Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis

RSPCA says criminal bikie laws threatening fundraising ride

Amy Remeikis RSPCA Queensland says the state government's anti-association bikie laws are costing the charity money, with people “too afraid” to join its fundraising motorcycle ride.

State government considers ban on polling booth canvassing

Party volunteers at the  Clontarf Beach State School on the day of the Redcliffe byelection.

Amy Remeikis Running the gauntlet of political volunteers on election day could become a thing of the past, if the government moves forward with a proposal to ban canvassing at polling booths.

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$7 billion Queensland Motorways makes healthy profit for QIC

TOLL ROAD.

Amy Remeikis In a financial win for Queensland Investment Corporation, the state's 70km tollroad system has been sold for more than twice the pricetag it settled for in 2011.

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Measles threat in city's south

Amy Remeikis Southside residents are being warned to be alert for measles symptoms.

Campbell Newman learned of David Gibson issues three weeks ago

Member for Gympie David Gibson.

Amy Remeikis Premier says he “immediately” referred claims to Clerk of Parliament.

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MP David Gibson refuses to submit to 'political blackmail'

David Gibson

Amy Remeikis Queensland MP David Gibson says he will not stand down from his seat or as chair of the parliamentary ethics committee despite the publication of information regarding a court action from his past.

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Palmer's big plans for Qld

Clive Palmer

Amy Remeikis Clive Palmer has launched his latest salvo to the Queensland government, warning he is preparing for the next state election and sees no reason his party won't play a big role in its outcome.

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Qld asset sales 'don't stack up': economist

The Institute of Public Affairs has called for the privatisation of Queensland's electricity infrastructure.

Amy Remeikis Economist says Qld government needs to present 'coherent' case for asset sales.

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Information release 'regrettable': Gibson

David Gibson

Amy Remeikis MP says it's 'regrettable' a former friend released information about his past.

Labor members will join unions despite Shorten reforms: Qld MP

Amy Remeikis Labor party members will choose to join unions “whether it is compulsory or not”, Queensland Labor MP Curtis Pitt believes.

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'Strong Choices' website rated a success and 'fatally flawed'

Amy Remeikis The Queensland Government is heralding its "Strong Choices" website a success at the same time as the opposition has labelled it "fatally flawed'' and called for its removal.

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Kate Middleton steals show as Brisbane welcomes royals

Catherine

Amy Remeikis Waiting for Kate is an interesting process.

William and Kate visit a 'special day' for Queensland

Amy Remeikis and Cameron Atfield It not every day that meeting a prince is a consolation prize.

Palmer party sex offender bill rejected

Amy Remeikis A parliamentary committee has rejected a Palmer United Party bill which would have allowed police the power to enter and search the premises of sex offenders, amidst claims from a committee member...

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Petition to allow Cape York mining rejected by State Government

Amy Remeikis The government has rejected a petition calling for the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve mining ban to be reversed.

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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

chivas regal

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

Doctors, generic

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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