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Man charged over murder of woman at Maryborough motel

Sat, 2018-11-03 15:33

A 22-year-old man has been charged over the death of a woman in Maryborough on Queensland's Fraser Coast after police found a body at a Ferry Street motel on Saturday morning.

Humpback calf freed from shark net on Gold Coast

Sat, 2018-11-03 13:21
Seaworld rescue team works for 30 minutes to free the whale off the Burleigh Heads coast.

Baby whale freed from shark net off Gold Coast as mother waits nearby

Sat, 2018-11-03 13:21

Rescue crews work to free a whale calf trapped in a shark net off Queensland's Gold Coast as its distressed mother swims nearby. It's the second whale calf to be trapped off the area in a month and experts say it highlights the risk nets pose to marine populations.

'Flaw in the system' deals farmers hit by freak hail storm another blow

Sat, 2018-11-03 10:52

Queensland farmers whose crops were destroyed by a hail storm in the Fassifern Valley will not receive disaster relief funding because of a technicality that has left them frustrated and disappointed.

Why yowie hunters are keen to prove existence of mythical hairy beast

Sat, 2018-11-03 06:25

A growing number of people are trying to prove once and for all that the mythical half-ape, half-human yowie exists. So what drives them?

She's taken on the men, now Becky Kay has a pro career in her sights

Fri, 2018-11-02 16:35

Becky Kay, who made history this week by qualifying for the men's draw of the Queensland Open, hopes her performance will inspire the best female golfers in the country.

Tour de France and Superbike world champions to compete at Pan Pacs

Fri, 2018-11-02 13:32

Three-time Tour de France green jersey winner Robbie McEwen and world Superbike champ Troy Bayliss will take code-hopping to the extreme this week.

The great migrant worker rip-off and why victims are unlikely to complain

Fri, 2018-11-02 12:25

Migrant workers in agriculture are among the worst paid in the country and most are suffering in silence, according to new research.

Man who helped wife take her own life to 'get his hands on $1.4 million' jailed

Fri, 2018-11-02 12:11

A Queensland man is sentenced to 10 years in prison for encouraging and helping his wife to kill herself, so he could access her life insurance and build a religious commune with bunkers as a haven from the biblical rapture.

'Forever in my heart': Toyah Cordingley's boyfriend pays tribute in Cairns

Fri, 2018-11-02 11:22

Messages from Toyah Cordingley's loved ones have been shared at a funeral to the 24-year-old whose murder on a beach in Far North Queensland remains unsolved.

There's no colour clash in State of Origin, so why has NSW released an alternative strip?

Fri, 2018-11-02 10:50

Queensland wears Maroon and NSW blue, but that hasn't stopped those south of the Tweed releasing an alternative kit for 2019's historic Game Two in Perth.

'It's just so vile': Wicked Camper slogan exploits obvious loophole, Queensland Opposition says

Fri, 2018-11-02 08:41

A van painted with a slogan that Ad Standards condemned for its sexually explicit language is spotted in Cairns, with one tourist describing it as "vile".

Brisbane Bullets basketballer busted bringing bulldog in carry-on baggage

Fri, 2018-11-02 07:57

A pet French bulldog belonging to new Brisbane Bullets import Lamar Patterson has been flown back to the United States after the basketballer tried to bring the animal into Australia in his hand luggage.

Queensland digs deep into big data to map state's future growth

Fri, 2018-11-02 06:39

Developers, town planners, and mum and dad investors now have access to a trove of 'big data' aimed at channelling positive growth in south-east Queensland.

He helped his wife take her own life, and now his sentence will set a precedent

Fri, 2018-11-02 05:39

It's the case of a man who encouraged his wife to kill herself and stood to gain her $1.4 million life insurance. Regardless of the decision in the Supreme Court today, it will set a national precedent for the conviction of aiding and counselling suicide.

More women are starting to get involved in the sport of stock dog trialling

Fri, 2018-11-02 05:10

These four women share a one thing in common. They love their stock dogs for their hard work and companionship.

More women are starting to get involved in the sport of stock dog trialling

Fri, 2018-11-02 05:10

These four women share a one thing in common. They love their stock dogs for their hard work and companionship.