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Reds sneak by Sharks in strong Super Rugby start

Fri, 2017-02-24 21:44

The Queensland Reds snatch a come-from-behind 28-26 win over the Sharks in their Super Rugby season opener.

Seven women honoured in Queensland's new electorates

Fri, 2017-02-24 17:59

The latest reshuffle of Queensland's electorates honours seven distinguished women from all over the state.

Online gaming as an art form driving social change

Fri, 2017-02-24 17:53

The only Australian to secure a scholarship to attend the world's largest gaming conference is challenging the belief that online games are frivolous and anti-social.

'Larger-than-average' Mensink 'needs $50,000 to cover trip expenses'

Fri, 2017-02-24 16:39

It would be unreasonable to expect former Queensland Nickel director Clive Mensink to fly in an economy-sized seat to Australia to face a public examination into the refinery's collapse, a Brisbane court hears.

Cairns Taipan cops one-year ban for throwing ball at NBL ref

Fri, 2017-02-24 16:09

The NBL bans Taipans forward Tony Mitchell for an entire season for hitting a referee with a ball after a semi-final loss.

Horse charity founder charged with stealing, fraud

Fri, 2017-02-24 15:24

The founder of a south-east Queensland horse rescue charity, Amanda Vella, is charged with stealing and fraud over the alleged misuse of donations.

Outback highway could cost more than $600 million

Fri, 2017-02-24 14:40

About 1,600 kilometres of the Outback Way, billed as Australia's longest shortcut, remains unsealed and backers have asked the Federal Government for another $400 million to finish sealing the route by 2025.

Meat processors call for feasibility study of objective carcase technology

Fri, 2017-02-24 13:38

Meat processors say the rollout of new objective carcase measurement technology needs to stop until the commercial benefits to industry are clear, and a feasibility study is complete.

Crowdfunding appeal hopes to reunite family in Kenya in Central Queensland

Fri, 2017-02-24 13:36

South Sudanese and now-Australian citizen James Nien survived war to create a new life, but has had to turn to crowdfunding to bring his wife and young daughter to live with him.

Mackay Sugar to consider selling assets and grower levy to reduce $200 million debt

Fri, 2017-02-24 13:02

A review of Mackay Sugar's financial position has recommended a new levy on growers, as well as a restructure and the sale of assets.

How are you affected by Queensland's shifting electoral boundaries?

Fri, 2017-02-24 12:39

Find out what the Queensland Redistribution Commission's proposed boundary changes mean for your electorate, and where the lines and names are changing.

New Zealander remanded in custody over 'child abuse network'

Fri, 2017-02-24 12:08

A New Zealand man faces a Brisbane court after being extradited for allegedly abusing a boy offered by his fathers.

Archbishops split over 'confessional' abuse reporting

Fri, 2017-02-24 11:27

Sydney's Catholic Archbishop says reporting abuse to authorities that he heard about during a confession would be like "bugging the confessional".