Anti-protest bill passes upper house

Story Published: 16 Mar 2016

A BILL which passed the upper house last night will see a tenfold increase in penalties for anti-CSG protesters who...

Bill, Csg, Knitting Nannas, Knitting Nannas Against Gas, Parliament, Protest

Woman does runner with $437 on taxi meter

Story Published: 2 Mar 2016

Taxi drivers say that every weekend they're being ripped off by customers who do a runner and leave them out of pocket.

Bill, Editors Picks, Meter, Runner, Taxi

Vodafone charges man more than $AU10k for one hour of net

Story Published: 20 Dec 2015

MAN pays Vodafone more than £5,000 ($AU10,000) in charges after 'one hour of internet roaming while abroad'

Bill, Editors Picks, Vodafone

Bill proposes jail time for union officials abusing position

Story Published: 11 Feb 2013

UNION officials found to be using their position to gain an illegal financial advantage should be subject to up to five...

Bill, Finance, Jail, Tony Abbott, Unions

Senate committee okays CSG bill

Story Published: 21 Jun 2012

A BILL establishing a scientific committee to examine future coal seam gas and large coal mining developments has passed...

Bill, Csg, Senate Committee

Parliament likely to pass bill granting MDBA greater power

Story Published: 11 Oct 2012

A BILL to let the MDBA change the amount of water returned to the environment without getting approval from the Environment...

Bill, Envrionment, Legislation, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Politics, Water

AEU says education bill lacks detail

Story Published: 18 Feb 2013

ALL levels of government need to pay more than just lip service to the urgent need for school funding reform, the...

Australian Education Union, Bill, Education, Parliamentary Inquiry

Senators debate bill's potential problems for agriculture

Story Published: 16 May 2013

DEBATE about a bill to make water resources a trigger for national environmental assessments for coal seam gas and large...

Barnaby Joyce, Bill, Coal Project, Coal Seam Gas, Environment, Larissa Waters, Water Resources

Changes to Federal Govt's bill passes

Story Published: 21 Mar 2013

CHANGES to the Federal Government’s bill to include water as a trigger for environmental assessment for large coal mines...

Bill, Coal Mines, Coal Seam Gas, Environment, Federal Government, Tony Burke

Insurance up by 689%

Story Published: 10 Aug 2012

A BUNDABERG couple are flabbergasted their annual house and contents insurance has soared by more than $5000 since their...

Bill, House And Contents Insurance, Price Rise