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

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

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

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

Five new bills will make changes to Aged Care Act

Story Published: 13 Mar 2013

MAJOR reforms to Australia’s aged care system took a step forward on Wednesday, with five bills introduced in federal...

Aged Care, Bill, Federal Parliament, Reforms

Liberals toe party line on wheat bill

Story Published: 10 Oct 2012

A CRACKDOWN on divisions within the Federal Liberal Party over a wheat market deregulation bill has forced several MPs and...

Australian Government, Bill, Labor, Legislation, Liberal Party, Politics, Wheat Deregulation

Queensland MP moves to put medical marijuana on the PBS

Story Published: 26 Aug 2014

QUEENSLAND MP Warren Entsch has joined the push to legalise medical marijuana in the hopes it will bring relief for...

Bill, Marijuana, Medical Marijuana, Parliament, Pbs, Warren Entsch

Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Find a Job

Time for change? Search local jobs
Learn More

Real Estate

Hundreds of properties listed every...
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Virgo

You should jump on the bandwagon of luck and opportunity right now, especially with the Sun and Jupiter now in conjunction in your Sun sign.

read more