politics

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Safety fears in packed prisons

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ONE in five prisoners in Townsville’s correctional centres could be sleeping on the floor as overcrowding sparks serious safety concerns from staff.

Councils accused of ignoring planning laws

Councils accused of ignoring planning laws

”We want to see essential infrastructure approved, but we make better planning decisions when we seriously take into account the damage it's causing...”

Aussies back Abbott’s immigration call

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A MAJORITY of Australians agree with Tony Abbott’s call for a dramatic cut to the nation’s immigration, according to a new poll, encouraging the former PM to double...

Palaszczuk Government’s senior public servant hiring binge

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The Queensland Government has gone on a staggering hiring spree for highly-paid public servants, ballooning the number of senior bureaucrats by 30 per cent.

Story behind the Barnaby photo

Story behind the Barnaby photo

IT WAS the photo that led to the deputy prime minister’s downfall. The reporter behind the story has described the backlash.

Massive US Marines deployment headed to CQ

premium_icon Massive US Marines deployment headed to CQ

Hundreds of United States Marines will march into North and Central Queensland as part of their largest deployment to Australia.

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