Author: Rachel Riga

Pet-friendly properties come at cost for tenants

By Rachel Riga There’s good news for tenants wanting to find a pet-friendly property, with most landlords more than willing to accept pets, at the right price.

Parly apology for Holocaust remarks

The State Opposition was forced to make a parliamentary apology today over comments made by Labor MP Jo-Ann Miller. The Government mounted a sustained assault after Ms Miller compared fly-in-fly-out mining set-ups to Holocaust camps. Edwina Seselja reports.

Queensland Police ready for G20

Queensland Police say they’re ready for anything the G20 summit can throw at them. And they put their words into action today during a capability demonstration at Oxley. Justin Brosnan reports.

Abbott agrees some uni fees will rise

The Prime Minister has admitted it’s possible the cost of going to university could rise under the deregulation of fees. He made the admission today after thousands of students took to the streets to protest against his first budget. Jim

Valley’s new style dining a winner

The eating-out culture of Fortitude Valley is booming. Funky new restaurants are popping up in Brisbane’s latest dining precinct. Teagan West reports.

Boat show offers something for all

More than 300 boat exhibitors from around the world are showcasing their very best. The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show opens today. Jacinta Lal reports.

Cancer survivors suffer workplace discrimination, report says

By Saskia Edwards. Edited for online by Rachel Riga. A nationwide survey of 550 cancer survivors has found a quarter of those diagnosed experienced discrimination in the workplace. The report from the McCabe Centre for Law shows cancer survivors feel

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Qld lawyer criticises State’s crime and corruption watchdog

By Tom Armstrong.  Edited for online by Rachel Riga. A prominent Queensland lawyer has taken aim at the Queensland Government over changes to the State’s crime and corruption watchdog. Controversial amendments passed in State Parliament last night give the Government

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Police hunt killer of Brisbane chef

Brisbane police are hunting a killer, after the body of a 26-year-old man was found in the garage at his Morningside home. Peter Milos has been identified as the co-owner of an inner-city Italian restaurant. Bonnie Stevens reports.

Springborg defends foreign-trained doctors

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg today expressed confidence in Queensland’s public hospitals. He’s distanced the current inquiry into a foreign trained doctor at Rockhampton Hospital, from the Jayant Patel case nine years ago. Brooke Holdsworth reports.