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Newman government 'killed off' profitable climate change firm

Mon, 2017-02-20 05:09

The ABC obtains a raft of Cabinet briefing documents prepared for the Newman government's razor gang showing it axed Ecofund despite being told it was a "profitable, cash flow positive and standalone entity".

Is year 12 actually worth it?

Mon, 2017-02-20 05:05

Is year 12 really worth all the stress, and does it prepare you for the real world? Students who self-documented their entire final year for the ABC give their verdicts.

Missing money from your Suncorp Bank account? You're not alone

Sun, 2017-02-19 15:24

An overnight issue with Suncorp Bank's systems causes some accounts to appear anywhere between $15 and $1,400 overdrawn.

Young girl reported missing found safe and well

Sun, 2017-02-19 14:33

A nine-year-old girl missing from north of Brisbane since this morning, sparking an Amber Alert from Queensland police, is found safe and well.

Search for missing girl north of Brisbane intensifies

Sun, 2017-02-19 14:33

Residents of Bellmere, north of Brisbane, are being asked to check their yards and surroundings for a missing nine-year-old girl who was last seen this morning.

Spearfisher has leg amputated after shark attack

Sun, 2017-02-19 10:59

A Queensland man who was bitten on the leg by a shark on Saturday has had the limb amputated and remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Free meningococcal vaccine to be available for Queensland teens

Sun, 2017-02-19 10:40

Johaan Kaa, who lost both his legs and arms to meningococcal in 2014, hopes Queensland parents will take up a new $6-million State Government program to provide free vaccines to all 15 to 19-year-olds.

Tonnes of watermelons smashed, eaten in Queensland festival

Sun, 2017-02-19 09:22

More than 20 tonnes of watermelon are smashed all in the name of fun and games as part of the Chinchilla Melon Festival on Queensland's Western Downs this weekend.

1937 Stinson crash rescuer 'didn't see himself as a hero'

Sun, 2017-02-19 08:27

The man who rescued survivors of the Stinson plane crash in Lamington National Park 80 years ago never felt like a hero.

Bee-friendly bio insecticide secures funding to remain in Australia

Sun, 2017-02-19 07:08

A regional Australian company behind a game-changing bio insecticide that is safe for bees and other beneficial insects secures funding to ensure its production remains on home soil.

Shark attack victim Glenn Dickson arrives at Cairns Hospital for treatment

Sat, 2017-02-18 15:38
The friends of a man who was bitten multiple times on the leg by a shark in waters off far north Queensland saved his life with their rapid first aid response, paramedics say.

Queensland Symphony Orchestra snares talents of Alondra de la Parra

Sat, 2017-02-18 15:12

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra snares the talents of one of the world's most acclaimed conductors, Alondra de la Parra.

Lions beat Collingwood; GWS and Freo play out AFL Women's first-ever draw

Sat, 2017-02-18 14:11

The Brisbane Lions make it three from three with a win over Collingwood while GWS and Fremantle play out the first ever AFL Women's draw.

Four men face 650 charges over ice and cocaine bust

Sat, 2017-02-18 13:44

A mortgage broker and a property developer are among the four men charged with more than 650 offences over an alleged Hells Angels-linked cocaine and ice operation on the Gold Coast.

Jeff Horn took up boxing as a way to deal with school bullying

Sat, 2017-02-18 11:48
Jeff Horn took up boxing as a way to deal with school bullying. Now he's on the verge of facing all-time great Manny Pacquiao for the WBO world welterweight title in Brisbane.

Teen critically injured in shark attack

Sat, 2017-02-18 11:05

A teenager is in a critical condition, suffering from severe blood loss and multiple bites to his leg, after being attacked by a shark while spearfishing off Hinchinbrook Island in far north Queensland.

Friends' first aid treatment saves man bitten by shark

Sat, 2017-02-18 11:05

The friends of a man who was bitten multiple times on the leg by a shark while spearfishing off Hinchinbrook Island in far north Queensland saved his life with their rapid first aid response, paramedics say.

Jeff Horn's mum tried to talk Brisbane title contender out of boxing

Sat, 2017-02-18 08:31

Jeff Horn's mother Leasa Dykstra says she never wanted him to become a boxer and tried to talk him out of it, yet Horn has become the great hope of Australian boxing and aiming to take on welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao.

Dance brings clarity and rejuvenation to people with dementia

Fri, 2017-02-17 18:52

Dancing is proving to be an effective way to refocus the minds of people with Alzheimer's and dementia, instructors say.

Hanson and Dickson asked to move press conference

Fri, 2017-02-17 17:00
Pauline Hanson and her One Nation colleagues are asked to move their press conference from private property, February 17, 2017.