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Queensland police rack up hefty illicit drug bill

Queensland police rack up hefty illicit drug bill

Four kilos of ‘ice’ were among the drugs purchased or seized in covert police operations, according to the Queensland Police Service.

  • by Alison Brown

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Queensland attorney-general seeks urgent advice on Fardon release
Child safety

Queensland attorney-general seeks urgent advice on Fardon release

Queensland's attorney-general doesn't want convicted sexual predator Robert John Fardon to be released unsupervised into the community, but may not have any legal means to stop it happening.

  • by Stuart Layt
Queensland close to board gender equality
Gender equality

Queensland close to board gender equality

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says her government is close to achieving its goal of equal gender representation on its boards.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Four-fold spike in calls to Queensland’s integrity and ethics watchdog
Watchdog

Four-fold spike in calls to Queensland’s integrity and ethics watchdog

The number of politicians and bureaucrats seeking confidential advice on ethical dilemmas and integrity issues has risen to a record high.

  • by Alison Brown
Queensland pedestrian deaths prompt ad campaign
Road safety

Queensland pedestrian deaths prompt ad campaign

With Queensland experiencing one of the worst years on record for pedestrian deaths, the state government has launched a campaign to remind people to pay attention around crossings.

  • by Stuart Layt
Protesters force lockdown of Queensland government HQ
Adani

Protesters force lockdown of Queensland government HQ

They wanted assurances the government would prosecute Adani over an alleged breach of its pollution licence for releasing sludge into wetlands near the Great Barrier Reef in 2017.

  • by Aaron Bunch
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Gabba eyes light up as WA earns $10 million from stadium naming rights
Planning

Gabba eyes light up as WA earns $10 million from stadium naming rights

Sports Minister Mick de Brenni says the $10 million received by the Western Australian government for the naming rights for Perth Arena is a positive sign as Queensland seeks a multimillion-dollar naming right sponsor for the Gabba.

  • by Tony Moore
Queensland LNP MPs urged to reject abortion laws
LNP

Queensland LNP MPs urged to reject abortion laws

The youth branch of Queensland's Liberal National Party is calling on its state parliamentarians to reject abortion laws introduced to State Parliament this week.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Palaszczuk to consider Katter party response
Katter's Australian Party

Palaszczuk to consider Katter party response

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is considering Katter's Australian Party's response to her demand that its state members denounce Senator Fraser Anning's divisive maiden speech.

Queensland moves to toughen 'revenge porn' laws
Harassment

Queensland moves to toughen 'revenge porn' laws

Sharing or even threatening to share compromising images of another person in Queensland could soon see perpetrators jailed for up to three years.

  • by Stuart Layt
Ipswich administrator to 'recraft' council
Ipswich

Ipswich administrator to 'recraft' council

The man appointed to run the south-east Queensland city of Ipswich after the council was dissolved by the state government says he wants to focus on repairing the city's reputation.

  • by Stuart Layt