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Recent eyewitness accounts of potential thylacines in far north Queensland have spurred scientists from James Cook University to launch a search for the animal long considered extinct.
The total cost of Debbie is likely to be greater than that of cyclone Yasi which hit North Queensland in February 2011. Yasi caused insurance losses of $1.4 billion, according to the ICA, after it hit less populated areas further north than Debbie ...
cyclone Debbie is shrinking after lashing the northeastern coast of Australia, tearing roofs off homes and soaking low-lying towns with torrential rain and potentially adding to the devastation to the Great Barrier Reef. The loss of telephone service ...
ROOFS have been torn off houses after the mining town of Collinsville, south-west of Bowen, experienced its first category two cyclone on Tuesday night.
Roofs have been wrenched from buildings, trees torn out of the ground and fences flattened but the full extent of cyclone Debbie's carnage will be revealed as north Queenslanders emerge from their homes Wednesday morning.
The Queensland Ambulance Service said the man injured by the wall collapse was in a stable condition in Proserpine hospital.
Heavy rain, flooding and dangerous storm tides are feared, and the weather bureau said winds could be strong enough to blow away cars.
While Bennett coached in Newcastle, Trish stayed on in Queensland to look after the family - two of their adult children have disabilities.
Protesters will "occupy" Brisbane's Queens gardens next month for 24 hours and ask the community what they really want for inner-city Brisbane instead of a ...
Communities in far north Queensland have been told to evacuate as Tropical cyclone Debbie bears down on the state, with authorities warning of potentially devastating winds, rain and tidal surges.
More tests were done on wastewater sites in Queensland than any other state. Nine were in regional centres and three in cities. Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan says Queensland's biggest illicit drug problems were ice and prescription drugs ...
THIS description of Laidley from 1872 onwards shows the progress of that town, the sale of land, and names of some of the early settlers.
Queensland's Whitsunday Islands are being lashed by 190km/h winds as cyclone Debbie bears down on the state's north coast, where it's already cut power, snapped trees and sent roofing iron tumbling down the streets of mainland towns. The category four ...
Residents from Cooktown to Mackay also are warned to batten down as Tropical cyclone Debbie may yet change direction as it barrels towards the north Queensland coast from about 500km offshore. Councilor and deputy chair of ... Fellow cyclone first ...
Australia's two biggest cities may be obsessed with rising property prices, but as two international financial powerhouses, Sydney and Melbourne tenants are probably going to have to get used to it: financial centres are expensive to live in.
Indigenous communities, small towns and regional areas with a low-socio economic index are over-represented in Queensland's crowded prison systems. Inmate numbers released by ... "One of the reasons being that many people from remote areas, Aboriginal ...
INNER-CITY suburbs were some of Ipswich's strongest performing areas in 2016 - but there was a surprise price drop in one of the city's most popular suburbs. Real Estate Institute of Queensland figures for the 2016 December quarter reveal median ...
The historic Queensland town, which has an annual festival devoted to Mary Poppins in June, has recorded a huge surge in tourist bookings for the Easter holidays, according to leading travel website Wotif.
In the meantime the Cairns Airport remained open yesterday and a spokeswoman said it would begin a "staged shutdown" if winds of more than 100km/h were forecast to affect the city within three to six hours. UPDATE: CAIRNS could be spared the worst of ...
NPL: Friday (8.30pm) - Western Pride v Brisbane City at Newmarket. The Pride under 18s play at 6.30pm. NPL women: Sunday (3.15pm) - Western Pride v Peninsula Power at AJ Kelly Field, Redcliffe.
YOU never know whats lurking behind the closed doors of Brisbanes City Hall. But our council insiders Tom Snowdon and Charlie Peel arent afraid to open ...
North Queensland communities are urged to begin preparations, with a tropical low in the Coral sea rated a high chance of becoming a cyclone by Sunday night.
Queensland now has the second-highest number of start-ups in the country with regional areas leading the entrepreneurial push, according to the states ...
Councillor Jonathan Sri (The Gabba) attempted to access a state-owned house at Arne Street, Woolloongabba on Wednesday in an effort to expose the rate of homes sitting empty across the city. Cr Sri arrived about 8am at the property which he said had ...
More than 40 roads have been closed in central Queensland and the far north, while there has also been localised flooding in Brisbane.
Golf Queensland presented six awards, including Rowes Bay Golf Club's Matt McCarthy for Volunteer of the Year, Charlie Dann for Male Amateur Golfer of the Year, Karis Davidson for Female Amateur Golfer of the Year, presented by Club Super, Jediah ...
The Queensland towns of Innisvail, Mission Beach, Tully and Cardwell where hit hardest by Yasi in 2011. Photo: Getty Images / Ian Hitchcock.
Emerald police officer in charge Senior Sergeant Peter McFarlane, Calvin Lee, Emerald, purchased his 40 hectare block just out of town three years ago. After arriving in Emerald five years ago, Snr Sgt McFarlane said it was time to settle down. With ...
The campaign began after the two killers of Wayne Ruks in the Queensland town of Maryborough in 2008 pleaded the "gay panic" defence and were sentence for manslaughter.
Sydney and Melbourne are officially expected to accommodate another three million residents by the mid-2050s; southeast Queensland and Perth are expected to add another two million each. These numbers translate into net growth of between 56 ... If we ...
Security is being increased in Queensland following the London terror attack. "The dead include a police officer and the apparent assailant.
Brisbane's Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has jumped a plane to Canberra to deliver the city's multibillion-dollar wish list to the federal government.
Sydney suffered another drenching this afternoon from a supercell storm that passed through the city. Parts of western Sydney were dumped with heavy rainfall, flash flooding and damaging winds as two severe thunderstorms moved through the region ...
IN the cotton growing region of south west Queensland men and women in work boots and stubbie shorts usually fill the town. But on Tuesdays and ... The school is the brainchild of Ballon Shire deputy mayor and dance teacher Fiona Gaske who grew up in a ...
A SUNSHINE Coast-based national training college has had a major funding source cut off by the Federal government amid a string of controversies.
If selected, Julia Creek would host the awards workshop in the town's newly renovated $2.2m hall and council announced its intention to open new facilities at the Dirt N Dust venue on the night of the awards.
The town with a population of just over 1000 used the program's funding to build new campdraft yards at the local showgrounds.
Pemberton real estate agents hope the release of the Australian film Jasper Jones will help further fuel demand for properties in the historic West Australian timber town. The locale, 335 kilometres south of Perth, was picked as the setting of the ...
Ipswich continues to attract national and international interest as a smart city. I recently spoke at the intelligent Communities Forum in Melbourne and the Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit in Sydney where it was clear that Ipswich is ...
Lee de Paauw, an 18-year-old from Queensland state, was at a hostel in the northern Queensland town of Innisfail around 2:30am on Sunday when he started bragging that he could swim in the river, a known habitat for aggressive saltwater crocodiles, said ...
Tim Cahill scored an emphatic header before joining the Socceroos on international duty, Bruno Fornaroli netted a brace as City clung onto third spot for another week. In fairness it was a dull affair until City subs Nick Fitzgerald and Bruce Kamau ...
... the council was paying others to leave. police were being called to direct traffic at open-home inspections, while other out-of-towners slept in their cars, so keen were they to partake in the "modern-day gold rush" unfolding in this coastal ...
When the Prime Minister's office was questioned, the query was flicked to Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash, who said: "Every Queenslander knows they have a champion in Barnaby Joyce, who was Senator for Queensland for almost a decade.
Queensland's newest hipster haven 'Byron of the North' tipped to emerge by 2040 ... In his report The Activated City: Reimagining the Sunshine Coast in 2040, Mr Salt predicted that the younger population's youth and energy would trigger an artistic ...
Roofs have been torn off house and thousands have been left without power after a superstorm hit south-east Queensland. The cell swept across the Darling ...
TOURISM leaders have embarked on a bold bid to make Queensland the events capital of Australia.
ALDI is among the retailers who have signed on to an 80 million development in the Lockyer region, which could become the areas newest town.
Ian and Lorraine Meech have lived in Murrumba Downs for more than a decade. Despite loving their slice of riverfront land, they've decided to move out of the suburbs and into Dayboro.


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