March 2015

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 7:40 PM

THE new Queensland Agriculture Minister has thrown his support behind the state’s live export trade – as long as it is not out of Rockhampton’s Port Alma.

Byrne supports live exports, just from Port Alma

THE new Queensland Agriculture Minister has thrown his support behind the state’s live export trade – as long as it is not out of Rockhampton’s Port Alma.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 6:37 PM

QUEENSLAND’S new Agriculture Minister has called for politics to be taken out of primary industry policy and suggested Labor may keep parts of the LNP’s vegetation-clearing laws.

Calls to 'park the politics' in primary industry

QUEENSLAND’S new Agriculture Minister has called for politics to be taken out of primary industry policy and suggested Labor may keep parts of the LNP’s vegetation-clearing laws.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 3:33 PM

AFTER donating $50,000 to help cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu, the Sunshine Coast mayor is hoping other Queensland councils will follow suit.

Mayor hopes Cyclone Pam donation is catching

AFTER donating $50,000 to help cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu, the Sunshine Coast mayor is hoping other Queensland councils will follow suit.

Published a story 27th Mar 2015 6:56 AM

CENTRAL Queensland is a heart disease hot spot, with chest pain the top reason people were hospitalised through emergency departments in 2014.

Majority of emergency hospital admissions due to heart

CENTRAL Queensland is a heart disease hot spot, with chest pain the top reason people were hospitalised through emergency departments in 2014.

Published a story 26th Mar 2015 5:03 PM

IPSWICH is a heart disease hotspot, with chest pain the top reason people were hospitalised through the Ipswich Hospital emergency department in 2014.

Heart attacks keep our emergency doctors busy

IPSWICH is a heart disease hotspot, with chest pain the top reason people were hospitalised through the Ipswich Hospital emergency department in 2014.

Published a story 26th Mar 2015 4:14 AM

A METH cook, who moved between the Northern Rivers and Brisbane to evade police will be released on parole after a judge said he'd been behind bars long enough.

Casino meth cook vows to ditch drug habit, says judge

A METH cook, who moved between the Northern Rivers and Brisbane to evade police will be released on parole after a judge said he'd been behind bars long enough.

Published a story 25th Mar 2015 4:49 PM

AN INTERSTATE meth cook, who moved his operations between the Northern Rivers and Brisbane to evade police, will be released on parole.

Meth cook 'determined to change his life' to be released

AN INTERSTATE meth cook, who moved his operations between the Northern Rivers and Brisbane to evade police, will be released on parole.

Published a story 25th Mar 2015 3:16 PM

CHRONIC disease cases are inundating northern NSW emergency departments, with chest pain being the most common complaint.

Chronic disease filling up northern NSW emergency rooms

CHRONIC disease cases are inundating northern NSW emergency departments, with chest pain being the most common complaint.

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Geoff has been working for the QT since August 2011 covering Ipswich’s rural areas. He started working for APN in January 2010 with the Chinchilla News in western Queensland after growing up on a grain farm. Geoff spends his time out of work watching far too much sport following the Reds, the Broncos and various American teams.