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Action Plan – a foot on the pedal for 2014

Brisbane's Voice

Action Plan – a foot on the pedal for 2014

The next Action Plan to take Queensland forward over the coming six months is soon to be released, writes Premier…

Hospital in the Home will expand in 2014

City Talk

Hospital in the Home will expand in 2014

In the New Year, Hospital in the Home will be expanded as part of the Newman Government’s $28 million funding increase…

Same-sex marriage – Should it be legalized in Australia?

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Same-sex marriage – Should it be legalized in Australia?

Same-sex marriage – Last week we asked if you believed this should become legal in Australia, the results are in…

Twitter alerts to keep Brisbane informed

City Talk

Twitter alerts to keep Brisbane informed

A new Twitter alerts service will keep Brisbane residents informed about emergency information as it comes to light…

Review needed on Renewable Energy Target

City Talk

Review needed on Renewable Energy Target

Queensland Minister for Energy Mark McArdle has reinforced the need for the Renewable Energy Target to be revised, to…

G20 to put Brisbane in the global spotlight

Brisbane Extra

G20 to put Brisbane in the global spotlight

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled a program of activities to ensure the people and businesses of Brisbane…

Child protection to enter a new era

City Talk

Child protection to enter a new era

The child protection system will change under the Newman Government, as it will implement the Queensland Child Protectio…

New children’s hospital named after healthcare pioneer

Brisbane Extra

New children’s hospital named after healthcare pioneer

Lady Cliento Children’s Hospital gets its name from an amazing Queensland physician who has left a lasting…

Year of achievement in education

City Talk

Year of achievement in education

Education institutions are on school holidays from today and the government says it has been a successful end to a…

Google Transit launches in South East Queensland

City Talk

Google Transit launches in South East Queensland

Google Transit will launch in South East Queensland with almost 1500 TransLink train, bus and ferry services able to…

Social housing waiting list sees a decline

City Talk

Social housing waiting list sees a decline

Queensland's social housing waiting list has decreased by more than 30 per cent over the last 18 months when the…

Queensland roads to be reviewed

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Queensland roads to be reviewed

100 Queensland roads will be reviewed in the new year to determine whether their speed limits need to be altered. Ever…

Education federal funding has been welcomed

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Education federal funding has been welcomed

Federal Education boost for Queensland Federal education funding has been welcomed by Premier Campbell Newman. The…

New social housing complex for Brisbane’s Northside

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New social housing complex for Brisbane’s Northside

A new social housing complex is planned for low income households on Brisbane’s north side who will benefit from the $1.…

White Ribbon Day

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White Ribbon Day

Take the pledge and swear to never ignore, commit or excuse violence against women. Today is White Ribbon Day, wear a…

Raising the pension age –  Is 70 the new 65?

Brisbane Extra

Raising the pension age – Is 70 the new 65?

Should we be raising the pension age to 70? The Productivity Commission has called to raise the Age Pension cut off to…