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Rosie Batty joins Queensland dignitaries at anti-domestic violence vigil

Wed, 2016-05-04 19:28

Hundreds of people gather for a candlelight vigil at Brisbane's South Bank to remember those who have lost their lives to domestic violence.

'Postcard Bandit' Brenden Abbott arrives in Perth

Wed, 2016-05-04 17:51

The man dubbed the Postcard Bandit lands in WA on a police plane as he faces more jail time after being extradited from Queensland.

Shopfront awnings in Queensland at risk of collapse, inquest told

Wed, 2016-05-04 17:47

Ageing shopfront awnings in Queensland could be at risk of collapse, a safety inspector tells a Gold Coast inquest looking into the death of a man who was killed when a metal awning fell on him.

Budget 2016 a 'fizzer' for regional Queensland

Wed, 2016-05-04 16:58

A northern Queensland economist says there are few sweeteners in the 2016 federal budget for northern Queensland.

Clive Palmer says he will consult his wife before making any decision to stand in the Senate

Wed, 2016-05-04 16:53
Retiring federal MP Clive Palmer has not ruled out standing as a Queensland Senate candidate for the Palmer United Party (PUP), saying he needs to discuss his future with his wife.

Brother's mission to help his 'silent angel' sister

Wed, 2016-05-04 16:34

A devoted brother is on a mission to improve the quality of life for his younger sister, and is hoping public generosity will help him reach his goal.

Indonesia expected to want 250,000 head of Australian cattle over the next four months

Wed, 2016-05-04 16:10

The Australian Livestock Exporters' Council says the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture has recommended the country import 250,000 head of Australia cattle over the next four months.

Clive Palmer refuses to rule out running for Senate

Wed, 2016-05-04 16:05

Retiring federal MP Clive Palmer does not rule out standing as a Queensland Senate candidate for the Palmer United Party, saying he needs to discuss his future with his wife.

Extra time in NRL finals set for shake-up

Wed, 2016-05-04 15:27

The NRL will consider changing the way extra time is applied in finals games to avoid going straight to golden point in the event of a draw.

Gladstone's unique aqua therapy service changes to survive

Wed, 2016-05-04 15:03

A unique aqua therapy service, which has helped young and old in Gladstone for nearly three decades, is making big structural changes to ensure it survives into the future.

Gold Coast officer cleared of assault during arrests

Wed, 2016-05-04 14:49

A Gold Coast policeman is cleared over allegations he used excessive force in arrests, with a court finding him not guilty on four counts of common assault.

Bankruptcy declared for family members linked with failed vegetable processors Bunny Bites

Wed, 2016-05-04 14:43

Creditors of failed vegetable processing business Bunny Bites unlikely to be paid by the former owners, the Brent family, as Sally and Matthew declare bankruptcy.

'Unelectable' Lawrence Springborg faces threat of leadership spill

Wed, 2016-05-04 14:34

Queensland Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg is facing the threat of a leadership spill as he struggles to capitalise on Labor's weaknesses in a hung parliament.

Looking back on Clive Palmer's three years in Parliament

Wed, 2016-05-04 14:11

In the three years since Clive Palmer was elected for the seat of Fairfax, he has been criticised for not spending enough time in his electorate, labelled a bully by his own party members and sued by at least one of them.

Congolese refugee helping others find their home in Australia

Wed, 2016-05-04 14:05

Emmanuel Nkurunziza has found a new life in Australia after 15 years living in a Rwandan refugee camp, and now he wants to help others.

North Qld MP still confident about Walkerston bypass funding

Wed, 2016-05-04 13:38

The Member for Dawson says he is confident specific funding for the Walkerston bypass, in Mackay in north Queensland, could be announced in the coming weeks.

Clive Palmer speaks in Parliament after announcing he won't seek re-election

Wed, 2016-05-04 13:17
Clive Palmer says he will not seek re-election in the House of Representatives. On his feet in Parliament after the announcement, Mr Palmer said he had been continually attacked by media and that scandals "amount to nothing".

Far north Qld criticism levelled at federal budget

Wed, 2016-05-04 12:58

Far north Queensland leaders say the federal budget has been a letdown.

How to fix a dinosaur: Museum renovates prehistoric giants

Wed, 2016-05-04 12:49

A team of technicians is hard at work fitting new skin, motors and teeth to more than 20 dinosaurs from the Queensland Museum.

Mackay swimmer to represent Australia at Rio Paralympics

Wed, 2016-05-04 12:49

From a young age Logan Powell was determined to succeed in swimming.