August 2015

Commented on a story 27th Aug 2015 2:59 PM

A TOOWOOMBA man is disgusted after buying what he thinks was uncooked chicken from Red Rooster.

Red Rooster chicken 'too red' for disgusted customer

"Now how would they explain away a miscarriage if they serve this?"

Commented on a story 27th Aug 2015 2:58 PM

A SPECIALIST drug team will be formed to combat the consistent and prevalent drug offending within the Mackay district.

New specialist drug squad to be formed for Mackay

"Tell me, how do some new small businesses survive when there are no customers going through the doors..."

Commented on a story 27th Aug 2015 2:56 PM

LABOR Party criticism of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has been labelled “hypocritical” by member for Capricornia Michelle Landry.

Landry labels Labor's 457 visa row 'hypocritical'

".... and if we don't have the people with the skills, require that employers train those skills, if..."

Commented on a story 23rd Aug 2015 4:38 PM

AFTER 16 years of campaigning new net-free zones will encompass  Mackay, Cairns and Rockhampton and are designed to increase tourism.

Government set to approve new net-free zones

"What's to see in Mackay? As a seasoned tourist myself, by comparison to other tourist centres, Mackay..."

Commented on a story 22nd Aug 2015 12:24 PM

Dawson MP George Christensen alarmed by news that some 300 workers at BMA’s Blackwater mine were to be replaced by contract staff.

Christensen battling mines using 'casualised' workforces

"That would certainly be no way to cut costs."

Commented on a story 22nd Aug 2015 12:22 PM

Dawson MP George Christensen alarmed by news that some 300 workers at BMA’s Blackwater mine were to be replaced by contract staff.

Christensen battling mines using 'casualised' workforces

"George is the LNP Federal Member for Dawson. Pretty sure the unions pay nothing toward his costs or..."

Commented on a story 22nd Aug 2015 12:17 PM

DRIVING to the Royal Children’s Hospital, Michael and Amanda Christensen knew their four-year-old Cooper wasn’t well, but nothing could have prepared them.

Cooper Christensen remembered as superhero

"It's amazing to witness the courage these kids have when they're thrown into these situation and the..."

Commented on a story 20th Aug 2015 10:30 AM

A MUSLIM group is appealing the “unreasonable” limited opening hours and number of visitors allowed at its Maroochydore place of worship.

Muslim group appeals for mosque to open all hours

"Hmmm. They were granted development approval with conditions so they went ahead and built their mosque..."

Commented on a story 19th Aug 2015 2:01 PM

READERS suggested the best spots in the region to tuck into a delicious crumbed steak.

Hungry? Where to find the best crumbed steak in the region

"And what would that reason be? I take you've never had anything to do with any of the retail butcher..."

Commented on a story 19th Aug 2015 2:01 PM

A HYDROLOGIST has explained to the Grantham Commission of Inquiry how he came to conclude a railway line worsened the 2011 flood event.

Hydrologist tells court how railway line worsened 2011 flood

"We can all blame our own councils for allowing development in well known flood areas, but what will it..."

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