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Broncos move into top eight with sloppy last-minute win over Cowboys

Thu, 2019-08-08 19:20

The Broncos beat the Cowboys 18-14 thanks to a last-minute Jake Turpin try, but don't let the scoreline fool you, this was not one of those classic Queensland derbies.

Live: Queensland rivals meet as Broncos visit Cowboys

Thu, 2019-08-08 19:20

The Cowboys may be almost out of finals contention, but they would like nothing better than to down the Broncos in front of a home crowd in Townsville. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary.

Photos capture outback Queensland pub going up in smoke

Thu, 2019-08-08 18:26

Outback journalist Jaimee-lee Prow is on the spot in the southern Queensland town of Muckadilla as fire guts the local pub.

From training at the gym four times a week to blacking out with the flu

Thu, 2019-08-08 16:37

Doctors are shocked by how quickly this season's flu is striking down the young and healthy. Last year, Amanda Nix was doing Tough Mudder, but a few weeks ago she was struck down with the infection, blacking out in an emergency ward as it took hold.

'Will it ever rain again?': More Queensland towns reeling in worst drought on record

Thu, 2019-08-08 13:59

As Stanthorpe faces running dry within months the local council discusses its options with the Queensland Government and gets set to impose heavy water restrictions.

A TV commercial on water usage set to be aired across southern Queensland

Thu, 2019-08-08 13:07
Emergency talks are underway over the supply of water to towns in southern Queensland, which are just months away from running out of supplies.

Medical expert urges people to get flu shot after Toowoomba mother's death

Thu, 2019-08-08 12:49

An influenza expert says getting vaccinated against the infectious disease is more likely to save your life than going without the flu shot, yet only around 30-40 per cent of people are getting their jab.

'Unacceptable' number of nursing home residents physically restrained ahead of Earle Haven closure

Thu, 2019-08-08 12:16

Half of the residents of troubled Gold Coast nursing home Earle Haven were being physically restrained, and 71 per cent received medical restraint, in the weeks before it abruptly closed its doors last month, the aged care Royal Commission hears.

'We've had no warnings. Do I need to get my kids tested?' PFAS find raises questions

Thu, 2019-08-08 06:54

A north Queensland mother is worried for the health of her children after PFAS was found in fish and water samples taken near their Mackay property.

'We've had no warnings. Do I need to get my kids tested?' PFAS find raises questions

Thu, 2019-08-08 06:54

A north Queensland mother is worried for the health of her children after PFAS was found in fish and water samples taken near their Mackay property.

Mountain snow is one thing, but what do the records say about snow in cities?

Thu, 2019-08-08 06:35

The next few days are looking pretty wintery but it's definitely been worse, with inches of snow in Melbourne, snow in Sydney, and outback cricket cancelled by snow.

'Live your best life': Injured constable speaks on eve of teen driver's hit-and-run sentencing

Thu, 2019-08-08 06:24

Young Queensland police officer Peter McAulay, who was almost killed when a teenager ran him down in a stolen car, shares an inspirational message on the eve of his perpetrator's sentencing, despite being left with permanent disabilities.

Native bees die three times faster from honey bee parasite, researchers find

Thu, 2019-08-08 06:08

Researchers find a common disease in honey bees can be transmitted to native bees through flowers, causing them to die about three times the rate of the normal mortality.

'If you're sick, go to the doctor': Flu kills 35-year-old woman days after diagnosis

Wed, 2019-08-07 18:01

Jacinta Foulds's husband shares his grief just hours after the 35-year-old's death to warn others how suddenly influenza A can kill, saying: "I've lost my soul mate and the mother of my children. If you're sick, go to the doctor".

Father 'sadistically' abused at nursing home, daughter tells royal commission

Wed, 2019-08-07 17:34

The daughter tells a hearing in Brisbane that a whistleblower informed the family her father was being deliberately victimised by a carer after a tennis ball-sized infection was noticed on his elbow.

Man steals $50k from disabled patient, spends it on Xbox, flowers and alcohol

Wed, 2019-08-07 15:40

Ronald Shirley is jailed for ripping off an an intellectually impaired patient in north Queensland, leaving the client with so little money he can no longer go on a planned bucket-list trip.

New flight paths are coming – will you be affected?

Wed, 2019-08-07 12:21

As the new runway at Brisbane Airport nears completion, an online tool is helping residents determine if planes will cross above their backyards.

Eight rescued after boat goes up in flames off Gold Coast

Wed, 2019-08-07 10:51

Helicopter vision shows a catamaran burning and sinking off Main Beach on the Gold Coast after eight people are rescued while whale watching.

Eight rescued after boat goes up in flames off Gold Coast

Wed, 2019-08-07 10:51

Eight people whale watching off the Gold Coast on a private boat are rescued after their vessel catches alight and sinks.

Iconic seaside arcade sells, likely to become another high-rise

Wed, 2019-08-07 08:38

It has been the beating heart of the Gold Coast for 90 years, now locals fear the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade will be transformed into a 14-storey apartment block.