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Ipswich council labelled 'outlaw gang' in Parliament, sacking imminent as laws pass

4 hours 38 min ago

Ipswich City Council will be sacked tomorrow, after Queensland Parliament approves a bill giving the Local Government Minister dismissal powers in response to fraud and corruption allegations.

Study aims to develop more comfortable breast prostheses for women

16 hours 15 min ago

Breast Research Australia is trying to design lighter breast prostheses for women who've undergone a mastectomy, after finding they can cause discomfort and prevent women from exercising.

Ekka adopts cattle surveillance for new accommodation facility

Mon, 2018-08-20 14:09

Queensland's peak agricultural show, the Brisbane Exhibition, has started using surveillance cameras for exhibitors to keep an eye on cattle.

Air conditioning contractor dies after falling 7m from vent at university

Mon, 2018-08-20 13:34

A man dies after suffering critical head injuries from a fall at James Cook University campus in far north Queensland.

Smashed plasterboard stops traffic as truck loses load on Brisbane motorway

Mon, 2018-08-20 12:21

A semi-trailer carrying plasterboard on Brisbane's Gateway Motorway crashes into a guard rail, with much of its load smashing onto a road below.

Woman whose husband tried to kill her warns 'don't fob off' domestic violence incidents

Mon, 2018-08-20 11:06

A Sunshine Coast woman whose husband was convicted of trying to kill her has a chilling warning for others in domestic violence situations.

How did a four-year-old boy survive a brown snake bite?

Mon, 2018-08-20 10:43

A four-year-old boy is lucky to survive a brown snake bite on his family's property on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, with medical staff saying not enough venom was injected to cause harm.

Race for the NRL minor premiership the tightest ever

Mon, 2018-08-20 09:35

There is everything to play for in the final two rounds of the NRL regular season, with the entire top eight separated by just four points.

'I hope Prince Harry gets one': RSL women get sewing for Invictus athletes

Mon, 2018-08-20 09:00

Hundreds of handmade laundry bags will be given to athletes competing at the Invictus Games after months of sewing by enthusiastic volunteers from across Queensland.

'Not a good look': Cronulla boss keen to move on after Fifita outburst

Mon, 2018-08-20 08:15

Shane Flanagan says "we'll just get on with it" in the wake of powerful forward Andrew Fifita shouting and pointing aggressively at the Cronulla coaches box during a post-try celebration.

P&Cs Qld's plan for schools to win big from recycled bottles and cans

Mon, 2018-08-20 06:11

P&Cs Queensland says schools could share in "tens of millions" of dollars in extra funding under its proposal to send money earned from recycling directly to state schools.

Inner-Brisbane schools 'bursting at seams' as development booms

Mon, 2018-08-20 05:56

Libraries are being used as classrooms and demountables are being built on ovals. The development boom in inner-Brisbane has caused massive overcrowding problems in local state schools and the government is not keeping up, Queensland's only Greens MP says.

Former soldier on the run from bikies gets refugee status in Canada

Mon, 2018-08-20 05:43

Former Bandidos insider Stevan Utah was an informant for the Australian Crime Commission, but now he has become the country's first known refugee and been given asylum in Canada on the grounds the agency accidentally blew his cover.

Both under the microscope and from space, these organisms are spectacular but they're in trouble

Mon, 2018-08-20 05:00

A relationship formed over 210 million years ago, around the time dinosaurs first appeared on earth, between coral and algae is under strain and it's transforming the Great Barrier Reef.

Drought assistance funding direct to farmers, local councils and businesses

Sun, 2018-08-19 17:23

The Federal Government doubles the cap on low-interest loans to help drought-stricken farmers.

Coles blames IT glitch after stores forced to shut their doors

Sun, 2018-08-19 09:44

"IT problems" which left some Coles stores across the country unable to open their doors on Sunday morning are now fixed, the supermarket giant says.

One of Australia's earliest Vietnamese immigrants goes in search of family history

Sun, 2018-08-19 09:00

Veronica Lam arrived in Darwin by boat in 1977 — more than 40 years later she returns to uncover details of her family history.

Darts is no longer a pub sport, so why is it so popular?

Sun, 2018-08-19 07:47

Darts used to be little more than a pub sport, now players tour the world, playing in packed arenas for big pay cheques. But why has the sport become so popular?

Both a whitefella and a proud Indigenous man: Growing up in 'shades of grey'

Sun, 2018-08-19 07:30

Ever since he was little, Bruce Martin has moved between the remote Indigenous community where his mum lives, and the cities where his dad lives. Their story is "not all black and white" — and it's given him a unique perspective on Australia.

Remote Aussie Rules team hungry for a win and a kangaroo on its 600km trip to game

Sun, 2018-08-19 07:15

The Lake Nash Young Guns Aussie Rules team often play on an empty stomach as they cannot afford to pay for both fuel and food.