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Pets suffering with no water, food in Queensland heat

Tue, 2018-01-09 05:44

More than 1,200 pets have been starved of food and water since October in Queensland, with the RSPCA pleading with owners to take more responsibility in sweltering heat.

Mum gives birth to three premmies in three years

Tue, 2018-01-09 05:36

A Queensland mother who had three premature babies within three years celebrates the seven-month milestone of her youngest child, Hudson, who was born at just 23 weeks.

Sydney FC's dominance continues with cruisy win over Brisbane Roar

Mon, 2018-01-08 21:28

Defending A-League champions Sydney FC pile more misery on the battling Brisbane Roar with a comfortable 3-0 victory at Lang Park.

RSPCA investigating 'disturbing' dog-kicking video

Mon, 2018-01-08 18:22

An investigation is underway after a man is filmed kicking a dog by the side of a road on the Gold Coast, with the video viewed more than 125,000 times on social media.

North Queensland station owner cleared land without federal approval

Mon, 2018-01-08 18:15

A North Queensland farmer has cleared a section of land without approval required under Federal Law, the Commonwealth Environment Department confirms.

Uber driver feared never seeing kids again during Gold Coast knifepoint attack

Mon, 2018-01-08 18:05

A woman who works as an Uber driver says she was lucky she was not killed or raped when she was carjacked at knifepoint by a masked man on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Man under investigation for treatment of dog on the Gold Coast

Mon, 2018-01-08 17:59
RSPCA is investigating video of a man kicking a dog by the side of the road on the Gold Coast.

Maxwell back in ODI frame with injured Lynn ruled out

Mon, 2018-01-08 17:56

Australian selectors face pressure to name Glenn Maxwell as a short-form replacement for Chris Lynn, with the Queensland batsman ruled out of the one-day series against England with a calf injury.

Kyrgios won't tone down emotion for Australian Open campaign

Mon, 2018-01-08 16:51

Australian number one Nick Kyrgios hoses down expectations his Brisbane International success will tame his temper at the Australian Open beginning next week.

Commodity boom forecast to peak then plateau as prices slide

Mon, 2018-01-08 14:56

Earnings from Australia's resources and energy exports are expected to hit a record high in the current financial year, before lower commodity prices begin to bite.

Davis Cup glory motivating in-form Kyrgios

Mon, 2018-01-08 07:16

Winning a Davis Cup is on the agenda this year for Nick Kyrgios, who says the team-tennis format will also act as a motivator for him on the ATP tour.

Unearthing the forgotten legacy of Aboriginal stockwomen

Mon, 2018-01-08 05:32

After so many men were killed in the frontier wars, a burgeoning Australian pastoral industry turned to Aboriginal stockwomen.

Bakers find little delight in rising costs of flour and butter

Mon, 2018-01-08 05:17

Bakers across the country are losing out on dough with high prices of flour and butter causing concern for business owners.

Kyrgios wins Brisbane International as Aus Open preparations step up a gear

Sun, 2018-01-07 20:21

Nick Kyrgios claims the men's Brisbane International title with a comprehensive victory over Ryan Harrison in the final, boosting his hopes for a successful Australian Open campaign.

Blood Service echoes dead woman's heartfelt call for donations

Sun, 2018-01-07 16:35

Cancer victim Holly Butcher's public plea for people to donate blood gets the backing of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, who is encouraging donors to roll up their sleeves more often.

'Let's just be Queenslanders': LNP leader rips into Commonwealth Games volunteer training

Sun, 2018-01-07 12:26

A training guide for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games that advises volunteers to use gender neutral language when addressing visitors is labelled as "political correctness gone mad" by the state opposition.

Uber driver robbed and handcuffed at knifepoint by masked man on Gold Coast

Sun, 2018-01-07 09:03

Police are searching for a man who handcuffed and robbed a woman at knifepoint after climbing into her Uber at Biggera Waters on Saturday night.

How to go from couch potato to marathon runner

Sun, 2018-01-07 08:00

Running coach and podiatrist Steve Manning shares his secrets on how to go from couch potato to marathon runner in three months or less.

Svitolina cruises to Brisbane International title

Sat, 2018-01-06 20:46

New world number four Elina Svitolina cruises to her 10th career title by sweeping aside qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-1 in the Brisbane International final.

Kyrgios through to Brisbane International final, Aussie teen De Minaur falls just short

Sat, 2018-01-06 16:09

Nick Kyrgios dispatches top seed Grigor Dimitrov to storm into the Brisbane International final, while the fairy tale run of his teenage Australian countryman Alex De Minaur comes to an end in the semi-finals.