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Newman confident Queensland will lead the way with Safe Night strategy

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman said he was "very confident" that the other states will soon be looking to the "Queensland model" to address their alcohol and drug fuelled violence problems, saying he didn't...

Seeney takes Crown and hands over dunce cap

Queensland deputy leader Jeff Seeney.

Amy Remeikis With the government so focussed on staying on-message, it has been a while since deputy premier Jeff Seeney has been allowed to let loose.

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Japan's former PM tells of Tokyo evacuation risk after Fukushima

Tony Moore Naoto Kan was Japan's prime minister at the time of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 and he is in Brisbane today to persuade Queenslanders against nuclear power and nuclear exports.

Historic engine room to become Teneriffe's latest cafe

A small, heritage listed building in Teneriffe will be converted into Brisbane's latest riverside restaurant.

Kim Stephens A small piece of Brisbane history is about to get a thoroughly modern makeover.

The bunnies are back for the Brisbane Festival

Natalie Bochenski The Brisbane Festival countdown is on in earnest, with the reappearance of one of last year's most popular features.

Queensland Government unable to put figure on PR costs

Amy Remeikis Those behind the scenes were once again front and centre in the Queensland Parliament, with the government unable to say how much it is paying consultants to help it sell its privatisation plan.

Queensland AIDS Council running out of testing kits

The Queensland AIDS Council says it is running out of free HIV testing kits.

Cameron Atfield Inner-city health service says Newman government is withholding free HIV testing kits.

National Union of Workers members to have direct say in Labor leadership

Cameron Atfield The members of at least one union will get a direct say in who will lead the Queensland Labor Party in State Parliament after the ALP state council ratified new leadership rules on the weekend.

Vaughan Johnson says many foreign drivers have "no understanding"

Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson often speaks passionately on road safety.

Amy Remeikis It has been 1750 days between rants, but the Member for Gregory, Vaughan Johnson, will not be silenced on foreign drivers while speaking on transport legislation.

Coronial inquest to examine Slacks Creek house fire that killed 11 people

A coronial inquest into Australia's worst house fire will consider whether all properties should have smoke alarms fitted when sold.

Movie stars turn out for People's Day at the Ekka

Jacob Tippo eats fairy floss at the Ekka.

Natalie Bochenski Brisbane has turned on brilliant blue skies for People’s Day at the Ekka, with organisers hoping 60,000 people will be lured out for what is traditionally the show’s biggest day.

I'm a 'servant of the people': Campbell Newman

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis Campbell Newman said he was a "servant of the people", as he effectively dodged and weaved anything the opposition threw at him during his morning's estimates hearings session.

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Queensland tourism campaign highlights what people like about Sydney

Brisbane Airport.

Amy Remeikis Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey has been asked to explain why a Brisbane advertising campaign seemingly promotes Sydney.

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People power saves Dutton Park train station

A Brisbane train station.

Tony Moore Station escapes axe in 5 billion underground Bus and Train project.

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Queensland weather: People, dogs plucked from water

A man was rescued from this car in Gympie.

Kristian Silva Five people and two dogs rescued as Gold Coast receiving more than 300mm of rain.

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Five people killed in light plane crash in Queensland

Plane crash in Caboolture.

Eamonn Duff, Anne Tarasov, Rory Callinan Four men and a woman were killed on Saturday in a fiery plane crash at a Queensland airfield.

French student's murder: police spend night interviewing people near crime scene

CCTV footage of Sophie Collombet before her death.

Kristian Silva Murdered French student Sophie Collombet turned down the offer of a lift home on the night she was killed in a South Brisbane park.

Chloe Campbell case: Police take DNA samples from more than 20 people

Chloe Campbell

Marissa Calligeros Police have taken DNA samples from more than 20 people as they investigate the unusual kidnapping of Queensland toddler Chloe Campbell.

Boat capsizes in Moreton Bay, 6 people stranded

Marissa Calligeros Six people have been rescued from an upturned boat in Moreton Bay, off Brisbane.

Girl, 2, abducted from home by four people

The two-year-old girl taken from a Willowbank home.

Kim Stephens Police are searching for a two-year-old girl taken from her Willowbank home.