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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has warned that beheading executions, like that of American journalist James Foley, could happen here in Australia.
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.
'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)
Two inmates from a northern Queensland prison will front court accused of breaking out and spending four days on the run.
Nawie Asera, 19, and Elijah Tapim, 20, broke out of the Lotus Glen Prison Farm at Mareeba at the weekend.
After a by-election savaging, there are claims the Qld Premier could lose his own seat at the next poll.
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.
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.
With Cairns Tropical Pride taking over our northern neighbour this month, Andrew Shaw spoke to festival director Zelda Da about what we can expect.
Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 05:53 am
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