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Does Townsville want the Adani coal mine?

Fri, 2017-06-30 20:44
The Link asks locals in Townsville what they think about the proposed Adani coal mine.

The role lithium batteries may play in our energy grid

Fri, 2017-06-30 20:32
Damien Giurco, professor of resource futures at UTS, joins The Link to discuss the future that lithium batteries might play in Townsville's - and Australia's - energy grid.

Pineapple prices drop as warm weather creates oversupply

Fri, 2017-06-30 18:01

Consumers are being encouraged to buy a slice of Queensland sunshine this winter, with the state's pineapple industry picking twice as many pineapples as usual.

Storm runs rings around Broncos in complete demolition at Lang Park

Fri, 2017-06-30 17:49

Cameron Munster delivers a superb Origin audition as Melbourne dismantles the Broncos 42-12 at Lang Park after the Titans' easy win over the Dragons.

NRL live: Broncos front up to the Storm in blockbuster clash

Fri, 2017-06-30 17:49

The Broncos face off against the formidable Melbourne Storm after the Titans easily accounted for the Dragons. Follow all the action in our live NRL ScoreCentre.

Kebab shop owner jailed for bashing 15yo cleaner

Fri, 2017-06-30 16:53

A kebab shop owner who held a teenage employee prisoner for 90 minutes and assaulted him passes out in a Brisbane court after being jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Cladding on major Brisbane hospital being investigated for fire risk

Fri, 2017-06-30 14:38

The Queensland Government confirms it is investigating potentially flammable cladding on the outside of the Princess Alexandra Hospital — one of Brisbane's busiest hospitals — and a Brisbane CBD building.

Racist Instagram post will not affect Andrew Fifita, says Flanagan

Fri, 2017-06-30 14:24

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says it is unacceptable that Andrew Fifita became the victim of an allegedly racist social media post from a Brisbane pub earlier this month, but says he's not concerned it will affect the Sharks forward's performance.

Shark attack survivor climbs out of depression

Fri, 2017-06-30 13:11

Surfer Mat Lee will climb 1,157 metres above sea level to mark two years since he almost lost his legs in a shark attack and to raise awareness of mental illness.

Army truck rolls over on Sunshine Coast

Fri, 2017-06-30 12:37

A man is seriously injured and another has minor injuries after an army truck overturned on the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast, with traffic affected.

Why calling the poisons hotline could save you or your child

Fri, 2017-06-30 12:37

Many cases of poisoning happen at home, so what should you do if you or your child consume something you shouldn't have?