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CHO says Queensland cruises still a long way down the track

CHO says Queensland cruises still a long way down the track

Queensland's chief health officer Jeannette Young says cruise ships magnify infections and it would not be safe to begin even Queensland-wide cruising until "later down the track".

  • by Tony Moore

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Queensland union movement loses one of its strongest voices
Trade unions

Queensland union movement loses one of its strongest voices

Peter 'Simmo" Simpson - whose Electrical Trades Union anti-asset sale campaign shaped the 2015 and 2017 Queensland election campaigns - has died in hospital of cancer aged 57.

  • by Tony Moore
'It is like watching a juvenile': Dutton launches attack on Deputy Premier
Coronavirus pandemic

'It is like watching a juvenile': Dutton launches attack on Deputy Premier

Peter Dutton has called Queensland's Deputy Premier a "schoolchild" who "makes a fool of himself" as the finger pointing over Defence support at the borders continues.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Protected species: Why it took a dog to sniff out Paul Pisasale
Opinion
Corruption

Protected species: Why it took a dog to sniff out Paul Pisasale

Corrupt former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale's convictions raise awkward questions for the loyal army of supporters he had in politics, local government and the media.

  • by Mark Solomons
Premier feels 'let down' by former chief, denies she misled Parliament
CCC

Premier feels 'let down' by former chief, denies she misled Parliament

Annastacia Palaszczuk had told the Parliament David Barbagallo had declared all conflicts of interests, but the probe found this was not the case.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Soldiers become pawns in political border war
Coronavirus pandemic

Soldiers become pawns in political border war

Queensland Deputy Premier hands out letters in which the army advises it will withdraw troops from border checkpoints at the end of September.

  • by Lydia Lynch
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Queensland's Adani deal that ignited Labor 'civil war' drags on
Adani

Queensland's Adani deal that ignited Labor 'civil war' drags on

Deep division in the party over support for coal mining jobs versus environmental protection contributed to Labor's loss at the last federal election. 

  • by Lydia Lynch
Premier's ex-chief of staff cleared of corruption over taxpayer grant
CCC

Premier's ex-chief of staff cleared of corruption over taxpayer grant

The CCC found the former staffer breached policy, which would have been grounds for disciplinary action, but he had already quit his job.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Eye-watering costs of border regime, quarantine and free hotel rooms
Coronavirus pandemic

Eye-watering costs of border regime, quarantine and free hotel rooms

The Queensland government has outlined the cost to taxpayers so far as well as funding to combat COVID-19 over the next few years.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Queensland border bubble inches south, letting thousands in from NSW
Coronavirus pandemic

Queensland border bubble inches south, letting thousands in from NSW

Townsville residents will be allowed as far south as Casino without needing to quarantine on the way home.

  • by Lydia Lynch and Toby Crockford
MP's surprise resignation sets scene for Christian right v moderates
Opinion
Byelection

MP's surprise resignation sets scene for Christian right v moderates

The battle between the Christian right and the moderates for number one on the LNP Senate ticket might be determined at preselection for the seat of Groom.

  • by Scott Emerson