May 2016

Commented on a story 20th May 2016 3:00 PM

LISMORE refugee and disability support worker Adeyemi Johnson would like to challenge Peter Dutton to a Scrabble match.

Lismore refugee challenges Dutton to a Scrabble match

"Kind words from a humble and intelligent man! Let’s open Peter Dutton’s mind and encourage him to..."

April 2016

Published a story 5th Apr 2016 1:15 PM

With 80 per cent of the vote counted Queensland's referendum on fixed four year terms has finally returned a result and its a 'Yes'

Queensland says 'Yes' in referendum

With 80 per cent of the vote counted Queensland's referendum on fixed four year terms has finally returned a result and its a 'Yes'

Published a story 4th Apr 2016 4:50 PM

Bikies say the public is on their side when it comes to Queensland's VLAD laws and claim the y helped get Labor elected.

VLAD LAWS: Bikies accuse government of backflip

Bikies say the public is on their side when it comes to Queensland's VLAD laws and claim the y helped get Labor elected.

March 2016

Published a story 22nd Mar 2016 9:04 PM

MANY rural students make up to two years less progress between than students in inner city areas, according to a report by an independent think-tank.

New report reveals rural kids continue to fall behind

MANY rural students make up to two years less progress between than students in inner city areas, according to a report by an independent think-tank.

Published a story 11th Mar 2016 11:39 AM

THE push to lengthen Queensland politicians’ terms by one year might sound like a ploy by MPs trying to squeeze an extra year on $151,000 from the public.

Referendum: Stability vs accountability over four year terms

THE push to lengthen Queensland politicians’ terms by one year might sound like a ploy by MPs trying to squeeze an extra year on $151,000 from the public.

Published a story 7th Mar 2016 2:33 PM

A SENATOR has described the Queensland Government-commissioned review into the re-emergence of the black lung as “pretty useless”.

Senator: Queensland black lung review 'pretty useless'

A SENATOR has described the Queensland Government-commissioned review into the re-emergence of the black lung as “pretty useless”.

February 2016

Published a story 19th Feb 2016 5:14 PM

No licensed venues on the Rockhampton safe night out precinct committee or Cap Coast Liquor Accord responded to requests for feedback

No one in Keppel complained about lock-out laws

No licensed venues on the Rockhampton safe night out precinct committee or Cap Coast Liquor Accord responded to requests for feedback

Published a story 17th Feb 2016 7:25 PM

A DIFFERENT court battle is already underway over Rockhampton’s newly appointed Federal Circuit Court judge and she hasn’t started yet.

Court room battle over new Rockhampton judge

A DIFFERENT court battle is already underway over Rockhampton’s newly appointed Federal Circuit Court judge and she hasn’t started yet.

Published a story 17th Feb 2016 6:57 PM

THE Queensland Government has extended its hand to the struggling resources sector by halving the costs for mineral exploration permits over the next two years.

Coal sector misses out on concession from State Govt

THE Queensland Government has extended its hand to the struggling resources sector by halving the costs for mineral exploration permits over the next two years.

Voted in a poll 15th Feb 2016 10:54 AM

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Although born and bred in Rockhampton, I’m still learning more and more about the people and community every day. We have a community filled with both inspirational locals and people who have been hard done by. I enjoy telling their tales and hopefully using my position to right the wrongs.