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30 People Block Access To Adani's Carmichael Mine Site

A group of 30 people has disrupted work for four hours this morning on the site of Adani’s controversial Carmichael mine. The group blocked the gates of Adani’s workers’ camp, stopping workers from entering the proposed mine site. The group declared that with Prime Minister Scott Morrison set to snub the...

Debate Over Reef Bill

Queensland politicians are continuing to debate a proposal to slash the amount of fertiliser and sediment flowing into the Great Barrier Reef. A bill to enforce minimum standards on farmers, miners and sewer operators to curb run-off into the reef is expected to pass state parliament this week. AgForce said the bill had...

Tamil Family To Learn Their Fate

Friends say a Tamil family being held on Christmas Island is struggling, as they await a final decision on their fate The Federal court will today determine if the family is allowed to remain in Australia. The Federal Government has always maintained the husband, wife and two daughters, who had been living...

Mining Jobs For The Future

A university professor is calling for more high-level training to prevent a skills shortage in the mining industry.  The Australian Mines and Metals Association believes the mining industry is facing high workforce demand. CQ University's John Rolfe said providing attraction to training opportunities is key to attracting young workers.  "It's good to provide...

Missing children, Etna Creek

UPDATE | Four children, reported missing from Etna Creek on Tuesday afternoon, have been found safe and well.   EARLIER | Police are seeking urgent public assistance to locate four children who went missing from Etna Creek on Tuesday afternoon. A 13-year-old girl, 12-year-old boy, 11-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy were last seen at...

Minister | September Bushfire Review To Ensure Best Practice

A thorough review will be conducted into the state’s emergency response to the September bushfires that have affected large parts of south east Queensland. Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford has requested Inspector-General Emergency Management undertake a thorough investigation, to ensure best practice was followed and to highlight any...
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