Queenslanders behind our Dedicated Volunteers

International Volunteer Managers Day

Behind many of Queensland’s hardworking volunteers is a dedicated group of people and agencies who recruit, coordinate, train and support them. Today is International Volunteer Managers Day, recognising these passionate Queenslanders who enable the state’s volunteers to be successful. This … [Read more...]

It’s Tuckshop Day!!

Tuckshop Day

Across the state, almost every day of the school week somewhere there’s a team of volunteers working away in our school tuck shops…and today is the day we say thank you to them all. Tuckshop Day is held annually on the first Friday in November to highlight the important role tuckshops play in … [Read more...]

Canuck Joins the Mining Hunt

Teck Australia

Canadian mining giant Teck has joined the growing band of explorers on the hunt for Queensland resources. Teck Australia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada’s largest diversified resource company, Teck Resources Ltd, has been given the green light to start exploring a 102 square kilometre site … [Read more...]

(S)extortion email Warning

Scam alert

Police say they have received many reports of an extortion email being sent to members of the community. The email suggests the recipient of the email has been filmed viewing adult content websites and the video will be released unless a payment is made using Bitcoin. This is commonly referred … [Read more...]

Police Operation to Crack Down on Fake Rego Plates

yield

A police road safety operation focusing on motorists with fake registration plates and unregistered vehicles has been launched across Queensland. The three-month operation code named Operation Quebec Yield will also involve officers targeting drivers for red light, mobile phone and seat belt … [Read more...]

Stop the Budget ‘Top Up’ at Farmers Expense

Powerlines

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has accused the State Government of ‘topping up the State Budget’ by ripping off farmers with power costs. Mr Littleproud says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is imposing a “tax by stealth” on farmers by milking energy companies for … [Read more...]