April 2021

Published a story 12th Apr 2021 2:08 PM

A new mine near Julia Creek which is expected to produce at least 10,000 tonnes of vanadium per annum has received conditional approval.

New mine one step closer to shovel ready

A new mine near Julia Creek which is expected to produce at least 10,000 tonnes of vanadium per annum has received conditional approval.

Published a story 12th Apr 2021 2:00 PM

Three North Queensland towns have made the list of finalists for Queensland’s Top Tourism Town.

NQ’s top tourism towns revealed

Three North Queensland towns have made the list of finalists for Queensland’s Top Tourism Town.

Published a story 6th Apr 2021 6:45 AM

The victim of a car theft believes putting parents in jail until their children stop offending could help hold teens and their parents accountable.

‘Put parents in jail’: Furious car theft victims speak out

The victim of a car theft believes putting parents in jail until their children stop offending could help hold teens and their parents accountable.

March 2021

Published a story 30th Mar 2021 6:48 AM

The state government has requested $800m from the Commonwealth for long-term works on the Inland Freight Route as part of the 2021-22 budget.

State’s $800m plea for inland highway

The state government has requested $800m from the Commonwealth for long-term works on the Inland Freight Route as part of the 2021-22 budget.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2021 11:27 AM

Planning works for a $600m renewable energy project in Mount Isa will begin with an agreement between a state-owned energy company and Vast Solar.

Deal sparks $600m power project study

Planning works for a $600m renewable energy project in Mount Isa will begin with an agreement between a state-owned energy company and Vast Solar.

Published a story 20th Mar 2021 7:14 AM

The Auditor-General has released a damning review into federal government's $3.3m Shine Energy grant, damning the projects credibility.

Watchdog denounces $3.3m grant for coal power study

The Auditor-General has released a damning review into federal government's $3.3m Shine Energy grant, damning the projects credibility.

Published a story 19th Mar 2021 12:52 PM

A new report has pushed to overhaul parts of the justice system in a bid to create equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Close the Gap report calls for reform

A new report has pushed to overhaul parts of the justice system in a bid to create equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Published a story 15th Mar 2021 1:29 PM

A Liberal senator has hatched radical plan to get more water projects approved across Australia, but the idea involves scrapping a whole level of government.

Plan to abolish government for water projects blasted

A Liberal senator has hatched radical plan to get more water projects approved across Australia, but the idea involves scrapping a whole level of government.

Published a story 9th Mar 2021 6:55 AM

The M113 Armoured Logistics Vehicle was damaged beyond repair when it caught fire en route to the Townsville Field Training Area.

Soldiers leap into action as armoured vehicle ignites

The M113 Armoured Logistics Vehicle was damaged beyond repair when it caught fire en route to the Townsville Field Training Area.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 11:07 AM

Veterans Affairs Minister Darren Chester spoke with Kennedy MP Bob Katter amid growing concerns over a defence suicide crisis in the city.

Call for action over defence suicides

Veterans Affairs Minister Darren Chester spoke with Kennedy MP Bob Katter amid growing concerns over a defence suicide crisis in the city.

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