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Virus discovery offers new means of controlling Queensland's cane toad

Virus discovery offers new means of controlling Queensland's cane toad

Cane toad DNA holds the key to its destruction, scientists say.

  • by Alison Brown

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Law to address one of the 'great dark sins of our time'
Child abuse

Law to address one of the 'great dark sins of our time'

Queensland survivors of institutional child abuse will be able to access compensation and counselling.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Strawberry copycats are wasting police time, says Queensland Premier
Food safety

Strawberry copycats are wasting police time, says Queensland Premier

Copycat strawberry tampering has been denounced as worse than the original crime, as the federal government matches a $1 million assistance package.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Spike in cases of life-threatening lung disease in workers
Healthcare

Spike in cases of life-threatening lung disease in workers

Six compensation claims have been made for terminal cases of a workplace disease following a spike in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Signatures on a petition opposing abortion reform repeated up to eight times
Abortion

Signatures on a petition opposing abortion reform repeated up to eight times

A petition opposing proposed changes to Queensland's abortion laws is being examined after accusations some details may be fraudulent.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Disturbing gap identified in Queensland's revenge porn legislation

Disturbing gap identified in Queensland's revenge porn legislation

Sickening cases of abuse have been detailed during a hearing into proposed revenge porn laws in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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Queensland strengthens child sex offender laws
Child safety

Queensland strengthens child sex offender laws

Serious child sex offenders will be monitored for the rest of their lives under a strict new regime to be introduced by the Queensland government.

  • by Stuart Layt
Queensland man denies encouraging his wife's suicide
Queensland courts

Queensland man denies encouraging his wife's suicide

The 69-year-old husband pleads not guilty to aiding in the suicide of his wife and counselling her to do so on the Gold Coast in 2014.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Trade partners turn to states: Palaszczuk
Trade

Trade partners turn to states: Palaszczuk

Australia's trading partners will become increasingly reliant on state governments to avoid the turbulence playing out in the ranks of the country's leadership, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Miracle escape for man in 40s after gyrocopter crashes
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Air accident

Miracle escape for man in 40s after gyrocopter crashes

Man taken to hospital in stable condition with minor head injury.

  • by Alison Brown
Moreton Bay council secretly helped mayor’s donor win $20 million deal
Investigation
Queensland councils

Moreton Bay council secretly helped mayor’s donor win $20 million deal

Australia’s third-largest local government handed outsourced council work to one of the mayor’s political donors without a tender. Now, council insiders are raising questions about how the original deal was reached and whether some councillors were left in the dark.

  • by Mark Solomons