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What you need to know if you're buying your first home in Brisbane

What you need to know if you're buying your first home in Brisbane

"Interest rates are low, they're going to stay low":

  • by Lydia Lynch

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Huge residential towers set for Brisbane's oldest suburb - and some residents aren't happy

Huge residential towers set for Brisbane's oldest suburb - and some residents aren't happy

Almost 1000 new units are planned for just one street in Brisbane's Kangaroo Point. Now residents are saying enough is enough.

  • by Tony Moore
Labor ensures ghost of Campbell Newman haunts Crisafulli

Labor ensures ghost of Campbell Newman haunts Crisafulli

Campbell Newman left politics almost six years ago but yet he's here to stay.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Queensland businesses to cop $6000 fines for serving foam cups

Queensland businesses to cop $6000 fines for serving foam cups

The state already had plans to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cutlery in 2021.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Clive Palmer could be forced to pay millions more after election spend

Clive Palmer could be forced to pay millions more after election spend

Queensland laws prevent property developers from making political donations.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
LNP leader wants 'new approach' for Queensland's public service

LNP leader wants 'new approach' for Queensland's public service

David Crisafulli said the state's public service needed a "new approach".

  • by Lydia Lynch
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Queensland border to stay open despite new case in Sydney

Queensland border to stay open despite new case in Sydney

A hotel quarantine worker tested positive in Sydney overnight.

  • by Lydia Lynch and Josh Dye
Should Queensland's Chief Health Officer retain 'unfettered power'? Public to have their say

Should Queensland's Chief Health Officer retain 'unfettered power'? Public to have their say

Emergency laws were rushed through the Parliament in March to grant extra powers to the Chief Health Officer.

  • by Lydia Lynch
How Queensland compares in the battle of the budgets

How Queensland compares in the battle of the budgets

Which state will emerge from recession first, and which treasurer is investing the most in infrastructure.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Regional Queensland scores lion's share of budget cash

Regional Queensland scores lion's share of budget cash

About 58¢ in every dollar of capital expenditure in Queensland's budget will be spent outside Greater Brisbane.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'Bring ya Pineapples': Labor rams through laws to bar colourful mayor

'Bring ya Pineapples': Labor rams through laws to bar colourful mayor

Rockhampton's mayor-elect, Chris "Pineapple" Hooper, has urged supporters to parade with the fruit in protest over Wednesday's laws to block his appointment.

  • by Lydia Lynch