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Australia's water report card: Could do better

Fri, 2017-09-15 06:21

Australia's reputation as a world leader in water management is well-deserved but there's more to be done, says the Productivity Commission.

Bus union, Brisbane council reach in-principle agreement in pay dispute

Thu, 2017-09-14 20:52

The bus union and Brisbane City Council reach an in-principle agreement on a three-year wage and conditions deal that may now end an 11-month-long industrial dispute.

Coroner finds that anti-smoking drug, Champix, contributed to young man's suicide

Thu, 2017-09-14 19:21

A coroner recommends drug manufacturer Pfizer put a warning label on its anti-smoking drug, Champix, after a mother's four-year fight to prove that it contributed to her son's suicide.

Ipswich council CEO charged with corruption

Thu, 2017-09-14 19:07

Ipswich council chief executive officer Jim Lindsay is charged with official corruption after an investigation by Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission.

Cindy Palmer addresses the media

Thu, 2017-09-14 18:49
Cindy Palmer addresses the media after Trent Thorburn, the foster brother of her daughter Tiahleigh, is jailed for incest, attempting to pervert the course of justice and perjury.

Australian detained and fined for using satellite phone in India

Thu, 2017-09-14 18:11

A Queensland man is fined about $155 and released after he was detained for using a satellite telephone, which is illegal in India without prior Government permission.

Australian arrested in India for alleged illegal phone use

Thu, 2017-09-14 18:11

A Queensland man is being detained in northern India after he was allegedly caught using a satellite telephone, which is illegal in India without prior Government permission.

World-renowned Goshu Wagyu herd sold to Shamrock Station

Thu, 2017-09-14 17:23

Shamrock Vale Station in south-east Queensland buys the world renowned Goshu Wagyu cattle herd for an undisclosed price.

Jayde Kendall's father wants her remembered for her spirit

Thu, 2017-09-14 17:07
Jayde Kendall's father Bruce Morrisey says her murder was a senseless waste and the conviction of Brenden Bennetts will not bring her back.

Justice Lyons tells Brenden Bennetts he must live with his crime

Thu, 2017-09-14 17:06
Justice Ann Lyons of the Supreme Court of Queensland told convicted murderer Brenden Bennetts he would have to live with the fact he had killed 16-year-old Jayde Kendall.

Tiahleigh Palmer's foster brother gets four years' jail for incest, perjury

Thu, 2017-09-14 16:27

Trent Thorburn, who had sex with Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer before her alleged murder, is jailed for incest, and for his part in what the judge called an

"immoral and disgraceful plan" to cover up her death.

Brenden Bennetts found guilty of schoolgirl's murder, sentenced to life

Thu, 2017-09-14 15:15

The 21-year-old is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Jayde Kendall, whose remains were found on a rural property west of Brisbane almost two weeks after she went missing.

Clive Palmer 'sleeping' when administrators appointed, court told

Thu, 2017-09-14 14:27

Clive Palmer calls himself as a witness in a Supreme Court battle with a liquidator trying to claw back money owed to sacked Queensland Nickel workers.

Love of rainwater tanks may come back to bite Brisbane

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:46

Could the popularity of rainwater tanks in Brisbane provide the right conditions for the dengue mosquito to return to the city?

Somerville House stabbing accused charged

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:40

A man accused of stabbing a security guard at a Brisbane school on Wednesday morning is charged with multiple offences, police say.

Somerville House stabbing accused arrested after manhunt

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:40

A man accused of stabbing a security guard at a Brisbane school yesterday morning is arrested and is in custody at Dutton Park police station.

'It was empowering': Bride-to-be trashes wedding dress after cancelled wedding

Thu, 2017-09-14 12:17

Kira Coleman was dumped by her fiance 10 days before their big day, so she asked her wedding photographer to do a photoshoot of a different kind - trashing her wedding dress in a move met with plenty of positive feedback on Facebook.

Fruit tattoos set to replace stickers and plastic packaging

Thu, 2017-09-14 11:53

Tattoos on fruit are set to replace stickers and plastic packaging as farmers seek out environmentally-friendly alternatives.

One arm all farmer needs to run successful vegetable operation

Thu, 2017-09-14 09:44

Losing the use of his right arm in water skiing accident has not held Lockyer Valley farmer Brendan Dipple back from a successful farming career.

Redclaw crayfish growers rejoice in 'full circle'

Thu, 2017-09-14 09:26

Redclaw crayfish producers are having the last laugh at knockers in the 1990s with demand far outstripping supply.