May 2015

Published a story 21st May 2015 6:48 PM

THE Cabinet that is made up of more women than men is bringing back a program to put more women in leadership roles.

Queensland's woman-led Cabinet to encourage women to lead

THE Cabinet that is made up of more women than men is bringing back a program to put more women in leadership roles.

Published a story 21st May 2015 6:03 PM

JOB agencies need to be ready for the creation of 13,000 new Queensland jobs when the NDIS scheme rolls out

13,000 Queensland jobs to come with NDIS scheme

JOB agencies need to be ready for the creation of 13,000 new Queensland jobs when the NDIS scheme rolls out

Published a story 21st May 2015 5:46 PM

THE controversy over the Newman government awarding the Fraser Coast youth boot camp is still raging, with an independent review underway.

Fraser Coast youth boot camp cops a stomping in review

THE controversy over the Newman government awarding the Fraser Coast youth boot camp is still raging, with an independent review underway.

Published a story 21st May 2015 1:39 PM

CONTROVERSIAL Cook MP Billy Gordon harkened back to his murky past in Queensland Parliament, but refused “to be defined by my worst moments”.

Billy Gordon denies abuse during maiden speech

CONTROVERSIAL Cook MP Billy Gordon harkened back to his murky past in Queensland Parliament, but refused “to be defined by my worst moments”.

Published a story 14th May 2015 6:45 PM

THE Greens have attacked the Abbott government for refusing to rule out using taxpayer money on infrastructure in the Galilee Basin.

Greens: tax dollars should not service mining in Galilee

THE Greens have attacked the Abbott government for refusing to rule out using taxpayer money on infrastructure in the Galilee Basin.

Published a story 13th May 2015 8:14 PM

FROM small business and farming to health and the environment: here is what Queensland's peak industry bodies and advocacy groups had to say about the budget.

Queensland's mixed responses to Federal budget

FROM small business and farming to health and the environment: here is what Queensland's peak industry bodies and advocacy groups had to say about the budget.

Published a story 13th May 2015 5:00 PM

WHILE Joe Hockey tried to pass it off as “measured, fair and responsible”, an economic commentator has coined a more salacious description for the budget.

The Viagra budget: economy needs 'excessive stimulation'

WHILE Joe Hockey tried to pass it off as “measured, fair and responsible”, an economic commentator has coined a more salacious description for the budget.

Published a story 8th May 2015 3:16 PM

THURSDAY night was all about “money, money, money”.

Labor, KAP, Gordon join forces for donation transparency

THURSDAY night was all about “money, money, money”.

Published a story 8th May 2015 12:09 PM

A FORMER National Indigenous Council member says the MP accused of domestic violence should not be given any leeway because of his indigenous heritage.

Reaction to Billy Gordon's violence a form of 'soft bigotry'

A FORMER National Indigenous Council member says the MP accused of domestic violence should not be given any leeway because of his indigenous heritage.

Published a story 7th May 2015 3:44 PM

LABOR has dug its heels in against an angry mining sector, backing under fire Mirani MP Jim Pearce.

Premier supports Pearce for chair role, despite QRC concerns

LABOR has dug its heels in against an angry mining sector, backing under fire Mirani MP Jim Pearce.

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Although born and bred in Rockhampton, I’m still learning more and more about the people and community every day. We have a community filled with both inspirational locals and people who have been hard done by. I enjoy telling their tales and hopefully using my position to right the wrongs.