The Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union has lead protests outside Federal MPs offices across the state today pushing for one registered nurse to be present at all times in aged care facilities. The union wants to see a change to the “chronic understaffing”. Union secretary Beth Mohle said it was a “human rights issue” in […]
Suburbs in the flight path of Brisbane Airport’s second runway are ‘”being slaughtered by noise”, a community group says. Chairperson at Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance, David Diamond, said it was a “major issue” and the airport corporation needs to start listening. He said the modelling was “so far out”. “We are not about moving […]
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Internal demolition has begun on Toowong’s 83-year-old Tudor-style home, Linden Lea, in Archer Street, despite substantial community protest. Linden Lea was sold in 2013, with its new owners lodging a demolition application in 2017. While it was initially refused, the owner successfully made an appeal in 2019. Last week, demolition workers arrived on the site […]
New data from property research firm CoreLogic shows Australian home values surged 2.1 per cent higher in the month of February, in record numbers not seen since 2003. Research director at CoreLogic, Tim Lawless, said Brisbane values are up 1.5 per cent in February, and over the past 3 months they’re up 3.5 per cent. […]
Thomas Keneally is one of Australia’s most accomplished authors. The Booker Prize winner gained global fame with his book Schindler’s Ark, later adapted as the Oscar award winning movie Schindler’s List. From his first publication in 1964 Thomas has released stories capturing our imagination and attention. He joins John Stanley to share his journey as […]