April 2015

Published a story 2nd Apr 2015 10:05 AM

QUEENSLAND’S new Agriculture Minister has called for politics to be taken out of primary industry policy.

Take the politics out of policy: Byrne

QUEENSLAND’S new Agriculture Minister has called for politics to be taken out of primary industry policy.

March 2015

Published a story 31st Mar 2015 6:21 PM

A MAN has appeared in court charged with stabbing his wife to death and attacking a woman believed to be the woman’s daughter in a Sydney home.

Man accused of stabbing wife to death

A MAN has appeared in court charged with stabbing his wife to death and attacking a woman believed to be the woman’s daughter in a Sydney home.

Published a story 31st Mar 2015 5:58 PM

ZOMBIES are all over modern pop culture, and two Sydney researchers believe the genre shows how people bond together in tragedy.

Zombie apocolypse about bonding in crisis, say researchers

ZOMBIES are all over modern pop culture, and two Sydney researchers believe the genre shows how people bond together in tragedy.

Published a story 31st Mar 2015 5:28 PM

SIX months after quitting the Palmer United Party, Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has launched her own, and you can join by Facebooking her.

Want to join the Jacqui Lambie party? Just Facebook her

SIX months after quitting the Palmer United Party, Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has launched her own, and you can join by Facebooking her.

Published a story 31st Mar 2015 5:19 PM

COLES and Woolworths are too dominant in the supermarket sector, a national survey has shown.

Coles and Woolworths have too much of the market: survey

COLES and Woolworths are too dominant in the supermarket sector, a national survey has shown.

Published a story 31st Mar 2015 5:07 PM

GAY men earn about 20 per cent less than straight men, but gay women earn at least 33% more than straight women.

Gay men earn less than straight, but still more than women

GAY men earn about 20 per cent less than straight men, but gay women earn at least 33% more than straight women.

Published a story 30th Mar 2015 6:46 PM

CHAIRMAN of the Royal Commission into institutionalised child abuse will describe justice for victims as an “elusive concept” at a speech in Auckland today.

Child abuse justice an 'elusive concept'

CHAIRMAN of the Royal Commission into institutionalised child abuse will describe justice for victims as an “elusive concept” at a speech in Auckland today.

Published a story 30th Mar 2015 6:23 PM

A REPORT has found climate change was driving an increase in the intensity and frequency of extremely hot days

Climate change making droughts worse: report

A REPORT has found climate change was driving an increase in the intensity and frequency of extremely hot days

Published a story 30th Mar 2015 5:20 PM

ORIGIN Energy has been fined $2 million for illegal sales tactics including a salesperson prompting a native Tamil speaker to agree to sign up to services.

Origin Energy fined $2m for illegal sales tactics

ORIGIN Energy has been fined $2 million for illegal sales tactics including a salesperson prompting a native Tamil speaker to agree to sign up to services.

Published a story 30th Mar 2015 5:01 PM

IT MIGHT sound like a crap idea, but poo transplants could end a major worldwide killer.

Poo transplants could save thousands

IT MIGHT sound like a crap idea, but poo transplants could end a major worldwide killer.

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Geoff has been working for the QT since August 2011 covering Ipswich’s rural areas. He started working for APN in January 2010 with the Chinchilla News in western Queensland after growing up on a grain farm. Geoff spends his time out of work watching far too much sport following the Reds, the Broncos and various American teams.