Category: Politics

Australians come together to mark Sorry Day

Australians across the country gathered to commemorate the annual ‘Sorry Day’. This year has special significance. It’s 20 years since the “Bringing Them Home” report into the generations of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander children stolen from their families. Jesse

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Protesters demand Qld Government rejects Adani deal

A large and loud crowd of activists held an anti-Adani protest outside Queensland’s Parliament House. They’re demanding the Government reject a special royalties deal for the giant mine company. Lily Greer reports.

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Queensland Parliament introduces legislation targeting ride-share services

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam The State government is set to unveil new ride-sharing laws in a further crackdown on the growing industry. The legislation follows 16 recommendations made by a parliamentary committee earlier this month.

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20 years on, Government still fails to implement Stolen Generation recommendations

By Lily Nothling Online production by Joseph Lam An Indigenous support organisation is calling for compensation and support for the Stolen Generation after the Government has failed to implement its recommendations from the 1997 Bringing Them Home national inquiry.

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Adani coal mine put on hold indefinitely

The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. If so, that would be a vital blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Cross River Rail hot topic at transport conference

Infrastructure heavyweights are meeting in Brisbane to discuss the big picture of Queensland’s major projects. They include the Cross River Rail and the Inland Freight Rail Links. Mark Zita reports.

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Rego price driven up

Keeping your car on the road is about to get harder, with the cost of rego going up again in July. The state’s leading motoring body has slammed the rise, saying it’ll stretch household budgets. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Asylum Seekers will face tougher deadlines for protection claims

Written by Lily Nothling Produced for online by Elisabeth Moss Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has announced a new deadline for asylum seeker protection claims. Asylum seekers will now have until October 1 to lodge an application for a temporary protection

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The worst kind of train delay

There’s more turmoil over the delivery of a brand new fleet of trains for South East Queensland. They should have been on the tracks here, by now. But the Transport minister says she’s determined to resolve the series of embarrassing

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Prime Minister and Qld Premier to work on Cross River Rail issues

Our Premier and the Prime Minister have been exchanging barbs about funding for weeks. Today, Annastacia Palaszczuk and Malcolm Turnbull sat down for a meeting. And they agreed to work on a number of “issues” including the Cross River Rail

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