Council counts the cost of Debbie

Story Published: 24 May 2017

THE Airlie Beach Lagoon is expected to cost about $400,000 to fix and it's money the local council hasn't budgeted for.

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ScoMo fights Catholic Crusade

Story Published: 23 May 2017

A week of fall out from the Budget has government fielding Catholic Education wrath

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REVEALED: Where it's too expensive to rent on the Coast

Story Published: 18 May 2017

NEW data has revealed the areas where rental housing is least affordable - along with the areas where tenants are most...

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Big bank levy is a gamble with our hip pockets

Story Published: 17 May 2017

OPINION: Multi-billion dollar levy on big banks a nice, populist theory, but in reality it's a gamble with all of our hip...

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Shorten's budget reply re-defines political contest

Story Published: 13 May 2017

Why Bill Shorten's budget reply is the first shot in what will be a savage battle over Australia's future.

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O'Brien's Bruce Hwy action call: federal parliament today

Story Published: 11 May 2017

O'Brien's budtget response in parliament: action call on Bruce Hwy Gympie by-pass and upgrade to Maryborough

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OPINION: Crime to replace drug user dole cash

Story Published: 11 May 2017

DRUG tests for welfare recipients a recipe for higher crime rates and creating a smaller net to catch most vulnerable.

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Health Minister launches scathing med school attack

Story Published: 11 May 2017

FEDERAL and State MPs in stoush after barbs traded over Coast med school post-Budget.

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Freight Council lashes out at budget

Story Published: 10 May 2017

The SA Freight Council has lashed out at the Federal budget accusing it of failing to deliver "one new dollar" to transport...

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Government's housing affordability measures may backfire

Story Published: 10 May 2017

CRITICS say the government didn’t do enough to drive down sky-high house prices in last night’s Budget and the changes may...

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