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Live: Can the Lions take down the Pies at the Gabba?

Thu, 2019-04-18 19:02

The Brisbane Lions are in the top four after a big start to 2019. Can they stay there by knocking off Collingwood at a packed Gabba? Follow our live ScoreCentre.

Sharing the gift of 'I'm here': 'Cuddle beds' bringing comfort at the end of life

Thu, 2019-04-18 16:10

Terminal cancer patient Josephine Collins says she is content as she lies on an oversized "cuddle bed", surrounded by her daughters and granddaughter in the Robina Hospital's palliative care ward on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Gold Coast corruption probe clears Mayor and council

Thu, 2019-04-18 15:52

Queensland's corruption watchdog has cleared Gold Coast City Council Mayor Tom Tate and other members of the council over alleged conflicts of interest over property developments.

Justice David Jackson sentences Queensland man to life over strangulation

Thu, 2019-04-18 12:05
Robert Graham Thomas has been sentenced to 20 years for strangling a Brisbane woman he was seeing, before stealing her bank cards and attempting to cover his tracks.

Greg Dowling's infamous fight with Kiwi Kevin Tamati in 1985

Thu, 2019-04-18 11:40
Match vision of a brawl between the two rugby league players after they were sin binned during a 1985 test.

Mr Palmer is asked if he's not running in Herbert because he's unpopular in Townsville

Thu, 2019-04-18 11:09
Clive Palmer says he's 'always been unpopular' as he announces his bid for a senate seat.

Why future Wallabies players are being coached by former All Blacks

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:44

A former international rugby coach says Australian Rugby needs to do more to support future Wallabies players at the school-age level.

Phone-sized device could allow depressed people to treat themselves at home

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:42

Researchers say a hand-held device that sufferers of depression can take home and use themselves has the power to dramatically improve people's moods.

Killer sentenced to life for strangling woman, stealing her money

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:42

Robert Graham Thomas is sentenced to life in prison for strangling a Brisbane woman he was seeing, before stealing her bank cards and attempting to cover his tracks.

Compelled by faith: Doctor relocates young family from Toowoomba to help PNG neighbours

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:28

A Toowoomba paediatrician moves his young family to the highlands of Papua New Guinea as a practical expression of his faith.

Clive Palmer to run for the Senate, drafts ex-NRL star for seat of Herbert

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:23

Billionaire businessman and former federal MP Clive Palmer abandons his plan to contest the country's most marginal seat, instead throwing himself into the race for the Senate.

Our southern farmers could really use a break, literally

Thu, 2019-04-18 07:00

The first good rainfall that traditionally triggers the southern cropping season is known as the autumn break. We usually expect it by around Anzac Day, but for the past few years the skies have refused to open.

Iconic bookstore's final chapter has a happy ending

Thu, 2019-04-18 07:00

After trading for more than 50 years and being a family's pride and joy spanning three generations, a beloved Brisbane bookstore is closing its doors.

Collection or clutter? When your hobby becomes a houseful

Thu, 2019-04-18 06:57

The de-cluttering trend isn't enough to convince these keen collectors to part with their treasures. But what's the psychology behind their passion?

Handwritten notes appear to contradict Environment Minister over Adani approval

Thu, 2019-04-18 06:27

Handwritten documents obtained by the ABC appear to directly contradict Melissa Price's statement that Adani "accepted in full" changes sought by scientists to limit the impact of its controversial Queensland coal mine.

Uncertainty over future of disability centre has families vowing to fight

Thu, 2019-04-18 05:43

Queensland's Health Minister says he will overturn a decision made by his own department to soon close a unique residential centre for people with profound and complex disabilities, but families want a public declaration that the facility will remain open longer term.

Sick of getting election leaflets in your mailbox? A 'no junk mail' sign won't protect you

Thu, 2019-04-18 04:57

A simple "no junk mail" sign can generally ward off glossy advertising, but how can you limit the countless political pamphlets bombarding your mailbox?

George Christensen's Asian travel distracts Coalition campaign

Wed, 2019-04-17 17:56

Revelations about George Christensen's taxpayer-funded travel are distracting the Coalition's attack on Bill Shorten's superannuation blunder.

Eccentric Annie Bags remembered with memorial headstone 109 years after her death

Wed, 2019-04-17 17:51

More than 100 years after her death, a woman who died of consumption and a broken heart — Annie Bags — has a headstone on her grave.

Baby's death at overcrowded family day care house ruled as SIDS

Wed, 2019-04-17 15:50

Police investigating the death of a baby at an over-capacity Brisbane family day care found children hiding in the house, including a girl crouched in a cupboard and "visibly shaking", the Queensland Coroners Court hears, before ruling the five-month-old boy died from SIDS.