AMY REMEIKIS A world away from the frantic scenes at Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, two Brisbane families prayed for couples onboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
Latest state news
Lauren Gillin 1:01am Captain Mark Bulow from the Salvation Army's Flying Padre & Outback Service spends his days visiting rural Queenslanders battling an unprecedented drought.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI 1:01am Brisbane's cultural institutions are running out of space for art and artefacts, potentially putting the state's collections at risk.
AMY REMEIKIS 1:02am Determined to turn the electorate around before the next election, the government is pushing forward with its 'softly, softly' approach.
Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore 1:02am Queensland Labor has started sketching out the team it will take into battle at the next election, with party insiders confirming newcomers and old party faithful as being in the mix.
KIM STEPHENS 1:02am Brisbane City Council will not resume any West End homes for parkland, its parks and environment chairman said on Tuesday.
TONY MOORE 1:02am An experienced Brisbane resumption lawyer has accused Brisbane City Council of hiding behind carefully chosen words to disguise the fact it will eventually resume West End homes for parkland.
Staff reporter 8:33pm Queensland's corruption watchdog has recorded its "largest cash forfeiture" so far, netting more than $4 million discovered in a storage unit in Brisbane's inner west.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI 5:25pm Growing up in the tiny Tasmanian town of Smithton in the 1980s, it took comedian Hannah Gadsby a while to develop a passion for art, the subject of her new show at the Brisbane Comedy Festival.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS 5:49pm A jury may find Daniel Morcombe's accused killer Brett Peter Cowan guilty of murder even if it believes he had no intention to kill the 13-year-old schoolboy.
KIM STEPHENS 5:58pm Brisbane has lost one of its most active centenarians, with the death of Ruth Frith, OAM, aged 104.
3:38pm Health authorities in Queensland are looking for a person they believe could have contracted deadly lyssavirus after handling an infected flying fox.
KRISTIAN SILVA 3:26pm The family of missing Queensland couple Rod and Mary Burrows say they are bracing “for the worst” as they await updates on the Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappearance.
TONY MOORE 2:50pm A Brisbane City Council committee chairman has conceded West End homes could be resumed for parkland, just "not at the moment".
2:50pm A security guard who burned down a townhouse out of revenge was only caught out years later when his ex-wife went to police.
AMY REMEIKIS 1:46pm Now that the political sphere has spun towards election planning, leadership speculation is once again revving up in Queensland.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS 1:44pm The lawyer for Daniel Morcombe's accused killer Brett Peter Cowan has continued to point the finger at a convicted child sex offender, saying he was like a "snake passing a wounded mouse".
12:18pm Up to 1000 staff at Queensland’s biggest university are expected to walk off the job as part of strike action for better pay and conditions.
12:14pm Former Bligh government minister Cameron Dick will try to regain a seat in the Queensland parliament after being ousted during the Liberal National Party’s landslide victory in 2012.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI 3:58pm Stations 97.3fm and NewsTalk 4BC have started the radio ratings year on a high, making significant ground in the first official survey by new provider GfK.
KRISTIAN SILVA 11:15am Mother of missing Gold Coast woman says she worried about her daughter’s relationship with businessman John Chardon.
KRISTIAN SILVA 9:10am Police are investigating the torching of a caravan on the Gold Coast overnight.
Lisa Benoit 8:55am A central Queensland man, who believed he might "cark it" after he was bitten by a deadly eastern brown snake, decided to grab a beer and take a seat until the ambulance arrived.
NATALIE BOCHENSKI Winter may be coming for Brisbane fashion house Black Milk, but it’s a sign of good times, not bad.
AMY REMEIKIS It was meant to make things clearer. But then ...
Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has denied it will resume up to 10 West End homes for parkland, as two developers push ahead with plans to build 1000 new riverside units nearby.
KIM STEPHENS A seven month fight by a Brisbane family to save their pet from doggie death row has suddenly whipped up a social media frenzy.
TONY MOORE Brisbane does not need another inner-city rock venue like Festival Hall in Brisbane, the Newman Government has decided.
Marissa Calligeros Brett Peter Cowan was a naive fool, blinded by the promise of riches, when he falsely confessed to the murder of Sunshine Coast schoolboy Daniel Morcombe, his defence counsel claims.
KIM STEPHENS Chinatown traders have taken the unusual step of making a right to information request for the Lord Mayor's diary, after being denied a meeting with him on the grounds he is too busy.
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A severe thunderstorm at Rosewood, west of Brisbane Saturday night rips of roofs and uproots trees.
The body of a young woman is found in a pool of blood in Wickham Park in the Brisbane CBD early Sunday morning. Nine News.
Australia completed a resounding victory in the first Ashes Test after bowling England out for just 179 runs on Sunday.
Australia takes on England in the Splashes tournament in Brisbane, with some 'phenomenal' belly flops. Nova 106.9FM.
Toddlers from Campus Kindergarten in Brisbane hold a Film Festival for 3 to 5 year-olds, who have spent the year learning about films and the slapstick genre.
The outgoing school captain at Pine Rivers State High School north of Brisbane wanted to go down "in the history books" with his farewell rap song speech.
Jayant Patel walks free from a Brisbane court Thursday saying he is "pleased that it's over and he will go "back to my life and my work".
Southeast Queensland is battered by wild storms Thursday night with more rain to come. NIne News
Criminals who might disrupt G20 will be paid to stay in hotels during the 2014 summit in Brisbane but it will affect a 'small handful' of people.
Stars of Game of Thrones discuss the success of the show at Supanova in Brisbane, with the author telling fan fiction writers to stop borrowing his world 'without authorisation".