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A former swimmer who alleges she was abused by high-profile coach Scott Volkers says she felt "insulted" by a top prosecutor's comments about her physical response to his advances.
New research has revealed junior elite athletes as young as 12 are using performance-enhancing drugs.
Researchers from the University of Canberra and Queensland's Griffith University have spent three years interviewing junior athletes.
More than 900 athletes aged from 12 to 17, who were competing at an elite junior level, were interviewed.
Researchers found about 4 per cent of elite junior athletes are using performance or image-enhancing drugs.
The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has been found not guilty of breaching the Queensland Government's financial disclosure laws.
Queensland captain Cameron Smith says five-eighth Johnathan Thurston is ready to fire in State of Origin III.
Blues skipper Paul Gallen says he does not care if he lifts the State of Origin shield in front of a virtually empty Lang Park.
The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) kept extending the contract of head swimming coach Scott Volkers because he was getting good results, even though he had not been cleared to work with children, a royal commission has heard.
It was the moment the Gold Coast had feared, but just what does Gary Ablett's injury mean to the Suns?
Queensland's new chief justice Tim Carmody has been sworn in at a private ceremony in Brisbane's court district.
It is the first time in almost a century the state's new chief justice has been sworn in behind closed doors, as controversy rages about his suitability for the job.
Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald has once again voiced his opposition to the appointment, describing Justice Carmody as a "totally unsuitable choice".
The prosecution in the murder trial of accused wife-killer Gerard Baden-Clay has described a violent struggle between the couple during which Allison Baden-Clay left scratches on her husband's face.
Injured Gold Coast skipper Gary Ablett is remaining upbeat about his immediate AFL future after meeting with leading surgeon Greg Hoy.
Australia's peak solar power body fears Queensland's electricity companies are trying to put people off installing new solar systems.
Bones have been discovered at an abandoned house at Ipswich, west of Brisbane, but police have confirmed they are not human.
Sally Pearson is not the seemingly unstoppable force she once was, but is in line for gold in Glasgow nonetheless.
Australia's largest ever class action is set to start today on behalf of victims of the floods that devastated Brisbane in January 2011.
The ABC understands lawyers of affected residents and businesses will claim the operators of Wivenhoe Dam are liable for a huge compensation bill.
During the floods more than 2,000 homes in Brisbane and Ipswich were swamped and thousands more homes and businesses were affected.
A late Kevin Gordon try saw the Gold Coast Titans to an ugly 14-10 win over the Rabbitohs on Monday night.
Grandstand brings you live updates from the NRL clash between the Rabbitohs and Titans at Homebush.
Hawthorn defender Brian Lake was referred directly to the tribunal for his chokehold on Kangaroo Drew Petrie.
The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has heard evidence from an alleged victim of former national swimming coach Scott Volkers.
Charges that were laid against Mr Volkers, a former Olympic coach, were dramatically dropped in 2002 after he had been committed to stand trial in Queensland.
The hearing is examining how Swimming Australia, Queensland swimming associations and public prosecutors responded to the allegations of abuse.
The liquidators of failed childcare provider ABC Learning have reached a deal with its lenders to help pay workers and reimburse the Federal Government.
A leading criminal lawyer wants Queensland Police to explain why it is taking so long to investigate a police officer who partially-blinded an Aboriginal woman with a Taser.