Hospitals

Legionella bacteria found at four more Queensland hospitals

Tony Moore Legionella bacteria has been found in low levels at four hospitals - Logan, Ipswich, Gold Coast and QEII - as the first of the new weekly testing for Queensland hospitals begins.

Seventeen injured as minibus rolls on Bruce Highway

Kristian Silva Seventeen people have been taken to hospital after a minibus crash in the state's north overnight.

Power out, roads cut in wake of Cyclone Ita

Power pole down at Cooktown.

Kristian Silva Thousands remain without power in far north Queensland.

Queensland Government seeks fiscal plan that holds water

Amy Remeikis ANALYSIS: They wanted to pay down the 'household' debt, but now the Queensland Government has floated the idea of building water holes.

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Doctor contracts dispute: Government takes off gloves

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Amy Remeikis Premier prepared to recruit overseas doctors to replace Queensland doctors who resign.

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Doctor contract dispute: Mass resignation avoided

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Amy Remeikis The state's senior doctors have talked their colleagues down from resigning en masse, urging negotiation remains their best tool.

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If resilience is the question, is music the answer?

The Rolling Stones Keith Richards.

Joanne Ruksenas, Griffith University We all “do music” – but to really reap the benefits we need to engage with music. Going through life with a passive backing track is not enough.

Brisbane paid parking plan irks residents

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Kim Stephens A residents group fighting the introduction of paid parking permits in 14 Brisbane suburbs has vowed to continue its battle, despite City Hall forging ahead with the plan.

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Redcliffe super clinic ready for patients

Amy Remeikis Redcliffe may finally have its GP ‘‘super clinic’’ - but health continues to dominate the peninsula’s byelection.

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Live Q&A with LNP Griffith candidate Bill Glasson

Bill Glasson

Live Q&A with LNP candidate for Griffith Dr Bill Glasson ahead of the byelection on February 8, 2014.

Mia, 6, killed in kangaroo crash

Mia Quinnell

Marissa Calligeros Six-year-old Mia Quinnell was fast asleep in the back seat as her family drove home, down Queensland’s Toowoomba Range, in the early hours of Sunday.

Using new hospital toolies to help Gold Coast schoolies

A Christian volunteer organisation called the Red Frogs who help 
look after schoolies.

Bella Counihan, The Conversation For the first time, Gold Coast hospitals are preparing for schoolies using technology to predict when drunk and injured teens will need help.

Patients die from infection in Brisbane

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Two patients have died from a bacterial outbreak at a Brisbane private hospital.

What can happen when a man gets a nail gun for Christmas

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Kathryn Foran A nail gun for Christmas? What could possibly go wrong.

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Boy, 4, dies from septic shock

Streptococcal

Marissa Calligeros Death prompts warning about Group A Streptococcal disease.

French backpacker charged over fatal crash

Marissa Calligeros French backpacker charged over car crash that killed fellow traveller and seriously injured two others in southeast Queensland’s Granite Belt this week.

Coroner probes child’s death

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The Queensland Coroner will investigate the death of a nine-year-old Gold Coast boy, who died at home not long after being discharged from hospital.

Legionella testing expensive and lengthy, minister warns

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Katherine Feeney Testing for legionella bacteria at hundreds of hospitals across Queensland could take a long time, and cost a lot of money Health Minister Lawrence Springborg told reporters as he moved to dampen...

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Abandoned baby: mother won't be charged

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Police have identified the mother of a baby abandoned on the doorstep of a Logan home on Saturday.

Bright future for scientific trailblazers on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast 2018

Simon Holt It's 2018. It's a typical warm Gold Coast day, slightly overcast, waves rolling in to meet golden beaches which exist thanks to tens of millions of dollars spent by Gold Coast City over the past five...