Newman spruiks regional relocation for public service

By Paul Hemsley Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has talked-up the prospect of moving substantial parts of the state’s bureaucracy out of Brisbane and into regional areas in plans to entice half of Sunshine State’s population to live outside its south-east corner within the next 30 years. Dubbed the ‘Queensland Plan’, the long term vision aims […]

Financial probe launched after Wide Bay Water mayhem

By Paul Hemsley The Queensland government will instigate a ministerial probe into the financial operations of the Fraser Coast Regional Council and the Wide Bay Water Corporation (WBWC) recent stoushes between the two organisations prompted Minister for Local Government David Crisafulli to approve an extraordinary appointment of a councillor to the WBWC board. The ongoing […]


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