Adult shop protesters: Embrace love, not porn

Kristian Silva 12:00 AM   Meet the 18 and 20-year-old "pro-lifers" who hold prayer vigils outside family planning clinics, brothels and adult shops.

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Latest state news

Queensland magistrates took wrong oath

A government bungle saw 25 magistrates not take the correct oath.

Amy Remeikis 12:44 PM   Government moves to correct bungle, which saw 25 magistrates not take correct oath.

Carmody withdraws from Cowan appeal

Lawyers for Daniel Morcombe's convicted killer Brett Peter Cowan are seeking to have Chief Justice Tim Carmody disqualified from hearing their client's appeal.

Kim Stephens 12:32 PM   Chief Justice excuses himself to prevent "Dickensian hearing".

Leppitsch moves on from player clash

Coach Justin Leppitsch tries to fire up the troops on Saturday.

Beth Newman 12:18 PM   Lions coach says clash with rookie "made all of us better for it".

Queensland Parliament live: Question Time May 7 2015

Capturing the to and fro from question time in Queensland Parliament..

Amy Remeikis 12:07 PM   Follow our live coverage of question time from 10am.

Runaway pram baby recovering

An 11-month-old girl was hit by a car when the pram she was in got out of hand.

Kristian Silva 12:05 PM   Sister, 6, may have been pushing pram when accident happened.

Two charged over prostitution

Two people have been charged in the second prostitution sting in the state's south-east in a week.

Jorge Branco 11:46 AM   Two charged in second prostitution sting in a week.

Lawyer calls for Gold Coast 'bikie brawl' magistrate to stand down

Scales of justice.

11:40 AM   Lawyers representing an alleged Bandido bikie want the magistrate hearing his case to be stood down.

New IRL festival at Brisbane Powerhouse celebrates digital culture

The first IRL Festival runs at the Brisbane Powerhouse May 7-17.

Natalie Bochenski 9:38 AM   As it marks 15 years as an arts hub, the Brisbane Powerhouse is stamping itself firmly in the digital landscape with a new festival celebrating gaming and interactive culture.

MP sparks tiff ahead of FIFO inquiry

Mining Minister Anthony Lynham has announced an inquiry into FIFO workers.

Amy Remeikis 8:49 AM   I can't point to any companies that deserve right to mine: MP.

Second man charged over murder

Toowoomba man Jake Lasker died after being stabbed 102 times in 2012.

Kim Stephens 7:40 AM   Charge more than two years after Toowoomba teen stabbed to death.

Margate cafe robbed with syringe

A man used a syringe to rob a cafe in Margate on Wednesday.

Kim Stephens 7:28 AM   Knife and syringe used in separate armed robberies.

Struggle Street raises important issues about media's role

Troubled teen Bailey and single mum Erin from Struggle Street. The show is receiving widespread criticism for being poverty porn.

Madonna King 12:00 AM   Comment: The controversy over SBS's Struggle Street, which went to air last night, is as much about the role of the media than it is about the down-trodden and welfare dependent, living in Sydney's west.

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Bizarre media tactic questioned

Queensland Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis 12:00 AM   An Opposition media tactic to provide journalists with "suggested" scripts has raised eyebrows.

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Studying grizzly bears in Qld? Huh?

Bear spray is actually a real thing.

Jorge Branco 12:00 AM   When Canadian researcher Sarah Elmeligi moved from Canada to Queensland to study grizzly bears her friends thought she was crazy.

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.

Speaker votes with ALP on ethanol

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

Amy Remeikis 5:41 PM   Speaker Peter Wellington uses casting vote for first time.

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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
watchdog.

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.

Highlights

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.