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Stuckey's tourism second verse same as the first

Amy Remeikis The state's tourism sector has grown by $3.5 billion in the past three years and created an extra 27,000 jobs, Jann Stuckey said on Tuesday. Sound familiar? It should.

Cyclists blast council over magpie advice

Eveline Fielding Queensland's peak cycling body has criticised Brisbane City Council's advice for dealing with swooping magpies, saying it could be more dangerous than the birds themselves.

Potato, potartoh - government plan 'the sale you have when you're not having a sale'

Amy Remeikis The government's plan to privatise the electricity network through long-term leases will have no benefit for consumers according to one of the state's leading economists.

Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

Myer Centre businesses among food hall of shame

A picture taken by food safety investigators at Bulimba's Sushi Station.

Kim Stephens Rats, mice and cockroaches in the kitchen – it's the stuff of nightmares for a public with an insatiable appetite for dining out

Larna Watmough avoids jail for senior bus abuse

Two girls are caught on film attacking a half-blind man on a Gold Coast bus.

Ed Jackson A Gold Coast woman who abused and assaulted an elderly man on a bus has narrowly avoided jail but been slammed as "deplorable" by a magistrate and heckled outside court.

Queensland researcher warns of car hacking threat

Eveline Fielding The increasing computerisation of vehicles has left them open to attack from hackers, a Queensland researcher has warned.

Queensland researcher warns of car hacking threat

Computerised car KITT from the television series Knight Rider.

Eveline Fielding The increasing computerisation of vehicles has left them open to attack from hackers, a Queensland researcher has warned.

Ministers meeting World Heritage Committee

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.

Jamie McKinnell Queensland's environment minister hopes face-to-face meetings with World Heritage Committee figures will convince them the Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands.

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Court dismisses Clive Palmer's rail challenge

A court has dismissed Clive Palmer's challenge to a Queensland government decision to reject his company's rail line proposal.

Treasurer Tim Nicholls in power privatisation turnaround

The Queensland government is considering offering a long term lease on the poles and wires section of the state's electricity network.

Amy Remeikis Queensland will have a private electricity network if the Liberal National Party wins next year's election.

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Riverwalk opening under threat

A contractual dispute threatens to derail the reopening of Brisbane's Riverwalk this Sunday.

Kim Stephens UPDATE: Riverwalk remains on track to reopen on Sunday, Acting Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said on Wednesday.

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Man critical after Gold Coast fight

Kristian Silva A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a fight on the Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Queensland 'the safest place in the world': Campbell Newman

Premier Campbell Newman says Queensland is the safest holiday destination in the world.

Amy Remeikis Queensland has a new tool in its tourism selling point tool box – safety.

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Cofely and Thiess team up for Brisbane's green cooling system

Cold production unit. An example of the central cooling technology that could be bound for Brisbane.

Kim Stephens A trailblazing energy saving project that will dramatically slash Brisbane's carbon footprint is on its way to the CBD.

Gold Coast mosque application: Council taking legal advice

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore The application for a mosque at Currumbin Waters has been rejected by the Gold Coast City Council in a margin of 10 votes to five.

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Security to conduct train toilet searches as terror threat raised

Commuters are no longer allowed to used bins at Brisbane train stations because of security concerns.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Rail staff will be required to check toilets on trains entering Brisbane city for suspicious items as it continues its response to the raised terror threat alert.

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Calming Islam fears difficult in current climate

Amy Remeikis Every Muslim in Australia should "stand up and condemn this horrible thing and they should be doing it all the time", says one of Brisbane's Islamic leaders, as tensions over the elevated terror...

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Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Generic depression.

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

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Bins banned as nation on high alert

Commuters are no longer allowed to used bins at Brisbane train stations because of security concerns.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Rail is stopping commuters from using bins at train stations, as it responds to the nation's elevated terror threat alert.

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