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Liberal backbencher lambasts Coalition’s ‘punitive’ cashless debit card welfare program

Bridget Archer says it is not backed up by evidence and has already caused harm to communitiesA federal Liberal MP has issued a scathing rebuke of her own government’s cashless debit card welfare program, saying it is a “punitive” scheme that causes harm and stigma and is not backed up by evidence.The Morrison government is seeking to pass legislation that will make trial sites in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland permanent, and transfer more than 20,000 people in the Northern Te...
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Australia: Recording conversations - it it legal in Queensland? - Ramsden Law

Whilst it is not strictly illegal in Qld, there are restrictions on how you can record a conversation & what you can do with it.
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Australian politics live: WA to change border quarantine rules on 8 December - as it happened

Chinese Embassy official dismisses ‘rage and roar’ over controversial tweet; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program. This blog is now closedPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Joel Fitzgibbon isolated on stripping misbehaving judges of pensionsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 8.00am GMT And that’s where we’ll leave the blog for today. Thanks as always for readi...
Tags: Health, Abc, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party, Canberra


'Catastrophic' bushfire on Queensland's Fraser Island threatens ecological disaster

The fire on the world’s largest sand island, also known as K’gari, has been burning for six weeks and is encroaching on areas with 1,000-year-old treesA bushfire has burned across half the World Heritage-listed K’gari/Fraser Island – the world’s biggest sand island, off Australia’s Queensland coast – with potentially catastrophic consequences for its habitats and wildlife.The blaze, which has been alight for more than six weeks, is threatening major tourism and rainforest areas after burning muc...
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'Catastrophic' bushfire burns half of Queensland's Fraser Island and threatens ecological disaster

The fire on the world’s largest sand island, also known as K’gari, has been burning for six weeks and is encroaching on areas with 1,000-year-old treesA bushfire has burned across half the World Heritage-listed K’gari/Fraser Island – the world’s biggest sand island, off Australia’s Queensland coast – with potentially catastrophic consequences for its habitats and wildlife.The blaze, which has been alight for more than six weeks, is threatening major tourism and rainforest areas after burning muc...
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Australian politics live: Chinese embassy accuses Canberra of overreacting to tweet on Afghan killings

Embassy official dismisses ‘rage and roar’ over tweet; new WA border rules not requiring quarantine to start on 8 December; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program. Follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 5.29am GMT One Nation is out, howeverOne Nation...
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Australian politics live: WA opens borders to Victoria and NSW; US national security council tweets at China over wine tariffs

New WA border rules not requiring quarantine to start on 8 December; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet. Follow latest updates Poll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 4.29am GMT Parliament continues until next Thursday and...
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Australian politics live: WA lifts quarantine requirements for visitors from Victoria and NSW

New WA border rules to start on 8 December; Paul Fletcher complains to ABC chair about Four Corners program; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet. Follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 1.10am GMT Labor caucus has finished – and of most interest was a debate on a Rex...
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Australian politics live: communications minister complains to ABC chair over Four Corners episode

Paul Fletcher writes to Ita Buttrose about ‘Canberra Bubble’ program; Australia reports no new locally acquired Covid cases; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet; Reserve Bank board to meet – follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 12.25am GMT WA’s premier, Mark McGow...
Tags: Health, Abc, Australia, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Welfare, Australian military, Victoria, Labor party, Liberal party


Australian politics live: Queensland border reopens; Morrison condemns China tweet

Queensland tourism operators hope reopening of border to Victoria and Sydney will help economic recovery; MPs hit back at China over provocative tweet; Reserve Bank board to meet – follow latest updatesPoll: three-quarters of Australians back target of net zero by 2030China rejects Australian PM’s call to apologise for ‘repugnant’ tweet Follow our global coronavirus live blogAustralia’s coronavirus restrictions explained: state by state 9.23pm GMT Penny Wong appeared on ABC News Breakfast th...
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Head of Queensland LNP Women warns of party's 'culture of anger and mistrust'

Exclusive: In email to fellow officials after election loss, Jenny Goodwin warns disciplinary process leads to ‘accusation of bullying’The president of the Queensland Liberal National party women’s branch has emailed fellow officials to warn of a “culture of anger and mistrust”, amid an increasingly fraught fallout from the party’s state election loss.The LNP’s governing state executive met last week to begin the process of a broad strategic review, including attempting to define “what the party...
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Queensland braces for record-breaking heatwave as Sydney enjoys short-lived reprieve

Towns west of Brisbane to swelter over next three days as western NSW continues to suffer and Sydney’s temperatures forecast to rise again on Tuesday Queenslanders are in for a record-breaking hot day on Monday as Sydneysiders get a short-lived reprieve from the heat.Dean Narramore, a senior forecaster with the Bureau of Meteorology, says much of southern Queensland will be experiencing an “extreme” heatwave over next three days. Continue reading...
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Queensland braces for record-breaking heat as Sydney enjoys short-lived reprieve

Towns west of Brisbane to swelter over next three days as western NSW continues to suffer and Sydney’s temperatures set to rise again on Tuesday Queenslanders are in for a record-breaking hot day on Monday as Sydneysiders get a short-lived reprieve from the heat.Dean Narramore, a senior forecaster with the Bureau of Meteorology, says much of southern Queensland will be experiencing an “extreme” heatwave over next three days. Continue reading...
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Former journalist charged with planning terrorist attack in Queensland

James Waugh faced court on Saturday charged with ‘planning to undertake a terrorist act in the Bundaberg region’A former journalist has been charged with allegedly planning a terrorist attack in the regional Queensland city of Bundaberg.James Waugh faced a Brisbane court on Saturday after he was charged by police on Friday with planning a terrorist act for the Bundaberg region. Police also allege the 29-year-old had “sought firearms training”. Continue reading...
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Rusi Surti: Indian cricket’s original braveheart and ‘the poor man’s Garry Sobers’

Queenslanders saw one of their own in the first and only Indian Test player to play in the Sheffield Shield Patrick Skene Indian Test cricketer Rusi Surti plays a classic cover drive. ‘To see him perform in the middle was like sipping champagne and he gave endless pleasure to fans,’ says Kersi Meher-Homji. Photograph: Percy Surti Fifty-three years ago, the second Indian Test team to tour Australia arrived, turning the wheel of history and sowing the seeds of the respect Virat Kohli’s modern-da...
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Townsville toddler death: two charged after child allegedly left in car during heatwave

Mother and her boyfriend charged with manslaughter after three-year-old found dead in carA Townsville woman has been charged over the death of her daughter after the toddler was allegedly left in a car for most of the day amid soaring temperatures.Police were called to the Townsville University Hospital on Friday afternoon after the child’s mother found the three-year-old dead in the car and rushed her to the hospital. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Queensland, Crime - Australia, Townsville, Townsville University Hospital


Three-year-old child found dead in car at Queensland hospital – reports

A woman reportedly arrived at the hospital with the deceased child in the car A three-year-old child has reportedly been found dead in a car outside a north Queensland hospital with a police investigation underway.Police were called to the Townsville University hospital about 3.30pm on Friday, a spokesman told Guardian Australia. Continue reading...
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Victoria achieves Covid 'elimination' and South Australia records no new cases – as it happened

SA premier announces the state will lift its border restrictions with Victoria. This blog is now closedDozens of Queensland police officers forced to isolate after contact with Covid-infected manFollow our global live blogAustralia’s rules and restrictions explained: state by state 6.14am GMT And with that, we’ll wrap up this live blog. Here is what we learned today: 6.07am GMT Some terrible news out of Townsville, where a four-year-old has died in a hot car. #BREAKING: Police are on sce...
Tags: Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Townsville, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Townsville University Hospital


China announces tariffs on Australian wine and Victoria achieves Covid 'elimination' – live news

Treasury Wine Estates suspends trade in its shares on the ASX as it digests China’s announcement; and South Australia records no new Covid cases as premier announces lifting of border restrictions with Victoria. Follow live updatesDozens of Queensland police officers forced to isolate after contact with Covid-infected manFollow our global live blogAustralia’s rules and restrictions explained: state by state 2.34am GMT The anti-dumping measures announced today will see tariffs of between 107%...
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Victoria achieves Covid 'elimination' and border with South Australia to open from Tuesday – live news

SA records no new Covid cases as premier announces lifting of border restrictions with Victoria; and target of getting stranded Australians on 10 flights home by Christmas will be missed. Follow live updatesDozens of Queensland police officers forced to isolate after contact with Covid-infected manFollow our global live blogAustralia’s rules and restrictions explained: state by state 1.30am GMT This tweet, from the hawkish Chinese state media outlet the Global Times, re Australian wine impor...
Tags: Australia, China, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Global Times, Gladys Berejiklian, Chinese Ministry of Commerce, Coronavirus


Victoria achieves Covid 'elimination' as Qantas flight details reveal stranded Australians won't be home for Christmas – live news

Federal government to miss target of getting passengers on 10 flights home by 25 December as Victoria meets official definition for virus elimination. Follow live updatesDozens of Queensland police officers forced to isolate after contact with Covid-infected manFollow our global live blogAustralia’s rules and restrictions explained: state by state 11.30pm GMT The Gunner government has declared Saturday 26 December a public holiday. While Boxing Day has always been considered a public holiday...
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Victoria achieves Covid 'elimination' after 28 days with no cases as Queensland police isolate – live news

Victoria meets official definition for virus elimination, but Queensland and South Australia are on alert. Follow live updatesDozens of Queensland police officers forced to isolate after contact with Covid-infected manFollow our global live blogAustralia’s rules and restrictions explained: state by state 9.31pm GMT South Australia’s chief health officer Nicola Spurrier has issued a warning to anyone who visited the Woodville pizza bar in Adelaide after a suspected case from a customer pickin...
Tags: Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Woodville, Spurrier, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Nicola Spurrier, Victoria Congratulations Victoria


Chinese fishing plant in Torres Strait raises alarm for Australian industry and islanders

Processing plant on a Papua New Guinean island may bring more commercial pressure on fisheries in areas where regulation is uncertain A $200m Chinese-built fishery plant planned for a Papua New Guinean island could allow Chinese-backed commercial vessels to fish legally in the Torres Strait, and has raised concerns about unregulated fishing in the same waters, potentially threatening the Australian industry and local PNG fishers.China’s ministry of commerce this month announced a $527m kina (A$2...
Tags: Food, China, Environment, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Marine Life, Queensland, Fishing, Papua New Guinea, Torres Strait Islands, PNG, Pacific Islands, Torres Strait, Papua New Guinean, Papua New Guinean island


Queensland police officers forced to isolate after contact with Covid-infected man at hotel

Almost a dozen officers came into close contact with man Rydges Hotel in South Brisbane on Sunday during a welfare check, police sayAlmost a dozen Queensland police officers have been forced into Covid-19 isolation after they came into close contact with an infected man in hotel quarantine.The incident happened at the Rydges Hotel in South Brisbane on Sunday when police were called to check on a 41-year-old-man’s welfare, police say. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Queensland, Australian police and policing, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, South Brisbane, Coronavirus, Rydges Hotel


Australia: Queensland Government Bulletin - In the media, reports, cases and legislation - Holding Redlich

This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and laws of interest to Queensland government lawyers.
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Convicted terrorist has Australian citizenship revoked, while Queensland opens border to Victoria – live news

Peter Dutton announces revocation in first use of the law; NSW reports four cases in hotel quarantine but no locally acquired infections; Queensland prepares for influx of visitors. Follow updatesNSW premier Gladys Berejiklian voted in parliament while awaiting Covid test resultFollow our global live blogAustralia’s restrictions explained: state by state 5.28am GMT Here’s a bit more background on Abdul Nacer Benbrika from AAP:Australia’s first convicted terrorist leader was jailed for a maxi...
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Australia: A search order in Queensland is extraordinary and not a mere investigatory tool - Colin Biggers & Paisley

Qld Court of Appeal dismissed appeal against the refusal of an application seeking a search order under rule 261A of the UCPR.
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Australia: Changes for incorporated associations in Queensland: Meetings, model rules, reporting, voluntary cancellation, duties and penalties - Cooper Grace Ward

Overview of key changes for incorporated associations in Qld - changes effective now & further changes that are expected.
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