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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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‘Placate her anger’: investigation dismisses allegations of domestic violence against Queensland police officer
Exclusive: In latest revelations from submissions to inquiry into police culture, former officer says she was told to ‘calm down’ colleague’s wife who had made complaint against him

Ben Smee

04, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Is this a real rape?’: female officers detail misogynistic culture within Queensland police
Exclusive: submissions by women to inquiry describe sexist comments and sexual harassment, affecting responses to domestic violence

Ben Smee

03, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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NSW SES commissioner warns area dams above 100% capacity – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Caitlin Cassidy and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

03, Jul, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Police failed to adequately investigate deaths of four Indigenous women, former officer says
Exclusive: Submission to state inquiry alleges Queensland police routinely hid domestic violence failures from coroner

Ben Smee

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Fake Twitter accounts for new senator suspended – as it happened
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Cait Kelly and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

21, Jun, 2022 @9:09 AM

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Queensland state budget increases taxes on miners, big business to fund new hospitals and mental health services
Treasurer Cameron Dick hands down 2022 Queensland state budget with plans to hire 9,450 health workers

Ben Smee and Eden Gillespie and Joe Hinchliffe

21, Jun, 2022 @5:14 AM

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Queensland state budget 2022: modest coal royalty hike delivers little towards energy transition
Analysis: The first lift in coal royalties in 10 years will only provide a fraction of the windfall caused by high fossil fuel prices

Ben Smee

21, Jun, 2022 @4:56 AM

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‘Nobody knows about it’: Queensland police inquiry criticised for tight submission deadline
Domestic violence campaigners say new three-week timeline is better but still ‘not good enough’

Eden Gillespie and Ben Smee

08, Jun, 2022 @7:29 AM

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Albanese honours Queen amid jubilee celebrations; up to seven monkeypox cases detected; 59 Covid deaths reported – as it happened
Prime minister renames island in Lake Burley Griffin to honour monarch’s 70 years of service to Australia. This blog is now closed

Elias Visontay and Cait Kelly (earlier)

04, Jun, 2022 @7:05 AM

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Biloela prepares to party as Murugappan family returns home
A thousand extra people are expected to attend the Queensland festival that will serve as family’s unofficial homecoming

Ben Smee

03, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Knock-on effect: Greens to target ‘quiet Australians’ with winning campaign template
Having claimed three Brisbane seats by door-knocking and listening, party now has sights set on the suburbs

Ben Smee

03, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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