October 2020

Published a story 22nd Oct 2020 3:42 PM

Two teens will today present the federal gov with new expert evidence and ‘strong’ legal grounds to revoke the approval of Adani’s controversial coal mine.

Teens take Adani fight to the top

Two teens will today present the federal gov with new expert evidence and ‘strong’ legal grounds to revoke the approval of Adani’s controversial coal mine.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2020 7:43 AM

Cops would be rounding up children and forcing them into refuges under a controversial LNP curfew plan if the party was to win government next weekend.

Townsville residents back Deb’s bold curfew plan

Cops would be rounding up children and forcing them into refuges under a controversial LNP curfew plan if the party was to win government next weekend.

Published a story 21st Oct 2020 1:42 PM

Police Minister Mark Ryan has labelled the LNP’s proposed curfew for young offenders in Townsville and Cairns as ‘hairbrained’.

LNP’s strict new laws for kids wandering streets

Police Minister Mark Ryan has labelled the LNP’s proposed curfew for young offenders in Townsville and Cairns as ‘hairbrained’.

Published a story 20th Oct 2020 8:26 PM

Transgender athletes could be banned from playing women’s contact sport if the Katter Australian Party holds the balance of power after the state election.

Katter’s push to ban trans athletes

Transgender athletes could be banned from playing women’s contact sport if the Katter Australian Party holds the balance of power after the state election.

Published a story 16th Oct 2020 12:27 PM

An alleged “malevolent lie” about preferences could spark a defamation case between two North Queensland politicians.

EXCLUSIVE: Katter threatens to sue politician

An alleged “malevolent lie” about preferences could spark a defamation case between two North Queensland politicians.

Published a story 15th Oct 2020 12:48 PM

Questions have been raised about the safety of staff on board the Gulf Lifestock 1, a ship that went down in the middle of a typhoon in the East China Sea.

Katter questions the safety of missing ship crew

Questions have been raised about the safety of staff on board the Gulf Lifestock 1, a ship that went down in the middle of a typhoon in the East China Sea.

Published a story 15th Oct 2020 12:36 PM

Deb Frecklington’s efforts to bolster the LNP’s chances in Townsville have taken a major hit after Labor released a dirt sheet on one of her candidates

LNP candidate caught out by Labor with ‘sexist’ post

Deb Frecklington’s efforts to bolster the LNP’s chances in Townsville have taken a major hit after Labor released a dirt sheet on one of her candidates

Published a story 8th Oct 2020 10:49 AM

Clive Palmer has accused the state government stifling job creation in Townsville by stalling Queensland Nickel’s access to the Port of Townsville.

State cops spray over port deal

Clive Palmer has accused the state government stifling job creation in Townsville by stalling Queensland Nickel’s access to the Port of Townsville.

Published a story 7th Oct 2020 11:04 AM

A Mount Isa boilermaker and full-blown Aussie larrikin will use social media to his advantage this state election, running as an independent candidate.

NQ candidate using TikTok to win votes

A Mount Isa boilermaker and full-blown Aussie larrikin will use social media to his advantage this state election, running as an independent candidate.

Published a story 7th Oct 2020 10:37 AM

The desire to dethrone Labor could be more important than putting a former LNP MP that was unceremoniously turfed from the party last on the election ticket.

LNP preferencing could help Costigan

The desire to dethrone Labor could be more important than putting a former LNP MP that was unceremoniously turfed from the party last on the election ticket.

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