Roads

Power out, roads cut in wake of Cyclone Ita

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

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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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Cyclone Ita clean-up: Trio charged with looting in Ingham

Cooktown's West Coast Hotel shows the effects of Cyclone Ita.

Cameron Atfield Boys have been charged with looting after they allegedly burgled a flood-affected business in Ingham.

Tourist operators lament Cyclone Ita, urge visitors 'please come back'

a devastated plantation in Hope Vale, 70 kilometres north of Cooktown.

Kristian Silva “A day later, beautiful sunshine, people have smiles on their faces and you think, 'what the hell was that about?'”

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Cyclone Ita: worst-hit areas could go weeks without power

Kristian Silva More than 6000 homes and businesses remain without power in the far north as Cyclone Ita begins to move away from the Queensland coast.

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Cyclone Ita: live coverage April 11 and 12, 2014

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Rolling coverage of Cyclone Ita as it hits the far north Queensland coast and the severe storm's aftermath.

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New party 'stands up for integrity'

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Amy Remeikis The creator of the No Tolls, No Sell-Offs party believes his party’s message has tapped into an electorate looking for an alternative.

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Legacy Way toll to remain a mystery

Construction work underway on the Legacy Way tunnel.

Tony Moore It will be another 12 months before Brisbane motorists learn exactly how much they will pay to use Brisbane's $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel between Toowong and the Inner City Bypass.

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Queensland Government seeks fiscal plan that holds water

Amy Remeikis ANALYSIS: They wanted to pay down the 'household' debt, but now the Queensland Government has floated the idea of building water holes.

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Ratepayers won't fund cycling campaign

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Kim Stephens Push to have cycling safety campaign funded in budget has been rejected by council's LNP majority.

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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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A metre matters to tune of $330

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Marissa Calligeros Motorists caught driving within a metre of cyclists will be fined and lose three demerit points.

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Missing German tourist survived Queensland outback ordeal by 'eating flies'

German backpacker Daniel Dudzisz.

Kristian Silva A German tourist missing for almost three weeks in the Queensland outback has survived the ordeal by eating flies.

Two rescued from roof of 4WD in floods

Marissa Calligeros Two people have been plucked from the roof of a four-wheel-drive after that was swamped by floodwaters.

Treasurer to discuss 'family' finances with state

Amy Remeikis Tim Nicholls to begin travelling around state, talking the state’s “black cloud” of debt and what to do about it.

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Brisbane cleaning up after heavy rain, flash flooding

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Kristian Silva More rain is tipped for Brisbane over the next five days, after the city copped a soaking and suffered flash floods on Thursday.

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Teen charged over double stabbing in Toowoomba

Toowoomba crime scene

Kristian Silva A male juvenile is in police custody after the fatal stabbing of two people in a residential Toowoomba street.

Cyclists to get a metre clearance within months

Cyclists will have more breathing space on Queensland roads within months.

Amy Remeikis Queensland motorists will be forced to give cyclists at least one metre clearance when passing as soon as April.

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Live Q&A with LNP Griffith candidate Bill Glasson

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Live Q&A with LNP candidate for Griffith Dr Bill Glasson ahead of the byelection on February 8, 2014.