Sunday, October 17, 2010, 3:06 pm | Reported by Rebekah Ison
The Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicine Authority has banned pesticides containing Endosulfan. The chemical was banned in the U.S after it was suspected to harm the health of farmers.
Thursday, October 14, 2010, 10:51 am | Reported by David Lather
Over 250 young competitors converged on the Gold Coast recently to compete at the 2010 Australian Junior Table Tennis Championships.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 3:20 pm | Reported by Kieran Rooney
Australia’s 43rd Federal Parliament has proposed legislation set to re-open the debate on student services fees.
Saturday, October 2, 2010, 11:40 pm | Reported by Vivien von Drehnen
One of the final events organised during the Healing Waters Festival saw renowned Sydney auctioneers visit Moree to value antiques at the Moree Plains Gallery.
Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:16 am | Reported by Kieran Rooney
Recent changes introduced to Queensland’s adoption laws have ignited debate among groups across the state.
Sunday, September 19, 2010, 1:18 pm | Reported by Zoe Noakes
Queensland Police urge dating website users to be vigilant after reporting a dramatic increase in the number of victims to online romance scams. Scammers create fake dating profiles and lure victims in with false promises before trying to swindle them out of large amounts of money.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 6:56 pm | Reported by Perry Woodward
The Bligh Government’s attempt to scuttle the defence of provocation in cases of murder has been met with mixed reactions.
Sunday, August 29, 2010, 5:40 pm | Reported by Zoe Noakes
A new study shows Australians are among the world’s worst abusers of alcohol but a Queensland research group says governments are not prepared to fix the problem.
Sunday, August 29, 2010, 5:34 pm | Reported by Catherine Tucker
Women’s rights advocate Melinda Tankard Reist says sexualising young women and girls has created a climate where sexual harassment “seems to be permissible”. Meanwhile, the acting Commissioner for the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commission, Neroli Holmes, says sexual harassment is “just as common” but has a reported change in its nature.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 2:05 pm | Reported by Dominique Wiehahn
An expert on voting behaviour and elections says the success of the Greens at last weekend’s federal election reflects a decrease of faith by voters in the two major parties.