March 2015

Published a story 31st Mar 2015 2:39 PM

POLICE have raided 19 adult stores, herbal shops and tobacconists across Queensland for synthetic drugs masquerading as incense.

Police raids find drugs masquerading as incense

POLICE have raided 19 adult stores, herbal shops and tobacconists across Queensland for synthetic drugs masquerading as incense.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 10:01 PM

THE United Nations is urging the international community to rally behind Vanuatu as the death toll after Tropical Cyclone Pam hits 17.

UN calls for help to aid Vanuatu as death toll rises

THE United Nations is urging the international community to rally behind Vanuatu as the death toll after Tropical Cyclone Pam hits 17.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 9:55 PM

LABOR has blasted Prime Minister Tony Abbott for responding “occasionally...

Abbott on Nauru child abuse: “occasionally... things happen”

LABOR has blasted Prime Minister Tony Abbott for responding “occasionally...

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 5:44 PM

WWF-Australia has panned the Federal Government’s $100 million funding boost to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Abbott's reef plan includes Labor pledge but WWF unimpressed

WWF-Australia has panned the Federal Government’s $100 million funding boost to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 5:27 PM

A CASHLESS debit card will be trialled in selected communities later this year to stop people spending taxpayers’ money on alcohol, gambling and drugs.

Welfare EFTPOS card with limited buying power to be trialled

A CASHLESS debit card will be trialled in selected communities later this year to stop people spending taxpayers’ money on alcohol, gambling and drugs.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 5:16 PM

RESEARCHERS have come up with a do-it-yourself way for developing countries to create expensive machinery needed for scientists and medical doctors.

3D printing could unlock industry in developing nations

RESEARCHERS have come up with a do-it-yourself way for developing countries to create expensive machinery needed for scientists and medical doctors.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 9:36 PM

ONE-IN-FOUR children will fall victim to it, yet there is no set solution.

Kids’ mental health hurt by bullying

ONE-IN-FOUR children will fall victim to it, yet there is no set solution.

Published a story 20th Mar 2015 7:26 AM

ONE-IN-FOUR children will fall victim to it, yet there is no set solution.

Day set to highlight the cruel impact of bullying

ONE-IN-FOUR children will fall victim to it, yet there is no set solution.

February 2015

Published a story 18th Feb 2015 7:48 AM

JUSTICE Department figures show youth crime on the Sunshine Coast dropped dramatically in the 2013-14 financial year.

Coast youth crime drops but violence still a worry

JUSTICE Department figures show youth crime on the Sunshine Coast dropped dramatically in the 2013-14 financial year.

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