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State Library of Queensland photos scandal: Minister unsure if harassment inquiry should be widened

A former State Library of Queensland secretly took inappropriate photos of staff and members of the public.

Tony Moore 3:00 PM   The Queensland government's acting Police, Fire and Emergency services minister Andrew Powell has declined to say whether an investigation into sexual harassment and workplace bullying in the state's fire service should now be extended to the State Library of Queensland.

Farmer's hunch saves lost father and sons

Steven Van Lonkhuyzen and his sons were found at Expedition National Park where they were stranded for 11 days.

Kim Stephens 2:41 PM   'I just sort of had a feeling they were in there,' says Central Queensland farmer.

Last Christmas for penalty rates?

The federal government will review penalty rates paid to hospitality staff.

Amy Remeikis 2:07 PM   'Tis the season for penalty rates. And unions want them to remain.

Four snorkelling deaths in north Queensland since November

Four have died while snorkelling in north Queensland since November 2.

Kristian Silva 1:24 PM   Safety authorities are investigating the recent deaths of four people in northern Queensland, following separate incidents where the people died while snorkelling.

Cairns tragedy: Evidence collected from Murray Street park

Police collect metal bar from the park next to the home where eight children were killed.

Cameron Atfield 1:05 PM   A child, no different to the eight that perished in Manoora, swung on the turtle-themed spring rocker in the playground next to number 34 Murray Street.

Five women assaulted around Bulimba


Kim Stephens 9:05 AM   Police believe same man responsible for random sexual assaults.

Brisbane weather: Sun, rain and possible storms over Christmas break

Christmas week in Brisbane will bring a mix of sunshine, rain and temperatures around the 30 degree mark.

Kristian Silva 1:00 AM   Brisbane is in store for traditional summer weather during the Christmas week - bringing a mix of sunshine, rain and temperatures around the 30 degree mark.

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Phone apps promote heavy drinking: James Cook University study

Drinking apps such as 'Drink Thin' are encouraging kids to drink heavily.

Amy Remeikis 1:00 AM   Educating kids on how not to take up the bottle may start with them putting down their phones.

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Brisbane rape accused locked in Villawood detention centre


Kristian Silva 1:00 AM   A Brisbane refugee fighting rape charges will spend at least a year locked in a detention centre despite a court granting him bail ahead of his trial.

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The Lion King cast reveal plans for Brisbane Christmas

The international cast of The Lion King will spend Christmas in Brisbane.

Natalie Bochenski 1:00 AM   The stars of The Lion King reveals how they will celebrate Christmas.


Echo insists no Stanley Ho link in Brisbane casino bid

An artist's impression of the Echo casino proposed for Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis 12:15 AM   As Echo Entertainment gears up for round two with James Packer's Crown Resorts for an Australian casino licence, it wants to make one thing "very clear".

Man charged with rape on the Gold Coast


5:28 PM   A man is under police guard at a Gold Coast hospital after being charged with raping a woman in her home on Sunday afternoon.

Cairns tragedy: Police and emergency responders offered counselling

A police officer guards the scene of a mass killing in Cairns.

Cameron Atfield 4:50 PM   The outpouring of grief in the wake of last week's alleged murder of eight children in Cairns has been laid bare for all to see.

Father rationed food to keep sons alive in outback

Ethan and Timothy Van Lonkhuyzen were missing with their father for 11 days and are recovering in hospital after being found.

Kim Stephens 4:47 PM   A Brisbane bayside man stranded for 11 days in outback Queensland with his two young sons has been praised for his resourcefulness in keeping the trio alive.

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Longreach restaurant in trouble for anti-Islamic sign

The Eagle's Nest Bar and Grill is in trouble for anti-Islamic sign.

Natalie Bochenski 4:23 PM   A Longreach restaurant that placed a sign reading "Sorry No Muslims" outside its front doors has caused consternation on social media.

Baby animals that melted Queensland hearts in 2014

Oasis the female joey was one of six koalas born at Australia Zoo in 2014.

Lucy Smith 3:45 PM   It’s that time of the year when baby animals are popping out and the rest of us are so frazzled that we could do with a cute animal picture break.

The designs are in - Echo or Crown?

An artist's impression of the Echo casino proposed for Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis   Echo or Crown.  It doesn't matter which wins – Brisbane's heart will still be completely transformed.

Cairns house where eight children killed to become memorial

The house in which eight children were killed on Friday will be removed to make way for a memorial

Cameron Atfield   The house in which eight children were killed on Friday will be removed to make way for a memorial, state MP Gavin King confirmed on Monday.

Flight Centre slip 'n slide

Flight Centre staff playing on the office slip 'n slide during their Christmas party.

Kim Stephens   It's a six year tradition at Flight Centre's head office in Brisbane that has, until this year, largely remained under wraps.

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Christmas and New Year in Brisbane: bus, ferry and bin collection changes

Fewer buses and ferries will run during Christmas and New Year with Council bins emptied on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Tony Moore   Fewer buses and ferries will run during Christmas and New Year, but extra buses and ferries will run on New Year's Eve, Brisbane City Council says.

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Court mention of case against Cairns mother charged with eight murders

The makeshift memorial for eight children killed in Cairns.

Cameron Atfield   Mother charged with eight counts of murder remains under guard.

Rapist waited for victim to arrive home: police


Kim Stephens   Attacker allegedly waited in Gold Coast house for victim to arrive home.

Boys charged over Brisbane armed robbery

12-year-old among youths charged over an armed robbery in Brisbane.

Gold Coast drug raid: ice, ecstasy and cocaine seized

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Kim Stephens   Ice, ecstasy and cocaine allegedly linked to Black Uhlans bikies.

Brown snake bites elderly woman

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Kim Stephens   Woman flown hospital after 1.8m snake bit her in kitchen.

'My babies, my babies': Cairns community in despair over slain children

Grief-stricken: Family members mourn at the scene of a memorial in the park next to the home of seven of the eight children slain.

Cameron Atfield and Danielle Cronin   A distraught community is rallying around grief-stricken family members of eight children killed in their own home in Cairns.

Grief takes hold as investigation continues

A woman reacts during a church service to remember eight children who were allegedly stabbed to death by their mother in the Cairns suburb of Manoora,

Cameron Atfield   As a community grieves, police have indicated the full investigation in to the death of eight children in a Cairns house will take a long time.

Cairns tragedy: woman charged with murder of eight children

Police at the house where eight children were killed.

A woman has been charged with the murder of eight children found dead in a Cairns house on Friday.

Finally some good news as missing family found

Ethan and Timothy Van Lonkhuyzen were missing with their father in outback Queensland.

Kim Stephens   As the search for missing Brisbane man Steven Van Lonkhuyzen and his two young sons entered its eleventh day on Sunday, the outlook was unmistakeably grim.

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Storm pounds Gold Coast

Hail, lightning and powerful winds hit the Gold Coast on Tuesday afternoon. Nine News

Violent storm lashes city

A violent storm swept quickly across Brisbane on November 27, causing widespread damage.

Qld research could save soldiers' lives

Scientists developing a drug to help troops critically wounded on battlefield.

New honour tolls for CQ flying ace

One of Queensland's most important historical figures will be honoured in Italy next year.

Schoolies 2014: It's not all about the children

Our hearts are full of pride for our kids, but there's a part which feels a little heavy.

Photos could hold key to coral health

Qld researchers analysing half a million photographs in a bid to understand coral.

Obama puts Qld tourism tagline back on map

"Beautiful one day, and then perfect the next" - US President a tourism operator's dream.

G20 protesters burn Australian flag

Indigenous protesters set fire to the Australian flag at Roma Street Parklands on Sunday.

Barack Obama's "Brisbane speech" in full

US President Barack Obama gives a rousing speech at the University of Queensland during the G20 summit

Brisbane comes of age, again, with G20

Bravo, Brisbane. Your tag as a “new world city” has been justified.

Push to keep Brisbane sign

Having a permanent Brisbane sign is "under discussion" with plans to "create a better city" after the successful G20 summit.