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Investigation continues into possible link between pet food and sick cats

Sat, 2017-05-20 12:47

The founders of a US company behind a canned cat food brand removed from sale in Australia, after owners reported their pets becoming sick after consumption, issue a video message to "families in distress" as testing into a possible link continues.

Olympic torch collection goes on public display

Sat, 2017-05-20 11:15

A Queensland man with one of every Summer Olympic Games torch since the 1936 competition in Berlin is putting his collection on display to the public on the Gold Coast.

A new 'unofficial' world record of 25 dogs on a paddle board is set in Queensland

Sat, 2017-05-20 10:04
An ambitious surfer has broken the unofficial world record for most dogs on a paddle board, after he managed to herd 25 wet mutts onto his 17-foot craft.

Woodford Folk Festival stems attendance to achieve sustainability

Sat, 2017-05-20 09:23

Organisers of the Woodford Folk Festival say its local infrastructure cannot continue to cope with its growing crowds, so have embarked on controls to reach sustainability.

Pack of pooches paddle 'unofficially' break world record

Sat, 2017-05-20 07:47

It took 25 dogs, a former world champion tandem surfer and an oversize stand up paddle board to break a rather peculiar world record, although it has not been officially recognised by world record keepers.

Pack of pooches paddle into new world record

Sat, 2017-05-20 07:47

It took 25 dogs, a former world champion tandem surfer and an oversize stand up paddle board to break a rather peculiar world record.

Johnathan Thurston signs for one more Cowboys season

Fri, 2017-05-19 22:51

Johnathan Thurston is set to finish his NRL career with the North Queensland Cowboys after he signs a one-year contract extension.

Queensland sticks with train manufacturer despite delays, issues

Fri, 2017-05-19 20:56

The Queensland Government rules out switching suppliers for its problem-plagued multi-billion-dollar new train fleet amid concerns about the same manufacturer on overseas projects.

Broncos thrash Tigers, Dragons down Warriors

Fri, 2017-05-19 17:44

The Broncos keep the Tigers scoreless in a 36-0 thrashing, while the Dragons celebrate a 30-14 win over the Warriors in New Zealand. Look back at all the scores and stats that mattered with our ScoreCentre.

4G small cells set to connect Queensland mobile blackspots

Fri, 2017-05-19 15:54

New 4G small cell towers are the latest move to address mobile blackspots in regional Queensland.

Repairing wool industry a focus of Qld sheep show

Fri, 2017-05-19 15:47

Queensland's best Merino sheep genetics are on show this weekend as the state aims to repair its wool industry.

Biosecurity fears over Argentinian peanut imports

Fri, 2017-05-19 15:02

Australian peanut growers fear their industry is next in line to be devastated by a biosecurity breach, amid a peanut smut outbreak in Argentina.

Adventurer ends 3,700km paddleboard trek down Murray-Darling

Fri, 2017-05-19 13:42

A young Victorian paddleboarder ends his charity trek from Queensland to South Australia, overcoming drought, dodging swimming emus and performing some animal rescues along the way.

Red Centre cattle sale marks first of year in the NT

Fri, 2017-05-19 12:48

More than 3,800 head of cattle came to the Alice Springs Bohning Yards in Central Australia, attracting east coast and southern buyers hoping to get their hands on Red Centre beef.

Police 'not responsible' for Brisbane chef's death after he cooked girlfriend

Fri, 2017-05-19 12:38

The suicide of a Brisbane chef who stabbed his girlfriend in the neck during an argument and boiled her dismembered body could not have been prevented by police who gave chase, Queensland coroner Terry Ryan rules.

High-tech earrings, anklets game changer for diabetes, incontinence

Fri, 2017-05-19 12:27

Australian innovations that will allow people to monitor their blood sugar levels through a pair of fashionable earrings and control incontinence using a pulsating anklet have caught the attention of international venture capitalists.

Mine rehabilitation should be progressive, not left as one big job

Fri, 2017-05-19 11:12

Environmental groups are urging the Queensland Government not to be "bullied" by the resources industry in a bid to fix a $10-billion legacy of mine rehabilitation.

Ebenezer's abandoned mine on the outskirts of Ipswich

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:20
The Queensland Government is proposing changes to mine rehabilitation to ensure financial assurance for rehab work. There are currently 3,000 abandoned mines and taxpayers have to pay for the bulk of the rehab work. Video: Lock the Gate

Supportive home town instrumental to regional band Pandamic's success

Fri, 2017-05-19 09:30

A band from a town better known for beef than beats has caught the eye of a record label and has landed a national tour, and Pandamic credits a supportive hometown music community for its success.

Koalas could soon be wiped out in areas of Qld, NSW: WWF Australia

Fri, 2017-05-19 09:12

Koalas are under threat of being wiped out in parts of Queensland and New South Wales, says conservation group WWF Australia, blaming land clearing for rapidly destroying the mammals' bush habitats.