Queenslanders could face higher taxi fares and long waiting times if Uber is made illegal (Source: Flickr)
Brisbane's heritage trading scheme allows developers to build bigger
A controversial high-rise development in the Brisbane CBD will go ahead, despite it not conforming to the City Centre Neighbourhood Plan.
The heritage-listed National Bank building will allow its owners, The Aria Group, to transfer its development potential to its high rise on Edward street, allowing it to have a footprint larger than the normal 45 per cent for this type of development.
Sunshine Coast teen establishes LGBTI school support group, family of child recovery expert protest outside Channel 9 studios, Chinese official visits Hong Kong amidst growing calls for independence, and more Zedlines.
Sunshine Coast teen establishes LGBTI support group at school
A Sunshine Coast teenager has established an LGBT support group at their Noosa high school.
The year 9 student started the ‘Supporters of Queer Adolescents’ group with another pupil in the hopes of creating a safe space to discuss issues and bring about a sense of community for LGBT high school students.
The founder, Samual Bouzanquet, says the group is open for anyone who supports the LGBT community and not just for those who have identified their sexuality.
Researchers at Newcastle University have developed a groundbreaking Scanning Helium Microscope, which could be a game-changer for new discoveries. (Source: Pixabay)
NSW scientists develop groundbreaking microscope
Researchers at Newcastle University have developed a groundbreaking Scanning Helium Microscope, which could be a game-changer for new discoveries.
Rather than light, the microscope uses helium as a source to examine samples in their true state.
University of Newcastle researcher Professor Paul Dastoor says the microscope will allow researchers to examine many surfaces for the first time ever, which could lead to groundbreaking discoveries in the future.
The first full day of campaigning for the upcoming Federal election has kicked off in Queensland. (Source: Wikicommons)
Campaigning for the Federal Election kicks off in Queensland
The first full day of campaigning for the upcoming Federal election has kicked off in Queensland.
Bill Shorten and Malcolm Turnbull will both be in the local Brisbane area, with Labor targeting at least seven local seats, including Petrie, and Mr Turnbull zoning in on seats such as Bonner, Petrie, and Moreton.
Mr Shorten has made issues surrounding Medicare and Climate Change his key political messages, while Mr Turnbull is looking to focus on the economy.
Donald Trump wins in Indiana Primary, NSW police to have more powers under new terrorism laws, $594m promised to research inland train network and more Zedlines
Donald Trump wins in Indiana Primary
The Indiana primaries are now closed and results reveal Donald Trump is the most likely winner, with 52.5% of votes in his favour so far.
Votes are still being counted, but at this point in time Cruz is far behind with a vote of only 34.9%.
For the Democratic party, results reveal that it will be a close battle for Sanders and Clinton. Results are constantly changing from an equal spread of 50% each, to one of the Democrats being up one percent from the other.