politics

Thu 24 May 2018

MP blasted for ‘white flight’ comments

MP blasted for ‘white flight’ comments

THE NSW Opposition Leader has been slammed after claiming there was a “white flight” of Anglo families fleeing suburbs in Sydney’s west.

We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

premium_icon We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

BIG infrastructure projects are fuelling the state’s economy – but when they run out, where does that leave us?

Macdonald tripped up by Twitter sex bots

premium_icon Macdonald tripped up by Twitter sex bots

Queensland LNP Senator Ian Macdonald has been called out for critiquing politicians with “fake” Twitter followers while 'sex bots' follow his own account.

Christensen outraged by claims made on flyer

premium_icon Christensen outraged by claims made on flyer

When a flyer started appearing in letterboxes in his electorate claiming he fought against a Royal Commission into banking, the Dawson MP was perplexed.

Mining industry blasts Aurizon tactics

premium_icon Mining industry blasts Aurizon tactics

Aurizon is brazenly trying to break the agreed process of regulation through “old style industrial campaign’’, according to mining industry.

Wed 23 May 2018

Wendy’s store bankrupts teacher

Wendy’s store bankrupts teacher

SUZANNE Riches asked her bank manager three times to confirm a loan that she used to buy a Wendy’s — but when the paperwork came back, she had been screwed.

’Australia will pay for its arrogance’

’Australia will pay for its arrogance’

THE Chinese government has threatened to wage war on Australia’s beef and wine industries, in a move that would cut our imports by billions of dollars.

Zuckerberg ‘sorry’ for ‘mistakes’

Zuckerberg ‘sorry’ for ‘mistakes’

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has said the social media giant “hasn’t done enough” to prevent the spread of fake news and privacy breaches.

Coast casino fight creates unlikely allies

premium_icon Coast casino fight creates unlikely allies

WALLACE wants mayor/councillors to test casino support at the polling booth.

Sex offenders roam free during Telstra outage

premium_icon Sex offenders roam free during Telstra outage

Tracking devices on hundreds of Queensland’s worst criminals and sex offenders failed to work when Telstra’s network went down earlier this month.

Tue 22 May 2018

Biloela family's arrest done "with dignity": Border Force

Biloela family's arrest done "with dignity": Border Force

AUSTRALIAN Border Force has defended its actions while detaining a much-loved Biloela family, saying they carried out the arrest "with dignity".

Fallout continues from farmer 'snub' in Mackay

premium_icon Fallout continues from farmer 'snub' in Mackay

Premier does not apologise for treatment of protesting farmers

$346,000 job ‘must stay empty’

$346,000 job ‘must stay empty’

IT’S a plum job that pays $340,000 a year, but some are now arguing it “fulfils no function” and must be left empty.

‘Insensitive prat’: Newman slammed over tweet

‘Insensitive prat’: Newman slammed over tweet

FORMER Queensland premier Campbell Newman has been slammed for what’s been called “a lack of emotional intelligence” following his response to a fatal crash.

Sweden warns: ‘War is coming’

Sweden warns: ‘War is coming’

The Scandinavian nation has just issued its 4.8 million households with a manual on what to do if one breaks out.

‘In my local everyone should be equal’

‘In my local everyone should be equal’

THE BLOKE who was slammed with a whopping fine for giving Malcolm Turnbull the finger in a pub has finally spoken out about the incident.

Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

premium_icon Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

STATE Parliament is investigating a huge shake-up of Queensland pharmacies that is likely to spark a turf war between pharmacists and doctors.

Dutton tight-lipped on Biloela family facing deportation

Dutton tight-lipped on Biloela family facing deportation

HOME affairs minister Peter Dutton has remained tight-lipped on if he will be swayed by the 100,000 petitioners calling for the release of a detained family.

Trump’s most desperate move

Trump’s most desperate move

THE President unleashed “a political earthquake” by accusing the FBI of spying on his campaign, sending the US into meltdown.

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