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Queensland State election: The treasurers debate

Fri, 2015-01-23 21:37
Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls and Labor's Curtis Pitt debate the economic future of Queensland.

Lawyer vows to fight extradition of Malaysian PM's ex-bodyguard

Fri, 2015-01-23 21:07

A former bodyguard to the Malaysian prime minister who was last week sentenced to death had been living with family members near Brisbane when he was detained by Australian immigration officials.

Campbell Newman defends asset leases during leaders' debate

Fri, 2015-01-23 20:43

In the first leaders' debate of the campaign, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman defends asset leases as the best way to pay off state debt but Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk says her party's economic plan would see results sooner.

Corruption-buster Fitzgerald savages Newman Government

Fri, 2015-01-23 18:22

Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald enters the Queensland election fray, attacking the Newman Government for "nepotism" and warning it would be "sheer folly" to vote for the LNP.

Queensland terror suspect denied bail for second time

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:56

Logan man Omar Succarieh, who is charged with terrorism-related offences, is denied bail for a second time despite offering a $100,000 surety.

Is there a rural debt 'crisis' in Queensland? Hear what the Labor and the Liberal-National Party have to say on the matter

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:46
Is there a rural debt 'crisis' in Queensland? Hear what the Labor and the Liberal-National Party have to say on the matter

How do the Liberal-National Party and Labor plan to attract new farmers to the agriculture industry, and support young farmers?

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:46
How do the Liberal-National Party and Labor plan to attract new farmers to the agriculture industry, and support young farmers?

Labor has announced it plans to re-introduce strict tree clearing laws, but that hasn't gone down well with the current agriculture minister. Another point of contention is whether a balance can be found between mining and agricultural land use.

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:46
Labor has announced it plans to re-introduce strict tree clearing laws, but that hasn't gone down well with the current agriculture minister. Another point of contention is whether a balance can be found between mining and agricultural land use.

Drought assistance is a big issue for Queensland farmers. Hear what Queensland Agriculture Minister, John McVeigh, and his Labor counterpart, Anthony Lynham have to say on the issue

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:46
Drought assistance is a big issue for Queensland farmers. Hear what Queensland Agriculture Minister, John McVeigh, and his Labor counterpart, Anthony Lynham have to say on the issue

Rising production costs, especially electricity prices, is a major issue for primary producers in the 2014 Queensland election. Hear what Queensland Agriculture Minister, John McVeigh, and his Labor counterpart, Anthony Lynham have to say on the issue.

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:46
Rising production costs, especially electricity prices, is a major issue for primary producers in the 2014 Queensland election. Hear what Queensland Agriculture Minister, John McVeigh, and his Labor counterpart, Anthony Lynham have to say on the issue.

Queensland political parties discuss agriculture policy ahead of state election

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:46

The major political parties in Queensland have found common ground, with both the Liberal National Party and Labor promising that agriculture is a high priority.

Qld Labor MP does not support Acland mine expansion

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:43

A Queensland Labor MP says he personally does not support the $900 million expansion of Acland mine, near Oakey in southern Queensland.

Labor's Anthony Lynham and the LNP's John McVeigh debate the approval of the Acland mine expansion

Fri, 2015-01-23 17:43
A Queensland Labor MP says he personally does not support the $900 million expansion of Acland mine, near Oakey in southern Queensland. Labor's agriculture spokesman, Anthony Lynham, claimed the coal mine's approval is a 'monumental turnaround' from the position the Liberal National Party took to the last State election in 2012. "I don't support it, in the same way that Campbell Newman and Jeff Seeney didn't support it," he said. The LNP Agriculture Minister John McVeigh rejected any criticism that the approval is a broken election promise. He said the 'independent' coordinator-general had followed proper procedure to endorse the 'Stage 3' expansion, arguing that the proposal is substantially different to what originally planned before the last election.

Media call: Massimo Luongo

Fri, 2015-01-23 16:08
Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo spoke to the media before heading to Newcastle to prepare for his side's Asian Cup semi-final.

Eight officers injured during man's arrest in Townsville

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:44

Eight police officers receive minor injuries as they attempt to arrest a 37-year-old man in Townsville.

Mackay growers still in limbo over red witchweed

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:21

Agriculture departments and industry groups from across the country are still at loggerheads over how to eradicate red witchweed from four cane properties in the Mackay region.

Mackay growers still in limbo over red witchweed

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:21

Agriculture departments and industry groups from across the country are still at loggerheads over how to eradicate red witchweed from four cane properties in the Mackay region.

Labor promises to boost earnings of new solar customers

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:17

Queensland Labor vows to increase the amount new solar customers are paid for the extra energy they produce if it wins government.

Industry groups and government s across the country still can't agree on a strategy for red witchweed

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:10
Industry groups and government s across the country still can't agree on a strategy for red witchweed, leaving four Mackay cane growers stuck in limbo. Mackay cane grower Neiola Vella, AgForce grains president Wayne Newton and Canegrowers Queensland's Matt Kealley discuss.

Joe Cristaudo recalls Daradgee's heyday

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:08
Up and down Queensland's east coast is a litany of small sugar towns. Some are smaller than others; in fact, chances are if you've driven the Bruce Highway between Innisfail and Cairns, you may have passed a few without even realising it. Daradgee is one of those places. Built on a hairpin bend of the North Johnstone River, only a handful of pioneering cane families still call it home. People like Joe Cristaudo grew up on the river and today works at the Daradgee Environmental Education Centre.