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Question Time: Natural Disasters, Climate and Coal

On Thursday 14 February 2019, Michael asked the Premier how Labor can justify allowing new coal mining and gas fracking even after she admitted that climate change is making natural disasters even worse.


No sovereign risk for Adani

It's time to get over this myth that Labor can't or shouldn't stop Adani because of 'sovereign risk'.


Push to ban all coal mines in the Galilee Basin does not go far enough

A controversial proposal to ban mining in the Galilee Basin does not go far enough, some members of the public have argued.


Pill testing

We know that some people will use drugs. We also know that pill testing works: in fact, it actually reduces drug use and saves lives.


Urban bushland falls to the bulldozer

CLEARING has begun on a Brisbane bushland site after the State Government quietly waved through an approval despite huge community opposition.


Stop the mass eviction: Greens call for State intervention

18 January 2019 In light of an impending mass eviction of tenants in the 37 homes formerly owned by Downs Housing in Toowoomba, the Greens have called for the State government to intervene and turn the homes into social housing.


Huge backlash to zipline project

As many as 5000 people have lodged submissions on a controversial Mt Coot-tha zipline, and the overwhelming majority hate the idea.


Queensland exports record amount of coal

Queensland exported a record amount of coal in 2018, boosting the state's bottom line.


Guides told to zip it in tearoom

The Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens volunteer guides have been ordered not to discuss the zipline, even in their own tearoom.


Zipline not a done deal, says Opposition

THE controversial Mt Coot-tha zipline project can still be shot down by the State Government, a Labor councillor says.


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