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Man accused of helping 'tinnie terrorist' plot refused bail

Fri, 2016-09-23 17:43

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.

Wheelchair basketball forging new, but familiar friendships

Fri, 2016-09-23 17:33

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.

Fri, 2016-09-23 17:33
The Mackay Machines wheelchair basketball team says the sport brings people from all backgrounds and all disabilities together, and has forged friendships with people from ages 12 to sixty.

Tea plantation part of the scenery in the Daintree rainforest

Fri, 2016-09-23 16:45

A tea plantation is part of the landscape in the World Heritage-listed Daintree rainforest.

Beef and live cattle exports to Indonesia face challenges from Indian buffalo imports

Fri, 2016-09-23 15:59

Despite improved market access, Australian beef and live cattle exports to Indonesia are under threat from imports of cheap Indian buffalo meat.

Tiahleigh Palmer's mother speaks for first time since charges laid against foster family

Fri, 2016-09-23 15:52
The mother of slain 12-year-old Tiahleigh Palmer speaks out for the first time since her daughter's accused killer was charged, saying she won't let her death be in vain.

Augmented reality finding new fans on Queensland farms

Fri, 2016-09-23 15:41

The Pokemon Go concept has arrived on farm in a new augmented reality app.

Humpback whale population increasing 'like crazy'

Fri, 2016-09-23 14:58

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.

Police unearth material in hunt for Tiahleigh's school uniform

Fri, 2016-09-23 13:57

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 unearth fabric in Tiahleigh Palmer property excavation

Fri, 2016-09-23 13:57

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.

Passenger films a Jetstar plane making an 'emergency' landing

Fri, 2016-09-23 13:04
A passenger films a Jetstar plane making an 'emergency' landing in Brisbane.

Dancers with dementia take to the stage

Fri, 2016-09-23 12:54

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.

Trip to Vanuatu discovers link to sugar industry's kanaka past

Fri, 2016-09-23 12:53

A group of volunteers helping improve a hospital in a remote part of Vanuatu discovers an unsettling link to Australia's cane-farming history.

Palmer United Party applies to be deregistered in Queensland

Fri, 2016-09-23 11:43

The Palmer United Party applies to have its registration cancelled in Queensland, three years after forming.

Alleged bikie filmed with Hayne pleads guilty to breaching bail

Fri, 2016-09-23 11:37

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 NRL player sentenced over 2014 cocaine possession

Fri, 2016-09-23 11:22

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.

Nurses create Instagram account to stop poo being taboo

Fri, 2016-09-23 10:52

A group of nurses in Brisbane have started an Instagram account posting photos of a toy poo in iconic places throughout the world.

Football makes integration easier for Bhutanese refugees

Fri, 2016-09-23 10:35

A group of female Bhutanese refugees use the world game to integrate into Australian life.

Living lawnmowers best for weed management, expert says

Fri, 2016-09-23 09:36

A Sunshine Coast man who hires out goats as weed busters urges more people to consider getting a living lawn mower.

Detectives dig for clues in Tiahleigh's foster home backyard

Fri, 2016-09-23 06:46

Queensland police are excavating the rural property of the foster family that Tiahleigh Palmer lived with when she was allegedly murdered 11 months ago.