As the 2017 school year commences Domain Group have released their annual school zones report showing 2016 had the highest price growth rates within primary and secondary government school catchment zones. (Image source: Wikipedia)
A new report into Queensland housing has found some house prices have catapulted up to 40 per cent in school catchment zones.
As the 2017 school year commences Domain Group have released their annual
school zones report showing 2016 had the highest price growth rates
within primary and secondary government school catchment zones.
Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has launched an investigation into the alleged corruption of two of his senior ministers, who are believed to have profited from the relocation of a naval base.
Opposition MP Ben Micah alleged the Public Enterprises Minister, William Duma and Defence Minister, Fabian Pok, purchased the land with the knowledge that it would be acquired in the multi-million dollar deal.
Former commander of the PNG Defence Force, Major General Jerry Singirok, said it is inappropriate for the Public Enterprises Minister to be involved in the naval bases’ relocation, and questioned the motives for the bases’ relocation in the first place.
Family of Australian missing in Guatemala plead for help after tubing accident
Chinese New Year celebrations are set to kick off in Brisbane tonight and continue over the weekend. (Image Source Pixabay)
Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall will play host to the ‘Year of the Rooster’ festivities, with lion dancers, cultural performances, market stalls and much more. There will also be a special parade celebrating the most important day in the Chinese calendar.
The event offers attendees a chance to enjoy and take part in the cultural diversity of Brisbane.
New Legislation to protect Taxi drivers
New legislation to protect the Taxi Industry will be introduced into Queensland Parliament by Katter’s Australian Party.
Joshua Creamer is a Wannyi and Kalkadoon man, and a QLD barrister. His major areas of practice are Civil & Human Rights/Discrimination; Commercial; Family Law; Mining, Energy and Resources; and Native Title.
The draft bill provides that ‘religious bodies’ or ‘religious organisations’ would be exempt from anti-discrimination law if they refused to service same-sex weddings. (image: wikimedia commons)
Proposed same-sex marriage bill contains potentially discriminatory loophole
The New South Wales Anti-Discrimination Board is among several groups that have warned the federal government it’s proposed same-sex marriage bill contains a loophole that could promote discrimination.
The draft bill provides that ‘religious bodies’ or ‘religious organisations’ would be exempt from anti-discrimination law if they refused to service same-sex weddings.