July 2020

Published a story 14th Jul 2020 2:41 PM

The wages of politicians still aren’t officially frozen two weeks after hundreds of thousands of public servants copped a pay rise deferral.

Why politician wages still aren’t officially frozen

The wages of politicians still aren’t officially frozen two weeks after hundreds of thousands of public servants copped a pay rise deferral.

Published a story 14th Jul 2020 9:46 AM

The Queensland Government has declared that anyone who breaches COVID-19 health directives could face six months in jail.

Qld border closed to NSW hotspots, jail for COVID breaches

The Queensland Government has declared that anyone who breaches COVID-19 health directives could face six months in jail.

Published a story 14th Jul 2020 4:54 AM

Senior frontbencher John-Paul Langbroek has come under fire over a photo he uploaded of him and radio personality Luke Bradnam with a sticker caption seemingly “mocking” social distancing.

MP slammed for ‘mocking’ social distancing

Senior frontbencher John-Paul Langbroek has come under fire over a photo he uploaded of him and radio personality Luke Bradnam with a sticker caption seemingly “mocking” social distancing.

Published a story 13th Jul 2020 5:43 AM

A tit-for-tat has erupted between Annastacia Palaszczuk and Peter Beattie, with the current Premier taking a swipe at his ambitious plan to generate jobs.

Premier fires up over Beattie advice

A tit-for-tat has erupted between Annastacia Palaszczuk and Peter Beattie, with the current Premier taking a swipe at his ambitious plan to generate jobs.

Published a story 13th Jul 2020 5:02 AM

Brisbane revellers were spotted flouting social distancing rules as they celebrated the second weekend of eased coronavirus restrictions.

Nightclub revellers slammed for playing ‘Russian roulette’

Brisbane revellers were spotted flouting social distancing rules as they celebrated the second weekend of eased coronavirus restrictions.

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.

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