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ABC cameraman gets marriage proposal after Fanning shark attack

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:31

It was a big day for Australian surfer Mick Fanning yesterday surviving a shark attack, but also an interesting day for ABC cameraman Mick Fanning on Twitter.

Brisbane's Queen's Wharf 'elephant in the room'

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:23

A former Queensland Labor treasurer, who granted the first casino licence in Brisbane, believes the city would never have supported two casinos if James Packer's bid was approved.

Plans for expanded cargo facility at Mackay Port

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:21

North Queensland Bulk Ports says Mackay is well-placed to become a distribution hub for the mining industry.

Green group opposes Fitzroy River dams push

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:18

Conservationists have expressed serious concerns about a renewed push for more dams in the Fitzroy River in central Queensland.

Teen charged over bus stop stabbing

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:15

Police have charged a 16-year-old girl with unlawful wounding over an incident on the southern Gold Coast yesterday afternoon.

Fiance murder accused deemed fit to face court

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:13

A Sunshine Coast woman accused of murdering her fiance has been deemed fit to face court.

Quarantined Qld banana growers 'still out of pocket'

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:06

Two far north Queensland banana growers say they are "surprised and dismayed" to have learned in the media today payments totalling close to $700,000 were the final instalments to be made to them after being quarantined due to the devastating disease, Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4).

Flinders Shire budget delivers 2.25pc overall rate rise

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:03

The Flinders Mayor says he is confident the north-west Queensland council's latest budget will satisfy ratepayers and meet the council's needs.

Townsville Hospital CEO quits

Tue, 2015-07-21 11:00

The Townsville Hospital says it is hoping to find a new chief executive within the next three months.

Bundaberg council to vote on Bargara helipad bid

Tue, 2015-07-21 10:57

The application for a helipad at Bargara, in southern Queensland, will come before Bundaberg council for the fifth time today.

Post-mortem tests on 10yo Brisbane boy may take days

Tue, 2015-07-21 09:34

The results of a post-mortem examination on a 10-year-old Brisbane boy who died in suspicious circumstances at home may not be released for several days, Queensland Health says.

Viruses that spread from animals to humans are on the rise

Tue, 2015-07-21 09:09

Researchers at the University of Sydney say not enough is known about livestock and wildlife diseases that can evolve and pose a risk to human health.

Mick Fanning pays tribute to 'warrior' mate after shark attack

Tue, 2015-07-21 08:15

Australian surfer Mick Fanning heads home to the Gold Coast after paying tribute to the "warrior" mate who came to his aid during a shark attack at the J-Bay Open in South Africa.

Golf ball-diving backpackers take $12k unpaid wages claim to court

Mon, 2015-07-20 22:07

Two backpackers from the Netherlands take the unusual step of taking their former employer to court, claiming they have been underpaid for a job you may not even know existed.

Sea Eagles lose Cherry-Evans to injury in Cowboys defeat

Mon, 2015-07-20 20:49

Manly lost Daly Cherry-Evans to a shoulder injury, as North Queensland stayed in the race for the minor premiership with a 30-12 win over the Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval.

Top cop refuses to shake hand of Gold Coast whistleblower at mediation talks

Mon, 2015-07-20 19:00

One of Queensland's most senior police officers refuses to shake the hand of a Gold Coast police whistleblower accused of leaking security vision of an alleged assault by colleagues.

Australian Chad Nowak wins international drone racing competition

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:37

An Australian drone racer has blitzed the inaugural international drone racing competition taking out first prize in three events.

Destination Brisbane Consortium wins bid to redevelop Queen's Wharf

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:37

The heritage-listed Treasury Casino will be transformed into a high-end department store as part of Destination Brisbane's winning bid to redevelop Brisbane's Queens Wharf precinct.

Prime Minister remembers 'great cattleman, a great Queenslander and a great Australian'

Mon, 2015-07-20 17:03

A bronze bust of the late founder of the Paradise Lagoons Campdraft, Graeme Acton, was unveiled on Saturday afternoon by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

Problem solver for pineapple industry

Mon, 2015-07-20 16:24

A new problem solver guide for the pineapple industry has been released, the first in more than three decades.