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Stop paying people to have babies says Senator

Lauren Gillin   Senator David Leyonhjelm says childless people should not be force to pay for other people's children.

Home Truths with comedian Mandy Nolan

Comedian Mandy Nolan will release her new book Home Truths in Brisbane on 28 April.

Dominic Cansdale   Comedian Mandy Nolan talks about the inspiration behind her new book Home Truths.

Winter is finally coming

Wet weather and cold temperatures on the way for Brisbane

Lauren Gillin   Following unseasonably warm weather , South East Queensland is in for it's first taste of the cooler months

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Ethical concerns surround first human head transplant

Computer programmer Valery Spiridinov has volunteered to undergo the world's first human head transplant.

Dominic Cansdale   An Australian neuroscience expert has raised concerns over the ethical justification for the world's first human head transplant operation.

Australians should be cautious in Turkey

Australians gathered at the Anzac Day Gallipoli dawn service.

Lauren Gillin   An expert in terrorism says Australians travelling to Turkey for Anzac Day commemorations should take extra care outside official events.

Public service warned to keep resumes honest

It is a criminal offence for public service employees to lie on their resume.

Dominic Cansdale   Former ATO worker issued with a $2000 fine and fired after lying to secure the position.

Woolworths disastrous Anzac campaign

Woolworths heavily criticised social media campaign

Lauren Gillin   Woolworths have been accused of trivialising the Anzac memory in it’s widely condemned social media campaign.

Labor says 10 percent of barracks sale should be reinvested

The Bulimba Barracks

Labor is wants 10 percent of the proceeds of the sale of Bulimba Barracks to go back into the local area.

5 million for PTSD research to help veterans

New research into PTSD

Lauren Gillin   The RSL QLD and the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation have jointly announced a five- million dollar five-year study into the impacts of PTSD.

Punishment leads to reoffending says psychologist

Punishing young offenders leads to re-offending says psychologist.

Lauren Gillin   Psychologist Professor Day says punishing young offenders leads to re-offending.

More concerts at Suncorp?

A football match at Suncorp Stadium

Lauren Gillin   The state government is gauging the public's response to more concerts at Suncorp Stadium.

Parents can protect their kids from online predators

Child protection advocate Hetty Johnston

Lauren Gillin   Police and child protection advocates says parents can protect their children from online sex predators.

Gordon's vote is 'tainted' says Springborg

Lawrence Springborg

Lauren Gillin   Lawrence Springborg says Billy Gordon’s vote is 'tainted' and is calling for procedural changes to nullify his vote.

Newman offered to resign twice before election

Campbell Newman and Gavin King during the 2012 election campaign.

Lauren Gillin   Ex LNP Member Gavin King says Newman offered to resign as Premier twice before the election

Courier Mail under fire again for front page

The front page of The-Courier Mail

Lauren Gillin   The Courier Mail has been criticised for it's 'Bride and Seek' headline today

How do we fight corporate tax avoidance?

Consumers rendered vulnerable: Concerns Google has given an unfair advantage  to its own comparison shopping service.

Lauren Gillin   Major companies Google, Apple, News Corp, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are fronting a senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance.

Billy Gordon will not resign from Parliament

Cook MP Billy Gordon

Lauren Gillin   MP Billy Gordon says he will not resign from Parliament and will support the Palaszczuk government.

Bishop a believer in Koala diplomacy

Tony Abbott and Russian President Vladimir Putin with koalas

Lauren Gillin   The Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she believes in the "power of Koala diplomacy".

Will a war on ice work ?


Lauren Gillin   A Victorian MP says a taskforce is not the solution to the ice "epidemic".


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