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Ipswich Mayor pulls funding for Harmony Day event over Shan Ju Lin's comments

2 hours 47 min ago

Ipswich City Council pulls funding from a World Harmony Day event organised by former One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin, who was dumped by the party over anti-gay comments.

Queensland's medicinal cannabis advocates plea for access to drug

4 hours 7 min ago

Medicinal cannabis advocates are pleading for compassion and urging Australian authorities to legalise the drug to help ease the pain and suffering of those who desperately need it.

Shayne Barwick sets lawn bowls world record.

4 hours 32 min ago
A man in outback Queensland has endured blistering sun and heavy rain to set the world record for the longest continuous game of lawn bowls.

Teen creator of buoy that detects rips gains national recognition

4 hours 45 min ago

A 17-year-old girl from Western Sydney is gaining national recognition for creating a buoy to warn people when there are rips in the ocean, in a bid to save more lives.

Jellyfish expert catches Irukandji in south-east Queensland

5 hours 25 min ago

A Queensland jellyfish expert says it took just 20 minutes to catch a potentially deadly Irukandji jellyfish off Fraser Island.

Man suffers serious head injuries in West End assault

5 hours 56 min ago

Police search for two people after an attack in Brisbane's West End which has left a man with serious head injuries.

What is storm surge and how can you prepare?

6 hours 6 min ago

Storm surge can be extremely destructive when more intense cyclones make landfall and account for a high proportion of cyclone-related deaths. So what can we do?

Graduate becomes Queensland's first quadriplegic medical intern

6 hours 35 min ago

A Queensland medical graduate who was left quadriplegic after a car accident says being offered a place as an intern at the Gold Coast University Hospital is "incredible and surreal".

Northern Territory future cattle producers

7 hours 4 min ago

Twelve-year-old Tom Doyle and nine-year-old Lachlan Johnson talk about life on a cattle station, and their knowledge is impressive.

Taxpayers foot bill for Ley to attend Sarina Russo's NYE parties

7 hours 32 min ago

Health Minister Sussan Ley charged taxpayers to attend two New Year's Eve events hosted by prominent Queensland businesswoman Sarina Russo, who previously donated $20,000 to the Liberal Party.

Third generation takes on 500,000ha station in outback Qld

9 hours 36 min ago

One of the Channel Country's iconic cattle stations sees a change of guard with the third generation taking over the reins.

National cotton crop second-largest on record as new growers join industry

11 hours 24 min ago

The cotton industry forecasts the 2017 crop will be the second-largest on record, with favourable conditions, solid prices and a wider planting window even attracting new growers to the fibre.

Man 'choked' by security guard at FOMO music festival

11 hours 37 min ago

A Brisbane security guard is stood down pending an investigation into an alleged choking incident at the FOMO music festival, which was filmed and shared widely on social media.

Security guard 'chokes' man at FOMO music festival

12 hours 2 min ago
Footage shows a security guard 'choking' a man at the FOMO music festival in Brisbane.

Sussan Ley to stand aside during investigation of travel claims

12 hours 48 min ago
Sussan Ley says she will stand aside without ministerial pay during an investigation into her travel claims.

Lawn bowler completes 'ridiculous' 73-hour game

12 hours 48 min ago

"I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy" says a man in outback Queensland who endured blistering sun and heavy rain to set the world record for the longest continuous game of lawn bowls and raise vital funds for his club.

More than just a big basher, Lynn's road to a Baggy Green starts now

13 hours 2 min ago

Chris Lynn has made his name in the Big Bash, but his talents extend far beyond T20 — and this ODI series could be the start of big things.

Single Fin Festival celebrates surfboards of yesteryear

13 hours 43 min ago

Surfers on the Gold Coast celebrate the sport's past with a competition featuring retro single-fin boards, giving them a taste of a more difficult style of surfing.

Sussan Ley stands aside pending travel expenses investigation

13 hours 56 min ago

Health Minister Sussan Ley stands aside "without ministerial pay" following pressure over a number of taxpayer-funded flights to the Gold Coast, where she and her partner own property.

Mum charged over baby's manslaughter in 21-year-old case

16 hours 9 min ago

A 43-year-old Cairns woman accused of the death of her newborn baby more than 20 years ago is granted bail.