3 hrs ago
Douglas Shire to gauge need for tougher croc removal scheme
A far north Queensland mayor says calls for a tougher crocodile removal scheme in the Port Douglas area will be discussed at a community information session this afternoon.
7 hrs ago
Key witness in Queensland murder case told how he went back to his...
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11 hrs ago
Alleged Qld prison escapees charged
Two inmates from a northern Queensland prison will front court accused of breaking out and spending four days on the run.
15 hrs ago
Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route - via Gove
Cairns Airport welcomed on 18 August Airnorth's inaugural flight from Darwin, operated via Gove, with a special ceremony, including a cake in the terminal.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Evidence mounts in Mt Isa couple's murder trial
A KEY witness in a double murder trial has described seeing a distressed woman pushed out of a van onto concrete and told repeatedly to "shut up".
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Mareeba prison escapees still on the run
Nawie Asera, 19, and Elijah Tapim, 20, broke out of the Lotus Glen Prison Farm at Mareeba at the weekend.
Merimbula News Weekly
Lonely Planet labels Merimbula's CBD 'unappealing'
Merimbula has made it into the Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia guide book and in Lonely Planet's inimitable style the town centre has been labelled "rather unappealing".
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Northern Australia: Renewed push to seal inland north Queensland highway
The Federal Government's determination to develop northern Australia has raised hopes for improving the condition of a major inland route through Queensland.
Newman clinging to lead in poll
After a by-election savaging, there are claims the Qld Premier could lose his own seat at the next poll.
Sydney Morning Herald
'I'll beat you to a pulp'
Shortly after 11 am last Friday, Noel Pearson, chairman of the Cape York Group and a nationally prominent Aboriginal leader, walked into the newsroom of The Sydney Morning Herald and approached a senior editor.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Newman health test failing voters
Premier Campbell Newman and Health Minister Lawrence Springborg say the data shows a tangible improvement in health since the LNP took office, but the latest poll shows voters disagree.
Jail trio on the run after escape
UPDATE: Two months' worth of rain has fallen in just 24 hours across parts of southeast Queensland, with Gold Coast residents among the hardest hit.
Illicit synthetic drugs a deadly habit
SYNTHETIC drug tzars are cashing in on the lucrative illicit black market trade in Queensland, turning over tens of millions of dollars a year.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Cairns Tropical Pride Festival 2014
With Cairns Tropical Pride taking over our northern neighbour this month, Andrew Shaw spoke to festival director Zelda Da about what we can expect.
Sydney Morning Herald
Inglis untouchable as Souths run riot
Greg Inglis turned on an awesome display of power and skill to help assert South Sydney's position as premiership favourites with their fourth win in 17 days.
Heart attack capital of Queensland
A MAN has been charged with arson and entering with intent after a house was broken into and set alight south of Brisbane.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Cairns is heart disease capital of Queensland, report shows
The national report found 26 per cent of Australians living outside capital cities developed the disease, compared to about one in five in metropolitan areas.
Aussie bush dwellers are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, research shows
Australian bush dwellers are 26 percent more likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than those living in major cities, research shows.
Grandma arrest prompts cops' apology
THE government has opened up 4000 refugee places under a special program to help Christians threatened by a potential genocide.