Law change aimed at Wicked Campers

Amy Remeikis 12:00 AM   The Queensland Government is being asked to include gender vilification under its anti-discrimination laws in an attempt to force Wicked Campers to remove offensive slogans.


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Queensland's bravest everyday heroes win awards

Senior Constable Amit Singh and Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Kristian Silva 6:50 PM   Eighteen Queenslanders have been recognised for acts of bravery, with many risking their lives to try to save others.

Wall was man made: Grantham flood inquiry

Stills of video footage of Grantham after the floods.

Nathan Paull 6:38 PM   A former quarry owner has conceded an embankment wall blamed for contributing to the deadly 2011 Grantham flood was probably man made.

Don't call me banshee: Shannon Fentiman

Shannon Fentiman speaks during Question Time.

Shannon Fentiman 6:10 PM   Quotas needed to boost female representation in politics.

Police officer stood down over misconduct allegations

A Queensland police officer has been stood down after allegations of misconduct.

Natalie Bochenski 6:09 PM   Queensland Police have stood down a Senior Sergeant from the South Eastern Region over allegations of misconduct. 

Goodes 'unAustralian' says former Roar goalkeeper

Griffin McMaster apologised for any offence his tweets may have caused.

Cameron Atfield 6:02 PM   Former Brisbane Roar goalkeeper Griffin McMaster has weighed into the Adam Goodes racism controversy by suggesting the dual Brownlow medallist and former Australian of the Year should be deported.

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Personal trainer charged after client overdose

A personal trainer has been charged after a painkilling drug overdose on the Gold Coast.

Natalie Bochenski 5:00 PM   A Gold Coast personal trainer has been charged with possessing dangerous drugs after the death of a client due to a painkilling drug earlier this year.

Rat, roaches, but council happy with restaurant hygiene overall

A dead rat and some cockroaches found in the Subway Chermside Westfield kitchen.

Cameron Atfield 3:51 PM   Cockroaches, a decaying rat in a Subway kitchen and a very-much-alive cousin in a Chinese restaurant were some of the more disgusting finds made by Brisbane City Council officers in the past financial year.

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Darren and Phillip: Brisbane's staffy superstars

Brisbane staffordshire terriers Darren and Phillip.

Natalie Bochenski 3:34 PM   Meet Darren and Phillip, Instagram's hottest home-grown four-legged stars.

Brisbane novels tells of Italian migrants calling Australia home

Despite the schoolyard bullying and his lack of English, little Mauro grew to love Australia and Brisbane.

Madison Scott 2:38 PM   The daughter of one of the earliest Italian migrants to northern Brisbane suburb Stafford has been inspired by her family's story to write a debut novel.

We can increase Cabinet without breaking promise - Trad

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad.

Amy Remeikis 1:22 PM   Increasing the size of the Palaszczuk Government Cabinet would not be breaking an election promise, Jackie Trad said - if it can work out a way to make it "cost neutral".

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Rousey a chance for Australian bout

Ronda Rousey has given her strongest indication that she could be headed for Melbourne in November.

Liam Ducey 1:22 PM   Ronda Rousey says she'd love to be part of UFC 193 in Melbourne.

Mt Isa blast mother 'devastated'

An image shot from a drone shows the remains of a caravan that exploded in the Mount Isa suburb of Mornington, killing Charlie Hinder, 39, along with his children Nyobi, 7, and River, 4.

Jorge Branco 1:03 PM   Police won't rule out possibility of murder-suicide.

Qld's newest cub in time for Global Tiger Day

Dreamworld's new arrival, a tiny tiger cub.

12:09 PM   A tiger cub has been born at a Gold Coast theme park - and the timing is purr-fect.

Spacecraft sparked fears of collision

An artist impression of the Mars 96 probe, which alarmed authorities in Brisbane in 1996.

Jorge Branco 11:40 AM   Radioactive craft thought to be on course for Queensland in 1996. But the public knew nothing of it.

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Ride sharing

Uber needs national response: Qld premier

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says a "level playing field" must be created for Uber and taxis.

Amy Remeikis 11:25 AM   Rride-sharing app's impact on taxis "not fair" says Palaszczuk.

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Police bust ice and heroin trafficking ring

Police found ice and heroin worth more than $500,000.

Natalie Bochenski 11:15 AM   Four people have been charged under VLAD laws after Queensland police busted a drug syndicate running ice and heroin from Sydney to Brisbane.

More to women than hair and clothes

Minister for Women Shannon Fentiman says successful women are still dogged by trivial questions.

Amy Remeikis 9:11 AM   Minister says successful women still battling trivial attitudes.

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Stabbing victim rode bike to help

Police say a man rode a bike to help after being stabbed in Tweed Heads.

Jorge Branco 8:37 AM   Man rode across border before collapsing on Gold Coast.

Baden-Clay face of anti-violence push

Allison Baden-Clay was murdered in 2012.

7:42 AM   Murdered Brisbane mum to be face of new campaign to stem family violence.

Second winter cyclone may form

The Bureau of Meteorology says the second cyclone of the winter may form off Queensland.

7:11 AM   Bureau says there could be a repeat of Cyclone Raquel.

Teen girl stabbed in home invasion

Paramedics took a teenager to hospital after she was stabbed north of Brisbane.

Jorge Branco 7:06 AM   Girl, 16, in hospital after attack north of Brisbane.

Kidnap victim stuffed in bin: police

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Jorge Branco 6:54 AM   Two men charged after man taken from home east of Brisbane.

'Fake' nurse faces WA legal action

Nicholas William Crawford is accused of faking nursing qualifications to work in the remote Queensland town of Aurukun.

6:39 AM   Man already facing more than 100 charges in Queensland.

SEQ's futuristic 'inland freight port' takes first steps

A massive new inland port and industrial precinct is expected to house up to 15,000 jobs.

Tony Moore 10:36 PM   Southeast Queensland's futuristic  "inland port" – straddling the interstate rail line between Brisbane and Melbourne ports – and allowing 15000 hectares for future industry – is about to become a reality.

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Mount Isa caravan explosion: Investigators face huge task

River, Charlie and Nyobi Hinder at a Christmas function in 2013.

Kristian Silva 12:00 AM   Authorities investigating how a caravan exploded in Mount Isa, killing three people inside, face a huge task in piecing together what happened, a criminologist says.

ACL says school anti-bullying program 'encouraging cross dressing'

Education Minister Kate Jones.

Amy Remeikis 12:00 AM   The Australian Christian Lobby is demanding the Queensland Government cease supporting a school based anti-bullying program for gay, intersex and gender diverse children.

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Morrison and Washington make sweet music in jazz concert

Megan Washington and James Morrison pair up for the Queensland Music Festival.

Roxanne Jeynes   Jazz master James Morrison said he played "musical Cupid" to set up one of the highlights of this year's Queensland Music Festival.

Brisbane MP Teresa Gambaro sees off LNP preselection challenge

Teresa Gambaro has seen off an LNP preselection challenge for her seat of Brisbane.

Cameron Atfield   Prime Minister Tony Abbott has come to the rescue of one of his harshest critics, preventing a preselection challenge to Brisbane MP Teresa Gambaro almost before it began.

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Detectives fly in to investigate Mount Isa Caravan explosion

River, Charlie and Nyobi Hinder at a Christmas function in 2013. All three were believed killed in a caravan explosion in Mt Isa.

Jorge Branco   In a community so used to explosions, this was something tragically different.


Caravan explosion 'so sad'

Police find "bits and pieces" of a Mount Isa caravan strewn across a wide area as they begin a "meticulous" investigation into what happened.

Firefighters saw 'tragic end' at Star Theatre

Two firefighters were killed in the Star Picture Theatre fire at Wynnum in 1959.

Russian satellite was on track to hit Queensland

President Bill Clinton issued a private warning in 1996 that an out-of-control Russian satellite was going to impact south east Queensland and it "could have been very nasty".

Caravan explosion a 'huge bang'

A caravan explosion which claimed three lives in Mount Isa "sounded like automatic weapon fire".

Premier expected election victory

Annastacia Palaszczuk tells the ABC's Q&A audience on Monday night the reason why she knew Labor would win the 2015 state election.

Truck driver 'four seconds' from death

A truck driver says he is "extremely lucky" after smashing head-on into a 4WD trailer in Far North Queensland. Nine News

Pilot 'diving' for passengers after crash

A plane crashes into a lake south of Airlie Beach on Sunday, as witnesses see people "falling out of the plane" before it sinks.

Police to roll out new speed cameras

Point to point speed cameras will be set up throughout Queensland, starting with Legacy Way tunnel, providing police with the "average speed" of cars over a set distance.

Tinkler in scuffle outside Brisbane pub

Mining magnate Nathan Tinkler lashes out at a photographer outside Kenmore Tavern in Brisbane's west on Wednesday night.

How Brisbane lost its trams

The Paddington Tram Depot fire in 1962 saw 67 trams destroyed in a "terrifying" blaze which triggered the downfall of Brisbane's tram system.

Night Noodle Markets return to Brisbane

The Brisbane Times Night Noodle Markets begin at South Bank on Wednesday night, with 300,000 people expected to attend.

Queens Wharf the 'heart' of Brisbane

A fly-through shows the parkland, riverfront nightlife, hotels, skydeck and bridge to South Bank which will feature in a new development.

Ski paddler attacked by shark

A Gold Coast ski paddler felt a "crunch" and saw a shark "having a wrestle" with his ski on Monday.

Clive Palmer filmed driving with iPad

A motorist is "stunned" as he films Clive Palmer driving in his Rolls Royce while holding a device resembling a phone or small iPad. Seven News