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A candidate for every seat, promises Katter

Independent MP for Kennedy Bob Katter.

Bridie Jabour, Tony Moore THE leader of Katter's Australian Party, the maverick north Queensland MP Bob Katter, announced on Tuesday it will run a candidate in every seat at the federal election and contest the Senate in...

Disaster-hit north braces for worse


Bridie Jabour and Ilya Gridneff Up to 1500 people were feared trapped in Bundaberg last night as the Queensland city's floodwaters were set to reach record levels in the state's mounting flood crisis.

Bodies find brings floods toll to six

A screen covers the body of a man near Gatton.

Bridie Jabour, Brisbane Police have found two bodies in a swollen creek near Gatton, west of Brisbane, bringing the death toll in Queensland's floods to six.

Boy, 8, critically ill from bat attack

Flying fox

Bridie Jabour AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy is in a coma after catching the bat lyssavirus - only the third ever confirmed case in Australia.

English backpacker found in remote outback

English backpacker Sam Woodhead

Bridie Jabour AN ENGLISH backpacker missing in Queensland's outback has been found alive - sunburnt but hydrated.

Mother of daughters sent back to Italy 'is afraid to visit them'

Italy Custody battle in Brisbane

Bridie Jabour THE mother of four girls taken kicking and screaming from her side as part of an international custody battle has no immediate plans to fly to Italy to visit them, despite her daughters being ordered...

Jewellery clue to dead man's identity


Bridie Jabour Body found in bush near Gold Coast

One dead, two trapped in highway smash

Bridie Jabour One person has died, two people were trapped and four others injured in a three-car crash on the New England Highway on the NSW/Queensland border.

Workers won't back down: Qld TWU boss

Bridie Jabour The Queensland Airline Industry coordinator for the TWU Peter Paulos this morning conducted a phone hook up with about 20 delegates from Cairns down to the Gold Coast.

Heartache, prayers and songs to comfort and remember

Logan residents

Bridie Jabour, Danielle Cronin THE patriarch of the family wiped out in one of the nation's worst house fires smiled and said: ''It's not fair, mum has gone on holidays without me,'' when he learnt his wife was among the 11...

A silent prayer in the bush for the son who never made it home

Daniel Morcombe

Bridie Jabour, Daniel Nancarrow DENISE MORCOMBE stood in bushland on the Sunshine Coast yesterday, wondering if she was looking at the place where her son Daniel's remains have lain for almost eight years.

Julia Gillard spruiks kids' bonus in Queensland


Bridie Jabour Prime Minister Julia Gillard has chosen a playground north of Brisbane to celebrate Mother's Day and promote the Federal Government's SchoolKids Bonus.

Tent embassy shuns Mabo anniversary

Mabo Anniversary

Bridie Jabour THERE were mixed emotions among protesters marking the 20th anniversary of the Mabo decision at the Musgrave Park tent embassy in Brisbane yesterday.

Gillard holds community cabinet meeting near Brisbane

Bridie Jabour The Gonski Review dominated a community cabinet meeting west of Brisbane last night, with Prime Minister Julia Gillard imploring voters to pressure their state governments into working with the...

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