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Clarence River water diversion plan continues to divide

3 hours 10 min ago

It is an idea that just keeps bubbling to the surface — pumping water inland from the Clarence River in northern New South Wales.

The town where the street lights don't work

4 hours 9 min ago

The Mornington Island community, in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria, is still trying to get its street lights working again 15 months after a lightning strike damaged them.

Amiens, Pozieres, Fleurbaix and more — why towns embraced Western Front names

6 hours 13 min ago

As you drive along Armistice Way outside Stanthorpe, French and Belgian names are dotted along the roadside.

When World War II came to Charters Towers

6 hours 41 min ago

While World War II raged to Australia's north, Charters Towers became an important military staging post where civilians and visiting forces worked together for the war effort.

'A loss still felt today': Queenslanders honour the fallen for Anzac Day

6 hours 52 min ago

Women lead Anzac Day marches across Queensland for the first time, after thousands gathered at dawn services to honour servicemen and women whose deaths tore holes "in the fabric of the nation's families".

'A loss still felt today': Queenslanders honour the fallen for Anzac Day

6 hours 52 min ago

Women lead Anzac Day marches across Queensland for the first time, after thousands gathered at dawn services to honour servicemen and women whose deaths tore holes "in the fabric of the nation's families".

Indigenous diggers' stories shared through augmented reality app

7 hours 4 min ago

A new app is helping to tell the seldom-told story of Australia's Indigenous Anzacs to a new generation.

A tale of three cities: Populations soar in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Tue, 2018-04-24 18:41

Melbourne boasts the fastest-growing suburb in the country and the city's population is now just 200,000 below that of Sydney's, which itself saw a record an annual increase of more than 100,000 people.

'We're struggling as it is': Regional banks closing their doors

Tue, 2018-04-24 18:24

The big banks are leaving regional Australia in droves and rural communities are paying the price.

Graziers shocked by inquiry's recommendation on land clearing laws

Tue, 2018-04-24 17:22

Thousands of graziers are stunned by the recommendation that proposed vegetation management laws be passed unchanged.

Judge condemns man for 'horrendous' fatal punch to baby son

Tue, 2018-04-24 16:35

A Queensland policeman punched his 10-week-old baby son in the stomach so hard it ruptured organs and caused fatal injuries because he was "intensely frustrated", a court hears.

Reading volunteers program for Queensland schools 'a waste of money'

Tue, 2018-04-24 15:25

A children's reading program previously abolished by the Newman government in 2012 is reinstated, but the Opposition says it's a costly "slap in the face" for parent and grandparent volunteers who already dedicate their time helping out in schools.

Community remembers Anzac VC hero's dash through hail of bullets

Tue, 2018-04-24 15:12

A far north Queensland community is paying tribute to a local hero, 100 years after he was awarded Australia's highest military honour.

Brisbane business slapped with 56 environmental charges over tyre stockpile fire risk

Tue, 2018-04-24 14:37

The Department of Environment and Science charges businessman Tony Di Carlo and his company with 56 environmental breaches over the fire risk at a used tyre stockpile in Logan, south of Brisbane.

Qantas passenger left with blistering burns after Gold Coast flight

Tue, 2018-04-24 14:02

A woman who suffered second-degree burns when a flight attendant spilt boiling water on her legs says staff did nothing to help her and the airline has since failed to pay her medical expenses.

Son's battle to raise the 'Blood and Guts' in honour of POW dad

Tue, 2018-04-24 12:58

The son of a Changi prisoner-of-war believes the wrong flag is flying during our annual commemorations.

Disability charity manager stole $1m to fund pokies habit and holidays, court hears

Tue, 2018-04-24 12:07

A Queensland woman is jailed for eight years for syphoning $1 million from a respite centre for disabled youths over a number of years, in a crime a judge called "calculated and callous".

'Sickheads': Lesbian couple targeted with hateful note, find car tyre punctured

Tue, 2018-04-24 10:48

A same-sex couple living with two children north of Brisbane find their car tyre punctured and a note calling "lesbianism an abhorrent practice". Now they're encouraging anyone else targeted in the same way to notify police.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to protect themselves from scorching sun

Tue, 2018-04-24 10:04

Australian researchers find corals build "cloud umbrellas" to help keep cool and their decline could have wider implications for climate and agricultural production.

Where to go to pay your respects in Brisbane this Anzac Day

Tue, 2018-04-24 10:03

Here's everything you need to know if you plan on attending the Anzac Day parade in Brisbane on Wednesday.