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The Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 and gets an Indigenous language translation

Mon, 2019-06-03 06:55

An Aboriginal language that only three years ago was considered 'virtually extinct' now has a recorded vocabulary of more than 1,000 words and its own translation of the classic children's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar in the Yuwi language

Mon, 2019-06-03 06:55
Gabina-Gabina Dhabal is the Yuwi translation of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Should meditation be compulsory in our schools?

Mon, 2019-06-03 05:37

Two Brisbane teachers say meditation is such an invaluable tool for helping kids cope with stress and anxiety that it should be included in the national curriculum.

Cowboys hang on to outlast the Titans in a low-scoring thriller

Sun, 2019-06-02 15:32

The North Queensland Cowboys hang on to secure a two-point victory over the Titans, who were unable to convert a number of chances at the death to win the game.

Renal services boost sees Indigenous patients stay closer to family

Sun, 2019-06-02 11:22

Since local health services in north-west Queensland took over the management of renal services from a distant regional hospital, more patients can get treatment closer to home.

Three dead, two injured in Bundaberg car crash

Sun, 2019-06-02 11:05

Three people are dead and two injured after three vehicles crashed at South Bingera, near Bundaberg, on Sunday morning. It continues a horror week on Queensland roads — 16 people have died since Monday.

'She's a mighty little thing': Tiny koala joey Pixie rescued after mother hit by a car

Sun, 2019-06-02 09:38

A koala joey, only months old, is defying the odds after being rescued when her mother was hit by a car in Port Macquarie on the NSW mid-north coast. Pixie is now in home care and being carried in a makeshift pouch 24 hours a day.

Think video shops are dead? This one has made a stunning comeback

Sun, 2019-06-02 08:59

TV blockbusters like Game of Thrones may steal the limelight, but in far north Queensland the humble video shop may be the sleeper hit of 2019.

The small cupboard on a busy street helping those in need

Sun, 2019-06-02 07:30

A box on one of Brisbane's busiest streets has taken the street library concept and turned it into a pantry to help those less fortunate.

Every year, this recycling plant will turn 685,000 end-of-life tyres into oil, steel and carbon

Sun, 2019-06-02 06:30

A regional New South Wales town is set to become a major player in oil production and the renewable fuels market with a plant using world-first technology to recycle thousands of used tyres a year.

Obsession with Migaloo the white whale is far from on the wane in 30th year

Sun, 2019-06-02 06:00

With whale season upon us, all eyes are on the east coast of Australia in the hope of spotting Migaloo the albino humpback on his 30th birthday.

Obsession with Migaloo the white whale is far from on the wane in 30th year

Sun, 2019-06-02 06:00

With whale season upon us, all eyes are on the east coast of Australia in the hope of spotting Migaloo the albino humpback on his 30th birthday.

From feral to family: Why Australians are adopting camels as household pets

Sun, 2019-06-02 05:26

It might sound strange, but several Australian families have embraced the idea of camels as pets and their choice could even help struggling Aussie farmers.

'He died and I didn't': How one man's tragic climbing adventure led to a change in direction

Sun, 2019-06-02 05:24

The death of a close friend in a mountain climbing accident led to life changes for Brisbane doctor Andrew Peacock. Now he spends half the year globetrotting on grand adventures.

The football coach behind the Matildas' World Cup drive — Ante Milicic

Sun, 2019-06-02 05:05

Little is known — but a lot is expected — of Australia's current women's football coach, Ante Milicic. Ahead of the FIFA World Cup in France, the former Socceroo speaks exclusively to the ABC about his passion for the game and what it means to lead the Matildas on the game's biggest stage.

Government won't say if four children killed in fiery crash were known to Child Safety

Sat, 2019-06-01 16:47

Homicide detectives investigate whether the children's mother deliberately crashed the car — killing them and herself. The Child Safety Minister says the police and the Coroner need time and space to do their jobs.

Walters steals victory again for Dockers, Cats continue winning streak

Sat, 2019-06-01 13:21

A Michael Walters goal inside the final minute sees the Dockers pip the Magpies, while the Cats defeat the Swans, and the Crows, Lions and Giants also post wins.

Walters steals victory again for Dockers, Cats continue winning streak

Sat, 2019-06-01 13:21

A Michael Walters goal inside the final minute sees the Dockers pip the Magpies, while the Cats defeat the Swans, and the Giants, Lions and Crows also post wins.

Dumpster-diving cameraman awarded for rescuing historical film archive

Sat, 2019-06-01 11:54

A cameraman who saved decades of historical film and video footage from the bin has been recognised for his work.

Outback vets look to interns to help fill shortages

Sat, 2019-06-01 11:10

In the cattle industry's busiest season, outback vets are turning to interns to help fill a shortage of qualified staff.