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'Too big to fail': Great Barrier Reef valued at $56b

1 hour 53 min ago

The Great Barrier Reef's economic, social and iconic brand value is studied for the first time, with economists giving a $56 billion price tag and claiming it is "too big to fail"

Murray-Darling plan doomed to fail without more water for conservation, scientists say

2 hours 36 min ago

There has been no improvement in the health of Australia's largest river system after five years of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, scientists say, as they argue for a one-third increase in the amount of water allocated for environmental purposes.

Former grazier turns to free-range egg production

Sun, 2017-06-25 15:03

A former grazier turned free-range egg producer says his fledgling business is booming as consumers become more conscious of how their food is produced.

Worst south-east Queensland locations for 'phone driving'

Sun, 2017-06-25 13:03

Drivers in Brisbane's north are crowned the most distracted by the RACQ, which spotted an alarming amount on the phone.

Wounded Cats outlast Freo in thriller as Saints, Tigers grab the points over Suns, Blues

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:46

Injury-hit Geelong scrape over the line against Fremantle and Richmond beats Carlton at the MCG before the Saints win a forgettable game over the Suns to complete round 14. Look back at all the stats and scores.

Saints take the points to finish Rd 14 after Tigers beat Blues and Cats outlast Freo

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:46

The Saints have scrapped their way to a win over the Suns at Docklands to complete round 14, after Geelong snuck over the line to beat Fremantle and Richmond beat Carlton. Look back at all the stats and scores.

Imagine you saved a stranger's life... and it turned out to be a son you never knew!

Sun, 2017-06-25 12:05
Imagine you saved a stranger's life... and it turned out to be a son you never knew! Andy Park discovers an incredible and beautiful story of rescue, reconciliation and fate.

Parkinson's no barrier to cyclist's 2,400km ride

Sun, 2017-06-25 11:54

The tremble of Parkinson's disease as he gripped the handlebars was not going to stop keen cyclist Kevin Weeks riding from Adelaide to Rockhampton in just over three weeks.

'No evidence' man shot and dumped at hospital was involved in bikie brawl

Sun, 2017-06-25 11:12

A man who was dropped off at a northern NSW hospital after being shot on Saturday afternoon dies, but police say there is "no evidence" his death was related to an Origin-night bikie brawl.

Aussie survives 'torture' of Alaska's winter ultramarathon

Sun, 2017-06-25 09:03

The Brisbane bike mechanic who battled frostbite crossing more than 1,600km of Alaskan snow and glaciers by fat bike, foot and ski is back home and already planning his next extreme adventure.

Graziers go to war against cane toads with new trap system

Sun, 2017-06-25 06:26

A Queensland cattle property becomes the front line for a groundbreaking method to stop the spread of cane toads, turning the pests' own toxin against them to kill toad tadpoles by the thousands.

Manny Pacquiao arrives in Brisbane to defend WBO title against Jeff Horn

Sun, 2017-06-25 06:20

World welterweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrives in Brisbane ahead of next Sunday's fight against Jeff Horn.

Italy nearly pulls off stunning Brisbane upset against Wallabies

Sat, 2017-06-24 16:58

The Wallabies are given a huge scare before beating Italy 40-27 in an error-strewn display in the rugby Test in Brisbane.

I want to pick my kids up, says injured Thurston

Sat, 2017-06-24 15:50

His shoulder injury will see Johnathan Thurston miss one of the biggest games of his decorated NRL career, but the decision to choose family ahead of his personal sporting goals was an easy one.

Eagles choke against the Dees, Bulldogs, Power and GWS all win

Sat, 2017-06-24 13:04

The West Coast Eagles contrive to lose against the Demons at the death, while there are crucial wins for the Western Bulldogs, Port Adelaide and Greater Western Sydney.

Hayne losing sleep over Origin stuff-ups

Sat, 2017-06-24 12:39

NSW star Jarryd Hayne admits master coach Wayne Bennett had every right to call him out for bombing a near-certain try in the Blues' State of Origin II loss to Queensland.

Queensland's worst and best performing resale suburbs

Sat, 2017-06-24 12:12

About 9.2 per cent of Brisbane homes were sold by their owners at a loss in the first three months of the year, the worst result in almost two years, a new report reveals.

Woman found dead at Ipswich home

Sat, 2017-06-24 08:54

Police say a woman whose body was found in an Ipswich home died of a "sudden death", and have stopped short of declaring the case suspicious.

Pilot seat malfunction could have caused deadly Caboolture plane crash

Sat, 2017-06-24 08:31

The ATSB investigation, which examined if the pilot's seat may have moved backwards during take-off, recommends mandatory "secondary seat stop" modifications to be fitted to all Cessna planes.

Paul Pisasale leaves the Brisbane watch house

Fri, 2017-06-23 17:48
Paul Pisasale chats to reporters as he leaves the Brisbane watch house after being bailed on charges of extortion and other offences.