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Sharks complete incredible comeback to beat Broncos 24-22

Fri, 2014-06-27 22:01

The Cronulla Sharks came from 22 points behind to pull off an incredible 24-22 win over the Brisbane Broncos.

Reds comfortably beat Rebels 36-20

Fri, 2014-06-27 21:34

The Queensland Reds were seldom troubled while beating the Melbourne Rebels 36-20 in their Super Rugby match-up.

Live: Sea Eagles v Roosters, Broncos v Sharks

Fri, 2014-06-27 18:55

Grandstand brings you live updates from the Sea Eagles v Roosters and Broncos v Sharks NRL matches.

Live: Highlanders v Chiefs, Rebels v Reds

Fri, 2014-06-27 18:54

Check out the latest Super Rugby updates from the Highlanders v Chiefs and Rebels v Reds clashes.

Girl bashed with vacuum cleaner pole 'died in pain'

Fri, 2014-06-27 17:41

A Cairns schoolgirl who was beaten by her mother over several days with a metal vacuum cleaner pole died alone and in pain, a coroner has found.

Eight-year-old Faith had not been to school for a year when she died in 2011, after other family members turned a blind eye to her ongoing abuse.

In her findings handed down today, Coroner Jane Bentley said an inadequate Child Safety investigation into the girl's case was a direct result of understaffing and untenable workloads.

She recommended changes aimed at preventing other children from "slipping through the cracks", including setting up an information-sharing system to give schools access to basic Centrelink data.

Draw for FFA Cup round of 32 revealed

Fri, 2014-06-27 13:28

Bayswater City and Stirling Lions are among the minnows drawn against A-League teams in the FFA Cup round of 32.

Queensland child safety program ends after 31 years

Fri, 2014-06-27 13:15

One of Australia's most recognised child protection programs in Queensland has said it is closing due to a lack of volunteers.

Qld Government departments 'lack targets'

Fri, 2014-06-27 12:42

Queensland's Auditor-General has criticised State Government departments for a widespread lack of service and performance targets.

Ashley Harrison retires from NRL with neck injury

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:50

A neck injury has forced veteran Ashley Harrison to retire from the NRL immediately after 15 first-grade seasons.

17yo to front court accused of raping 80yo woman in Mackay

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:08

A 17-year-old boy from north Queensland has been charged overnight over the sexual assault of an 80-year-old woman in Mackay.

Sydney airport power outage disrupts holiday travel

Fri, 2014-06-27 10:45

Flights through Sydney airport's domestic terminal have been affected by a power outage, delaying thousands of travellers at the start of the New South Wales school holidays.

Doctor who botched surgeries wins back licence

Fri, 2014-06-27 10:12

Restrictions placed on the licence of a specialist doctor who removed the wrong kidney from a patient in central Queensland must be lifted, the state's Civil and Administrative Tribunal has ruled.

Doctor suspended for botched surgeries to hear appeal ruling

Fri, 2014-06-27 10:12

A central Queensland doctor who removed the wrong kidney from a patient will find out today whether his full licence to practise will be reinstated.

Coroner to release findings on death of 8yo beaten by mother

Fri, 2014-06-27 09:37

A Queensland coroner will today hand down her findings on the death of an eight-year-old girl beaten by her mother with a metal vacuum cleaner pole in 2011.

Man remanded in custody over Caboolture siege

Fri, 2014-06-27 07:26

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court after yesterday's police stand-off at Caboolture, north of Brisbane.

NBA not AFL was the way to go: Exum

Fri, 2014-06-27 06:22

Dante Exum will today join fellow Aussies Andrew Bogut and Kyrie Irving as top picks in the NBA Draft.

Nauru boxers swap airstrip for Brisbane gym

Thu, 2014-06-26 15:09

Nauru's boxing team has turned to Australia for help as the country looks to claim its first Commonwealth Games boxing medal.

Baden-Clay takes stand at murder trial

Thu, 2014-06-26 14:55

Accused wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay has begun giving evidence at his murder trial in Brisbane's Supreme Court.

Live: Baden-Clay takes stand at murder trial

Thu, 2014-06-26 14:55

Accused wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay has begun giving evidence at his murder trial in Brisbane's Supreme Court.

Teenage girl fighting for life following house fire

Thu, 2014-06-26 14:39

A teenage girl is fighting for her life after suffering extensive burns in a house fire in south east Queensland.