IT IS not often the LNP and the union movement find themselves on the same side.
THE future of Gladstone’s bauxite refineries has been secured for the next four decades with Rio Tinto announcing a massive new Cape York mine.
THE LNP has not ruled out introducing a no-confidence motion to bring down embattled government minister Jo-Ann Miller.
THE Queensland Government has dismissed Greens claims mining towns are being left with the bill to rehabilitate old mines.
MINER BMA has claimed low unemployment rates in central Queensland during the mining boom meant the company could not staff some mines with locals.
QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has denied factions or other Labor MPs have petitioned her to dump Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller from the cabinet.
QUEENSLAND public servants will be able to access “special leave” to get legal, medical and other help in dealing with domestic violence.
A FEDERAL court judge has described an appeal against the proposed Carmichael coal mine as being “shambolic”.
TWO of Queensland’s LNP heavyweights are split on the reintroduction of same sex civil unions.
CENTRAL Queensland indigenous people’s objections to the Carmichael mine have been overruled based on the miner making “fraudulent” claims, a court has heard.
Geoff has been working for the QT since August 2011 covering Ipswich’s rural areas. He started working for APN in January 2010 with the Chinchilla News in western Queensland after growing up on a grain farm. Geoff spends his time out of work watching far too much sport following the Reds, the Broncos and various American teams.