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Mayor rejects Gold Coast is 'anti-Islamic' after vote against mosque

Tony Moore Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate says he has no fears the tourist strip will be viewed as "anti-Islamic", after Gold Coast City Council on Tuesday rejected an application to build the city's third mosque at...

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.

NBN could save Telehealth Program for rural Queenslanders

Amy Remeikis The government's Telehealth Program, which connects people in the bush to doctors in the city, is being hampered by poor internet speeds.

Riverwalk opening under threat

Kim Stephens A contractual dispute between John Holland and City Hall is threatening to derail this Sunday's opening of Brisbane's Riverwalk.

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

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

Man critically injured in Gold Coast assault

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Cameron Atfield A Gold Coast man has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition following an apparent assault at Southport on Tuesday afternoon.

Gold Coast mosque rejection 'common sense'

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

Tony Moore Residents 'ecstatic' at Gold Coast City Council's rejection of a proposal for an Islamic mosque.

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Stradbroke Island death not likely suspicious: police

Police at the scene where a man's body washed up on South Stradbroke Island.

Kristian Silva Police investigating the death of a man whose body was found on South Stradbroke Island say the case appears not to be suspicious.

Brisbane weather: Chance of afternoon thunderstorms

Storms could bring rain and damaging wind gusts to Brisbane this afternoon.

Kristian Silva Brisbane could be hit by thunderstorms on Tuesday afternoon, with up to 15 millimetres tipped to fall around the city.

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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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Rapist Robert John Fardon back in court

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A court hearing to determine the fate of notorious Queensland rapist Robert John Fardon is due to begin on Tuesday.

Win a holiday to Darwin in the 10-day challenge, Day 6

The new challenge for today is to come up with a headline about Darwin.

Architects' bid to save QPAC from 30-storey towers

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, part of the Queensland Cultural Precinct.

Tony Moore Queensland architects want QPAC to be heritage-listed before the state government pushes ahead with plans to build two 30-storey towers on the landmark site.

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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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Storm in a thunderbox: The great battle for Wandoan's dunny

Last dunny.

Kim Stephens A summer Queensland storm tore down a public toilet block and exposed a little town's big love for its loos.

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Great Barrier Reef plan 'like saving a sinking ship with a thimble'

Conservationists worry the Great Barrier Reef management plan is too little, too late.

Amy Remeikis Conservationists already doubting 35-year plan will work.

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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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Charges laid after 100 people involved in Ipswich footy brawl

Police subdue a man after the league grand-final.

Kristian Silva, Natalie Bochenski About 100 people were involved in a brawl with police officers after an footy grand final in Ipswich turned sour on Sunday evening.