Archive for posts tagged with 'queensland government'

Executive Building

Brisbane Extra

Say goodbye to the Queensland Executive Building

Queenslanders will have one last chance to bid farewell to the building that has been the state’s epicentre of…

Smoking set to be banned from bus stops and childcare centres

Brisbane Extra

Smoking set to be banned from bus stops and childcare centres

Childcare centres and organised children’s sporting events as well as bus stops will be off limits to smokers under…

Greyhounds

Brisbane Extra

Queensland Government moves to abolish all racing boards

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has moved to abolish all racing boards in a bid for a “clean slate”…

Where the bloody hell are they?

Brisbane Extra

Where the bloody hell are they?

Queensland is feeling a little lonely today, as a new report reveals that the number of people moving to the Sunshine…

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…

Brisbane’s second casino announced

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s second casino announced

Brisbane is set to challenge Sydney’s move to become Australia’s casino hub in a battle for high rollers. Th…

New app boasts fitness improvement

Health & Fitness

New app boasts fitness improvement

A new tech-savvy phone app has found a way to encourage healthy lifestyle changes aimed at improving your health and…

Strong Choices campaign provokes strong opinions

Your Say

Strong Choices campaign provokes strong opinions

Our readers have a lot to say about the new ‘Strong Choices’ campaign from the state government – chec…

Brisbane roads

Brisbane Extra

Revealed: the most dangerous roads this Easter

Don’t be another statistic this Easter – use our guide to Brisbane’s most accident-prone streets and…

Nightlife

Brisbane Extra

Party safe – new reforms to help curb alcohol-related violence

The Queensland government has released a new plan, ‘Safe Night Out’, to help tackle alcohol-fuelled violence…

Kids holding smartphone outside

Brisbane Extra

Children to be given passports to go outside

A new government program is aimed at tempting children outdoors away from computer and television screens to help…

Become a teacher – shape our future

Brisbane Extra

Become a teacher – shape our future

If you’re thinking of a career change this year, consider becoming a teacher and help shape our State’s future. If you…

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…

Christmas greetings from the best place to live

Brisbane's Voice

Christmas greetings from the best place to live

I’d like to wish everyone all the best for a safe and happy Christmas period. Christmas greetings! I assure you that…

Natural disasters – information is now only a click away

City Talk

Natural disasters – information is now only a click away

Natural disasters are a part of life in Queensland. Now Queenslanders can be better prepared than ever before.…

Left Turn on a Red light trial commences

City Talk

Left Turn on a Red light trial commences

Taking a left turn on Red light is a foreign concept for Queenslanders whereas our southern cousins have been used to…

Healthier, Happier campaign to fight Queensland obesity

Health & Fitness

Healthier, Happier campaign to fight Queensland obesity

The State Government has released a new Healthier, Happier campaign that will assist two-thirds of Queenslanders fight…

RoadTek redundancies

City Talk

RoadTek redundancies

More than 100 Transport Department's RoadTek workers will be made redundant next week, with 60 workers at the Nathan…