NRL faces pressure in wake of drug scandal

PATRICK CONNORS The NRL has come under fire in the wake of two players suffering from a painkiller overdose last night. South Sydney Rabbitoh's duo Dylan Walker and Aaron Gray were rushed Sydney's St. Vincent Hospital and placed under heavy … [Read more...]

Tourism in Far North Queensland set for massive boom

PATRICK CONNORS   The Far North could be set for a big tourism boom in the coming year. This past weekend, Queensland's tourism heavyweights headed to Cairns for Tourism and Events Queensland's annual board meeting, the first time the … [Read more...]

Sinkhole Nearly Destroys Fraser Island Campsite

PATRICK CONNORS Geotechnical engineers are currently assessing the damage done by what appears to be a sinkhole, that has closed campgrounds at Inskip Point near Fraser Island. The damage area is currently about 200 metres long, 50 metres wide … [Read more...]

Translink cops criticism from government officials

PATRICK CONNORS Brisbane City Council's annual report on public transport reveals lower patronage of train and bus services across the network. According to the Brisbane City Council's 2014-2015 annual report, 2.2 million less customers … [Read more...]

Satellite internet speeds suffer serious slowdown

PATRICK CONNORS Rural Australians are facing a number of issues with internet speeds, as the government’s Interim Satellite Service (ISS) faces increasingly congested servers. Residents of outback Queensland are dependent on the ISS for … [Read more...]

Palaszczuk backs down on fluoride promise

PATRICK CONNORS Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has recently backed down on the issue of water fluoridation, claiming the Labor government isn’t going to force local councils to change their stance on fluoride. Under the Newman … [Read more...]