New law to end FIFO destroying regional employment

ISABELLE SCHERRER A new Queensland law banning 100% fly-in, fly-out workers, or FIFO, on large scale resource projects, has come in to effect as of August 31. The new law aims to change employment practices on resource projects in a bid to … [Read more...]

Lack of vaccinations behind Queensland worst flu season

ISABELLE SCHERER Queensland Health has released their annual Statewide Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report. The report showed there were 35,296 Queensland influenza cases in 2017, a 12,000 increase on last year's figures. The data … [Read more...]

Brisbane’s drag racing show ‘biggest on the planet’

ISABELLE SCHERRER Sport compact drag racing and show spectacular Honeywell Garett Jamboree kicked off over the weekend at Brisbane's Willowbank Raceway. This year the event celebrated its 27th anniversary and organisers claim it is the largest … [Read more...]

Sex Convention Brisbane sets records but disappoints some

ISABELLE SCHERRER SEXPO was held at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre over the weekend. Organisers say the event broke record sales by day two. The event featured education and entertainment in all aspects of sexuality, lifestyle, and … [Read more...]