Category: State

Right to die pledge from Palaszczuk

By Ray Sinclair Queenslanders will decide their next government on October 31. One law which won’t be voted on until after the outcome of the election is a euthanasia bill making it legal for people to end their own lives.

Clouds loom over Brisbane businesses ahead of New Year’s Eve

By Jessica Perkins Brisbane businesses are in limbo as they wait to hear whether this year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display will go ahead. The city’s celebrations usually bring in tens of thousands of visitors, but businesses fear revenue losses

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Racial justice protestors remain resolute during the pandemic

By Gwyn Lim Racial justice protestors are calling for change in the face of COVID-19, with Brisbane seeing thousands protest for Black Lives Matter and Indigenous deaths in custody. Rallies have not stopped amidst the pandemic as protestors say infection

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Students say thanks on World Teachers’ Day

It’s been a particularly challenging year for school teachers. Now students in classrooms across Queensland are preparing to show their appreciation – as part of World Teachers’ Day. VJ Paige Van Lunteren reports.

Fitness industry fights back to full health

While Brisbane returns to a state of relative normality, the effects of COVID-19 are still being felt by many businesses, and fitness facilities have found it particularly hard. VJ James Stephens reports.

No end in sight for COVID testers

By Sophie Chirgwin  A former Chief Health Officer has spoken out about Queensland’s COVID-19 crisis, saying he fears for the mental health of pathology workers on the front line if the pandemic continues.

Positives in pandemic for UQ Rugby

By Tom Primmer The University of Queensland rugby club has bounced back from the adverse effects of COVID-19 and is beginning to see the silver linings of the pandemic.

Brisbane’s industrial real estate booms during COVID-19 chaos

By Sabrina Walker Brisbane’s industrial real estate has experienced a major boom due to soaring demand brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Industrial spaces in Brisbane have become safe havens for investors with online, logistics and manufacturing businesses thriving as

‘Just hasn’t happened’: fears ease over animal surrenders

By Jessica Perkins Fears of a mass surrender of pets to the RSPCA due to the pandemic have eased, with Queensland now well on the road to recovery from the pandemic. The organisation feared it could see a mass surrender

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Queensland expecting extreme heatwave next week

Queenslanders should prepare for an early glimpse of Summer next week. Temperatures in the South-East are expected to be 11 degrees above the Spring average. Lachlan Cross reports.

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