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Woman's murder leads to domestic abuse case rethink

Fri, 2014-09-26 17:19

A young woman's horrific death at the hands of her partner in June 2011 has prompted calls for sweeping changes to the way Queensland authorities handle domestic violence.

Brisbane Parkour crew push local limits

Fri, 2014-09-26 16:34

A group of Brisbane teenagers are pushing their bodies to the limit, using everyday objects to extraordinary effect as part of a local Parkour crew.

Titans confirm Matterson as new assistant coach

Fri, 2014-09-26 15:20

Gold Coast has lured Terry Matterson from North Queensland to be Neil Henry's assistant coach at the NRL club.

Christian, Muslim leaders gather for mosque service

Fri, 2014-09-26 14:20

Brisbane's Christian and Muslim communities have taken part in an interfaith service at Kuraby mosque in Brisbane's south to condemn religious violence.

Tweed River yabby study amid turf war

Fri, 2014-09-26 13:51

Some fishermen on Queensland's Gold Coast are accusing visiting anglers of destroying their local yabby supply and have enlisted researchers to catch the culprits.

Robina shooting victim did not help police, court told

Fri, 2014-09-26 13:31

The man who was shot at a busy Gold Cost shopping centre refused to help police with their investigation, Brisbane's Supreme Court has been told.

Queenslanders get second chance in Gallipoli ballot

Fri, 2014-09-26 10:51

Queenslanders have a second chance to be involved in next year's Anzac commemorations in Gallipoli.

Court halts Palmer's Mineralogy attempt to terminate Citic Pacific mining rights

Fri, 2014-09-26 10:31

The Western Australian Supreme Court has moved to prevent Clive Palmer's mining company from acting on a termination notice it issued to its Chinese business partner.

Ethiopian refugee running to a new life in Queensland

Fri, 2014-09-26 09:25

Ethiopian refugee and elite runner Lamaa Kuruu is building a new life for himself and running his way towards victory.

Palmer resort stolen buggies leave trail of damage

Fri, 2014-09-26 08:39

Police have charged two men over an incident in which three buggies were stolen from Clive Palmer's Coolum resort and taken on a joyride, leaving a trail of destruction.

Abbott raises Greste jailing with Egyptian president

Fri, 2014-09-26 08:30

Tony Abbott has used the UN General Assembly to raise the case of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste with the Egyptian president.

Qld Government updates slogan as 2015 election looms

Fri, 2014-09-26 07:10

The Queensland Government has updated its slogan, adding six new words to the end of "Great State. Great Opportunity" that is says reflects the LNP's "strong plan" for the state.

Brisbane actor returns home as windy warthog in The Lion King

Thu, 2014-09-25 19:47

Brisbane-born actor Russell Dykstra says he is right at home as a flatulent warthog in The Lion King.

Brisbane train surfer dies; police say he was 'graffitiing'

Thu, 2014-09-25 16:51

A man has died while train surfing in Brisbane's south, with Queensland Police saying CCTV footage showed he had been spraying graffiti.

Storms strike south-east Queensland

Thu, 2014-09-25 16:28

A storm that was forecast to hit south-east Queensland this afternoon has hit the region bringing rain, wind and hail.

Queensland Government-owned firm buys shares in Cash Converters

Thu, 2014-09-25 16:09

The Queensland Government-owned investment firm QIC Limited is investing in the payday lending industry, despite signing up to a United Nations-backed ethical investment scheme.

Robina shooting victim asked for ambulance at phone shop

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:47

A woman caught in the crossfire of a Gold Coast shooting has told a Brisbane court she walked into a phone shop and said “can someone call an ambulance I think I've been shot".

Hookworm 'may relieve' coeliac disease symptoms

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:25

A parasite hookworm could hold the key to liberating people from the symptoms of coeliac disease, Queensland researchers have said.

Couple want witnesses quizzed before manslaughter trial

Thu, 2014-09-25 14:52

A Queensland couple want the right to question 10 witnesses before they go on trial accused of causing the death of an elderly relative they allegedly housed in a shipping container at their property in Tasmania.

Cooper ready to bide his time in injury return

Thu, 2014-09-25 14:14

Quade Cooper is not expecting an immediate recall to the Wallabies squad, acknowledging he needs to get match fitness under his belt in the NRC.