The pub with no road

Tony Moore 8:15 AM   Department of Transport to close access road to businesses including the former "Ettamogah" pub.


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Baby hit by car on Gold Coast

An 11-month-old boy has been struck by a car.

Kristian Silva 7:05 PM   Authorities believe a pram rolled from a residential driveway onto the road.

Light Rail becomes 'public transport spine'

Gold Coast light rail.

Tony Moore 6:35 PM   More than five million commuters have now used the Gold Coast Light Rail since the revolutionary tram service started in July 2014.

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Witnesses describe Queensland bikie brawl fear

Scales of justice.

6:25 PM   Police feared they were about to be overwhelmed and worried restaurant staff shielded distressed customers, including children, during the bikie gang brawl on the Gold Coast.

Toddler Kyhesha-Lee left to die: court

Kyhesha-Lee Joughin

5:48 PM   A Queensland father left his young daughter to die from a treatable infection despite being warned she needed medical attention, a court has heard.

LNP set for win in ethanol mandate bid

Fuel with ethanol in it, would have a mandated amount.

Amy Remeikis 5:41 PM   On the back of losing its bid to change parliamentary rules to 'nullify' Billy Gordon's vote, the LNP is cusped to chalk up a win.

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Car rolls outside Parliament House

A car has flipped outside Parliament House.

Kim Stephens 4:54 PM   A car has flipped on to its roof outside Queensland's Parliament House, leaving a 25-year-old woman with head injuries.

Seeney tells Labor not to turn down 'rude bastard'

Labor has rejected LNP's nomination of Jeff Seeney for chair to the
Parliamentary committee charged with overseeing the state's corruption

Amy Remeikis 4:40 PM   Former Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has told a parliamentary committee that not liking him "because he's a rude bastard" is not a valid reason to reject his nomination as chair of that committee.

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Queensland Parliament live: Question Time May 6, 2015

Live coverage of Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis 4:27 PM   Follow our live coverage of Question Time from 2pm.

Share conservation funds to save Blobfish: Professor

The slimy Blobfish.

4:05 PM   It's sad to think of a world without the mystical tiger, the fearsome rhino or ... the slimy Blobfish?

Cairns casino billionaires sweep in to the Gold Coast

An artist's impression of the proposed $8 billion Aquis casino and resort in Cairns.

Kristian Silva 3:56 PM   The Hong Kong billionaires behind Australia's largest casino proposal, Aquis, believe Queensland's Gold Coast could become a destination for big-spending overseas gamblers.

Cop scared during bikie brawl

Tradespeople with criminal bikie gang associations will have their year-long reprieve made official.

3:43 PM   A policeman says he was afraid he and his fellow officers would be "overwhelmed" during a violent bikie gang brawl on the Gold Coast.

Roar step into new era as Ken Stead ends contract

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MAY 05:  Brandon Borello of the Roar kicks during the Asian Champions League match between the Brisbane Roar and Urawa Red Diamonds at Cbus Super Stadium on May 5, 2015 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Beth Newman 3:31 PM   A new era is inevitable at the Brisbane Roar, with the guardian of its football philosophy standing down.

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MP saga hasn't put spotlight on domestic violence: Premier

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

1:54 PM   ​Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk doesn't believe embattled MP Billy Gordon's issues have put domestic violence in the spotlight.

'Ettamogah' access could stay: McArdle

Access to the old "Ettamogah" pub could be restricted under a Bruce Highway upgrade.

Tony Moore 1:52 PM   On and off ramps giving access to pub need not be closed, MP says.

Toddler suffered severe injuries: court

Kyhesha-Lee Joughin.

1:15 PM   ​Queensland toddler possibly sexually assaulted before she died: court.

Pirates of the Caribbean sail north for calmer waters

The production of the fifth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise has moved north to Raby Bay.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 12:58 PM   Sea sickness has forced the Pirates of the Caribbean film crew to weigh anchor and sail north in search of calmer waters. 

Scammers target flood victims

Scammers are targeting flood victims following Friday's downpour.

Kim Stephens 12:43 PM   Fraudsters impersonate staff from Department of Communities.

Motorcyclist dies after canal crash

A motorbike rider ended up in a Surfers Paradise canal while fleeing police.

Jorge Branco 12:28 PM   Rider was thrown into Gold Coast canal while evading police.

Filmmakers turn Brisbane floods into film

Filmmakers document the recent Brisbane floods in a short film called The Big Wet.

Natalie Bochenski 12:17 PM   Two Brisbane filmmakers are making a splash with an impromptu documentary shot during last Friday's epic deluge.

Woman bitten by snake at Australia Zoo

An elderly woman died after being trapped under car at Brookside Shopping Centre.

Kim Stephens 12:07 PM   A woman has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake at Australia Zoo.

Plane lands on road

Emergency crews arrive at the scene where a light plane landed on the Capricorn Highway, about 25 kilometres south-west of Rockhampton.

Kim Stephens 11:31 AM   Light plane suffers engine failure before landing on highway.

Queensland Parliament live: Question Time May 5, 2015

Live coverage of Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis 11:27 AM   Labor won office in January but today marks the start for the first real session of Queensland Parliament since election day. Join our live coverage of Question Time.

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Mother touched four times by suicide given role in review

Kerrie Keepa, whose son Chris took his own life, is campaigning to improve mental health care.

Tony Moore 10:20 AM   A Brisbane mother who has lost four family members to suicide will have an ongoing role in a review of Queensland's mental health treatment.

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Warm days make way for cool change

A taste of summer will be short-lived, according to the bureau.

Kim Stephens 9:30 AM   Summer-like temperatures tipped in South East Queensland.

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Valley tower has rooftop running track

An artist impression of the tower, complete with disco ball entrance.

Kristian Silva 9:19 AM   Development features rooftop athletics track, open-air cinema and giant artwork.

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Labor fights LNP vote move

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

Amy Remeikis 8:36 AM   Labor has fended off an attempt by the LNP to 'nullify' Billy Gordon's vote.

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Police investigate robberies

A pistol revolver.

Kim Stephens 7:34 AM   Two separate robberies and attempted armed robbery around south-east.

Man charged over Caboolture bashing

A 51-year-old man has been charged with unlawful wounding in Caboolture.

Kim Stephens 7:21 AM   Victim, 26, suffers head and face injuries in fight.


Kiwis are dominating, have you noticed?

Jesse Bromwich of the Kiwis pushes away Australian superstar Johnathan Thurston during the Anzac Test in Brisbane.

Anthony Griffin 6:34 AM   You don’t defeat Australia three times in a row without a good side.

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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.