Tag: corruption

Ipswich councillors not backing down over corruption allegations

Some Ipswich Councillors have indicated they won’t back down over the corruption crisis now facing council. The Government plans to appoint an administrator, but has to give councillors a chance to reply. Ratepayers just want an end to it all.

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Ipswich City Council faces sacking over corruption allegations

The Ipswich City Council is to be sacked over allegations of corruption against some members. The Mayor has stepped aside and the Queensland Government will appoint an administrator. Anna Eyears reports.

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Cross-bench senator “deceived” on gun import deal

A key cross-bench senator has threatened to hold the Turnbull government hostage, over a deal on gun imports he says they reneged on. It came as the Parliament debated an industrial relations reform bill. The bill aims to crack down on union

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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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