Nutall makes payment towards contempt fine

CORRUPT former Labor minister Gordon Nuttall has paid $16,000 toward his $82,000 fine for being in contempt of Queensland Parliament.

Nuttall, who was found guilty of contempt for failing to disclose $360,000 in secret commissions, was ordered to pay the fine within 12 months but when May, 2012, arrived, he had not paid up.

Queensland Parliament heard on Tuesday that the Public Trustee, acting on behalf of the jailed former minister, had paid $16,000.

The trustee advised that once settlement of other assets had occurred, further payments would be considered.

Nuttall was sentenced to 12 years in jail for accepting the secret commissions and perjury.



Community empties pockets for house fire victims

Community empties pockets for house fire victims

THE tenants of a horrific house fire have received enormous support.

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Scientist analysed 15 years of data to reach astonishing conclusion.

BREAKING: More assets join desperate search for pilot

BREAKING: More assets join desperate search for pilot

More assets join search tomorrow.

Local Partners