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Queensland Police Service fry an egg on the patrol car bonnet in Birdsville

Sun, 2017-02-12 09:45
It's hot outside! Queensland Police Service fry an egg on the patrol car bonnet in Birdsville.

South-east Queensland residents swelter as heatwave records tumble

Sun, 2017-02-12 09:27

Hot weather records have tumbled across parts of south-east Queensland amid a relentless heatwave, including Toowoomba which experienced 40 degrees Celsius for the first time.

South-east Queensland braces for record heatwave temps

Sun, 2017-02-12 09:27

Temperatures are tipped to exceed 40 degrees Celsius in many places across Queensland, with authorities urging people to cancel outdoor activities like bushwalking and be wary of the increased fire risk.

NSW Rural Fire Service says they're preparing for unprecedented fire conditions.

Sun, 2017-02-12 08:51
The New South Wales Rural Fire Service says today's extreme weather conditions have never been seen before, and fears the situation could trigger uncontrollable, deadly bushfires.

What do people get out of alternative spirituality?

Sun, 2017-02-12 05:04

What do people hope for when they consult a psychic, and what leads some to witchcraft?

'Leave now': Emergencies at Leadville and Pappinbarra fires

Sun, 2017-02-12 04:56

People who live in bushland areas with catastrophic fire conditions are told to leave their homes, as the NSW RFS issues emergency warnings for fires at Leadville near Dunedoo and Lower Pappinbarra, 50km west of Port Macquarie.

Leave catastrophic fire areas before it's too late, RFS warns

Sun, 2017-02-12 04:56

The NSW Rural Fire Service says people who live in bushland areas with catastrophic fire conditions need to leave their homes as blazes can become uncontrollable in minutes, as an emergency warning is issued for a fire at Leadville, near Dunedoo.

'Nonsense' Qld trading hours laws set for revamp, butchers, hardware suppliers to benefit

Sun, 2017-02-12 00:10

Queenslanders will be able to buy bulk meat on Sundays and hardware supplies from 6am Sundays under streamlined new trading hours laws which are to be considered by Cabinet in coming weeks.

Second-string City come back to draw with Roar

Sat, 2017-02-11 21:47

Melbourne City's second-stringers show their wares, earning a point with a gritty comeback to draw 2-2 with the Roar at AAMI Park.

Is this Queensland's hardest working lifesaving volunteer?

Sat, 2017-02-11 11:08

You are in trouble in the Gold Coast surf and in urgent need of a lifesaver, but fear not when you find the man who comes to your rescue is old enough to be your grandfather.

Beaches close in Queensland as record-breaking temps forecast

Sat, 2017-02-11 11:07

As Queenslanders deal with extreme summer heat and closed beaches, records are predicted to tumble on Sunday in the state's south, the Bureau of Meteorology says.

Surge in support for Hanson's One Nation in Queensland

Sat, 2017-02-11 10:12

The Queensland Government talks up its jobs policies after a new opinion poll shows a surge in support for Pauline Hanson's One Nation in the state.

As it happened: Temps climb near 50 degrees Celsius across eastern Australia

Sat, 2017-02-11 09:33

New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT swelter in a heatwave, while southern Western Australia braced for more rain and flooding.

Beating the heat: Scientists rate Brisbane's coolest suburbs

Sat, 2017-02-11 08:09

Staying cool in the heatwave this weekend is definitely about substance over style, but scientists reveal some parts of Brisbane are certainly cooler than others.

Eastern Australia bakes in heatwave

Fri, 2017-02-10 23:31

Much of Australia is enduring an extreme heatwave, with temperatures exceeding 45C in parts of the country, and conditions are expected to worsen across the weekend.

NSW facing hottest February day as heatwave moves across country

Fri, 2017-02-10 23:31

The heatwave across Australia is expected to worsen over the weekend, with rural fire services warning of potentially catastrophic fire conditions.

Winton steer trial ends four months early

Fri, 2017-02-10 18:11

Impressive weight gains force a western Queensland steer trial competition to be cut four months short.

Winton steer trial ends four months early

Fri, 2017-02-10 18:11

Impressive weight gains force a western Queensland steer trial competition to be cut four months short.

Winton steer trial ends four months early

Fri, 2017-02-10 18:11

Impressive weight gains force a western Queensland steer trial competition to be cut four months short.

How Queensland schools are beating the heat this summer

Fri, 2017-02-10 15:13

If Queensland students are hoping for a heat-induced early departure on hot school days, they may be a little disappointed.