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Brisbane Times
Wellington concerned over 'basic rights' in bikie lawsthe basic right for people to meet in a public place - people that have got no
Wellington concerned over 'basic rights' in bikie laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 hours ago
the basic right for people to meet in a public place - people that have got no criminal convictions," he said. Queensland Parliament will vote on Labor's amended anti-gang laws next month. "The government hasn't spoken about that so... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Forced sales may be raised in parliamentleft in the lurch by forced property sales to make way for the $565million Mack
Forced sales may be raised in parliament
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
left in the lurch by forced property sales to make way for the $565million Mackay Ring Road could see the issue raised in Queensland Parliament. State LNP Shadow Minister for Agriculture Dale Last is investigating the concerns raised by property... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland Opposition says planned superannuation changes a 'smash and grab'to which a multiplier is applied, [which] results in unintended high payouts on
Queensland Opposition says planned superannuation changes a 'smash and grab'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
to which a multiplier is applied, [which] results in unintended high payouts on retirement. "In typical fashion, Mr Emerson is trying to oversimplify a complex issue with a three-word slogan." The bill is yet to be debated in Queensland Parliam... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters to the editorGras to Wednesday night. Alison van Steyn Trad’s Dream Last week in Brisbane
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
Gras to Wednesday night. Alison van Steyn Trad’s Dream Last week in Brisbane, farmers and support groups marched on the Queensland Parliament house venting their anger over the Palasczuk’s government’s proposed legislative alterations in Jacki... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmersthe Reef 2050 plan, and we will take what steps we can to limit land clearing w
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
the Reef 2050 plan, and we will take what steps we can to limit land clearing without the support of other elements of the Queensland Parliament.” Environment minister Steven Miles said the Palaszczuk Government would continue to protect the reef... Read more
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The North West Star
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmersthe Reef 2050 plan, and we will take what steps we can to limit land clearing w
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmers
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
the Reef 2050 plan, and we will take what steps we can to limit land clearing without the support of other elements of the Queensland Parliament.” Environment minister Steven Miles said the Palaszczuk Government would continue to protect the reef... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ian Rickuss proposes big solution to Withcott problemhe has support of the virtually whole community, which is located at the bottom
Ian Rickuss proposes big solution to Withcott problem
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
he has support of the virtually whole community, which is located at the bottom of the Toowoomba Range. Speaking in the Queensland Parliament on Thursday, the Member for Lockyer said the issue of getting across the Warrego Hwy has been a problem... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Farmers claim win as Queensland Government loses bid for tighter tree clearing controlsFarm lobby claims victory as bid for tighter tree clearing controls felled in Q
Farmers claim win as Queensland Government loses bid for tighter tree clearing controls
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Farm lobby claims victory as bid for tighter tree clearing controls felled in Queensland Parliament Queensland farm lobby group AgForce is claiming a victory after cross-bench MPs felled the Palaszczuk Government's bid to tighten tree clearing... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland tree clearing laws fail, prompting reef claimPremier Jackie Trad said laws were vital to ensure UNESCO did not list the reef
Queensland tree clearing laws fail, prompting reef claim
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Premier Jackie Trad said laws were vital to ensure UNESCO did not list the reef "in danger". "It shows that the Queensland Parliament as it is, with a hung parliament, is not up to the challenge of enacting laws that will save the Great... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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News Mail
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
News Mail / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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Northern Star
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
Northern Star / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
The Daily Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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10d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Toughened tree clearing laws fail, Gordon sides with LNPToughened tree clearing laws fail to pass Queensland Parliament in blow to mino
Toughened tree clearing laws fail, Gordon sides with LNP
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Toughened tree clearing laws fail to pass Queensland Parliament in blow to minority Labor Government The minority Palaszczuk Government has failed to get enough support from the crossbenchers to pass its toughened tree clearing laws, a defeat which... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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10d
Queensland Times
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lungBUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industr
Why Jo-Anne Miller broke down about black lung
Queensland Times / Posted 10 days ago
BUNDAMBA MP Jo-Ann Miller made a heartfelt plea for justice in the coal industry in Queensland Parliament on Thursday night. After the LNP attempted to set up a commission of inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung the government amended the... Read more
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11d
The Morning Bulletin
Miller breaks down telling black lung family storyJO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentar
Miller breaks down telling black lung family story
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
JO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentary committee into black lung. The Queensland Parliament on Thursday night voted to establish a parliamentary committee to examine the re-emergence of the disease. The LNP... Read more
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News Mail
Miller breaks down telling black lung family storyJO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentar
Miller breaks down telling black lung family story
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
JO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentary committee into black lung. The Queensland Parliament on Thursday night voted to establish a parliamentary committee to examine the re-emergence of the disease. The LNP... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Miller breaks down telling black lung family storyJO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentar
Miller breaks down telling black lung family story
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
JO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentary committee into black lung. The Queensland Parliament on Thursday night voted to establish a parliamentary committee to examine the re-emergence of the disease. The LNP... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Miller breaks down telling black lung family storyJO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentar
Miller breaks down telling black lung family story
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
JO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentary committee into black lung. The Queensland Parliament on Thursday night voted to establish a parliamentary committee to examine the re-emergence of the disease. The LNP... Read more
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Queensland Times
Miller breaks down telling black lung family storyJO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentar
Miller breaks down telling black lung family story
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
JO-ANN Miller has made an emotional speech supporting setting up a parliamentary committee into black lung. The Queensland Parliament on Thursday night voted to establish a parliamentary committee to examine the re-emergence of the disease. The LNP... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Govt halts 'poison time bomb' dingo plan to control goatsnorth Queensland island. In what has been dubbed the "kamikaze canines" soluti
Govt halts 'poison time bomb' dingo plan to control goats
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
north Queensland island. In what has been dubbed the "kamikaze canines" solution by some of the more miffed members of the Queensland Parliament, at least two dingoes, with a poison pellet set to take effect in two years, were released on Pelorus... Read more
11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Boxing deaths spark inquiry into safety of combat sports— experienced referees, combat fighters, boxers who've come forward with anecdo
Boxing deaths spark inquiry into safety of combat sports
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
— experienced referees, combat fighters, boxers who've come forward with anecdotal evidence — have suggested that this state is a very concerning environment. The committee inquiry report is due back to the Queensland Parliament by Dec... Read more
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News.com.au
‘This country is in ecological collapse’when it comes to land clearing and government policy around Australia’s biodive
‘This country is in ecological collapse’
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
when it comes to land clearing and government policy around Australia’s biodiversity. In a demonstration outside the Queensland parliament on Wednesday, Martin Taylor from the WWF called on MPs to “respect the science” and be on the “right... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Land clearing laws debated through the night, more to comeA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws debated through the night, more to come
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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Northern Star
Land clearing laws to be debated todayA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws to be debated today
Northern Star / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Land clearing laws to be debated todayA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws to be debated today
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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The North West Star
Islamic population expanding through 'biological growth'through immigration, biological growth and by radicalisation." Dr Robinson con
Islamic population expanding through 'biological growth'
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
through immigration, biological growth and by radicalisation." Dr Robinson continued, using his speech to urge the Queensland Parliament to go further in its legislative changes, which continue existing laws and help equalise legislation... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Islamic population expanding through 'biological growth'through immigration, biological growth and by radicalisation." Dr Robinson con
Islamic population expanding through 'biological growth'
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
through immigration, biological growth and by radicalisation." Dr Robinson continued, using his speech to urge the Queensland Parliament to go further in its legislative changes, which continue existing laws and help equalise legislation... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Land clearing laws to be debated todayA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws to be debated today
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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Queensland Times
Land clearing laws to be debated todayA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws to be debated today
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Land clearing laws to be debated todayA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws to be debated today
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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News Mail
Land clearing laws to be debated todayA LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer t
Land clearing laws to be debated today
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
A LATE night sitting of Queensland Parliament has brought the state no closer to knowing if a controversial land clearing bill will become law. At 10pm last night Deputy Premier Jackie Trad introduced the Vegetation Management Bill into parliament... Read more
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The Age
Australians need abortion laws for 2016 not 1899Protesters, mostly young women, tweeted '#not1899' yesterday outside Queensland
Australians need abortion laws for 2016 not 1899
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Protesters, mostly young women, tweeted '#not1899' yesterday outside Queensland Parliament House, where a bill to decriminalise abortion in the state is finally being introduced. Queensland's abortion laws were literally written more than a century... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australians need abortion laws for 2016 not 1899Protesters, mostly young women, tweeted '#not1899' yesterday outside Queensland
Australians need abortion laws for 2016 not 1899
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Protesters, mostly young women, tweeted '#not1899' yesterday outside Queensland Parliament House, where a bill to decriminalise abortion in the state is finally being introduced. Queensland's abortion laws were literally written more than a century... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australians need abortion laws for 2016 not 1899Protesters, mostly young women, tweeted '#not1899' yesterday outside Queensland
Australians need abortion laws for 2016 not 1899
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Protesters, mostly young women, tweeted '#not1899' yesterday outside Queensland Parliament House, where a bill to decriminalise abortion in the state is finally being introduced. Queensland's abortion laws were literally written more than a century... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'The gloves are off' over tree clearing reformbe off': political threats issued as tree clearing reform hits hurdles Photo:
'The gloves are off' over tree clearing reform
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
be off': political threats issued as tree clearing reform hits hurdles Photo: Conservationists gather out the front of Queensland Parliament House in support of the Labor Government's tree clearing reform. (Marty McCarthy) Queensland's deputy... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Miller 'free to raise concerns': premierthe current attitudes towards estimates. "Over the years it has saddened me so
Miller 'free to raise concerns': premier
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
the current attitudes towards estimates. "Over the years it has saddened me somewhat that the estimates committees of the Queensland parliament have come to be seen as a joke not only within this parliament but also within the public service as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hundreds rally ahead of marathon debate over Queensland's tree-clearing lawsAnti-tree clearing rally outside Queensland Parliament before marathon debate b
Hundreds rally ahead of marathon debate over Queensland's tree-clearing laws
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Anti-tree clearing rally outside Queensland Parliament before marathon debate begins Hundreds of people have rallied outside Queensland's Parliament ahead of what is expected to be a marathon, down-to-the-wire debate on whether to toughen the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Crowd gathers to support tree-clearing planparts of Queensland,” she said. Both the Australian Koala Foundation and the W
Crowd gathers to support tree-clearing plan
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
parts of Queensland,” she said. Both the Australian Koala Foundation and the World Wildlife Foundation have urged the Queensland Parliament to “respect the science and support the bill to restore Queensland’s land clearing controls. “If we... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld Labor MP slams estimates as 'a joke'these estimates committees," she said. "Over the years it has saddened me some
Qld Labor MP slams estimates as 'a joke'
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
these estimates committees," she said. "Over the years it has saddened me somewhat that the estimates committees of the Queensland parliament have come to be seen as a joke not only within this parliament but also within the public service as... Read more
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Perth Now
Qld Labor MP slams estimates as 'a joke'these estimates committees," she said. "Over the years it has saddened me some
Qld Labor MP slams estimates as 'a joke'
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
these estimates committees," she said. "Over the years it has saddened me somewhat that the estimates committees of the Queensland parliament have come to be seen as a joke not only within this parliament but also within the public service as... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Qld Labor MP slams estimates as 'a joke'these estimates committees," she said. "Over the years it has saddened me some
Qld Labor MP slams estimates as 'a joke'
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
these estimates committees," she said. "Over the years it has saddened me somewhat that the estimates committees of the Queensland parliament have come to be seen as a joke not only within this parliament but also within the public service as... Read more
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The North West Star
Jo-Ann Miller ditches Labor waltz, dances to her own drumdown on her strategy, using a parliamentary debate to bemoan how the process -
Jo-Ann Miller ditches Labor waltz, dances to her own drum
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
down on her strategy, using a parliamentary debate to bemoan how the process - one of the most important in the unicameral Queensland Parliament - had become "a joke". "What we have in Queensland is a situation where we have almost a dance, where... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Miller ditches Labor waltz, dances to her own drumdown on her strategy, using a parliamentary debate to bemoan how the process -
Miller ditches Labor waltz, dances to her own drum
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
down on her strategy, using a parliamentary debate to bemoan how the process - one of the most important in the unicameral Queensland Parliament - had become "a joke". "What we have in Queensland is a situation where we have almost a dance, where... Read more
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The North West Star
Tears as sex abuse statute of limitations Bill introduced in ParliamentOpposition leader's emotional speech to Parliament. The Queensland Parliament
Tears as sex abuse statute of limitations Bill introduced in Parliament
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
Opposition leader's emotional speech to Parliament. The Queensland Parliament took a step forward in giving institutional child sex abuse survivors greater, and fairer grounds for seeking civil justice, but for the LNP and cross bench, it did not go... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Tears as sex abuse statute of limitations Bill introducedThe Queensland Parliament took a step forward in giving institutional child sex
Tears as sex abuse statute of limitations Bill introduced
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Queensland Parliament took a step forward in giving institutional child sex abuse survivors greater, and fairer grounds for seeking civil justice, but for the LNP and cross bench, it did not go far enough. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Private member's bills remove time limit for lodging child abuse claimslimit for civil action in Queensland Child protection advocacy group Bravehear
Private member's bills remove time limit for lodging child abuse claims
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
limit for civil action in Queensland Child protection advocacy group Bravehearts is backing a private member's bill in Queensland Parliament to remove time limits for lodging damages claims for child sexual abuse. Two competing bills aimed at... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tougher punishments still needed for DVO breaches: LNPEver report, with more changes to the state's domestic violence laws. The Gove
Tougher punishments still needed for DVO breaches: LNP
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Ever report, with more changes to the state's domestic violence laws. The Government said legislation being introduced to Queensland Parliament today would allow DVOs to be extended from two years to five, and could help pave the way for a... Read more
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