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Botanical art: Why drawing plants and flowers is back in fashion

7 hours 7 min ago

The art of documenting plants and flowers is having a resurgence with more people wanting to draw what they see rather than take photos.

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In the red corner: Horn launches Labor's campaign, PM the LNPs

10 hours 8 min ago

World welterweight champion Jeff Horn and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull open the respective Labor and LNP leaders' campaign launches, with Horn saying Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk backed him when many others wouldn't.

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Nicholls makes pitch to 'forgotten people' in LNP campaign launch

10 hours 8 min ago

Queensland Opposition Leader makes a pitch to potential One Nation voters the centrepiece of his campaign launch, pledging to help re-skill and re-train the middle-aged men and women "forgotten" by changes in the labour market.

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Deal or no deal? How the Queensland leaders should deal with One Nation

13 hours 30 min ago

One Nation could hold the balance of power at the election and both major parties have vastly different strategies. We've asked a former premier, two king makers and a political analyst about how they see the fallout after November 25.

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Marsh keen to have a 'red hot crack' at England despite lingering doubts

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:35

Batsman Shaun Marsh is determined to grasp what he admits is probably a final chance to establish himself as a regular member of the Australia Test side after earning an Ashes recall.

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I'll do things differently when I get back to number one: Day

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 14:59

Australian golfer Jason Day vows he will get back to the top of the golf rankings in a one-on-one chat with Grandstand ahead of next week's Australian Open.

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Man with child porn convictions worked for child safety minister

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:33

Queensland's Child Safety minister Shannon Fentiman says she is "horrified" a man with child pornography convictions was working in her electorate office.

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One Nation voters could help both ALP and LNP steal seats

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:54

One Nation preferences could help both major parties win seats from each other in next week's Queensland election, with many of the 93 electorates developing into three-cornered contests, according to a Newspoll of six marginal seats.

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England not shocked by Paine Ashes selection

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:09

Tim Paine is one of Australia's biggest Ashes bolters in decades but England assistant coach Paul Farbrace insists the tourists are not surprised by his recall.

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'I'll break your husband's legs': Man charged over alleged election threat

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 09:27

Police charge a man over violent threats allegedly made against a female LNP candidate and her daughter on the campaign trail south of Brisbane.

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Nicholls' approach to One Nation more rational than Labor

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 09:27

Tim Nicholls' declaration to work with One Nation in the event of a hung parliament is a common-sense approach and a fair way to respect the will of the people, writes ABC political reporter Chris O'Brien.

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Rare marine mammals die after commercial fishing net capture

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 09:27

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority confirms dugongs and snubfin dolphins are dead after being entangled in commercial fishing nets.

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Old icons levelled as decks cleared for Brisbane Queen's Wharf development

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 09:27

A large chunk of Brisbane's CBD has been torn down to make way for Queen's Wharf, Queensland's biggest infrastructure project that will eventually absorb 10 per cent of the CBD.

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The House Detective: Uncovering Brisbane's home secrets

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 08:00

Imagine if the walls in your home could talk. What stories would they be able to tell of past occupants?

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A-League live: Roar desperate to upset Melbourne City

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:45

The high-flying Melbourne City travel to Brisbane to take on the struggling Roar at Lang Park. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary in our ScoreCentre.

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Graziers concerned over route of proposed renewable energy powerline

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:10

A proposed high-voltage powerline planned to link a renewable energy project in north Queensland could impact dozens of cattle properties, opponents say.

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'He could be the saviour this time': Not all fans fuming at Marsh's recall

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:21

We asked for your reaction to Shaun Marsh's return to Australia's line-up for the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, and you delivered — and the results were very mixed.

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Goat with 1.7m Facebook fans dies on comedy tour

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:14

Internet sensation Gary the goat dies on tour in regional Queensland, leaving behind his devastated comedian owner and 1.7 million Facebook fans.

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Teen high school graduate can't write but gives hope to others with learning difficulties

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:05

A Sunshine Coast teen overcomes enormous odds to be one of 53,000 year 12 students who graduates today in Queensland — despite not being able to write a legible paragraph.

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Noosa's surf breaks declared World Surfing Reserve

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:24

A four-kilometre stretch of surf breaks at Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast has officially been declared the 10th World Surfing Reserve.

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