Quit decision rests with Carmody: Attorney-General

Amy Remeikis 2:14 PM   Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath says the ball is in Chief Justice Tim Carmody's court when it comes to his resignation.


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Men with machete assault taxi driver

Police believe these two men may be able to assist with investigations into the assault of a taxi driver in Kingston

Jorge Branco 3:55 PM   A taxi driver has been hospitalised after a terrifying attack south of Brisbane overnight.

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Three face charges after police helicopter captures hoons

A hoon does a burnout at Larapinta on Sunday night.

Kim Stephens 3:39 PM   Queensland's police helicopter has captured three hoons on camera as they sped around an industrial park on Brisbane's southern fringe.

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Reds willing to search far and wide for flyhalf replacement.

Quade Cooper could return to the Reds side this weekend

Beth Newman 3:12 PM   Quade Cooper will play three more Super Rugby games for the Reds but his future, and who will fill the number 10 jumper beyond that, still remains unclear.

Gold Coast bikie not guilty of Broadbeach brawl

Peter Mauric after he was cleared of charges relating to a bikie brawl with police at Broadbeach.

2:53 PM   A former Bandidos member has been found not guilty of contributing to a notorious Gold Coast brawl that sparked a Queensland-wide crackdown on bikies.

NSW are favourites for Origin I, says Maroons skipper

Darius Boyd and Cam Smith celebrate a try in Boyd's debut Origin match.

2:28 PM   Queensland captain Cameron Smith has predictably handed the "favourites" tag to NSW, saying his once all-conquering Maroons faced one of its greatest challenges in Origin I.

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Chief Justice Tim Carmody to resign: reports

Chief Justice Tim Carmody.

Kim Stephens 1:53 PM   Queensland's controversial Chief Justice Tim Carmody is reportedly poised to stand down from the role.

Chief Justice Tim Carmody controversy in quotes

Queensland Chief Justice Tim Carmody appointment has proved controversial.

1:44 PM   Key comments in the ongoing controversy surrounding Queensland's Chief Justice Tim Carmody.

Grantham floods: 'No act of God'

Nick Cater speaking to <i>60 Minutes</i>.

Kate Aubusson 12:38 PM   New evidence suggests the monster floods that devastated Grantham was a man-made disaster that could have been avoided, 60 minutes reports.

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Tim Carmody controversy: timeline

Queensland Chief Justice Tim Carmody has withdrawn himself from the Brett Cowan appeal

11:17 AM   Key events in the controversy over the appointment of Tim Carmody as Queensland's Chief Justice.

Chief Justice Tim Carmody's full statement

Queensland Chief Justice Tim Carmody's full statement over his impending resignation.

10:28 AM   Resigning Chief Justice Tim Carmody says "those resistant to change and modernisation" made it their goal to force him out of the top judiciary role.

Brisbane Roar board to shuffle as chairman steps down: reports

After destroying the Mariners, Brisbane Roar are in the hunt for a finals spot.

Beth Newman 9:44 AM   Brisbane Roar chairman Chris Fong has reportedly stepped down as head of the club's board.

Three kids among five rushed to hospital after Beenleigh crash

Five people have been injured in a collision between a truck and car at Beenleigh.

Kim Stephens 8:09 AM   Five people, including three children, have been taken to hospital after a collision between a truck and a car in Brisbane's south.

Friends robbed at gunpoint in Banyo home

Two men robbed the home in north Brisbane, one threatening the occupants with a handgun.

7:31 AM   Two men have been arrested after a group of friends were robbed at gunpoint at a Brisbane home.

Shoplifter turns on staff at Gold Coast supermarket: police


7:22 AM   A shoplifter has attacked two supermarket workers who tried to nab him on the Gold Coast.

Saving the planet with your morning coffee

Damien Quick, owner of Mt Glorious Coffee Co.

Michael Doyle 7:20 AM   Have you ever thought about how your morning coffee is adding to your carbon footprint?

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$100k a year penny-pinchers: middle income earners still thrifty

QUT researcher Dr Dhaval Vyas says middle income earners were still employing traditional thrifty methods such as dividing cash into envelopes for different expenses.

Natalie Bochenski 12:00 AM   Frugal families are still pinching pennies, even when their household income is well above $100,000 per year.

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Labor to bring back civil unions as same-sex marriage debate continues

Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath says it is 'a matter of time' before marriage laws change.

Amy Remeikis 12:01 AM   The Queensland Government hopes to reinstate civil unions by the end of the year as pressure mounts for Australia to follow the example set by Ireland and legalise same-sex marriage.

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Queensland's controversial VLAD laws unlikely to be replaced this year

The state government is unlikely to replace its predecessors' anti-bikie laws until 2016.

Amy Remeikis 12:01 AM   Queensland almost has its bikie taskforce, but Labor is unlikely to deliver its new laws until next year.

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Good, bad and bizarre of Queensland's sporting weekend

Greg Inglis

Beth Newman 9:54 PM   What's been good, bad and a little bit strange about this weekend in Queensland sport?

Nova FM host Ashley Bradnam suspended over drink drive charge

Nova 106.9 personality Ashley Bradnam has been suspended by the station.

9:35 PM   Nova 106.9 breakfast host Ashley Bradnam has been suspended by the station after being charged with drink driving on Saturday night.

State polls show mixed response to Palaszczuk government

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says it will take Queenslanders time to assess her government.

Amy Remeikis 7:22 PM   Queensland's pollsters appear to be as split as the voters, with two separate polls delivered on the same day returning paradoxical results.

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Unions already planning fight for 2018 Queensland election

Queensland Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg has defended the former government's workplace changes.

Amy Remeikis 7:01 PM   Not content with having helped the LNP to lose government, Queensland unions are working on a new plan to see if "it has really changed", ahead of the 2018 state election.

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Man stabbed during domestic dispute

Police were called to the domestic dispute in Ipswich early Sunday morning.

Natalie Bochenski   A 25-year-old man was stabbed twice in the chest during a domestic dispute in Ipswich overnight.

Johnny Depp runs away to the circus

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard attended Cirque du Soleil's Totem on Saturday night.

Natalie Bochenski   Johnny Depp traded his pirate ship for a circus tent on Saturday night, taking wife Amber Heard to see Cirque du Soleil's Totem.

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Two airlifted after rodeo injuries

RACQ Careflight helicopter.

TWO men injured at the Chinchilla Rodeo on Saturday night required an urgent airlift by the Toowoomba-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter overnight.

Police chopper targeted with laser pointer

The Pol Air 2 chopper was targeted by a laser pointer on Sunday morning.

Natalie Bochenski   A 22-year-old man's been charged after allegedly shining a laser pointer at a police helicopter.

Premier announces Rockhampton NRL plan

Darius Boyd of the Broncos in action during the round nine NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium on May 8, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Amy Remeikis   Rockhampton is to get its time on the big stage, with the government one step closer to securing a nationally televised NRL game in the central Queensland town.

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LNP braces for review

Queensland Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg said the LNP had already changed.

Amy Remeikis   Most Queenslanders would say the Newman Government "ran the state well", but had some communications issues.

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Origin debuts come just once

Darius Boyd and Cam Smith celebrate a try in Boyd's debut Origin match.

Beth Newman   There are few certainties in football but that your debut will only come once. 


A slim majority is enough

As Queensland's new Labor minority government sits down to determine its immediate priorities, it faces a difficult choice: hasten slowly, or seize the day?

Newman's 'zombie role' as decision looms

Labor will "almost certainly" be allowed to form government in Queensland as a caretaker government "can't go on forever".

LNP 'well ahead': Katters

While Labor is likely to form government, the Katters are leaning towards the LNP but "a sneeze could change government". Nine News

Newman must 'resign his commission'

Labor says Campbell Newman should resign at "6.01pm" Tuesday night but the LNP says they are trying to "snatch the keys to the Executive Building".

Labor will 'restore good government'

Key independents vow to "work with anyone" as Labor is favoured to win government after an historic Queensland election. Nine News

LNP must 'eat humble pie'

Katter party MPs say it will be 'very difficult to negotiate' with a Tim Nicholls led LNP.

Prepare for another election: Seeney

A new minority government will be a "complete disaster": Seeney.

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.