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Queensland Times
Better feeder buses neededthe parking fiasco associated with Springfield Central railway station. When t
Better feeder buses needed
Queensland Times / Posted 6 hours ago
the parking fiasco associated with Springfield Central railway station. When the Springfield railway opened, the then Newman government through service restriction made sure that the buses servicing the new rail line were mediocre and the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Labor moves to set itself apart from LNP with 'openness'has a real impact on the community," one Labor source said. "And it is another
Labor moves to set itself apart from LNP with 'openness'
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
has a real impact on the community," one Labor source said. "And it is another way we can compare and contrast against the Newman government, especially with Tim [Nicholls] now as leader. It's a little ridiculous that it has taken us this long to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Council to vote on Woolshed camparound Queensland had benefited from prison work camps. A similar facility had
Council to vote on Woolshed camp
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
around Queensland had benefited from prison work camps. A similar facility had been at Westbrook but was closed by the Newman government. Cr Antonio said the council was expecting robust discussions on the issue. He said the council would... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland bikie gangs recruiting new members, CCC saysof the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has revealed, as the State Governm
Queensland bikie gangs recruiting new members, CCC says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
of the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has revealed, as the State Government plans to repeal anti-bikie laws from the Newman government era. Key points: CCC chairman Alan MacSporran told a budget estimates hearing that while intelligence... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bikie gangs 'still recruiting' on Gold Coast: CCCon the Gold Coast, the head of the state's crime watchdog said it would lobby f
Bikie gangs 'still recruiting' on Gold Coast: CCC
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
on the Gold Coast, the head of the state's crime watchdog said it would lobby for more powers, if proposed changes to the Newman government bikie laws hindered its ability to tackle organised crime. Labor had vowed to repeal the Newman government... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Wicked vans with offensive slogans banned under proposed legislationnever began - the government then looked to the recommendations of a parliament
Wicked vans with offensive slogans banned under proposed legislation
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
never began - the government then looked to the recommendations of a parliamentary committee inquiry carried out under the Newman Government for a solution. The Palaszczuk Government has found a way to get Wicked camper vans' offensive slogans off... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Public service grows by 4058 full-time workersstaff. The government says 91 per cent of the public service consists of front
Public service grows by 4058 full-time workers
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
staff. The government says 91 per cent of the public service consists of frontline staff. Photo: Peter Rae But while the Newman government blurred the frontline definition in order to sack 14,000 staff and maintain its commitment to not impact... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Miller to refer Springborg to police over mental health 'untruths'Bradley Kanaris Ms Miller, who was opposition health spokeswoman at the time,
Miller to refer Springborg to police over mental health 'untruths'
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Bradley Kanaris Ms Miller, who was opposition health spokeswoman at the time, had questioned Mr Springborg, the then Newman government minister in charge of the portfolio, over the future of the centre during a budget estimates heating on... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland political donors to be disclosed before and during electionsdisclosures will be in place by the next Queensland election. After years of l
Queensland political donors to be disclosed before and during elections
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
disclosures will be in place by the next Queensland election. After years of lobbying, which intensified after the Newman government hitched the state donation declaration limit to the Commonwealth's indexed threshold, raising it from $1000... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Voters will know before next Qld election who is donating and how muchas hard as getting wealthy, but it's still hard. Photo: Tanya Lake After years
Voters will know before next Qld election who is donating and how much
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
as hard as getting wealthy, but it's still hard. Photo: Tanya Lake After years of lobbying, which intensified after the Newman government hitched the state donation declaration limit to the Commonwealth's indexed threshold, raising it from $1000... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Behind Queensland's flawed mental health decisionsWilson told reporters on Monday afternoon. "And, it is not imminent," she said
Behind Queensland's flawed mental health decisions
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Wilson told reporters on Monday afternoon. "And, it is not imminent," she said. Warnings came in November 2012 when the Newman Government decided to re-direct the $16 million that the Labor Government had put aside to close Barrett and shift it... Read more
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The North West Star
Queen's Wharf theatre exchanged for pokies: Oppositiondecisions are made and not rushed." The government will spend $1.3 million on
Queen's Wharf theatre exchanged for pokies: Opposition
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
decisions are made and not rushed." The government will spend $1.3 million on the business case, just two years after the Newman Government released a cultural precinct plan, confirming the need for a second commercial-sized theatre. Mr Nicholls... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queen's Wharf theatre 'exchanged for pokies'Brisbane model. Photo: Tony Moore The government will spend $1.3 million on th
Queen's Wharf theatre 'exchanged for pokies'
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Brisbane model. Photo: Tony Moore The government will spend $1.3 million on the business case, just two years after the Newman Government released a cultural precinct plan, confirming the need for a second commercial-sized theatre. Mr Nicholls... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former health minister 'poorly advised' over Barrett Centre closure callresidential youth mental health facility, has been criticised by an official in
Former health minister 'poorly advised' over Barrett Centre closure call
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
residential youth mental health facility, has been criticised by an official inquiry. The centre was closed under the Newman government, which also scrapped plans to build a replacement in-patient facility. Within eight months of the closure,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Qld cabinet expected to release report into controversial Barrett Centre closurelive-in mental health facility for youth with severe and complex mental illness
Qld cabinet expected to release report into controversial Barrett Centre closure
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
live-in mental health facility for youth with severe and complex mental illness. Within eight months of the former Newman government closing the Barrett Centre in 2014, teenagers Will Fowell, Talieha Nebauer and Caitlin Wilkinson-Whiticker... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Timeline: The changes led to the Barrett Centre's closureBarrett Centre timeline: Newman government changes prompted closure of mental h
Timeline: The changes led to the Barrett Centre's closure
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Barrett Centre timeline: Newman government changes prompted closure of mental health service There were a series of warnings about the ongoing need for services ahead of the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Centre at Wacol in January, 2014. A... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bikies ‘don’t commit that much crime’2013 Broadbeach bikie brawl was nothing more than “a fist fight” and the tough
Bikies ‘don’t commit that much crime’
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
2013 Broadbeach bikie brawl was nothing more than “a fist fight” and the tough anti-gang laws introduced by the then ­Newman government were a “massive overreach”. “It (the VLAD laws) was the most classic example we’ve ever seen of a moral... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Qld govt call for release of asbestos file46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building
Qld govt call for release of asbestos file
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building, was commissioned by the former Newman Government. Treasurer Curtis Pitt last year labelled the tower the "biggest financial debacle in Queensland's... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld govt call for release of asbestos file46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building
Qld govt call for release of asbestos file
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building, was commissioned by the former Newman Government. Treasurer Curtis Pitt last year labelled the tower the "biggest financial debacle in Queensland's... Read more
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Herald Sun
Release secret asbestos file, Grace urges46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building
Release secret asbestos file, Grace urges
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building, was commissioned by the former Newman Government. Treasurer Curtis Pitt last year labelled the tower the "biggest financial debacle in Queensland's... Read more
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News.com.au
Release secret asbestos file, Grace urges46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building
Release secret asbestos file, Grace urges
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
46-storey skyscraper, which will replace the tired George St executive building, was commissioned by the former Newman Government. Treasurer Curtis Pitt last year labelled the tower the "biggest financial debacle in Queensland's... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘This is what Queensland expects’public trustee representing Nuttall. Paperwork was also lodged in the Supreme
‘This is what Queensland expects’
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
public trustee representing Nuttall. Paperwork was also lodged in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Mr Pitt said the former Newman government should have pursued Nuttall’s superannuation, but didn’t. “This is what, I think, Queenslanders expect the... Read more
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The North West Star
Premier defends IR minister as LGAQ appeals for Supreme Court reviewQueensland Industrial Relations Commission asking it to restore allowances and
Premier defends IR minister as LGAQ appeals for Supreme Court review
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Queensland Industrial Relations Commission asking it to restore allowances and conditions which were stripped during the Newman government administration. The LGAQ has asked the Supreme Court to review the decision, given the QIRC's... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Premier defends IR minister as LGAQ appeals to Supreme CourtQueensland Industrial Relations Commission asking it to restore allowances and
Premier defends IR minister as LGAQ appeals to Supreme Court
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
Queensland Industrial Relations Commission asking it to restore allowances and conditions which were stripped during the Newman government administration. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace issued a directive to the Queensland Industrial... Read more
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WA Today
'Utterly unsustainable': Scientists warn koalas, other species at risk as bulldozers let loosesaid. Of particular concern is a tripling of land clearing in Queensland to 30
'Utterly unsustainable': Scientists warn koalas, other species at risk as bulldozers let loose
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
said. Of particular concern is a tripling of land clearing in Queensland to 300,000 hectares a year after the Campbell Newman government loosened restrictions on landholders. The issue is a national one, with Victoria loosening land clearing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Utterly unsustainable': Scientists warn koalas, other species at risk as bulldozers let loosesaid. Of particular concern is a tripling of land clearing in Queensland to 30
'Utterly unsustainable': Scientists warn koalas, other species at risk as bulldozers let loose
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
said. Of particular concern is a tripling of land clearing in Queensland to 300,000 hectares a year after the Campbell Newman government loosened restrictions on landholders. Australia's land-clearing rates are unmatched in the rich world -... Read more
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The Age
'Utterly unsustainable': Scientists warn koalas, other species at risk as bulldozers let loosesaid. Of particular concern is a tripling of land clearing in Queensland to 30
'Utterly unsustainable': Scientists warn koalas, other species at risk as bulldozers let loose
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
said. Of particular concern is a tripling of land clearing in Queensland to 300,000 hectares a year after the Campbell Newman government loosened restrictions on landholders. Australia's land-clearing rates are unmatched in the rich world -... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull is home and hosed? Not so fastgoing to be a big challenge. First-term governments have been defeated - more
Turnbull is home and hosed? Not so fast
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
going to be a big challenge. First-term governments have been defeated - more often in recent times. It happened to the Newman government in Queensland and the Napthine government in Victoria. It has not occurred federally since 1931, during the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
Daily Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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Northern Star
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
Northern Star / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
The Daily Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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Queensland Times
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
Queensland Times / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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News Mail
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and polliesAulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mi
Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies
News Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Aulby said a public inquiry was needed to "uncover the full influence of the mining industry on government". The state government held 145 ministerial meetings with the industry in 2013, compared to 87 such meetings under the Newman go... Read more
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News Mail
Eidsvold is an Aboriginal success storyrelationship, we do mix and we've learnt to come together," Mr Blucher said. "
Eidsvold is an Aboriginal success story
News Mail / Posted 26 days ago
relationship, we do mix and we've learnt to come together," Mr Blucher said. "That was probably shown when the Campbell Newman government wanted to close the Eidsvold Hospital and Eidsvold came together as one whole community. "It wasn't... Read more
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News Mail
Treasurer urged to Arc Up on power pricespeople to go and fix things up. something that couldn't be guaranteed with a pr
Treasurer urged to Arc Up on power prices
News Mail / Posted 30 days ago
people to go and fix things up. something that couldn't be guaranteed with a private company.” He also hit out at the Newman government. “We’re not going to do what the previous government did and promise people they’ll have a $120 a year... Read more

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