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Southport Spit ruled out for Gold Coast cruise ship project

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:12

The Queensland Government has ruled out any development on public land on the Southport Spit earmarked for inclusion in a multi-billion-dollar cruise ship project on the Gold Coast.

Phelps adds gold and silver to Pan Pacs haul

Tue, 2014-08-26 09:00

Michael Phelps added gold and silver to his tally at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Southport.

Woman found dead in house on Brisbane's eastside

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:37

A woman has been found dead in her home on Brisbane's eastside, with police declaring the house a crime scene.

Rogue stem cell therapy operators charging thousands for ineffective treatments: researchers

Mon, 2014-08-25 19:23

Rogue operators in Australia and overseas are charging thousands of dollars for ineffectual stem cell treatments, a leading stem cell research group has warned.

Bikies confident over High Court challenge to VLAD laws

Mon, 2014-08-25 19:23

The United Motorcycle Council says its lawyers are still confident of overturning Queensland's VLAD laws despite more states and territories pledging their support for the State Government's anti-bikie measures.

Qld ambulance fleet tracking system goes public

Mon, 2014-08-25 18:58

A system that tracks the number of ambulances on the road at any one time in Queensland has been made public.

Public given access to Qld ambulance fleet tracking

Mon, 2014-08-25 18:58

The number of Queensland ambulances on the road will soon be publicly available.

Brisbane woman fired over anti-coal sign on car

Mon, 2014-08-25 18:05

The Port of Brisbane has banned a security guard for displaying an anti-coal industry sign in her car.

Greek far-right group members to visit Australia

Mon, 2014-08-25 17:03

Members of the European Parliament for the controversial Greek far-right political party Golden Dawn are planning to visit Australia.

IT worker who defrauded ATO of more than $130,000 jailed

Mon, 2014-08-25 13:29

An IT worker who defrauded the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) of more than $130,000 has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Legendary Queensland barrister Cedric Hampson dies

Mon, 2014-08-25 12:19

The law community pays tribute to legendary Queensland barrister Cedric Hampson, who has died aged 81 at his Brisbane home.

Legendary former Qld barrister Cedric Hampson dies

Mon, 2014-08-25 12:19

The law community pays tribute to legendary Queensland barrister Cedric Hampson, who has died aged 81 at his Brisbane home.

Lazarus warns tax hikes would be 'political suicide'

Mon, 2014-08-25 11:42

Palmer United Party Senate leader Glenn Lazarus says it would be "political suicide" for the Government to go ahead with its threat to raise taxes if it cannot get its budget passed.

On Sunday, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann warned that if spending cuts were blocked then "the only alternative to balance the books is to increase taxes".

But Senator Lazarus said the Government needed to propose "better" ways to improve the nation's books as Parliament was set to resume from a five-week break.

"It'd be political suicide for the Abbott Government if they did try to introduce more taxes to the Australian public," he said.

73yo Brisbane woman attempts English Channel record

Mon, 2014-08-25 11:38

A Brisbane woman is preparing to break the record for the oldest person to swim between England and France.

Inquest told fatal Logan fire cause still unknown

Mon, 2014-08-25 11:07

The coronial inquest probing Australia's worst house fire has been told the investigation had not been able to eliminate electricity as the cause of the blaze that killed 11 people.

Girl, 4, dies after car crash that killed mum, siblings

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:57

A four-year-old girl has died in hospital after a fatal crash where her mother and two siblings were killed on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Campbell to undergo shoulder surgery

Mon, 2014-08-25 06:30

Cate Campbell revealed she is willing to risk losing that title in 2015 if it means overcoming a shoulder complaint by the Rio Olympics.

Campbell gets fourth gold, Ledecky smashes record

Sun, 2014-08-24 19:38

Cate Campbell finished the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships with four gold medals as Katie Ledecky claimed another world record.

Shot fired in brawl outside Gold Coast football club

Sun, 2014-08-24 17:09

Police question several men after a shot was fired during a brawl outside a football club on the Gold Coast.

Dragons too strong for Titans in 34-6 win at Kogarah

Sun, 2014-08-24 16:51

St George-Illawarra has scored six tries to one in a 34-6 victory over Gold Coast at Kogarah Oval.