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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former Linc Energy head ordered to clean up site of controversial gas projectexecutive until 2014. Environment Minister Steven Miles said it was the first
Former Linc Energy head ordered to clean up site of controversial gas project
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
executive until 2014. Environment Minister Steven Miles said it was the first time the new powers had been used since the Queensland Parliament unanimously passed the laws "to protect taxpayers from having to fund clean-up costs if a licensed... Read more
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Brisbane Times
KAP proposes Queensland rural bank legislationNew legislation has been introduced into Queensland parliament to push for a st
KAP proposes Queensland rural bank legislation
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
New legislation has been introduced into Queensland parliament to push for a state-owned bank to help farmers crippled by rural debt. Katter's Australian Party MP Rob Katter, who introduced the legislation on Thursday, says a reconstruction board... Read more
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The Age
North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019Queensland Parliament has passed legislation to "substantially cease" mining on
North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019
The Age / Posted yesterday
Queensland Parliament has passed legislation to "substantially cease" mining on North Stradbroke Island. Photo: Supplied Sand mining on Stradbroke Island will effectively cease by the end of 2019 after the Queensland Parliament pushed through... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019Queensland Parliament has passed legislation to "substantially cease" mining on
North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Queensland Parliament has passed legislation to "substantially cease" mining on North Stradbroke Island. Photo: Supplied Sand mining on Stradbroke Island will effectively cease by the end of 2019 after the Queensland Parliament pushed through... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Forde - Federal Election 2016first member for Forde elected in 1984 was Dr David Watson, but he was defeated
Forde - Federal Election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
first member for Forde elected in 1984 was Dr David Watson, but he was defeated in 1987. Watson went on to serve in the Queensland parliament, being the Liberal Leader unfortunate enough to lead the party to disastrous defeat at the 2001 state... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Petrie - Federal Election 2016as the LNP's Luke Howarth continued the Petrie tradition of being won by govern
Petrie - Federal Election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
as the LNP's Luke Howarth continued the Petrie tradition of being won by government. Former member D'Ath was elected to the Queensland Parliament at the February 2014 Redcliffe by-election and is currently Queensland Attorney General.Past Election... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Longman - Federal Election 2016(Map)Background Longman was created in 1996 and named after Mrs Irene Longman,
Longman - Federal Election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
(Map)Background Longman was created in 1996 and named after Mrs Irene Longman, who was the first woman elected to the Queensland Parliament, holding the seat of Bulimba 1929-32. Longman was won at its first contest by the Liberal Party's Mal... Read more
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Brisbane Times
North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019Sand mining on Stradbroke Island will "substantially cease" by the end of 2019
North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Sand mining on Stradbroke Island will "substantially cease" by the end of 2019 after the Queensland Parliament pushed through legislation overnight, the government says. It's a return to Labor policy first brought in under former premier Anna... Read more
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Perth Now
Christian lobby group fights abortion bill A conservative lobby group has called on the Queensland parliament to oppose
Christian lobby group fights abortion bill
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
A conservative lobby group has called on the Queensland parliament to oppose the decriminalisation of abortion, claiming a bill introduced by Cairns MP Rob Pyne was a "betrayal of women". The Australian... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Christian lobby group fights abortion billA conservative lobby group has called on the Queensland parliament to oppose th
Christian lobby group fights abortion bill
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
A conservative lobby group has called on the Queensland parliament to oppose the decriminalisation of abortion, claiming a bill introduced by Cairns MP Rob Pyne was a "betrayal of women". The Australian Christian Lobby petition, titled `say not to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
LISTEN: Dairy farmers can't afford to run more efficientlyit should the price would lift and put that volume back." Queensland dairy far
LISTEN: Dairy farmers can't afford to run more efficiently
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
it should the price would lift and put that volume back." Queensland dairy farmers and their supporters will rally outside Queensland parliament house today to call on retailers to put an end to the $1milk price war and to set a sustainable price... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Qld slowly working to give LGBTIQ community equal rightsPhoto: James Alcock State-sanctioned civil partnership ceremonies were reinsta
Qld slowly working to give LGBTIQ community equal rights
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Photo: James Alcock State-sanctioned civil partnership ceremonies were reinstated in April, after a conscience vote in the Queensland Parliament saw the vast majority of MPs support the legislation the Newman Government wound back in 2012. Next is... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Groom candidates speak their minds on gay marriagedeserved their say on the social issue. The former Member for Toowoomba South
Groom candidates speak their minds on gay marriage
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
deserved their say on the social issue. The former Member for Toowoomba South voted against amendments brought in the Queensland Parliament that sought to introduce same-sex marriage. Labor candidate Bronwyn Herbertson was unequivocal in her... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cane farmers want supply agreements to capitalise on high priceschairman Wilmar met with cane grower collectives last month, the first time th
Cane farmers want supply agreements to capitalise on high prices
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
chairman Wilmar met with cane grower collectives last month, the first time the groups had sat down together since the Queensland Parliament passed legislation in December that provided growers with the ability to choose a marketing... Read more
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News Mail
Delay is no guarantee of backpacker tax end: LaborMinister Leanne Donaldson said the Turnbull Government had missed their chance
Delay is no guarantee of backpacker tax end: Labor
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Minister Leanne Donaldson said the Turnbull Government had missed their chance to abolish the tax. "Last week, the Queensland Parliament called on the Turnbull Government to abolish the tax before it does more harm," Ms Donaldson... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayedwork. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayed
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
work. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson moved a motion to Queensland Parliament last week calling on the Federal Government to scrap the tax before it could do any more harm, and said... Read more
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Queensland Times
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayedwork. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayed
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
work. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson moved a motion to Queensland Parliament last week calling on the Federal Government to scrap the tax before it could do any more harm, and said... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayedwork. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayed
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
work. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson moved a motion to Queensland Parliament last week calling on the Federal Government to scrap the tax before it could do any more harm, and said... Read more
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News Mail
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayedwork. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries
Prolonging the agony: backpacker tax delayed
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
work. Without them, we can't pack." Bundaberg MP and Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson moved a motion to Queensland Parliament last week calling on the Federal Government to scrap the tax before it could do any more harm, and said... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Roma students get a taste of Youth Parliamentthe inner workings of Parliament House earlier this month. The legal students
Roma students get a taste of Youth Parliament
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
the inner workings of Parliament House earlier this month. The legal students were offered the opportunity to travel to Queensland Parliament House earlier this month as part of the Queensland Legal Studies Youth Parliament event for 2016. As... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Produce will rot without backpackersmiss out on those dollars. Tourism operators are also desperately warning of t
Produce will rot without backpackers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
miss out on those dollars. Tourism operators are also desperately warning of the consequences. That is why I asked the Queensland Parliament to support a motion calling on the Turnbull government to abolish the backpacker tax before it does... Read more
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News Mail
Produce will rot without backpackersmiss out on those dollars. Tourism operators are also desperately warning of t
Produce will rot without backpackers
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
miss out on those dollars. Tourism operators are also desperately warning of the consequences. That is why I asked the Queensland Parliament to support a motion calling on the Turnbull government to abolish the backpacker tax before it does... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
CAA president backs new laws to fight puppy farmingAnimal Aid Katina Kilpatrick is thrilled by new laws to fight cruel puppy farmi
CAA president backs new laws to fight puppy farming
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Animal Aid Katina Kilpatrick is thrilled by new laws to fight cruel puppy farming. The new dog breeder laws passed in Queensland Parliament will help identify unscrupulous breeders and stamp out cruel puppy farming. Under this legislation all... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Retiring MPs - Federal Election 2016Queensland body. He was a Member of Kingaroy Shire Council 1976-90, serving as
Retiring MPs - Federal Election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Queensland body. He was a Member of Kingaroy Shire Council 1976-90, serving as Chairman 1983-90, and attempted to enter the Queensland Parliament in 1988 as the endorsed National Party candidate to succeed Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen in his seat of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Toowoomba South by-election to be held in Julyand run for a federal seat means this is unavoidable." Mr McVeigh has represen
Toowoomba South by-election to be held in July
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
and run for a federal seat means this is unavoidable." Mr McVeigh has represented Toowoomba South, a safe LNP seat, in Queensland Parliament since 2012 and had served as science spokesman until he stood down. Groom is also considered a safe... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Treasurer supports plans for medicinal cannabis hubcould be substantial and lead to hundreds of jobs and a million-dollar industry
Treasurer supports plans for medicinal cannabis hub
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
could be substantial and lead to hundreds of jobs and a million-dollar industry. This week a Bill was introduced into Queensland Parliament with a view to making trials of medicinal cannabis legal. However, concerns remain within the medical... Read more
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News Mail
MP's call to abolish backpacker tax before it startsTHE Queensland Parliament is calling on the Turnbull Government to abolish the
MP's call to abolish backpacker tax before it starts
News Mail / Posted 15 days ago
THE Queensland Parliament is calling on the Turnbull Government to abolish the backpacker tax before it does more harm to the state's agricultural and tourism industries. Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson said the message to the Prime Minister... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Union accused of attack on quadriplegic MP: 'Can you put someone in a wheelchair twice?'Union vilifying, attacking family, independent MP Rob Pyne tells Queensland Par
Union accused of attack on quadriplegic MP: 'Can you put someone in a wheelchair twice?'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Union vilifying, attacking family, independent MP Rob Pyne tells Queensland Parliament Independent MP Rob Pyne has used Queensland Parliament to accuse the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) of vilifying and attacking him and his family in a sustained... Read more
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Junkee
NSW And Queensland Might Finally, Finally Be Getting Around To Decriminalising Abortionsecured support from Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, who joined abortion
NSW And Queensland Might Finally, Finally Be Getting Around To Decriminalising Abortion
Junkee / Posted 15 days ago
secured support from Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, who joined abortion rights protestors at a rally outside Queensland Parliament on Tuesday. Both Queensland Labor and the Liberal-National Party will allow their members a conscience... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Epic dry continues with 84 per cent of state drought-declaredfor much of Queensland has led to little improvement in the state's official dr
Epic dry continues with 84 per cent of state drought-declared
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
for much of Queensland has led to little improvement in the state's official drought declaration list. In an update to Queensland Parliament, Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson said 83.9 per cent of the state was currently in drought, a... Read more
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The North West Star
Meet the clerk of the Queensland Parliament in Mount Isa. Have your say on proposed legislat
Meet the clerk
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
of the Queensland Parliament in Mount Isa. Have your say on proposed legislation before it is made into law. of the Queensland parliament, Neil Laurie, who is coming to talk to locals. about how to make parliamentary... Read more
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The North West Star
Cloncurry, South Burnett off drought list, Mareeba and Tablelands addedCouncil – has been revoked, but the Mareeba and Tablelands local government are
Cloncurry, South Burnett off drought list, Mareeba and Tablelands added
The North West Star / Posted 16 days ago
Council – has been revoked, but the Mareeba and Tablelands local government areas have been added to the list. Speaking in Queensland Parliament today, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson said the government would continue to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Changes to cattle-grazing leases in national parks pass ParliamentLaws changing cattle-grazing leases in national parks passed in Queensland Parl
Changes to cattle-grazing leases in national parks pass Parliament
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
Laws changing cattle-grazing leases in national parks passed in Queensland Parliament Changes to leases that aim to phase out graziers running cattle in Queensland's national parks have been passed in Parliament, affecting at least 83 properties... Read more
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Western Advocate
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Kiama Independent
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Manning River Times
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Manning River Times / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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The North West Star
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
The North West Star / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Daily Liberal
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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The Border Mail
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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The Courier
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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The Young Witness
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenementsfor things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamina
One third of Australia covered by fossil fuel tenements
The Young Witness / Posted 16 days ago
for things such as loss of industry accreditation for food-producers, contamination and interruption to water resources. Queensland parliament recently implemented laws that make resource companies foot the bill to remediate mining and gas... Read more
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Northern Star
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reactionOpposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in pl
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reaction
Northern Star / Posted 16 days ago
Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in place. "Should the bill currently before the Queensland Parliament be brought to a vote, there would be a conscience vote for LNP Members," Mr Nicholls said. Abortion... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reactionOpposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in pl
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reaction
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in place. "Should the bill currently before the Queensland Parliament be brought to a vote, there would be a conscience vote for LNP Members," Mr Nicholls said. Abortion... Read more
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Queensland Times
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reactionOpposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in pl
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reaction
Queensland Times / Posted 16 days ago
Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in place. "Should the bill currently before the Queensland Parliament be brought to a vote, there would be a conscience vote for LNP Members," Mr Nicholls said. Abortion... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reactionOpposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in pl
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reaction
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in place. "Should the bill currently before the Queensland Parliament be brought to a vote, there would be a conscience vote for LNP Members," Mr Nicholls said. Abortion... Read more
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News Mail
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reactionOpposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in pl
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reaction
News Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in place. "Should the bill currently before the Queensland Parliament be brought to a vote, there would be a conscience vote for LNP Members," Mr Nicholls said. Abortion... Read more
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Daily Examiner
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reactionOpposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in pl
MP’s bid to legalise abortion brings mixed reaction
Daily Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said there should be no change to the laws in place. "Should the bill currently before the Queensland Parliament be brought to a vote, there would be a conscience vote for LNP Members," Mr Nicholls said. Abortion... Read more
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