It is the tropical tourist paradise at the top of Queensland that has continued to suffer well past the state’s coronavirus lockdown period.
The Hardwick family has been told to vacate sheds on their north Queensland property for the second time in less than 30 years to make way for upgrades to the Bruce Highway.
Last year locals and climate change activists clashed on the streets of the small mining town of Clermont. This weekend, weeks before Queensland votes, another rally has taken place.
Almost 500 Queensland state school staff claimed compensation for occupational violence last financial year, but the teachers’ union says that’s just the tip of the iceberg.