Palaszczuk announces $40 million business development fund

RACHAEL HERRAMAN Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a $40 million incentive fund set to help boost new businesses at the State of the State luncheon in Brisbane yesterday. The Advance Queensland Development fund is expected … [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...]

Russia knows who MH17 culprits are: Newman

DANIEL BACKHAUS AND JANELSA OUMA Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says he is confident Russian and Ukranian security services know the people who shot down Flight MH17 that killed everyone on-board including 38 Australians, seven of which … [Read more...]

Vale: former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss

DANIEL BACKHAUS Former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss has died, aged 63. The man who took over from Russell Cooper, ending the National Party's long tenure over the state, served as the 34th Premier of Queensland from 1989 to 1996. Taking the … [Read more...]

Beattie returns to play politics

SARAH ROHWEDER Australian politics has taken a step back in time with the return of former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd today announced that Mr Beattie would run for the seat of Forde, replacing pre-selected Labor … [Read more...]