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Brisbane Airport noise reaches ears of Deputy PM, with ex-premier on board

Brisbane Airport noise reaches ears of Deputy PM, with ex-premier on board

Noise complaints will by investigated through a community forum announced by Barnaby Joyce and that will include former Queensland premier Rob Borbidge.

  • by Tony Moore

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‘I’m just, frankly, sick of it’: Premier hits back over border opening plan

‘I’m just, frankly, sick of it’: Premier hits back over border opening plan

The Queensland Premier has cast doubt over the state’s plans to reopen borders when it hits the 80 per cent vaccination target.

  • by Felicity Caldwell and Cameron Atfield
Thumbs down as Check in Queensland app fails

Thumbs down as Check in Queensland app fails

Queenslanders have reported being unable to check in to businesses and office buildings on Thursday morning.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Mandatory COVID vaccinations not ruled out for teachers, childcare workers

Mandatory COVID vaccinations not ruled out for teachers, childcare workers

Up to one in three police officers are yet to receive a COVID vaccination despite a mandatory jab deadline in just 12 days.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Hospital boss says surgical concerns before 2020 will be investigated

Hospital boss says surgical concerns before 2020 will be investigated

The man who runs Caboolture’s Hospital has assured patients an inquiry into allegations of botched surgeries will investigate operations before 2020.

  • by Tony Moore
Complaints mount as Caboolture Hospital inquiry scope remains unchanged

Complaints mount as Caboolture Hospital inquiry scope remains unchanged

Queensland Health says it will consider all telephone calls ‘from any time frame’ to its Caboolture Hospital inquiry, but has not changed the terms of reference of the inquiry to include any surgeries from before 2020.

  • by Tony Moore
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Watchdogs’ sights on border travel scheme amid exemption team squeeze

Watchdogs’ sights on border travel scheme amid exemption team squeeze

Two bodies tasked with investigating complaints about the Queensland government are looking into concerns about border travel ease, with one reporting increased enquiries since June.

  • by Matt Dennien
Queensland’s wages slump explained in three graphs

Queensland’s wages slump explained in three graphs

Queensland wage increases have slowed to their lowest point in four years, according to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

  • by Tony Moore
Litre of the law: Queensland makes some COVID measures permanent

Litre of the law: Queensland makes some COVID measures permanent

Queenslanders will be allowed to buy takeaway wine with their food from restaurants under COVID measures set to be made permanent.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
How every MP voted on Queensland’s voluntary assisted dying bill

How every MP voted on Queensland’s voluntary assisted dying bill

Two-thirds of the state parliament have voted in support of a signature Palaszczuk government bill, after major party MPs were granted a rare conscience vote.

  • by Matt Dennien and Felicity Caldwell
Queensland becomes fifth Australian state to legalise voluntary euthanasia

Queensland becomes fifth Australian state to legalise voluntary euthanasia

Terminally ill Queenslanders will be able to legally access drugs to end their suffering as voluntary euthanasia laws pass.

  • by Felicity Caldwell and Matt Dennien