Chemo mum turns into superhero

Amy Mitchell-Whittington   A Brisbane mum dressed up as a superhero to celebrate the end of her chemotherapy and created a moment her family will remember forever.

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10 days' leave for DV victims

This year, 78 women have been killed in family violence across Australia.

Amy Remeikis 9:45 AM   Public servants affected by family violence to get paid special leave.

Shotgun fired through garage door

Police are investigating after a Gold Coast home was shot at.

Kim Stephens 9:25 AM   Car damaged after gun fired at Gold Coast house.

Teen on GBH charge over stabbing

Witnesses at the scene help police with their investigation.

Kim Stephens 8:43 AM   Boy in serious condition after being stabbed on Gold Coast.

Schoolie's butt burnt by spray can

A late-night prank looks to have left a schoolie with burns to his backside.

Kim Stephens 8:41 AM   Late-night prank leaves teen schoolie with burns to backside.

Car chase through heart of schoolies

A man leads Gold Coast police on a chase through Surfers Paradise.

Kim Stephens 8:06 AM   Man allegedly drunk when he led police on Gold Coast chase.

What if Snugglepot and Cuddlepie were Fijian?

"Snugglebilo". This was a trial of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie with a kava bowl on his head instead of a gum nut.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 8:58 PM   Blinky Bill has swapped his overalls for a sarong and the gumnut babies wear kava bowls for coming exhibition in Brisbane.

CCC to investigate State Library lewd photo scandal

The cleavage of six female State Library of Queensland employees were among the images found on a State Library employee's work mobile.

Tony Moore 1:00 AM   Queensland's corruption watchdog will investigate one issue raised in the inquiry into the way the State Library handled a probe of 2800 lewd photographs found on the work iPhone of a former senior library executive in 2012.

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Five crazy 3D-printed designs on show in Brisbane

Lamps on show at Beyond 3D Printing: The Evolving Digital Landscape

Jorge Branco 8:24 PM   Fitting rooms could be a thing of the past if the proponents of 3D printing have anything to say about it.

Man dies two weeks after Queensland crash

An elderly man hurt in a central Queensland crash more than two weeks ago has died in hospital.

7:37 PM   An elderly man hurt in a central Queensland crash more than two weeks ago has died in hospital.

Schoolies 2015: 'Drink got spiked, face got punched'

School leavers soak up the sun for schoolies 2015.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 1:00 AM   Speaking to schoolies on the Gold Coast so far, there has been a contrast in activities from card games to butt selfies and supermarket shops to suspected drink spikes and it's only half way through.

Man tells court he didn't know he was carrying cocaine

A Spanish man caught with more than two kilograms of cocaine at Cairns airport says he didn't know drugs were in the bags given to him by strangers in Miami.

6:49 PM   A Spanish man caught with more than two kilograms of cocaine at Cairns airport says he didn't know drugs were in the bags given to him by strangers in Miami.

Bus commuters to save time in tunnel

Extra western suburbs buses to run by Legacy Way tunnel from January.

Tony Moore 6:47 PM   Buses from Brisbane's western suburbs will run through the Legacy Way tunnel from January saving thousands of commuters up to 13 minutes.

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Dodgy deeds and dodgier moustache on camera

Police want to speak to this man about a string of Brisbane CBD office burglaries stretching back at least 15 months

Jorge Branco 6:13 PM   A moustachioed man rummages through drawers in a CBD office. Nothing strange about that, except police say it's not his office, and this building is only the latest in 15 months of daylight highrise burglaries.

Coles supplier says vegetable prices could rise after hail

Monday night's storm lights up Brisbane, as seen from New Farm.

Jorge Branco 5:53 PM   A senior manager at a Coles produce supplier predicts prices of some vegetables could rise after a ferocious hail storm ripped through its Stanthorpe farm.

Sacked LNP adviser refuses to take stand

Graeme Hallett is charged with making threats to the director of the government media unit to secure a different job after believing his position was in danger.

5:38 PM   ​A sacked media adviser who allegedly told the then-Queensland LNP government's publicity machine he would reveal "explosive" material unless he was found a new job has declined to give evidence in his trial.

Boy, 15, stabbed in stomach on Gold Coast

A boy has been stabbed on the Gold Coast.

Kim Stephens 4:58 PM   A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in the stomach on the Gold Coast.

Comment: Noel Pearson's 'social experiments' are failing

The implementation of Pearson's social theories, placed into practice as social experiments in remote Aboriginal towns in Cape York, was based on the idea that Noel Pearson's self-determination could be applied to others.

Jack Wilkie-Jans 4:57 PM   Instead of one man, let the diverse peoples of Cape York steer and implement their future.

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Bomb threat sparks Noosa school evacuation

A Sunshine Coast school has been evacuated after a bomb threat.

Kristian Silva 4:42 PM   A Sunshine Coast school has been evacuated after a bomb threat.

Gold Coast mayor re-floats terminal plan

​Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate wants to push the boat out.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Fairfax Media)

4:21 PM   ​Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has re-floated his dream of having a cruise ship terminal at the city, saying he'll use upcoming local government elections to gain a mandate for the plan.

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I didn't do it: McCulkin accused

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

3:50 PM   A man accused of one of Queensland's longest running murder mysteries blurted out "I didn't do it" while in an interstate holding cell 35 years ago, a court has heard.

4BC host Clare Blake axed, Ben Davis to stay

It is believed Ben Davis's wider demographic appeal saved him from the axe.

Kim Stephens 3:19 PM   Station left with just one local presenter after sacking.

Shooting takes toll on 87-year-old

Police at the Bundamba home where Ron Jones, 87, was shot  early on Friday morning.

1:19 PM   Man relives home invasion every day, his family says.

CFMEU says seizure warrant unlawful

The CFMEU says it received no request for documents.

12:42 PM   Raid on headquarters was based on false claims, court told.

Pictures to speak louder than words on parking signs

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Tony Moore 12:32 PM   New simplified parking signs using pictures - not words - will now be progressively rolled out across Brisbane.

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Nicholls backs civil unions

Former treasurer Tim Nicholls says he will back civil unions in Queensland.

11:18 AM   Former treasurer says he will vote to restore civil unions.

Cat kills snake after owner bitten

A pet cat struck out at a snake that bit its owner in Mackay.

11:04 AM   Pet takes on red-bellied snake after attack in garden.

Hail storms leave 'hell of a mess'

Brisbane lights up in Monday night's storms.

10:45 AM   Hail the size of tennis balls damage homes and crops.

Teachers leave town over safety

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Weekend of violence saw man killed and police car shot at.

Indigenous group says Adani misled on mine jobs

Traditional owners claim Adani has misled the Native Title Tribunal over its Carmichael mine project. Illustration: Michael Mucci

Indian coal giant Adani misled a native title tribunal by making false claims about the economic benefits of its planned $16.5 billion Carmichael mine, an indigenous group says.

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Men questioned over Cape York night of violence

North Queensland MP Warren Entsch.

Two men are being questioned after a man died, police cars were damaged and another vehicle was set alight in a Cape York community.


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.

Driver crashes into truck, keeps going

A teenager driving a ute at Logan, south of Brisbane, tries to evade police despite having his tyres deflated and crashing into a semi-trailer.

MP complains about throat slitting gesture

Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller is accused of making a throat slitting gesture and saying "you're a goner" to Opposition MP Tarnya Smith.

Tara Brown: we thought she was free

Relatives and friends of Gold Coast mother Tara Brown speak of the "devastating" impact of her death and why domestic violence is "not on".

Christmas countdown begins in Brisbane

South Bank and the Brisbane CBD will feature 400 free events this festive season, starting with the lighting of the Christmas tree on November 27.

Model gains followers after quitting social media

Noosa model Essena O'Neill says she was just being "transparent" after quitting instagram, then gaining half a million new followers. Nine News

Students relive 'horrific stories of abuse'

A Royal Commission into sexual abuse is "traumatic" for some former students of Brisbane private schools who have "anger and resentment" decades after the alleged abuse happened.

Men turned up expecting sex

A man is charged with stalking after allegedly posing as his ex-lover online and sending dozens of men to her house for sex.

My son is 'in deep grief'

The mother of a man found guilty of killing his infant son by falling into the Logan river and letting go of him says "my son is deeply sorry".

Valley wall: 'we live in the darkness'

A Fortitude Valley resident who lives next to a noise wall built by Fringe Bar says it is "dark, dismal and awful" and they will continue their fight to tear it down.

Bachelorette contestant Michael reveals hidden side

Runner-up on The Bachelorette, Michael Turnbull, talks about his property and business interests and the truth behind his soccer background.