Nurses take to the water to call for Robin Hood tax

BRENT ROW An international alliance of nurses and midwives took to the Brisbane River this morning to call on G20 leaders to implement a “Robin Hood” tax. The boat performed a two-hour circuit of South Bank with nurses on board singing the tune … [Read more...]

Industry Minister urges speed-up on NSW gas approvals

GAVIN COOTE The newly-elected Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane is stepping in to fast-track coal seam gas project approvals in New South Wales in response to a perceived "gas crisis". Mr MacFarlane warned job loss and gas shortages could be … [Read more...]

Activist-turned educator empowering concerned communities

GAVIN COOTE He’s helped organise some of the country’s most significant social movements in one capacity or another over the last three decades. Aidan Ricketts lives at Lismore in the northern rivers region of New South Wales, itself being a … [Read more...]

Three injured and one dead after weekend dog attacks

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Two seperate dog attacks in the past two weeks have resulted in serious injury and death. A mother and her son were hospitalised after being mauled by a dog in Brisbane, and a two year old has died and his grandmother was … [Read more...]