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Queensland winter too hot to handle

Queensland winter too hot to handle

June 18, 2019

This season’s chilly temperatures have already had most of the state reaching for their woolies but data from the Bureau of Meteorology shows this winter could be one of the warmest.

Fewer Kiwis coming to Australia as citizenship battle continues

Fewer Kiwis coming to Australia as citizenship battle continues

June 17, 2019

Population data from the 2016 Census shows that the number of New Zealanders living in Australia increased by 25 per cent from 2006, but only increased by five per cent from 2011, indicating a slow in migration.

Big sharks fall but more on Queensland horizon

Big sharks fall but more on Queensland horizon

June 17, 2019

A shark control program undertaken by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has shown a 48.35% decrease of sharks over 2m over five years

Influenza cases at record-breaking high

Influenza cases at record-breaking high

June 17, 2019

Australia is experiencing its largest surge in confirmed influenza cases with the month of May showing...

Buderim wants its train back

Buderim wants its train back

June 5, 2019

The people of Buderim want their restored heritage Krauss locomotive steam train in the town again.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3iYWFvnCCc&feature=youtu.be

Australia’s Wealth Gap

May 22, 2019

Over the past few years, an inequality in wealth distribution has snuck its way into the Australian economy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1eo1gsSVrk

2019 Election and First Time Voters

May 21, 2019

Why are young people so disengaged with politics? And how do you engage a demographic group that’s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx1YulAlPmE&feature=youtu.be

LNP holding Fisher and Fairfax easily again

May 18, 2019

The Sunshine Coast is on track to remain an LNP stronghold after Fisher’s Andrew Wallace and Fairfax’s Ted O’Brien both looked to be retaining their seats

https://youtu.be/lXWSLylPJbg

Dutton extending his time in Dickson

May 18, 2019

Long-term member Peter Dutton has regained his seat of Dickson against Labor’s Ali France in the north Brisbane electorate.

Catch our election night TV coverage here

Catch our election night TV coverage here

May 17, 2019

From 6pm (EST) on Saturday May 18 we covered the election aftermath live for three hours. Our broadcast...

Government at crossroads over rail upgrades

Government at crossroads over rail upgrades

May 15, 2019

As local politicians fight for territory in Fisher and Fairfax in the Federal election, commuters battle it out on the Bruce Highway and the worn train lines which make up part of the North Coast Line

Immigration and border protection in election spotlight

Immigration and border protection in election spotlight

May 10, 2019

There's no doubt that the issue of refugees and asylum seekers has become one of the most controversial...

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