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The North West Star
Letters to the editorto see our State divided just to satisfy the political grandstanding of the "Ka
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
to see our State divided just to satisfy the political grandstanding of the "Katters". This was obviously the view of the Queensland parliament where 86 members voted against this idea and only three in favour of it. Already we can see the so... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Bailey: Letter isn't for the funds we are asking forand State Governments. Last week, the State Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey ca
Bailey: Letter isn't for the funds we are asking for
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
and State Governments. Last week, the State Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey called on the Federal Government in the Queensland Parliament to hurry up and make the announcements for two road funding programs; North Australia Roads Program and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Rickuss aims to derail section of $10 billion projectto Mr Rickus the rail line from Toowoomba to Brisbane will cost $50,000 metres
Rickuss aims to derail section of $10 billion project
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
to Mr Rickus the rail line from Toowoomba to Brisbane will cost $50,000 metres to build. He's been making statements in Queensland Parliament opposing the route. "I cannot believe some of the disastrous rubbish they are talking about with... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Who is waiting on who for the Capricorn Hwy duplication funds?was an element of good news. Last week, the State Main Roads Minister Mark Bai
Who is waiting on who for the Capricorn Hwy duplication funds?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
was an element of good news. Last week, the State Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey called on the Federal Government in the Queensland Parliament to hurry up and make the announcements for two road funding programs; North Australia Roads Program and... Read more
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The North West Star
Nearly one in 10 Queensland speed camera offenders not finedMr Bailey said. The figures were detailed in a response to a report into road
Nearly one in 10 Queensland speed camera offenders not fined
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
Mr Bailey said. The figures were detailed in a response to a report into road safety and traffic cameras tabled to Queensland Parliament. A Transport and Main Roads spokeswoman said that in the month of June 2015 the mobile speed camera... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Nearly one in 10 speed camera offenders not finedMr Bailey said. The figures were detailed in a response to a report into road
Nearly one in 10 speed camera offenders not fined
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Mr Bailey said. The figures were detailed in a response to a report into road safety and traffic cameras tabled to Queensland Parliament. A Transport and Main Roads spokeswoman said that in the month of June 2015 the mobile speed camera... Read more
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New Now Next
Dad Of Gay Son Hacked His Wife’s Facebook To Read Anti-Gay Politician For FilthAustralian MP George Christensen was furious that the Queensland parliament fin
Dad Of Gay Son Hacked His Wife’s Facebook To Read Anti-Gay Politician For Filth
New Now Next / Posted 6 days ago
Australian MP George Christensen was furious that the Queensland parliament finally equalized the age of consent between vaginal and anal sex last week, but the conservative’s declaration that 16-year-old boys would now be preyed upon by 50-year-old... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquirynow gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Well
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquiry
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
now gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Wellington's plans to push for a fresh Queensland Parliament investigation into the issue. The voluntary euthanasia movement is now in full flight in South... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquirynow gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Well
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquiry
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
now gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Wellington's plans to push for a fresh Queensland Parliament investigation into the issue. The voluntary euthanasia movement is now in full flight in South... Read more
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Queensland Times
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquirynow gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Well
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquiry
Queensland Times / Posted 7 days ago
now gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Wellington's plans to push for a fresh Queensland Parliament investigation into the issue. The voluntary euthanasia movement is now in full flight in South... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquirynow gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Well
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquiry
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
now gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Wellington's plans to push for a fresh Queensland Parliament investigation into the issue. The voluntary euthanasia movement is now in full flight in South... Read more
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News Mail
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquirynow gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Well
Qld Speaker wants 'Dying With Dignity' inquiry
News Mail / Posted 7 days ago
now gaining momentum across Australia has been boosted by Nicklin MP Peter Wellington's plans to push for a fresh Queensland Parliament investigation into the issue. The voluntary euthanasia movement is now in full flight in South... Read more
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Northern Star
Vietnam vet speaks out against 'homophobic' policy stance16 is going to let 50yr olds get away with anything," he said. Alastair Lawrie
Vietnam vet speaks out against 'homophobic' policy stance
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
16 is going to let 50yr olds get away with anything," he said. Alastair Lawrie said that he had made a submission to the Queensland Parliament Committee inquiry that considered the legislation. "I grew up in Central Queensland during the 1980s... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Vietnam vet speaks out against 'homophobic' policy stance16 is going to let 50yr olds get away with anything," he said. Alastair Lawrie
Vietnam vet speaks out against 'homophobic' policy stance
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
16 is going to let 50yr olds get away with anything," he said. Alastair Lawrie said that he had made a submission to the Queensland Parliament Committee inquiry that considered the legislation. "I grew up in Central Queensland during the 1980s... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Vietnam vet speaks out against 'homophobic' policy stance16 is going to let 50yr olds get away with anything," he said. Alastair Lawrie
Vietnam vet speaks out against 'homophobic' policy stance
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
16 is going to let 50yr olds get away with anything," he said. Alastair Lawrie said that he had made a submission to the Queensland Parliament Committee inquiry that considered the legislation. "I grew up in Central Queensland during the 1980s... Read more
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New Now Next
Australian Politician Opposes Anal Sex "Full Stop"The Queensland parliament finally equalized the age of consent between vaginal
Australian Politician Opposes Anal Sex "Full Stop"
New Now Next / Posted 7 days ago
The Queensland parliament finally equalized the age of consent between vaginal and anal sex, making it the last territory in Australia to do so. But some legislators aren’t happy about it. MPs Shane Knuth and Robbie Katter voted against the measure... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Maranoa is not a backwaterthe size of Victoria. It is managed at a local level by 17 regional and shire c
Maranoa is not a backwater
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
the size of Victoria. It is managed at a local level by 17 regional and shire councils and seven state seats in the Queensland parliament. Before I go any further, I acknowledge the 37 traditional owner groups across Maranoa, covering the... Read more
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The North West Star
No northern exposuregovernment’s $5 billion Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Mr
No northern exposure
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
government’s $5 billion Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Mr Pitt also supplied budget numbers in Queensland Parliament on Thursday which he said showed that Queensland would be unable to fund itself. North Queensland... Read more
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Kiama Independent
George Christensen says standardising Queensland's age of consent will let 50-year-old men prey on vulnerable teensto sleep with 16-year-old boys", after it became the last Australian jurisdicti
George Christensen says standardising Queensland's age of consent will let 50-year-old men prey on vulnerable teens
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
to sleep with 16-year-old boys", after it became the last Australian jurisdiction to standardised the age of consent. The Queensland Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that lowered the age of consent for anal sex from 18 to 16, in line with... Read more
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Manning River Times
George Christensen says standardising Queensland's age of consent will let 50-year-old men prey on vulnerable teensto sleep with 16-year-old boys", after it became the last Australian jurisdicti
George Christensen says standardising Queensland's age of consent will let 50-year-old men prey on vulnerable teens
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
to sleep with 16-year-old boys", after it became the last Australian jurisdiction to standardised the age of consent. The Queensland Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that lowered the age of consent for anal sex from 18 to 16, in line with... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
George Christensen says standardising Queensland's age of consent will let 50-year-old men prey on vulnerable teensto sleep with 16-year-old boys", after it became the last Australian jurisdicti
George Christensen says standardising Queensland's age of consent will let 50-year-old men prey on vulnerable teens
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
to sleep with 16-year-old boys", after it became the last Australian jurisdiction to standardised the age of consent. The Queensland Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that lowered the age of consent for anal sex from 18 to 16, in line with... Read more
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The North West Star
‘N. Qld state works’government’s $5 billion Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Mr
‘N. Qld state works’
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
government’s $5 billion Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Mr Pitt also supplied budget numbers in Queensland Parliament on Thursday which he said showed that Queensland would be unable to fund itself. North Queensland... Read more
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The North West Star
Can N. Qld fund itself?government’s $5 billion Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Mr
Can N. Qld fund itself?
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
government’s $5 billion Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). Mr Pitt also supplied budget numbers in Queensland Parliament on Thursday which he said showed that Queensland would be unable to fund itself. North Queensland... Read more
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Junkee
Queensland Finally Abolished An Archaic Law That Discriminated Against The LGBTI CommunityThe law pretty clearly discriminated against sections of the LBGTI community, a
Queensland Finally Abolished An Archaic Law That Discriminated Against The LGBTI Community
Junkee / Posted 10 days ago
The law pretty clearly discriminated against sections of the LBGTI community, and last night it was finally scrapped by the Queensland parliament. Engaging in consensual anal sex was illegal in Queensland up until 1990, but the age of consent laws,... Read more
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The North West Star
Sexual age of consent standardised to age 16 by Queensland governmentto 16 years, in line with other consensual sexual activity, and the word "sodom
Sexual age of consent standardised to age 16 by Queensland government
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
to 16 years, in line with other consensual sexual activity, and the word "sodomy" removed from the Criminal Code. The Queensland Parliament voted to remove the longstanding source of discrimination in Queensland's Criminal Code on Thursday... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Anal sex legal for 16-olds as Qld standardises age of consentto 16 years, in line with other consensual sexual activity, and the word "sodom
Anal sex legal for 16-olds as Qld standardises age of consent
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
to 16 years, in line with other consensual sexual activity, and the word "sodomy" removed from the Criminal Code. The Queensland Parliament voted to remove the longstanding source of discrimination in Queensland's Criminal Code on Thursday... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld makes 16 age of consent for all sexThe age of consent for all sexual acts will be standardised to 16 years in Quee
Qld makes 16 age of consent for all sex
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
The age of consent for all sexual acts will be standardised to 16 years in Queensland. The Queensland parliament has voted to bring the state into line with other jurisdictions by reducing the legal age for anal sex from 18 years. Health Minister... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Dedicated black lung committee appointed in parliamentThe Queensland Parliament has appointed a six-person Parliamentary committee to
Dedicated black lung committee appointed in parliament
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
The Queensland Parliament has appointed a six-person Parliamentary committee to make inquiries into black lung disease. The committee will be known as the Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis select committee and they will undertake an inquiry and report on... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Separating the state doesn't fix the issueer, divided the community. And Katter's Australian Party has gone one step fur
Separating the state doesn't fix the issue
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
er, divided the community. And Katter's Australian Party has gone one step further than the discussion, moving a motion in Queensland Parliament on Thursday calling for the state to be separated. The proposal comes after the LNP State Convention... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Queensland to stay as one statein two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian Party MP Ro
Queensland to stay as one state
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian Party MP Rob Katter moved a motion on Thursday for the Queensland parliament to carve off a North Queensland state. The two KAP MPs and Cairns independent Rob Pyne supported the... Read more
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News Mail
Queensland to stay as one stateQueensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian
Queensland to stay as one state
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Queensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian Party MP Rob Katter moved a motion for the Queensland parliament to carve off a North Queensland state. Although the two KAP MPs and Cairns independent Rob Pyne... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Queensland to stay as one stateQueensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian
Queensland to stay as one state
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Queensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian Party MP Rob Katter moved a motion for the Queensland parliament to carve off a North Queensland state. Although the two KAP MPs and Cairns independent Rob Pyne... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Motion to spilt Queensland into two states defeated in Parliament Queensland Parliament has voted against the idea of splitting t
Motion to spilt Queensland into two states defeated
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
in Parliament Queensland Parliament has voted against the idea of splitting the state in two, with the LNP joining with Labor to defeat the motion 82 to 3.. Government MPs said the north could not... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Queensland to stay as one stateQueensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian
Queensland to stay as one state
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Queensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian Party MP Rob Katter moved a motion for the Queensland parliament to carve off a North Queensland state. Although the two KAP MPs and Cairns independent Rob Pyne... Read more
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Queensland Times
Queensland to stay as one stateQueensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian
Queensland to stay as one state
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
Queensland in two has failed to get support in parliament. Katter's Australian Party MP Rob Katter moved a motion for the Queensland parliament to carve off a North Queensland state. Although the two KAP MPs and Cairns independent Rob Pyne... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Pub fight' accusations hit Queensland ParliamentLabor MP Brittany Lauga has weathered personal attacks in Queensland parliament
'Pub fight' accusations hit Queensland Parliament
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Labor MP Brittany Lauga has weathered personal attacks in Queensland parliament after denying her husband was involved in an ugly bar fight at the weekend. The first-term Keppel MP was at the Keppel Sands Hotel, east of Rockhampton, on Saturday... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bill to move 17yos out of adult jails introduced to Queensland ParliamentNew youth justice bill to move 17yos out of adult jails introduced to Queenslan
Bill to move 17yos out of adult jails introduced to Queensland Parliament
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
New youth justice bill to move 17yos out of adult jails introduced to Queensland Parliament Proposed new laws to move 17-year-olds out of Queensland's adult jails are so complex that courts will have to decide which minors to deal with under the... Read more
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Northern Star
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their id
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'
Northern Star / Posted 11 days ago
Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their ideology, what people pay us to do in the Queensland parliament, what we saw today was again the lowering of the tone of the personal attack, the ludicrous line of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their id
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their ideology, what people pay us to do in the Queensland parliament, what we saw today was again the lowering of the tone of the personal attack, the ludicrous line of... Read more
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Queensland Times
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their id
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their ideology, what people pay us to do in the Queensland parliament, what we saw today was again the lowering of the tone of the personal attack, the ludicrous line of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their id
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their ideology, what people pay us to do in the Queensland parliament, what we saw today was again the lowering of the tone of the personal attack, the ludicrous line of... Read more
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News Mail
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their id
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their ideology, what people pay us to do in the Queensland parliament, what we saw today was again the lowering of the tone of the personal attack, the ludicrous line of... Read more
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Daily Examiner
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their id
'I thought Tim Nicholls was more substantive'
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Rather than talking about substantive policy issues, or differences in their ideology, what people pay us to do in the Queensland parliament, what we saw today was again the lowering of the tone of the personal attack, the ludicrous line of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold pushROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Par
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold push
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
ROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Party MP has moved a motion in the Queensland Parliament on Thursday calling for the state to be divided. "I shall move that the Queensland Legislative Assembly support …... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Mason's Law passed by Queensland Parliament, ending five-year campaignTownsville grandparentsJohn and Sue Sandeman after their grandson's murder. LNP
Mason's Law passed by Queensland Parliament, ending five-year campaign
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Townsville grandparentsJohn and Sue Sandeman after their grandson's murder. LNP MP Tracy Davis introduced Mason's Law into Queensland Parliament. Photo: Harrison Saragossi Childcare workers in 2011 had taken photographs of bruising on the little... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold pushROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Par
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold push
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
ROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Party MP has moved a motion in the Queensland Parliament on Thursday calling for the state to be divided. "I shall move that the Queensland Legislative Assembly support …... Read more
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News.com.au
Queensland split set in motionKATTER’S Australian Party has moved a motion in the Queensland parliament calli
Queensland split set in motion
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
KATTER’S Australian Party has moved a motion in the Queensland parliament calling for the state to be split in two. Mt Isa MP Rob Katter, who has previously spoken out about the misallocation of resources to the regions, wants a new state to be... Read more
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Queensland Times
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold pushROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Par
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold push
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
ROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Party MP has moved a motion in the Queensland Parliament on Thursday calling for the state to be divided. "I shall move that the Queensland Legislative Assembly support …... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold pushROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Par
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold push
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
ROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Party MP has moved a motion in the Queensland Parliament on Thursday calling for the state to be divided. "I shall move that the Queensland Legislative Assembly support …... Read more
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News Mail
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold pushROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Par
Does Queensland need to split in two? Katter's bold push
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
ROBBIE Katter wants Queensland to be split in two. The Katter's Australian Party MP has moved a motion in the Queensland Parliament on Thursday calling for the state to be divided. "I shall move that the Queensland Legislative Assembly support …... Read more
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