Locals honoured in Queensland Training Awards

[singlepic id=235 w=320 h=240 float=left]Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has congratulated two locals who have been nominated as state finalists in the 49th Queensland Training Awards. Mr Pitt said the Queensland Training Awards showcased the state’s best vocational...

Warren Entsch is no ‘Punjab hero’ on road issue

Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said Leichhardt member-elect Warren Entsch has positioned himself to take credit for something for which he has no responsibility or genuine involvement. It has been suggested that there was a backlash against Labor in Leichhardt by...

Yarrabah recognises a true hero

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Minister Desley Boyle today joined the Yarrabah community to unveil a new sign recognising one of Queensland’s Indigenous heroes. “Reverend James Noble, Australia’s first Indigenous Anglican clergyman certainly fits...

Jobseekers dive in to tackle the thorny issues

[singlepic id=233 w=320 h=240 float=left]Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development Andrew Fraser today met 20 North Queensland jobseekers who’ve donned wetsuits and scuba gear to join the workforce. Mr Fraser said the previously unemployed young...

Donate for cancer research this Daffodil Day

With one in three Queensland women and one in two Queensland men now likely to develop cancer in their lifetime, it’s a health issue close to the heart of many residents. More answers about cancer, its causes and how best to treat it are being found thanks to...