December 2020

Published a story 4th Dec 2020 5:23 AM

Months after the corruption watchdog finished its own investigation, a probe into a bungled principal appointment continues.

School scandal costs taxpayers $60k and counting

Months after the corruption watchdog finished its own investigation, a probe into a bungled principal appointment continues.

Published a story 4th Dec 2020 5:17 AM

After a failed bid to scrutinise her absolute power, Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young is set to have them extended for longer.

Health chief’s powers set to be extended

After a failed bid to scrutinise her absolute power, Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young is set to have them extended for longer.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 11:28 AM

Qld health officials are working closely with their counterparts in NSW as that state records its first case of community transmission in almost a month.

Queensland reacts to NSW COVID case

Qld health officials are working closely with their counterparts in NSW as that state records its first case of community transmission in almost a month.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 5:07 AM

Another bid to scrutinise the basis on which COVID-19 decisions are made has failed, this time voted down in Parliament.

‘Unfettered power’: Bid to rein in CHO fails

Another bid to scrutinise the basis on which COVID-19 decisions are made has failed, this time voted down in Parliament.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 5:03 AM

As the Opposition prepares its State Budget reply it has homed in on one damning aspect of Labor’s fiscal forecast.

Damning figure that shows Budget is a bust

As the Opposition prepares its State Budget reply it has homed in on one damning aspect of Labor’s fiscal forecast.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 2:21 PM

The Opposition leader David Crisafulli has promised the LNP will earn Queensland’s trust back ahead of his first budget reply.

LNP hasn’t ‘had a great record in Queensland’: Crisafulli

The Opposition leader David Crisafulli has promised the LNP will earn Queensland’s trust back ahead of his first budget reply.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 5:09 AM

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed Queensland companies are concerned about local jobs amid trade tensions with China.

China tensions threatens state’s recovery: Premier

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed Queensland companies are concerned about local jobs amid trade tensions with China.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 3:42 PM

The State Govt will save more than $477 million from its contentious public service wage increase deferral. But taxpayers have already forked out a fortune.

Taxpayers hit with $10b for public service wage boost

The State Govt will save more than $477 million from its contentious public service wage increase deferral. But taxpayers have already forked out a fortune.

November 2020

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 10:35 AM

The Palaszczuk Government has been accused of being a ‘law unto themselves’ in rushing to pass new laws.

Labor accused of ‘manipulating democracy’

The Palaszczuk Government has been accused of being a ‘law unto themselves’ in rushing to pass new laws.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 10:37 AM

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says any future outbreaks would be dealt with by placing restrictions on hotspots, rather than the entire state.

Hotspot lockdowns not statewide restrictions: Premier

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says any future outbreaks would be dealt with by placing restrictions on hotspots, rather than the entire state.

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