$120 million boost to benefit Indigenous communities

KRISTINA BÅTNES HESTDAHL Indigenous communities across Queensland will benefit from a $120 million boost over four years to improve water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure. Minister for Local Government and Aboriginal and Torres … [Read more...]

Bowlers call for more funding to keep competition rolling

MADDELIN MCCOSKER The number of bowlers at this year’s Multi Disability Championship were down due to a lack of funding from key organisations. Although the event secured a grant from Brisbane City Council earlier this year, sponsors Deaf … [Read more...]

$100 mil to make women feel safer on the streets and at home

INGE HANSEN HOLLY WARE CARLY MADSEN   Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has today announced a $100 million funding package to deal with domestic violence in Australia. The package will focus on making women feel safer on the … [Read more...]

Labor’s plan to boost education funding gains positive response

INGE HANSEN Labor announces tertiary education plan promising to invest $9,000 more per student in a "student funding guarantee." The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports Labor's pledge to boost university funding by $4 billion … [Read more...]

Opel ceases Australian operations

TESS BROOKS European car manufacturer Opel has announced it will cease operation after less than a year in the Australian automotive market. The auto manufacturer has ended all operations and commenced the closing down of networks across their … [Read more...]

Public hits back at anti-funding petition for gay festival

SARAH ROHWEDER Brisbane residents have hit back at an attempt to axe funding for the city’s most popular gay and lesbian festival through a new online petition. The petition, lodged on Brisbane City Council’s website by Manly resident Matthew … [Read more...]