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‘Gotta go open a police station’: Premier pulls plug on quota questions

‘Gotta go open a police station’: Premier pulls plug on quota questions

Annastacia Palaszczuk has called an abrupt end to a press conference amid questions on the state COVID response and her party’s rules on the representation of women in state parliament.

  • by Matt Dennien

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Outer suburbs still outta the loop when it comes to bike paths, cyclists say

Outer suburbs still outta the loop when it comes to bike paths, cyclists say

While cyclists close to the city enjoy the lion’s share of bikeways, nothing has come of plans to provide safe passage for those in outer suburbs, according to two cycling groups.

  • by Tony Moore
Revamp of ineffective social housing list could lift building pipeline

Revamp of ineffective social housing list could lift building pipeline

The Queensland government will review its ballooning social housing register to prioritise support and potentially boost its planned construction pipeline.

  • by Matt Dennien
Straggler Brisbane to join nationwide lightshow of solidarity for Japan

Straggler Brisbane to join nationwide lightshow of solidarity for Japan

After an initial lag, Queensland leaders have committed to light up Brisbane landmarks in tribute to Shinzo Abe.

  • by Zach Hope
Australian cities lighting icons for Japan. But what about Brisbane?

Australian cities lighting icons for Japan. But what about Brisbane?

Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide are lighting up iconic buildings in the red and white of Japan after phone calls between Prime Minister Albanese and premiers.

  • by Zach Hope
LNP not ruling out abortion review as state seeks access fix

LNP not ruling out abortion review as state seeks access fix

Queensland health authorities are assessing abortion access across the state in a bid to fix issues still plaguing the patchwork scheme four years on from decriminalisation.

  • by Matt Dennien
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Hendra virus found in Queensland horse

Hendra virus found in Queensland horse

The deadly Hendra virus has been detected in a Queensland horse for the first time in five years. 

  • by Zach Hope
Queensland Treasurer brushes off Japan’s coal royalty concerns

Queensland Treasurer brushes off Japan’s coal royalty concerns

The resources sector has been highly critical of the state’s decision to introduce higher royalties to capture a share of present “super profits” in the sector. A key trading partner has now also spoken out.

  • by Matt Dennien
LNP questions watchdog report as integrity overhaul lies waiting

LNP questions watchdog report as integrity overhaul lies waiting

Deputy LNP leader Jarrod Bleijie has a “different categorisation” of events to those outlined by the CCC in a recent report, which bluntly rejected claims of interference with a lobbying regulator.

  • by Matt Dennien
Redlands mayor takes unpaid leave until drink-driving court appearance
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Redlands mayor takes unpaid leave until drink-driving court appearance

Redlands Mayor Karen Williams will take unpaid leave from Monday until her drink-driving charge is dealt with by the courts on August 1.

  • by Tony Moore
The CityCat debate: Time and tide wait for a new plan

The CityCat debate: Time and tide wait for a new plan

Brisbane is known as the ‘River City’ but there are growing calls to make better use of the popular CityCat fleet.

  • by Tony Moore