90 Years Young for WA’s Royal Flying Doctor Service

WA’s enduring airborne medical health service has flown into a new milestone, providing medical for 90 years today. The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) mobile medical service has been a vital part of regional health since its inception, providing emergency health since it was created interstate in 1928 before being adopted in WA. “Emergency patient…

Palaszczuk wins Queensland election as LNP concedes defeat

Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a Labor win in the Queensland election, after Tim Nicholls, leader of the LNP, conceded defeat. The Labor government, retaining its majority in Queensland’s government with 48 of the 93 seats, is due to be sworn in on Tuesday. Ms Palaszczuk announced the victory on Friday night after informing the Governor,…

Sheer destruction after “Debbie” lashes North Queensland

Cyclone Debbie has been labelled a catastrophe after spiralling winds and gusts at 260km/hour were clocked. Cyclone “Debbie” caused chaos similar to Cyclone Yasi that hit the North Queensland coast in 2011 shattering lives and costing over $800 million dollars in damages. Cyclone “Debbie” initially just a tropical cyclone category 1 quickly turned into a…

Abbott & Newman Deal Puts Queensland Environment In Danger

Greens Senator Larissa Waters has lashed out at Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Queensland Premier Campbell Newman over a newly agreed environment deal that could potentially damage Queensland’s environment. “To the delight of their big business buddies, two of Australia’s worst environmental vandals have today struck a deal to start unwinding thirty years’ worth of…