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.

CCC report shows private Gatton women’s prison must go

14 December 2018 After the CCC released its Taskforce Flaxton report today, the Greens are calling on Queensland Labor to end private prisons, including the new private Gatton women’s prison.

Second reading speech - Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018

I spoke in parliament about the mining rehabilitation bill, and the amendments it requires. 

Hundreds ditch school for Brisbane rally to demand climate action

More than 400 students as young as seven skipped school and took to Brisbane's streets on Friday, demanding action on climate change.

Students 'march for our future' in Brisbane to stop Adani

A student-led march saw thousands of people protesting on Brisbane streets on Saturday, calling on federal politicians to take a stand against Adani's planned central Queensland coal mine.

Maiwarriors get chance to chill out

Toowong State School students in need of some quiet or me time can now do just that thanks to a grant from their local MP to build a Buddy Chair.

Residents launch assault on pokies at Brisbane shopping centre

Troops are being rallied in Brisbane’s inner west as residents plan a public relations assault on the Pig ‘N’ Whistle pub and its plan to install 45 poker machines inside a family-friendly shopping centre.

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