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The North West Star
Residents rally for Great Keppel Island casino licenceA proposed casino in central Queensland has fired up a community enough for a g
Residents rally for Great Keppel Island casino licence
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
A proposed casino in central Queensland has fired up a community enough for a group of residents to fly to Brisbane to attend the state's Parliament on Tuesday. A proposed casino in central Queensland has fired up a community enough for a group of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Local government candidates warned against mudslinging in election campaignsCCC warns local government candidates to avoid mudslinging in election campaign
Local government candidates warned against mudslinging in election campaigns
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
CCC warns local government candidates to avoid mudslinging in election campaigns Queensland's corruption watchdog is warning candidates at Queensland's local government elections to avoid the mudslinging that has accompanied recent polls. Crime and... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Mayor says residents back budget cuts to Heritage VillageMayor Margaret Strelow refuses to back down on her tough love strategy for the
Mayor says residents back budget cuts to Heritage Village
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Margaret Strelow refuses to back down on her tough love strategy for the Rocky council budget. Here is her response to calls for more support for Heritage Village volunteers following funding cuts there in 2013. There have been a string of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Labor ministers outspend LNP in first nine monthsQueensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt was the Palaszczuk government's most expensive
Labor ministers outspend LNP in first nine months
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt was the Palaszczuk government's most expensive overseas traveller in its first nine months in power. Photo: Chris Hyde The Palaszczuk government outspent the Newman government on overseas ministerial travel by nearly... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Former Newman MPs run in local electionsFormer Newman government police minister Jack Dempsey hopes to be Bundaberg's n
Former Newman MPs run in local elections
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Former Newman government police minister Jack Dempsey hopes to be Bundaberg's next mayor. Photo: Renee Melides Former Queensland police minister Jack Dempsey is having another tilt at public office, running for mayor in Bundaberg a year after he was... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Despite reform plan, Qld still sends teens to adult prisonsQueensland is the only state in Australia to treat 17-year-olds as adults in th
Despite reform plan, Qld still sends teens to adult prisons
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Queensland is the only state in Australia to treat 17-year-olds as adults in the justice system. The Palaszczuk government's plan to overhaul youth justice laws, including removing the Newman government boot camp orders, has been met with approval... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland electricity rebates should be adjusted: inquiryThe Queensland Productivity Commission report says the electricity industry sho
Queensland electricity rebates should be adjusted: inquiry
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Queensland Productivity Commission report says the electricity industry should be deregulated. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Queensland Government should consider making Health Care Card holders eligible for electricity rebates instead of Senior... Read more
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Brisbane Times
LNP 'wait to be convinced' on lockout lawsThe Opposition is still undecided on the state's lock out laws Photo: iStock T
LNP 'wait to be convinced' on lockout laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Opposition is still undecided on the state's lock out laws Photo: iStock The LNP are still yet to commit to a position regarding the government's alcohol fuelled violence laws, stating it is waiting to be convinced by evidence, but could not say... Read more
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The North West Star
Local government election race about to startThe post-amalgamation bloodbaths of 2012 aren’t expected to be a feature of the
Local government election race about to start
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
The post-amalgamation bloodbaths of 2012 aren’t expected to be a feature of the 2016 local government elections, according to Local Government Association of Queensland spokesman Craig Johnstone. Retiring Balonne shire mayor Donna Stewart. The... Read more
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Brisbane Times
State Opposition praised and damned for daring to mention asset salesOpposition Leader Lawrence Springborg. Photo: Bradley Kanaris Lawrence Springb
State Opposition praised and damned for daring to mention asset sales
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg. Photo: Bradley Kanaris Lawrence Springborg repeating a long held view is all it has taken for the asset sales debate to reignite in Queensland, with the business sector welcoming the chance to talk... Read more
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Brisbane Times
State to consult on racist street names: PalaszczukLocal Murri elder Sam Watson, who is against changing the name of Boundary Stre
State to consult on racist street names: Palaszczuk
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
Local Murri elder Sam Watson, who is against changing the name of Boundary Street. Photo: Michelle Smith The state government could consider supporting a move to change the name of the state's Boundary Streets, but only after extensive consultation... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Donations inquiry stalled by PCCC stalemateAttorney-General Yvette D'Ath. Photo: Chris Hyde The Palaszczuk government is
Donations inquiry stalled by PCCC stalemate
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath. Photo: Chris Hyde The Palaszczuk government is still waiting on one piece of its parliamentary puzzle to be put in place before it pushes ahead with its commitment to hold an inquiry into political... Read more
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Queensland Times
Former LNP MP Berry weighing up a run at councilSEAN Choat is back. Ian Berry could be next. Yesterday Mr Choat, the former I
Former LNP MP Berry weighing up a run at council
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
SEAN Choat is back. Ian Berry could be next. Yesterday Mr Choat, the former Ipswich West MP, announced he would run in the Somerset local government elections. His former comrade Mr Berry, who held the Ipswich seat in the Newman Government, said... Read more
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Queensland Times
Judge’s frustration at ‘evil’ ice’s impact on our communityONE of the state's top legal minds is frustrated about drug traffickers who con
Judge’s frustration at ‘evil’ ice’s impact on our community
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
ONE of the state's top legal minds is frustrated about drug traffickers who continue flouting the law despite tougher penalties that have been in operation for almost three years. Brisbane Supreme Court Justice Martin Daubney revealed his outrage... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Judge’s frustration at ‘evil’ ice’s impact on our communityONE of the state's top legal minds is frustrated about drug traffickers who con
Judge’s frustration at ‘evil’ ice’s impact on our community
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
ONE of the state's top legal minds is frustrated about drug traffickers who continue flouting the law despite tougher penalties that have been in operation for almost three years. Brisbane Supreme Court Justice Martin Daubney revealed his outrage... Read more
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News Mail
Judge’s frustration at ‘evil’ ice’s impact on our communityONE of the state's top legal minds is frustrated about drug traffickers who con
Judge’s frustration at ‘evil’ ice’s impact on our community
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
ONE of the state's top legal minds is frustrated about drug traffickers who continue flouting the law despite tougher penalties that have been in operation for almost three years. Brisbane Supreme Court Justice Martin Daubney revealed his outrage... Read more
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Northern Star
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports CorporationCRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of t
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports Corporation
Northern Star / Posted 12 days ago
CRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation for the last time today. Mr Doyle started as CEO of the GPC in September 2013 and has seen the construction of three liquefied natural gas... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports CorporationCRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of t
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports Corporation
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
CRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation for the last time today. Mr Doyle started as CEO of the GPC in September 2013 and has seen the construction of three liquefied natural gas... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports CorporationCRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of t
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports Corporation
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
CRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation for the last time today. Mr Doyle started as CEO of the GPC in September 2013 and has seen the construction of three liquefied natural gas... Read more
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Queensland Times
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports CorporationCRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of t
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports Corporation
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
CRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation for the last time today. Mr Doyle started as CEO of the GPC in September 2013 and has seen the construction of three liquefied natural gas... Read more
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News Mail
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports CorporationCRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of t
Doyle done with Gladstone Ports Corporation
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
CRAIG Doyle will walk out of Kullaroo House as the chief executive officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation for the last time today. Mr Doyle started as CEO of the GPC in September 2013 and has seen the construction of three liquefied natural gas... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Springborg lawyer in Barrett Centre probe requests early release of informationBarrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry: Lawyer for Lawrence Springborg
Springborg lawyer in Barrett Centre probe requests early release of information
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry: Lawyer for Lawrence Springborg requests early release of information A lawyer for Queensland's Opposition Leader has asked the Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry to give his client... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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Queensland Times
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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News Mail
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
Daily Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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Northern Star
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
Northern Star / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hear
Did psychiatric centre closure cause three deaths?
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
THE Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre commission of inquiry directions hearing is underway in Brisbane. The hearing is the pre-cursor to next month's investigation into the deaths of three teenagers following the closure of the Wacol mental... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Second one-punch charge for 2016People are not heeding advice relating to "gutless" coward punch attacks, Queen
Second one-punch charge for 2016
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
People are not heeding advice relating to "gutless" coward punch attacks, Queensland police say, after a man was charged with unlawful striking causing death, the second such charge in 2016. Brandon John Mischewski, 39, was charged on Wednesday... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former CCC head Dr Ken Levy dies from cancerKen Levy: Former head of Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission dies from
Former CCC head Dr Ken Levy dies from cancer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Ken Levy: Former head of Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission dies from cancer Dr Ken Levy, the former head of Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission, has died at the age of 66. Dr Levy collapsed at home on Tuesday and died on... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Miller accused's bail application adjourned until FridayOne of the two men charged with causing the one-punch death of Brisbane teenage
Miller accused's bail application adjourned until Friday
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
One of the two men charged with causing the one-punch death of Brisbane teenager Cole Miller will stay behind bars until at least Friday. Photo: Facebook One of the two men charged with causing the one-punch death of Brisbane teenager Cole Miller... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
‘The Village’ transforms - verdict out on SarinaCOMMENT is being sought from the public on a community master plan in Sarina th
‘The Village’ transforms - verdict out on Sarina
The Daily Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
COMMENT is being sought from the public on a community master plan in Sarina that includes the relocation of the hospital and emergency services. The 67-hectare development, while still in the early stages, has the potential to change the town... Read more
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The Courier Mail
State drops support for trans studentsTHE State Government has backed away from a statewide policy to support transge
State drops support for trans students
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
THE State Government has backed away from a statewide policy to support transgender, gay and lesbian students, with supporting materials “for principals’ consideration” set to be provided instead. The Newman Government said giving principals the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland unions approach 3700 potential members under new government policyUnions have approached more than 3700 potential new members. Photo: Chris Hyde
Queensland unions approach 3700 potential members under new government policy
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 days ago
Unions have approached more than 3700 potential new members. Photo: Chris Hyde More than 3700 Queensland public servants were contacted by unions between July and September last year under a Labor Party policy to encourage public service... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The law is a mysterious beast. But it shouldn’t beTHE law is a mysterious beast. To most, it is not easily comprehensible, with e
The law is a mysterious beast. But it shouldn’t be
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
THE law is a mysterious beast. To most, it is not easily comprehensible, with elements written in Latin and French – languages largely unknown to the general Queensland public. Its complex concepts litter bulky books that require other even bulkier... Read more
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The North West Star
Doctor shortage criticalRECRUITMENT and retention of doctors is the most pressing issue for the health
Doctor shortage critical
The North West Star / Posted 28 days ago
RECRUITMENT and retention of doctors is the most pressing issue for the health sector in North West Queensland, according to the new president of the Australian Medical Association, Queensland, Dr Alex Markwell. RECRUITMENT and retention of doctors... Read more
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Queensland Times
Pisasale could be state MP but better as mayorQT Editor Peter Chapman says the LNP potentially have the perfect candidate to
Pisasale could be state MP but better as mayor
Queensland Times / Posted 1 months ago
QT Editor Peter Chapman says the LNP potentially have the perfect candidate to win the seat of Bundamba if Jo-Ann Miller resigns - but there is just one problem. Long-serving Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale is also a long-time member of the Labor Party,... Read more

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