Entries by Monique StClair

Girl with cerebral palsy hospitalised after being tasered by police at Townsville school

A Townsville mother is furious at police, after finding out her daughter – who has cerebral palsy – was tasered at her school. Police attended the school in Mundingburra yesterday, where they allege the 16-year-old was ‘aggressive and started damaging property’. They’ve since confirmed the incident in a statement. “A 16-year-old girl has sustained minor […]

State govt calling for tourism and hospitality interests in The Spit

The Spit sell off continues, with the second round of expressions of interest in development sites now open. The state government is now calling for tourism and hospitality sites, opening up further development opportunities in the Village Centre North precinct. Minister for State Development Cameron Dick says it’s an exciting opportunity for the overall Spit […]

State govt accused of misleading Gold Coast on schools aircon promise

There are claims the state government is trying to take credit for air conditioning some Gold Coast state schools that have already spent years fundraising for their own units. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today committed to roll out units in ‘every classroom, library and staffroom in Queensland’, along with covering maintenance and replacement costs. Though […]