Tagged: Brisbane

Ombudsman appeals $650k mushroom underpay 0

Ombudsman appeals $650k mushroom underpay

The Fair Work Ombudsman is trying to take a legal challenge involving hundreds of workers being underpaid $650,000 to the highest court in Australia.

Torres Strait islanders invite PM to visit 0

Torres Strait islanders invite PM to visit

Torres Strait islanders “embarrassed” by Scott Morrison’s appearance at last month’s Pacific Islands Forum will request he visit their region to view the impacts of climate change.

Ex-staffers charged with Qld college fraud 0

Ex-staffers charged with Qld college fraud

A former principal and his family siphoned $4.6 million from a private school south of Brisbane so they could buy expensive artwork and fund luxury trips to Europe and Asia, a court has been told.

Stanthorpe fire ‘accidental’: Qld police 0

Stanthorpe fire ‘accidental’: Qld police

Police have confirmed the Stanthorpe fire, which destroyed four homes during the Queensland bushfire crisis, was accidentally lit.

Stanthorpe fire an ‘accident’: Qld Police 0

Stanthorpe fire an ‘accident’: Qld Police

Queenslanders in the southeast face a tense night hoping dry storms carrying lightning and no rain don’t spark bushfires in the bone-dry region.

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions 0

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Queensland researchers have set out to determine what role genes play in skin cancer as part of the world’s largest study into the disease.

Qld taxi driver thwarts indecent assault 0

Qld taxi driver thwarts indecent assault

A Gold Coast taxi driver has helped save a sleeping woman from a fellow passenger who indecently assaulted her from the back seat.