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Mine's 200-year threat to water


Bridie Jabour A new open-cut coalmine in Queensland, to be dug by Clive Palmer's Waratah Coal company, could affect water supplies in the region for up to 200 years.

'Prince' gets 14 years' jail

Bridie Jabour 'Fake Tahitian prince' who worked for Queensland Health, has been sentenced to 14 years in jail.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Palmer to advise on G20 summit

Clive Palmer

Bridie Jabour BILLIONAIRE Clive Palmer has been appointed to a key position at a new organisation that will advise the Brisbane G20 summit and counts the former US presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter among...

Tyrannosaurus Rex draws a link between the beautiful and bizarre


Bridie Jabour JEFF the T-Rex is casting an almighty pall of controversy over the coming Australian PGA Championship.

Jewellery clue to dead man's identity


Bridie Jabour Body found in bush near Gold Coast

Custody dispute sisters leave

Two of the four Italian girls involved in a custody battle had to be moved to another flight.

Bridie Jabour All four sisters involved in an international custody dispute have now departed for Italy.

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...

Bligh rules out comeback

Anna Bligh

Bridie Jabour Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has rubbished a newspaper report that she is considering a political comeback in Sydney.

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Virgin reviews 'sexist' flight policy

Bridie Jabour Public backlash prompts Virgin Australia to announce it will review its policy barring men from sitting beside unaccompanied children on flights.

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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'Boys are buried, get help'

Bridie Jabour A father, whose son and his young friend were buried alive in north Queensland on Monday night, tried to dig both children out with his bare hands and made a frantic call for help when he uncovered...

Man found guilty of triple murder after four-day deliberation

Amy Remeikis, Bridie Jabour Massimo ''Max'' Sica has been found guilty of the murders of his ex-girlfriend Neelma Singh and her two younger siblings, Kunal and Sidhi, in their Brisbane home in 2003.

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.

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.

The reclusive side of a grieving husband

Gerard Baden-Clay

Rory Callinan and Bridie Jabour As detectives ramp up their hunt for the killer of Brisbane mother Allison Baden-Clay, her husband Gerard has hired a top criminal lawyer, bunkered down in his parents home and is yet to make a plea...