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A baby born to an asylum seeker in Brisbane is not entitled to apply for a protection visa, a Federal Circuit Court judge has ruled.
Ferouz Myuddin, now 11 months old, was born prematurely in Brisbane's Mater Hospital at South Brisbane in November 2013 after his mother was transferred from the detention centre on Nauru due to concerns about her pregnancy.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison had denied him a protection visa, saying he was an unauthorised maritime arrival.
Lawyers for the baby challenged the ruling in the Federal Court, but that was dismissed by Justice Michael Jarrett in Brisbane on Wednesday afternoon.
Up to a dozen people have been arrested in police raids on two caravan parks in Brisbane's north in an operation targeting ongoing criminal behaviour at the locations.
A Defence Force report into the murder of three Australian soldiers by a rogue member of the Afghan military did not tell the families of the dead men what they needed to know, a platoon sergeant says.
A Queensland solar company says they have more than $100 million worth of projects on hold due to policy uncertainty from the state and federal governments.
The family of a former Brisbane City Council worker killed after travelling to fight for the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria is in shock, the Islamic Council of Queensland says.
Queensland MP Bruce Flegg suffered depression and public abuse after he was allegedly defamed by his former media adviser, a Brisbane court has heard.
A former Pentecostal pastor at a Sunshine Coast church cannot accept that a former youth leader who married his daughter is a paedophile, an inquiry has heard.
Collingwood's Dayne Beams has been traded to Brisbane for two picks and Jack Crisp, sparking a five-way deal.
Convicted sex offenders in the Northern Territory will soon have their name, image, physical description and whereabouts posted on a government website.
Legislation announced today has been named Daniel's Law after Queensland teenager Daniel Morcombe, who was murdered in 2003 by a convicted sex offender on parole.
Although details have not been finalised, it was believed all of the information published about a sex offender would be publicly accessible.
The NT Criminal Lawyers Association slammed the idea, saying naming and shaming made it harder for offenders to rehabilitate without making anyone safer.
NT Attorney-General John Elferink said it would be the first website of its kind in Australia.
Treasurer Tim Nicholls is "the Kevin Rudd" of the Liberal National Party (LNP) who is undermining Premier Campbell Newman, the Queensland Police Union (QPU) president says.
The comment came after the QPU journal reported that several State Government backbenchers were looking to quit the LNP ahead of the state election and had approached the union for support to run as independents.
QPU president Ian Leavers said the backbenchers were also concerned about Mr Nicholls knocking back funding to the police.
"Tim Nicholls is nothing more than the Kevin Rudd of the LNP ... who seems to be undermining the Premier and police at every turn," he said.
Some Queensland Government backbenchers are looking to quit the Liberal National Party (LNP) ahead of the state election, according to the Queensland Police Union (QPU).
The latest police union journal has reported that several State Government backbenchers had approached them for support to run as independents at next year's election.
Union vice-president Shayne Maxwell told 612 ABC Brisbane he had spoken to six MPs from the LNP seeking union endorsement, but he refused to name them.
Senior Sergeant Maxwell said the MPs he had spoken to shared "the same concerns that we have".
But Premier Campbell Newman said it was not true and labelled the comments "a bit of mischief".
A family reported missing from the New South Wales Hunter Valley has been found after they were allegedly involved in a car crash in Queensland.
Matthew Sim's four-goal haul helped the Mariners to a 5-0 victory over Palm Beach Sharks in the FFA Cup quarter-finals.
Queensland moved to the top of the domestic one-day cup ladder at the expense of New South Wales with an emphatic 116-run defeat of Victoria.
Queensland jockey Carly-Mae Pye has died from injuries she suffered in a fall during a jump out at Callaghan Park in Rockhampton on Monday.
She had been in an induced coma in Rockhampton hospital with critical head and chest injuries.
Racing Queensland chief executive Darren Condon said Pye received the best possible treatment but was unable to recover from her injuries.
Queensland's Attorney-General has appealed the "manifestly inadequate" sentence given to a 21-year-old woman who assaulted a partly-blind man on a Gold Coast bus.
Christian Leali'ifano says the resignation of Wallabies staffer Di Patston is "like losing a mother".
A woman in far north Queensland has become the second person in the state to die from a multi-drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis.
A coroner investigating the deaths of three Australian soldiers shot by a rogue Afghan in 2012 was having trouble accessing relevant information from the Australian Defence Force, an inquest in Brisbane heard.
A security guard who kept his cool as he was being racially abused on a Brisbane train is not riled by the incident and says he does not need an apology.