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Federal Court upholds parts of Palm Island racial discrimination lawsuit

Mon, 2016-12-05 13:31

An Indigenous activist wins parts of his class action suit against the Queensland Government and Queensland Police Service over their handling of the 2004 riots on Palm Island.

Below-average mango crop means consumers will pay more for most popular varieties

Mon, 2016-12-05 13:25

The popular Kensington Pride variety will be in short supply, but consumers will still be able to get their summer mango fix.

Queensland avocado farm the first acquisition of Costa and Macquarie joint venture

Mon, 2016-12-05 12:57

A Queensland avocado farm becomes the first acquisition by a new joint venture between the Costa Group and Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management.

Meet the refugees running Australia's Spice Exchange

Mon, 2016-12-05 12:03

Social enterprise the Spice Exchange helps refugee and migrant women gain employment and foster community spirit through cooking.

Townsville HQ for Adani's Carmichael coal mine

Mon, 2016-12-05 12:01

Townsville will be the regional headquarters of Adani's newly approved $22-billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin.

Woman presents to police over Gold Coast shooting

Mon, 2016-12-05 11:42

A woman linked to a fatal shooting on the Gold Coast has presented to police and been charged with a motor vehicle offence.

Biological stocktake conducted on Fraser Island

Mon, 2016-12-05 10:57

Scientists from across the country carry out the biggest biological stocktake ever completed on Fraser Island.

Community unites to provide care packages to PNG treaty villages

Mon, 2016-12-05 10:44

A community linen drive provides more than 18 cubic metres of linen to villagers in some of PNG's most remote areas.

Woollen sports shoes drive market up

Mon, 2016-12-05 10:24

Fashion companies experimenting with wool has helped drive prices to their highest levels in five years.

Storm warning text issued after cells hit Brisbane

Mon, 2016-12-05 08:55

Text messages that are supposed to warn Brisbane residents of incoming destructive storms were sent out too late on Saturday due to a technical fault.

Poetry enthusiast approaches a century of recital

Mon, 2016-12-05 07:18

For many of us, the passing of time is marked by photographs, families, and world events, but for 99-year-old Bill Bruce, time is measured in prose.

Harold Varner storms home to win Australian PGA

Sun, 2016-12-04 15:58

US golfer Harold Varner III powers home with a wet sail to win the Australian PGA Championship, while drawcard Adam Scott finished third.

Queensland gets reprieve from stormy weather after night of destruction

Sun, 2016-12-04 14:31

Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.

More storms expected in south-east after night of destruction

Sun, 2016-12-04 14:31

Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.

Logan charities take over car park to help the homeless

Sun, 2016-12-04 14:24
Every Wednesday and Friday night at 7:00pm, an unusual grouping of Christians, Muslims, doctors and award-winning laundromat operators turn a car park at Woodridge, south of Brisbane into a one-stop shop for those experiencing difficult lives.

Logan car park transforms into buzzing restaurant, hospital

Sun, 2016-12-04 14:24

An unusual grouping of Christians, Muslims, doctors and award-winning laundromat operators are turning a car park by a busy roadside at Logan into a one-stop shop for those experiencing difficult lives.

Speaker probes claim Billy Gordon not paying child support

Sun, 2016-12-04 11:07

Claims that controversial Queensland MP Billy Gordon is not paying child support and misled Parliament are being investigated by the Speaker, however the member for Cook maintains he is meeting obligations.

Woman bitten by spider at 'Candyman' mansion party

Sun, 2016-12-04 09:47

Paramedics are called several times to a party hosted by self-proclaimed Gold Coast playboy Travers Beynon, with complaints ranging from possible drug or alcohol related problems to cuts from a broken window and white-tailed spider bite.

Outback hairdressers clock up the kilometres for clients

Sun, 2016-12-04 06:20

Two women providing in-demand hairdressing services in far north Queensland take a 1,600km road trip every six weeks, working in halls, beer gardens and by the side of the road.

Melbourne City limps to 1-1 A-League draw with Brisbane Roar

Sat, 2016-12-03 21:35

An under-strength Melbourne City pay the price for their FFA Cup exertions, limping to a 1-1 A-League draw with Brisbane Roar.