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'Execution' of Tony McGrath arranged by woman he loved, court told

Tue, 2016-05-10 18:31

Brisbane rugby league referee Tony McGrath was killed in a "cold-blooded execution", a Supreme Court jury hears.

Queensland dairy farmers hope to avoid impacts of southern milk price crash

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:51

The new executive director of the Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation is hopeful his members will avoid the impacts of the milk price crash in southern markets.

Patrick dock workers reject pay offer, lockout possible

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:48

Stevedoring company Patrick considers locking out workers after employees overwhelming vote to reject the company's pay offer.

Aurukun teachers evacuated due to violence in Indigenous community

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:27

More than 20 school teachers are ordered to leave the far north Queensland Indigenous community of Aurukun due to persistent violent unrest.

Medicinal cannabis to be treatment option in Queensland 'within weeks'

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:19

Some Queensland doctors could be prescribing medicinal cannabis to patients from as early as next month, the State Government says.

Flying foxes fill the skies over Gayndah

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:06

Queensland's oldest town is normally home to about 45,000 flying foxes, but in the past two weeks the population has blown out to over six times its normal number.

Potential for mouse plague in Queensland's southern grain region

Tue, 2016-05-10 16:53

Favourable weather extends the breeding season of mice in grain-growing areas of Southern Queensland.

Father-son orthodontic team straighten teeth across generations

Tue, 2016-05-10 16:45

Two generations of Rockhampton orthodontists see offspring of original patients.

Child abuse claims should face no time limits in Queensland, activist urges

Tue, 2016-05-10 16:28

Time limits on sexual abuse victims lodging legal claims are archaic, unfair and must be repealed, the Queensland Government is being told.

Drought forces family to destock and sell

Tue, 2016-05-10 15:42

After battling the drought for four years, a western Queensland grazier has made the decision to destock and sell up.

Orphaned koala Thurston released back into wild

Tue, 2016-05-10 15:32

A young orphaned koala is released back into the wild at a south-east Queensland nature refuge after eight months in care.

Orphaned koala 'Thurston' released back into the wild

Tue, 2016-05-10 15:20
After eight months in care, a young orphaned koala has been released back into the wild at a south-east Queensland nature refuge.

Abortion bill to be conscience vote for both sides of Queensland politics

Tue, 2016-05-10 15:18

A move by independent MP Rob Pyne to decriminalise abortion in Queensland will be decided with a conscience vote by MPs on both sides of Parliament.

Crows coach Don Pyke 'satisfied' with umpiring response after Bulldogs loss

Tue, 2016-05-10 15:18

Adelaide Crows coach Don Pyke says he is satisfied with the response from the AFL regarding an uneven free-kick count against his side in its loss to the Western Bulldogs on Saturday night.

Beryl the Brahman poddy calf a hit with social media

Tue, 2016-05-10 14:12

A Brahman poddy calf rescued from a cattle yard in north-west Queensland is a huge hit on social media.

Shorten hits the hustings in Townsville

Tue, 2016-05-10 13:42

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is in north Queensland today, with hopes to win critical support in the state's key seats.

Police seek car possibly linked to Bundaberg bashing

Tue, 2016-05-10 13:24

Police are asking for public help to find a car that may be linked with the assault of a Bundaberg man.

Cameron McEvoy pools passions for swimming and science

Tue, 2016-05-10 13:19

Cameron McEvoy's undergraduate studies in physics and applied mathematics are never far from his mind, especially during those long training sessions.

Long wait over for Baralaba Coal Mine workers' entitlements

Tue, 2016-05-10 13:14

Retrenched central Queensland coal workers say they are relieved to have been paid their entitlements after waiting for more than three months

Taking the pith: Couple turns unwanted limes into popular products

Tue, 2016-05-10 13:14

A Queensland couple turns unwanted limes into value-added products including lime salt and chilli soda.