May 2020

Published a story 28th May 2020 2:59 PM

As hundreds of regional and community newspapers close down, Robbie Katter said the loss of the local ‘rag’ will send shockwaves through the regions.

Robbie Katter calls for local ‘rag’ support

As hundreds of regional and community newspapers close down, Robbie Katter said the loss of the local ‘rag’ will send shockwaves through the regions.

Published a story 25th May 2020 10:27 AM

As North Queensland tourism bodies frantically prepare a plan for the government, the Premier calls a travel bubble ‘feasible’ for the state’s north.

Premier sets date for NQ ‘travel bubble’ decision

As North Queensland tourism bodies frantically prepare a plan for the government, the Premier calls a travel bubble ‘feasible’ for the state’s north.

Published a story 25th May 2020 9:17 AM

A high-ranking local government official has questioned a Crime and Corruption Commission probe into reporting corruption at councils.

Local government CEO questions timing of CCC probe

A high-ranking local government official has questioned a Crime and Corruption Commission probe into reporting corruption at councils.

Published a story 21st May 2020 11:22 AM

Bob Katter has labelled spending money on a Brisbane Olympics post coronavirus “infinitely more stupid” than when it was first proposed.

Katter calls for Olympics bid to be scrapped

Bob Katter has labelled spending money on a Brisbane Olympics post coronavirus “infinitely more stupid” than when it was first proposed.

Published a story 16th May 2020 7:41 AM

Three major contractors have been short-listed for the Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative facility,

Trio vie for $800m local defence project

Three major contractors have been short-listed for the Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative facility,

Published a story 15th May 2020 9:01 AM

Regional benefits will need to be front and centre in the State Government’s bid to keep Virgin Australia in Queensland.

Virgin bid needs regional benefits

Regional benefits will need to be front and centre in the State Government’s bid to keep Virgin Australia in Queensland.

Published a story 14th May 2020 8:52 AM

Opposition leader Deb Frecklington says there is ‘no reason’ Townsville should not be able to reopen faster like the ‘outback’.

LNP call to ease NQ’s COVID-19 bans

Opposition leader Deb Frecklington says there is ‘no reason’ Townsville should not be able to reopen faster like the ‘outback’.

Published a story 8th May 2020 6:15 AM

More than $6.5 million in payroll tax has been handed back to businesses.

State hands back $6.5m payroll tax

More than $6.5 million in payroll tax has been handed back to businesses.

Published a story 6th May 2020 8:09 AM

The Queensland Chief Health Officer has explained how long regions must wait before restrictions could theoretically be lifted.

How long to wait before restrictions lifted

The Queensland Chief Health Officer has explained how long regions must wait before restrictions could theoretically be lifted.

Published a story 6th May 2020 7:52 AM

Two infringement notices were handed out to revellers on the first weekend restrictions were eased.

Police issue 40 COVID-19 warnings, 2 fines

Two infringement notices were handed out to revellers on the first weekend restrictions were eased.

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