Boutique hotel for Howard Smith Wharves

Cameron Atfield 1:00 AM   A boutique art-themed hotel will open under the Story Bridge in 2017 as part of the $100 million redevelopment of Brisbane's Howard Smith Wharves.


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Masseur denies putting hands inside underwear

The masseur told the court it was normal procedure for a female client to be dressed in her underwear during a full-body massage.

4:37 PM   A massage therapist on trial in Queensland for sexual assault has denied putting his hands inside the underwear of a female client who was seeking help for a painful back injury.

Cop's 'boyfriend' faces new drug charge

Constable Cristina Cidade featured in Channel Ten's Recruits.

4:19 PM   An alleged drug dealer with romantic links to a suspended Cairns police officer has had a new drug charge added to his list.

McCulkin case to drag on over witness recall

Barbara McCulkin (right) and her daughters Vicky (left) and Leanne (centre) disappeared from their home on January 16, 1974.

4:01 PM   It could be days before two men find out whether they have been committed to stand trial for one of Queensland's most enduring murder mysteries.

Teen falls 15 metres at Mount Tamborine waterfalls

A rescue operation is underway to rescue a teenager who fell down a cliff face in Tamborine National Park.

Kim Stephens 3:33 PM   A teenager was knocked unconscious when he fell up to 15 metres from a waterfall south of Brisbane on Tuesday morning, paramedics say.

School knife attacks a concern: union

An alarming spate of knife attacks at Queensland schools is a reflection of an increasingly violent society, Queensland Teachers Union president Kevin Bates

3:10 PM   An alarming spate of knife attacks at Queensland schools is a reflection of an increasingly violent society, the state's teachers union says.

'Hacker' UQ law student faces court

A UQ student is accused of hacking into a university computer system to cheat his way to better marks.

3:08 PM   Man accused of hacking into UQ computer system to cheat on marks.

Royalties for Regions not 'value for money'

Former Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has rejected an Auditor-General report into his hallmark Royalties for Regions policy, as "completely misunderstanding and misrepresenting" what the program was about.

Amy Remeikis 2:45 PM   Former Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has rejected an Auditor-General report into his hallmark Royalties for Regions policy, as "completely misunderstanding and misrepresenting" what the program was about.

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Teenager falls 15 feet from Gold Coast cliff

A teenage boy has fallen 15 metres off a cliff at a popular swimming spot in the Gold Coast hinterland.

2:36 PM   A teenage boy has fallen 15 metres off a cliff at a popular swimming spot in the Gold Coast hinterland.

Man dies in shed roof collapse

A man has died after a shed roof collapsed near Logan on Tuesday morning.

1:37 PM   Middle-aged man found in rubble of shed south of Brisbane.

Coal miners 'suffer black lung'

Queensland coal miners have suffered the first cases of black lung in three decades, according to Mines Minister Anthony Lynham.

12:50 PM   Miners suffer first cases of condition in three decades: minister.

Mum tried to poison herself and baby

A former refugee's alleged murder-suicide was a cry for help, a court has been told.

12:45 PM   Former refugee and baby recovered after being take to hospital.

Queensland Parliament live: Question Time December 1, 2015

Live coverage of Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis 12:41 PM   As we enter the pointy end of the Queensland's political calendar, join out state political editor's unique and live take on question time.

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Stabbing incidents at Queensland schools

There have been seven serious knife-related incidents in Queensland schools in the past three years.

12:01 PM   Knife-related violence in Queensland schools.

Bindi's back

Bindi Irwin touches down back home after 'incredible dream'

Bindi Irwin after winning <i>Dancing with the Stars</i>.

Ebony Bowden 11:07 AM   Wildlife warrior and Dancing with the Stars winner Bindi Irwin says she's happy to be back in her khakis after arriving home at the Australia Zoo.

Treasurer defends $1300 payments

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

11:00 AM   Curtis Pitt says lump sum payment was in lieu of back pay.

Happy birthday: Bindi writes loving message on Instagram

Bindi Irwin wished her brother a heatfelt Happy Birthday on Instagram Tuesday morning

10:37 AM   Dancing with the Stars winner Bindi Irwin has taken to Instagram to express her love for her brother on his 12th birthday.

Schoolgirl charged with attempted murder

A Caboolture schoolgirl allegedly pulled a knife on another student on Monday.

Kim Stephens 10:22 AM   Girl, 12, allegedly tried to stab student at Caboolture school.

Greyhound probe: Three more charged

Three more people have been charged in relation to live baiting in the greyhound industry.

Kim Stephens 9:59 AM   Woman charged after witness allegedly harassed on social media.

Neighbours nab teen who hit home

Pacific Pines residents detained a pair of teenagers involved in a crash until police arrived.

7:55 AM   Teenager crashed car into house on Gold Coast.

Parliament extended for key legislation

Key pieces of legislation such as reintroducing civil partnerships are set to be pushed through in Queensland Parliament's last sitting week.

7:21 AM   Extra day added for legislation like civil partnerships.

Man stabbed in face in home invasion

A man was stabbed in the face after a break-in at an East Brisbane home.

7:12 AM   Man in hospital after daylight attack at East Brisbane.

Five dead in horror day on south-east Queensland roads

A traffic crash on Pacific Motorway has left two people dead.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 12:21 AM   It has been a horror day for south east Queensland roads after traffic crashes left five dead, and three in hospital.

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Queensland public servants in line for $1300 bonus and 2.5pc pay rise

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

11:49 PM   Queensland's public servants are set to receive a 2.5 per cent pay rise for the next three years.

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Longer cool-off periods for new car buyers

Government considers new lemon laws to protect car buyers

Tony Moore 9:28 PM   The Queensland Government wants to have a national body investigate cars that are "lemons", sets up a national "lemon register" and stops them from being on-sold to unsuspecting consumers.

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Former Brisbane diocese manager denies hiding abuse complaints

A former manager of Brisbane's Anglican diocese denies he deliberately kept information from Archbishop Peter Hollingworth.

8:50 PM   A former manager of Brisbane's Anglican diocese denies concealing complaints about a pedophile counsellor but admits once telling a victim to "get on with his life".

Brisbane socialite murder case in court

Maureen Boyce.

7:54 PM   A man charged over the alleged murder of a Brisbane socialite has had his case mentioned in court.

Alleged schoolies assault victim on the mend

Jake Kelly was allegedly punched and spat on while taking part in end-of-school celebrations.

7:40 PM   A teen allegedly assaulted at Schoolies Week during an argument over religion is "still not 100 per cent" but is finally home.

Magnificence of SEQ mayors make their case in Canberra

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 17:  Mayor Graham Quirk looks through the  Brisbane City Council annual budget book at Brisbane City Hall on June 17, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Fairfax Media)

Cameron Atfield 6:53 PM   The collective noun for mayors is a "magnificence" and the south-east Queensland mayors who lobbied Canberra political heavyweights for regional funding on Monday hope their efforts live up to that standard.

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Chief Magistrate contradicts Gold Coast court escape story

Supporters of Tara Brown leave Southport Courthouse

Jorge Branco 6:27 PM   Queensland's top magistrate has leapt to the defence of one of his Gold Coast judicial officers after she was accused of refusing to allow police to handcuff a prisoner who tried to escape.

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McCulkin murders: witness claims confession

A former gang member claims his associate confessed to being involved in the murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two daughters in 1974.

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

Starfish wash up on Tangalooma beach

Thousands of dead starfish are found on a beach near the Tangalooma Wrecks on Moreton Island.

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".

More thunderstorms to come after lightning show

South east Queensland can expect more isolated thunderstorms as the region mops up from 26,000 lightning strikes and "very large hail" on Monday night

Older men at schoolies is 'just not ok'

Numbers are down at schoolies week on the Gold Coast but teenagers say older revellers are there in force although it's "not their place". Nine News

Donated rental house trashed by family

A $1,000 per week luxury Gold Coast rental house which Clive Palmer gifted to a Beenleigh family who lost their toddler son in a house fire, faces a $100,000 repair bill.

Schoolies celebrate with a swim

Maroochydore State High School students say it "feels pretty amazing" as they take the plunge into the ocean to celebrate the end of their school lives.

Drill rig driver rescued from cliff face

RAW VISION: A 32-year-old man is hauled to safety as his drill rig sits precariously on the edge of a quarry wall at Keperra, north-west of Brisbane. 7 News Queensland

Facebook mum gets paid by Aldi

Redcliffe mother Sam Jockel is the face behind Aldi Mum, a Facebook page with 90,000 followers who help review products for the grocery giant.

Les Miserables a 'cathartic experience'

The acclaimed theatre production Les Miserables is a "dream come true" for the cast, who perform at QPAC from November 10 until January 17.

Hollingworth 'washed his hands' of abuse

Former Brisbane St Paul's Headmaster Gilbert Case "couldn't recall" students' cries for help while Archbishop Peter Hollingworth had "washed his hands of the matter".

Festival couple get married on stage

Two Brisbane punk rock music fans become the first couple to tie the knot on stage at the Fest 14 music festival in Florida.