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Queensland's Adani deal that ignited Labor 'civil war' drags on

Queensland's Adani deal that ignited Labor 'civil war' drags on

Deep division in the party over support for coal mining jobs versus environmental protection contributed to Labor's loss at the last federal election. 

  • by Lydia Lynch

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Premier's ex-chief of staff cleared of corruption over taxpayer grant
CCC

Premier's ex-chief of staff cleared of corruption over taxpayer grant

The CCC found the former staffer breached policy, which would have been grounds for disciplinary action, but he had already quit his job.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Eye-watering costs of border regime, quarantine and free hotel rooms
Coronavirus pandemic

Eye-watering costs of border regime, quarantine and free hotel rooms

The Queensland government has outlined the cost to taxpayers so far as well as funding to combat COVID-19 over the next few years.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Queensland border bubble inches south, letting thousands in from NSW
Coronavirus pandemic

Queensland border bubble inches south, letting thousands in from NSW

Townsville residents will be allowed as far south as Casino without needing to quarantine on the way home.

  • by Lydia Lynch and Toby Crockford
MP's surprise resignation sets scene for Christian right v moderates
Opinion
Byelection

MP's surprise resignation sets scene for Christian right v moderates

The battle between the Christian right and the moderates for number one on the LNP Senate ticket might be determined at preselection for the seat of Groom.

  • by Scott Emerson
Recyclers want Qld to clean up its act with an independent environmental watchdog
QLD Votes 2020

Recyclers want Qld to clean up its act with an independent environmental watchdog

Queensland is the only state without an environmental protection agency, and the recycling industry wants that to change.

  • by Tony Moore
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State school students to get just two report cards a year under wage deal
Education

State school students to get just two report cards a year under wage deal

The days of numerous parent-teacher interviews are also over as teachers' administrative work is reduced in exchange for COVID-19 pay freeze.

  • by Tony Moore
What happens to border decisions when the caretaker period begins
Coronavirus pandemic

What happens to border decisions when the caretaker period begins

The government goes into caretaker mode on October 6, ahead of next month's election.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Premier gets tested for COVID-19 after her voice turns hoarse
Coronavirus pandemic

Premier gets tested for COVID-19 after her voice turns hoarse

Questions about the Premier's health were raised after she complained of a croaky voice during an online debate on Monday night. 

  • by Lydia Lynch
Greens MP slams police response as 'lazy, ill-informed'
Queensland Police

Greens MP slams police response as 'lazy, ill-informed'

Michael Berkman had raised concerns about social distancing at a refugee protest.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Deb Frecklington asks Premier to override health advice on funerals
Coronavirus pandemic

Deb Frecklington asks Premier to override health advice on funerals

But the Deputy Premier said decisions on funerals "should be made by doctors, not by politicians".

  • by Lydia Lynch