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Robbie Katter launches pre-emptive strike to protect 'he' and 'she'

Robbie Katter launches pre-emptive strike to protect 'he' and 'she'

There has been a covert creep of politically-correct language in Queensland, crossbencher Robbie Katter says.

  • by Felicity Caldwell

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Push for ticket crackdown to beat scalpers ahead of Big Bash
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Push for ticket crackdown to beat scalpers ahead of Big Bash

Queensland is pushing for a national cap on the resale of music and sports events tickets and a ban on "ticket bots".

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland government calls meeting to end racing fight

Queensland government calls meeting to end racing fight

Queensland's deputy premier has summoned thoroughbred racing owners, jockeys, trainers and breeders to a meeting to end the strike threatening to derail the spring racing season.

Rise of electric vehicles could cut Brisbane street parking
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Rise of electric vehicles could cut Brisbane street parking

The rise of electric vehicles might be good for the environment, but council warns they could lead to a reduction in on-street parking.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland government minister Coralee O'Rourke diagnosed with breast cancer
Coralee O'Rourke

Queensland government minister Coralee O'Rourke diagnosed with breast cancer

A Queensland minister has revealed she will have surgery for breast cancer.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Lady Cilento’s family threatens to wage PR war over hospital name change
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Lady Cilento’s family threatens to wage PR war over hospital name change

Government's offer to recognise Lady Cilento’s contribution ‘in another way’ rejected by family.

  • by Alison Brown
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'Extraordinarily archaic': NSW urged to follow Queensland on abortion laws
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'Extraordinarily archaic': NSW urged to follow Queensland on abortion laws

NSW is the only remaining Australian state where abortion is still a crime after the Queensland parliament passed laws to legalise abortion up to 22 weeks' gestation.

Queensland's coronial system is 'failing' grieving families, senior staff say

Queensland's coronial system is 'failing' grieving families, senior staff say

A scathing report has described a coronial system under stress, with grieving families poorly informed and a backlog of cases of two years or older continuing to increase.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland MP calls for rental increase cap of 1 per cent per year
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Queensland MP calls for rental increase cap of 1 per cent per year

A Queensland politician is calling for evictions of tenants on "no grounds" to be banned, as the state considers rental reforms.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Labor squashes opposition attempt to create select committee to investigate the Premier
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Labor squashes opposition attempt to create select committee to investigate the Premier

The LNP wanted to create a select committee to investigate Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on allegations of bribery.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'Just think about killing Ted over here': Queensland abortion debate gets personal
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'Just think about killing Ted over here': Queensland abortion debate gets personal

There have also been calls to tackle 'bias' against fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome during the abortion debate.

  • by Felicity Caldwell