Queensland

Gas Power Generation Not Beneficial than Coal, Says Study

Gas Power Generation Not Beneficial than Coal, Says Study

A new study has been claiming that gas-fired power generation is only like to lead to marginal emission reductions. The same would not prove, in any way, cheaper as compared to coal.

Modelling of the costs has been produced by the Global Change Institute of the University of Queensland along with environmental benefits of moving from coal to gas power generation.

Queensland May Witness Severe Influenza Season

Queensland May Witness Severe Influenza Season

Seeing the pattern of flu, Queensland's chief health officer Dr. Jeannette Young has warned residents that they should get ready to face 2013's flu season.

Call to Set up New Department as Asbestos-Related Ailments See Upsurge

Call to Set up New Department as Asbestos-Related Ailments See Upsurge

An investigation by Queensland Ombudsman Phil Clarke has asserted that there were a large number of flaws in the asbestos regulations of the state. A report regarding the same was presented by him on Thursday in state parliament.

Experts Deny Link Between Coal Seam Gas and Health Problems

Experts Deny Link Between Coal Seam Gas and Health Problems

Following concerns that coal seam gas could be responsible for triggering health problems like headaches, nausea, nosebleeds and rashes among the residents of the Darling Down Towns of Tara, the Queensland Health has initiated an investigation into the issue.

Earthquakes Linked to Gold Deposit Formation: Study

A research conducted by the University of Queensland and Australian National University has revealed a link between earthquakes and formation of gold deposits.

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