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Who made the first Anzac biscuit?

Tue, 2018-04-24 09:47

Most family recipes tell a story, but none so much, or with as much mystery still surrounding it, as the Anzac biscuit.

Cream for outback scones could return as new player whips-up rescue package

Tue, 2018-04-24 06:44

Outback cooks will no longer have to serve scones and jam without cream if a new processor's plan to step in to replace the staple Devondale long-life product to remote kitchens comes off.

Health of platypus habitat trumps development on city's outskirts

Tue, 2018-04-24 06:00

Residents on the rural outskirts of Brisbane fight back against advancing housing developments that could put platypus populations under pressure.

American submariners honoured in special Brisbane dawn service

Tue, 2018-04-24 05:49

For three years during World War II, Brisbane's New Farm Wharf hosted thousands of Yankee submariners. Their legacy is honoured at a relatively new dawn service at the wharf that is getting bigger every year.

Australian taxpayers' millions handed to Chinese-owned gas company

Tue, 2018-04-24 05:08

The Federal Government awards a $6 million grant to a gas producer wholly owned by a massive Chinese company said to have close links to the country's Communist Party.

Brisbane author Emily O'Grady wins $20,000 Vogel Literary Award

Mon, 2018-04-23 21:19

Brisbane author Emily O'Grady wins the prestigious $20,000 Vogel Literary Award for her novel, The Yellow House.

Super Netball draws world's best, but questions raised over import policy

Mon, 2018-04-23 18:48

Super Netball's season two gets underway this weekend, in the shadows of Australia's shock Commonwealth Games loss to England and amid a debate over the merits of including international players in the league.

Predator gets deported for sexually assaulting, filming backpackers

Mon, 2018-04-23 15:58

An Italian man with "voyeuristic fantasies" who sexually assaulted female backpackers and filmed them naked in Brisbane hostels is jailed for five years, with the sentence suspended so he can be deported.

'We can put a bullet in your head': Ex-ASIO officer sues police over arrest

Mon, 2018-04-23 15:23

A former ASIO officer is suing Queensland police for $750,000 in damages over what he claims was a wrongful arrest including a "deadly chokehold" during his honeymoon.

Queensland's interstate migration 'surging' as state economy turns around

Mon, 2018-04-23 14:58

After years in the economic slow lane, Queensland is starting to surge with solid jobs growth and strong interstate migration driven by Sydney and Melbourne's high property prices, the latest Deloitte business report shows.

Man stabbed to death at Macleay Island, woman taken into custody

Mon, 2018-04-23 14:41

A woman is taken in custody as police investigate the stabbing death of a man at Macleay Island, on Brisbane's Bayside.

Health of platypus habitat trumps development on city's outskirts

Mon, 2018-04-23 14:35

Residents on the rural outskirts of Brisbane fight back against advancing housing developments that could put platypus populations under pressure.

Voicemail of scammer's call left on mobile phone

Mon, 2018-04-23 12:24
Audio of a voice mail left on a mobile phone from a scammer. Received April 21, 2018.

Listen to the latest 'low-life scammer' claiming to be from the ATO

Mon, 2018-04-23 12:24

Scammers are doing the rounds once again, targeting elderly residents with threats of legal action and arrest. Here's what you need to know should they ever call you.

Organic industry angered by plans for mandatory chemical seed treatment

Mon, 2018-04-23 07:26

Australia's organic horticultural industry is fighting planned changes for mandatory chemical treatments on imported seeds.

Will robots and fine dining be part of your future coffee hit?

Mon, 2018-04-23 07:02

If you are one of the millions of Australians who enjoys a daily cup of coffee can you imagine sipping a brew from your favourite barista via a robotic arm?

Queensland's idyllic islands are sitting in ruins, so what has gone so wrong?

Mon, 2018-04-23 05:42

The picturesque Queensland coast and its islands are the envy of the world. But behind the palm trees and sunshine, trouble is brewing, with a growing number of resorts falling into disrepair, decay and financial strain.

What to do when someone steals your photo from Facebook and claims it as their own

Mon, 2018-04-23 05:41

Once you upload a photo to Facebook do you still own it? Can someone come along and claim it as their own and try make some money off it? This is what you need to know should someone pinch your pictures from social media and claim it as their own.

Suns hold off Lions to win Q-Clash after Roos down the Hawks

Sun, 2018-04-22 14:40

The Suns edge the Lions in a frantic finish to the Q-Clash, after the Kangaroos survive a big comeback from the Hawks to register another win.

Woman's death in watch house prompts call for independent probe

Sun, 2018-04-22 13:42

Queensland Police Ethical Standards Command is investigating the death of a 44-year-old Brisbane woman in the Ipswich watch house on Saturday, but prisoner advocate Debbie Kilroy says it is inappropriate for police to investigate themselves.