Roads

Two dead in separate road crashes

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Two men have died and a third remains in a serious condition in hospital after separate crashes on Queensland roads.

Two killed on Queensland roads

Qld police

Anne-Louise Brown Two people died after separate crashes on the state's roads.

Better service, but no express lanes yet for SEQ toll roads: new owner

TOLL ROAD.

Amy Remeikis The new owner of south east Queensland's major toll network hopes that over time “customers will see a better service”.

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Two dead, several injured on Queensland's roads

Kristian Silva Two people have died and several injured during a horror day on Queensland’s roads.

Power out, roads cut in wake of Cyclone Ita

Power pole down at Cooktown.

Kristian Silva Thousands remain without power in far north Queensland.

Ex-NRL player Anthony Watts banned from roads

Former NRL player Anthony Watts has been fined $400 and had his driver's licence suspended for a month.

Public transport suffering from investment in roads: report

Clem7.

Katherine Feeney Brisbane's public transport system has fallen behind its counterparts, according to a major national report that praises Perth and Sydney as models for best-practice.

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Premier Campbell Newman apologises for 'getting some things wrong'

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis Stafford has spoken - and Premier Campbell Newman said he had listened.

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Queensland fire 'may threaten homes'

Firefighters work to control large bushfire southwest of Gold Coast.

Who let the underdogs out?

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis The traditional pre-election battle – that for the status of underdog – is playing out in Stafford, with both major party candidates proclaiming they have a fight on their hands.

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Motorcyclist killed in collision with kangaroo

Qld police

Geoff Egan An Ipswich man was killed when his motorbike collided with a kangaroo on Sunday morning.

Opposition puts government on notice as LNP defends estimates scheduling

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis The majority of Hansard transcripts of this week’s estimates hearings will not be available until the end of next week.

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Couple dead after crash north of Brisbane

Qld police

Kristian Silva An elderly man and woman have died after a crash north of Brisbane on Tuesday morning.

Traffic major concern for Brisbane's newest suburb

Traffic congestion.

Tony Moore Traffic from a new north-south road connecting traffic from Upper Kedron and The Gap will be a major concern for Brisbane City Council from a massive new suburb to be built in Brisbane’s...

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New Brisbane suburb: More koalas to die on road

Koala deaths are expected to increase if plans for a major new suburb in Brisbane's west go ahead.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s new super-suburb between The Gap and Upper Kedron will increase “koala strike” on Mt Nebo Road, its own planning documents reveal.

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Scenic Rim rates up at least $35

Susie Cunningham Scenic Rim ratepayers will pay at least $35 more for their general rates from July 1 after council handed down its 2014-15 budget on Thursday.

Development

New $900m mega-suburb touted for Brisbane

A new $900m development is touted for The Gap.

Tony Moore More than 1350 homes are proposed a $900 million new suburb in 227 hectares of bushland right next to D’Aguilar National Park at The Gap.

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Premier Campbell Newman takes aim at 'vacuous' opposition leader and union 'grubs'

Dr Anthony Lynham and opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk have copped a blast from Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman has launched his most scathing attack on his political opponents to date, labelling the Opposition leader "hollow" and "vacuous" and accusing the Electrical Trades Union of...

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William Jolly Bridge closed after oil spill

The William Jolly Bridge.

Kristian Silva Outbound lanes of the William Jolly Bridge have re-opened, following a large oil spill that occurred early on Tuesday morning.

City2South like an oasis for desert racer Greg O'Meara

Jordan Wilson Sweat, heat and dehydration don’t sound appealing to many people, but for long-distance runners like Brisbane’s Greg O’Meara, life without them is unimaginable.