June 2016

Commented on a story 10th Jun 2016 10:59 AM

A DEVELOPMENT set to change the face of Sarina has again been delayed again.

Sarina development delayed again due to lack of information

"So many empty houses/accommodation premises, so many empty businesses, fewer customers and water issues..."

Commented on a story 8th Jun 2016 3:25 PM

MINING union CFMEU is putting pressure on the Federal Government to respond to growing casualisation in the mining workforce.

Union calls for action on job casualisation in mining

"From what I've heard, labour hire is almost half the price of permanents. In the real world, how many..."

Commented on a story 2nd Jun 2016 1:52 PM

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that attacks tumours as if they were a virus.

Cancer 'breakthrough': universal vaccine plan

"Australian Veterinary science has been very successfully doing this for decades and only in recent..."

May 2016

Commented on a story 2nd May 2016 7:17 PM

THE man spearheading a native title claim on proposed Urannah Dam land has now vowed to block its construction at every turn, including through the courts.

Dam divides its stakeholders

"This has been "seriously" on the cards since the recession of the 80s when Les Budby was the tribal..."

April 2016

Commented on a story 29th Apr 2016 9:27 AM

Senate inquiry demands immediate action from the State Government and mining companies on its recommendations to reduce the risk to workers

Report says miners should be removed from unsafe areas now

"Who governed the state and dictated the state OHS rules pre and post 2.5yrs of recent LNP? How many..."

Commented on a story 28th Apr 2016 12:56 PM

BRYSON Mayne missed out on seeing his daughter for the first time by one day.

'He can't die, he hasn't met his child yet': Wife pleads

"Ditto. Well said."

March 2016

Commented on a story 30th Mar 2016 3:23 PM

MACKAY’S new mayor has vowed “council will do its utmost” to help local subcontractors left out of pocket by Oceanic Constructions.

Mackay Mayor vows to help contractors hit by Oceanic

"I think we need to go back to old school where Council had the people to do all of this. If two or..."

Commented on a story 29th Mar 2016 1:07 PM

WORKERS who lost their jobs in the latest round of redundancies at Cockatoo Coal are such dire situations, they can't put food on the table.

Redundant miners have no food, about to lose homes, cars

"Not indifferent, realistic. Why praise stupidity? Its akin to rewarding bad behaviour in children. ..."

Commented on a story 28th Mar 2016 3:09 PM

WORKERS who lost their jobs in the latest round of redundancies at Cockatoo Coal are such dire situations, they can't put food on the table.

Redundant miners have no food, about to lose homes, cars

"Do you really believe what you've written? You obviously haven't spoken with many of the people you..."

Commented on a story 28th Mar 2016 2:05 PM

WORKERS who lost their jobs in the latest round of redundancies at Cockatoo Coal are such dire situations, they can't put food on the table.

Redundant miners have no food, about to lose homes, cars

"Quit the "poor bugger me" talk. We've all seen it; most of these people have squandered their money..."

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