After an outage affecting eftpos and ATMs dragged on across most states this weekend, Telstra says the issue has finally been resolved, and has announced it will discuss compensation with its business customers on a "case-by-case basis".
Queensland transport bosses will appeal a decision by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal to allow a Cairns man convicted of armed robbery and an historical sex offence, from obtaining a permit to drive a taxi or an Uber. Nakhle El Hayek, 38, who was released from prison 10 years ago, was approved to receive his driver authorisation in a QCAT ruling on September 5.
Queenslanders could soon have the option to store their driver licences digitally on their mobile devices. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the Palaszczuk Government is well on the way in the development of digital IDs. “This initiative aligns with the community’s growing preference to have a digital option for how they manage their affairs, including government transactions,” Mr Bailey said.