February 2017

Published a story 17th Feb 2017 1:51 PM

Queensland MPs are wary of the One Nation threat as parliament begins in a possible election year.

One man One Nation looms large over Qld Parliament

Queensland MPs are wary of the One Nation threat as parliament begins in a possible election year.

Published a story 16th Feb 2017 4:40 PM

Lockyer Valley MP has called for politicians to stop referring to methamphetamines as "ice” - fearing it is glamorising the drug.

Lockyer Valley pollie wants to stop calling meth 'ice'

Lockyer Valley MP has called for politicians to stop referring to methamphetamines as "ice” - fearing it is glamorising the drug.

Published a story 16th Feb 2017 4:39 PM

65 councils apply for funding for 700 projects from State Government.

Councils apply for Qld Govt grants

65 councils apply for funding for 700 projects from State Government.

Published a story 16th Feb 2017 1:26 PM

Forty-four of the 50 Made in Queensland's applicants from south-east, Darling Downs and south-west.

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

Forty-four of the 50 Made in Queensland's applicants from south-east, Darling Downs and south-west.

Published a story 16th Feb 2017 12:22 PM

Suncoast Cabs staff member who does not own a taxi licence sent application for $40,000 in Uber compensation.

Uber compensation offered to person with no taxi licence

Suncoast Cabs staff member who does not own a taxi licence sent application for $40,000 in Uber compensation.

Published a story 15th Feb 2017 4:04 PM

Premier grilled on $200 million cost to build 164 new cells at the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

$1m per cell expansion of Capricornia jail is 'job creating'

Premier grilled on $200 million cost to build 164 new cells at the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

Published a story 15th Feb 2017 11:05 AM

Court fined Adani for environmental damage, report reveals. But miner is appealing the decision.

Environmental report warns about Adani's track record

Court fined Adani for environmental damage, report reveals. But miner is appealing the decision.

Published a story 14th Feb 2017 4:43 PM

Queensland currently has 99 retail trading zones - a new plan will reduce that to six.

Qld Government extends trading hours

Queensland currently has 99 retail trading zones - a new plan will reduce that to six.

Published a story 14th Feb 2017 3:48 PM

LNP has been working on sugar plan for "some time” and Whitsunday MP denied One Nation links.

Nicholls denies sugar plan is response to One Nation

LNP has been working on sugar plan for "some time” and Whitsunday MP denied One Nation links.

Published a story 14th Feb 2017 3:41 PM

Politicians remember late Rockhampton-born Ashgrove MP Alan Sherlock

Rocky-born MP Alan Sherlock remembered in parliament

Politicians remember late Rockhampton-born Ashgrove MP Alan Sherlock

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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.