Maryborough

Koala clings to car for 88km after hit near Maryborough

Koala

He might be Australia's toughest koala or perhaps he's the luckiest.

Fake lawyer letters used to sneak drugs into Qld prisons

The Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre and the Maryborough Correctional Centre were at the heart of investigations.

Kristian Silva Drug smugglers allegedly used fake letters from lawyers to sneak drugs into two Queensland prisons, police claim.

Large croc seen near Maryborough

Crocodile.

A large crocodile has been spotted in a Queensland river near Maryborough, in the first ever confirmed sighting that far south.

Prisoners arrested in drug raids targeting Mongols and Bandidos

Kristian Silva Prisoners linked to Bandidos and Mongols caught up in smuggling syndicate, police say.

Clive Palmer's wife Anna not chosen as candidate

Clive Palmer and wife Anna on the hustings during the Queensland election campaign.

Clive Palmer's wife has been overlooked by her husband's party in favour of a local businessman.

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No nixing Dorothy Dixers in Queensland Parliament

Amy Remeikis Neither the Queensland government nor the Opposition keen to see change on wasteful Dorothy Dixers.

Pedestrians killed

Two pedestrians have died after being hit by vehicles in Queensland.

Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.

Brisbane Live: Monday September 1, 2014

Brisbane Live

Welcome to the revamped Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

Ekka lifts spirits for drought-stricken farmers doing it tough

Rodney and Karen Johannesen at the Ekka with their Grand Champion cow Geisha, and her baby female calf Kapai.

Natalie Bochenski Rodney Johannesen has taken a few knocks over the past few years.

Queensland's toughest koala returns to the wild

Timberwolf survived an hour clinging to a car grille after being hit on the Bruce Highway.

Kim Stephens Timberwolf, the koala who clung to a car grill for nearly 90 kilometres last month and received nothing more than a torn fingernail, has returned to the wild.

Police officer begs drivers to take care on roads

A crash on Queensland's New England Highway, west of Brisbane, on August 19, 2014.

Teagan West “I ask you - no I beg you - say no to the choices that cause the traffic crashes," officer writes.

Would you pay $20 for this freak Pizza Shape?

Veteran Arnott's Pizza Shapes eater Russell Waldock is selling a "conjoined'' biscuit discovered while sharing a packet with his dog Shadow

Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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No plans to change Queensland gay panic defence

Justice

Amy Remeikis The Homosexual Advance Defence, commonly known as 'gay panic', can still be used in Queensland courts, with the government confirming it has no plans to change the state's provocation laws.

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Koala survives rough ride on car grille

Timberwolf survived an hour clinging to a car grille after being hit on the Bruce Highway.

Natalie Bochenski "Very lucky" four-year-old male survives hour clinging to the grille of a car as it speeds down the Bruce Highway.

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Plan to double regional Queensland's population by 2044

The Queensland Plan includes an aim to double the population of the state's regional areas by 2044.

Kim Stephens Queenslanders want to move to the state's regional centres, according to Premier Campbell Newman, who has set the ambitious target of doubling the population of the regions by 2044.

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Police make state's first bitcoin arrest

bitcoin

Kristian Silva Queensland Police have made what is believed to be the state’s first bitcoin-related arrest.

Thief caught by cameras he installed

Balancing deals with consumer rights: the ACCC is on Spreets' case.

Dominah Devadas | Man jailed for 12 months for breaking into jewellery store.

Qld flatmate stabbings baffle experts

The scale of justice.

Stephen Johnson A Queensland man was suffering a psychotic episode when he stabbed a sleeping flatmate before calling police, a court has heard.