Archive for posts tagged with 'government'

Turtles to be saved from feral pigs

City Talk

Turtles to be saved from feral pigs

A joint State and Federal Government initiative will see up to $7 million invested to reduce the threat posed by feral…

New training strategy to focus on employment opportunities

City Talk

New training strategy to focus on employment opportunities

A new multi-million dollar Indigenous training strategy aims to link Indigenous communities with employment opportunitie…

Gateway Motorway to bottleneck no longer

City Talk

Gateway Motorway to bottleneck no longer

The Gateway Motorway will be receiving upgrades between Nudgee and Bracken Ridge to reduce congestion and improve traffi…

Home-owners to have a say in QLD’s property market prospects

Brisbane Extra

Home-owners to have a say in QLD’s property market prospects

Home-owners and property managers across the state could find comfort in the latest review released by the State…

Caving and mine mapping technology to help solve crimes

Brisbane Extra

Caving and mine mapping technology to help solve crimes

Queensland police will be the first in the world to use technology originally designed for caving and mine mapping to…

Government workers protected under new laws

City Talk

Government workers protected under new laws

Government workers will now be protected from lawsuits brought for actions occurred during the course of duty thanks…

Hosts to be punished for out-of-control parties

City Talk

Hosts to be punished for out-of-control parties

New laws that would see organisers of out-of-control 'Facebook parties' facing fines of up to $18,000 or three years jai…

Name needed for Underground Bus and Train project

City Talk

Name needed for Underground Bus and Train project

Want to be immortalised in the form of the new Underground Bus and Train project? Then get your submission in for the…

Queensland business conditions staying strong

City Talk

Queensland business conditions staying strong

Business conditions and sales revenue in Queensland has risen to the highest levels in a year during the December…

New Queensland Household Energy Survey to pinpoint energy use

City Talk

New Queensland Household Energy Survey to pinpoint energy use

Ever received an electricity bill and wondered where all the power is being used? That's what a new state-wide survey…

Housing affordability improves in inner city Brisbane

City Talk

Housing affordability improves in inner city Brisbane

The National Rental Affordability Scheme has boosted inner city residential development with the completion of a new…

No more rorting the system

City Talk

No more rorting the system

The state government is cracking down on public transport users claiming to be full-time university students to pay…

Half-price trains to save taxpayers money

City Talk

Half-price trains to save taxpayers money

Bombardier NGR Consortium has been contracted to design, build and maintain 75 new trains under a 32-year-long…

Girramay People granted land ownership

Brisbane Extra

Girramay People granted land ownership

Yesterday the Queensland Government granted Aboriginal freehold title to the Girramay People, as part of their commitmen…

1 am lockout – is it the right choice?

Your Say

1 am lockout – is it the right choice?

Last week we asked you if you support the idea of a 1 am lockout, we got flooded with responses and most of you are…

Remember what it means to be Australian

Brisbane Extra

Remember what it means to be Australian

After the peaks of violence and alcohol-related injuries during past Australia Day events, the QLD Government is…

Six-month action plan for Queensland

City Talk

Six-month action plan for Queensland

Queenslanders can read the Government’s six-month action plan for Queensland in January to June of 2014. This plan is th…

Youth crime crunch

Brisbane Extra

Youth crime crunch

The Youth Justice Act will be introduced by the Newman Government when the Queensland Parliament resumes in February.…