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Thu 20 Sep 2018

Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

premium_icon Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

WHILE Queensland farmers are a hardy lot, the recent spate of incidents is pushing many to the wall.

Medical marijuana now under a cloud

premium_icon Medical marijuana now under a cloud

APPROVALS for the prescription of medicinal cannabis have topped 100 in Queensland, but a new study casts doubt over its effectiveness at managing pain.

Court tosses WICET a $3.5b debt lifeline

premium_icon Court tosses WICET a $3.5b debt lifeline

THE owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal have received an eight-year respite on debt repayments, which some feared would lead to the facility's demise.

Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

premium_icon Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

THE bosses of the biggest six aged care companies pocket seven-figure salaries and churn through $2.17 billion in taxpayer funds a year.

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