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'Sorry kids, sorry grandkids': Former Queensland under treasurer slams debt

'Sorry kids, sorry grandkids': Former Queensland under treasurer slams debt

Respected former senior public servant Leo Hielscher says he supports the Adani mine and a new coal-fired power station in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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'Odourbusters' taskforce to tackle the Ipswich stink
Ipswich

'Odourbusters' taskforce to tackle the Ipswich stink

A $2.5 million taskforce has been established to investigate offensive odours plaguing the Ipswich area.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'I would never have invested into Queensland property'
Government

'I would never have invested into Queensland property'

An Australian citizen was shocked to discover that being overseas for more than six months meant his property was slugged with an 'absentee' tax.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
How Ipswich City Council will get the sack revealed in draft bill
Ipswich

How Ipswich City Council will get the sack revealed in draft bill

The proposed laws will allow Ipswich councillors to nominate for the next local government elections in 2020.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Almost half of all toll road complaints about Transurban in Queensland
Roads

Almost half of all toll road complaints about Transurban in Queensland

Queenslanders cannot look forward to discounted toll roads, while the Ombudsman is funded by the industry and only works part time.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland MPs to be lobbied for their vote on abortion laws
Abortion

Queensland MPs to be lobbied for their vote on abortion laws

Pro-choice and pro-life groups are set to campaign ahead of a historic vote to decriminalise abortion in Queensland later this year.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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Labor to introduce legislation to decriminalise abortion in Queensland
Abortion

Labor to introduce legislation to decriminalise abortion in Queensland

Labor will move to decriminalise abortion in Queensland and introduce "safe zones" of 150 metres around clinics.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Conscience vote on abortion may be 'appropriate': LNP leader
Abortion

Conscience vote on abortion may be 'appropriate': LNP leader

LNP leader Deb Frecklington said MPs had been allowed a conscience vote on "beginning and end of life" in the past but she would need to see the detail of proposed legislation.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Ex-One Nation adviser found guilty of rape
Courts

Ex-One Nation adviser found guilty of rape

A former One Nation staffer has been found guilty of assaulting and raping a woman in Brisbane in 2007.

  • by Warren Barnsley & David Sigston
Rent for Queensland ministerial offices doubles to $10 million
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Public service

Rent for Queensland ministerial offices doubles to $10 million

Following the move to 1 William Street, taxpayers are now forking out millions of dollars more to rent ministerial office space.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
LNP rejects recommendation to sell Queensland energy assets
Energy

LNP rejects recommendation to sell Queensland energy assets

The LNP has ruled out an ACCC recommendation to sell off Queensland energy assets.

  • by Felicity Caldwell