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Royal connection drives demand for Queensland teddies and jobs for refugees

5 hours 48 min ago

An association with the Royal Family drives demand for a famous Queensland teddy bear, and creates new job opportunities for refugees.

Broncos outclass Cowboys in Qld derby, Storm get the win over Raiders

6 hours 23 min ago

The Broncos dominate the Cowboys to earn bragging rights in their thriving NRL rivalry, while the Storm celebrate victory over the Raiders in Canberra.

Live: Broncos meet Cowboys in Qld derby, Storm get the win over Raiders

6 hours 23 min ago

The Cowboys and Broncos clash in what promises to be a blockbuster encounter, as the Storm celebrate victory over the Raiders in Canberra. Get live scores, commentary and stats in our ScoreCentre.

Runaway runabout circles out of control as skipper thrown overboard

7 hours 26 min ago

A 24-year-old man vows to always wear a life jacket after a lucky escape from a boating accident off Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Clive Palmer's wife questioned over $180 million loan to Bulgarian company controlled by him

7 hours 48 min ago

Clive Palmer's wife, Anna Palmer, tells the Federal Court in Brisbane she approved a transfer of about $180 million to a Bulgarian company controlled by her husband, but doesn't know what happened to it.

Barba 'unlikely' to return to NRL and keen to get past public nuisance charges

9 hours 58 min ago

Banned NRL player Ben Barba says he wants to get past public nuisance charges that ended his football career, and admits he is unlikely to play again.

'We want to desexualise': Broncos dance squad rebrand revealed

12 hours 48 min ago

From tonight the Brisbane Broncos will no longer have cheerleaders — they'll henceforth be a dance squad, replete with new outfits, in a bid to "desexualise" the female dancers.

BOM's extreme weather desk answers questions about two cyclones looming off Australian coasts

14 hours 39 min ago

Isn't it late for a cyclone? Why two at once? Could they collide? And between Trevor and Veronica, what happened to U? Your questions answered.

Family that has bad luck with pets forges close ties with bone museum

16 hours 24 min ago

The death of a nine-year-old's pet guinea pig seems to have begun a run of bad luck for a family which now has the remains of four pets in the local bone museum.

Julia Creek finally gets daily bread after waiting 27 years for a bakery

17 hours 3 min ago

For the first time in almost three decades, the tiny township of Julia Creek in north-west Queensland can boast a bakery to go with its two general stores, pharmacy, and boutique clothing store.

Aussie intellectually disabled cricket team boosted by elite coaching

Thu, 2019-03-21 20:38

Cricket Australia hopes an increase in elite coaching will improve the performance of its intellectually disabled men's side and attract new players to the sport.

Child dies after being hit by ute at service station

Thu, 2019-03-21 18:45

The Queensland Ambulance Service says CPR was carried out on the three-year-old girl for some time after she was hit at a service station north of Brisbane, but she could not be saved.

Labor's negative gearing changes will force property prices down and rent up, study says

Thu, 2019-03-21 15:54

Labor's rollback of tax breaks for property investors would force property prices down and see landlords jack up rents to recoup their losses, according to SQM Research.

Woman who allegedly abducted 5yo child 'was invited into house'

Thu, 2019-03-21 14:25

Police charge a 24-year-old woman who allegedly took a five-year-old child from a home in Biloela before driving them to a location 100 kilometres away.

Mother jailed in Brisbane for genital mutilation of two daughters

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:50

A woman has become the first person in Queensland to be jailed for the crime of female genital mutilation, after she took her two young daughters to Africa for the procedure.

Mother jailed in Brisbane for genital mutilation of two daughters

Thu, 2019-03-21 12:50

A woman has become the first person in Queensland to be jailed for the crime of female genital mutilation, after she took her two young daughters to Africa for the procedure.

Uniting Church reverend accused of indecently touching girl

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:29

A 73-year-old former Uniting Church reverend is facing five charges for allegedly indecently touching a teenage girl in the 1990s. He was granted bail in a Gold Coast court this morning, to face a committal hearing in April.

Beloved pet pig shot dead by council after being mistaken for feral

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:10

A Queensland family has been left reeling after miniature pig, Delilah, was shot dead by council officers responding to a report of a disturbance at a chicken coop.

Man who twice buried wife's body sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:49

Edmund Ian Riggs is jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife and twice burying her remains to avoid being caught.

Disabled Kylie Minogue fan spends $250 on ticket, but misses hour of show

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:44

A Brisbane mother is calling for a shake-up in disability access for concert-goers after her daughter's experience at the weekend's Kylie Minogue show.