Saturday Brisbane Line is organising four regular, monthly interviewees. One specialist each week over the course of each month to help us better understand current local, state, national or international legal, environmental, cultural, and economic issues could have on Brisbane and SE QLD. Here we’re looking at the gaps in Australia’s protection of human rights and how we deal with corruption.
Brisbane City Council are set to approve construction on a new seventy five million dollar data centre in Fortitude Valley.
Fortitude Valley data centre set for approval
Brisbane City Council is set to approve construction on a new seventy five million dollar data centre in Fortitude Valley.
The project is expected to create over three hundred jobs during construction and when completed, the five-storey building will feature a state of the art twenty-four hour IT facility, computer servers and will house innovative storage data facilities.
Terri Irwin warns crocodile culling isn't the answer.
Australia Zoo’s Terri Irwin has condemned Queensland MP’s for considering crocodile culling in the state.
She said there needs to be a better understanding of how to co-exist with the animals rather than the extreme measure of culling.
President of the Queensland Crocodile Conservation and Protection Society, Dean Adermann accused the LNP of scare-mongering, he said culling is a "dangerous con job" and potentially gives people a false sense of security.
Mojgan Shamsalipoor, the Iranian woman made famous for her battle to be released from immigration detention earlier this year, has been awarded her graduation certificate from Yeronga State High School. source: twitter @MarkBaileyMP
Mojgan was freed from two year-long immigration detention in September after her refugee application was denied.
She was granted a three-month bridging visa upon her release and will be able to live with her husband.
Queensland introduces digital learning classes
Queensland State Education Minister Kate Jones, has now introduced compulsory digital learning classes for children in Prep through to year 10.