February 2016

Commented on a story 8th Feb 2016 12:22 PM

A THIRD of Queensland's coal mines are losing money, prompting calls for the State Government and councils to charge mining firms less to sustain jobs.

Miners calls for royalty, rates cuts to save 60,000 jobs

"Bit rich for mining companys to be asking for a reduction in the payment of royalties. Is there any..."

Commented on a story 5th Feb 2016 2:05 PM

TOOWOOMBA Second Range Crossing constructor Nexus is preparing the site for major construction activities expected to start in coming months.

Workers on site across region for Range Crossing build

"You will be lucky if you get direct answers to your questions. Look at all the recent changes to the..."

Commented on a story 5th Feb 2016 1:54 PM

TOOWOOMBA residents have shared their frustrations after a new payment system at the Neil Street bus station caused extensive delays for workers heading home.

Neil St car park delays spark barrage of complaints

"hahaha , Those who use the Neil St. car park are the " backbone of the CBD and deserve better ". I..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 3:18 PM

The Palaszczuk government has ruled out supporting any plan to build a national radioactive waste storage facility anywhere in Queensland.

Warwick radioactive waste dump ruled out by govt

"I could not care less if it was stored in Newtown. Queensland has had the benefit of using radio..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 10:05 AM

The Palaszczuk government has ruled out supporting any plan to build a national radioactive waste storage facility anywhere in Queensland.

Warwick radioactive waste dump ruled out by govt

"If Queensland does not want to take any responsability for it's own nuclear waste. Close down all..."

Commented on a story 2nd Feb 2016 2:37 PM

A ROCKHAMPTON magistrate warned a man he was “going to end up killing someone shortly” when he appeared in court on his fifth high range drink driving charge.

Probation for driver on fifth drink-driving offence

"I have stated a number of times on these pages that the Magistrates Courts are no more than revolving..."

Commented on a story 2nd Feb 2016 2:35 PM

URBAN village and parkland dubbed the "Southbank of Toowoomba" has been formally adopted by the State Government, paving the way for thousands of jobs.

Toowoomba 'Southbank' parklands get approval

"Gonna be interesting to find out how much contamination is in the soil / dirt and rocks in the old..."

Commented on a story 2nd Feb 2016 12:17 PM

THE mayor acts as a de-facto chairman of a board with councillors taking the role of board members.

Toowoomba Regional Council candidates up for the job?

"There you go Viewer. If you " just receive a pay cheque " . Then , according to the Toowoomba Chamber..."

January 2016

Commented on a story 26th Jan 2016 9:58 AM

AH, IT’S that time of year again: when we all cringe at the latest ad for lamb.

OPINION: Time for an alternative to classic Australia Day?

"Australia Day is no more than a name that followed on from Commonwealth Day and Empire Day. All three..."

Commented on a story 26th Jan 2016 9:55 AM

A FRUSTRATED magistrate has launched a scathing attack on drug drivers, describing their actions as “disgusting” and “appalling”.

It scares the s**t out of me: magistrate on drug drivers

"" Tough stance " ? This idea of a " tough stance " , under Queensland law , in no way reflects the..."

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