Archive for posts tagged with 'Premier Campbell Newman'

Anti-hooning laws make our community safer

Brisbane Extra

Anti-hooning laws make our community safer

The streets are safer with tougher anti-hooning laws writes Premier Campbell Newman. When we came to power two-and-a-hal…

Wayne Goss

Brisbane Extra

Queensland pays tribute to Wayne Goss

Tributes have come pouring in for former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss, who has died aged 63. Goss, whose death was…

G20 delivers free tolls and free parking for Brisbane

Brisbane Extra

G20 delivers free tolls and free parking for Brisbane

Free parking and tolls in Brisbane? Yes, please! Find out exactly which parts of our city will be toll free during…

Electricity

Brisbane Extra

Queenslanders to get electricity price relief

There’s some relief in sight from electricity household charges, writes Premier Campbell Newman. As a…

You asked, we listened

Brisbane's Voice

You asked, we listened

There are new incentives on the table to help apprentices and public transport users, writes Premier Campbell Newman.…

Schoolgirls reading a fairytale

Brisbane Extra

Giving our kids the best start possible

You told us you wanted education prioritised and we agree, writes Premier Campbell Newman. Recently we undertook…

Brisbane Showgrounds set to transform

Suburb News

Brisbane Showgrounds set to transform

Premier Campbell Newman today announced stage two of the $2.9 billion Brisbane Showgrounds regeneration project, which…

Should medical marijuana be legalised in Queensland?

Brisbane Extra

The push for medical marijuana in Queensland

Support for medical cannabis is gathering steam around the country, but is Queensland any closer to legalising it?…

Domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

Lifting the lid on domestic violence

Domestic violence needs to be everybody’s business and needs to be made a public issue, writes Premier Campbell…

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…

15 ways to prevent alcohol-fuelled violence

Brisbane Top 20

15 ways to prevent alcohol-fuelled violence

Everyone is weighing in on the alcohol-fuelled violence debate. Here are 15 suggestions that have been put forward…

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…

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…

Time to say Thank You, Australia, at South Bank next Sunday

Brisbane Extra

Time to say Thank You, Australia, at South Bank next Sunday

This time next week, everyone around Australia will celebrate Australia Day, while South Bank will host a special…

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.…

Work has begun on revolutionary public transport project

Brisbane Extra

Work has begun on revolutionary public transport project

Investigative drilling has begun under the Brisbane River as part of works for the $5 billion Underground Bus and…

Redcliffe Hospital slashes wait times

City Talk

Redcliffe Hospital slashes wait times

Redcliffe Hospital has slashed its patient's waiting times and is on track to treat every single patient requiring urgen…

Thurston again named ambassador for the reconciliation awards

Brisbane Extra

Thurston again named ambassador for the reconciliation awards

Nominations for the 2014 Queensland Reconciliation Awards are now open and Queensland rugby league hero Jonathan Thursto…