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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.


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. 


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