Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis

Electricity network leases of up to 99 years not a sale, insists Jeff Seeney

Amy Remeikis Government working hard to market power network plan as a lease rather than a sale.

A Thursday of terror for south-east Queensland

One of the men arrested during a raid on an Islamic store in Logan, south of Brisbane.

Cameron Atfield and Amy Remeikis South-east Queensland became front and centre of fundamentalist terrorism fears on Thursday with raids, court appearances, revelations of a foiled attack and the departure of troops to the Middle...

Queensland slow on medical marijuana take up

The push to legalise cannabis for medical purposes is gaining momentum.

Amy Remeikis Tony Abbott is on board.

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Queensland terror attack averted by 'just days'

Australian Federal Police arrest a man during a raid on an Islamic store in Logan, south of Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis One of the Logan men arrested on terror-related charges last week is understood to have been planning a terror attack on Queensland soil.

Potato, potartoh - government plan 'the sale you have when you're not having a sale'

Amy Remeikis The government's plan to privatise the electricity network through long-term leases will have no benefit for consumers according to one of the state's leading economists.

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Treasurer Tim Nicholls in power privatisation turnaround

The Queensland government is considering offering a long term lease on the poles and wires section of the state's electricity network.

Amy Remeikis Queensland will have a private electricity network if the Liberal National Party wins next year's election.

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Queensland 'the safest place in the world': Campbell Newman

Premier Campbell Newman says Queensland is the safest holiday destination in the world.

Amy Remeikis Queensland has a new tool in its tourism selling point tool box – safety.

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NBN could save Telehealth Program for rural Queenslanders

Amy Remeikis The government's Telehealth Program, which connects people in the bush to doctors in the city, is being hampered by poor internet speeds.

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Security to conduct train toilet searches as terror threat raised

Commuters are no longer allowed to used bins at Brisbane train stations because of security concerns.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Rail staff will be required to check toilets on trains entering Brisbane city for suspicious items as it continues its response to the raised terror threat alert.

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Calming Islam fears difficult in current climate

Amy Remeikis Every Muslim in Australia should "stand up and condemn this horrible thing and they should be doing it all the time", says one of Brisbane's Islamic leaders, as tensions over the elevated terror...

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Bins banned as nation on high alert

Commuters are no longer allowed to used bins at Brisbane train stations because of security concerns.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Rail is stopping commuters from using bins at train stations, as it responds to the nation's elevated terror threat alert.

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Great Barrier Reef plan 'like saving a sinking ship with a thimble'

Conservationists worry the Great Barrier Reef management plan is too little, too late.

Amy Remeikis Conservationists already doubting 35-year plan will work.

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Bomb squad called to Brisbane court precinct

Police.

Natalie Bochenski and Amy Remeikis The suspicious black suitcase which sparked a bomb scare outside Brisbane's CBD court complex has been found to contain only clothes and shoes.

Terror threat level won't affect G20 'at this stage': Newman

Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Premier says "there will be changes to things that you see in your daily lives".

Campbell Newman: now and zen

Campbell Newman has seemingly found his inner peace.

Amy Remeikis Buoyed by recent poll results which showed the LNP government have not slipped further in popularity, Premier Campbell Newman has stepped up his re-branding strategy, moving from 'boring' to 'serene'.

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Government estimates hearings change cost taxpayers almost $8000

Premier Campbell Newman at this year's budget estimates hearings.

Amy Remeikis The government's estimates budget hearings experiment cost taxpayers an additional $8000.

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Queensland unemployment rises and falls depending on perspective

Queensland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped 0.1 per cent.

Amy Remeikis Seasonally adjusted rate drops while trend rate shows increase.

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Campbell Newman backs Queensland Muslim community

Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis The state's Muslim community has the "full and total support" of Premier Campbell Newman, who has urged Queenslanders to focus on "people who do the wrong thing" and not a religion.

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'Populist' Newman government hiding behind facade: Tony Fitzgerald

Tony Fitzgerald says power in the state has been transferred to

Amy Remeikis There's no love lost between Tony Fitzgerald and the Newman government.

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Gender equality in judiciary has 'worsened' under LNP: Justice Margaret McMurdo

Justice Margaret McMurdo.

Amy Remeikis Six months ago, a speech on gender equality in Queensland's judicial system by Justice Margaret McMurdo sparked a war of words with the LNP government, which the two ends of George Street are still...

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