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Mirani road fears: ‘Someone’s eventually going to get hurt’

Premium Content Mirani road fears: ‘Someone’s eventually going to get hurt’

Two truck rollovers within the space of a week has raised serious concerns about...

Call for yabby trap ban after ‘heartbreaking’ death

Premium Content Call for yabby trap ban after ‘heartbreaking’ death

Mirani MP calls for yabby trap ban after ‘heartbreaking’ death

Call for smooth transition from coal-fired power in regions

Premium Content Call for smooth transition from coal-fired power in regions

There has been a call to set up a statutory authority to oversee the transition...

Readers react to call for ‘open mind’ to weapons licensing

Premium Content Readers react to call for ‘open mind’ to weapons licensing

Mirani MP Stephen Andrew calls for ‘open mind’ to weapons licensing

Police called after MP reports incident on flight

Premium Content Police called after MP reports incident on flight

An MP has explained what caused him to intervene

State eyes ‘new age’ minerals for resource industry future

Premium Content State eyes ‘new age’ minerals for resource industry future

A new blueprint for the resources industry will be launched today to set a shared...

‘Craziness’: MP calls for ‘open mind’ on weapons licensing

Premium Content ‘Craziness’: MP calls for ‘open mind’ on weapons licensing

‘They’ve taken it to a level of craziness that doesn’t need to occur.’

Huge mine pits ‘would meet rehabilitation goals’: Minister

Premium Content Huge mine pits ‘would meet rehabilitation goals’: Minister

The department of environment warned about the serious risks of a CQ mega mine...

ECQ moves to wind up Costigan’s failed NQ First party

Premium Content ECQ moves to wind up Costigan’s failed NQ First party

The move came after the party failed to secure a single seat at last year’s...

Minister responds to call for Grosvenor bosses to be sacked

Premium Content Minister responds to call for Grosvenor bosses to be sacked

The petition stated safety culture at the mine had not been addressed since last...

Minister refuses to say when he will release SES report

Premium Content Minister refuses to say when he will release SES report

‘That would suggest there are things in the report that the government does not...

Elderly couple left ‘terrified’ after mask encounter

Premium Content Elderly couple left ‘terrified’ after mask encounter

Woman says police questioned parents about their medical exemptions

CQ mining town cancels Anzac Day march over ‘red tape’

Premium Content CQ mining town cancels Anzac Day march over ‘red tape’

A state government spokesman has said all Anzac Day services could proceed as...

No action on treasurer’s $100m regional mining fund: MP

Premium Content No action on treasurer’s $100m regional mining fund: MP

Despite the resources funding pie being announced about 10 months ago, the...

Qld govt promises to progress rental reforms

Premium Content Qld govt promises to progress rental reforms

Earlier this month the Daily Mercury revealed Mackay’s housing shortage had reached...

MP accuses government of stalling CQ SMART drumlines trial

Premium Content MP accuses government of stalling CQ SMART drumlines trial

‘The government’s delay isn’t sensible, either for human safety or the sharks.’

Fears $1bn CQ mega mine could leave behind huge mine pits

Premium Content Fears $1bn CQ mega mine could leave behind huge mine pits

Concerns were raised behind the scenes about the project’s impact on surrounding...

‘Justice league’ of North Qld mayors calls for fairer deal

Premium Content ‘Justice league’ of North Qld mayors calls for fairer deal

‘Regional Queensland is equally as important as southeast Queensland.’

‘Nobody’s ever seen it’: Questions over missing SES report

Premium Content ‘Nobody’s ever seen it’: Questions over missing SES report

‘That’s outrageous when you think about the way that the SES is designed to deliver...

SES review left sitting on shelf for 8 months: Mayor

Premium Content SES review left sitting on shelf for 8 months: Mayor

‘SES are critical to regional communities during a natural disaster’

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