politics

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Labor demands apology to sporting clubs

Labor demands apology to sporting clubs

A string of Labor MPs say sporting clubs who missed out on funding due to the sports rorts scandal deserve an apology from Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Virus stat that ‘shocked’ Donald Trump

Virus stat that ‘shocked’ Donald Trump

Donald Trump has played down fears of the coronavirus in the United States, instead citing another figure he says “shocked” him.

Forest protest ban an ‘abuse of the law’

premium_icon Forest protest ban an ‘abuse of the law’

Bob Brown has accused the Premier of “bending the law selectively against environmentalists” after a forest protest ban was called off in court.

Federal Govt agrees to settle Katherine PFAS class action

premium_icon Federal Govt agrees to settle Katherine PFAS class action

THE Federal Government has agreed to settle three class actions, including one brought by the Katherine community.

Mayor: No red flags with ex-CEO’s contract renewal

premium_icon Mayor: No red flags with ex-CEO’s contract renewal

Mayor Mark Jamieson says there was nothing to investigate when ex-CEO Michael Whittaker’s contract was extended last February.

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Shocking figure reveals coronavirus’ huge cost to Qld

premium_icon Shocking figure reveals coronavirus’ huge cost to Qld

Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad has revealed just how much the local economy could suffer because of the coronavirus outbreak.

PM’s office exchanged 136 emails over sports grants

premium_icon PM’s office exchanged 136 emails over sports grants

The PM has been grilled in Question Time over the $100m so-called sports grants scandal after it emerged his office exchanged 136 emails with McKenzie’s office

Chinese leader in peril over virus

Chinese leader in peril over virus

Chinese president Xi Jinping’s reputation has been tarnished over the coronavirus outbreak. It could seriously impact his visions for the world.

‘Clumsy’ regional tax plan slammed

premium_icon ‘Clumsy’ regional tax plan slammed

A controversial proposal to save the Federal Government $150 million that would see thousands of Qlders slugged an more than $320 in tax has been dismissed

‘Breathing down their neck’: Cross River Rail contractor on notice

premium_icon ‘Breathing down their neck’: Cross River Rail contractor on...

Kate Jones has promised taxpayers she will do her job and deliver the Cross River Rail project without blowing its budget. CAN SHE DO IT? VOTE IN OUR POLL

Private schools may see funding boost

Private schools may see funding boost

Billions in extra funding could flow to private schools favoured by less well-off parents under changes by the federal government.

Fed-up judge slaps down Donald Trump

Fed-up judge slaps down Donald Trump

Donald Trump has spent weeks complaining about the “tainted” trial of his longtime friend. The judge in the case is running out of patience.

Derail or fail: The risk Kate Jones just had to take

premium_icon Derail or fail: The risk Kate Jones just had to take

Her decision to scrap the Cross River Rail board and take control of the $5.4b is a massive risk, but in an era of big-budget blowouts, it’s one she had to take

‘Mate, I don’t know’: Albo’s responds to policy question

‘Mate, I don’t know’: Albo’s responds to policy question

A radio chat has turned into a trainwreck for Anthony Albanese when he admitted he sometimes has no idea what his MPs get up to in the Senate.

Treasurer still coy on virus hit to budget

Treasurer still coy on virus hit to budget

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has continued to stress the economic impacts of the coronavirus but remains coy on whether they might hit his planned surplus.

Trump takes dig at Michelle Obama

Trump takes dig at Michelle Obama

Donald Trump has taken a dig at Michelle Obama after a video resurfaced of her publicly praising Harvey Weinstein before he was a convicted rapist.

LNP’s plan to rein in domestic violence scourge

premium_icon LNP’s plan to rein in domestic violence scourge

LNP leader Deb Frecklington will today unveil a suite of new domestic violence policies as the community demands action in the wake of the shocking murder of Hannah...

CEO resignation: Mayor reveals issues raised a year ago

premium_icon CEO resignation: Mayor reveals issues raised a year ago

Mayor confirms issues raised about a year ago, which sparked an ongoing investigation “process”, in wake of ex-CEO’s resignation.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Pisasale to face trial over fraud, sex assaults

premium_icon Pisasale to face trial over fraud, sex assaults

Former Ipswich mayor’s case back in court as judge sets date for trial

New pay rise for hospitality workers may ‘wreak havoc’

premium_icon New pay rise for hospitality workers may ‘wreak havoc’

Bar, cafe and restaurant owners say they face fresh pressure to survive due to new wage rules coming to effect this Sunday courtesy of the Fair Work Commission

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