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Nine months ago they were closing down, now this century-old business is booming again

Fri, 2018-04-20 16:50

Century-old Queensland business Alvey Reels, which announced it would close its doors in mid-2017 due to poor sales, will stay open after a viral Facebook post spurred a flurry of orders from loyal customers, and attracted a new business partner.

Council backflips on recycling dump, wants fewer pizza boxes in yellow bins

Fri, 2018-04-20 15:59

The Mayor of Ipswich, west of Brisbane, says the Council will reverse its decision to send the city's recycling to the tip, but asks residents to pitch in by keeping unrecyclable waste out of their yellow-lid bins.

Dogs seized by RSPCA and Queensland police

Fri, 2018-04-20 13:53
Dogs believed to have been used in dog fights are rescued by RSPCA and Queensland police following raids on four properties. Video supplied April 19, 2018.

RSPCA, police seize dogs believed to be used for fighting

Fri, 2018-04-20 13:53

Dozens of dogs, some of which were believed to have been used for fighting, are seized when RSPCA inspectors and police execute warrants at four Queensland properties.

The new Waltzing Matilda centre opens in Winton

Fri, 2018-04-20 12:26
The outback Queensland town of Winton is rising from the ashes with its key tourist attraction, now rebuilt after going up in flames three years ago.

Police officer guilty of baby son's manslaughter

Fri, 2018-04-20 12:03

Colin David Randall, a senior constable from the Brisbane region, pleads guilty to the manslaughter of his two-month-old son, after the boy was found with significant injuries in 2014.

Former police officer guilty of baby son's manslaughter

Fri, 2018-04-20 12:03

Colin David Randall, a former senior constable from the Brisbane region, pleads guilty to the manslaughter of his two-month-old son, after the boy was found with significant injuries in 2014.

Hidden history of Queensland locked away in basement vault

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:19

Thousands of important films and mysterious home videos are sitting in a vault under the State Library of Queensland, waiting to be digitised.

'I'm pretty sure it's poisonous': Man dies after suspected eastern brown snake bite in Townsville

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:10

A man in his 40s dies from a snake bite after showing a mate what is suspected to be a deadly eastern brown snake in his hands at his home in Townsville in north Queensland.

'I'm pretty sure it's poisonous': Man dies after suspected eastern brown snake bite in Townsville

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:10

A man in his 40s dies after being bitten by what is thought to have been an eastern brown snake at a home in Townsville, minutes after holding the snake and showing the bite mark to a mate.

Man dies in Townsville after snake bite

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:10

A man in his 40s dies after being bitten suspected eastern brown a snake at a home in Townsville, with paramedics describing the incident as rare.

Time-lapse of the Waltzing Matilda Centre being built in Winton

Fri, 2018-04-20 08:43
Centre manager Cameron Mace said everybody was fatigued by the building and construction of the site and were ready to see it up and running.

Killer on the run after fatal Brisbane shooting

Fri, 2018-04-20 07:08

A killer is on the run as police investigate the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jacob Bell at Petrie, north of Brisbane.

Killer on the run after fatal Brisbane shooting

Fri, 2018-04-20 07:08

A killer is on the run as police investigate the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man at Petrie, north of Brisbane, just after midnight.

Man dies after being shot in the chest north of Brisbane

Fri, 2018-04-20 07:08

A homicide investigation is underway to find the person who shot dead a 24-year-old man at a unit complex in Petrie, north of Brisbane, last night.

WWI veteran's family fights for land 96 years on

Fri, 2018-04-20 06:54

For 96 years, the late Private Augustus Hodgkinson Davies and his descendants have lived on one property in suburban Brisbane — yet they have never held freehold title of the land.

Grower turns to market niche to recover from nightmare virus

Fri, 2018-04-20 06:51

Three years on from a devastating disease incursion, diversifying away from traditional crops could save a Queensland melon and pumpkin farm.

Why were the Gold Coast's old train lines ripped up?

Fri, 2018-04-20 06:39

On the Gold Coast, transport, and particularly how you get to Brisbane, is one of the city’s biggest frustrations and constant talking points.

What is going on in Queensland with recycling?

Fri, 2018-04-20 05:50

Ipswich council is sending all recycling for the city's 210,000 residents straight to landfill, which could undermine people's faith in recycling. What's the problem and what needs to change?

What should you do so your loved ones can honour your dying wish?

Fri, 2018-04-20 05:38

Thinking about the end of your life is hard enough, not many people want to talk about it. But medical experts are encouraging Australians to sit down and not only discuss it with their families, but document it. Here's what you need to know about advance care planning.