ABC News: Top Stories
A man accused of taking part in a plot to flee Australia by boat to fight with the Islamic State group is refused bail in Melbourne.
On a yellow, fluorescent court in Mackay, a sporting team has forged a friendship so close, they call themselves family.
The Mackay Machines wheelchair basketball team says the sport has forged friendships with people from ages 12 to 60.
A tea plantation is part of the landscape in the World Heritage-listed Daintree rainforest.
Despite improved market access, Australian beef and live cattle exports to Indonesia are under threat from imports of cheap Indian buffalo meat.
The Pokemon Go concept has arrived on farm in a new augmented reality app.
Queensland researchers say the current population of humpback whales is the highest ever recorded and they are concerned at the rapid rate at which the species is increasing.
Queensland police digging up the backyard of Tiahleigh Palmer's foster family unearth light-coloured material as they search for the 12-year-old's school uniform and backpack.
Police excavating the "primary crime scene" in the Tiahleigh Palmer murder investigation unearth light-coloured fabric on the same day as the schoolgirl's tearful mother speaks out for the first time since the accused killer was charged.
A team of dancers from an aged care facility, including four from the high care dementia unit, prepare to perform at central Queensland's largest dance festival.
A group of volunteers helping improve a hospital in a remote part of Vanuatu discovers an unsettling link to Australia's cane-farming history.
The Palmer United Party applies to have its registration cancelled in Queensland, three years after forming.
Chris Bloomfield, the alleged Hells Angles bikie who was filmed partying with Gold Coast Titans player Jarryd Hayne last week, pleads guilty to breaching his bail conditions.
Former Gold Coast Titans player Joe Vickery is fined $1,000 and ordered to undertake 120 hours of community service after pleading guilty to buying cocaine six times in 2014.
A group of nurses in Brisbane have started an Instagram account posting photos of a toy poo in iconic places throughout the world.
A group of female Bhutanese refugees use the world game to integrate into Australian life.
A Sunshine Coast man who hires out goats as weed busters urges more people to consider getting a living lawn mower.
Queensland police are excavating the rural property of the foster family that Tiahleigh Palmer lived with when she was allegedly murdered 11 months ago.