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The 2019 Netball World Cup is set to shake up the domestic season

Wed, 2019-04-17 15:04

There has been plenty of player movement during the off-season, but the biggest impact on this year's Super Netball season could be the game's showpiece — the World Cup.

Man jailed for abducting 3yo girl through window while she was sleeping

Wed, 2019-04-17 12:19

A man who climbed through a window to abduct a three-year-old girl from her Childers home while she was sleeping, then keeping her at his house for two days, is sentenced to four-and-a-half years' jail.

Man jailed for abducting 3yo girl through window while she was sleeping

Wed, 2019-04-17 12:19

A man who climbed through a window to abduct a three-year-old girl from her Childers home while she was sleeping, then keeping her at his house for two days, is sentenced to four-and-a-half years' jail.

Former priest's indecent dealing conviction overturned on appeal

Wed, 2019-04-17 10:25

Former Brisbane Catholic school priest Michael Ambrose Endicott's conviction for taking nude photographs of a schoolboy is overturned by the Queensland Court of Appeal.

Should property developers be able to donate to political parties? The High Court says no.

Wed, 2019-04-17 10:03

A controversial law that stops property developers donating to political parties is upheld by the highest court in the country. Former LNP president Gary Spence, who quit his role at the helm of the party over the ban, spearheaded the campaign.

Black lung victim says mine-appointed doctors didn't know how to read X-rays properly

Wed, 2019-04-17 09:31

A former coal miner says he would've left the industry had he known he had silicosis, but the doctors hired by his employer failed to diagnose his condition.

Caravan park holidays allow kids to just be kids and parents to relax

Wed, 2019-04-17 09:00

Families are increasingly taking caravan and camping holidays, enjoying a sense of community and a temporary return to a more carefree parenting style and a childhood freedom reminiscent of decades gone by.

Maleny man allegedly suffered 'prolonged assault' by woman charged with his manslaughter

Wed, 2019-04-17 08:59

Police charge a 39-year-old Maleny woman with manslaughter over the death of 63-year-old Colin Hastie, who police will allege suffered a "prolonged assault" by a woman he knew.

Maleny man allegedly suffered 'prolonged assault' by woman charged with his manslaughter

Wed, 2019-04-17 08:59

Police charge a 39-year-old Maleny woman with manslaughter over the death of 63-year-old Colin Hastie, who police will allege suffered a "prolonged assault" by a woman he knew.

'Crazy bat lady' spends $1,000 a week to keep her furry charges alive

Wed, 2019-04-17 07:17

Rebecca Koller spends four hours a day chopping up fruit for the 600 bats in her care, and that's not the half of it. But despite the endless toil, she says it's a very rewarding life.

Eleven animal activists charged in Queensland over abattoir and feedlot protests

Wed, 2019-04-17 07:12

Queensland detectives arrest 11 people at locations across the south-east on 18 charges including trespassing, after protests at an abattoir and feedlot in March and April.

Controversial 'last claim standing' Indigenous land ownership rule under review

Wed, 2019-04-17 06:42

The Queensland Government is reviewing its cultural heritage legislation, with proponents for change arguing there is confusion over who the traditional owners of land are where there are no recognised native title holders.

Investigation reveals fraud and theft inside Queensland Education

Wed, 2019-04-17 05:37

A Right to Information investigation reveals 116 cases of fraud and theft by Department of Education staff in Queensland in 2018, with one staffer charged with two counts of fraud totalling $110,000.

Marine scientist's sacking by James Cook University 'unlawful', court rules

Tue, 2019-04-16 21:06

Dr Peter Ridd was unlawfully sacked by James Cook University in north Queensland for criticising his colleagues' research on the impacts of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia rules.

Search for missing Queenslander moves to NT outback, months after last sighting

Tue, 2019-04-16 19:22

The search for a missing Queenslander has shifted to a remote corner of the Northern Territory outback, more than two months after he was last seen.

Adani confident Labor will honour environmental approvals for coal mine

Tue, 2019-04-16 18:24

The head of Adani Australia says he does not believe a Shorten government poses a risk to the company's proposed Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland.

'Felt like a slave': Couple jailed for keeping Fijian woman as servant at Brisbane home

Tue, 2019-04-16 17:14

A Queensland couple who forced a Fijian woman to work as their domestic servant for eight years are jailed for what a judge labelled a "callous" and "calculated" crime, after a jury found them guilty of forced labour offences.

Man who strangled Afghan refugee with a shoelace on Adelaide highway jailed

Tue, 2019-04-16 10:51

David John Pearce, who used a shoelace to strangle a refugee from Afghanistan, will spend at least six years in prison for attempted murder.

Llamas help break down autism barriers

Tue, 2019-04-16 10:03

When Natalie Martin bought three llamas to help connect her autistic daughter Paris with the world, she did not expect the family would soon be running a business.

'It sounded like a man screaming': Doctor dies after being shot in Brisbane home

Tue, 2019-04-16 06:36

Neighbours describe hearing a gunshot and a scream as a Brisbane GP was shot in the chest at his MacGregor home just before midnight on Monday. Police have established a crime scene and are hunting for the shooter.