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The Morning Bulletin
Police Minister Bill Byrne accused of ‘misleading parliament’THE state's firearm dealers have taken aim at Police Minister Bill Byrne for "d
Police Minister Bill Byrne accused of ‘misleading parliament’
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
THE state's firearm dealers have taken aim at Police Minister Bill Byrne for "deliberately misleading Parliament" in the administration of a Weapons Consultation Forum. According to the Firearm Dealers Association of Queensland, Mr Byrne told... Read more
20h
The Morning Bulletin
Safer nights in Rocky with new lawsinitiatives being introduced under Queensland's new Safe Night Precincts laws w
Safer nights in Rocky with new laws
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
initiatives being introduced under Queensland's new Safe Night Precincts laws which come into effect today. Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne this week announced $501,709 in funding over two years for the Rockhampton Safe Night Precinct saying it would... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Early lockout laws to take effect across Queenslandsaid. However, the Palaszczuk Government may be leaving the door open to not m
Early lockout laws to take effect across Queensland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
said. However, the Palaszczuk Government may be leaving the door open to not moving ahead with lockouts. Police Minister Bill Byrne was asked if it was possible the State Government would not bring in the lockout in February if the earlier... Read more
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The North West Star
Lockouts: Queensland Police Minister keeping 'open mind' on 1am lockout lawsviolence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, ma
Lockouts: Queensland Police Minister keeping 'open mind' on 1am lockout laws
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
violence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, may not occur. Police Minister Bill Byrne, rolled out by the government to talk about the legislation's implementation in the midst of a strong campaign... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Let's see what happens': Police Minister casts doubt on lockout lawsviolence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, ma
'Let's see what happens': Police Minister casts doubt on lockout laws
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
violence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, may not occur. Police Minister Bill Byrne, rolled out by the government to talk about the legislation's implementation in the midst of a strong campaign... Read more
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News Mail
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Daily Examiner
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Northern Star
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
58 related stories
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The Morning Bulletin
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Weekly Times
Auxiliary station closure claims denieddown up to 30 Fire and Emergency Service auxiliary stations across the state.
Auxiliary station closure claims denied
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
down up to 30 Fire and Emergency Service auxiliary stations across the state. Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne responded to the claims today, guaranteeing “there will be no closures of auxiliary fire stations in... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
$100 million package a CQ jobs boost1, Central Queensland is expected to be dished up a $17 million slice of the fu
$100 million package a CQ jobs boost
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
1, Central Queensland is expected to be dished up a $17 million slice of the funding pie. State Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne said up to 1400 jobs could be created in the Fitzroy Region under the program. "Based on our region's share of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
All sports on track for upgrades across the regionONE step at a time. That's the approach Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne is u
All sports on track for upgrades across the region
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
ONE step at a time. That's the approach Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne is urging local sporting clubs to take towards new facilities. Following the announcement of close to $1 million for the Rockhampton Hockey Association's new turf playing... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Curtis Pitt drops $940K for turf fieldto the town and the area. "Hockey Australian know we can organise an internati
Curtis Pitt drops $940K for turf field
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
to the town and the area. "Hockey Australian know we can organise an international competition." Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne said he had been working on the hockey expansion project since before he got into politics the first time. "In... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Byrne defends new drinking hoursor 3am with a 1am lockout for venues that successfully apply for an extended li
Byrne defends new drinking hours
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
or 3am with a 1am lockout for venues that successfully apply for an extended licence. Rockhampton MP and Police Minister Bill Byrne (pictured) said while he is "no shrinking violet" when it comes to having a beer, he had witnessed first-hand... Read more
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Herald Sun
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolabaone was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it for some peopl
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolaba
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it for some people," she said. Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne, who toured the site with Ms Carroll on Tuesday, said recovery efforts were well underway. Most popular National... Read more
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Weekly Times
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolabalucky that no one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolaba
Weekly Times / Posted 10 days ago
lucky that no one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it for some people," she said. Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne, who toured the site with Ms Carroll on Tuesday, said recovery efforts we... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolabalucky that no one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolaba
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
lucky that no one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it for some people," she said. Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne, who toured the site with Ms Carroll on Tuesday, said recovery efforts we... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Mooloolaba residents to return home after mini tornadoin it for some people," she said. Sunday's storms brought down power lines on
Mooloolaba residents to return home after mini tornado
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
in it for some people," she said. Sunday's storms brought down power lines on the Sunshine Coast. Photo: Seven News Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne, who toured the site with Ms Carroll on Tuesday, said recovery efforts were well un... Read more
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News.com.au
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolabalucky that no one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it
Emergency zone lifted at Mooloolaba
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
lucky that no one was hurt because there was millimetres and centimetres in it for some people," she said. Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne, who toured the site with Ms Carroll on Tuesday, said recovery efforts we... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Mander wants cells built todayApril figures revealed that under Labor overcrowding had increased by more than
Mander wants cells built today
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
April figures revealed that under Labor overcrowding had increased by more than four per cent to over 118 per cent. "Bill Byrne needs to wake up and take some action, particularly to support the corrective services staff at his local prison... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
244 new cells could be locked inMINISTER Bill Byrne doesn't want to build prisons, but the potentially necessar
244 new cells could be locked in
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
MINISTER Bill Byrne doesn't want to build prisons, but the potentially necessary expansion of the Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC) could mean a $200 million plus project for the region. The Rockhampton MP and Police and Correctional Services... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Ipswich asks for a giddyIndustry Board (QACRIB) in the weeks before it was dismissed by Premier Annasta
Ipswich asks for a giddy
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Industry Board (QACRIB) in the weeks before it was dismissed by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and then racing minister Bill Byrne last June. The Courier-Mail understands QACRIB made demands including repayment of the loan and also sought... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ipswich asks for a giddyIndustry Board (QACRIB) in the weeks before it was dismissed by Premier Annasta
Ipswich asks for a giddy
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Industry Board (QACRIB) in the weeks before it was dismissed by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and then racing minister Bill Byrne last June. The Courier-Mail understands QACRIB made demands including repayment of the loan and also sought... Read more
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CIO
Queensland Budget puts ICT works on the agendaand emergency services are a key focus of the 2016-17 State Budget, said Minist
Queensland Budget puts ICT works on the agenda
CIO / Posted 16 days ago
and emergency services are a key focus of the 2016-17 State Budget, said Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services, Bill Byrne. “We have allocated $74 million for the 2016-17 financial year for facilities, appliances and communications... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Government looks at a 244 cell expansion at Rocky prisoncell expansion at the Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC). Rockhampton MP an
Government looks at a 244 cell expansion at Rocky prison
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
cell expansion at the Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC). Rockhampton MP and Police and Correctional Services Minister Bill Byrne has previously told the Morning Bulletin it costs around $1 million for the construction of a single cell -... Read more
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Queensland Times
Borallon secure funds to help with state’s overcrowding issuestraining prison with a focus on education, training and employment outcomes for
Borallon secure funds to help with state’s overcrowding issues
Queensland Times / Posted 16 days ago
training prison with a focus on education, training and employment outcomes for inmates. Corrective Services Minister Bill Byrne said $88.5 million had been allocated in the state budget towards the facelift. He said money would be spent to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
First home owners new grant ‘significant’ win for regionsMEMBER for Rockhampton Bill Byrne sees the new $20,000 First Home Owners grant
First home owners new grant ‘significant’ win for regions
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
MEMBER for Rockhampton Bill Byrne sees the new $20,000 First Home Owners grant as a win-win for the Rockhampton region. The local MP said yesterday, in response to Mr Doblo's comments, that the new grant was about common sense and that it was a... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Treasurer to announce funding for hospital car parkAdvancing Queensland's Health Infrastructure Program. Last week, the Treasurer
Treasurer to announce funding for hospital car park
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
Advancing Queensland's Health Infrastructure Program. Last week, the Treasurer, following heavy lobbying by Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne and a $7m federal election pledge by Capricornia MP Michelle Landry, committed to putting the car park project out... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
The Treasurer’s Rocky Hospital car park pledgeQueensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt told the Morning Bulletin the project would be
The Treasurer’s Rocky Hospital car park pledge
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt told the Morning Bulletin the project would be progressed "ASAP". He said Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne "made sure everyone in Brisbane" knew about the clear need identified to deliver the infrastructure. "I know a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Police Minister accused of silence on police assaultsto stop violence against doctors, nurses and paramedics. The Queensland Police
Police Minister accused of silence on police assaults
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
to stop violence against doctors, nurses and paramedics. The Queensland Police Union questioned where Police Minister Bill Byrne had been during Health Minister Cameron Dick's repeated recent condemnation of attacks on health workers. Police... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Handgun use is still needed by primary producersneednow. But the usage of handguns have has come into question after State Mem
Handgun use is still needed by primary producers
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
neednow. But the usage of handguns have has come into question after State Member for Rockhampton and Minister for Police Bill Byrne made comments saying "(the) idea of the lone cowboy, with the pistol strapped to the hip as an effective weapon in... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Country racing uncertainty continuesLNP Member for Beaudesert said Ms Grace had rehashed an announcement first made
Country racing uncertainty continues
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 25 days ago
LNP Member for Beaudesert said Ms Grace had rehashed an announcement first made by former Labor Racing Minister Bill Byrne. “The industry didn’t buy Labor’s spin then and they won’t now,” he said. “Queensland racing continues to be... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Four Arts library book groups focus on ISIS and space travelsoar to the highest heights and sink to the lowest lows of what humanity is cap
Four Arts library book groups focus on ISIS and space travel
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
soar to the highest heights and sink to the lowest lows of what humanity is capable of. On Tuesday, space reporter Brendan Byrne will facilitate a discussion of Beyond: Our Future in Space by Chris Impey. On June 21, civics and economics teacher... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
AgForce steps up its opposition to changes to Queensland's tree clearing lawseither Labor backbenchers or cabinet ministers from Curtis Pitt all the way dow
AgForce steps up its opposition to changes to Queensland's tree clearing laws
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
either Labor backbenchers or cabinet ministers from Curtis Pitt all the way down the coast to Coralee O'Rourke through to Bill Byrne, Leanne Donaldson, all of those coastal seats that have Green preferences. "So it is important we get active... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queenslandcompared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queensland
The Daily Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
compared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queenslandcompared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queensland
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
compared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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Queensland Times
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queenslandcompared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queensland
Queensland Times / Posted 28 days ago
compared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queenslandcompared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queensland
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
compared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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News Mail
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queenslandcompared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues
Unseasonal weather event headed to Queensland
News Mail / Posted 28 days ago
compared to 2005: Warning issued after research shows 500% increase in rescues Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
WEATHER: Where the rain fell, what's ahead for the weekendfrom Fraser Island to the New South Wales-Queensland border and extending inlan
WEATHER: Where the rain fell, what's ahead for the weekend
The Daily Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
from Fraser Island to the New South Wales-Queensland border and extending inland. Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Bill Byrne fires back to defend stance on gunsBILL Byrne recently came under fire after depicting Queensland primary producer
Bill Byrne fires back to defend stance on guns
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
BILL Byrne recently came under fire after depicting Queensland primary producers as pistol bearing loan cowboys. The comments both angered those who work the land for a living and brought into question the future of category H handgun laws and... Read more
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News Mail
Queenslanders urged to prepare now for rain, flash floodingfrom Fraser Island to the New South Wales-Queensland border and extending inlan
Queenslanders urged to prepare now for rain, flash flooding
News Mail / Posted 29 days ago
from Fraser Island to the New South Wales-Queensland border and extending inland. Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne said residents needed to take steps now to prepare their properties and reconsider travel plans in the event of... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters to the editorin or sold. I need a good pistol when dealing with pigs at close range but thi
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 29 days ago
in or sold. I need a good pistol when dealing with pigs at close range but this will not cut it with the current minister Bill Byrne. I doubt that he has ever faced the charge of a 100 kilogram sow at close quarters or had to put down that... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Rockhampton’s car park wish could be granted thanks to $7m campaign coupconstruction as an essential issue in the lead up to the 2016 Federal Election
Rockhampton’s car park wish could be granted thanks to $7m campaign coup
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
construction as an essential issue in the lead up to the 2016 Federal Election and comes the day after Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne said he was confident the state could help deliver the much-needed car park. "This is a great outcome for... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Why our prison system is costing you a fortunewhich spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. M
Why our prison system is costing you a fortune
The Daily Mercury / Posted 29 days ago
which spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. Mr Hunt said Corrective Services Minister Bill Byrne was talking with staff and bunk beds had been ordered to alleviate some of the problems with staff-prisoner ratios... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why our prison system is costing you a fortunewhich spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. M
Why our prison system is costing you a fortune
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
which spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. Mr Hunt said Corrective Services Minister Bill Byrne was talking with staff and bunk beds had been ordered to alleviate some of the problems with staff-prisoner ratios... Read more
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Queensland Times
Why our prison system is costing you a fortunewhich spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. M
Why our prison system is costing you a fortune
Queensland Times / Posted 29 days ago
which spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. Mr Hunt said Corrective Services Minister Bill Byrne was talking with staff and bunk beds had been ordered to alleviate some of the problems with staff-prisoner ratios... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Why our prison system is costing you a fortunewhich spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. M
Why our prison system is costing you a fortune
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
which spiked badly in 2013, tapered in 2014 and then worsened again in 2015. Mr Hunt said Corrective Services Minister Bill Byrne was talking with staff and bunk beds had been ordered to alleviate some of the problems with staff-prisoner ratios... Read more
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