Tasmanian doctors warn taxing health services could deter the people who need medical attention most. [image: Public Domain]
QLD Gov to allow more dredging at Cairns Port
The Queensland government has paved the way for capital dredging at the Cairns Port, despite it still not being labelled a "priority port".
State Development Minister Anthony Lynham announced Labor's plan to amend the Sustainable Ports Development Bill. The changes will allow Ports North to dredge up to 50,000 cubic metres of material per project, which adds up to a total of 150,000 cubic metres in a four-year period.
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Surfdancing set to sizzle on beaches
All surfers need to be limbre, but “Surfdancing” is turning traditional warm ups upside down.
A young Noosa girl is among a super flexible new wave of boardriders combining ballet with the beach.
Surfdancing allows these new wave of boardriders to do dance moves on surf boards.
It is hoped to become a contest showpiece one day and is now taught to school groups.
Even top-notch longboarders are using it as a way to improve their style, grace and lines for competition
What does the face of Brisbane look like? The museum of Brisbane wishes to answer this question as it seeks 100 everyday people to represent the city's face for its 2016 100 per cent Brisbane exhibition.
The mammoth 100-day search, which has already begun, is recruiting people who will share their thoughts and beliefs about where they feel they exist within their community and Brisbane.
Each person has 24 hours to recruit someone else, until 100 people are connected
Two Queensland experts have revealed abortion laws in Queensland are lagging behind modern medical practice, seeing many women travel interstate in what is being termed abortion tourism.
The editorial notes diagnosis of foetal abnormality is now offered to pregnant women at 10 to 13 weeks, with the implication that a woman, upon discovering a serious abnormality may choose to terminate the pregnancy.