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Maroons hero Parker cleared of biting allegation

Thu, 2015-07-09 19:57

Queensland's Corey Parker has been cleared by the NRL of biting Paul Gallen during the State of Origin decider with the New South Wales captain also saying there was nothing in the incident.

Bennell misses again for Suns

Thu, 2015-07-09 19:02

Troubled Gold Coast star Harley Bennell will miss a second match after being caught up in the drugs scandal that has rocked the Suns.

Alleged president of Queensland's Mongols outlaw bikie gang denied bail

Thu, 2015-07-09 18:55

Queensland's police investigation into the alleged state president of the Mongols motorcycle gang has been criticised by a Brisbane Magistrate when denying the man bail.

Qld Government pledges $10m to fight Panama banana disease

Thu, 2015-07-09 17:19

The Queensland Government will spend close to $10 million in its forthcoming budget to boost the fight against the devastating banana disease, Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4).

Melbourne hit-and-run driver appears in New Delhi court

Thu, 2015-07-09 16:57

An Indian national who killed an Australian man in a hit-and-run incident in Melbourne seven years ago appears at an extradition hearing in New Delhi, six weeks after being granted bail on medical grounds.

Katter 'will not wear hats made from imported product'

Thu, 2015-07-09 16:42
Independent Federal MP Bob Katter says the Akubra family has done great things for Australia, but he will not be wearing their hats if they are made from imported product.

Twelve illegal workers found on farms in Bundaberg

Thu, 2015-07-09 16:34

Twelve illegal workers have been detained on farms around Bundaberg in Queensland by the Federal Government's new Australia Border Force.

Australia, US armies strengthen ties at Talisman Sabre military exercise

Thu, 2015-07-09 16:29

The United States Army says Australia is one of its most important defence partners and it hopes to strengthen that relationship.

Coroner criticises 'mates investigating mates' probe into Summer Steer's death

Thu, 2015-07-09 15:46

Noosa Hospital's investigation into the death of Summer Steer, who died after swallowing a lithium battery, is described by a coroner as "mates investigating mates".

High cattle prices to hit consumer hip pocket

Thu, 2015-07-09 15:00

Queensland meat processors say big price jumps in the cattle trade will have to be passed on to consumers within weeks.

Vet says unvaccinated horses are being treated differently

Thu, 2015-07-09 14:59

A mid north coat New South Wales vet says Hendra vaccinations for horses are dropping, with the revaccination rate at his clinic falling to just 60 per cent.

Government liable for Borallon prison deaths: Sisters Inside

Thu, 2015-07-09 14:56

The Queensland Government will be legally accountable for any death in custody at Borallon Correctional Centre, prison advocacy group Sisters Inside says.

1,000-day countdown celebrated on Brisbane and Gold Coast

Thu, 2015-07-09 14:33

Former Commonwealth Games athletes join dignitaries to help celebrate 1,000 days until the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.

Illegal workers detained after Bundaberg raids

Thu, 2015-07-09 13:53

Immigration officers have detained 12 people, found to be working illegally in Bundaberg's horticultural industry, ahead of their removal from Australia.

Hodges says Maroons backline in good hands after departing Origin

Thu, 2015-07-09 13:08

Queensland centre Justin Hodges says his final Origin match will provide him with his greatest memory and is confident he leaves the Maroons backline in good shape.

Federal Government lifts sanctions against Lockyer Valley nursing home

Thu, 2015-07-09 12:34

An aged care provider says common sense has prevailed after the Federal Government revoked sanctions on one of its facilities in the Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane.

Elderly woman scammed out of $43,000 by man claiming to be from ATO

Thu, 2015-07-09 12:33

An elderly Brisbane woman is scammed out of more than $40,000 after being cold called from a man claiming to be from the Australian Tax Office.

Cuppas with Coppers connects communities through cups of tea

Thu, 2015-07-09 12:06

Flat whites, cappuccinos and hot chocolates help police officers break down barriers in one of Queensland's most culturally diverse suburbs.

Mirror therapy tricks brain into restoring movement to damaged limbs

Thu, 2015-07-09 12:01

Mirror therapy, which tricks the brain into helping an injured limb by presenting a reverse image of it, is proving sceptics wrong, one proponent says.

Police communications centre to stay in Ipswich for now: Palaszczuk

Thu, 2015-07-09 11:47

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk orders the Police Commissioner not to move a communications centre from Ipswich to Brisbane until there is more consultation about jobs.