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Queensland Rail CCTV footage shows close calls

Mon, 2016-02-01 14:04
Queensland Rail CCTV footage shows people risking their lives by crossing, or attempting to cross the tracks when the boom gates are down and the pedestrian gates are closed.

How an Emerald-mother became a powerlifting champion

Mon, 2016-02-01 13:50

Champion powerlifter Cass Pickard looks like the picture of health, but the Emerald mother-of-two says just a few short years ago that was not the case.

Vic Hislop's Shark Show closes its doors

Mon, 2016-02-01 13:31

Vic Hislop's Shark Show in Hervey Bay closes its doors today after being a tourism icon for 30 years.

Outback Qld council set to start roo cull

Mon, 2016-02-01 13:16

Quilpie council will start culling kangaroos from the south-west Queensland town this month to try and tackle the animals numbers.

Producers welcome heavy rain as Queensland prepares for more storms

Mon, 2016-02-01 13:10

Queensland's Wide Bay region has been hit by three consecutive days of thunderstorms, wind and heavy rain which brought relief to some producers.

North Queensland birdwatcher illustrates wildlife through poetry

Mon, 2016-02-01 13:04

While many birdwatchers enjoy capturing wildlife through photography, Daryl Barnes prefers to portray them in poetry.

Worker shot in chest with a nail gun, rushed to hospital

Mon, 2016-02-01 12:56

An 18-year-old man is shot in the chest with a nail gun on a worksite north of Brisbane, prompting a workplace safety investigation.

Calliope in central Qld wins fight for new high school

Mon, 2016-02-01 11:20

The State Government has announced it will build a new high school at Calliope, in central Queensland, by 2020.

South-east Queensland swelters as temps to soar above average

Mon, 2016-02-01 11:17

Steamy conditions are set to continue over the next two days as south-east Queensland residents prepare for temperatures above 35 degrees.

EX-Kennedy candidate keen to raise cancer awareness in Indigenous communities

Mon, 2016-02-01 11:12

The former LNP candidate for Bob Katter's seat of Kennedy, in northern Queensland, says she is hoping to raise more awareness about cancer in Indigenous communities.

Hervey Bay shark museum shuts

Mon, 2016-02-01 11:02

Hervey Bay's world famous shark museum will close its doors today, after more than 30 years entertaining tourists.

Qld Government offers funding help for $76m Cairns arts centre

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:59

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the State Government is willing to help fund the new Cairns Performing Arts Centre but is yet to be approached.

Greens urge greater regulation of mine rehab costs

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:49

A Queensland Greens Senator says the State Government should be ensuring rehabilitation costs for mines are secured to ensure costs do not fall to taxpayers.

Bomb-making manual found in Townsville

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:43

Police are questioning a 54-year-old man over the discovery of a bomb-making manual in Townsville on the weekend.

Final curtain signals end of an era for Cairns Civic Theatre

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:40

An emotional final performance by the Cairns Choral Society has signalled the end for the Cairns Civic Theatre.

Policeman charged with murdering baby son appears in court

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:32

A Brisbane police constable is remanded in custody after facing court charged with the murder of his two-month-old son more than 18 months ago.

Larkin named world's top male swimmer of 2015

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:32

Queensland backstroker Mitch Larkin has been crowned the International Swimming Federation's male swimmer of the year.

Surfer Mick Fanning permanently splits from wife

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:30

Surfer Mick Fanning announces he has permanently split from his wife of five years, Karissa Dalton, a year after the pair separated.

Human remains found in car of missing central Queensland man

Mon, 2016-02-01 10:26

Human remains are found in a car registered to a Queensland man who has been missing since 2014, police confirm.

'I can't let it rest': Missing woman's friends demand answers

Mon, 2016-02-01 09:47

Friends of Queensland woman Carmel Brookes are appealing to Australian authorities to continue investigating the circumstances surrounding her 2012 disappearance at sea.