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Single Fin Festival celebrates surfboards of yesteryear

Mon, 2017-01-09 09:41

Surfers on the Gold Coast celebrate the sport's past with a competition featuring retro single-fin boards, giving them a taste of a more difficult style of surfing.

Sussan Ley stands aside pending travel expenses investigation

Mon, 2017-01-09 09:27

Health Minister Sussan Ley stands aside "without ministerial pay" following pressure over a number of taxpayer-funded flights to the Gold Coast, where she and her partner own property.

Mum charged over baby's manslaughter in 21-year-old case

Mon, 2017-01-09 07:14

A 43-year-old Cairns woman accused of the death of her newborn baby more than 20 years ago is granted bail.

Ley under pressure over New Year's Eve trips to Gold Coast

Mon, 2017-01-09 06:48

Labor renews its call for Health Minister Sussan Ley's resignation over ongoing questions about more than a dozen taxpayer-funded flights to the Gold Coast, including trips around New Year's Eve in 2013 and 2014.

Lynn wants to follow Warner's path into Test cricket

Mon, 2017-01-09 05:59

Power-hitter Chris Lynn has become a short-form phenomenon this summer, but he wants to follow a similar tactical approach to David Warner to Test cricket.

Dimitrov wins Brisbane International final

Mon, 2017-01-09 05:40

World number 17 Grigor Dimitrov says his Brisbane International success was the one of the biggest moments of his career.

Crews battle clothing warehouse fire in Brisbane's south

Sun, 2017-01-08 17:28

Emergency services battle a major fire a warehouse owned by popular streetwear retailer Culture Kings in an industrial estate in Acacia Ridge on Brisbane's southside.

Billy Stanlake ODI selection no surprise, says Khawaja

Sun, 2017-01-08 14:21

Usman Khawaja says he is not surprised by the selection of big Queenslander Billy Stanlake for the Australian one-day cricket squad.

Man walks into Gold Coast hospital after being shot in face

Sun, 2017-01-08 10:49

A 33-year-old man with a gunshot to his face managed to walk into a Gold Coast emergency department for help in the early hours of the morning.

Nepalese villagers embrace running for earthquake recovery

Sun, 2017-01-08 10:08

The urge to run is an instinctive reaction in an earthquake, but Cairns-based Nepalese expatriate Som Tamang has taken that one step further by creating a charity event to raise money for victims of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

One Nation dumps anti-gay 'ratbag' candidate Shan Ju Lin

Sun, 2017-01-08 09:35

One Nation founder Pauline Hanson is making no apologies for sacking Queensland candidate Shan Ju Lin for her anti-gay comments, saying she will not let people trash her or her party.

Pliskova routs Cornet in Brisbane to break into top five

Sun, 2017-01-08 08:06

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic will rise to number five in the world after a straight sets win over France's Alize Cornet in the final of the Brisbane International.

Roar succumb to Jets on home soil, Brown bails for baby birth

Sat, 2017-01-07 18:53

A late strike from Morten Nordstrand seals the Newcastle Jets a 3-2 upset A-League victory over Brisbane Roar.

One-punch victim's family plead for no revenge attacks

Sat, 2017-01-07 15:31

The family of one-punch victim Thomas Dover does not want any revenge attacks on the group of teenagers accused of assaulting him on a Gold Coast street.

Funeral held for 9yo run down on Christmas

Sat, 2017-01-07 15:19

More than 300 mourners come together to farewell nine-year-old Josiah Sisson and share stories of a little boy who was larger than life.

Lawn bowler attempts 73-hour game after misreading world record

Sat, 2017-01-07 14:56

A man in outback Queensland is attempting to raise funds and set a world record by continuously playing lawn bowls for three days, but he didn't have to.

Accountant launches citywide search for Brisbane's best meat pie

Sat, 2017-01-07 08:40

Brisbane man Steve Humphreys devotes his year to seeking out the city's best meat pie, following his 2015 search for the best parmigiana.

A carpet python makes a return visit to Max Mason's bed.

Fri, 2017-01-06 19:10
Max Mason has woken for the second time this week to find a carpet python crawling across his neck as he lay in bed at home in the upmarket Brisbane suburb of Ascot.

Man finds snake in his bed for second time this week

Fri, 2017-01-06 18:47

Max Mason wakes to a now familiar "cold, slithering feeling" as a carpet python, which visited earlier this week, crawls across his neck as he lie in bed at home in the Brisbane suburb of Ascot.

One-punch victim Thomas Dover wakes from coma, squeezes family member's hand

Fri, 2017-01-06 15:52

Thomas Dover wakes from a coma and is taken off life support after being hit from behind and critically injured in Surfers Paradise in the early hours of Wednesday morning.