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Prices slashed - The Queensland Weekly

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(November 18, 2015) – Anti-terrorism tactics for Queensland.
(November 17, 2015) – LNP has been ‘denuded’.
(November 16, 2015) – The Queen Street Wharf deal.
(November 15, 2015) – Queensland’s oldest domestic violence women’s shelter.
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(November 18, 2015) – Anti-terrorism tactics for Queensland

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart’s new training program

When fire-ant dogs retire

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(November 17, 2015) – LNP has been ‘denuded’

Mark McArdle claims he’s been stripped

Tegan George reported: The State Government is being accused of restricting politicians' access to their local hospitals.

Tegan George reported: The State Government is being accused of restricting politicians’ access to their local hospitals.

Premier attends 100 plus Christmas party

LNP finally supports reading

Seven government departments delaying Barrett Inquiry

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(November 16, 2015) –  The Queen’s Wharf deal

First installment signed off

  • Tony Moore reported, “The Queensland Government is guaranteed $1 billion in revenue from the new $3 billion Queens Wharf casino development, which was finally signed off on Monday morning by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Most of that revenue – $880 million – comes after the casino has been operating for 10 years. Ms Palaszczuk told reporters the first instalment of $272 million would begin to be paid to the Queensland Government on Monday.”: Queensland Queen’s Wharf mega casino deal guarantees $1 billion for state.

“Charlie” natural gas development, Wandoan

  • Brisbane Times reported, “Queensland’s natural gas industry has received a major boost with the announcement of a $1.7 billion development expected to create up to 1600 construction jobs. QGC and its joint venture partners, China National Offshore Oil Corporation and Tokyo Gas, revealed the proposed development, known as Charlie, of its natural gas tenements west of Wandoan on Monday. “: $1.7b Qld gas project to create 1600 jobs.

Mojgan Shamsalipoor forced removal sparks strike

  • Brisbane Times reported, “Brisbane teachers will take industrial action on a human rights issue for the first time, continuing their campaign in protest against the government’s detention of an asylum-seeker high school student. Mojgan Shamsalipoor, 21, was months away from graduating at Yeronga State High School when she was forcibly removed in August from the Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation Centre and taken to a Darwin detention centre after a failed visa application.”: Teachers at Brisbane school to strike over student’s immigration detention.

French flag at half mast

  • Tony Moore reported, “Extra police will be sent to the Gold Coast as security against any terror threat during this years’s annual Schoolies Week, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said. However Police Commissioner Ian Stewart told Ms Palaszczuk in a Monday morning briefing that there is no known threat of terrorism in Queensland.”: Palaszczuk orders extra security for Gold Coast Schoolies.
Max Futcher reported: Queenslanders have paused to reflect on the atrocity of the Paris terror attacks, but police aren't taking any chances.

Max Futcher reported: Queenslanders have paused to reflect on the atrocity of the Paris terror attacks, but police aren’t taking any chances.

LNP MP renews call for death penalty reintroduction

  • Brisbane Times reported, “A Queensland MP has renewed calls for Australian governments to consider the death penalty to deal with terrorists, in the wake of the deadly Paris attacks. Moggill MP Christian Rowan sparked controversy last week when he used a debate about counter-terrorism laws to call for a reintroduction of the death penalty for “certain or specified terrorist acts”. Dr Rowan today stood by his speech, insisting Australia needed to take “the strongest possible action … in relation to extremist criminal ideology”.”: Queensland MP calls for debate on death penalty for terrorists.

Another push to extend and unify retail trading hours

Lauren De Joux reported: South East Queenslanders could soon have more time to get their shopping done as a fight begins to extend trading hours.

Lauren De Joux reported: South East Queenslanders could soon have more time to get their shopping done as a fight begins to extend trading hours.

Newman brother-in-law Nic Monsour to run in Federal election

  • Brisbane Times reported, “Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman’s brother-in-law will contest the next federal election in the Brisbane seat of Moreton. Nic Monsour has been pre-selected by the Liberal National Party to take on incumbent Labor MP Graham Perrett in next year’s election.”: Monsour to contest Moreton for LNP.
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(November 15, 2015) – Queensland’s oldest domestic violence women’s shelter

Women’s House turns 40

  • Kristian Silva reported, “When Queensland’s oldest domestic violence women’s shelter was set up in 1975, its creators hoped the doors would close five years later. Women’s House, whose office is based in Woolloongabba, provides emergency refuge for women and children in fear of their lives and also offers an outreach support service. Each year, about 70 women and their children seek accommodation from Women’s House, and they are put up for a maximum of three months in three safe houses across the city.”: Women’s refuge anniversary a bittersweet reminder of domestic violence.

Campbell Newman book sales going well?

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