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Brisbane woman in Paris tells how Twitter guided rattled Parisians to hide in homes

Tony Moore French student Zoe deBuse has told her Brisbane family how Parisians used the Twitter hashtag #porteouverte to let people know they could safely hide in their Paris homes after Friday's shock...

Four teens arrested after bottles thrown at 18th birthday

Tony Moore Four teenagers have been arrested by police after an 18th birthday party at Molendinar on the Gold Coast got out of control on Saturday night.

Police reject request for extra police at Gold Coast University Hospital

Member for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates.

Tony Moore Gold Coast Police have refused a request from a Gold Coast MP to put a police beat at a local hospital which is "closed down" 62 times each month for "Code Black" security alerts.

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Could the Gold Coast steal Brisbane's big rock gigs?

Metricon Stadium Foo Fighters concert in 2011

Tony Moore Gold Coast's Metricon Stadium has put its case to host more major concerts after crowds expressed frustration at transport arrangements for this week's AC/DC concerts at the Queensland Sports and...

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Qld's second major syphilis outbreak among Brisbane's gay community: expert

Queensland's second syphilis outbreak is emerging among Brisbane's gay community and expert says.

Tony Moore A second major syphilis outbreak in Queensland is happening in Brisbane's gay community because people are shifting away using from condoms, a respected sexual health expert said.

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Chinese property giant launches 600-apartment complex for South Brisbane

An artist's impression of  Brisbane 1, South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has approved a new 30-storey apartment complex in South Brisbane called Brisbane 1 despite separate, stalled negotiations between state and local governments on the future...

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Queensland's worst outbreak of syphilis in 30 years rampant in state's north

Diagnosis: Queensland's worst outbreak of syphilis in 30 years has spread across northern Queensland with 500 new cases since 2010.

Tony Moore Queensland's worst outbreak in syphilis in 30 years has broken out across northern Queensland with 500 new cases since 2010.

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Give Syrian refugees work experience to help them build a new home

Sudanese refugee Apande Gong says it is important to give Syrian refugees work experience.

Tony Moore Former refugee Apande Gong from war-torn South Sudan is the public face of a new Queensland campaign to find 500 work-experience places for the 3500 Syrian refugees soon to arrive in Brisbane.

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Man in hospital after emergency plane landing on roadway near Townsville


Tony Moore Man in his 60s makes emergency plane landing on dirt road near Townsville's Saunders Beach.

CityCat company facing serious sexual taunts, under-staffing questions

A CityCat ferry.

Tony Moore Brisbane's CityCat operator under mounting pressure after evidence emerged a female deckhand was sexually threatened in March, it had run CityCats with one deckhand on busy Friday nights until April...

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Brisbane transport: CityCats run with fewer crew members than ratepayers pay for

Unions claim Transdev is running some CityCat services with only two staff: a ship's master and one crew member.

Tony Moore An industrial flashpoint is looming over staffing on Brisbane's CityCat fleet with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk confirming Brisbane City Council pays the company which runs its CityCat fleet for three...

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Alcohol consumption to be allowed in Roma Street Parklands

Drinking alcohol will be allowed in Roma Street Parklands

Tony Moore Brisbane's popular Roma Street Parklands will today join South Bank Parklands as the second Brisbane City Council park where you can legally have an alcoholic drink.

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Serious staffing questions asked over Brisbane's CityCat service

Union claims too many CityCats are operating with only two staff

Tony Moore Unions claim Brisbane's CityCats are being run at "minimum staff levels" to save money and will stage a protest on Tuesday morning that could mean 16,000 commuters don't pay CityCat or ferry fares.

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New surgical techniques for treating stroke outlined at Gold Coast conference

Dr Hal Rice from Gold Coast University Hospital operates on a stroke victim in new neurosurgery outlined on Gold Coast.

Tony Moore Innovative surgery treating stroke symptoms "from the inside the brain" without having to operate through the skull is being outlined to 1000 of the world's leading brain surgeons on the Gold Coast.

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Gold Coast surf breaks could be colour-coded to sort beginners from pros

Stephanie Gilmore

Tony Moore Gold Coast surf breaks could be colour-coded like snow runs to let people know the complexity of the surf conditions.

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Queensland pushes off Victoria as Oz film production capital

Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean.

Tony Moore Queensland is firmly elbowing its way "centre stage" as Australia's emerging screen capital, with Johnny Depp's cheeky pirate smile sailing that treasure northwards.

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Two new 'early warnings' from Seqwater when water released from dams

A resident cleans up debris after flooding hit Bundaberg.

Tony Moore Flood-sensitive Queenslanders are still not receiving consistent accurate information about when water is released from Queensland dams, a government report released on Thursday finds.

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Brisbane protest questions Wilson role in Manus, Nauru detention centre security

Refugee protests in Ann Street Wilson Parking

Tony Moore The giant Wilson Group was targeted by protesters in Brisbane on Friday for its part in controversial practices at refugee processing camps off the Australian coast.

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From Jupiters to the Star and beyond: Gold Coast's casino turns 30

Tom Jones, one of the big performers at Jupiters Casino

Tony Moore The heart of Jupiters Casino has always had one eye on Hollywood and the other shifting among music's biggest and most commercially popular names.

Time for mature debate on increasing the GST: Springborg

Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg.

Tony Moore Queensland's Opposition leader Lawrence Springborg said it was time for a "mature debate" about the need to increase the goods and services tax from the existing 10 per cent.

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