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A 7KM stretch of Gympie Rd has emerged as the most dangerous section of road in Brisbane and is a recipe for crashes, according to the RACQ. Three sites along a stretch from Kedron to Aspley on the city's northside recorded the three highest crash totals since January, 2015, according to RACQ data.
It's time for Brisbane v Melbourne at the Gabba and the Dockers and Bombers at Perth Stadium on Easter Saturday. Earlier, the Magpies fall just short against the Giants and the Suns win over Carlton. Get scores, stats and streams in our live ScoreCentre.

But some Jeff Garlett magic helped the Demons hold on to a 14.16 (100) to 10.14 (74) AFL win over a gutsy Brisbane at the Gabba on Saturday night. A week after letting victory against Geelong slip through their grasp with Max Gawn's late miss, Melbourne again looked shaky when the Lions hit back ...
From being lumped in with graffiti and vandalism, to be given its very own festival - Brisbane street art has come a long way in recent years and there are plenty of local success stories to emerge from the evolution. Russell Fenn, also known as Sofles, started in the River City but has gained an ... artists
There was no sense of irony as Peter Harburg spoke to journalists, telling them "I am Blackjack". Harburg has grown used to winning Queensland's premier yacht race, the Brisbane to Gladstone, with his crew claiming line honours for the seventh time early Saturday morning. Fast conditions and a ...

Brisbane lord mayor Graham Quirk has admitted residents still needed to be informed about what the $944 million largely ratepayer-funded Brisbane Metro was. On the back of Tuesday's announcement that the metro had been listed as one of the six "high-priority" projects by Infrastructure ...
The Queen's Baton has made one of its final stops before the Commonwealth Games, winding its way through Brisbane. After a marathon 95-day journey, some of Queensland's champions carried the Queen's message today. Giann Rooney told 9NEWS carrying the baton made her feel a "huge part of ...
A man is in an induced coma in hospital after being repeatedly punched in the head outside a Brisbane pub last night. The 22-year-old remains in a critical condition in Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital after the attack outside the Narangba Valley Tavern about 11.30pm. Police allege two men ...
Ms Smith described how she was running through a park in the suburb of Redbank Plains, in Brisbane's southwest, when she was approached by two women -- who she claims were of African descent. The Queenslander claims that they were yelling abuse at her as she ran, so she decided to ask ...
Brisbane is preparing to welcome the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Commonwealth Games, with less than one week until it tours the streets of Brisbane. Roads across the city will be temporarily shut and bus routes delayed as the baton travels from Brighton to Sherwood on Friday March 30, and then ...
Parts of Brisbane's Eagle Street will be ripped up and transformed into a large public space if a new $1.4 billion proposal is approved. One of Australia's biggest commercial property companies, Dexus, wants to transform the Eagle Street Pier into a new waterfront hub, with two new towers and about 1.5 ...
Elizabeth Jane Maranda, 35, appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court after last night being charged with assault occasioning bodily harm of the driver on December 19, 2016. Police allege the woman got onto a bus on the corner of Saint Pauls Terrace and Union Street with another woman at 10.50am ...
Brisbane teacher on child sex charges. A man has been charged with indecently dealing with a number of children while working as a teacher in Brisbane nearly two decades ago. Stuart Layt. Australian Associated PressMarch 23, 20186:20pm. A Brisbane man has been charged with indecently dealing with children nearly ...
The Brisbane City Council voted Thursday to begin preparing a November ballot measure asking residents whether or not to permit up to 2,200 homes and four million square feet of commercial development on the mostly vacant 684-acre Baylands site. Despite conceding ground with the vote, ...
With Brisbane's market on the rise, the savviest of buyers are starting to zero in on 600 square metre sites with development potential. It's all because of the new City Plan, which according to experts, allows for subdivision of 600 square metre sites that are within 200 metres walking distance of a railway ...
The Brisbane Broncos have never lost to the Wests Tigers as a joint venture at Campbelltown, but a victory against the odds on a cold winter's night 16 years ago defines what it means to pull on the famous jersey. In a season where the Broncos celebrate 30 years in the big time and as they prepare to play ...

OUCH! Embattled Brisbane bean counter and horse racing tragic Craig Morrissey has just suffered a heck of a blow from the accounting industry's peak body. In a nutshell, he's been kicked out of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for “egregious and intolerable conduct'' and forced to pay ...
Three Brisbane blokes are charging ahead in the lucrative electric car market despite Queenslanders being slow to adopt the global trend. There are less than 500 electric cars in Queensland, but Tritium - established by three Brisbane university students about 16 years ago - is producing about 1800 ...
While the sale has yet to appear in public records, the brokers who handled the off-market deal announced over the weekend that the home on Sutherland Avenue, Ascot, an affluent suburb of Brisbane, the capital of and most populous city in the state of Queensland, was sold and that the sales price of ...
TWO men have been charged after allegedly kidnapping and torturing another man for ransom in Brisbane's south. The two allegedly held a 40-year-old man against his will in a Broadwater Rd unit at Mount Gravatt, where it's alleged he was attacked during the day, hit with a gun and forced to organise a ...
Perhaps most offensive to Brisbane residents was discussion of a draft bill seeking to mandate housing development at the Baylands. Though the legislation was not formally proposed last year, locals fear the effort may be resurrected if some residential development at the site is not approved.
Experts warn Brisbane could be in the impact zone of an out-of-control Chinese space station that's days away from blasting back into the Earth's atmosphere. For the past few weeks, the descent of the Tiangong-1 space lab has been tracked by space authorities, reports Live Science. Now some experts ...
Thousands of homes in south-east Queensland lost power overnight, after intense rain battered south-east Queensland overnight, causing widespread power outages in the Brisbane, Gold Coast and Logan areas. At the height of the storm power was cut to around 2,000 homes and businesses in the ...
CoreLogic analyst Cameron Kusher said results to February 25 showed that home values nationally were down 0.3 per cent for the month to date and Brisbane was down 0.1 per cent. He said in Brisbane there had been no real change to values in January and February wasn't much different. “It's more of ...
A MAN has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after a stabbing near a shopping centre in Brisbane's south. Police were called to Buranda Village on the corner of Cornwall St and Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba, about 11.30am. A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said a man was taken to ...
A woman approaching children and offering them a lift to school told two of them she was a teacher, police say. Queensland Police Service (QPS) has released a comfit image of a woman they say has approached at least three children in the South Brisbane area this month. The first incident occurred on ...
The owner of a stolen luxury car involved in a dramatic police chase through Brisbane suburbs is “living in fear” that those who allegedly stole the car will return to her home. Natasha, who did not want to reveal her surname, said a second set of car keys was stolen when alleged thieves broke into her home ...
The same way that all of the old, ramshackle Queenslanders that once housed generations of students in and around the inner core of Brisbane eventually disappeared from the rental market as they were renovated by young families, so too have thousands of terrace houses become impossibly expensive ...
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Police are working to identify a man who was found dead in the Brisbane River. A search for the man, who is believed to be in his 50s, was stared after his body was seen floating in the water near the Gardens Point CityCat Terminal in the city on Thursday night. His body was found near the Eagle Street ...
THOSE relying on trains this weekend are warned to prepare for delays, with track closures affected all lines near the Brisbane CBD. TransLink said the track closures would be from the first Saturday service until the last Sunday service. “If you are travelling to, or through the city over this period, you will ...
Broncos star Matt Gillett sells home in suburban Brisbane. BRISBANE Bronco Matt Gillett has found a buyer for the home he owns with his wife, Skye, in the city's northern suburbs. Elizabeth Tilley. The Courier-MailFebruary 17, 20187:30am. Brisbane Broncos' forward Matt Gillett with his wife, Skye, and daughter Harper.
In Brisbane's north, a taxi driver has suffered serious head injuries after smashing into a tow truck north of Brisbane in the early hours of Saturday. The 56-year-old had to be cut from the wreckage of his vehicle after the crash on Anzac Avenue at Kippa Ring about 3.30am. He was taken to Royal Brisbane ...
A taxi and tow truck have crashed north of Brisbane, leaving one driver with serious injuries. The crash happened just before 3.30am on Saturday at the intersection of Anzac Avenue and Mandin Street in Kippa-Ring, about 33 kilometres north of Brisbane. Police said the male taxi driver, 56, was cut from the ...
Shots fired during Brisbane brawl: witness. A witness to a large brawl in Brisbane's north has told police shots were fired by a man who pulled up in a dark four-wheel drive. Australian Associated PressFebruary 17, 20183:04pm. Police are investigating witness reports that shots were fired during a large brawl in a north ...
A pod of dolphins is swimming up and down the Brisbane River, the Brisbane Times reports. The dolphins were first spotted on Saturday at different spots along the river, including the CBD, South Bank, New Farm and Bulimba. Griffith University Smart Water Research Centre researcher Olaf Meynecke told ...
Tough gelding Chivadahlii, who left Brisbane with a country career ahead of him, returns to Doomben as a potential staying star. Chivadahlii has been much-travelled, starting his career in NSW country areas before a stint in Victoria. He then had a campaign with Brian Smith at Eagle Farm before joining ...
CARLTON'S Game Changers will return to Ikon Park on Saturday night, as they take on last year's runners-up, the Brisbane Lions. Last week's 21-point win over Greater Western Sydney in trying conditions should give the Blues plenty of confidence heading into Round 3, but the win did come at a massive ...
In a brief appearance in Brisbane's Magistrates Court he waved to family, including his young son, before being remanded in custody. Outside court his agitated father said he was surprised by the charges and claimed police had been heavy handed during the arrest. Detectives have also charged a ...
Matt Lodge will not be compelled by the NRL to begin paying off $1.6 million in damages to victims of his alcohol-fuelled rage in New York after the governing body declared it did not get involved in civil matters. The NRL on Friday defended its registration of the 22-year-old's one-year contract with Brisbane ...
A search operation was launched about 7.25pm yesterday after person saw the man floating in the river near the Gardens Point CityCat terminal. The body of a man has been located in the Brisbane River following an overnight search and rescue operation involving specialist police.
A man involved in a domestic dispute with a 16-year-old boy who was shot by police earlier this week has appeared in court, west of Brisbane, charged with assault. Officers fired two shots at the teenager, striking him once in the chest, after he allegedly charged at them with a knife at his home in Springfield ...
More than 4500 complaints have been made about overgrown grass in Brisbane since January 2017, with more than 15 per cent of those complaints made in the past month. Brisbane City Council received 743 resident complaints about overgrown grass in January 2018, but council field services chairman ...
A CAR driven the wrong way through Brisbane's city centre in peak hour has been stopped outside the state's police headquarters. Officers pulled up in a police vehicle in front of the silver hatchback, preventing it from travelling further along Roma St, shortly after 4pm. The 43-year-old River Hills driver has ...
A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the south-east with damaging winds and large hailstones forecast. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a weather warning at 5.40pm for people near Harrisville and Mount Mee. It follows a warning at 4.10pm for people in Ipswich as well as parts of ...
An accused Brisbane burglar caught trying to steal children's money tins from their grandmother's home is in custody after a citizen's arrest. "What are you doing here, I'm not finished?" Roy Jordan allegedly said when the people he was robbing found him in a bedroom of their Coorparoo home on ...
Rejuvenated gelding Boomwaa and rising star Maybe Even You head trainer Ben Currie biggest yet attack on city racing at Doomben. For the first time Currie can remember he will have more runners at Doomben on Saturday than at his home track meeting in Toowoomba. Currie, 26, is well on his way to ...
The State Government has previously stated support for Brisbane Metro in the Connecting Brisbane strategy, which includes Cross River Rail. Parts of Brisbane Metro are expected to go out to market later this year, with concept designs and impact management plans to be released to the community as ...
Boy, 16, in serious condition after being shot by police. A 16-YEAR-OLD boy reportedly lunged at his father with a knife before being shot and seriously hurt by police attending to the domestic disturbance at a Brisbane home. Ben Graham. news.com.auFebruary 15, 20188:26am. Video; Image ...


 

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