February 2016

Published a story 14th Feb 2016 4:32 PM

THE Queensland Government will not provide handouts to struggling mining companies, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says.

No handouts for private enterprise: Premier

THE Queensland Government will not provide handouts to struggling mining companies, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says.

Published a story 14th Feb 2016 4:29 PM

EXCLUSIVE: BIOFUELS are set to be Queensland’s next boom industry.

Biofuels will keep Queensland’s motor running: Premier

EXCLUSIVE: BIOFUELS are set to be Queensland’s next boom industry.

Published a story 14th Feb 2016 11:07 AM

QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has promised 2016 will be a “year of action” for the Labor Government.

Exclusive interview with premier forecasts year ahead

QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has promised 2016 will be a “year of action” for the Labor Government.

Published a story 12th Feb 2016 3:35 PM

MORE than half of Queensland Nickel’s debts are owed to other companies Clive Palmer owns, a court has heard.

Qld Nickel administrators given two month extension

MORE than half of Queensland Nickel’s debts are owed to other companies Clive Palmer owns, a court has heard.

Published a story 12th Feb 2016 1:14 PM

ONE of the men accused of a triple murder has been denied bail for a second time after a prison manager promised to give him more time with his lawyers.

McCulkin triple murder accused denied bail

ONE of the men accused of a triple murder has been denied bail for a second time after a prison manager promised to give him more time with his lawyers.

Published a story 12th Feb 2016 6:24 AM

COAL export data has shown Gladstone Port exported millions of tonnes of coal in January.

Gladstone coal exports at record level

COAL export data has shown Gladstone Port exported millions of tonnes of coal in January.

Published a story 12th Feb 2016 3:30 AM

A GYMPIE man who set fire to his unit in an attempted suicide has won an appeal to stay out of prison.

Appeal court finds prison time inappropriate for Gympie man

A GYMPIE man who set fire to his unit in an attempted suicide has won an appeal to stay out of prison.

Published a story 11th Feb 2016 7:23 PM

COAL mines may be struggling but Mackay’s coal ports just recorded their strongest ever January for coal exports.

Ports exporting record amounts of coal despite downturn

COAL mines may be struggling but Mackay’s coal ports just recorded their strongest ever January for coal exports.

Published a story 10th Feb 2016 6:48 PM

AFTER carrying out a vicious and prolonged home invasion, Aaron Paul Pryce believes he was incorrectly sentenced and should have a shorter sentence.

Machete wielding attacker wants a softer sentence

AFTER carrying out a vicious and prolonged home invasion, Aaron Paul Pryce believes he was incorrectly sentenced and should have a shorter sentence.

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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.