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One dead in Queensland car crash. A person has died and another has been severely injured after a car rolled over on the Bruce Highway south of Mackay, with police warning of possible delays. Australian Associated PressDecember 16, 20173:30pm. A person has died and another has been trapped in a car after it rolled ...
Ms Ryan was awarded an OP7 and easily made the cut for primary teaching at the University of Queensland, which was her first choice course with a minimum requirement of OP11. She and her family were "absolutely ecstatic" with the result and it allows Ms Ryan to pursue her dream teaching career.

About 1pm, police were called to the scene of a crash on the Bruce Highway, between St Lawrence and Clairview, where a car had left the road and rolled. A person was declared dead at the scene, while another occupant was trapped inside. The RACQ Central Queensland rescue helicopter has been ...
From ocean rafting at Airlie Beach, diving at Agincourt Reef near Port Douglas, to cooling off in pristine waterfalls and volcanic rock pools on the Atherton Tableland and swimming in Fraser Island's stunning Lake McKenzie, Queensland dominated a list of the most popular aquatic attractions in the country.
More than 120,000 mangoes shipped to South Australia from Queensland have been recalled after the discovery of fruit fly larvae in some of the fruit. Biosecurity SA has required a distributor to recall all produce from the affected grower, which is still in storage or on supermarket shelves, including all ...
The Queensland Integrity Commissioner Nikola Stepanov recommended Ms Palaszcvzuk exclude herself from all NAIF deliberations in CBRC, but she went a step further and said a re-elected Labor government would veto the loan to Adani completely. Ms Palaszczuk was also furious she did not know ...

Queensland hospitals are under the strain from an ice epidemic that's seen numbers of meth-affected patients jump by 23 times over six years. The surge in people presenting to hospitals as a result of the dangerous drug is putting doctors, nurses and hospital staff across the state at risk of violent attack.
... as a van driven by the Canadian man was turning in to Australia Zoo when it collided with an oncoming ute. A Queensland police Service spokesman said motorists should expect extensive delays with both lanes closed. Traffic was being diverted down Railway St. Steve Irwin Way reopened to traffic just ...
"The operation has also resulted in significant drugs seizures in both Queensland and New South Wales including cocaine, crystal methylamphetamine and precursor chemicals with a street value in excess of $3.9 million," the CCC said. A 53-year-old man associated with Gold Coast bikie gangs was the ...
Ms Trad said jobs had grown in Queensland for the 13th consecutive month. "Queensland has had the strongest growth in the country over the last year and our stable Labor government will continue to deliver jobs," she said. But Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington said it was a disgrace Queensland ...
Ms Palaszczuk officially announced the full make-up of her Cabinet yesterday, boosting the ministry to 18 and appointing five assistant ministers. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad embrace during a swearing in ceremony at government House.
Since then there have been numerous coercive hearings held by Queensland's corruption and crime Commission that helped narrow the list of persons of interest. One of those hearings resulted in a 44-year-old woman being charged with perjury, however prosecution of that charge was eventually ...
A scrub python so long it blocked the road and the path of two Queensland police officers has found fame on social media. A photograph of the massive amethystine python, discovered during a night patrol by two Queensland police Service (QPS) officers in the bush surrounding Wujal Wujal, north of ...
Ms Frecklington will be the first woman to lead the merged LNP and it will be the first time Queensland had a female leader of both major parties. LNP president Gary Spence congratulated Ms Frecklington on becoming the new LNP leader and also becoming the party's first female parliamentary leader.
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"We want to assure residents that One Nation will remain an active force in Queensland politics." Senator Pauline Hanson said the former member for Buderim was a "valuable asset" to One Nation. "I'm pleased that Steve has accepted my offer to remain the party's Queensland leader," she said in the ...
The five bedroom Hamptons-style house at 92 solar Street, Coorparoo, was the hottest home in Queensland this year, according to the country's biggest property site realestate.com.au, attracting over 41,300 visits. The Sunshine State had a strong showing in the national list of most viewed properties, with ...

"As I committed during the election campaign, I have today written to the Prime Minister exercising Queensland's veto over any NAIF funding for the ... The Adani group entered Australia in 2010 with the purchase of the greenfield Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland, and the ...
Nearly 44 per cent of all children put into protection last year in Queensland had parents taking some form of methamphetamine, such as ice, according to the Department of Child Safety. Cunnamulla Aboriginal corporation for Health chief executive Kerry Crumblin said children should be removed from ...
Like a film awards night, Queensland's revamped frontbench was unveiled via a social media drip-feed, in a tantalising reveal that had political watchers poised by computers and phones; refreshing, refreshing, refreshing. In true 2017 style, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the cabinet for her ...
FOR the first time in Queensland history, the State government has exercised its power to sideline a local mayor. Local Government Minister Mark Furner announced on Tuesday that Mayor Chris Loft would be stripped of his right to lead the Fraser Coast Regional Council within seven days unless he could ...
Today was the coldest December morning ever recorded in Mt Isa, which plunged to 12C. Longstanding minimum temperature records were also broken in Burketown (16C), Clermont (12.8C) and Blackall (11.8C). And there's no respite for tonight, with temperatures again expected to plummet. Bureau of ...
On Wednesday, he was charged with match fixing, fraud and receiving tainted property and was released on bail following a protracted investigation between the Queensland Racing crime Squad and the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission. He is the fourth person to be charged with match fixing ...
This comes as experts warn southeast Queensland homeowners could be thousands of dollars out of pocket unless they deal with weak trees now. Arborists have said an unusually dry winter followed by large amounts of rain has loosened soil and made trees susceptible to damage. Arbor Operations' ...
Two Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespass, following a protest against the Adani mine. NSW state MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker were taking part in a blockade of the Carmichael coal mine rail construction site at Belyando when they were arrested ...
A man who allegedly doused a man with petrol and threatened to set him on fire and later stormed a Brisbane home and fired a gun that grazed a teenager's face has been charged. police allege the 25-year-old fought with four men outside the Kuraby home on Sunday over a spray-painted truck, before ...
Queensland's chief scientist has had her bail changed to allow her to contact a "gravely ill" friend while she faces allegations of fraud and forgery. Suzanne Miller is accused of dishonestly gaining private health insurance worth about $45, 500 as an employee of the Queensland Museum between February ...
OVERNIGHT temperatures in western Queensland have dropped to record lows this week ahead of forecasts of a hot and sunny week. Mount Isa recorded its lowest December temperature on Wednesday morning when the mercury dropped to a chilly 12 degrees. Other towns such as Longreach (14.9C), ...
"More than 3.1 million Queensland voters had to number every box on the ballot paper and all those preferences have to be counted," Mr Tiernan said. "In seats where the race is close, preferences will be distributed after the hundreds of thousands of postal and declaration votes are sent back and people ...
Leadership manoeuvring has started within diminished LNP ranks as a number of surviving senior MPs considering the possibility of challenging for the Queensland party's top job. The ABC understands serious phone calls started today with three people -- John-Paul Langbroek (a former LNP leader), ...
LABOR'S state secretary Evan Moorhead has resigned from the position, just weeks after steering the ALP's election campaign to victory. Mr Moorhead emailed party members this morning informing them of his decision. Julie-Ann Campbell is tipped to take over the role. Labor State Secretary Evan ...
Queensland roads: Teen killed, four hurt in Moranbah crash. Madura ... A TEENAGER has died and four others have been injured after a single-vehicle crash halfway between Emerald and Mackay in Queensland. ... A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman earlier said paramedics treated five patients.
EnergyQuest said the $2.5 billion generated by the Queensland projects was good "and it's going to get better'' with December quarter sales likely to hit $3 billion as LNG prices increase in line with oil. "The LNG industry is generating a massive boost for Australian exports and GDP,'' EnergyQuest said.
A Queensland police Service spokesman said initial reports from the scene suggested the victim had suffered "a shallow-water blackout". Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman Kevin Morgan said the diver was pulled from the water without a pulse by people on a nearby boat about 9.45am.
A slow-moving system is enveloping Queensland's south-east, bringing an excess of rain to the region. Already one carpark at garden City Shopping Centre in Brisbane has been flooded, while the rains have left some roads in Archerfield submerged. An unlucky Gold Coast motorist attempted to ford ...
Ms Palaszczuk has not made a public appearance since last Monday, where she fronted the cameras during a meeting with the Local government Association of Queensland, but did not take questions from reporters. Meanwhile, LNP leader Tim Nicholls, who has made multiple appearances since the ...
More than 2.45 million cups of instant coffee and 1.41 million teas are consumed across Queensland government departments, hospitals and schools every year. Fairfax Media can reveal the figures after analysing the "indicative annual purchase history" in a tender advertisement for office supplies for the ...
RANSOM emails are doing the rounds in Queensland as scammers target residents with terrifying threats. The extortion emails are said to contain threats designed to frighten victims into handing over money. It is understood the sender claims to be a hitman hired by someone known to you.
CHAMPION Hawthorn full-forward Jason Dunstall received another huge award on Thursday night when he was named as a legend of the Queensland sports Hall of Fame. He is just the 17th athlete to receive the honour and the first from the AFL. Recruited from Coorparoo in suburban Brisbane, Dunstall ...
Mr Palmer failed to appear in a Brisbane court on Thursday over the collapse of his business, Queensland Nickel, despite an October order requiring him to show up. Lawyers for liquidators FTI Consulting warned they would start formal contempt proceedings unless Mr Palmer showed some good faith, and ...
The North Stradbroke Island stunner beat Sunshine Coast favourite Noosa and Greenmount on the Gold Coast to head Surf Life Saving Queensland's annual list of Top 10 beaches. The announcement will be made today to celebrate the first day of summer. Previous winners have included Burleigh Heads ...
Queensland's Fraser Coast Regional Council mayor Chris Loft has been charged following a misconduct investigation by the state's corruption watchdog. It comes almost five months after revelations the embattled council was under investigation by the crime and Corruption Commission over allegations of ...
Labor has almost certainly won the 47 seats it needs to form a majority government in Queensland, the ABC's veteran election analyst Antony Green says. Mr Green has called the Gold Coast hinterland seat of Gaven for Labor, the final seat Annastacia Palaszczuk needs to govern without crossbench ...
Queensland's $80 billion LNG industry is set to enjoy a record month of revenues, topping $1.1 billion, but it is not coming at the expense of domestic customers, with low demand and prices for spot gas across the east coast in the between-season lull. Exports from the three monster plants on Curtis Island ...
Bank of Queensland says moderating house prices across Australia's east coast are welcome but the institution is bracing for any collapse, especially in Brisbane's oversupplied apartment market. BoQ chairman Roger Davis said while Brisbane was at the forefront of speculation around a housing bubble ...
That's why we've embarked on a regional analysis of Queensland voting trends. Here is the primary vote at Saturday's election when you divide the 93 seats into eight different regions. (If you'd like to scroll through it in more detail at your own pace, we have included a version at the bottom of this story.).
Pauline Hanson's One Nation are likely to win the seat of Mirani in the Queensland election, falling short of party adviser James Ashby's ...
Tourism and Events Queensland CEO Leanne Coddington welcomed the decision to take two of the Rugby Championship home Tests to the ...
The Courier-Mail can reveal elderly motorists have been caught driving on Queensland roads without the appropriate documentation at least ...
EIGHT Queensland Federal Nationals MPs will divorce themselves from the LNP campaign at the next election and in a matter of weeks will ...


 

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