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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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Euthanasia advocates say law change unlikely despite doctor’s admission

By Jim Malo. Edited for online by Bernard Thompson. Euthanasia proponents are again pushing for legalising assisted suicide following a Victorian doctor’s admission that he helped a man to die. Dr Rodney Syme last month confessed on ABC Radio to

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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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Students to be hit with $250 fee

By Jacqueline Allen The Australian Government has passed new legislation that could see compulsory fees of up to $250 charged to university students annually. The Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Bill 2010 will allow universities to charge their students

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