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

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

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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
'Intimidating and frightening': LNP details complaints against Costigan
LNP

'Intimidating and frightening': LNP details complaints against Costigan

"He told her she was pretty, he told her he liked young girls." The LNP has unleashed on expelled member Jason Costigan.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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'Unacceptable injustice': Attorney-General slams mandatory sentencing
Yvette D'Ath

'Unacceptable injustice': Attorney-General slams mandatory sentencing

A dad who left his child in the car and a father who fractured his child skull would be treated the same under mandatory sentencing, she said.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
LNP accused of 'political point scoring' over Robert Fardon text
Crime

LNP accused of 'political point scoring' over Robert Fardon text

Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath has accused the opposition of "cheap, inaccurate political point scoring" over a notorious sex offender.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Spotify-style subscription for hiring cars will be the future of transport
Driverless cars

Spotify-style subscription for hiring cars will be the future of transport

You could drive around in a hatchback during the week and hop in a Mustang to cruise down the coast on the weekend.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Booted MP Jason Costigan is missing his first days as an independent
LNP

Booted MP Jason Costigan is missing his first days as an independent

Jason Costigan has left an empty seat on the crossbench, amid his first days as an independent.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Former assistant health minister Chris Davis wins $1.4 million discrimination payout
Queensland Health

Former assistant health minister Chris Davis wins $1.4 million discrimination payout

Former assistant health minister Chris Davis has been awarded more than $1.4 million in damages after he was denied a job with the Metro North Hospital and Health Service after his spectacular falling-out with the Newman government.

  • by Cameron Atfield