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Push for North Stradbroke and Moreton islands to be named on World Heritage List

2017-12-12 smh.com.au
Moreton Bay’s Indigenous people want North Stradbroke and Moreton islands and parts of Moreton Bay included on UNESCO's World Heritage List like Fraser Island.

Brisbane's new cruise ship terminal gets the green light

2017-10-25 smh.com.au
Brisbane will have a new cruise ship terminal at Luggage Point at the mouth of the Brisbane River by late 2019 after it was given the green light on Wednesday.

Wake up, Sonia Kruger! There are real risks to a national facial recognition database

2017-10-04 smh.com.au
Someone had been drinking the Turnbull Kool-Aid in Willoughby this morning, with Today Show Extra co-host Sonia Kruger welcoming with open arms the prime minister's push for a national facial recognition database.

New South Wales left Queensland broke from day one

2017-08-05 smh.com.au
The government of New South Wales left the new colony of Queensland "broke" with the equivalent of just six cents in its treasury coffers when the Sunshine State began in December 1859.

Government announces hospital parking relief, but Lady Cilento concerns remain

2017-07-23 smh.com.au
Car parking is set to become cheaper at Queensland hospitals, with the state government committing $7.5 million to provide additional free and discounted spaces at the state's public hospitals.

Queensland Government fund in talks to bankroll Galilee coal projects

2017-06-27 abc.net.au
A Queensland Government investment vehicle has held talks about investing in the Galilee Basin coal mining region, raising speculation it may help bankroll the controversial Adani mine.

Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale resigns from council-owned development companies

2017-06-20 smh.com.au
Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has stepped down from the boards of a string of controversial private development and property companies owned and run by Ipswich City Council.

Mine games. Why Adani is banking on the unbankable

2017-05-31 theage.com.au
The giant Indian conglomerate can't get a loan for its proposed $22 billion Queensland coal mine from an Australian bank, it can't seem to get one from an Indian bank, the mine would be so big it would depress the world coal price, and the Indian government plans to phase out coal imports altogether.

Mine games. Why Adani is banking on the unbankable

2017-05-31 smh.com.au
The giant Indian conglomerate can't get a loan for its proposed $22 billion Queensland coal mine from an Australian bank, it can't seem to get one from an Indian bank, the mine would be so big it would depress the world coal price, and the Indian government plans to phase out coal imports altogether.

Queensland public sector spends $193 million advertising in 3 years

2017-05-30 smh.com.au
About half of the spending was by the government's 21 departments, and the rest was spent by universities, TAFE and other public sector entities.

There's a better return on higher education than a coal mine

2017-05-01 smh.com.au
Sensible policy making is always worthy of praise - but it's worth asking why the government is making this sudden about-face about the deficit.

SPER bill prompts angry reaction from people with debts

2017-03-27 smh.com.au
Outrage over how tolls worth small change could balloon into $20,000 in debt has spurred angry Queenslanders to write to a parliamentary committee.

National Australia Bank sells rare A$500m gender equality bond

2017-03-17 themalaymailonline
A National Australia Bank logo is pictured on an automated teller machine in central Sydney September 12, 2014. — ReutersSYDNEY, March 17 — National Australia Bank (NAB), the country's fourth-largest lender by market value, said today it sold A$500 million (RM1.7 billion) of “gender equality” social bonds, amid burgeoning demand for ethical investments.

National Australia Bank sells rare A$500 mil gender equality bond

2017-03-17 theedgemarkets
SYDNEY (March 17): National Australia Bank (NAB), the country's fourth-largest lender by market value, said on Friday it sold A$500 million (US$384 million) of "gender equality" social bonds, amid burgeoning demand for ethical investments.

National Australia Bank sells rare $500 million gender equality bond

2017-03-17 smh.com.au
National Australia Bank, the country's fourth-largest lender by market value, said on Friday it sold $500 million of "gender equality" social bonds, amid burgeoning demand for ethical investments.