July 2020

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 8:53 AM

Thousands of interstaters are flooding across the Queensland border this afternoon as the state reopens for the first time in months.

Heavy traffic as Queensland reopens to interstate travellers

Thousands of interstaters are flooding across the Queensland border this afternoon as the state reopens for the first time in months.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 5:03 AM

Struggling convenience stores across Queensland want to be able to sell alcohol as a way  to boost revenue in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grog push for desperate Qld convenience stores

Struggling convenience stores across Queensland want to be able to sell alcohol as a way to boost revenue in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 6:48 AM

The State Government is refusing to say whether it will continue to fund a controversial schooling model introduced by the Newman Government in 2013 if it was to win the October election.

250 Queensland schools facing uncertain future

The State Government is refusing to say whether it will continue to fund a controversial schooling model introduced by the Newman Government in 2013 if it was to win the October election.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 8:18 PM

The LNP has dodged fears of overcrowding detention centres as a result of the party’s hardline plan to tackle youth crime, while Labor savaged the plan.

LNP dodges fears over hardline youth crime plan

The LNP has dodged fears of overcrowding detention centres as a result of the party’s hardline plan to tackle youth crime, while Labor savaged the plan.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 5:11 AM

Taxpayers should brace for Queensland’s debt to balloon to more than $100 billion as the state’s coffers take a bashing from reduced revenue.

State’s $100b debt blowout

Taxpayers should brace for Queensland’s debt to balloon to more than $100 billion as the state’s coffers take a bashing from reduced revenue.

Published a story 5th Jul 2020 10:49 AM

It’s the stark figure that sheds a light of shame on Queensland’s child safety crisis, and reveals what the state has been doing wrong.

Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

It’s the stark figure that sheds a light of shame on Queensland’s child safety crisis, and reveals what the state has been doing wrong.

Published a story 4th Jul 2020 1:17 PM

Queensland Police are gearing up for a big protester presence, as another Black Lives Matter rally gets underway.

Thousands expected at Black Lives Matter protest

Queensland Police are gearing up for a big protester presence, as another Black Lives Matter rally gets underway.

Published a story 4th Jul 2020 11:31 AM

Steve Gollschewski says wrong passes behind border havoc as drivers try to enter Queensland from NSW.

Wrong passes behind border havoc

Steve Gollschewski says wrong passes behind border havoc as drivers try to enter Queensland from NSW.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 3:01 PM

Annastacia Palaszczuk has spoken about a damning report by the state’s corruption watchdog of the recruitment process of a school principal

‘Not happy’: Premier responds to CCC findings

Annastacia Palaszczuk has spoken about a damning report by the state’s corruption watchdog of the recruitment process of a school principal

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 5:05 AM

A series of text messages between public servants as Jackie Trad “mistakenly” got involved in the selection of a school principal shows a bureaucracy in the thrall of its ministers.

Texts show bureaucrats too eager to please

A series of text messages between public servants as Jackie Trad “mistakenly” got involved in the selection of a school principal shows a bureaucracy in the thrall of its ministers.

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