Category: State

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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Origin question mark remains over Thurston’s shoulder

Johnathan Thurston is expected to know whether he’ll be fit enough to play in next week’s Origin opener by Sunday. The Maroons are now in camp on the Gold Coast to prepare for round one of the series. Ben Downie

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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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Queensland Rail to undergo a new round of improvements

Queensland Rail will undergo a new round of improvements to make travel safer and easier. Included will be an upgrade of 10 stations and more drivers. Mark Zita reports.

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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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Sunshine state not so sunny

Queensland is being drenched by the heaviest rainfall since Cyclone Debbie. Hardest hit, the state’s north. While wet weather in Brisbane is already disrupting some major local events. Kristopher Anderson reports.

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Koala numbers on the decline

There’s more bad news for southeast Queensland’s endangered koalas. A new report has found that almost 200 koalas died, after their habitat was cleared for development. Andy Leung reports.

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