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Premier concerned over 457 visa impact on Queensland hospitals

Wed, 2017-04-19 14:50

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk hopes regional hospitals will not suffer from the Federal Government's changes to the 457 visa system, saying local medical students have not received enough support.

'Poor old developers' needed to fund election campaigns, Pisasale tells CCC probe

Wed, 2017-04-19 13:25

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale defends relying on "poor old developers" to help fund his campaigns, as he faces a grilling at the Crime and Corruption Commission hearing into alleged corruption at the 2016 council elections.

Is working in a group really that important?

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:36

Group work. You either love it or you hate it. But how important are those team-building courses that are often part of the modern workplace?

Goodbye Clive: Palmer to disband PUP

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:02

Clive Palmer says he will cancel the registration of his Palmer United Party, which at its height boasted four members of Federal Parliament with the mining magnate himself representing a seat on the Sunshine Coast.

Goodbye Clive: Palmer to disband PUP

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:02

Clive Palmer says he will cancel the registration of his Palmer United Party, which at its height boasted four members of Federal Parliament with the mining magnate himself representing a seat on the Sunshine Coast.

Organic 'greenwashing' prompts push for tighter food labelling laws

Wed, 2017-04-19 06:15

Australia's certified organic industry is expected to be worth more than $2 billion by next year but it is fighting to ensure fake organic claims do not damage its reputation.

Mega solar farm planned for Gympie

Wed, 2017-04-19 06:09

A company proposing to build Australia's largest solar farm near Gympie says the $2 billion facility will eventually supply about 15 per cent of south-east Queensland's power needs.

Researchers tout new cancer database as a 'global first' that will save more lives

Tue, 2017-04-18 21:05

Cancer researchers are building a database of 70,000 tumours from Australia and around the world to more rapidly diagnose and treat patients.

Liberal backbencher Stuart Robert paid independents to take on Labor

Tue, 2017-04-18 17:36

Federal MP Stuart Robert denies any wrongdoing for donating $60,000 to two independent council candidates, telling the Crime and Corruption Council he would need to "spend a lot more defending our ideas" if Labor had won power.

Lawyers fear courts, hospitals will wear legal service cutbacks

Tue, 2017-04-18 16:14

Queensland's only free legal service for Indigenous women is among community legal services concerned about the flow-on effects from impending funding cuts.

Community puts up $8,000 reward for safe return of stolen koalas

Tue, 2017-04-18 15:44

A Sunshine Coast wildlife group says three stolen koala joeys will be "starving to death" if they are not getting the right level of care.

Cyclone Debbie recovery to hit Queensland budget bottom line

Tue, 2017-04-18 15:00

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt can no longer guarantee a surplus in the June budget because of the recovery costs from Cyclone Debbie.

What happens after you lose a loved one to domestic violence

Tue, 2017-04-18 14:31

When Gold Coast woman Teresa Bradford was murdered by her estranged husband, her family was left to pay the $8,000 funeral cost and pressured to clean up the property where she was killed.

Big blue adventure for science festival turtle hatchlings

Tue, 2017-04-18 12:20

The World Science Festival's popular turtle hatchlings are released into the East Australian Current off the south-east Queensland coast.

Candidates accused of receiving secret funds during local elections

Tue, 2017-04-18 12:17

Candidates in last year's Queensland local government elections failed to declare donations, while others reportedly had secret links to property developers, a corruption inquiry in Brisbane hears.

Dead cow set to lead production improvements of Brahman breed

Tue, 2017-04-18 07:41

A Brahman cow called Elrose Naomi is set to revolutionise the northern cattle industry.

Dead cow set to lead production improvements of Brahman breed

Tue, 2017-04-18 07:41

A Brahman cow called Elrose Naomi is set to revolutionise the northern cattle industry.

The Spit: What Gold Coast residents love about their patch of paradise

Tue, 2017-04-18 07:36

The Spit holds a special place in the hearts of Gold Coast residents, who are concerned about plans for 45-storey residential towers and a casino in the area.

An aerial view of the Gold Coast Spit

Tue, 2017-04-18 07:36
A bird's-eye view of the famous Gold Coast coastal reserve, The Spit. You can see the Nerang River as it flows past South Stradbroke Island out to the Pacific Ocean.

MPs, councillors face corruption probe over alleged misconduct

Tue, 2017-04-18 06:05

Two federal MPs, mayors and councillors from three south-east Queensland councils are facing a corruption inquiry starting today over "possible criminal offences" during the 2016 local government elections.