State Health Minister Paul Lucas was forced to go on the defensive during question time in Parliament. The Opposition is calling on the government to repay the nurses for their support in the lead-up to last year’s election. Trent Jones …
The Chinese coal carrier which ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef has been successfully refloated. Maritime authorities pulled off the complex salvage operation without spilling any more oil. Kara Butler reports.
The Australian Education Union is refusing to back down from its decision to ban the annual NAPLAN tests for school students. The national body believes the tests unfairly rank schools and the Queensland Teachers’ Union agrees. Samantha Kane reports.
Despite a convincing 27 point victory the Brisbane Lions are sweating on the outcome of tribunal cases after two of their players were charged over incidents during their game against Port Adelaide. The club also faces injuries worries ahead of …
Minister for Climate Change Penny Wong has warned of the dangers climate change poses to Queensland’s coastline. She says the state will take a big hit economically as well as environmentally. Carly Synnott reports.
Nuclear protesters delivered a radioactive message to Kevin Rudd’s electoral office in Brisbane today. The group is fighting against a Bill, which proposes dumping Nuclear Waste on Aboriginal Lands in the Northern Territory. Johanna Liddle reports.
The Federal Government today announced a $739-million dollar package aimed at taking responsibility for the aged care industry. But the proposed health care reform depends on the agreement from state leaders. Jemma Cutting reports.