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Karmichael Hunt ruled out of clash with Crusaders after illness

Mon, 2015-05-04 20:21

A bout of gastroenteritis and an adductor strain have seen Karmichael Hunt, who has lost three kilograms, ruled out of the Queensland Reds' trip to face the Crusaders.

Hundreds of asthma deaths are preventable, experts say

Mon, 2015-05-04 19:00

Poor management of asthma is causing hundreds of preventable deaths a year and a better treatment plan in the country is needed, experts say.

Brisbane City Council criticised over breaching own City Plan

Mon, 2015-05-04 18:35

The Brisbane City Council is accused of allowing developers to breach the city's own planning requirements and build above acceptable heights.

Australian beef's true story is its best marketing tool: marketing professor

Mon, 2015-05-04 17:15

An expert of agricultural marketing says Australia's beef producers have a story to tell and that story is the key to become a "super premium" product on the world stage.

Billy Gordon to face further scrutiny when Parliament returns

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:44

Embattled MP Billy Gordon is expected to come under further scrutiny tomorrow when Queensland MPs return to Parliament following a five-week break.

Mihiatia Bruce: CCTV shows last sighting of missing woman

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:36
Police have released CCTV footage of the moment missing Springbrook woman Mihiata Bruce gets into a white ute after a car crash on Brisbane's Gateway Motorway.

Boyd to return for Broncos in time for Origin selection

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:04

Brisbane half-back Ben Hunt has backed team-mate Darius Boyd to retain his Queensland Origin spot as he nears his NRL comeback.

Grave concerns for woman missing after Gateway Motorway crash

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:34

Police have grave concerns for a mother of two last seen getting into an unknown car on the Gateway Motorway after a car crash almost a week ago.

Reality sinks in for flood-affected families in Deception Bay

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:31

Families severely affected by Friday's devastating floods in south-east Queensland have shared their harrowing experiences with 612 ABC Brisbane.

National DVO scheme may not be completed until end of 2016: Cash

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:05

A new scheme to recognise domestic violence orders across state borders may not be fully in place until the end of next year, Federal Minister Michaelia Cash says.

A Charters Towers farmer is relieved melon virus isolated

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:04

A crippling cucurbit disease found in a North Queensland watermelon crop two weeks ago has not spread through the farm.

Bird faces up to eight-match ban for dangerous throw

Mon, 2015-05-04 14:24

Greg Bird's miserable year is continuing with the Australian representative facing up to an eight-match ban for a lifting tackle on Jason Nightingale in the Kangaroos' loss to New Zealand. The ban would see him miss the first two State of Origin matches.

Clive Palmer defeats Chinese company CITIC Pacific over 'missing' $12 million

Mon, 2015-05-04 13:54

Federal MP and resources billionaire Clive Palmer has a "big win" with the Supreme Court in Queensland dismissing a case brought against him by a Chinese government-owned company.

Foreign investors line up at Beef 2015

Mon, 2015-05-04 13:31

Foreign investors and buyers have arrived at the Australian beef industry's biggest event in the hope of securing deals worth millions of dollars.

Ms Mackenzie's final Facebook video from the night she went missing.

Mon, 2015-05-04 13:19
The most recent video on missing Brisbane woman Rebecca Mackenzie's Facebook page is of her recording a friend's birthday celebration just before she disappeared. Please note, this video has been processed to increase the brightness of the original, but is untouched in any other way.

More funding to help cut Queensland ear, nose and throat patient waiting list

Mon, 2015-05-04 12:42

The Queensland Government says it will provide $30 million in extra funds to tackle the waiting list for ear, nose and throat problems.

Qld Government rejects bid for Great Keppel Island resort casino licence

Mon, 2015-05-04 11:53

A central Queensland mayor says the State Government should not be too quick in ruling out a "boutique" casino on Great Keppel Island.

Fight on to save Kingaroy private hospital

Mon, 2015-05-04 11:46

The South Burnett Mayor in southern Queensland says he is optimistic he can find a solution to prevent the closure of the local private hospital.

Award winning grazier predicts better times ahead

Mon, 2015-05-04 11:45

The biggest showcase for Australia's beef industry has started in Rockhampton, Central Queensland.

Missing woman last seen walking towards Story Bridge after night out

Mon, 2015-05-04 11:45

A young woman missing after a night out in Brisbane's nightclub precinct in Fortitude Valley was last seen making her way to the Story Bridge, police say.