May 2021

Published a story 6th May 2021 1:20 PM

A new agency will help disaster-prone areas like ours be better prepared for catastrophic weather events.

Major boost for disaster recovery is on the way

A new agency will help disaster-prone areas like ours be better prepared for catastrophic weather events.

April 2021

Published a story 29th Apr 2021 7:19 AM

Townsville now has a seat at the table to negotiate a greater role for the northern city in the 2032 Olympics bid.

Townsville gets bigger seat at Olympics table

Townsville now has a seat at the table to negotiate a greater role for the northern city in the 2032 Olympics bid.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:38 PM

Lucas’ Law could be implemented across the state with Queensland Health to consider the recommendations handed down in the wake of Lucas Faram’s death.

Lucas’s Law could go statewide

Lucas’ Law could be implemented across the state with Queensland Health to consider the recommendations handed down in the wake of Lucas Faram’s death.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 12:57 PM

A Townsville leader has called for cash bail and GPS trackers for serious, repeat offenders over the age of criminal responsibility to help combat youth crime.

Mayor’s radical proposal to combat youth crime

A Townsville leader has called for cash bail and GPS trackers for serious, repeat offenders over the age of criminal responsibility to help combat youth crime.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 6:48 AM

A report into the death of three-year-old Lucas Faram has found he would still be alive if the Townsville University Hospital had treated him appropriately.

‘We let your son down’: Report released into Lucas’ death

A report into the death of three-year-old Lucas Faram has found he would still be alive if the Townsville University Hospital had treated him appropriately.

Published a story 12th Apr 2021 2:08 PM

A new mine near Julia Creek which is expected to produce at least 10,000 tonnes of vanadium per annum has received conditional approval.

New mine one step closer to shovel ready

A new mine near Julia Creek which is expected to produce at least 10,000 tonnes of vanadium per annum has received conditional approval.

Published a story 12th Apr 2021 2:00 PM

Three North Queensland towns have made the list of finalists for Queensland’s Top Tourism Town.

NQ’s top tourism towns revealed

Three North Queensland towns have made the list of finalists for Queensland’s Top Tourism Town.

Published a story 6th Apr 2021 6:45 AM

The victim of a car theft believes putting parents in jail until their children stop offending could help hold teens and their parents accountable.

‘Put parents in jail’: Furious car theft victims speak out

The victim of a car theft believes putting parents in jail until their children stop offending could help hold teens and their parents accountable.

March 2021

Published a story 30th Mar 2021 6:48 AM

The state government has requested $800m from the Commonwealth for long-term works on the Inland Freight Route as part of the 2021-22 budget.

State’s $800m plea for inland highway

The state government has requested $800m from the Commonwealth for long-term works on the Inland Freight Route as part of the 2021-22 budget.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2021 11:27 AM

Planning works for a $600m renewable energy project in Mount Isa will begin with an agreement between a state-owned energy company and Vast Solar.

Deal sparks $600m power project study

Planning works for a $600m renewable energy project in Mount Isa will begin with an agreement between a state-owned energy company and Vast Solar.

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