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Flying instructor and student killed in glider crash

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:25

The glider pilot, who was flying with a student when the plane appeared to nosedive into a field, is identified as experienced local instructor Jeremy Thompson.

Two killed in glider crash

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:25

Two people die after their glider crashes while the pilot is attempting to land at an airfield at Bowenville, near Dalby in Queensland.

Missing dog found a month after owner killed in crash

Tue, 2017-09-19 09:08

A dog that has been missing in outback Queensland since one of its owners was killed in a car accident nearly a month ago is found, thanks to help from the local community.

Queensland council finds winning formula in fight against feral pigs

Tue, 2017-09-19 06:31

Hinchinbrook Shire dramatically reduces the damage caused by feral pigs, through a concerted effort by landholders and the council.

City nurses swap their scrubs for adventure in hospital exchange program

Tue, 2017-09-19 06:29

In a new exchange program, two nurses who have only ever worked in country hospitals move into Logan's emergency department, while a husband-and-wife team leave the city for the bush.

Embattled Ipswich council to elect deputy, introduce conflict of interest rules

Tue, 2017-09-19 06:29

Former Queensland Labor MP Wayne Wendt is appointed Deputy Mayor of Ipswich, as the council moves to tighten rules over conflicts of interest and procurement.

What happens when cyclist and car collide?

Tue, 2017-09-19 05:31

In the hourly contest between cyclists and cars on our roads it's not just civility that can go out the window, it's the knowledge that when metal meets flesh and bone there can be only one outcome.

Gold Coast Council concerns prompt push for ban on developer donations

Tue, 2017-09-19 05:15

Senior Labor Government figures in Queensland are pushing for a state-wide ban on developer donations over concerns council decisions are being improperly influenced.

Concerns over plans for Gold Coast cruise terminal

Tue, 2017-09-19 05:12
Four Corners can reveal there are serious financial and safety concerns over plans for a cruise ship terminal off the Gold Coast, September 18, 2017.

Unredacted report reveals 'significant concerns' with Gold Coast shipping terminal design

Tue, 2017-09-19 05:12

An unredacted report reveals concerns cruise ships using the Gold Coast's proposed $450 million oceanside terminal could be pushed to shore by strong winds and waves.

Helping the mahogany glider find its way back

Mon, 2017-09-18 18:17

An endangered North Queensland flying possum is getting a stepping stone to recovery under a program to help with its habitat pathways.

'Your house is under surveillance': Dodgy ATO scam caught on tape

Mon, 2017-09-18 15:41

It's so bad it's almost laughable — the latest scam targeting Australian taxpayers has been caught on tape. Have a listen here.

20pc jump in access to LGBTI mental health support amid postal survey

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:32

A national mental health service for young people and their parents say they are experiencing a spike in clients accessing LGBTI support services during the highly charged same-sex marriage survey period.

QPAC combats surge in ticket scamming head on

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:28

Fraudulent ticket sales become such an issue for a major Brisbane theatre that its staff are being assigned to monitor scamming.

Final goodbye before former Navy ship is sunk

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:00

There are mixed emotions aboard ex-HMAS Tobruk when she is opened to the public for a final time before being sunk for a dive wreck off Queensland's coast.

Ex-HMAS Tobruk is farewelled

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:00
A drone flies over the ex-HMAS Tobruk at the Bundaberg Port

Question remains after week two of the NRL finals — who can beat the Storm?

Mon, 2017-09-18 10:24

Even the Storm have not been flawless in the NRL finals series, but after week two's action it is still clear it will be tough for anyone to beat them, writes Warren Boland.

Moulded food helps patients with swallowing difficulties

Mon, 2017-09-18 10:05

Hospitals in North Queensland find an inventive way to help patients with swallowing difficulties receive adequate nutrition.

Fears for regional universities as Government looks to reform higher education

Mon, 2017-09-18 08:48

Regional universities say country campuses and students will suffer if higher education reforms pass the Senate, and students may be discouraged from pursing tertiary education.

No room: Increasing ice use forces Salvos to turn away addicts

Mon, 2017-09-18 06:26

The number of ice addicts seeking treatment across Brisbane has increased dramatically, leaving the Salvation Army's local rehab centre with a months-long waiting list.