Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis

New laws could restrict trading hours for bottle shops

Amy Remeikis Queenslanders would not be able to buy alcohol from bottle shops after 10pm under a new proposal Labor MPs have added to the government's alcohol-fuelled violence legislation.

Queensland LNP holds line on mandatory detention for asylum seeker children

Amy Remeikis Lawrence Springborg says LNP will only support resettling those who have "properly come to our shores".

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Premier addresses LNP poll result at American Chamber of Commerce event

Amy Remeikis Annastacia Palaszczuk's 'funny story' about being mistaken for an actor fell flat during her address to the American Chamber of Commerce (Queensland).

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Brisbane transport: Leaked report reveals public transport shake-up

South east Queensland fare zones will be reduced from 23 to eight claims the Opposition after receiving a leaked report

Amy Remeikis Fifteen zones and free trips scrapped, according to leaked report.

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Queensland youth justice reforms don't go far enough: legal and family groups

Amy Remeikis The Palaszczuk government's plan to overhaul youth justice laws wins approval but the government has still drawn fire for not addressing Queensland's policy of sending children to adult prisons.

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LNP would win Queensland government if election held now: poll

Amy Remeikis The rough start to the year for the Palaszczuk Government has been reflected in the polls, with the LNP renewed favourites to win an election, if one was to be held now.

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Pitt responds to power commission findings

Amy Remeikis Queensland's electricity prices will decrease over the next 20 years, but not because of anything the government is doing.

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Queensland electricity rebates should be adjusted: inquiry

The Queensland Productivity Commission report says the electricity industry should be deregulated.

Amy Remeikis Health Care Card holders should receive cuts instead of seniors: inquiry.

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Queensland must say no to four-year terms until democracy improves: QCCL

Amy Remeikis Queensland – vote no, or risk weakening "one of the few restraints" on the state government.

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Environmental groups outraged over Adani approval

Adani's environmental authority for the Carmichael mine in Queensland has been set aside after court action was taken by the Mackay Conservation Group.

Amy Remeikis Environment advocates have been quick to express their disappointment following the news the State Government has granted an environmental authority for the controversial Adani coal mine project in...

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LNP 'wait to be convinced' on lockout laws

The Opposition is still undecided on the state's lock out laws

Amy Remeikis The LNP are still yet to commit to a position regarding the government's alcohol fuelled violence laws, stating it is waiting to be convinced by evidence, but could not say what that evidence would...

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Commonwealth appoints judge with no office: Qld AG

Amy Remeikis Queensland's Attorney-General has accused George Brandis of an "empty gesture", as he appointed a new Federal Circuit Court judge to Queensland without consulting, or providing funds for their office.

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Zika virus: Qld needs to be ready: Dick

Amy Remeikis Queensland will host a round table meeting as it prepares for the possibility of the Zika virus hitting the State's shores, although Health Minister Cameron Dick was quick to point out there was no...

Rape advocates 'not welcome': Palaszczuk

The Return of Kings' message is

Amy Remeikis The Return of Kings' message is "despicable" and "disgusting", Australia's only female Premier said, adding their supporters were not welcome in Queensland.

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Poll finds Queenslanders support Labor's early last drinks laws

Amy Remeikis Polling suggests most Queenslanders support legislation calling for earlier last drinks but venue owners say passing lockout laws would let the "terrorists" win.

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State Opposition praised and damned for daring to mention asset sales

Amy Remeikis Predictable camps have formed after Lawrence Springborg mentioned asset sales, with the business community happy to talk while unions call it 'grave robbing'.

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Play time over on GST: Annastacia Palaszczuk

Amy Remeikis Premier sick of "kite flying" by federal government over GST.

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Labor united over alcohol-fuelled violence: Annastacia Palaszczuk

Labor needs a vote from the cross bench to pass it's alcohol-fuelled violence legislation.

Amy Remeikis Labor needs cross-bench vote, but Palaszczuk says "we need to do something".

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Queensland political donations inquiry stalled by PCCC stalemate

Amy Remeikis The Palaszczuk Government is still waiting on one piece of its parliamentary puzzle to be put in place before it pushes ahead with its commitment to hold an inquiry into political donations.

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One year on, Annastacia Palaszczuk still walking hung parliament tightrope

Labor leader Annastacia Palaszczuk on election night.

Amy Remeikis Labor election in shocked most watchers, but grip on power more precarious than it was 12 months ago.

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