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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.


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.


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