Michael Caltabiano
Michael Caltabiano

Police to investigate political donations allegations

POLICE are investigating allegations about political donations from a firm linked to sidelined bureaucrat Michael Caltabiano, The Australian reports.

The newspaper reports the Electoral Commission has also been advised about what it believes are donations to the LNP from private investment company, Brescia Investments, which has links to Mr Caltabiano and former Queensland senator Santo Santoro.

Mr Caltabiano has stood down from as Transport and Main Roads Department director-general while a parliamentary ethics committee investigates claims he misled a budget estimates hearing last month.



UPDATE: 72-year-old hospitalised for suspected snake bite

UPDATE: 72-year-old hospitalised for suspected snake bite

The elderly man is believed to have been bitten at Toolooa.

Threat to 'shoot and stab' neighbour earns prison sentence

Threat to 'shoot and stab' neighbour earns prison sentence

Neville Joseph Johnson pleaded guilty to a public nuisance offence.

Project manager appointed for new Calliope high school

Project manager appointed for new Calliope high school

Honeywill Consulting will oversee the project.

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