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NATALIE BOCHENSKI 4:16pm Exhibition by Chinese artist attracted more than 229,000 visitors.
AMY REMEIKIS 4:04pm To the beat of a Chinese drum, the baton was passed from education to Treasury.
2:13pm A Brisbane man used a social messaging app to obtain indecent photos of a young American girl and threatened to publish them if she didn't send more, police say.
AMY REMEIKIS 2:00pm Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald has labelled the government’s attempt at reconciliation with the legal community and voters a “politically motivated expression of regret for its behaviour” which “can’t possibly be regarded as sincere”.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI 1:21pm Fairs and fetes galore this weekend, or escape with some truly great theatre written by and starring Brisbane creatives.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI 11:27am Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste will launch a legal appeal against his conviction and seven-year jail term for defaming Egypt and aiding banned Islamists.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS 9:39am A 22-year-old Brisbane man has been charged after allegedly grooming an American girl online and forcing her to take indecent images of herself.
Stuart Cumming 8:56am Defence has warned residents who live near Oakey's Army Aviation Centre not to drink bore water as a result of chemical contamination to the underground water supply.
7:49am A young woman has been charged with biting off another woman's ear in a violent fight at a Townsville home.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS 9:34am A young driver has been seriously injured in a head-on crash south of Brisbane.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS 8:19am Thieves have rammed a four-wheel-drive through the doors of a Brisbane shopping centre in a failed ATM heist.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS 7:23am A mother was forced to drive for more than hour at gunpoint after she and her young child were abducted in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, on Wednesday.
Emily Russ 4:48pm More people are hitting the kitchen and they're hungry for competition.
Eoin Lúc Ó Ceallaigh 12:01am A Queensland-based research team has linked a mysterious extinct pigeon breed to the ancient dodo, following 230 years of uncertainty.
KIM STEPHENS 12:01am Brisbane City Council’s LNP administration has leapt out of the block early in its bid to wrest Labor-held seats from incumbent members in 2016.
KIM STEPHENS 9:57am After years of false starts, Brisbane’s tallest skyscraper finally looks set to get off the ground.
AMY REMEIKIS 12:01am As peace summits go, it was quick.
Police are investigating an attempted abduction after two schoolgirls were approached by a man on a motorcycle southwest of Brisbane.
AMY REMEIKIS It is the most Queensland of idioms, duly repeated by premiers regardless of their political shade, as a way to reassure an antsy public.
A former NSW policeman has been found guilty of misleading the Police Integrity Commission over an alleged drug-fuelled weekend with fellow officers on the Gold Coast.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS Four men have been charged after allegedly lighting a series of fires at a townhouse complex south of Brisbane.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS A chance meeting in a suburban Queensland shopping centre caught four innocent young men, including the son of a police officer, in an alleged Bandidos-run extortion racket.
Staff Reporters Photographer earns almost $30,000 after capturing struggle between snake and crocodile.
Bindi Irwin has criticised the cameraman who filmed Steve Irwin's death, labelling his graphic public recount of the Crocodile Hunter's painful final moments hurtful.
AMY REMEIKIS The government’s peacekeeping mission continues, with Premier Campbell Newman due to meet with key members of the judiciary on Thursday afternoon.
KIM STEPHENS The 2016 Brisbane local government election race has begun in earnest, with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announcing the first three LNP candidates to contest Labor-held wards on Thursday.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS Police are investigating an alleged abduction.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS Animal freed after tail was tangled in the shark nets off Kirra Beach.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS The former president the Bandidos Gold Coast chapter has been arrested after allegedly trying to extort $5000 from a man over a fight for a woman.
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Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste is inspired by an "incredible collection of letters" as his family launches an appeal against his seven-year sentence in Egypt.
Queensland filmmakers are crowd sourcing to produce a short film about a how a "mysterious stranger saves an inner city bus ride from the tyranny of racist fare dodgers".
Premier Campbell Newman says he has reached "mutual agreement" with the state's top judges and has "every confidence" in the Attorney-General. Nine News
Bindi Irwin remembers her father Steve on her 16th birthday at Australia Zoo, saying she will "work the rest of my life to make him proud".
Extortion charges are laid against alleged Bandidos bikies members on the Gold Coast after they allegedly tried to "fine" people $5000 for talking to a girl.
Voter support for the LNP continues to drop with one third of Queenslanders more likely to vote for them if Campbell Newman wasn't leader. Nine News
Premier Campbell Newman reinforces his plan to "sell assets" while declaring the LNP government is "up front" about its plans. Nine News
Actor Richard Roxburgh voices a new Greenpeace ad which says Nemo's fate is in the blender if an Abbot Point coal port expansion goes ahead.
Legacy Way tunnel and the Mt Coot-tha Botanic gardens are being transformed, with an enormous natural lake under construction.
Police are hunting an arsonist who has set fire to a new townhouse development south of Brisbane three times in a week.