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Man's body found after car swept off flooded Queensland causeway

Tue, 2017-10-17 08:04

A man's body is found after his car was swept off a flooded causeway near Gympie in south-east Queensland as his horrified wife watched on.

Search continues for man swept away in floodwaters as wife watched

Tue, 2017-10-17 08:04

A desperate search continues for a 67-year-old man swept away by floodwaters near Gympie in south-east Queensland as his horrified wife watched on.

Grandmother’s death sparks call for urgent action to tackle crocodile numbers

Tue, 2017-10-17 07:00

The death of far north Queensland grandmother Anne Cameron renews calls for urgent action on crocodile management.

Could you live on just over $400 a week and still enjoy yourself?

Tue, 2017-10-17 06:38

Residents in drought-ravaged Muttaburra in central-west Queensland live in one of the poorest postcodes in the nation, and make weekly sacrifices just to survive.

Arthritis patients lack critical help with treatment

Tue, 2017-10-17 06:27

Max Stoneman is just 23 and lives with chronic arthritis. But in one sense he's lucky because he can access a rheumatology nurse, something four in five arthritis Australian sufferers can't.

Native fish on the Murray-Darling improve for the first time since settlement

Tue, 2017-10-17 05:21

Actions by recreational fishers to abide by regulations help native fish species improve for the first time in 150 years.

How mainstream schools are failing students who don't fit in

Mon, 2017-10-16 18:16

After being told she couldn't return to her school after having a child, Ariana Roberts turned to a flexible school, the educational institutions filling the gap for marginalised students.

How mainstream schools are failing students who have babies

Mon, 2017-10-16 18:16

After being told she couldn't return to her school after having a child, Ariana Roberts turned to a flexible school, the educational institutions filling the gap for marginalised students.

Steroids for crops? Not quite, but peptides could revolutionise how food is grown

Mon, 2017-10-16 16:54

Scientists say the discovery of a group of hormones in plants could revolutionise food production by improving yields.

Skydiver helmet cam no help in finding cause of fatal accident

Mon, 2017-10-16 15:38

Mid-air video footage from one of the three skydivers who died in far north Queensland last Friday is inconclusive in pinpointing the cause of the tragedy, police confirm.

'It felt like a mini hurricane': Torrential rain soaks Straddie weddings

Mon, 2017-10-16 15:09

A bride and groom are forced to make a run for it mid-vows as torrential rain interrupts their beach wedding off Queensland's coast, while a bamboo hut hosting a 40th birthday bash is destroyed by wind.

Police hunt man who tried to abduct 6yo girl from her Loganlea home

Mon, 2017-10-16 12:41

Police are investigating the attempted abduction of a six-year-old girl from her home at Loganlea, south of Brisbane, in the early hours of the morning.

Outrage over mass slaughter of wallabies in far north Queensland

Mon, 2017-10-16 12:38

Up to 100 wallabies have been killed in the grounds of the Mareeba Turf Club in far north Queensland with wildlife carers believing they were shot with arrows.

Rare 1950s Braille globe to be digitised for new generation

Mon, 2017-10-16 12:25

A project is launched to save an intricate Braille globe invented in Queensland in the 1950s — and share the story of the "fairy godfather of blind children" behind it.

How does the Tunley braille globe work?

Mon, 2017-10-16 12:25
This Tunley braille globe is being digitised at the State Library. It's a fascinating learning tool for vision impaired children that was invented in Queensland.

Older Queensland men 'more likely to get skin cancer than other Australians'

Mon, 2017-10-16 10:46

Queensland men aged over 55 are the leading demographic for skin cancer and cases in the state are nearly twice the national average, new research finds.

Month's worth of rain falls over south-east Queensland over weekend

Mon, 2017-10-16 10:30

Parts of south-east Queensland record between 50 and 100 millimetres of rain, with residents being warned to brace for another deluge today.

Small town of St George working its way out of ice addiction following raids

Mon, 2017-10-16 07:06

In the wake of the largest drug raids in the region's history, the south-west Queensland community of St George is calling for a return of a Federal Government employment program.

Bio-blitz on Fraser Island pairs artist and scientists for exhibition

Mon, 2017-10-16 06:50

A unique collaboration between artists and scientists on Fraser Island has led to the development of new exhibition.

The bad behaviours driving Brisbane train passengers nuts

Mon, 2017-10-16 06:31

It's official — train passengers who put their feet on the seat, people who bring their bicycles aboard peak-hour services and those who don't give up priority seating for those in need are the most annoying commuters to deal with.