politics

Thu 16 Aug 2018

$1m study to quiz police over anti-Muslim bias

premium_icon $1m study to quiz police over anti-Muslim bias

Qld police will be interviewed about their attitudes towards Muslims as part of a major new study.

Did Trump use unforgivable slur?

Did Trump use unforgivable slur?

DONALD Trump is confronting renewed accusations from his time as the face of The Apprentice. But are they credible?

How Australia can have the 'world's cheapest power'

premium_icon How Australia can have the 'world's cheapest power'

Wide Bay MP Llew O'Brien to back National Energy Guarantee - on one condition

Cashless card roll-out one step closer in Hervey Bay

premium_icon Cashless card roll-out one step closer in Hervey Bay

The controversial cashless debit card is one step closer to being rolled out in Hervey Bay, but local activists and business leaders aren't sold on its benefits

Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

premium_icon Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

The cashless welfare card would cripple one of Hervey Bay's leading community markets and drastically affect others across the region

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Fraser Anning's first speech was 'disgraceful'

Fraser Anning's first speech was 'disgraceful'

A senator calling for Australia to discriminate against migrants based on their ethnicity should be roundly condemned, writes Andrew Thorpe.

19 people got this bloke a $200k job

19 people got this bloke a $200k job

SOMETHING is seriously wrong with our electoral system if someone can be a senator with only a handful of votes.

Pitt wants answers about Tobruk

premium_icon Pitt wants answers about Tobruk

HINKLER MP Keith Pitt has raised the issues surrounding ex-HMAS Tobruk in parliament today.

'Bullying, intimidation' of staff 'disturbing': Hinchliffe

premium_icon 'Bullying, intimidation' of staff 'disturbing': Hinchliffe

MINISTER Stirling Hinchliffe says the State Government will likely implement all the recommendations of the CCC's report into Ipswich City Council.

Why these two words are so offensive

Why these two words are so offensive

WITH two words, Senator Fraser Anning’s maiden speech sparked a furious backlash. Here’s why.

Former energy exec slams power price gouging

Former energy exec slams power price gouging

AUSSIES are being ripped off by thousands of dollars on their power bills, with one energy exec describing it as a ‘f***ing joke’.

'Cover ups, threats': CCC report slams Ipswich councillors

premium_icon 'Cover ups, threats': CCC report slams Ipswich councillors

COUNCILLORS threatened to "ruin the careers" of staff in a culture of power and privilege within Ipswich City Council, according to a damning report.

Tweed tradies set to save on cross-border costs

Tweed tradies set to save on cross-border costs

Tradies are set to save under a new cross-border licence scheme which would allow them to work in both NSW and Queensland.

Fraser Anning’s full speech

Fraser Anning’s full speech

Fraser Anning: MP’s full speech on Muslim immigration ban.

Ipswich residents say no to 'sardine city'

premium_icon Ipswich residents say no to 'sardine city'

STATE ALP MP Jo-Ann Miller is backing moves by residents to reclaim their suburb before developers turn it into a 'sardine city'.

Fraser Anning slammed for immigration stance

premium_icon Fraser Anning slammed for immigration stance

PM joins condemnation of the Qld Senator for invoking the words “final solution” in his first speech, which has been described as “Pauline Hanson on steroids”.

Turnbull still has a target on his back

premium_icon Turnbull still has a target on his back

MALCOLM Turnbull’s leadership is under ­pressure, with conservative colleagues claiming his energy policy has cruelled his chance of winning the next election.

The army is using your money to pay vile twits

premium_icon The army is using your money to pay vile twits

Defence has wasted thousands of taxpayer dollars hiring videogamers to publish pro-army posts in a bid to help recruit teens.

Dr Kerryn Phelps backs My Health Record inquiry

premium_icon Dr Kerryn Phelps backs My Health Record inquiry

A PUSH for a Senate inquiry into the My Health Record has been backed by former AMA president Dr Kerryn Phelps. But Greg Hunt has hit back at the proposal.

Transport Minister slams melting road surface

premium_icon Transport Minister slams melting road surface

Report on sub-par roadworks due on Minister's desk soon

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