Queensland

Cashless welfare card's effectiveness unclear, auditor general says

Minister says card is making a ‘real difference’ but critics want government to drop ‘social experiment’<p>The government will push ahead with the expansion of its cashless welfare card trials, despite the auditor general finding it was unclear whether the program was actually reducing social harm.<p>An …

Welfare

Israel Folau reacts to speculation around Queensland Reds switch

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has not ruled out fresh speculation about an off-season switch from the NSW Waratahs to the Queensland …

Australian Rugby

Man charged with Queensland historical prison rapes

A 47-year-old prisoner has been charged with 60 counts of rape and related offences towards inmates at Queensland jails.

Crime

Queensland Labor moves to decriminalise abortion

The Queensland Labor government is introducing a bill to decriminalise abortion in the state next month in a move that Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk …

Australian News

Queensland MPs to be lobbied for their vote on abortion laws

Pro-choice and pro-life groups are set to campaign ahead of a historic vote to decriminalise abortion in Queensland later this year.

Brisbane

Queensland woman pleads not guilty to grisly murder

A Queensland woman claims she was acting in self-defence and did not kill her de facto partner and dump his remains on the side of a road in Gympie …

Crime

Queensland Beach closed due to high bacteria counts

Queensland Beach Provincial Park in Hubbards, N.S., has been closed to swimmers as the result of high bacteria levels.<p>The Nova Scotia government …

Environment

Truck driver trapped after Qld crash

A truck driver has spent more than two hours trapped in his vehicle after it rolled in Queensland in the middle of the night.

Australia

Drones invade four Queensland prisons

Drones have invaded the air space above four high-security Queensland prisons, forcing them all into lockdown.<p>Authorities are investigating Sunday's …

Crime

Qld woman faces trial over headless torso

A woman accused of decapitating her partner and dumping his headless body beside a Sunshine Coast road is facing trial after being charged with …

Crime

Three flee Queensland house fire

Three people have fled a burning house north of Brisbane, including a teenage girl who has suffered smoke inhalation.

Emergency Medicine

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Queensland

Former Qld MP in sugarcane train crash

A woman who sustained leg and neck injuries after her car collided with a sugarcane train in Bundaberg has been identified as former Labor MP Leanne …

Sugar Cane

Extreme weather outlook

It was freezing cold start across eastern Australia, particularly through eastern parts of New South Wales and south-east Queensland. Sky News …

Wales

Brisbane wakes to coldest 2018 day, records tumble across Queensland

The River City dropped to 6.7 degrees on Sunday while five other areas of Queensland broke cold-weather records.

Australia

Police declare emergency in Brisbane

Police have closed off streets and established an exclusion zone in Brisbane's north as they negotiate with a man in relation to a fatal stabbing.<p>An …

Brisbane

GALLERY: BRFC hits regional Queensland

Our boys will this weekend return from a highly successful week-long pre-season camp in Mackay.<p>Our Hyundai A-League side had the opportunity to put …

Australia

Man arrested over fatal Queensland stabbing

Queensland Police has arrested a man wanted in connection with the death of a 42-year-old near a 7-11 service station at Murrumba Downs in the city's …

News Corp

Record number of crocodiles removed from Queensland waters - report

A record number of “problem” crocodiles were removed from north Queensland waters in the past 12 months, a Queensland government report reveals.<p>The Queensland Crocodile Management Update released on Friday showed 84 crocodiles were removed in 2017, mostly in coastal waters between Townsville and …

Australia

NSW man wanted over child sex offences may have travelled to Queensland with guns

New South Wales police say a man wanted for child sex offences may have travelled to north Queensland.<p>An arrest warrant has been issued for …

Wales

Queensland public servants get flu 'pandemic leave'

A business group says plans to grant 'pandemic leave' to Queensland's public servants in the event of a flu pandemic is over the top.

Chamber of Commerce

Bundaberg Rum Saturday Selection: Big guns in doubt but grudge match returns to Bookie for Manly v Melbourne

MELBOURNE’S State of Origin stars will be rested for their NRL clash with Manly on Saturday.<p>The Storm’s six Origin players returned to the club on …

Sport (Australia)

The remarkable inside story of Queensland's Origin 3 win.

DiscoverAcast+AboutPodcastersAdvertisersNews<p>Episode Details<p>The remarkable inside story of Queensland's Origin 3 win.<p>The halftime address that avoided …

Podcasting

REVEALED: 14 people Mackay police need to speak to urgently

MACKAY police are searching for a number of people who may be able to assist investigations into stealing, wilful exposure and wilful damage offences.<p>…

Australia

Queensland's former chief scientist hit with another fraud charge

Suspended Queensland chief scientist Suzanne Miller is facing a further charge of fraud after being accused of spending more than $14,000 of the …

Brisbane

New report looks to tackle Queensland's youth imprisonment

A new report into Queensland's youth justice system has been handed down with a raft of recommendations. 77 key points have been made including …

Australian News

Queensland woman charged with murdering cyclist

Cyclist's body was found on the side of Warrego Highway, next to the University of Queensland's Gatton campus, in 2012.

Judiciary

WATCH: Valentine Holmes saves the game for Queensland with stunning intercept catch

Valentine Holmes has saved the game for Queensland in Origin 3, with a spectacular lunging catch to cut off a New South Wales pass in the dying …

Wales

The Queensland fast-food wars that could cut your dining costs

It’s believed social media and word-of-mouth means consumers are aware of these overseas brands and more willing to try new food. Add in Queensland’s …

Fast Food

Man reportedly trapped in sand up to his neck on Queensland beach

A man in his 20s is reportedly buried in sand near Hervey Bay

Emergency Medicine