#Queensland

National

National

Hero Truckie Saves Young Family From Horror Storm

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As rain and strong winds lashed her car, Queensland mum Emily Clarke became gravely worried about the precious cargo in the back seat. 

National

National

Drivers Trapped In Floodwaters As Wild Weather Batters Australia

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About 17 drivers have been rescued from their cars and trucks in Victoria's north-east as the state is battered with storms and torrential rain. 

Good News

Good News

Good Boy Assistance Dog Graduates University With Honours

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Kirby Bell has been living the student's dream, sleeping through all six years of his university classes and still graduating with honours alongside his owner.

News

News

'Zombie Storm', Massive Rainfall Set To Hit Australia

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Australia is set to be smashed by 'the biggest weather event of the year', part of a so-called 'zombie storm' to hit the southern parts of the country.

National

National

Queensland BushFires: Footage Emerges Of Fires As Seen From Space

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Hundreds of bush fires ravaged more than a million hectares of land in central and southern Queensland.

National

National

Plan To Reduce Youth Re-offending In Queensland

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Some young Queensland offenders could be forced to face their victims instead of serving jail time to try to stop reoffending by making them feel more accountable.

Crime

Crime

Seven-Year-Old Girl Abducted, Sexually Assaulted In QLD

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A seven-year-old girl spent more than an hour with the man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting her in bushland north of Brisbane.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested Over Deaths Of Two People At Caravan Park

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Police have arrested a man and seized a weapon after two people in their 60s died at a Queensland caravan park.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

What Happens When The Bushfires Stop Burning

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Dead animals, the smell of burnt bush, and rotten food in the fridge. These are the signs volunteers want residents to prepare for as they return to their homes ravaged by fire.

News

News

Bettongs Are Cute, Love Truffles And Are In Big Trouble

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The little Northern Bettong is in big trouble and conservationists warn it's part of an "extinction crisis".

National

National

Queensland Bushfire Evacuees Head Home

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Hundreds of residents forced to flee when a bushfire tore through their small patch of central Queensland are returning home.

National

National

'Leave Now' Orders As Queensland Bushfires Worsen

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Strong winds and high temperatures have tested exhausted firefighters battling more than 110 blazes across central Queensland.

National

National

'Horrific': Man's Body Found In Wheelie Bin After Residents Report 'Bad Odour'

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A man's decomposing body has been found stuffed into a Brisbane rubbish bin in what police are calling a horrific and harrowing crime scene.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Fire Conditions Severe As Wind Picks Up

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Gusty winds and soaring temperatures are testing exhausted firefighters as 105 bushfires continue to burn across Queensland and a severe heatwave spreads south.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

'Look Out For Each Other': PM Urges Queenslanders Amid Heatwave Conditions

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Scott Morrison has urged people in Queensland to look out for each other after bushfires claimed one life, with more extreme weather on the way.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

Man Dies During Queensland Bushfire Crisis

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A Central Queensland man has died while clearing a firebreak on his family's property south of Emerald, as the state marks the start of summer with an ongoing bushfire crisis.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

Ten Rescued From Queensland Bushfire

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Ten people have been airlifted to safety from the path of a raging fire in central Queensland.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Greenlighting Adani While QLD Burns Is Like Pouring Kerosine On A Bonfire

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On Thursday afternoon, Queensland firefighters were battling an extraordinary 130 blazes across the state.

National

National

Pair Arrested For Allegedly Lighting Fires In Queensland

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Two men have now been accused of lighting separate fires near Rockhampton, as bushfires continue to rage across central Queensland.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

'A Long Way To Go': 114 Fires Still Raging Across Queensland

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Residents are being warned the catastrophic bushfire emergency devastating the state will stretch into next week.

National

National

Over 100 Bushfires Raging Across Queensland As Conditions Worsen

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Queensland remains in the grip of a bushfire crisis that has been forcing communities to flee, and there is little relief in sight with five more days of intense weather ahead.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Fires Raging In Queensland And Trump Cancels Putin Meeting

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Queensland Bushfires

Queensland Bushfires

8,000 Residents Return To Homes After Fleeing 'Catastrophic' Fire Threat

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Residents of central Queensland town Gracemere have been told they can return home after being forced to evacuate amid serious fire danger. 

National

National

Queensland Heatwave Decimates Bat Population

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Thousands of heat-stressed bats are dropping from trees and creating a health hazard in far north Queensland, as a record-breaking heatwave blasts the region.

Crime

Crime

Police Divers Scour River For Baby Murder Clues

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Police investigating the murder of a nine-month-old baby girl whose body washed ashore on a Gold Coast beach cannot rule out charging her mother over the death.

Crime

Crime

Man, 73, Charged With Manslaughter, Rape And Torture

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A 73-year-old Queensland man has been charged with manslaughter, rape and torture a year after a woman died.

National

National

Queensland Firefighters Battle 12-Metre Flames In 'Rare' Bushfire Event

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Firefighters and police have been doorknocking in communities north of Bundaberg, urging residents to leave as a 50km-long bushfire continues to burn into the night.

News

News

‘Lift Legends’ To Be The Silent Heroes Of The Festive Season

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P-Platers encouraged to be the designated drivers for their drunk parents as part of QLD’s new anti-drink-driving campaign.

Crime

Crime

Father Charged With Murder Over Death Of Baby Found On Beach

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The father of a nine-month-old girl found dead on a beach has been charged with her murder.

Crime

Crime

Coroner Hears Allegations Over Suspect In Annette Mason Death

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A Queensland man made multiple confessions to bashing Annette Mason in the days and weeks that followed the teenager's 1989 murder.

Crime

Crime

Four-Month-Old Baby Girl Found Dead In Logan

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A day after a baby girl was found dead on a Queensland beach, a four-month-old girl has died in suspicious circumstances.

National

National

Police Slammed After Crash Not Attended For Five Hours After 000 Call

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A former nurse has slammed Queensland Police for failing to immediately investigate her triple-zero call about a fatal truck crash south of Brisbane.

Crime

Crime

'Concerning Behaviour' Towards Leslie Larkin Focus Of Cold Case Murder Investigation

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Police have revealed events in the lead up to the murder of Noosa Heads woman Leslie Larkin could help solve the 34 year mystery.

Crime

Crime

Former Strawberry Farm Supervisor Charged Over Contamination Scandal

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Police have charged a 50-year-old woman over strawberry needle contamination scandal. 

Updated

Updated

50-Year-Old Woman Charged Over Strawberry Contamination

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Police have charged a woman over the strawberry needle contamination scandal that saw truckloads of fruit dumped, punnets recalled, and supermarkets forced to throw out their supplies.

News

News

ACCC Wants 12,000 Car Regos Cancelled If Faulty Takata Airbags Not Fixed

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Anyone driving around in a car with with the deadly airbags still fitted is now on notice.

Updated

Updated

'Battered Wife' Fish And Chip Shop Causes Controversy

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A fish and chip shop in Far North Queensland is causing a furore over its name, which some say makes light of domestic violence.

Good News

Good News

The RSPCA Saved 200 Neglected Guinea Pigs, Now They Need A Home

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More than 200 guinea pigs have been found living in horrible conditions in a Brisbane home.

News

News

'Reclaim The Night' Protests Attract Huge Crowd, Days After Suspected Murder

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Thousands of people marched to raise awareness of violence and sexual misconduct against women and children.

Crime

Crime

The Woman Killed When Walking Her Dog Faced 'Violent' Death

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Shocking clues have emerged surrounding the murder of a 24-year-old woman who was found dead on a beach.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Woman Thought She Would 'Bleed To Death' In Horrifying Kangaroo Attack

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Linda Smith suffered life-threatening injuries during a savage kangaroo attack last week.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

It's 2018, And NSW Is The Only State Where Abortion Is Illegal

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It's well past time Australia's most populous state comes into the modern century.

Updated

Updated

Pluck Me! Tornado Warnings Issued For QLD As Large Hail Ravages Properties

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A tornado warning has been issued for southeast Queensland, as the region continues to be battered by destructive winds and large hail.

National

National

Distressed Newborn Whale Had 'Skin Rubbed Raw' After Getting Trapped In Shark Net

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A newborn humpback whale in serious distress after being caught in a shark net has at last been freed, and reunited with its mother.

National

National

Devastating Flow-On Effects From Record-High Petrol Prices

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Drivers across the country are feeling the squeeze at the bowser, with fuel prices at a four year high.

National

National

'I Won't Stop': The Fight To Protect Unborn Babies

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It has been four years since Sarah Milosevic lost her unborn daughter, and she's still fighting for Sophie's life to mean something. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Australia Pledges More Aid, First Female Nobel Prize Winner In 55 Years

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

The Purple Orange Mystery: Why The Fruit Changed Colour

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No one was more baffled than Queensland mum Neti Moffitt when the orange she gave her two-year-old son turned from its regular colour to purple. 

Updated

Updated

'Dreadful Act': More Brands Recalled, $100K Reward Offer

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A nationwide recall is now in place for six strawberry brands.

Politics

Politics

What The XXXX? The Push To Split QLD Into Separate States

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"We're big enough and strong enough and wealthy enough to represent ourselves".

National

National

We Could Be Witnessing The Death Of The Aussie Outback

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"The health of the outback is very much at risk"

News

News

Teens 'Lucky To Be Alive' After Burns From Live Railway Wire

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The two 17-year-old boys remain in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Politics

Politics

Thousands Shut Down Brisbane CBD In Anti-Abortion March

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These protesters want the state's 19th century abortion laws left alone.

National

National

Axe-Wielding Thieves Stealing Copper From Live Electricity Poles

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Axe-wielding thieves are menacing parts of Australia's electrical grid.

National

National

15 People From 'Illegal Fishing Vessel' Sent To Christmas Island

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The irregular boat arrivals spent at least one night in the crocodile-infested Daintree rainforest.

Politics

Politics

'Don't Keep Saying That!': Katter Blows Up

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Firebrand MP defends Anning "final solution" speech, wants a breakaway North QLD state

Crime

Crime

Wheelie Bin Death: Police Charge Suspect With Murder

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The remains of a man were found in a wheelie bin in Melbourne 17 years after he went missing.

National

National

Nightmares, Bruises, Acne: Aussies Clogging Up Emergency Rooms

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People have sought urgent treatment for nightmares, acne and blisters, just to name a few.

News

News

Meet The 7-Year-Old Literally Selling 'Fair Dinkum Aussie Bull Shit'

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You read that correctly. This kid is making it big selling bull shit.

Politics

Politics

Ispwich Council Facing Damning New Accusations

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Councillors are accused of spending tens of millions of dollars on projects which never saw the light of day.

Features

Features

Crocodile Migration Becoming A Problem For North Queenslanders

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With rising water temperatures, salt water crocs are looking for a new place to live

Crime

Crime

Thieves Accidentally Live-Stream Alleged Theft, Drug Use

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The owner was more than 1000km away, watching the alleged crime on his mobile phone.

News

News

Is Abortion Legal In Australia? Depends On State

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Every single state has a different law around abortion, except for one.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump Sides With Putin And French Team Arrive Home

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Sport

Sport

Ticket Scalping Crackdown With $483,000 Fine

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Big penalties for people reselling AFL tickets for inflated prices.

Crime

Crime

Ankle Trackers Floated To Solve QLD’s Youth Crime Crisis

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Former police boss says the idea may be "a bit unacceptable" to many.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Murder Over Stabbing Death In Murrumba Downs

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An "extremely distressed" 19-year-old woman was also at the scene.

Updated

Updated

Muslims Abused At Worship In Mosque By Group With Cameras

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Religious leaders say it's an escalation of the abuse faced by Muslims in Queensland every day.

Crime

Crime

QLD Doubles Penalties For Driving Death Offences

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Fines of up to $20,000 or two years jail for careless driving causing death.

Politics

Politics

Huge Win For Transgender People Facing "Cruel" Choice

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But there's still work to be done to remove transgender discrimination in both the state and across the country.

National

National

Multicultural Australia, Where The Bloody Hell Are You?

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"How come we're not included? What's wrong with our stories?" asked Darumbal man Trent White after Rockhampton's tourism ad "whitewashed" its Indigenous culture.

Sport

Sport

NSW Secure State Of Origin Game 1 in 22-12 Victory

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NSW may have fielded the most debutantes in decades, but the Baby Blues have claimed victory over the Queensland Maroons in Origin 1.

Sport

Sport

All The Best State Of Origin Moments That WEREN'T Footy

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Fights, beer and war cries.

Updated

Updated

Qld Emergency: Armed Man Surrenders To Police In Mackay

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An armed man has surrendered to police after a three hour stand off in Mackay. There are no reports of injuries at this stage

Sport

Sport

Queensland Legend Billy Slater To Retire From Origin

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"I just think it's time," the star fullback said.

National

National

We Could Be On The Verge Of Another Banana Shortage

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Three banana farms have already reported infections of Panama disease tropical race 4.

National

National

Queensland Roads: Two Pedestrian Deaths in 24 Hours

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Both pedestrians died after trying to cross the road.

National

National

Fisherman Lost 200 km From Queensland Coast

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He has been missing since early Sunday morning.