'Bullied' man sues Brisbane Boy's College for $600k

Kim Stephens 6:20 PM   An elite Brisbane boy's school ignored a relentless three-year bullying campaign inflicted on a young student by classmates, according to the alleged victim.

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Logan pair: Murder charges laid against six people

Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru, missing from Logan since late January.

Kim Stephens 8:55 AM   Six people have been charged with the murders of missing Logan pair Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru.

Confidence in business down due to government's 'inactivity'

Treasurer Curtis Pitt has often referred to the NAB survey which had Queensland "outperforming" the rest of the country ...

Amy Remeikis 10:45 PM   Queensland businesses expect the economy to get weaker over the next year, according to a new poll which points the finger at China's downturn and the Palaszczuk government's "inactivity".

Library director should have been sacked: report

Whistleblower Daniel Abel says more should have been done when the concerns were first raised.

Tony Moore 9:40 PM   The State Library of Queensland's former director of corporate affairs should have been sacked three years ago for having thousands of pornographic images on his work-issued mobile phone and iPad.

Three taken into custody in relation to Logan missing pair

Police search an abandoned block in Kingston on Wednesday for signs of a missing Logan duo.

Nathanael Cooper 8:27 PM   Three people taken into custody after police draw weapons on the Gateway Bridge.

Lockout legislation rests on KAP's support

"We're a long way off from landing on this yet," Robbie Katter said.

7:45 PM   North Queensland is shaping up as the key battleground in the Palaszczuk government's fight to get the support it needs to pass its alcohol fuelled violence laws.

Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika in Queensland

A pregnant woman has tested positive for the Zika virus in southeast Queensland.

Nathanael Cooper 6:26 PM   A pregnant woman has tested positive for the Zika virus in southeast Queensland.

Queensland Police introduce LGBTI support network for employees

Uniformed Queensland Police marched in the Brisbane Pride Festival for the first time in 2015.

Louise Priddle 6:04 PM   Sexual and gender diversity within the thin blue line has received a boost with the introduction of the Queensland Police Service Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Support Network.

Ex-Knights player fined over Brisbane brawl

A former Newcastle Knights NRL player has been fined $850 and ordered to do community service for his involvement in a ...

5:47 PM   A former Newcastle Knights NRL player has been fined $850 and ordered to do community service for his involvement in a brawl in inner-Brisbane.

Council elections: Need for honest growth debate in 2016

If the cranes over Newstead are anything to go by, there's no slowing down to growth in Brisbane.

Chris Mountford 5:40 PM   You may have noticed the city's letterboxes, airwaves, train stations and social media feeds are becoming saturated with campaign messages for March's council elections.

Moths spill onto the streets of a small Queensland town

Local council came through and cleared up most of the moths on Wednesday morning.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 5:04 PM   Residents at Winton, a central west Queensland town, woke this morning to a swarm of moths.

Adani pursuing solar energy project

Indian mining giant Adani is pursuing a solar power project in Australia after years of delays in building a mega ...

4:08 PM   Indian mining giant Adani is pursuing a solar power project in Australia after years of delays in building a mega coalmine in central Queensland.

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Poo helps solve Dreamworld tiger mystery

Dreamworld tiger cub Kai.

Nathanael Cooper 4:03 PM   Science helps Dreamworld keepers keep track of tiger pregnancies

Police search vacant block for signs of missing Logan duo

Lelan Harrington, left, has spent the night being interviewed by police while his friends Cory Breton, and Iuliana ...

Jorge Branco 3:09 PM   Crime scenes have been set up at two properties south of Brisbane as police ramp up the search for a missing duo not seen for more than two weeks.

No fare review answers as $40 million rail centre opens

Employment Minister Grace Grace and Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe, with a Queensland Rail employee (centre), ...

Amy Remeikis 2:47 PM   Standing in front of the world's largest LG control screen that mapped out Brisbane's rail network, Queensland Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe was thrilled to talk all things innovation and trains – except fares.

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Guide Dogs Australia welcome first puppy litter for 2016

The seven puppies will stay with their mum Gracie for the next five weeks.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 2:11 PM   A furry, golden, pudgy pile of puppies, Guide Dogs Australia's first litter for the year, had their first taste of limelight on Tuesday and were almost too cute to watch.

Nine arrests in busy 24 hours for Taskforce Maxima

Items seized in raids in Hervey Bay.

Nathanael Cooper 2:00 PM   Raids net two kilograms of ice and a number of weapons.

Alby, Sunshine Coast's albino turtle, not likely to survive

Alby the albino turtle makes his way down the Sunshine Coast beach toward international stardom.

Jorge Branco 1:59 PM   Say hello to Alby, the rare albino turtle stealing the hearts of reptile lovers all over the world.

Grace Grace doubts lock-out laws' impact on youth unemployment

Employment Minister Grace Grace says she doubts youth unemployment would be affected by tough new lockout laws.

Amy Remeikis 1:50 PM   While Queensland's employment minister could not guarantee no nightclubs would close under the government's proposed lock-out laws, Grace Grace said she did not believe the legislation would contribute to youth unemployment.

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Logan trio member spends night with police

Lelan Harrington, left, has spent the night being interviewed by police while his friends Cory Breton, and Iuliana ...

Jorge Branco, Nathanael Cooper 12:58 PM   A man found on Tuesday at Logan after going missing with two friends for a fortnight remains with police after being questioned overnight.

Sofie Formica's 10 tips for Valentine's Day

Sofie Formica will MC the Great Gatsby-themed Valentine's Day ball.

12:15 PM    Australian television veteran Sofie Formica has offered her 10 tips to keep your partner happy on Valentine's Day.

Grass could make condoms thinner than ever

A Queensland discovery could revolutionise the condom market.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 11:01 AM   An Australian native grass has been named the "holy grail" for rubbers.

Head-on crash slows traffic in Brisbane's north

Two people have been injured in a head-on collision in Brisbane's north.

Kim Stephens   At least two people are expected to be hospitalised after a head-on crash in Brisbane's north on Wednesday morning.

Queensland man missing for 16 years found in UK

Jason Ronald Douglas has been found in the UK.

Jason Ronald Douglas was just 19 when he left his Queensland home.

Woman dies after crash on Wide Bay Highway

A woman has died after a car accident in Cinnabar.

Nathanael Cooper   Two other people were air lifted to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Fifty years of safety from sharks must not be ignored in Queensland

Sharks have been separated from humans for 50 years in Queensland.

Bill O'Chee   If there is one subject sure to attract discussion at surf lifesaving clubs, it's sharks, especially on our most popular beaches. 

ToadScan, helping community map cane toad sightings

ToadScan gives people the chance to record sightings of cane toads to help improve local management plans.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington   A free mapping service could help invested groups work towards more targeted control methods for cane toads in Queensland.

Walter Sofronoff 'conflict of interest' under investigation: report

Former Solicitor-General Walter Sofronoff QC leaves the Brisbane Magistrates Court on the first day of the Royal ...

Jorge Branco   Brisbane's most prestigious school won't stand immediately stand down its legal counsel over complaints from a child abuse victim about a perceived conflict of interest during the child sex abuse royal commission.

Man dies in kite surfing accident

A kite surfer has died in Moreton Bay.

Nathanael Cooper   A man has drowned while kite surfing in Moreton Bay.

I'll have a supreme pizza with extra robots and artificial intelligence

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Domino's CEO Don Meij unveil the company's new DLAB innovation hub in Brisbane.

Jorge Branco   Robots and artificial intelligence could be coming to a pizza store near you if ambitious new plans are realised.


Deported father 'lost' in Chile

Brisbane father Ricardo Bolvaran says he has "thought about suicide" since being deported to Chile for his criminal history despite living in Australia since the age of one.

Police dog rescued from car

Police chasing a runaway driver in Gold Coast bushland on Saturday are forced to search for a valued police dog after he goes missing. Nine News

Ambo bashed by patient

A Gold Coast paramedic suffers up to 60 blows to the head in a "relentless" attack by a man he was treating. Nine News

Biker takes stupidity 'to a new level'

A motorbike rider is filmed by police taking selfies while breaking numerous road rules riding through Brisbane streets. Nine News

Car splits in two during pursuit

A car crashes into a bus and splits in two during a dramatic police pursuit west of Brisbane on Wednesday. Nine News

Baden-Clay: no 'intent to kill'

Gerard Baden-Clay's murder charge is downgraded to manslaughter, leaving the family of his former wife "disappointed and saddened".

Palmer demands cash to save 800 jobs

Clive Palmer wants a state government handout to keep his Townsville nickel plant open but the Treasurer "won't be held to ransom".

Crane daredevil faces drug charges

A 21-year-old man who dangled off a high crane at Woolloongabba on Sunday faces a raft of charges including possessing MDA and public nuisance. Nine News

Highway murder charge: driver 'devastated'

Motorists are warned "don't pull over" after a man is charged with murder for allegedly punching a man into the path of a truck on the Gateway Motorway. Nine News

Crocodile feasts on crocodile

A giant saltwater crocodile is photographed thrashing about a smaller croc in North Queensland before eating it.

Mega hail storm leaves its mark

One year on from Brisbane's freak super cell hail storm in November 2014, more than 120,000 insurance claims for damage have been lodged.

Jupiters penthouse gets a reno

The penthouse at Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast is fitted out to cater for Chinese billionaires who "love to gamble". Nine News

It's an avalanche, not a sinkhole

A sinkhole opens up at Jumpin Pin on North Stradbroke Island off Brisbane, but experts say it's more like an avalanche or "rapid beach erosion event".