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Mining industry in daily meetings with state government over clean-up bill

Mining industry in daily meetings with state government over clean-up bill

Former resources minister Stephen Robertson has been called in to mediate meetings between the mining industry and the state government.

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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Queensland's only mega cruise ship terminal already has 180 bookings
Brisbane

Queensland's only mega cruise ship terminal already has 180 bookings

A fly-through video has been released showing what the $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal will look like.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Thousands of school staff to strike following months of negotiations
Industrial relations

Thousands of school staff to strike following months of negotiations

Thousands of school staff will walk off the job on Monday after union negotiations over a new pay deal with the Labor Queensland government broke down.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland renters are worried about plumbing and pest infestations
Renting

Queensland renters are worried about plumbing and pest infestations

More than 40,000 people have shared their biggest gripes about renting and being a landlord in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
CCC probes bribery allegations against south-east Queensland mayor
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Queensland councils

CCC probes bribery allegations against south-east Queensland mayor

Queensland's anti-corruption body is investigating claims businessman Shane Newcombe boasted he knew he would win a lucrative Moreton Bay Regional Council events contract.

  • by Mark Solomons
Lady Cilento business name deregistered before decision announced
Hospitals

Lady Cilento business name deregistered before decision announced

However, Health Minister Steven Miles' office says any suggestion the deregistration was linked with the decision to change the hospital's name was untrue.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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Sunshine Coast koala habitat protected in $3.5 million land buy
Biodiversity

Sunshine Coast koala habitat protected in $3.5 million land buy

Almost 2400 hectares of koala habitat has been saved from a pine plantation near Tewantin in a landmark $3.5 million buyout by a conservation group, a local council and the Queensland government.

  • by Tony Moore
Queensland-wide shark-control program to go ahead with contractors despite strikes
Shark

Queensland-wide shark-control program to go ahead with contractors despite strikes

Fisheries officers announced industrial action one day after a fatal shark attack but said it would not impact on Cid Harbour.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Engineers forced to work as Queensland cabbies as qualifications remain unrecognised
Immigration

Engineers forced to work as Queensland cabbies as qualifications remain unrecognised

The Queensland economy stands to lose $250 million in 10 years because the qualifications of migrants and refugees are not recognised.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Permanent shark drumlines ruled out for Cid Harbour after fatal attack
Shark

Permanent shark drumlines ruled out for Cid Harbour after fatal attack

The state government will not install permanent drumlines in Cid Harbour so tourists do not get a false sense of security.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Where all the new jobs will be in Queensland by 2022
Jobs

Where all the new jobs will be in Queensland by 2022

The degrees with the biggest growth over the next are not where all the jobs will be.

  • by Felicity Caldwell