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Victorian couple and dog escape burning yacht in waters off Moreton Island

Fri, 2019-04-12 08:29

Two people escape unharmed after their yacht erupts in flames off Moreton Island in South-East Queensland this morning.

Family fighting deportation after autistic son deemed 'burden' to taxpayers

Fri, 2019-04-12 06:02

A family of six who has been living in southern Queensland since 2014 are facing deportation to the Philippines because their son, who has autism, has been deemed a burden on Australia's healthcare system.

'I've made $5,000 in two days': Beware the 'Loom' scheme scamming your friends and family

Fri, 2019-04-12 05:53

The "Loom" scheme — an international online scam targeting young people through social media — is on the rise in Australia and can lead to participants scamming family and friends.

Why Queensland will be ground zero for the election campaign

Fri, 2019-04-12 05:47

The leaders of both major parties have made no secret Queensland is the most important battleground this federal election. But why is the Sunshine State key to their campaigns?

Missing Adani rail plans prompt stern letter from Palaszczuk

Fri, 2019-04-12 05:41

With the Queensland Government facing mounting pressure by mining giant Adani to give final approvals for the proposed Carmichael mine, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urges the company to fulfil its requirements and submit its outstanding rail plans.

'A debacle from the start': Plans for Australia's longest zipline dumped

Thu, 2019-04-11 20:42

The Brisbane City Council scraps its support for the controversial Mt Coot-tha zipline project, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner saying in a statement that protecting the area is his priority going forward.

Tigers heap misery on Brisbane in 22-16 victory

Thu, 2019-04-11 19:02

Wests Tigers duo Luke Brooks and Josh Reynolds heap more misery on Brisbane after steering their side to a last-minute 22-16 win at Suncorp Stadium.

Live: Broncos host Tigers to kick off NRL round five

Thu, 2019-04-11 19:02

The Wests Tigers travel to Brisbane to face the Broncos, with both sides looking to break losing form as round five of the NRL gets underway. Follow our live ScoreCentre.

Lime launches scathing attack against rivals after being told to scoot

Thu, 2019-04-11 18:20

E-scooter provider Lime lashes out at its rivals and threatens legal action after Adelaide City Council decides to award permits to operate within the CBD to two of the company's rivals.

Alleged gangland murder weapons among hundreds of guns seized in 'most significant organised crime arrest'

Thu, 2019-04-11 15:25

A licensed gun dealer in NSW has been charged with the alleged supply of weapons connected to gangland murders, OMCG members and organised crime networks across Australia.

'You may die in jail': Father sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing, torturing toddler son

Thu, 2019-04-11 10:53

A Sunshine Coast father who fatally threw his toddler against a wall because he would not go to sleep, and tortured him over a four-month period, is sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison.

'You may die in jail': Father sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing, torturing toddler son

Thu, 2019-04-11 10:53

A Sunshine Coast father who fatally threw his toddler against a wall because he would not go to sleep, and tortured him over a four-month period, is sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison.

Child charged after 'stolen' mini-van crashes, two critically injured

Thu, 2019-04-11 10:39

Police charge a 12-year-old boy who was allegedly driving a stolen mini-van that rolled in Townsville, leaving two 10-year-old boys in a critical condition.

Child charged after 'stolen' mini-van crashes, two critically injured

Thu, 2019-04-11 10:39

Police charge a 12-year-old boy who was allegedly driving a stolen mini-van that rolled in Townsville, leaving two 10-year-old boys in a critical condition.

A blind cow, camping and tours — award-winning family dairy shares its story

Thu, 2019-04-11 10:36

An award-winning dairy is promoting education over activism by welcoming campers to their lush property to raise awareness of their industry.

How a damning assessment got turned into approval for Adani's mine

Thu, 2019-04-11 07:57

If Environment Minister Melissa Price didn't give the go ahead before an election was called, an opportunity would be lost, write Stephen Long and Michael Slezak.

What does someone have to do to get the key to the city?

Thu, 2019-04-11 07:00

Cities the world over award keys to honour sports teams, community groups and personalities — it's a tradition that dates back to medieval times.

'It's not life or death, I just shake a bit': Young and living with Parkinson's

Thu, 2019-04-11 06:36

Port Macquarie resident Kim Dahler was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in her 40s and wants others to know life can still be fulfilling.

'Barry' the belligerent brolga is ruffling feathers in a north Queensland town

Thu, 2019-04-11 06:32

This wandering "teenager" is being a public nuisance in a north Queensland town, preventing people from entering shops, loitering, and demanding food. The only difference is, he's a waterbird more than one metre tall.

Aboriginal art gallery helps rediscover purpose and culture

Thu, 2019-04-11 06:27

An Aboriginal art gallery offering the work for the dole program in St George gives purpose and skills to those "at their lowest".