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Adani slams 'biased' review of Queensland bird plan

Adani slams 'biased' review of Queensland bird plan

An endangered bird could blow Adani's Queensland coal mine off course after a review found its plan to protect the species wasn't good enough.

  • by Tracey Ferrier

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Government asked to consider free public transport for all kids
Public Transport

Government asked to consider free public transport for all kids

The plan would bust congestion and cost just $56 million per year, Maiwar MP Michael Berkman said.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'It was a mistake for this government to take so long': Labor backbencher
Waste

'It was a mistake for this government to take so long': Labor backbencher

Queensland will finally reintroduce a waste levy to stop interstate trucks after it was scrapped under the LNP in 2012. But one backbencher has taken aim at her government for taking "so long".

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Premier called upon to halt electronic medical record project
E-Health Investigation

Premier called upon to halt electronic medical record project

The Queensland premier said the scheduling of Queensland Health IT projects were being reviewed.

  • by Lucy Stone
Queenslanders asked if voluntary euthanasia should be allowed for under-18s
Euthanasia

Queenslanders asked if voluntary euthanasia should be allowed for under-18s

Queenslanders have been asked to say whether they support voluntary assisted dying being legalised.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Lime's scooters squeeze out more than half a million rides in Brisbane
City life

Lime's scooters squeeze out more than half a million rides in Brisbane

As the end of a trial period looms, concerns persist about injuries and riders not wearing helmets.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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Inadequate sentences in child deaths shows why we need mandatory sentences: LNP
Child abuse

Inadequate sentences in child deaths shows why we need mandatory sentences: LNP

Shadow Attorney-General David Janetzki says he is in disbelief when he thinks of how offenders who have committed the most sickening of crimes have received less than 10 years in jail.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
New umpire to hear complaints about dirty taxis and Ubers
Uber

New umpire to hear complaints about dirty taxis and Ubers

Transport Minister Mark Bailey insists his government continues to talk to the industry through the "most disruptive chapter in its history".

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland revenge porn law passes through Parliament
Cyber bullying

Queensland revenge porn law passes through Parliament

Sharing revenge porn will become illegal in Queensland, which could even have saved a "Plonker" MP from having his private photos shared.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
This is where Queensland is still missing the mark on Closing the Gap
Indigenous

This is where Queensland is still missing the mark on Closing the Gap

Indigenous people in Queensland are still more likely to be locked up, unemployed or not in school, although some key improvements have been made.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
We must truly honour the legacy of Queensland's slain children
Opinion
Child safety

We must truly honour the legacy of Queensland's slain children

The faces and names of Queensland’s slain children - Mason, Tiahleigh, Tyrell, Hemi, Matthew and Kyhesha-Lee – are etched deep in our consciousness.

  • by Lindsay Wegener