Suspension likely for five councillors after Queensland Parliament passes new local government laws

Suspension likely for five councillors after Queensland Parliament passes new local government laws

Updated May 17, 2018 18:58:59 Photo: Mayors Luke Smith and Andrew Antoniolli are likely to be suspended by the Local Government Minister. (ABC/AAP) Five Queensland mayors and councillors, including Logan Mayor Luke Smith and Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli, are facing immediate suspension under new laws passed in State Parliament. The …

Woodchip export proposal for southern Tasmania passes first hurdle

Woodchip export proposal for southern Tasmania passes first hurdle

Posted May 15, 2018 06:23:50 Photo: The proponent says the facility is about making forestry in the south sustainable. (ABC News: Emilie Gramenz) A controversial woodchip mill and export facility proposed for Dover in southern Tasmania has secured the State Government approval it needs to go ahead. The Department of …

Richmond passes a difficult Carlton test at the MCG, but the opener shows the hunt is on to bring down the Tigers

Richmond passes a difficult Carlton test at the MCG, but the opener shows the hunt is on to bring down the Tigers

Updated March 22, 2018 23:57:32 Photo: Jack Riewoldt kicked four goals for Richmond as the Tigers earned a 26-point win over Carlton. (AAP: Julian Smith) If Richmond had any illusions that the campaign to win a second flag in as many years would be harder to win than the first, …