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Tourism numbers sinking on the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Fri, 2017-04-28 08:54

The Town of 1770 and Agnes Water struggle to stay afloat amid a sharp drop in the number of tourists venturing to its resorts and shops.

NRL bunker stands behind Panthers' no try against Broncos

Fri, 2017-04-28 06:36

The Penrith Panthers were controversially stripped of a try in their 32-18 loss to Brisbane, but the bunker has backed its decision.

New hospital's medical student program may not go ahead

Fri, 2017-04-28 06:17

The Queensland Government threatens to withdraw financial support for 15 medical student places at the new $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital if the roles go to international students.

Mandatory drug testing for Queensland parents with kids in care

Thu, 2017-04-27 21:13

The Queensland Government will conduct mandatory drug testing of parents whose children have come into departmental care, after statistics revealed one in three kids in protection had at least one parent who was using or had used ice.

Broncos lose Roberts to injury in win over Panthers

Thu, 2017-04-27 19:29

The sight of New South Wales State of Origin hopeful James Roberts being carried off the field sours Brisbane's 32-18 win over Penrith at Lang Park.

NRL live: Panthers try to snap losing streak against Broncos

Thu, 2017-04-27 19:29

Round nine of the NRL kicks off with the Panthers in Brisbane to play the Broncos. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary with our ScoreCentre.

Suspended whistleblower sues Queensland for $1.3m

Thu, 2017-04-27 17:37

A Gold Coast Sergeant is suing the Queensland Government for $1.3 million in damages for alleged whistleblower reprisal, claiming loss of reputation, professional damage and humiliation.

Light plane makes emergency landing with nose landing gear locked

Thu, 2017-04-27 17:27
Vision taken by a Channel 7 helicopter shows a light plane landing at Brisbane's Archerfield airport with the nose wheel locked.

Light plane skids to halt after emergency landing

Thu, 2017-04-27 17:14

The man who guided a trainee pilot through a successful emergency landing in a light plane at Archerfield Airport in Brisbane's west says he could not have hoped for a better outcome.

Developers tell CCC they expect nothing in return for political donations

Thu, 2017-04-27 16:50

All political donations should be banned and a funding model established to create a more equitable system, a Queensland developer tells a corruption inquiry in Brisbane.

Self-funded wild dog fence rises in Queensland's Bulloo Shire

Thu, 2017-04-27 16:02

A sheep producer in Queensland's south-west who is fully funding a wild dog exclusion fence around his property says government grants should be available to individuals.

'He wants to steal our royalties': Queensland Premier slams Turnbull

Thu, 2017-04-27 15:35

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk slams Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's intervention in the gas market, accusing him of "stealing" the state's royalties and "lacking the courage" to formulate a national energy policy.

Boosted police presence at sentencing of former Bandidos bikie

Thu, 2017-04-27 15:29

More than a dozen associates of former Bandidos bikie Leonard Toalei attend a Southport courtroom while he is sentenced to six years' jail for a violent rampage on the Gold Coast in 2013, prompting extra police presence.

New coral bleaching database puts Australia second worst

Thu, 2017-04-27 14:43

Scientists compile a new global database of coral reef mass-bleaching events that shows the likelihood of bleaching increased eight-fold from the late 1990s.

Third of kids coming into state protection have 'ice parents'

Thu, 2017-04-27 14:08

Emerging "ice corridors" across south-east and central Queensland mean 749 children found to be in need of protection in 2016 had a parent using methamphetamines.

Conman Peter Foster willing to wear monitoring device if granted bail

Thu, 2017-04-27 13:01

Convicted conman Peter Foster is prepared to wear an electronic monitoring device if he is granted bail for fraud charges over an online betting agency, a Sydney court hears.

Queensland youth detention report details remain hidden on legal advice: D'Ath

Thu, 2017-04-27 12:50

Redacted sections of a report into youth detention in Queensland that was released today will remain undisclosed despite criticism from some criminal justice experts and the LNP Opposition.

Quarter of kids in parts of Cape York are intellectually disabled

Thu, 2017-04-27 11:56

Indigenous leader Noel Pearson wants an inquiry into Queensland's Education Department after a report finds a quarter of students in some Cape York communities have an intellectual disability but not getting the support they need.

Bumper stickers help guide dogs stay safe after accidents

Thu, 2017-04-27 11:43

A new bumper sticker is designed to help blind and vision-impaired people protect their dogs when in a car accident.

Roar hero Young left bloodied by goalpost days before A-League semi-final

Thu, 2017-04-27 09:52

Brisbane Roar could be down to their third-choice goalkeeper for their A-League semi-final after Jamie Young was injured during an Asian Champions League loss.