December 2016

Published a story 2nd Dec 2016 5:32 PM

Non-resident workers in resource areas nearly halves between 2013 and 2015

Number of non-resident workers plummets

Non-resident workers in resource areas nearly halves between 2013 and 2015

Published a story 2nd Dec 2016 4:39 PM

Drugs, alcohol, cash and weapons among items visitors tried to smuggle into Queensland prisons.

Prison visitors caught with contraband 2508 times

Drugs, alcohol, cash and weapons among items visitors tried to smuggle into Queensland prisons.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2016 12:45 PM

Federal Court recognises native title claim of Bigambul people in south western Queensland.

Court recognises 2600sq km native title claim

Federal Court recognises native title claim of Bigambul people in south western Queensland.

November 2016

Published a story 30th Nov 2016 9:20 PM

Mines doctors aren't trained in black lung

Published a story 30th Nov 2016 3:50 PM

COAL company appointed doctors often have "no experience in mining", a parliamentary inquiry into black lung has hear.

Mines doctors aren't trained in black lung

COAL company appointed doctors often have "no experience in mining", a parliamentary inquiry into black lung has hear.

Published a story 30th Nov 2016 3:49 PM

POWER generator Stanwell is "ripping off Queenslanders”, Lockyer MP Ian Rickuss has told Queensland Parliament.

MP says Stanwell 'ripping off Queenslanders'

POWER generator Stanwell is "ripping off Queenslanders”, Lockyer MP Ian Rickuss has told Queensland Parliament.

Published a story 30th Nov 2016 3:48 PM

NINE years after Jason Andrew Pearce used the 'gay panic' defence after he bashed another man to death in a Maryborough churchyard the law is being changed.

'Gay panic' defence to be removed after Maryborough priest's nine-year campaign

NINE years after Jason Andrew Pearce used the 'gay panic' defence after he bashed another man to death in a Maryborough churchyard the law is being changed.

Published a story 29th Nov 2016 4:34 PM

New legislation to allow police to force sex offenders to hand over passwords so their devices can be searched for child porn

Sex offenders to be forced to hand over passwords

New legislation to allow police to force sex offenders to hand over passwords so their devices can be searched for child porn

Published a story 29th Nov 2016 1:15 PM

Report finds 91 prisoners released early, 238 people detained unlawfully in 'errors'.

Prisoner released two years early: audit

Report finds 91 prisoners released early, 238 people detained unlawfully in 'errors'.

Published a story 25th Nov 2016 4:10 PM

A killer and rapist jailed indefinitely may miss his next yearly review because his appealed the decision of his last review.

Appeal may cost killer yearly review

A killer and rapist jailed indefinitely may miss his next yearly review because his appealed the decision of his last review.

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Geoff has been working for the QT since August 2011 covering Ipswich’s rural areas. He started working for APN in January 2010 with the Chinchilla News in western Queensland after growing up on a grain farm. Geoff spends his time out of work watching far too much sport following the Reds, the Broncos and various American teams.