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Landholders look to Great Artesian Basin for irrigation

Tue, 2017-03-07 15:32

Landholders in north Queensland say the Great Artesian Basin could underpin their plans to develop irrigated agriculture.

Fulbright scholarship for former Mackay high school student

Tue, 2017-03-07 15:23

Marryum Kahloon has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to study in the United States.

Food agility research centre to find foods of the future

Tue, 2017-03-07 15:16

The Federal Government announces a new cooperative research centre investigating how to produce food for the future.

Trades need reset of attitudes to women

Tue, 2017-03-07 14:49

These north Queensland women tradies can fix a broken circuit but are yet to break the glass ceiling and say changing attitudes is slow work.

Billion dollar farmland sale to foreign investor on the cards if cane land rezoned

Tue, 2017-03-07 13:50

The sale of Gold Coast cane farms could could carry the biggest price tag of any Australian land deal to a foreign investor.

Former union boss charged with rape of woman he met outside Brisbane bar

Tue, 2017-03-07 13:16

A former union official is released on bail after facing the Brisbane Magistrates Court charged with raping a woman he met in Fortitude Valley last week.

Melbourne Museum collectors on the hunt for Far North Queensland's big bugs

Tue, 2017-03-07 11:46

Staff from Melbourne Museum hunt for some of Australia's largest insects in the rainforests of Far North Queensland.

Five of the best street art pieces around Brisbane

Tue, 2017-03-07 09:49

Warehouse walls, delivery docks and a former skating rink are brought to life with hypercolour portraits thanks to street artists across Brisbane.

Southern Stars to meet England in day-night women's Ashes Test

Tue, 2017-03-07 09:42

Australia will host England in Sydney for the first day-night women's Ashes Test as part of a seven-match, multi-format series starting in October.

Mick Fanning to return to full-time competition on WSL tour

Tue, 2017-03-07 08:56

After an extended break and the chance to tick a couple adventures off the bucket list, Australian surfer Mick Fanning has announced he is all in for the World Surf League's 2017 tour.

British backpacker allegedly raped, held captive for several weeks: police

Tue, 2017-03-07 07:39

A far north Queensland man faces multiple counts of rape, strangulation and deprivation of liberty after being discovered by police on the Warrego Highway, hiding in a four-wheel driven by his alleged victim held captive for several weeks.

Spanner used in fatal bashing of brother, police allege

Tue, 2017-03-07 06:43

A man accused of bashing his brother to death over money at an apartment in Brisbane's west is remanded in custody.

Man charged with Brisbane chef's murder

Tue, 2017-03-07 06:43

Queensland police charge a man with murdering Brisbane chef Patrick Willemyns, whose body was found by a neighbour in his Karana Downs apartment on Monday afternoon.

Labor backs call to curb skyrocketing airport charges

Tue, 2017-03-07 05:10

Federal Labor is backing the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's call for more power to limit airport price increases after a report shows passengers paid up to $1.6 billion too much for airport access over the past decade.

Man's death in Brisbane's west suspicious, police say

Mon, 2017-03-06 17:41

Police say there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was discovered at a home in Karana Downs, in Brisbane's outer-west on Monday afternoon.

Giant jellyfish wash up on Gold Coast beaches

Mon, 2017-03-06 16:08

Gold Coast beachgoers have found giant stinging jellyfish swimming in local waters and washing up on the beaches.

Jarryd Hayne lashes out over fine for lacklustre training efforts

Mon, 2017-03-06 15:52

Gold Coast Titans star fullback Jarryd Hayne takes to social media to complain about being fined by senior players for his poor approach to training and lack of team commitment.

Queensland region drought-declared as wait for rain continues

Mon, 2017-03-06 15:28

The Bundaberg region in Queensland has been drought-declared after suffering through its hottest summer since 1897.

Queensland region drought-declared as wait for rain continues

Mon, 2017-03-06 15:28

The Bundaberg region in Queensland has been drought-declared after suffering through its hottest summer since 1897

One-punch killer jailed for at least five years in landmark case

Mon, 2017-03-06 14:57

The first person to be charged under Queensland's new one-punch laws is sentenced to just under six years in prison for killing an Ipswich man, who he says "did not deserve to die".