Chief Justice returns fire after judge's criticism

Amy Remeikis 11:50 AM   Chief Justice Tim Carmody has returned fire after an “attack” leveled against him by a retiring Supreme Court judge, claiming Alan Wilson’s “behaviour” was the “best argument yet for an independent judicial commission”.


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Labor MP referred to police

Labor MP Billy Gordon.

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Carmody says he won't quit

Chief Justice Tim Carmody.

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Lord Mayor plays Easter bunny

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MP told to 'get house in order'

Labor MP Billy Gordon.

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Toddler's dad could face murder charge


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Fuel tanker rolls north of Brisbane: Driver killed, another injured

One man dead, one injured after fuel tanker and van crash on D'Aguilar Hwy near Kilcoy.

Jorge Branco 3:57 PM   One person is dead and another has been taken to hospital after a collision between a fuel tanker and a van north of Brisbane.

'Two families will never be the same'

Ashleigh Humphrys, 20, was killed in a hit and run in Toowong about 4am on Sunday March 22.

Kim Stephens 3:55 PM   Police Union stops short of condemning media coverage.

Bleijie slammed as 'incompetent'

Former Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis 3:08 PM   "Confidentiality meant nothing to Bleijie", says former Bar head.

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Search for body in water at Palm Beach

A search is underway after a body was seen in water on the Gold Coast.

Jorge Branco 2:25 PM   "(He) reached down, grabbed it, pulled it to the surface and it was a human head": Police.

Three more charged over live baiting

Three more people will appear in an Ipswich court charged over live baiting.

Cameron Atfield 1:54 PM   Two men and a woman accused of animal cruelty in training dogs.

LNP launches Queensland Senate race

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Cameron Atfield 12:22 PM   The race to replace Brett Mason as a Liberal National Party senator has officially begun, with a call for nominations circulated on Friday morning.

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'Terrified' jewellery store staff hide from robber with hammer

Qld police

Jorge Branco 12:11 PM   A jewellery store's assistant manager has described how "terrified" staff members hid in the bathroom as a man armed with a hammer snatched $20,000 worth of goods.

Judge slams his chief justice

"I reject outright his attack on my integrity and performance as Chief Justice": Tim Carmody.

Amy Remeikis 11:51 AM   Chief Justice Tim Carmody had privately referred to his judicial colleagues as "snakes" and "scum" while publicly calling for judges to "maintain civility and courtesy", a retiring Supreme Court Justice has said, as the discontent between the judiciary and their leader once again bubbles to the surface.

Ashleigh Humphrys hit-and-run: Owner of 'dark sedan' found dead

Ashleigh Humphrys, 20, was killed in a hit and run in Toowong about 4am on Sunday March 22.

Jorge Branco 9:21 AM   The owner of a car seized as part of the investigation into the hit-and-run death of 20-year-old Brisbane woman Ashleigh Humphrys has been found dead.

Two men charged after separate attacks on children

An 18-month old boy has died after allegedly being tortured.

Jorge Branco 8:56 AM   Police have charged a man with murder after the 18-month-old boy he allegedly tortured died in hospital.

Brave Brisbane girl's battle with rare disorder

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Jorge Branco 8:50 AM   For the parents of a Brisbane girl with one of the world's rarest diseases, just understanding what their daughter is living with would be a huge step.

Man charged with Queensland toddler's murder

Qld police

6:43 AM   Boy, 18 months old, dies after being taken to hospital in critical condition.

Murray Watt firms in Labor Senate race

Former Bligh government MP Murray Watt.

Cameron Atfield 1:00 AM   Make-up of Labor's Queensland Senate ticket takes shape.

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Crime persists despite Collombet death

French student Sophie Collombet, who was killed in Kurilpa Park, South Brisbane.

Kristian Silva 9:51 PM   Small drop in inner-city area where French student was killed.

Brothers' funerals inspire life of change

Craig Holloway with BoysTown CEO Tracy Adams.

Tobi Loftus 1:00 AM   Craig Holloway's mission is to help youth break cycle of poverty, abuse.

Roar coach cited for post-match outburst

Brisbane Roar coach Frans Thijssen has been cited by the FFA.

Beth Newman   The FFA has issued Roar coach Frans Thijssen with a "please explain'' after a post-match outburst on Sunday.

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Oh deer, feral neighbours moving in

Feral deer are moving into urban areas, causing traffic and other problems.

Tobi Loftus 1:00 AM   Wild deer are moving into urban areas around Brisbane.

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Party precinct reforms served up

The state government plans a 1am lockout for pubs and clubs, no shots after midnight and a 3am closing time.

Amy Remeikis 1:00 AM   Queensland, last drinks and lock-outs are coming.

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Enoch to tackle Stradbroke changes

The remains of a fire at One Mile on North Stradbroke Island.

Tony Moore 1:00 AM   Queensland's first indigenous minister targets land-use issues.

Monster Slide event rejected by council

A Monster Slide event in New Zealand.

Kristian Silva   Council rejects event due to noise, parking, contamination concerns.


A slim majority is enough

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Newman's 'zombie role' as decision looms

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LNP 'well ahead': Katters

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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'

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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

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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

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Brisbane comes of age, again, with G20

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Push to keep Brisbane sign

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