principles, not ideologies, says one of the nation's leading experts on the topic.

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New poll shows LNP at risk of losing election

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis Another day, another poll and another bad result for the Queensland government.

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Doctor-government relations healing

Doctors? representatives are ?cautiously optimistic? the dispute between the state?s senior medicos and the government is almost at an end.

Amy Remeikis Doctors’ representatives are “cautiously optimistic” the dispute between the state’s senior medicos and the government is almost at an end.

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Newman meeting donation: Opposition calls for independent probe

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis The Independent Commission Against Corruption’s hearing into Australian Water Holdings dealings may have moved on from its mention of Campbell Newman, but Queensland politics has not.

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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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Chairman replaces chairperson in legislation

Amy Remeikis The state government has been accused of “turning back the clock” by proposing a change to gender-specific language in its legislation.

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Doctor contracts: Government agrees to changes

The Minister For Heath Lawrence Springborg speaks during question time in Parliament in brisbane. 17th of May 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Amy Remeikis The government has blinked in its standoff with the state’s senior doctors, agreeing to a last-minute change to the contracts that have been the cause of months of distrust and disharmony.

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Government and unions clash over energy assets

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ELECTRICITY METER GENERIC, ENERGY, POWER USAGE, INDUSTRY, RESOURCES.

Amy Remeikis Energy assets are shaping up as ground zero between the government and unions in the privatisation debate.

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VLAD laws led to Gold Coast raids: police minister

Jack Dempsey.

Amy Remeikis Weekend raids on the Gold Coast that netted one of Australia's most wanted alleged crime bosses would not have been possible without the government’s VLAD laws, Police Minister Jack Dempsey says.

Doctor contract amendments pass in parliament

Housing and Public Works Minister Bruce Flegg.

Amy Remeikis Government legislates contract concessions as MPs urge return to negotiating table.

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LNP would lose an election held this week: survey

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generic voting , election , elections , ballot box

Amy Remeikis If an election had been held this week the LNP state government would have been voted out, a new poll has found.

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