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'I can't put myself in another woman's shoes': Premier opens up on abortion

'I can't put myself in another woman's shoes': Premier opens up on abortion

A passionate Annastacia Palaszczuk admitted she had friends who had made difficult decisions about abortion, as she called for respectful debate on the issue.

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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Queensland home aged-care program spared the axe
Aged-care

Queensland home aged-care program spared the axe

A free Queensland in-home aged-care service will continue, after the health minister stepped in to stop it being axed.

  • by Stuart Layt
'This is not a sinkhole': Rangers monitor landslip on hungry Queensland beach
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'This is not a sinkhole': Rangers monitor landslip on hungry Queensland beach

It is believed the landslip, at Inskip Point near Rainbow Beach, happened overnight and now spans 200-300 metres.

Queensland government boosts funding for HIV prevention
Health

Queensland government boosts funding for HIV prevention

More Queenslanders will be able to access prevention treatment for HIV with the state government increasing its funding of efforts to help people take the drug.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
'Rangey McRange Face' among suggestions for new Queensland road
Roads

'Rangey McRange Face' among suggestions for new Queensland road

Minister says the more frivolous names submitted for major piece of Queensland infrastructure did not have the support of the mayor.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Virus discovery offers new means of controlling Queensland's cane toad
Science

Virus discovery offers new means of controlling Queensland's cane toad

Cane toad DNA holds the key to its destruction, scientists say.

  • by Alison Brown
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Law to address one of the 'great dark sins of our time'
Child abuse

Law to address one of the 'great dark sins of our time'

Queensland survivors of institutional child abuse will be able to access compensation and counselling.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Strawberry copycats are wasting police time, says Queensland Premier
Food safety

Strawberry copycats are wasting police time, says Queensland Premier

Copycat strawberry tampering has been denounced as worse than the original crime, as the federal government matches a $1 million assistance package.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Spike in cases of life-threatening lung disease in workers
Healthcare

Spike in cases of life-threatening lung disease in workers

Six compensation claims have been made for terminal cases of a workplace disease following a spike in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Signatures on a petition opposing abortion reform repeated up to eight times
Abortion

Signatures on a petition opposing abortion reform repeated up to eight times

A petition opposing proposed changes to Queensland's abortion laws is being examined after accusations some details may be fraudulent.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Disturbing gap identified in Queensland's revenge porn legislation

Disturbing gap identified in Queensland's revenge porn legislation

Sickening cases of abuse have been detailed during a hearing into proposed revenge porn laws in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell