All the Flappin’ About a Flag

Eureka Stockade flag

Federal MP Bob Katter wants us to brush up on our National History - It seems the argument, debate and counter debate about the moves by the Queensland Teachers Union to have the Eureka Stockade flag displayed in every school to support the construction unions is based on historically incorrect … [Read more...]

Premier announces State Recovery Co-ordinator


Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced the appointment of a State Recovery Co-ordinator to work with communities affected by flooding in North Queensland. Brendan Moon will begin work immediately to assist local Councils and communities in the recovery effort following this flooding … [Read more...]

Disaster declaration issued for Hinchinbrook

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Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has declared a disaster situation in response to the flooding event occurring in North Queensland. The disaster declaration has been issued for the Hinchinbrook Shire Council Local Government area following flooding which has impacted homes … [Read more...]

Flooding, North Queensland – Update


Police and emergency services are assisting residents in North Queensland as they deal with the impact of major flooding. Residents in Halifax and Ingham are advised that flood waters continue to rise on the Herbert River. There are reports that people continue to drive through flood … [Read more...]

Flawed Laws Create Farmer Anger

'Healthy Environment, Healthy Agriculture

Flawed vegetation management laws re-introduced into the Queensland Parliament won't deliver the best outcomes for the environment, will make it harder for farmers to produce food and will shut down new agricultural development, AgForce has warned. General President Grant Maudsley says … [Read more...]

Funding approved for Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade


The Australian Government has signed off on more than $400 million to upgrade and improve the flood immunity of 14km of the Bruce Highway, including three major watercourses. The Queensland Government is contributing more than $100 million to project, improving flood immunity, safety and … [Read more...]