September 2017

Commented on a story 20th Sep 2017 7:23 PM

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council has developed its own internal fraud and corruption body in the wake of serious allegations in Ipswich and the Gold Coast.

Council designs own fraud, corruption panel

"To my understanding this job is normally done by independent suitably qualified auditors with..."

Commented on a story 20th Sep 2017 7:16 PM

THE woman who was sacked for saying online it was “OK to vote no” in the gay marriage postal survey says she is “in complete shock”.

‘No’ voter fires back after getting the sack

"Weather the opinions are right or wrong , A contractor or casual employee can be terminated without..."

Commented on a story 18th Sep 2017 10:16 AM

NORTHERN Rivers residents have reported finding their surveys flung onto driveways and under trees, with concerns they're also being taken out of mailboxes.

Same sex marriage postal votes 'sabotaged'

"We as yet have not received our voting papers."

Commented on a story 16th Sep 2017 8:47 AM

A PRIEST has refused to marry a couple because the bride-to-be posted her support for same-sex marriage on Facebook.

Church cancels straight couple's wedding over SSM support

"The minister is entitled to his own personal opinion as we all are. But refusing to perform the..."

Commented on a story 16th Sep 2017 8:42 AM

CALLS to scrap the expansion of New Hope’s New Acland Stage 3 mine have come from an unlikely quarter.

Fresh opposition to New Acland from unlikely quarter

" There is not the slightest indication that the ground water is being contaminated by the mining..."

Commented on a story 15th Sep 2017 10:59 AM

TOOWOOMBA councillor Nancy Sommerfield has launched an extraordinary broadside at her colleagues who talk to the media about projects such the Quarry Gardens.

Councillor tells colleagues to zip it over Quarry Gardens

"I thank Cr Sommerfield for at least responding as most Councillors never bother to make the effort. ..."

Commented on a story 14th Sep 2017 7:42 AM

TOOWOOMBA councillor Nancy Sommerfield has launched an extraordinary broadside at her colleagues who talk to the media about projects such the Quarry Gardens.

Councillor tells colleagues to zip it over Quarry Gardens

"Councillor Sommerfield needs to be reminded that Councillors are elected by the people for the..."

Commented on a story 13th Sep 2017 1:09 PM

QUEENSLAND Resources Council CEO Ian Macfarlane has accused Lock the Gate of pre-empting the outcome of an ongoing judicial review of a land court decision.

Lock The Gate 'pre-empting' New Acland decision: QRC

"Its a mighty sad day when a minority group hold a community, a major employer and a Government to..."

Commented on a story 13th Sep 2017 1:07 PM

LIKING something by mistake on social media is all too easy – something Senator Ted Cruz and his team may have discovered after accidentally sharing pornography on Twitter.

Oops! Evangelical US Senator publicly 'likes' porn tweet

"Yeah sure ! Man up mate you got sprung. Poor staffers get to take the blame."

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