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Could Tasmanian tigers be living in the wilds of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula?

Fri, 2017-03-17 12:46

Sightings of thylacines on Queensland's Cape York have been occurring since the 1870s, but could Tasmanian tigers still be roaming the wilds of far-north Queensland?

Senate inquiry seeks to quell hysteria around shark attacks

Fri, 2017-03-17 12:41

A Senate inquiry is aiming to quell public hysteria surrounding shark attacks, by looking at how modern technology can track their movements.

Positive-focus school program helps to curb bullying

Fri, 2017-03-17 12:33

A North Queensland school says a program rewarding positive behaviour, rather than punishing negative behaviour, is resulting in better outcomes for its students.

Self-repairing heart tissue breakthrough brings hope for cardiac patients

Fri, 2017-03-17 12:11

Queensland researchers use stem cells to create a beating human heart muscle, as well as tissue that is able to repair itself, in a discovery they hope could eventually help people with heart failure.

Dumpster divers make free meals to build community

Fri, 2017-03-17 12:02

A group in Brisbane is turning food thrown out by supermarkets into home-cooked meals which they serve to the lonely, isolated and some who are just plain hungry.

Uber outrage boils over in LNP tour of Queensland

Fri, 2017-03-17 11:21

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls labels his regional Queensland tour a success despite some fiery confrontations at public forums in Townsville and Cairns over ride sharing group Uber.

Vaccination debate flares after tetanus diagnosis

Fri, 2017-03-17 09:21

A northern New South Wales doctor says a seven-year-old girl diagnosed with tetanus had not been vaccinated.

Aboriginal remains to be retrieved from Germany

Fri, 2017-03-17 08:44

Ancestral Aboriginal remains currently housed in a German museum will be returned to Australia next week.

Schools bursting at seams as apartment boom puts pressure on catchments

Fri, 2017-03-17 08:10

An explosion in the number of high-rise apartments across our capital cities is dramatically driving up student enrolments, resulting in "jam-packed" public schools.

Who's a pretty birdie? Why this curlew is in love with its own reflection

Fri, 2017-03-17 07:30

An image of a curious bush stone-curlew caught up in its own reflection at a Brisbane university campus this week goes viral. But is this behaviour normal?

Indian fishermen warn Australia against Adani mine environmental impact

Fri, 2017-03-17 06:22

Fishermen in India say a local Adani project is harming them and killing off sea life, warning Australia to be wary as Queensland's Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk prepares to decide whether to proceed with the Carmichael coal mine.

Melbourne Storm steal victory with lucky last-gasp try

Thu, 2017-03-16 21:44

A fortuitous pin-balling try in the 77th minute sees Melbourne edge the Broncos 14-12 at AAMI Park.

Parents charged with toddler's murder face court

Thu, 2017-03-16 20:35

The parents of a Logan toddler charged with murdering their 22-month-old son back in 2007 are remanded in custody following a court appearance this morning.

Detectives charge pair with toddler's murder

Thu, 2017-03-16 20:35

A New South Wales man and a woman from Woodridge will face court today charged with the murder of Baden Bond, a 22-month-old toddler who was last seen in south of Brisbane in 2007.

Experts call for Australia to take lead on saving Great Barrier Reef

Thu, 2017-03-16 19:07

Reef experts and environmentalists call for Australia to lead on climate change and help save the Great Barrier Reef.

Mustering starts early with dry 2017

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:45

Mustering and branding starts early on several western Queensland stations as graziers prepare for what could be a lean year.

Melbourne Storm steal one from Brisbane, NRL scores and stats

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:42

Look at all the stats and scores as Storm superstar Billy Slater returns to the NRL in Melbourne's 14-12 win over Brisbane.

CCC retrieves 30k emails from Minister's deleted account

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:36

Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission retrieves emails from the personal account of Energy Minister Mark Bailey, who deleted the Yahoo address after claims he was using it to talk to union officials.

Queensland town can't find Australians for work

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:26

Business operators in Longreach in central west Queensland say they are being forced to look overseas to fill staff positions, after placing numerous ads in local media.

Driver stuck in floodwaters for 15 hours

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:10

A rescue helicopter is called in to winch a Korean man to safety after he tried to cross a fast-flowing creek on the Darling Downs in a removalist truck.