July 2015

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 5:50 PM

THE expert who investigated what caused the power pole at the Grantham quarry to snap during the 2011 flood will give evidence at the inquiry.

Grantham flood inquiry to hear from Nine's pilot

THE expert who investigated what caused the power pole at the Grantham quarry to snap during the 2011 flood will give evidence at the inquiry.

Published a story 29th Jul 2015 5:46 PM

THE owner of the Grantham sand plant which some residents argue worsened the 2011 flood has accepted part of one of the quarry’s walls could have been human-made

Grantham quarry owner says sand plant did not impact flood

THE owner of the Grantham sand plant which some residents argue worsened the 2011 flood has accepted part of one of the quarry’s walls could have been human-made

Published a story 29th Jul 2015 5:21 PM

THE Queensland Premier has heeded a second-generation professional fisherman’s call to consult his industry about commercial net fishing.

Fisherman catches Premier’s attention

THE Queensland Premier has heeded a second-generation professional fisherman’s call to consult his industry about commercial net fishing.

Published a story 24th Jul 2015 12:50 PM

THE owner of the Grantham petrol station told how he tried to grab a person he believed was swimming in floodwater in 2011, only to find it was a dead body.

Grantham flood survivor tells inquiry he found body in water

THE owner of the Grantham petrol station told how he tried to grab a person he believed was swimming in floodwater in 2011, only to find it was a dead body.

Published a story 23rd Jul 2015 12:18 PM

A FORMER truck driver has told the Grantham flood inquiry that floodwater carried a tractor past his house at up to 100kmh.

'Grantham flood carried tractor at up to 100kmh'

A FORMER truck driver has told the Grantham flood inquiry that floodwater carried a tractor past his house at up to 100kmh.

Published a story 22nd Jul 2015 11:40 AM

A MOTHER has told the flood inquiry she and her husband were clinging to their car in floodwater when a triple zero operator told her they could not help.

Woman fights for life, triple 0 operator 'really busy'

A MOTHER has told the flood inquiry she and her husband were clinging to their car in floodwater when a triple zero operator told her they could not help.

Published a story 21st Jul 2015 6:13 PM

A DUTCH climate-change campaigner is urging Australians to side-step slow-moving politicians and take the battle for carbon-emission reductions to court.

Aussies urged to change the climate in court

A DUTCH climate-change campaigner is urging Australians to side-step slow-moving politicians and take the battle for carbon-emission reductions to court.

Published a story 21st Jul 2015 12:06 PM

A FATHER says his parts of his property were already 150mL under water when he and his family tried to flee their home in January 2011.

Grantham flood inquiry: locals discussed quarry flood impact

A FATHER says his parts of his property were already 150mL under water when he and his family tried to flee their home in January 2011.

Published a story 21st Jul 2015 7:40 AM

CORRUPT former Labor minister Gordon Nuttall’s release from prison is predicted to bring further embarrassment to the Queensland government.

Nuttall ‘another problem for government'

CORRUPT former Labor minister Gordon Nuttall’s release from prison is predicted to bring further embarrassment to the Queensland government.

Published a story 20th Jul 2015 4:07 PM

A SOLICITOR representing the 2011 Grantham flood survivors tells an inquiry his clients felt the days following the disaster were worse than the day it occurred

Grantham flood victims felt "patronised"

A SOLICITOR representing the 2011 Grantham flood survivors tells an inquiry his clients felt the days following the disaster were worse than the day it occurred

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