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Female prisoner dies in Brisbane prison
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Female prisoner dies in Brisbane prison

The woman was found by staff in the early hours of Thursday morning.

  • by Lucy Stone

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Subterranean cameras reveal what is blocking Brisbane's sewers
Brisbane

Subterranean cameras reveal what is blocking Brisbane's sewers

Queensland Urban Utilities has released footage showing the extent of blockages by tree roots, with some so significant they block the entire passage.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Ipswich administrator invited to join exclusive mayors' club
Graham Quirk

Ipswich administrator invited to join exclusive mayors' club

Brisbane lord mayor Graham Quirk will invite Ipswich City Council administrator Greg Chemello to join the Council of Mayors to ensure residents are heard.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Maori man given 'black guy repellent' takes Queensland employer to court
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Industrial relations

Maori man given 'black guy repellent' takes Queensland employer to court

A Queensland man has taken his employer to court claiming racial vilification after being given 'black guy repellent' instead of sunscreen.

  • by Lucy Stone
Koala stops Queensland Police officer's morning commute
Queensland Police

Koala stops Queensland Police officer's morning commute

Passing cars and flashing lights did not deter a koala from resting in the middle of a south-east Queensland road. A passing police officer told the animal to move on.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Police looking for man reported to have jumped into water

Police looking for man reported to have jumped into water

A man was seen jumping off a bridge and into the water in Moreton Bay early Monday morning.

  • by Ruth McCosker
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Queensland's investment in planned projects is the highest in the nation
Infrastructure

Queensland's investment in planned projects is the highest in the nation

About $130 billion worth of projects are planned for Queensland, but only $40 billion of these are under construction or committed, says Deloitte.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Person dead after fiery crash

Person dead after fiery crash

At about 2.15am, the car left the road, hit a tree and caught alight in a Gold Coast suburb.

  • by Ruth McCosker
It's winter, so fatberg season is here
Brisbane

It's winter, so fatberg season is here

Fat, wet wipes, condoms and nappies are clogging Brisbane's sewers, and the blockages build up faster in winter.

  • by Ruth McCosker
A chance meeting led to a $70,000 donation to an Australian swim team
Brisbane

A chance meeting led to a $70,000 donation to an Australian swim team

A group of swimmers with down syndrome wanting to travel to an international competition without government support or sponsorship received a $70,000 donation from a man they didn't know.

  • by Ruth McCosker
New postal centre proposed to meet Queensland's online shopping demand
Ipswich

New postal centre proposed to meet Queensland's online shopping demand

A $200 million parcel sorting facility that can handle up to 40,000 parcels an hour has been proposed for south-east Queensland.

  • by Ruth McCosker