February 2016

Commented on a story 8th Feb 2016 9:23 AM

8.55am: POLICE say the search continues this morning for the man - or the body of the man - who stole a vehicle and drove it into floodwaters on the weekend.

VIDEO: Police to continue search for body of missing man

"Frankly zero sympathy here for this bloke but terrible for his family.. Perhaps the stealing around CQ..."

Commented on a story 6th Feb 2016 8:20 AM

BEN Clifton needs backpackers to keep his Bungundarra pineapple farm viable and fruitful.

Pineapple farmers could be spiked

"Surely theres only one reason why some farmers want backpackers over unemployed Aussies...cheap labor..."

Commented on a story 6th Feb 2016 8:20 AM

THE local government election 2016 campaign continues to raise new issues with Team McMillan now focused on the Rockhampton Airport.

Rockhampton Airport latest focus of 2016 election campaign

"Just tpw useless assets, not everything...airport is netting little money and the art gallery is only..."

Commented on a story 5th Feb 2016 6:27 AM

THE Anglican Church expects other denominations to follow its lead in offering sanctuary to asylum seekers facing deportation.

Asylum seekers offered ‘sanctuary’ in Anglican churches

"When churches and their often rich leaders start paying proper tax or just any tax, then perhaps they..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 7:36 PM

Arturo Minh-Nam Apilado pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of using a carriage service to menace, harass or offend.

"I would love to smell your armpits right now"

"The headline is very poor. Should have read a "very limp sentence" Seems that yet another..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 3:07 PM

THE local government election 2016 campaign continues to raise new issues with Team McMillan now focused on the Rockhampton Airport.

Rockhampton Airport latest focus of 2016 election campaign

"This candidate is out of touch. The airport needs to be offloaded, Actually it should have been done..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 12:41 PM

I HAVE heard much opinion over the past few years about what would be best for the future of Great Keppel Island.

OPINION: Delicate time for Tower’s GKI resort status

"Frazer clearly you have demnstrated your political persuasion by stating there will be no change until..."

Commented on a story 4th Feb 2016 11:01 AM

THE State’s independent economic review body has revealed Queensland’s electricity prices have increased since 2006-07 by 87%.

Queensland's electricity cost nearly doubles over 9 years

"Everyone and i mean everyone who owned a home when the govt offer of 44 cents a kw was on offer had the..."

Commented on a story 3rd Feb 2016 1:26 PM

Despite our catch cry of mates helping mates, Australia still has one of the lowest rates of organ donation in the world.

Consenting to save another life

"Ive nomoated myself as a potential organ donor...its not a difficult decision. Biggest untold issue..."

Commented on a story 3rd Feb 2016 9:37 AM

FARMING and tourism industry heavyweights have joined forces to kill off a Turnbull government plan to impose taxes on backpackers working in regional areas.

Backpacker tax faces opposition from farming, tourism

"Bit hard to tax hen so many farmers dont have boks for employees, its basically a big cash economy with..."

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