September 2020

Published a story 21st Sep 2020 7:06 AM

Townsville could become the capital of a new state under a new plan for North Queensland statehood to become a reality.

MP renews push for new state as election looms

Townsville could become the capital of a new state under a new plan for North Queensland statehood to become a reality.

Published a story 19th Sep 2020 2:29 PM

A former top cop has pitched a radical plan to help steer Townsville children away from a life embroiled in drugs and crime, saying locking them up was a ‘complete failure’.

Plans to overhaul youth detention, child safety

A former top cop has pitched a radical plan to help steer Townsville children away from a life embroiled in drugs and crime, saying locking them up was a ‘complete failure’.

Published a story 16th Sep 2020 2:37 PM

A North Queensland businessman has joined Clive Palmer’s fight to dethrone the Labor Party from power in Queensland.

REVEALED: The new NQ face on Clive’s election team

A North Queensland businessman has joined Clive Palmer’s fight to dethrone the Labor Party from power in Queensland.

Published a story 16th Sep 2020 11:18 AM

Katter country is spreading with the party scoring top marks for supporting its community ahead of the state election.

KAP score top marks in election report card

Katter country is spreading with the party scoring top marks for supporting its community ahead of the state election.

Published a story 16th Sep 2020 11:08 AM

More North Queensland politicians have thrown their support behind the Orda family in their bid to ramp up search efforts for Lukas Orda, who was lost at sea almost two weeks ago.

Pollies join family’s push for Aussie aid for missing crew

More North Queensland politicians have thrown their support behind the Orda family in their bid to ramp up search efforts for Lukas Orda, who was lost at sea almost two weeks ago.

Published a story 11th Sep 2020 11:48 AM

The parents of Lukas Orda have made an emotional plea for the search for the missing crew of the Gulf Livestock 1 to resume.

‘We beg you not to stop looking’: Vet’s parents’ plea

The parents of Lukas Orda have made an emotional plea for the search for the missing crew of the Gulf Livestock 1 to resume.

Published a story 9th Sep 2020 7:15 AM

Facebook posts revealing a potential Labor candidate for Mundingburra has been critical of Adani have surfaced as preselection for the seat gets underway.

Anti-Adani stance could hurt political hopeful

Facebook posts revealing a potential Labor candidate for Mundingburra has been critical of Adani have surfaced as preselection for the seat gets underway.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2020 5:26 PM

Federal MP Phillip Thompson has slammed the misuse of JobKeeper funds after allegations were made about a number of small firms that claimed the payment in amid the coronavirus pandemic.

MP to take JobKeeper claims to Treasurer

Federal MP Phillip Thompson has slammed the misuse of JobKeeper funds after allegations were made about a number of small firms that claimed the payment in amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published a story 2nd Sep 2020 8:06 AM

Three crew from the <em>Globe Electra</em> have been discharged from Townsville University Hospital following their treatment for coronavirus

Globe Electra ship crew leaves hospital

Three crew from the Globe Electra have been discharged from Townsville University Hospital following their treatment for coronavirus

Published a story 2nd Sep 2020 7:39 AM

An independent expert panel will assess the viability of a decades-old water scheme as part the Queensland’s Government economic recovery plan.

State dusts off 1930s water plan for new review

An independent expert panel will assess the viability of a decades-old water scheme as part the Queensland’s Government economic recovery plan.

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