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Detectives seek cyclist spotted after woman's shooting death

Sat, 2019-02-16 11:37

Brisbane detectives want to speak to this cyclist seen outside Woodridge railway station shortly after Megan Kirley was shot dead in the nearby Brisbane suburb of Karawatha.

Volunteers work around the clock to help flood-hit graziers

Sat, 2019-02-16 09:59

A volunteer army helps the fight to save surviving cattle amid north-west Queensland's flood devastation.

Sustainable jean company stays true to roots despite royal exposure

Sat, 2019-02-16 09:00

The designers behind a pair of ethically sourced jeans worn by the Duchess of Sussex during her Australian visit last year double their staff to meet global demand.

'Climate-change refugees' quit mainland farming in search of greener pastures in Tasmania

Sat, 2019-02-16 05:25

Farmers from drought-struck Queensland and Victoria are quitting mainland Australia and moving to the more stable, wetter climate in Tasmania.

North Queensland's record-breaking rainfall event was officially 'exceptional'

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:33

The Bureau of Meteorology releases a special climate statement, due to north Queensland's big rain, officially calling the event "exceptional".

Dirty flood water heads out to Queensland's reef

Fri, 2019-02-15 16:12
NASA's satellite images show flood water heading off Queensland's coast.

Gold Coast students released from hospital after school overdose incident

Fri, 2019-02-15 15:23

Four teenage students from Southport State High School are released from hospital after overdosing on what authorities believe was prescription medication on Friday morning.

School students overdose on Gold Coast

Fri, 2019-02-15 15:23

Four teenage girls are taken to hospital in a stable condition after overdosing on what is believed to be prescription drugs at their Gold Coast school this morning.

A derailed freight train spilled lead and zinc into floodwaters

Fri, 2019-02-15 15:20
The train has been stuck since floodwaters inundated the region near Julia Creek.

Drone vision of the Townsville flood clean up

Fri, 2019-02-15 14:27
Aerial footage supplied Queensland Fire and Emergency Service of Townsville residents continuing to clear flood-damaged belongings.

PM tells Queensland graziers flood devastation will take years to repair

Fri, 2019-02-15 14:27

Parts of flood-ravaged Queensland will take years to rebuild, Scott Morrison warns during a visit to a Cloncurry property overcome with rotting carcasses, while the state's Deputy Premier declares all insurance claims will be assessed.

Enough salt to fill a house saves Townsville aquarium from 'impending disaster'

Fri, 2019-02-15 11:28

If it had not been for a team of fast-moving staff and enough salt to 'fill a small house', the unprecedented floods in North Queensland would have destroyed the world's largest living coral exhibition.

Former Ipswich City Council CEO who took bribes sentenced to five years in jail

Fri, 2019-02-15 10:41

Former Ipswich City Council CEO Carl Wulff is sentenced to five years in prison after accepting bribes worth more than $240,000.

'Heartbreaking' decision to dump flood-damaged toy library

Fri, 2019-02-15 08:31
Australia's Best Large Toy Library has been hit hard by the Townsville floods and has to dump all of its stock as the city grapples with a massive clean-up operation.

Meat contaminated with potentially 'catastrophic' foot-and-mouth disease seized at airports

Fri, 2019-02-15 07:54

A disease that could potentially wipe out Australia's multi-billion-dollar livestock industry has been detected at Australian airports.

Meat contaminated with potentially 'catastrophic' foot-and-mouth disease seized at airports

Fri, 2019-02-15 07:54

A disease that could potentially wipe out Australia's multi-billion-dollar livestock industry has been detected at Australian airports.

Flood-affected families 'dragging dead roos and cows' offered support for children

Fri, 2019-02-15 06:52

Children in western Queensland are offered support as their parents begin to cope with the shock of losing cattle following widespread flooding in north Queensland.

Soldier charged over alleged rape of 16yo in army barracks

Fri, 2019-02-15 06:50

The 24-year-old soldier is accused of raping the 16-year-old who police say was smuggled past security at Brisbane's Gallipoli Barracks in the boot of a car.

Solider charged over alleged rape of 16yo in army barracks

Fri, 2019-02-15 06:50

The 24-year-old soldier is accused of raping the 16-year-old who police say was smuggled past security at Brisbane's Gallipoli Barracks in the boot of a car.

Is it time to cut foreign aid to help our own?

Fri, 2019-02-15 06:00

Some posts and memes on social media want foreign aid cut until Australians get back on their feet after natural disasters. But is this too simplistic?