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Researchers on the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland are freezing coral sperm to stop some of the animal species from becoming extinct.
Three men aged in their 20s accused of the weekend bashing murder of a man on Queensland's Sunshine Coast have been remanded in custody.
Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards says police have found video evidence of the bashing he describes as "reasonably comprehensive" in relation to the case against the trio.
A 70-year-old man in far north Queensland has pleaded guilty this morning to interfering with his wife's corpse but not guilty of her murder.
Queensland businessman and Sunshine Coast MP Clive Palmer will today deliver his maiden speech to Federal Parliament.
The hearing into dishonesty charges against the former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has been adjourned until Tuesday morning.
The Suns have suspended Campbell Brown, as the club investigates an incident that left team-mate Steven May with a broken jaw.
Police are investigating a suspected murder-suicide of a married couple on Queensland's Gold Coast.
Australia has assumed the presidency of the G20 and invited Singapore and New Zealand to attend the leaders' summit in Brisbane next year.
Rallies have been held across the country in protest against Queensland's anti-bikie laws.
A man has been charged for stealing a police car while naked on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Three men are to appear in court today charged with the murder of a father of two who was bashed to death on Queensland's Sunshine Coast on the weekend.
The Roar defeated the Glory 1-0 to claim a club record-equalling sixth home win in a row and stay top of the ladder.
The Queensland Labor Party will give branch and union members a say in who leads the party in the State Parliament in a move that mirrors how the British Labour Party elects its leader.
A 45-year-old man has died after being assaulted in Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
Police say he was attacked outside a nightclub in Horton Parade just after 3am.
One man has been arrested and police say four men, all aged in their 20s, are assisting police with their investigation.
A man whose former property in Western Australia is being searched in relation to missing teenager Hayley Dodd is serving a prison sentence for kidnapping and rape.
The ABC has confirmed Francis John Wark lived in the Wheatbelt town of Badgingarra in 1999 when Dodd, then 17, disappeared while hitchhiking.
Police re-focused on the cold case after a significant piece of information led them to Wark's former property.
Wark is now serving a prison term in Queensland for the violent kidnapping and rape of a female hitchhiker in 2007.
Wark has previously been interviewed by detectives on the Dodd case, but police will not comment on whether he is a suspect.
They are still searching his former property, using a ground penetrating radar to try to find human remains.
A political storm over the Government's decision to axe Labor's so-called Gonski school funding is threatening to spill over into next month's meeting between the Prime Minister and state premiers.
Queensland Police say they are using social media to crack down on the dangerous new trend of "rooftopping".
The wife of former Queensland MP Scott Driscoll has been charged with more than a dozen fraud-related offences.
The Suns will investigate the incident that left Steven May with a broken jaw before deciding Campbell Brown's fate.
A-League leaders Brisbane Roar have suffered a double setback before Saturday's clash with Perth at Lang Park.