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Thousands of school staff to strike following months of negotiations

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

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Police and safety inspectors probe monster truck event crash
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Police and safety inspectors probe monster truck event crash

Police and workplace health and safety inspectors are investigating after a stock car crashed into spectators at a monster truck event.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Spike in cases of life-threatening lung disease in workers
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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
Fewer than two in 10 primary state school teachers are men
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Fewer than two in 10 primary state school teachers are men

It has also been revealed that more than 800 Queensland state school teachers resigned last year.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Rides to be stripped under safety crackdown at theme parks
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Rides to be stripped under safety crackdown at theme parks

There will be changes made to safety standards for rides at theme parks, country shows and school fetes.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Dutton Park confirmed as location for new high-rise school
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Dutton Park confirmed as location for new high-rise school

The state government's Ecosciences Precinct, near the old Boggo Road jail, was chosen ahead of sites at Davies Park and Kurilpa Point.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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Labor cold on opposition's plan to aircondition state schools
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Labor cold on opposition's plan to aircondition state schools

Education Minister Grace Grace has questioned where the money will come from to cool all of Queensland's classrooms.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Parents to be asked if NAPLAN tests stress out their children
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Parents to be asked if NAPLAN tests stress out their children

Queensland parents will be asked if they have pulled their child out of NAPLAN tests, amid an independent evaluation of the test.

  • by Felicity Caldwell