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Search for gunmen continues as caravan park shooting victim recovers

Tue, 2016-10-18 08:10

A man shot in the chest at a caravan park in Brisbane's south is recovering in hospital, police say, as the search continues for two gunmen.

Man charged over fatal stabbing of partner

Tue, 2016-10-18 07:40

A man charged over the murder of his partner, who was found stabbed to death in Cairns, will front a bedside court hearing today.

Five children last seen at Home Hill returned safe

Tue, 2016-10-18 07:09

Five children who were the subject of an amber alert are found safe and well after their father allegedly took them from a house at Home Hill in Queensland's north.

Jury struggling to reach verdict in Tostee murder trial

Tue, 2016-10-18 06:55

The jury in the Gable Tostee trial will resume deliberations today, as members struggle to reach a verdict over whether he killed Tinder date Warriena Wright, who fell off his 14th floor Gold Coast apartment balcony.

Percival the peacock protects chicken flock with fabulous feather frock

Tue, 2016-10-18 05:16

A flamboyant peacock named Percival is helping a Queensland chicken farmer protect his hens from preying animals.

Thousands of homes without power as storm hits south-east Queensland

Mon, 2016-10-17 17:26

Almost 12,500 properties in south-east Queensland are without power after a storm hit Brisbane and the Lockyer Valley this afternoon, bringing rain and damaging wind gusts.

How well is Queensland's economy performing?

Mon, 2016-10-17 16:55

There have been seven economic reports released in as many days. Some of the results are good, some are just OK, and others are not so good, state political reporter Chris O'Brien writes.

One critical, two still hospitalised from mystery drug on Gold Coast

Mon, 2016-10-17 16:14

A Victorian man remains in a critical condition after overdosing on a mystery drug that affected 15 other people on the Gold Coast over the weekend.

Peaches grown successfully in Queensland's subtropics

Mon, 2016-10-17 16:03

A Queensland couple is breaking the mould and growing peaches commercially in the subtropics.

Hundreds of homes in doubt as Bob Day's building empire collapses

Mon, 2016-10-17 15:45

Hundreds of people hoping to move into their dream homes face an uncertain future after Family First senator Bob Day's building company collapses, with thousands of subcontractors also facing huge losses.

The young faces of modern-day gardening

Mon, 2016-10-17 15:42

While gardening was once seen as a domain for retired adults, three north Queensland green thumbs reflect on the fresh, young face of horticulture.

Fruit and vegetable sector seeks to root out worker exploitation

Mon, 2016-10-17 15:09

Horticultural industry leaders say they are disappointed exploitation of working holiday makers is continuing to tarnish the reputation of their industry.

Sheep return to Qld but contractors struggle to find shearers and crutchers

Mon, 2016-10-17 13:38

After years of drought, outback Queensland's sheep and wool industry begins to bounce back with producers putting out an urgent call for workers.

Local paper plane championships off to a flyer

Mon, 2016-10-17 13:21

A father inspired by a recent Australian film holds a paper plane competition in Brisbane to encourage children to put down their laptops and connect.

Government plan to save sea turtle eggs dubbed 'hypocritical'

Mon, 2016-10-17 13:00

Efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change on sea turtles are being ramped up on the southern Great Barrier Reef coast, as a joint Federal and State Government program expands the use of shade cloth to reduce the temperature for turtle egg incubation.

Police officer rammed, knocked off motorcycle near Ipswich

Mon, 2016-10-17 11:10

Video footage capturing the moment a car driver rammed a Queensland police officer on his motorbike, knocking him to the ground, is released by police as part of the search for the culprit.

Jury retires to consider verdict in Tostee murder trial

Mon, 2016-10-17 10:57

The Supreme Court jury in the Gable Tostee trial will resume deliberations on Tuesday morning as to whether he is guilty of killing Tinder date Warriena Wright, who fell to her death from his 14th-floor apartment on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Jury in Gable Tostee trial could retire to consider verdict today

Mon, 2016-10-17 10:57

The Supreme Court jury in the murder trial of Gold Coast man Gable Tostee could retire to consider its verdict later today, with Justice John Byrne summing up the case for the jury this morning.

Annual starling migration creates biodiversity hotspots on Queensland's Cape York

Mon, 2016-10-17 10:05

Researchers document inter-species behaviour during one of the world's densest animal aggregations in far north Queensland.

Faulkner says ex-husband had taken child before

Mon, 2016-10-17 07:02

Sally Faulkner says her ex-husband had taken one of their children before the botched Lebanon kidnapping made headlines across the world.