Qld dam construction overhauled by report
An independent inquiry into a central Queensland dam plagued with structural issues has recommended future dam construction be overhauled to ensure they are safe.
Inquiry to examine Qld coalmine explosion
An independent inquiry will determine what caused an underground gas explosion at a central Queensland coalmine that left four men fighting for life and another seriously...
Qld Mine Safety Efforts Decline: Report
Efforts to make Queensland mines safer and stop workers from dying on the job have dropped off.
Complex Legislation and the Death of Queensland Adjudication
The Queensland Government has introduced into Parliament the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) And Other Legislation Amendment Bill. The Bill is 265 pages, containing many...
Queensland Puts Cross River Rail Contractor on Notice
The contractor responsible for delivering new tunnels and stations as part of Queensland’s largest rail project has been put on notice that it must deliver on...
Qld dam could crumble in extreme weather
An independent inquiry will be launched into Bundaberg's troubled Paradise Dam amid warnings the dam wall has an "unacceptable" risk of breaking apart during an extreme...
Queensland Gets New Licensing for Mechanical Services
Technicians who install mechanical services in homes, hospitals, offices aged care homes and shopping centres throughout Queensland will need to be licensed under a new licensing...
Queensland Wants Subbies to Dob in Fraudulent Builders
The Queensland Government is seeking submissions on allegations of fraudulent behaviour which relates to non-payment of sub-contractors in the state’s building and construction industry.
Qld mining death eighth in two years
Safety body for Qld workers after deaths
A new independent safety body for Queensland resource workers would be established under a bill introduced to state parliament.
New Qld coal plant moot point: Littleproud
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has repudiated his colleagues' calls for a new coal-fired power plant in Queensland, labelling it a moot point.
Mine Dust Victims Call for Coal Levy
Queenslander Keith Stoddart can barely lift a bucket of water after spending three decades working underground as a coal miner.
PM Launches Qld 'Congestion-Busting' Plan
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has earmarked $80 million for road and rail projects he says will cut travelling times for Queensland parents and tradies.
Queensland Infrastructure on PM's Radar
Queenslanders can expect a raft of road and rail project announcements from Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he continues his tour of the state's southeast.
Home repair scam targets elderly Qlders
Two unlicensed tradies accused of ripping off elderly Queenslanders via a home maintenance scam have been nabbed for fraud, forgery and theft offences.
Post-Games Legacy Alive on Gold Coast
Six months after the Commonwealth Games left town, the Gold Coast's sports venues are booked solid.
Palaszczuk Rejects Palmer's Power Station
Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland doesn't need Clive Palmer's proposed new coal-fired power station.