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Fat coral have better survival chance, researchers find

2 hours 3 min ago

A team of international researchers find coral with higher levels of fat or other energy reserves are better at surviving adverse events such as bleaching.

Workers affected by gas leak at Linc Energy trial site in 2007, court told

3 hours 51 sec ago

A court hears workers at Linc Energy's underground coal gasification trial site on the Western Darling Downs recorded huge amounts of gas escaping from the wells in 2007.

Documents required for Barrett Centre inquiry 'difficult to recover'

3 hours 51 sec ago

Queensland Government departments cannot hand over documents to an inquiry examining the closure of the state's only long-term mental health facility for adolescents until after the inquiry's reporting date.

Queensland Premier flags more ministers and possible reshuffle

3 hours 41 min ago

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk gives her strongest indication that she plans to expand her 14-member cabinet, and does not ruled out a reshuffle.

'No reason for adverse findings' against police involved in two fatal shootings

4 hours 32 min ago

Queensland's coroner says there is no reason to make any adverse findings against four officers involved in the shooting deaths of two men in separate incidents.

Qld Agriculture Minister says supporting sugar legislation would be 'delusional'

5 hours 17 min ago

The Queensland Agriculture Minister says it would be "delusional" to support proposed legislation to break the current impasse over sugar marketing.

Mango farmer hopes to chronicle stories in Vietnamese farming community

5 hours 32 min ago

A mango farmer with orchards in Queensland and Vietnam hopes to use his film skills to capture the stories of people he has met in Vietnamese farming community.

Stay home if security is a major concern, schoolies organiser says

7 hours 4 min ago

School leavers worried about a terrorist attack at this year's Gold Coast schoolies festivities should stay at home, organisers say.

Stay home if security is a major concern, schoolies organiser says

7 hours 4 min ago

School leavers worried about a terrorist attack at this year's Gold Coast schoolies festivities should stay at home, organisers say.

Blow zero to win: Queensland police combat drink-driving with raffle tickets

7 hours 52 min ago

Police in Queensland's South Burnett region have gone to unusual lengths to combat drink-driving, offering a raffle ticket to people who blow a reading of zero.

Sugar mills hit the finish line for 2015 cane crushing season

8 hours 12 min ago

The crushing season is almost over for Queensland's sugar industry, and in districts from the Mackay region down to the Bundaberg region some mills have completed their harvest, while others are dealing with wet weather in their final week.

High temperatures spark bushfire warning across Queensland

8 hours 26 min ago

As the mercury rises across the state, Queensland locals are being warned to be prepared for bushfires and heat stress.

Man who shot girlfriend dead jailed for life

9 hours 40 min ago

A man is jailed for life for the shooting murder of his girlfriend, Natalie Leaney, in Brisbane's south nearly three years ago.

Iconic far north Queensland sugar museum faces closure

10 hours 6 min ago

An iconic far north Queensland museum could be forced to close its doors if it fails to find enough money to improve exhibits and attract more visitors.

Dinosaurs fight drought depression in Eromanga

10 hours 15 min ago

Eromanga Natural History Museum volunteers dub their group "the new CWA" where women get together — not to bake scones — but to chip away at ancient dinosaur bones.

Gold Coast won't be contributing to SE Qld waterways clean-up

10 hours 26 min ago

Gold Coast ratepayers will not be forced to pay for a clean-up of south-east Queensland waterways.

Broken down cars to be shunted off Gold Coast roads

10 hours 50 min ago

Broken down cars that hold up traffic will soon be shunted off Gold Coast roads in a bid to reduce congestion.

Fraser Coast councillor admits fabricating emails

11 hours 3 min ago

A Fraser Coast regional councillor has taken a leave of absence, after he confessed to sending misleading emails last month.

3.6 magnitude quake recorded off north Qld coast

11 hours 4 min ago

Seismologists say it is unlikely a small earthquake off the north Queensland coast late yesterday will lead up to a bigger event but the possibility can't be ruled out entirely.

Nambour old boy teaches business to fringe dwellers

11 hours 5 min ago

Nambour is the Sunshine Coast's emerging creative hub but it is not by accident. Leading the charge and supporting the creative industry is entrepreneur coach Michael Doneman.