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Doubters left in oar by rowing team's success

Tue, 2017-03-14 13:34

When they started out nearly 20 years ago, this world champion rowing team got a frosty reception from the men — that is until they started winning gold.

Neighbours ignored plea before machete attack, court told

Tue, 2017-03-14 13:28

A Brisbane woman who turned to neighbours for help when trying to escape her ex-partner was told to go away and "get off the property", a court hears.

Trump and Brexit signal changing fortunes for beef exports

Tue, 2017-03-14 13:05

A global beef market forum hears of the mixed fortunes of Aussie exports amid Trump, Brexit and cheap beef from India and South America.

Horn Island commemorates 75th anniversary of Japanese bombing raids

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:57

One of Australia's most important but little known defence bases marks 75 years since the beginning of an extensive Japanese bombing campaign during World War II.

Gold Coast Titans talk down North Sydney Bears NRL takeover bid

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:26

The North Sydney Bears make tentative inquiries about the possibility of buying the Gold Coast Titans, but Titans talk down any potential deal.

The team practice drills on the Brisbane River

Tue, 2017-03-14 11:46
Together they hold 20 golds at world Masters rowing, but it is the fitness and the friendship which have kept them waking up before dawn for the past two decades. Marion Elliot, Lyn Brown, Trish Carter and Julie Ann Kelly are the trailblazers of the Toowong rowing club, overcoming what was originally a frosty reception from the men to become world champions.

'You need to come home, the roof's come off': Storm rips through SE Queensland

Tue, 2017-03-14 09:56

Homeowner Chris Lee recalls the moment he arrived home to find the roof of his Goombungee property tearing off in the middle of an intense south-east Queensland thunderstorm this morning.

Queen launches Gold Coast baton relay

Tue, 2017-03-14 08:07
Australian stars Anna Meares and Kurt Fearnley have helped Queen Elizabeth II launch the baton relay for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in an upbeat ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Increasing output of Bass Strait fields one way of managing future price rises, report finds

Tue, 2017-03-14 06:57

Investment in existing operations in Bass Strait will help stabilise gas prices after 2020, but it must be done now, a report by industry consultants McKinsey and Co says.

The Queen launches Gold Coast Commonwealth Games baton relay

Tue, 2017-03-14 06:19

The Queen launches the baton relay - starting the countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast - at Buckingham Palace.

Thousands stolen after fraudsters hack Queensland photo company

Tue, 2017-03-14 06:14

Criminals use the credit card details of unsuspecting Queensland parents to rack up huge bills overseas, after hacking into the payment system of a school photo business.

Adani to shift millions in Carmichael coal payments to Cayman Islands controlled company

Tue, 2017-03-14 04:46

Analysis of company filings shows up to $3 billion from Adani's planned Carmichael coal mine will be shifted to a subsidiary in the Cayman Islands if the controversial project goes ahead.

Police release footage of missing man's Mustang

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:52
Queensland police investigating the disappearance of Samuel Thompson from Albion have released new footage of his orange Mustang, travelling northbound on Sandgate Road through Nundah between 10am and 11am on March 7.

Annastacia Palaszczuk gets out and about

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:42
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has kept herself busy in the community.

Tim Nicholls out and about in Queensland

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:42
Queensland NLP leader Tim Nicholls has been keeping himself busy out in the community.

Queensland leaders already seeking spotlight ahead of next poll

Mon, 2017-03-13 16:42

An election date is yet to be set but you could be forgiven for thinking Queensland was preparing to go to the polls if the antics of the leaders is anything to go by, writes Chris O'Brien.

Three earthquake hotspots identified in regional Queensland

Mon, 2017-03-13 15:44

Seismologists pinpoint three earthquake hotspots in Queensland, with a higher than usual number of quakes felt over the past two years.

Witnesses used wheelie bins to stop machete attack, court told

Mon, 2017-03-13 15:19

A group of Wacol residents used wheelie bins to push away a man using a machete to attack his ex-partner, after he crashed his car into hers, a Supreme Court jury hears.

World's largest macadamia grower warns of possible price dip

Mon, 2017-03-13 15:14

The world's largest macadamia nut producer says prices could dip if rainfall in South Africa brings on a larger than expected crop.

'Foul play' suspected in Brisbane man's disappearance

Mon, 2017-03-13 14:43

Police probing the disappearance of Brisbane childcare worker Sam Thompson, who has not been seen for six days, have 40 detectives looking for him and say the case is "highly suspicious".