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'I give each dollar a job': Families struggle as costs keep rising

Mon, 2017-10-16 06:17

Queensland families fork out more than $76,000 a year on general living expenses, with rising costs on housing, food, energy and transport swallowing up the bulk of people's pay.

Australia's proud veterans of chemical-free farming

Mon, 2017-10-16 06:05

Farmers Bruno and Trish Gabbana are walking advertisements for the benefits of hard work and a healthy life.

A stranger died in my arms, but the fight to save him restored my faith in humanity

Mon, 2017-10-16 05:17

Last week as I pulled a complete stranger from the surf, his heart stopped beating. But what happened next restored my faith in humanity.

From victim to victor: The making of Jeff Horn

Mon, 2017-10-16 05:12

Jeff Horn realised from early on in his career that the only way to become a champion was to beat one. What he did made history. Now he is preparing for his next big challenge.

'I lost the love of my life': Husband's grief at wife's skydiving death

Sun, 2017-10-15 15:30

A man who lost his wife in the skydiving triple fatality at Mission Beach in far north Queensland pays tribute to the "love of his life" in a social media post, as authorities continue investigations into the accident.

Jeff Horn lines up England's Gary Corcoran for title defence

Sun, 2017-10-15 13:54

Manny Pacquiao won't be on the bill, but Jeff Horn is looking to make his first world title defence in Brisbane against English fighter Gary Corcoran.

Australian man formally named as suspect in Bali drugs case

Sun, 2017-10-15 12:31

Queensland man Joshua Baker, who is being held in Bali on suspicion of carrying drugs, is formally named as a suspect by Indonesian police and faces a jail sentence of up to 15 years.

Campaigners from 1960s return to fight for Great Barrier Reef

Sun, 2017-10-15 10:21

Fifty years on from the first battle to save the Great Barrier Reef, conservationists and scientists say the fight is far from over as they revisit the site where the battle for the reef began.

Department of Veterans' Affairs failed suicidal veteran Jesse Bird, inquiry finds

Sat, 2017-10-14 19:31

An official inquiry into the treatment of army veteran Jesse Bird, who took his own life, finds there were significant failures by the Department of Veterans' Affairs that increased his risk factors, requiring urgent change to protect other vulnerable veterans.

Australian detained in Bali over alleged drug possession is mentally ill, lawyer says

Sat, 2017-10-14 18:55

Queensland man Joshua Baker, who is being held in Bali on suspicion of carrying drugs, is mentally ill and should be deported to Australia for treatment, his lawyer says.

Skydive Australia's Anthoy Ritter says "our hearts are breaking" after the Mission Beach tragedy.

Sat, 2017-10-14 14:50
Skydive Australia has suspended its operations at Mission Beach in far north Queensland pending a full inquiry into Friday afternoon's triple fatality.

Skydive Australia suspends operations after triple-fatal accident

Sat, 2017-10-14 11:00
Skydive Australia suspends its operations at Mission Beach in far north Queensland pending a full inquiry into the deaths of instructors Peter Dawson, 35, and Toby Turner, 34, as well as 54-year-old Kerri Pike.

Why is a postcode driving farmers nuts?

Sat, 2017-10-14 10:58

A postcode can seem like a little thing, but in some parts of southern Queensland it is forcing farmers to turn desperately needed backpacker workers away.

Graziers told not to eat beef but allowed to sell it, amid contamination fears

Sat, 2017-10-14 10:11

Potentially harmful chemicals from firefighting foam entering the environment hits the beef industry, with cattle farmers near the Oakey and Williamtown Defence bases worried they might be selling contaminated beef.

Mum of eight, two instructors killed in Queensland skydive tragedy

Sat, 2017-10-14 09:05

Queensland woman Kerri Pike is killed during a skydive understood to have been a birthday gift from her family, along with Peter Dawson, 35, and Toby Turner, 34, while Skydive Mission Beach says it received "zero non-compliances" during a recent audit.

Each year, Indigenous rangers and their families travel to remote beaches north of Doomadgee to protect marine turtles

Sat, 2017-10-14 08:30
Each year, indigenous rangers and their families travel to remote beaches north of Doomadgee, to protect marine turtles and hold knowledge transfer sessions to help inspire the next generation of marine leaders.

Turtle nesting camp inspires next generation of Indigenous rangers

Sat, 2017-10-14 08:30

Far from any national park staff or guardians, the Gangalidda Garawa Rangers in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria are responsible for one of Australia's most remote turtle monitoring programs.

Marathon man plans 'World's Biggest Dinner' before Antarctic odyssey

Sat, 2017-10-14 08:24

Cancer research fundraiser Carlo Tonini can cross off "running a marathon on every continent" once he completes the gruelling Ice Marathon in Antarctica next month. It's all part of his endeavours to raise $250,000 for the Cure Cancer Australia Foundation.

Brisbane mum inspires women to take to the road — on two wheels

Sat, 2017-10-14 07:00

The lycra-clad crowd that rolls into a coffee shop for a post-ride caffeine hit is usually dominated by men — but thanks to cyclists like Natalia de Clercq, women are increasingly taking their place in the coffee queue.

Chris Hemsworth

Fri, 2017-10-13 20:24
Chris Hemsworth at the premiere of his latest Thor film.