Stephen Conroy admits NBN over-ambitious

PHILLIP HARSANT Former Communications Minister Stephen Conroy used his first public speaking appearance on Friday, since stepping-down from the front-bench, to admit the National Broadband Network (NBN) construction targets were “overly … [Read more...]

Gen-Y latest edition to bikie gangs

As if the Gold Coast bikie war isn't dangerous enough, a report by The Courier Mail has now found a dangerous number of Australian youths involved in several gangs across South East Queensland.  According to the findings, older members of gangs … [Read more...]

The best volunteer job in Queensland

GABRIELLE SMITH Following the success of the Daintree National Park's campground host volunteer program, Queensland National Parks Minister Steve Dickson has decided to expand the initiative statewide. Mr Dickson said the Queensland government … [Read more...]

Caged egg days are over for Woolworths

TESS BROOKS Last week Woolworths announced they would begin phasing out all caged eggs sold in-store by 2018, including home brand products.. The announcement was made as part of a new partnership with Chef Jamie Oliver which, Woolworths … [Read more...]

Navy retrieves two bombs from Great Barrier Reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The US Navy has retrieved and disposed of two bombs dropped on the Great Barrier Reef earlier this year. Four bombs were released from US warplanes after they ran critically low on fuel during a failed military exercise in … [Read more...]