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Drought bites hard and drought maps questioned

21 min 18 sec ago

It is bone dry in so many parts of Queensland but is the current official figure of 66 per cent of the state drought declared accurate?

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Malcolm Roberts was a UK citizen at time of nomination, High Court finds

26 min 27 sec ago

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts was a citizen of the United Kingdom by descent at the time of his nomination, the High Court finds.

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A storm hits Gatton in southern Queensland bringing hail

1 hour 58 min ago
A series of severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for south-east Queensland, with large hail and damaging winds likely from three separate cells.
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Mother sees 'life flash before eyes' in near miss with driver on phone

2 hours 13 min ago

A Brisbane mother has recalled the moment that three generations of her family were nearly killed in a head-on crash when a driver distracted by a mobile phone crossed into their lane.

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Storm cells threaten south-east Queensland with large hail and damaging winds

2 hours 57 min ago

Three separate storm cells are on the move in south-east Queensland and are threatening to bring large hail and damaging winds, the Bureau of Meteorology warns

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Identity theft warning after rental company data breach in NT, Queensland

3 hours 10 min ago

Australia's privacy watchdog is warning former customers of leasing business Amazing Rentals to take precautions against identity fraud in the wake of a data breach that saw personal details from 4,000 people in the Northern Territory and Queensland made available online.

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Olive oil insight to boost provenance marketing

3 hours 52 min ago

Much like wine, Australia's olive industry is exploring a provenance-branding initiative to better market the origins of Australian extra-virgin olive oil.

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Police are investigating the shooting death of 'iconic' crocodile

4 hours 6 min ago
There are concerns the shooting death of a 5.2-metre crocodile will create a power vacuum in the local population — with warnings younger crocs will become "increasingly aggressive" as they fight for the position left vacant.
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The rubbish that litters the cay at the Great Barrier Reef's heart

4 hours 14 min ago

Light bulbs, shoes, a giant rope and a soggy message in a bottle were just some of the bizarre items that have washed up on one of the Great Barrier Reef's most important nesting sites for seabirds.

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Diagnostics lab for agriculture in northern Australia will 'prove credentials'

4 hours 41 min ago

An $8 million diagnostics laboratory to be built in Darwin is expected to boost market opportunities for north Australian agriculture.

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Predatory behaviour, staff harassment and cover-ups at JCU revealed by report

4 hours 55 min ago

The "dominant masculine culture" at a Queensland university normalised "everyday sexism", a report finds, with interviewees reporting male staff used their positions to take advantage of young female students.

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How is a yellow umbrella helping create 'Ramsay Street' in Brisbane?

6 hours 2 min ago

Meet the family using a simple yellow umbrella to create a sense of community and bring the farm gate culture to the city.

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Outback battle re-enactment at Winton honours Australian Light Horse sacrifice

6 hours 15 min ago
A century on, with 100 horses and more than 100 riders, the sacrifice of the Australian Light Horse has been honoured in an outback battle recreation.
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Outback battle re-enactment honours Australian Light Horse

6 hours 34 min ago

A century on, with 100 horses and more than 100 riders, the sacrifice of the Australian Light Horse is honoured in an outback battle recreation.

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CCC finds no evidence of corrupt conduct in Qld Labor MP's private emails

7 hours 15 min ago

Queensland Labor MP Mark Bailey is in the clear after a CCC investigation into his deletion of a private email account after a media outlet's right to information request.

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Death of 'iconic' croc creates power vacuum in Queensland river

7 hours 19 min ago

There are concerns the shooting death of a 5.2-metre crocodile in the Fitzroy River in central Queensland will create a power vacuum in the local population, causing younger crocs to become "increasingly aggressive" as they fight for the position left vacant.

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Elton John kicks off regional tour with Mackay show

12 hours 6 min ago

Almost six months to the day since Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit north Queensland, the region is poised for the arrival of another force of nature — British superstar Elton John.

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In an ABC interview, Paul Antonio concedes he stands to benefit from inland rail

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:06
Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has championed inland rail for many years and has spoken publicly in support of the base case.
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Carjacker jailed over violent attack and abduction of 3yo girl

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:22

Jesse Earl Langlands is sentenced to three years in prison for a violent carjacking, of which his lawyer says he has no recollection, as evidenced by the fact "he went Christmas shopping the next morning".

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Cashless welfare card 'makes me feel down and out'

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:22

An unemployed father of three from Bundaberg says the inability to withdraw money once he is given a cashless welfare card in lieu of Centrelink payments will prevent him from providing properly for his family and visiting relatives interstate.

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