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If I'd caught you Lyon, we wouldn't feel this Paine

2 hours 10 min ago

When Tim Paine walked onto the Gabba after England opted to bat, it was his chance to make his case. It was also his chance for things to go wrong, writes Geoff Lemon.

Antony Green answers the big questions on election eve

2 hours 25 min ago

How tight is this election likely to be? Will One Nation preferences help Labor or the LNP? Will Annastacia Palaszczuk get a second term as Premier? ABC's election analyst Antony Green gives us his insight into how Saturday's Queensland election will play out.

How are you feeling about polling day?

2 hours 25 min ago

Ask punters on the street what they think of politicians and it's likely you'll be told they're a pack of liars who get nothing done. Larger groups of disconnected voters who feel apathetic, angry and disengaged are found in pockets around Queensland.

Multi-lingual phone service to reduce social isolation among migrants

2 hours 58 min ago

A Gold Coast multi-cultural group is teaming up with Red Cross to start a phone service aimed at reducing social isolation amongst migrants.

Viral school leavers' message a reminder 'grades do not define you'

3 hours 1 min ago

A former Toowoomba student goes viral with an encouraging message about his own low grades and subsequent successful career.

Poignant winning image of children and dog captures aftermath of Cyclone Debbie

3 hours 6 min ago

Three kids, a dog, and the first sight of relief after three days of isolation. That is the subject of a photo which is becoming a symbol of the devastation left by tropical Cyclone Debbie after it took out a national photography award this week.

Australia's first election with real-time donations disclosures. Who's handing out the cheques?

3 hours 20 min ago

Queensland voters are now armed with a new system that reveals political donations in real time. Who's handing out the big cheques?

Drone footage shows alleged illegal logging

Thu, 2017-11-23 19:20
The Wilderness Society vision shows part of the 60 hectares of forest in the Great Barrier Reef Catchment that was allegedly cleared without approval.

Station suspected of illegal land clearing in Great Barrier Reef catchment

Thu, 2017-11-23 19:20

A North Queensland cattle station is accused of illegally logging about 60 hectares of forest in the Great Barrier Reef catchment, an area thought to be home to koalas and other endangered species.

Vince shines but Aussies finish strongly on day one at the Gabba

Thu, 2017-11-23 18:20

James Vince and his fellow English batsmen dominated the first half of day one, but late wickets undid the early work as Australia roared back to take the momentum in the first Ashes Test.

Women's cricket on the rise, say Australian stars Ellyse Perry and Rachael Haynes

Thu, 2017-11-23 17:39

Ellyse Perry and Rachael Haynes say the response to Australia's Women's Ashes success has shown them how much their game has grown in public support.

How to have a sustainable, no waste Christmas

Thu, 2017-11-23 16:45

With a month till Christmas how can you have an environmentally sustainable Christmas?

Queensland Labor's election costings aim to hit wealthy to curb state debt, LNP promises cheaper power

Thu, 2017-11-23 16:41

Labor unveils a Robin Hood-style plan to hike taxes on wealthy landowners, luxury car buyers and interstate online gambling companies to keep a lid on Queensland's nation-leading state debt.

Queensland Labor's election costings aim to hit wealthy to curb state debt

Thu, 2017-11-23 16:41

Labor unveils a Robin Hood-style plan to hike taxes on wealthy landowners, luxury car buyers and interstate online gambling companies to keep a lid on Queensland's nation-leading state debt.

Ambulance crew grants palliative patient's final wish to see beach

Thu, 2017-11-23 16:07

Two Queensland paramedics who went out of their way to fulfil the final wish of a palliative patient and take her to the beach one last time say they're humbled by the worldwide attention as a photo of their good deed goes viral.

'Eye for an eye': Neighbour's dog drowned over chicken coop raid

Thu, 2017-11-23 15:53

A Brisbane man is sentenced to six months' probation for drowning his neighbour's dog Thunder after finding the animal in his backyard chicken coop.

Five generations of women keep geranium alive for 60 years

Thu, 2017-11-23 15:51

An ivy geranium that is at least 60 years old has been cared for by five generations of women in Queensland, and is a treasured part of the family.

The next heated issue we need to talk about

Thu, 2017-11-23 15:36

The tide is turning on euthanasia and same-sex marriage, yet safe, legal abortion remains off-limits for Queensland and NSW. We need to prioritise women's safety, writes Jane Caro.

Rohingya community calls on Australian Government to intervene

Thu, 2017-11-23 15:11

The largest Rohingya community in regional Australia is calling on Canberra to urgently intervene in the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

With fans like these, there's no doubt Test cricket is here to stay

Thu, 2017-11-23 12:53

Traditional cricket is alive and well, judging by the fans teeming into Brisbane's 'Gabba' for Ashes Day 1, writes Catherine McGregor.