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Christmas comes early for four-legged friends seeking a home

Sun, 2016-07-17 14:10

Santa Claus lifts the spirits of hundreds of pet lovers at the RSPCA's Christmas in July celebrations in Brisbane, raising money for animal welfare and finding homes for pets.

Massive rain dump saturates central Queensland

Sun, 2016-07-17 11:55

The severe weather system that has dumped more than 450 millimetres of rain on central Queensland is moving off the coast, the Bureau of Meteorology says.

Domestic violence reporting up 40 per cent on Gold Coast

Sun, 2016-07-17 10:35

A domestic violence taskforce set up on the Gold Coast after the public killings of two women sees a dramatic increase in violence orders filed.

Pauline Hanson responds to attack from Indigenous leader

Sun, 2016-07-17 06:22

Queensland senator Pauline Hanson calls on Murrandoo Yanner to join her in tackling key issues affecting Indigenous communities after he launches a blistering attack against her at an arts fair in far north Queensland.

LNP to hold Toowoomba South despite swing

Sat, 2016-07-16 23:27

The Liberal National Party Opposition is set to hold the state seat of Toowoomba South despite a by-election swing of 10 per cent.

Bulldogs, Crows strengthen top four bids with big wins

Sat, 2016-07-16 22:18

The Adelaide Crows and Western Bulldogs strengthen their cases for top four finishes with convincing wins over Gold Coast and Collingwood respectively.

Broncos beat Souths 30-10 to end losing streak

Sat, 2016-07-16 21:44

A brilliant Darius Boyd fires Brisbane to a 30-10 win over South Sydney to get his team's NRL season back on track.

Queensland cabinet expected to release report into controversial Barrett Centre closure

Sat, 2016-07-16 15:08

Queensland's cabinet is expected to today publicly release the report into the controversial closure of the state's only long-term live-in mental health facility for youth with severe and complex mental illness.

New lease on life following surgery on rare brain condition

Sat, 2016-07-16 12:12

A Filipino man suffering from rare neurological condition — Lubag Syndrome — can now walk and talk again thanks to life-altering surgery by doctors at a Brisbane hospital.

Victims of fatal coal mine explosion remembered 30 years on

Sat, 2016-07-16 10:55

A memorial service takes place in central Queensland to remember the 12 victims of one of the state's worst industrial disasters - the Moura number four coal mine explosion of July 16, 1986.

Grey nomads stuck in the mud at Middleton pub

Sat, 2016-07-16 10:02

A little bit of mud causes a whole lot of problems for a group of grey nomads in the western Queensland town of Middleton.

Higher informal vote than recent state elections likely in by-election, Green says

Sat, 2016-07-16 08:23

Voters in the Toowoomba South by-election today will be the first to test out new voting rules which will be in force for the next state election.

Rebels hold off fighting Reds at Lang Park

Fri, 2016-07-15 22:00

The Queensland Reds end their miserable Super Rugby season with a fighting loss, falling 31-28 to the Melbourne Rebels at Lang Park.

Titans top Dragons to join the NRL top eight

Fri, 2016-07-15 21:39

The Gold Coast Titans are in the NRL top eight after beating St George Illawarra 32-12 in Kogarah.

Are AgForce's lobbying efforts against proposed vegetation management campaigns hitting the mark?

Fri, 2016-07-15 18:24

AgForce launches billboards to lobby the State Government's proposed changes to vegetation management laws.

Mother, partner repeatedly tortured child in Queensland home

Fri, 2016-07-15 17:50

A mother and her former de-facto partner are jailed for torturing a five-year-old girl, including forcing her to endure boot camp-style exercise to the point of exhaustion.

Sudanese-Australian basketballers the next big things

Fri, 2016-07-15 17:38

South Sudanese Australians have been dominating suburban basketball for years and now have their sights on the world.

Sudanese-Australian basketballers the next big things

Fri, 2016-07-15 17:38

South Sudanese Australians have been dominating suburban basketball for years and now have their sights on the world.

Ex-soldier wins partial victory over disability benefits after divorce

Fri, 2016-07-15 16:44

A former soldier says he feels vindicated by a Federal Court decision in Brisbane on the way invalidity benefits paid to injured soldiers are split during divorce proceedings.

Man attacked with axe in Brisbane jewellery store

Fri, 2016-07-15 16:18

A man sustains injuries to his head and foot in an attack by a masked axe-wielding intruder at a jewellery store in Brisbane's inner north.