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New trial will see preschools teaching a second language

Sat, 2014-11-08 11:34

The Federal Government selects 40 preschools across the country to take part in a trial of teaching a second language to young children.

Ravenshoe bushfire eases in far north Queensland

Sat, 2014-11-08 11:00

A fire that has claimed 12,000 hectares of bushland at Ravenshoe in far north Queensland is starting to ease. The fire came close to about 30 homes on Saturday afternoon but firefighters kept the flames away.

Bushfire threatens dozens of properties in far north Queensland

Sat, 2014-11-08 11:00

Firefighters are still trying to save dozens of homes threatened by a large bushfire at Ravenshoe in far north Queensland.

Bushfire threatens 24 properties in far north Queensland

Sat, 2014-11-08 11:00

About 24 properties are in danger of being lost to a large bushfire burning at Ravenshoe in far north Queensland.

Fencing goes up around G20 site in South Brisbane

Sat, 2014-11-08 09:27

The reality of what life will be like during the G20 has hit home as Brisbane's inner city woke up to police with greater search powers and fences erected around G20 venues.

G20 summit inspires budding artists from local schools

Sat, 2014-11-08 08:56

With G20 just around the corner, 21 south-east Queensland primary schools have created artwork inspired by the themes of the summit.

Barba free to leave Broncos, expected to join Sharks

Sat, 2014-11-08 07:54

Ben Barba's career at Brisbane is over after he was given permission to negotiate with other clubs.

Teens died despite warnings to Queensland Government over closure of mental health facility

Fri, 2014-11-07 19:27

Three seriously ill teenagers died despite the Queensland Government receiving repeated warnings about the dangers of closing a specialised mental health facility for young people in Brisbane, government documents reveal. 

Brisbane comes alive with $10m culture celebration

Fri, 2014-11-07 17:33

Organisers of the Brisbane G20 have gone to great lengths to ensure Brisbane is not all business while world leaders are in town.

Queensland floods class action to go ahead in 2016

Fri, 2014-11-07 16:32

A class action launched against the Queensland Government and its two water authorities will go ahead in 2016.

Live: Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory; Brisbane Roar v Melbourne City

Fri, 2014-11-07 16:00

Tune in and follow the latest updates from the Jets-Victory and Roar-City fifth-round A-League clashes.

Pick-up artist who chokes women leaves Australia and has visa cancelled

Fri, 2014-11-07 12:07

A self-proclaimed pick-up artist who promotes choking women leaves the country and has his visa cancelled by the Federal Government.

G20 Brisbane: Your essential transport guide

Fri, 2014-11-07 11:55

Changes to Brisbane's train and bus services are now in effect through to the end of this weekend's G20 summit, with some routes altered to allow for restricted zones in the city. Find out what will be affected and when.

Alleged gunman remanded in custody after Sunshine Coast rampage

Fri, 2014-11-07 11:53

The man at the centre of yesterday's carjacking drama on Queensland's Sunshine Coast may be referred to the Mental Health Board.

Brisbane artisan producers spruik their wares to G20 visitors

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:54

A tradeshow with a difference will open its doors to G20 visitors to spruik their handmade produce to the world.

Indigenous leader Noel Pearson abused during Brisbane speech

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:05

Indigenous leader Noel Pearson accepts an invitation to meet with elders in Brisbane after some of them launched a scathing attack on him during a public lecture.

Promise Tracker: The Abbott Government's broken election promises jump from 8 to 12

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:01

The number of election commitments broken by the Abbott Government has jumped from eight to 12.

Since launching our election Promise Tracker in July, we've had requests from the audience - and the Prime Minister's office - to examine more of the Coalition's pre-election commitments.

We've added a dozen of the most popular requests into the mix. Find out how they change the Abbott Government's record.

Man on manslaughter charge over Gold Coast death

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:31

A man is charged with manslaughter over the death of a 57-year-old man at a house at Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast last month.

'Missing' four-year-old Loganlea girl found

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:30

A four-year-old girl reported missing from her south Brisbane home in the early hours is found in a street.

Four-year-old girl goes missing south of Brisbane

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:30

Police are looking for a four-year-old girl who went missing in the early hours of the morning, south of Brisbane.