Category Archive: Political

Tattoo registry proposal slammed

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Tattooists and civil libertarians have criticised a proposal for a tattoo registry in Queensland, saying the intent to stop gang money laundering activities would be ineffective and an invasion of privacy. The registry… Continue reading

Redefining Homelessness

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics has changed its definition for homelessness, reducing the number of recorded homeless people in Australia by over 15,000. The ABS review showed the statistics had been adjusted from… Continue reading

Green Light for Left Turn on Red Trial

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The RACQ have said there is a “safety compromise” with the new left turn on red trial that began on the Gold Coast yesterday. The three-month trial allows motorists to turn left on… Continue reading

Suggestive billboards “not out to offend anyone”

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The reappearance of sexually suggestive billboards across the Gold Coast has raised concern that the standards for advertising are “out of control”, according to Assistant Minister for Child Safety Rob Molhoek yesterday. The… Continue reading