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Qld dam construction overhauled by report
Structural
Thursday May 21 2020

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
Mining
Tuesday May 12 2020

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
Mining
Thursday April 2 2020

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
Business
Wednesday March 11 2020

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
Civil
Thursday February 27 2020

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
Structural
Monday December 2 2019

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
Commercial
Monday November 18 2019

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
Business
Friday April 26 2019

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.

Unlicensed Builders Putting Consumers in Jeopardy
Business
Tuesday May 1 2018

Unlicensed Builders Putting Consumers in Jeopardy

The rap sheet against Matthew Rixon was damning.

Mining
Jan 14 2020
Qld mining death eighth in two years

WHAT HAPPENED?

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Safety
6 Sep, 2019
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. 

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26 Mar, 2019
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.

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Mining
5 Mar, 2019
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.

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Infrastructure
30 Jan, 2019
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.

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Infrastructure
30 Jan, 2019
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.

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Residential
11 Jan, 2019
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.

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Commercial
14 Sep, 2018
Post-Games Legacy Alive on Gold Coast

Six months after the Commonwealth Games left town, the Gold Coast's sports venues are booked solid.

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Energy
12 Sep, 2018
Palaszczuk Rejects Palmer's Power Station

Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland doesn't need Clive Palmer's proposed new coal-fired power station.

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