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LNP MP Steve Dickson defects to One Nation

Fri, 2017-01-13 12:10
LNP MP Steve Dickson defects to Pauline Hanson's One Nation, with the move giving the party a seat in Queensland's hung parliament.

One Nation candidate Peter Rogers offers to resign, denies making blog post

Fri, 2017-01-13 11:45

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is yet to decide whether to accept the resignation of a Queensland candidate whose blog contained a post claiming the death of a Syrian refugee, along with Tasmania's Port Arthur massacre, were fabricated.

High-tech jobs and a 3D printing future emerge from recycling push

Fri, 2017-01-13 11:21

A north Queensland recycling centre is setting the pace for the training of future tech employment by simply reincarnating short-lived IT device rubbish and a dream to begin production of 3D printers.

One Nation gains seat in hung parliament as LNP MP defects

Fri, 2017-01-13 11:06

LNP MP Steve Dickson defects to Pauline Hanson's One Nation, with the move giving the party a seat in Queensland's hung parliament.

Appeal of dressing up still strong for Gabba cricket mates

Fri, 2017-01-13 11:02

Meet a group of 160 friends who travel to the Gabba each year dressed as different characters to celebrate cricket and friendship.

AFL draft 'life-changing' for 18yo Gold Coast Suns rookie

Fri, 2017-01-13 10:25

In the seven weeks since the Gold Coast Suns picked Ben Ainsworth in the AFL national draft his life has changed dramatically.

Internet dating to blame for rise in STIs, doctor says

Fri, 2017-01-13 06:25

The number of Queenslanders treated for sexually transmitted infections is on the rise, with one doctor saying quick internet dating is leading to patients presenting who have had four to 10 partners in one day.

One Nation candidate's blog claims drowned refugee photo, Port Arthur massacre fake

Thu, 2017-01-12 19:43

A blog post on the website of One Nation candidate Peter Rogers says images of a three-year-old Syrian refugee washed up on a beach in 2015, along with Tasmania's Port Arthur massacre, were fabricated.

Folau wants to wear maroon in rugby Origin

Thu, 2017-01-12 18:17

Israel Folau says he will wear Queensland maroon - not NSW blue - if a rugby union version of State of Origin gets off the ground later this year.

Canadian tourists have helped unearth a 100 million-year-old marine fossil.

Thu, 2017-01-12 16:24
Canadian tourists have helped unearth a 100 million-year-old marine fossil in outback Queensland. Scientists say the fossil is extremely rare.

Innovation and ingenuity helps farmers with a disability get back to work

Thu, 2017-01-12 15:56

Australian farmers with a disability are being encouraged to connect with their peers to aid their return to work, but their support services are struggling to find funding.

Sea turtles use sunrise to set their internal compass, researchers say

Thu, 2017-01-12 15:54

Sea turtles have a remarkable ability to find their way home, and new research from James Cook University has partly revealed their secret.

Dr Takahiro Shimada from JCU dives on a turtle in waters off Gladstone to tag and attach a transmitter to it.

Thu, 2017-01-12 15:54
Dr Takahiro Shimada from JCU dives on a turtle in waters off Gladstone to tag and attach a transmitter to it.

Rare lizardfish fossil unearthed in outback Queensland

Thu, 2017-01-12 15:00

A rare fossilised lizardfish, never before seen in Australia, is unearthed outside Richmond in outback Queensland.

Bus involved in fatal Moorooka attack to be destroyed

Thu, 2017-01-12 14:04

The bus which was torched during an attack that claimed the life of driver Manmeet Alisher will be destroyed, the Brisbane City Council says.

McCullum suspended for BBL slow over rate against Scorchers

Thu, 2017-01-12 12:52

Brisbane Heat lose captain Brendon McCullum to a one-match suspension because of a slow over rate in Wednesday's Big Bash League loss to Perth Scorchers.

How old flood records could help predict the next big wet

Thu, 2017-01-12 12:46

A team of researchers study the past to help predict future flooding events in south-east Queensland.

Very hungry crocodile seeks to snap up old chooks

Thu, 2017-01-12 12:07

After nearly a year in captivity, a crocodile removed from Townsville's Strand is revealing his true appetite and some of the mysteries of his life in the wild.

Cairns constable pleads guilty to high-range drink driving

Thu, 2017-01-12 11:54

A Cairns police constable has been fined and convicted after being caught driving at more than three times the legal limit.

Chris Lynn a confirmed starter for first ODI against Pakistan

Thu, 2017-01-12 11:11

Big Bash League superstar Chris Lynn will make his one-day international debut in the opening match against Pakistan on Friday.