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Government asked to consider free public transport for all kids

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

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New umpire to hear complaints about dirty taxis and Ubers
Taxis

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
Public transport sees 15th consecutive month of year-on-year growth
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Mark Bailey

Public transport sees 15th consecutive month of year-on-year growth

More people are catching buses, trains and trams in south-east Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Government considers sinking old trains for a rollingstock reef
Queensland Rail

Government considers sinking old trains for a rollingstock reef

Queensland's old trains could support new life as an underwater attraction to be sunk in south-east Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Fractures and head injuries: Scooter crashes becoming a 'regular occurrence'
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Mark Bailey

Fractures and head injuries: Scooter crashes becoming a 'regular occurrence'

There have been about 60 scooter-related incidents reported since hundreds of Lime scooters appeared in Brisbane.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Lime wants to roll out more scooters on Brisbane streets
Mark Bailey

Lime wants to roll out more scooters on Brisbane streets

Multiple operators have approached Brisbane City Council seeking to roll out scooters but it is understood there can only be one.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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There will soon be thousands more seats available on Brisbane's trains
Mark Bailey

There will soon be thousands more seats available on Brisbane's trains

Commuters will be less likely to need to stand up on their journey to and from work, with more than 40,000 extra seats to be available from Monday.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
The gifts received by Queensland's ministers revealed
Annastacia Palaszczuk

The gifts received by Queensland's ministers revealed

A Gucci scarf, gold shovels and a signed photo of Prince Charles and Camilla were among the gifts bestowed on Queensland ministers last year.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Taxi licence owners rev up to launch $1 billion legal action
Uber

Taxi licence owners rev up to launch $1 billion legal action

Taxi licence values have dropped by 79 per cent in Brisbane in recent years amid the rise of ridesharing companies, such as Uber.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Can you pass the Queensland L test?
Mark Bailey

Can you pass the Queensland L test?

Queensland teenagers can now take the test to receive their L plates online, with the old test to be phased out.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland Rail train drivers pocket tens of thousands in overtime
Mark Bailey

Queensland Rail train drivers pocket tens of thousands in overtime

The top earning Queensland Rail driver earned more than $210,000 last year by doing 918 hours of overtime. But Transport Minister Mark Bailey says the situation is getting better.

  • by Felicity Caldwell