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Non-invasive surgery offers hope to stroke patients

Tue, 2015-11-10 10:46

A surgical blood clot removal technique is offering major stroke patients a less invasive treatment option, a conference on the Gold Coast has heard.

Tasmanian man to be extradited from Queensland

Tue, 2015-11-10 09:48

Devonport man Timothy Hingston is taken into police custody in Queensland after failing to appear in a Tasmanian court in relation to an assault charge.

Students' personal details stolen in TAFE Queensland hack

Tue, 2015-11-10 09:45

The personal details of thousands of TAFE Queensland students are stolen in an IT system hack.

Hookworm larvae to be injected into coeliacs in trial

Tue, 2015-11-10 08:09

Hookworm larvae will be injected into coeliacs as part of a revolutionary treatment for the debilitating illness that affects one out of every 70 Australians.

Teen with cancer 'stoked' to be surfing with Mick Fanning

Mon, 2015-11-09 20:17

A teenager recovering from brain cancer is granted his wish to go surfing with three-time world champion Mick Fanning.

Man of the match Warner enjoying life at the top with Burns

Mon, 2015-11-09 19:45

Man of the match David Warner says it was "good to get off on the right foot" with new opening partner and fellow dasher Joe Burns.

Online voting touted as solution to overseas booths after expensive Qld election

Mon, 2015-11-09 18:49

Internet polling could be a solution for "problematic" overseas voting booths from which some votes went uncounted at the last Queensland election, the electoral commission says.

Young gun Sam Heazlett stars on debut as Queensland edges Tasmania, SA downs WA

Mon, 2015-11-09 18:15

A stellar debut first-class batting performance by young lefthander Sam Heazlett underpins Queensland's three-wicket victory over Tasmania.

McCullum sees positives in loss, wants improvement for Perth

Mon, 2015-11-09 17:41

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says the Blacks Caps do not have to "reinvent the wheel" after losing the first Test against Australia, but admits improvement is crucial for Perth.

Starc fined for ball throw, Smith unhappy with fast bowler's conduct

Mon, 2015-11-09 16:46

Mitchell Starc is fined and chipped by his captain for hurling a ball in the direction of New Zealand tailender Mark Craig during Australia's 208-run win in the first Test.

Former patrol boat HMAS Gladstone gets makeover

Mon, 2015-11-09 16:21

HMAS Gladstone is being scrubbed down and given a fresh coat of paint in the hope that the former naval patrol vessel could be open to tourists next year.

Former Brisbane AFL player charged with attempted murder of partner

Mon, 2015-11-09 15:22

One-time Brisbane Lions player Albert Proud appears in a Brisbane court charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend.

Appeal lodged against dismissal of charges against Queensland vet

Mon, 2015-11-09 15:21

Workplace Health and Safety has appealed the dismissal of charges against a Queensland vet accused of failing to comply with his duty of care while handling a case of Hendra virus in a horse.

Airlie Beach Music Festival a win for community and fans

Mon, 2015-11-09 14:35

The third annual Airlie Beach Music Festival boasted high calibre acts including the Black Sorrows, Toni Childs and Australian music legend Richard Clapton, but it was more than just the big name performers which brought people to the festival.

Future irrigators in north-west Queensland challenge water allocations

Mon, 2015-11-09 14:29

Producers on the banks of Queensland's Flinders River are asking why some regions have not been given a fair share of water under the Government's new tender process.

Pain relief used on 58 per cent of mulesed lambs in 2014

Mon, 2015-11-09 13:58

Sheep producers spent more than $4.5 million on delivering pain relief to lambs after mulesing in 2014, a ten per cent increase on the previous year.

Lehmann wants more from bowlers in Perth, puts middle order on notice

Mon, 2015-11-09 13:56

Not content with a comprehensive 208-run win over New Zealand in the first Test, Australian coach Darren Lehmann calls for an improved bowling display in Perth, saying middle order spots are still up for grabs.

MP casts doubt over Bundaberg flood mitigation study

Mon, 2015-11-09 13:50

Wide Bay MP Stephen Bennett says the Queensland Government's flood mitigation study will not produce any new outcomes.

Mechatronics taste test run at Central Queensland University

Mon, 2015-11-09 13:38

A blue-footed robot that walks backwards and forwards is one of the first mechatronic projects undertaken at Central Queensland University.

Smith hails 'polished' Australian win in first Test as full-time captain

Mon, 2015-11-09 13:28

Steve Smith's full-time captaincy career starts in the best possible way with victory over New Zealand in Brisbane, with the skipper full of praise for his team's "polished" performance.