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Two new high schools for Brisbane as part of Queensland budget

Thu, 2017-06-08 10:05

Two new high schools are to be built in inner-Brisbane, the first since 1963, with $500 million allocated in next week's budget, the Queensland Government says.

Indigenous web comedy 2 Deadly Adventure tackles fishing, 4WD world

Thu, 2017-06-08 09:37

For a fishing show not often flush with fish, friends Arnold Parsons and Shae Lui say it is just part of the adventure.

Costa, council to meet to resolve Urban Food Street woes

Thu, 2017-06-08 08:23

Sunshine Coast Council says it welcomes a meeting with TV gardening personality Costa Georgiadis to address Buderim's controversial Urban Food Street.

Country town keeps droving past alive to ensure its future

Thu, 2017-06-08 07:25

A country town in Queensland is keeping its local show alive through an event that preserves its droving tradition

Pisasale collecting 'bag full of money' for Brisbane barrister raises questions

Thu, 2017-06-08 06:35

The Queensland Law Society is concerned about the actions of Brisbane barrister Sam Di Carlo, who says he asked Paul Pisasale while he was Ipswich mayor to collect $50,000 in cash for him interstate.

Inside the Queensland court dealing with offenders differently

Wed, 2017-06-07 17:18

Take a look inside one of Queensland's Murri Courts — a vastly different approach to the churn of mainstream courts, where there is far less time for pre-sentencing intervention and prison time can be dished out in minutes.

Australia Post explores electric vehicles for mail deliveries

Wed, 2017-06-07 16:56

The postal services says shifting industry and consumer needs have prompted it look to new technologies to deliver growing online purchases and traditional mail.

Hayley Dodd murder trial to hear how accused tied up, repeatedly raped woman

Wed, 2017-06-07 16:46

The trial of Francis John Wark for the murder of missing teenager Hayley Dodd in WA's Wheatbelt will hear evidence about his past rape conviction in Queensland, with a Supreme Court judgment revealing details about his criminal history.

Wild Rivers legislation battle reignites

Wed, 2017-06-07 16:23
With speculation mounting of an early poll, an environmental group has called on the Queensland Government to deliver on its election promise to reinstate the divisive Wild Rivers protections over the Channel Country.

Wild Rivers legislation battle reignites as environmental group tells Qld Government to honour promise

Wed, 2017-06-07 16:23

With speculation mounting of an early poll, an environmental group is calling on the Queensland Government to deliver on its election promise to reinstate divisive Wild Rivers protections over the Channel Country.

'We've lost our little Sara': Second Australian confirmed dead in London

Wed, 2017-06-07 15:08

The family of Sara Zelenak say they are "distraught" after she was identified as the second Australian to have died during the weekend terror attacks in London.

Knowledge the key to curing arachnophobia

Wed, 2017-06-07 14:38

A spider researcher says arachnophobia is a fear that is unnecessarily passed down to generations and spiders should be a source of fascination, not fear.

"He was our brother, with honour he served"

Wed, 2017-06-07 12:09
Brett Forte's brothers Chris and Luke read the letters written by their parents at the funeral for the slain Queensland police officer who was killed in the line of duty by a gunman.

Brett Forte's wife Susie and daughter Emma pay tribute

Wed, 2017-06-07 11:39
Brett Forte's wife Susie and daughter Emma spoke at the funeral for the slain Queensland police officer who was killed in the line of duty by a gunman.

Is virtual reality the key to helping people with aerophobia?

Wed, 2017-06-07 11:34

A fear of flying makes travelling an ordeal for many people, so a group of Brisbane students hope their idea to use virtual reality headsets on flights will really take off.

'You were my hero': Slain policeman Brett Forte remembered by thousands

Wed, 2017-06-07 11:31

A Guard of Honour made up of hundreds of past and present Queensland police officers line a Toowoomba street as part of the farewell to Senior Constable Brett Forte, who was shot dead by a gunman late last month.

Police officers from around world to farewell slain Toowoomba officer

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:42

Representatives of police agencies from across Australia and as far away as America will be among the 5,000 people expected to attend this morning's funeral for Senior Constable Brett Forte, who was killed in the line of duty in Toowoomba late last month.

Maroons' loyalty to be tested at selection table before Origin II

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:33

Queensland has based its State of Origin dynasty on loyalty to its state and players, but as Zane Bojack writes, that loyalty is about to be seriously tested with the series on the line.

Why care about the Queensland budget when predictions are rarely right?

Wed, 2017-06-07 06:18

Despite everyone's best efforts, figures in the budget fluctuate wildly and are often wrong. Political reporter Chris O'Brien explains why it's still worth taking an interest in the numbers.

Disparities in surgery rates across Australia 'tell story of inequity'

Wed, 2017-06-07 06:15

National data reveals huge differences in the types of surgical procedures performed, depending on where patients live, with the report's authors suggesting remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage and being Indigenous can all play a part.