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Would you stay at Clive Palmer's resort for $415 a night?

5 hours 25 min ago

Once regarded as one of south-east Queensland's most prestigious holiday venues, villas at the Clive Palmer-owned Coolum Resort are listed on Airbnb despite an occupant claiming the site is in disarray.

Petrol tank explodes causing fire in Cairns.

5 hours 42 min ago
Firefighters battling a blaze at a Cairns metal recycling yard after a petrol tank exploded.

Petrol tank explosion at Cairns metal recycling plant 'blew the blinds off'

5 hours 42 min ago

Authorities are warning an industrial fire caused by an exploding petrol tank in Cairns could burn for hours, and are urging people to avoid the area while firefighters try to extinguish the blaze.

Makerspace concept being used to develop technology to assist people with disabilities

6 hours 46 min ago

A disability support services group in regional Queensland uses the new concept of makerspaces to design and build new products to assist people with disabilities.  

Violent storm destroys crops and pineapple packing shed

7 hours 55 min ago

Beerwah pineapple and macadamias farmers fear it could take years to recover from a wild storm that slammed into their properties, battering crops and buildings with cyclonic winds and damaging hail.

Christmas presents unaffordable for 1.6 million parents

8 hours 43 min ago

A million more parents than last year will struggle to put gifts under the tree for their children, as a result of increased living costs, according to research commissioned by the Salvation Army.

Deb Frecklington hopes to see more women enter politics

11 hours 4 min ago
Queensland LNP Leader Deb Frecklington says more women need to be encouraged into politics.

Why was Lismore built on a floodplain?

12 hours 12 min ago

Why did the folks who established Lismore build it on a floodplain? And why hasn't the city been relocated?

Think twice before dumping your old Christmas decorations

13 hours 48 min ago

Did you know that your Christmas waste will be around well after the holiday cheer wears off?

Wujal Wujal's new wifi brings vital communication link during wild weather

15 hours 5 min ago

A new community-wide wifi network is installed in Queensland's smallest shire in the state's far north in a bid to solve problems during severe storms that often leave Wujal Wujal completely isolated.

Nationals era 'baggage' may impede LNP's progress in Queensland: analyst

15 hours 5 min ago

New Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington faces an "uphill task" to win back the trust of Queenslanders after last month's election loss, political commentators say.

Play therapy helps kids still affected by Vietnam War

15 hours 12 min ago

Queensland university students are building play equipment to help rehabilitate children in Vietnam still suffering the effects of Agent Orange.

Young Indigenous people share their joys and challenges

15 hours 17 min ago

Ten young Indigenous Australians share their thoughts on everything from turtle hunting to buzz cuts to hoping for an Aboriginal prime minister one day.

Matildas, Kerr the fan favourites at AIS awards

Tue, 2017-12-12 19:45

A brilliant year for women's football in Australia is capped by a triple triumph, with Sam Kerr winning ABC Sports Personality of the Year, the Matildas taking out Team of the Year and coach Alen Stajcic also honoured at the AIS awards.

Jeff Horn's big effort to make weight for world title fight

Tue, 2017-12-12 16:33

Boxer Jeff Horn makes the weight for his Brisbane world title defence against Gary Corcoran — by just 160 grams.

Deb Frecklington speaks for first time as LNP leader

Tue, 2017-12-12 16:27
New Queensland LNP Leader Deb Frecklington holds her first press conference since being elected to the job.

LNP chooses first female leader to take on Premier Palaszczuk

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:17

Nanango MP Deb Frecklington will lead the Liberal National Party in Queensland with former NRL referee Tim Mander by her side.

LNP chooses first female leader to take on Premier Palaszczuk

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:17

Nanango MP Deb Frecklington will lead the Liberal National Party in Queensland with former NRL referee Tim Mander by her side.

Palaszczuk government sworn in

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:17
Annastacia Palaszczuk's new government is sworn in at Government House on Tuesday November 12, 2017.

Report into white spot prawn disease finds major biosecurity failure

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:01

A new report finds a major biosecurity failure likely led to the import of infected raw prawns and an outbreak of white spot disease that cost Queensland prawn farmers more than $40 million.