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Inside the life of a veteran cray fisherman on the barrier reef

1 hour 45 min ago

Decades on the reef have left their mark on Lefty, a veteran cray fisherman in far north Queensland, who works at sea for up to nine months of the year.

The life of a cray fisherman on the Great Barrier Reef

1 hour 45 min ago
Cray fisherman Colin 'Lefty' Wright shares rarely seen underwater footage of things he sees daily working on the Great Barrier Reef.

Record-breaking temperatures to hit Queensland

2 hours 4 min ago

Temperatures across the state are set to climb again this week, with parts of Queensland tipped to experience more record-breaking days.

'Several tonnes' of chemicals spilled into Gladstone Harbour

Mon, 2017-09-25 18:44

A vessel berthed at Queensland Alumina Limited's wharf in Gladstone is believed to have spilled several tonnes of caustic soda, Queensland's Environment Department says initial reports show.

Bush kids become 'detectives' to save the environment

Mon, 2017-09-25 18:35

Armed with binoculars, hats and small animal traps, primary school students from the Capricornia School of Distance Education learn how to be 'bush detectives'.

'This is how I die': Woman fears for life after homophobic attack

Mon, 2017-09-25 17:58

A young Brisbane woman who was flying rainbow flags outside her house in support of same-sex marriage has her windows smashed in with rocks in a late-night attack which could be linked to three other incidents nearby.

Michael Morgan is better than me right now, Cooper Cronk says

Mon, 2017-09-25 16:05

Stopping the outrageous run of North Queensland's Michael Morgan is probably impossible, according to his opposite number in Sunday's NRL grand final.

Newlywed credits men's shed with restoring beau's purpose after aneurysm

Mon, 2017-09-25 15:49

A men's shed is normally a place of testosterone and sawdust, but one Queensland shed takes on a feminine touch for a very special event.

Boland: Which fairytale will ring true in this year's NRL grand final?

Mon, 2017-09-25 15:00

Brace yourself for an avalanche of references to fairytales this week, with the Cowboys looking to scale NRL's Everest in beating the Melbourne Storm in a grand final, writes Warren Boland.

Murder accused 'felt like he was possessed' when he caused her death

Mon, 2017-09-25 13:23

The lawyer for Alex Reuben McEwan admits his client caused the death Korean exchange student Eunji Ban, who was found beaten to death in a Brisbane park in 2013, but pleads not guilty based on his mental state at the time, a murder trial hears.

World-first chicken therapy program to help people with Asperger's

Mon, 2017-09-25 12:43

A 10-year-old girl from Bundaberg develops a world-first autism therapy program using chickens.

Preparing migrant families for Australia's natural disasters

Mon, 2017-09-25 12:21

Arabic-speaking mothers and their children take part in a Red Cross workshop to learn how best to prepare for weather emergencies.

Outback school re-lives yesteryear in 50th anniversary celebrations

Mon, 2017-09-25 11:04

A tiny single-teacher school makes it to 50 years, defying fluctuating numbers and distance to become the heartbeat of a community.

New Queensland greyhound tracks draw condemnation

Mon, 2017-09-25 08:11

The Queensland Government is accused of ignoring animal welfare as it moves to invest millions in infrastructure for the greyhound racing industry.

Small-statured pigs have big appeal for breeders and pet owners

Mon, 2017-09-25 07:24

Pint-sized pigs are making a big impression on pet owners with breeders struggling to meet demand.

Sea slug census points to southerly movement from Queensland

Mon, 2017-09-25 06:48

A counting of of sea slugs in the waters off south-east Queensland leads scientists to say climate change could be forcing the marine creatures south.

Why Dustin Martin will win the Brownlow

Mon, 2017-09-25 05:41

The consensus is clear, Tigers star Dustin Martin is set to claim his first Brownlow. But will he or the ineligible Patrick Dangerfield earn more votes?

My son's an 'Aspie!': How world autism expert missed diagnosis close to home

Mon, 2017-09-25 05:04

How did a world expert in autism miss a diagnosis right under his nose? That's the question that Professor Tony Attwood still mulls over and deeply regrets. Now his research has led him to believe people with Asperger's have the ability to solve the world's big problems.

Two men charged over stealing defibrillators at Brisbane shopping centre

Sun, 2017-09-24 19:05
Qld Police have charged two men for stealing defibrillators from Carindale shopping centre in Brisbane's south earlier this month.

Two charged over theft of defibrillators from shopping centre

Sun, 2017-09-24 19:05

Two men are charged with stealing over the theft of two defibrillator machines from a shopping centre in Brisbane last month.