Queensland

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With another La Niña under way, experts warn Australia’s east coast remains at high risk
If the latest event brings flooding, it will be the fourth NSW summer in a row marked by natural disaster; in Queensland, the fifth

Lisa Cox

24, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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PM speaks out against discrimination; Penny Wong calls on China to rein in Putin – as it happened
Dozens of flood warnings across NSW after state lashed by heavy rainfall overnight. This blog is now closed

Royce Kurmelovs and Mostafa Rachwani

24, Sep, 2022 @7:09 AM

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Lobbyists with deep pockets are coming after Annastacia Palaszczuk. How she responds may define her premiership
The way Queensland Labor reacts to rising pressure from landlords and coalminers will determine if it is a government of principle or politics

Ben Smee

23, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Queensland is reviewing thousands of DNA samples connected to serious crimes. Here’s why
Inquiry finds state’s forensic crime lab has routinely failed to test samples under a certain threshold since 2018

Eden Gillespie

21, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Korean companies plan to turn Queensland coalmining town into renewable energy powerhouse
Plan would see Collinsville house 3GW of renewable energy generation to produce 1m tonnes of green ammonia for export

Ben Smee

21, Sep, 2022 @5:18 AM

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Queensland urged to hold its nerve in face of ‘baseless’ campaign linking land tax hike to housing crisis
Academics, economists and tenant groups have dismissed the claims by state opposition and real estate group

Ben Smee

20, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Greens urge Labor to redirect fossil fuel subsidies to renewables in budget – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Caitlin Cassidy and Natasha May

20, Sep, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Queensland premier ‘shocked’ by review into state’s DNA lab as police retest thousands of samples
Annastacia Palaszczuk says immediate action needs to be taken after report reveals potential testing failures at the state’s forensic crime lab

Eden Gillespie

20, Sep, 2022 @3:29 AM

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Queensland police will have to use ‘open and closed hand tactics’ after spit hood ban, union says
Controversial spit hoods will no longer be used in Queensland watchhouses, commissioner says

Ben Smee and Australian Associated Press

19, Sep, 2022 @11:50 PM

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Sorrow turns to anger over ‘disgusting’ Australian visa cancellation for New Zealand-born father
Three weeks after Leroy Meki took his own life, home affairs revealed it had cancelled his visa nine months earlier

Eden Gillespie

18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Albanese says he looks forward to working with Liz Truss – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Royce Kurmelovs and Stephanie Convery

18, Sep, 2022 @7:38 AM

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Vested interests can’t be allowed to dictate Queensland’s response to the housing crisis
Developers are being touted as saviours to the state’s housing woes but greenfield development won’t affect affordability

Ben Smee

17, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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