No way out for farmers in mine push

Story Published: 8 Jun 2013

CANE growers have no way of stopping mining companies moving on to their land to explore for minerals.

Canegrowers Bundaberg, Farmers, Legal Decision, Mining, State Government

Greyhound controversy first job for Bill Byrne

Story Published: 18 Feb 2015

Racing minister Bill Byrne tackles greyhound racing scandal less than 24 hours in his new role.

Bill Byrne, Greyhound, Scandal, Sport, Sport Minister, State Government

Looking after our region’s hero firefighters

Story Published: 12 Dec 2014

FIREFIGHTERS diagnosed with cancer will be covered for compensation under changes announced by the State Government...

Cancer, Compensation, Firefighters, State Government

Bleijie takes aim at bureaucratic red tape

Story Published: 7 Nov 2014

ATTORNEY-General Jarrod Bleijie announced major reforms to reduce the paperwork for buying and selling properties in...

Attorney General, Jarrod Bleijie, Real Estate, State Government, Toowoomba

Keppel MP picked for tourism committee

Story Published: 1 Jun 2012

MEMBER for Keppel Bruce Young has been picked as one of eight MPs for the Newman Government's Backbench Tourism Committee.

Bruce Young, Keppel Mp, State Government

$2m mine controls after Dee River ‘toxic time bomb’ claim

Story Published: 3 May 2013

THE State Government is undertaking seepage control measures at a cost of more than $2 million at the Mt Morgan mine...

Dee River, Mount Morgan, State Government

MP reignites burqa debate

Story Published: 16 Jun 2013

SUNSHINE Coast MP Peter Wellington is set to reignite the debate over Muslim women being forced to remove burqas and face...

Burqa, Editors Picks, Islam, Peter Wellington, Racism, State Government

Music a premier draw card for families

Story Published: 13 May 2013

ROCKING out to some of the best free entertainment in the city had many families flocking to the showgrounds for yet...

Floods 2013, Music Concert, Rise And Shine, State Government

State Government cracks down on tax dodges

Story Published: 13 Nov 2012

THE State Government has stepped up compliance measures for people and companies who fail to pay the correct amount of...

State Government, Tax, Tim Nicholls

Land map defines areas protected from mining

Story Published: 29 Jun 2013

TOOWOOMBA and Darling Downs residents will be able to see what land will be protected from mining after the State...

Darling Downs, Land Map, Lockyer Valley, Mining, Protected Land, State Government

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