Tim Nicholls

It's Still A Crime For Women To Get An Abortion In Queensland. But That Might Be About To Change

Abortion is also against the law in New South Wales.<p>Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will introduce a bill to decriminalise abortion and introduce safe-access zones outside clinics across the state next month.<p>"Today, cabinet has approved, and caucus has endorsed, the introduction of the …


Queensland government urged to write down electricity assets

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would need to discuss the proposal with the state governments, but did not put a dollar figure on how much …


iClick Interactive Uses Big Data to Empower Real Estate Blockchain Applications

Partnership with i-House.com will combine technology strengths to create Business Intelligence Solutions<p>HONG KONG, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited ("iClick") (NASDAQ: ICLK), a leading independent online marketing technology platform in China, today announced a …

Real Estate

iClick Interactive Partners with MezzoMedia to Target Chinese Audience for Korean Brands

iClick's solutions to bring more international brands to China<p>HONG KONG, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited ("iClick Interactive" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ICLK), a leading independent online marketing technology platform in China, today announced a strategic …

Hong Kong

iClick Interactive Partners with Ctrip to Augment Travel Marketing Technology Solutions – Company Announcement

Bringing data driven insights to help international brands reach China’s travellers<p>HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2018--iClick Interactive Asia …


Boy With Autism To Be Sent To School 50 Miles Away From Home

'We don’t want William to leave home at 12 years old just because he is autistic.'<p>The parents of a boy with autism who faces being sent to a …


iClick Interactive Partners with Bilibili to Help Brands Target Gen Z and Millennials in China

<b>Creating value for advertisers through data analysis of the younger generation</b><p>HONG KONG, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iClick Interactive Asia Group …

Hong Kong

Gold Coast businessman ripping off tourists in 'unscrupulous, well-rehearsed' scam

A Gold Coast businessman has been ripping off tourists in an "unscrupulous, unfair, fraudulent" and "well-rehearsed" scam, the Queensland Parliament …


Corruption watchdog boss cleared over Logan council warning

The local government lobby group had complained about the CCC's dealings with the Logan council over the sacking of its CEO.


Corruption watchdog cleared of wrongdoing

Queensland's corruption watchdog has been cleared of any wrongdoing over its dealings with Logan City Council.


iClick Interactive Launches Data Driven Business Intelligence Solutions To Empower Enterprises Development

HONG KONG, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (“iClick Interactive” or the “Company”) (ICLK), a leading …

Big Data

Abbott just handed Shorten a great campaign, and potentially the government

JUST a few months ago, a Liberal leader handed an election to Labor after making one simple mistake.<p>And now, never one to be outdone, Tony Abbott may …

Australian News

Kent NHS autism backlog sees children waiting for years

<b>About 800 children have been waiting months to be assessed for autism and ADHD after a company handed the service back to the NHS, a report has shown.</b><p>A commissioners' report to Kent County Council said most had waited since mid-2016 - but some as far back as 2015.<p>The company, Psicon, said it ran …


Two senior staff behind Queensland’s $4bn train bungle were promoted

The New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) train project is more of an ongoing laughing stock after it was discovered the new trains failed to meet legal …

Australian News

LNP loses Supreme Court donations fight

A Queensland court has found the Liberal National Party should have immediately disclosed donations it did not want to make public last …

Liberal National Party

Former LNP leader gets powerful committee job, takes $100K pay cut

Mr Nicholls did not secure a place on new LNP leader Deb Frecklington's frontbench, but she recommended him for the PCCC chair role.<p>"That's a very …


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Liberal National Party

History in the making as first baby breastfed in Queensland Parliament

Before the election of the speaker, due to a lack of available chairs, Labor's Linus Power sat on a temporary stool, placed in the back row.<p>On the …


The reason why you never forget your first bike

<b>Everyone remembers their first bike – probably more for the adventures they had on it, than the bike itself</b><p>All cyclists will remember their first …

Bicycle Racing

Sunshine Coast to Brisbane fast rail project vies for business case funding

There are high hopes a Queensland proposal for a fast rail project between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast will receive funding to develop its …


Here Is How Your State Or Territory Is Doing On Human Rights

Overall Australia scored an "F" for Indigenous, womens', and girls' rights.<p>The report card from Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), an association of solicitors, barristers and legal academics and students, identified areas for improvement for the rights of Indigenous, disabled, female, and …


The Most Notable Restaurant Closures of 2017

2017 will be remembered for a number of significant new restaurant openings, expansions and high-profile reappearances — from Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster in Shoreditch to Core by Clare Smyth in Notting Hill — but it will be a year tinged with some sadness, too. It has been a twelve months in …


Nicholls not on Frecklington frontbench

New Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has drawn a line under the party's poor November election result by leaving her predecessor Tim …

Liberal National Party

No spot for former leader Tim Nicholls in the LNP's frontbench

"I've offered Tim Nicholls that position and I'll put that nomination forward to the Premier and I'll wait and see her response.<p>"This is a fresh new …


LNP shadow cabinet: Former leader Tim Nicholls snubbed from new-look Opposition frontbench

Queensland's former opposition leader Tim Nicholls has been shunned from the LNP's new-look parliamentary team.<p>New leader Deb Frecklington said she …

Great Britain

Nationals era 'baggage' may impede LNP's progress in Queensland, analyst says

History is not on the side of a leader with a farming background, analysts say.<p>New Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington faces an "uphill task" to win …

Liberal National Party

Frecklington backs women at the top in Qld

Queensland's new opposition leader is happy there are two women at the helm of the state's major political parties for the first time, but says more …

Liberal National Party

New LNP leader refuses to rule out future role for ousted Tim Nicholls

"I don't think I've ever heard Annastacia Palaszczuk being asked and that's in relation to [former premier Anna Bligh], it seems like that slate's …

Liberal National Party

Annastacia Palaszczuk to officially veto Adani railway loan after swearing in

The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, will move to officially veto any loan to the Indian mining company Adani from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, as soon as she and her new government are sworn into office.<p>After almost two weeks of vote-counting, Labor was declared the …

Australian News

Queensland LNP elects Deb Frecklington as first female leader

Deb Frecklington has been elected the new leader of Queensland’s Liberal National party.<p>Frecklington, who was deputy leader under Tim Nicholls, defeated former leader John-Paul Langbroek in a party room vote on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the first woman to lead the LNP.<p>Everton MP and former rugby …

Australian News