Queensland politics

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State government ‘disappointed’ as Queensland real estate peak body urges skirting of new eviction laws
Property managers are being advised to provide notices to leave when issuing fixed-term leases

Joe Hinchliffe

08, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Advocates criticise decision not to ask Queensland police boss to face domestic violence inquiry
Experts baffled by absence of commissioner, police minister and police union head among dozens of witnesses called

Eden Gillespie

05, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Queensland real estate body tells landlords how to skirt new no-grounds eviction laws
Renters express shock as property managers told to provide tenants with notice to leave at same time as new leases

Joe Hinchliffe

04, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Spit hoods continue to be used on minors while ‘alternatives’ are explored, Queensland government says
The controversial device has been used eight times on children aged between 10 and 17 since 2019

Eden Gillespie

03, Aug, 2022 @8:35 AM

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Queensland koala funding diverted to rollercoaster could be much better spent, experts say
Scientists say public money originally set for Dreamworld ‘koala tourism facility’ could be used to combat habitat loss and chlamydia

Joe Hinchliffe

29, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Queensland Health to review medical costs for sexual assault victims by end of year
Organisation says fees for treatment of injuries, MRIs and STI testing for people without medicare would be reassessed

Eden Gillespie

29, Jul, 2022 @8:44 AM

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Secret dealings: state-owned Queensland water company refuses to outline Adani relationship
Sunwater says documents confidential after right-to-information request reveals dealings with mining giant

Joe Hinchliffe and Ben Smee

27, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Bluey creators offer to design ‘unique’ Brisbane Olympics mascot
TV cartoon producers call chance to design something to join pantheon of Australian mascots ‘an amazing opportunity’

Joe Hinchliffe

26, Jul, 2022 @8:23 AM

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Plea for Queensland to resume publishing vaccination status of Covid fatalities
Experts say data could help convince public to get booster shots as state’s Covid hospitalisations reach record levels

Joe Hinchliffe

21, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Family of Queensland woman killed by former partner call for national domestic violence database
Calls come ahead of meeting of Australia’s ministers for women, where groups say a national register should be discussed

Eden Gillespie

20, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Albanese to restore Covid leave payment as emergency national cabinet meeting called
Australia’s chief medical officer will give a briefing to state and territory leaders on Saturday as the government backflips on pandemic support

Josh Butler and Katharine Murphy

15, Jul, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Queensland LNP pledges net zero 2050 target at next election amid ‘deeply troubling’ rise in emissions
Leader David Crisafulli’s announcement drew immediate criticism from environmentalists saying the move is not science-based

Eden Gillespie

10, Jul, 2022 @5:42 AM

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