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Australia will face a heatwave this week. Image: Bureau of meteorology · Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne weather: Severe heatwave warning. 58. TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during a meeting with families to · President Donald Trump wants Washington Post reporter ...
It will be the first to finally begin Brisbane's underground rail project, Cross River Rail, which has been mired in politics for a decade. ... For the first time Katter's Australian Party now has three seats in regional Queensland and is now the third force in the Queensland Parliament, with stronger bargaining ...

THE threat of rain, hail and lightning didn't deter 40,000 Queensland Paul McCartney fans from turning out to see the former Beatle deliver a massive ... SIR Paul McCartney was every bit the crowd pleaser, rolling out a hit-filled set list for a sold out crowd during the biggest show of his Australian tour at ...
It follows a crash at Minden, west of Brisbane, yesterday that claimed the lives of two women. Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway just before midday. police have confirmed two women - an 18-year-old and 67-year-old - were declared dead at the scene.
"Sam White Drive at Buderim is also closed after the road surface sustained significant flood water damage. "Queensland Rail has advised that no trains are running between Caboolture to Gympie due to overhead damage. Alternative transport arrangements are being coordinated. "All Sunshine Coast ...
The 2011 Queensland floods Commision of Inquiry has already cost taxpayers at least $15 million to establish. This class action is going to cost someone a whole lot more. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, running the action on behalf of 6000 individuals and businesses and backed by litigation funder IMF ...

EARLIER: The Bureau of meteorology has issued a severe storm warning for parts of southeast Queensland, with other areas expected to be in the firing line later in the day. The latest warning, issued at 12.53pm, said severe storms that may produce damaging winds were detected near Brisbane CBD and ...
But sales were sparse, and when floods hit Brisbane in January 2011, many of the businesses in the industrial park shut down. Ms. Martino's brother, who also .... The cultural exchange between Australia and Indonesia has mainly gone one way: Australian tourists vacation in Bali. Sendok Garpu offers a ...
In December, the odds are over 60 per cent for a wetter, colder month in southern Queensland, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and the populated areas of South Australia," Dr Andrew Watkins, the Bureau of meteorology's (BoM) manager of Long Range Forecasts told news.com.au. It could be cloudier too, with ...
Queensland cities are as diverse as their residents a national performance ranking has found, with parts of the state boasting affordable housing as other ... Brisbane sat halfway in terms of annual household income compared to the other capital cities, coming in fourth at $81,000, behind Canberra, Sydney ...
Lawyers representing one of Australia's biggest class actions yesterday said Seqwater believed some victims could have done more to protect their assets. The January 2011 floods were described by then treasurer Wayne Swan as the most expensive natural disaster in Australian history, carving off an ...
Award-winning comedian Jeff Green is heading to Queensland next year as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival but don't expect any political jokes. He says our MPs have got it covered. "Sometimes Australia is guilty of not having a lot going on ... then there are times when ... we have Bob Katter and the ...
Maurice Blackburn has brought one of Australia's largest civil actions against the Queensland government and Seqwater, with 6000 Queensland individuals and businesses seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in damages as a result of the floods. Maurice Blackburn lawyer Julian Sexton, SC, told the ...
We all know that Sydney's median house price is more than $1 million, but Brisbane's is a long way behind. In fact, $1 million buys ... Toowong principal Doug Disher said $1 million buys a lot of "kudos" in the Brisbane. ... One million dollars gets you a lot more in Brisbane than most other cities in Australia.
Flood victim Paul Nielsen from Sherwood in western Brisbane said he had no hesitation joining the lawsuit. "It may give me some relief, it may not ... but a class action must find some reason for the flood," he said. Floodwaters reached the second storey of his home and destroyed most of his belongings, ...
Paul McCartney is set to play his first Brisbane show since the '70s -- and his promoter made an unprecedented request, before withdrawing it. ... penned unforgettable classics such as Hey Jude and Let It Be, has almost sold out the 40,000-capacity One on One show at Queensland's largest stadium.
I intend to play in Abu Dhabi, Brisbane and Australia. That would be the ideal situation and I'm going to try and make it happen," said the Spaniard, who has just concluded a vacation in The Bahamas. Despite his premature farewell at the Masters Cup, Nadal ended the season with six titles, including two ...

Brisbane - long seen as the poor cousin of Sydney and Melbourne when luring lucrative Asian tourists - is moving to capitalise on a new era of tourism in Australia's third largest city to secure a slice of the lucrative business events market. The Queensland capital has this week been hosting Dreamtime, ...
The plaintiffs' case rests largely on the proposition that, had water been released from dams well before the flood peak, some of the damage could have been avoided. Mr Sexton reiterated that there was no doubt Brisbane would have experienced flooding regardless of dam operations, but it might have ...
Despite more than one century of tradition that protection from flooding was the priority, the severe drought of the early 2000s appeared to have "changed perceptions,'' Julian Sexton, SC, told the Queensland floods class action hearing. flood water is released from Wivenhoe dam on January 9, 2011.
Other rainfall figures included falls of 62mm west of Tewantin on the Sunshine Coast, 65mm at Mt Mee northwest of Brisbane and 60mm in western Brisbane. Storm clouds gather over Brisbane at Kangaroo Point. Picture: Liam Kidston. About 200mm has fallen in areas around Miva and Tiaro, north of ...
"The Boxing Day sale of real estate" is how David Beard opens his Australian Property Tour of Brisbane apartments going cheap, largely as a result of ... Inspired by the oversupply of apartments in the Brisbane market, Mr Beard saw an opportunity to bring local buyers to developers desperate to sell ...
Severe storms are heading for south-east Queensland with the Bureau of meteorology warning of heavy rain, large hailstones and flash flooding. ... the storms were expected to move down the coast, affecting the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay region and parts of northern Brisbane during Sunday evening.
Fernvale's Lyn Lynch is one of more than 6000 Queenslanders who will from Monday begin one of Australia's largest-ever class actions to seek ... in Febriary 2018: one flood victim from the Lockyer Creek, one from the Bremer River, one from Moggill on the Brisbane River and another where only personal ...
"The case will show that the dams were managed in a way that increased rather than decreased the flooding, with devastating consequences for the people of South East Queensland.'' The Brisbane River laps at the Eagle Street Pier walkway in Brisbane's CBD during the January 2011 floods. Flood victim ...
While the Gold and Sunshine Coasts are synonymous with Queensland summers, the state capital is now the most popular place for a Christmas vacation, according to leading travel website Wotif.com. Holiday bookings for the south of Brisbane have jumped 90 per cent compared to the same time last year ...
Parts of NSW could get "more than a month's rain in 36 hours". Victoria, Tasmania and NSW are now officially on flood alert. There are now fears three months of rain could fall in just a few days across Victoria with 300mm mooted in some areas as a front powers through southern Australia aided by tropical ...
Australia's longest zipline has been approved for Brisbane, giving thrill-seekers the chance to speed through the treetops for 1,500 metres. Construction on the zipline, along with a 1,400-metre "megazip" with six parallel lines, will begin at Mount Coot-tha, in Brisbane's west, in the new year and open in ...
Edward Lodge offers boutique accommodation in Brisbane's trendy inner-city suburb of New farm. The former orphanage now has 10 spacious guest rooms, ...
A woman has filmed the moment she was attacked by a crocodile in far north Queensland. The video was posted to social media on Monday ...
Brisbane businessman linked to meth trafficking network after 1kg drug ... police said during the investigation the Queensland identities were ...
As one Brisbane newsroom wag put it, southern journalists come up every three years to write how the latest Queensland poll has been as "a ...
You've described your new role as Brisbane marketing CMO as a dream ... some of our traditional peers as the experience capital of Australia.
A reporter from the Brisbane newsroom will answer the question with the ... If you have another burning question about Brisbane that you want ...
Australian cities are criss-crossed with hidden cycle highways ... And experts are worried these under the radar routes in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane, could ... mapped where and when cyclists traverse Australia's capital cities.
The real lesson for Malcolm Turnbull in Queensland is to stick to the .... drifting to One Nation while keeping Brisbane Liberal voters on side.
The new program aims to give Brisbane creatives the time and ... there greater investment in Queensland's creative community must be made.
Queensland election results 2017: Greens left wanting as South ... and they say they're the most progressive party in Australian politics and ... He also said the effort the Greens had poured into South Brisbane was justified.
This year ABC Radio Brisbane is partnering with iconic Australian not for profit organisation QLD Meals on wheels for the QLD Gives Christmas ...
In East Brisbane, the community has been angered from homes being removed by Brisbane City Council to make way for the Wynnum Rd ...
The Queensland election result hangs in the balance, but Labor leader ... Annastacia Palaszczuk - set to become the first woman in Australia to win two ... Rob Katter - the Katter's Australian Party leader retained his seat, as did .... The LNP looks like it'll hold onto Lockyer, west of Brisbane, where One ...
At the time, thousands of American soldiers were stationed across Australia, with a large contingent in Brisbane, after General Douglas ...
Asked to answer yes or no to the question of whether he would form government with One Nation if necessary, the Queensland Liberal National ...
A RETIRED Brisbane magistrate who molested a young boy for 12 ... his entire career in courthouses around Queensland working mostly as a ...
Queensland magistrate William John Randall lived a double life for years ... abuse started in 1990 at Randall's home at Wynnum, on Brisbane's ...
But Transurban, which operates all of southeast Queensland tollways - including the Gateway and Logan Motorways and AirportLink and ...
Queensland deputy premier Jackie Trad campaigning for the Queensland ... For this night, Trad is not the under-siege member for Brisbane.
A harness racing driver has been charged with fixing a race in 2016 after a lengthy investigation by the Queensland Racing crime Squad.
South Australian barley shipped to beef/beer market via Brisbane ... in Queensland, and the market wasn't expecting weather-damaged grain ...
Situated on the Brisbane River side of Eagle St, the venue screens ... of the Pig "n" Whistle as England and Australia are in Ashes battle, the ...


 

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