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Queensland careers go on the line in third Origin match

Wed, 2018-07-11 05:07

It's a dead rubber but there is more at stake for Queensland than avoiding a whitewash against New South Wales in State of Origin Game Three, with a number of Maroons playing for their representative futures.

Australia's largest frozen vegetable manufacturer is confident local product is safe

Tue, 2018-07-10 15:38

Simplot, the largest Australian manufacturer of frozen vegetables, does not expect any backlash to the local product in the wake of the latest potential listeria outbreak in frozen vegetables from overseas.

Skateboarder rolls in to keep kids in the skate park and out of trouble

Tue, 2018-07-10 13:29

A Sunshine Coast skateboarder loaded with donated boards, hats and T-shirts is doing his best to get kids in regional areas skating.

Queensland study takes a bite out of dengue and zika mozzies

Tue, 2018-07-10 09:57

A CSIRO experiment manages to wipe out more than 80 per cent of a dengue fever-spreading mosquito near a far north Queensland town, raising hopes the technique could be used on disease-carrying mozzies around the world.

The Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy's trade camp tested the mettle of secondary school students.

Tue, 2018-07-10 06:06
The Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy's trade camp tested the mettle of secondary school students.

Miners look to the future as holiday camp tests students' mettle

Tue, 2018-07-10 06:06

A school holiday program aims to inspire a new generation of mining experts amid a skills shortage in the industry.

Acclaimed artist reunited with the man who saved his life nearly 50 years ago

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:37

A celebrated Brisbane artist has been reunited with the man he credits with saving his life 47 years ago when they were both just three years old, after he put the call out to find him in the media.

One Nation unleashes Latham robocall ahead of Queensland by-election

Mon, 2018-07-09 16:22

Former Labor leader Mark Latham joins Pauline Hanson's campaign in the Longman by-election, recording a robocall urging voters to retaliate against his former party.

Netball's greatest defender Geitz calls time on international career

Mon, 2018-07-09 16:04

Champion netballer Laura Geitz announces her retirement from playing for the Diamonds to spend more time with her young family.

Former One Nation adviser allegedly raped woman, called her 'filthy dog', court hears

Mon, 2018-07-09 15:47

A former One Nation adviser allegedly pushed a woman down stairs, raped her and called her a "filthy dog" and "drama queen", a court hears on day one of his trial in Brisbane.

Stirling Hinchliffe announces plans to draft new legislation to sack Ipswich City Council.

Mon, 2018-07-09 14:49
Stirling Hinchliffe announces plans to draft new legislation to sack Ipswich City Council and bring in administrators.

Tempted to mount the kerb when you park? That'll be $126

Mon, 2018-07-09 13:41

Brisbane drivers say they're being fined for making sure their cars don't clog up narrow suburban streets.

'Profoundly regrettable': Qld Government slammed over new move to sack Ipswich City Council

Mon, 2018-07-09 12:51

The Queensland Government will draft laws specifically to sack Ipswich City Council and bring in administrators, in the wake of councillors taking it to court to stall the process.

Calls for overhaul of embattled wool body following 'man in the mirror' scandal

Mon, 2018-07-09 11:46

The man at the centre of a wool industry scandal could be forced to relinquish his role if the recommendations from an independent review are implemented.

How far one couple will go for the love of their town pub

Mon, 2018-07-09 07:00

For a town with one watering hole left, there was very little choice for Leanne Brosnan but to ensure the pub remained the heart and soul of Thallon.

Domestic violence survivor inspires children to become community leaders

Mon, 2018-07-09 06:14

A north Queensland grandmother who survived years of domestic abuse has inspired her children to become community leaders

Health workers go to extreme lengths to track down Indigenous patients

Mon, 2018-07-09 06:09

Outback health workers are looking far and wide to find Indigenous patients to ensure they are receiving adequate healthcare.

Here's what you need to know to avoid being scammed at tax time

Mon, 2018-07-09 05:40

George is nearly 90 and hasn't worked in more than 20 years, but when the "ATO" called threatening arrest unless he paid $20,000, he panicked. The person behind that call was a scammer, and thankfully no money was exchanged, but it doesn't always work out that way. This is what you need to look out for these coming months as scammers fire up for tax time.

V8 Supercars a 'natural fit' for a community's car culture

Sun, 2018-07-08 19:20

With 10 rounds of Supercars under its belt, the Townsville 400 organisers look at how the north Queensland event has matured.