January 2020

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 10:14 AM

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience.  Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

Big drench is muddy awesome

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience. Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 5:31 PM

With massive rains being recorded in many centres across the state, the big question on everyone’s lips is: Has it fallen where it is most needed?

Has the rain helped drought-affected QLD?

With massive rains being recorded in many centres across the state, the big question on everyone’s lips is: Has it fallen where it is most needed?

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 10:05 AM

In unbelievable scenes following 300mm+ of rain overnight, a man has been seen rowing a boat down a flooded suburban street on the Gold Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO

VIDEO: Man rows boat down flooded Coast street

In unbelievable scenes following 300mm+ of rain overnight, a man has been seen rowing a boat down a flooded suburban street on the Gold Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 12:47 PM

Queensland’s corruption watchdog will investigate claims about a Brisbane City Councillor after it finalised its assessment of a referral made by her own party.

CCC to investigate claims about Brisbane Councillor

Queensland’s corruption watchdog will investigate claims about a Brisbane City Councillor after it finalised its assessment of a referral made by her own party.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 10:29 AM

Legal organisitons have questioned a proposal to force priests to report confessions made by child sexual abusers, saying the move could impede upon a cornerstone of the legal profession.

Lawyers slam plan to force priests to report confessions

Legal organisitons have questioned a proposal to force priests to report confessions made by child sexual abusers, saying the move could impede upon a cornerstone of the legal profession.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 5:18 AM

The State Government is under fire for awarding a statewide hospital milk tender to French and 
Chinese-owners over an award-winning Sunshine Coast dairy.

Award-winning Qld dairy slams hospital milk tender

The State Government is under fire for awarding a statewide hospital milk tender to French and Chinese-owners over an award-winning Sunshine Coast dairy.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 2:42 PM

Brisbane’s Catholic Archbishop says proposed laws that would force priests to report the confessions of child abusers would not make young people safer.

Archbishop: Reporting confessions won’t help

Brisbane’s Catholic Archbishop says proposed laws that would force priests to report the confessions of child abusers would not make young people safer.

Published a story 11th Jan 2020 9:54 AM

Opposition Deputy Leader has lashed out at Labor’s “culture of extravagance” after the State Government’s legal body gifted Christmas cakes to clients last year

Festive ‘indulgence’ leaves bad taste: LNP

Opposition Deputy Leader has lashed out at Labor’s “culture of extravagance” after the State Government’s legal body gifted Christmas cakes to clients last year

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 3:02 PM

The CCC has launched a broadside at the Qld Gov, saying conflict-of-interest laws in Jackie Trad’s investment property scandal do not reflect recommendations.

Watchdog’s blast: Trad laws ‘watered down’

The CCC has launched a broadside at the Qld Gov, saying conflict-of-interest laws in Jackie Trad’s investment property scandal do not reflect recommendations.

Published a story 8th Jan 2020 5:14 PM

After it was revealed hazard reduction targets had been missed for four years in a row, the state’s fire chief has a grim assessment for next season.

Fire chief’s sobering outlook for next season

After it was revealed hazard reduction targets had been missed for four years in a row, the state’s fire chief has a grim assessment for next season.

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