3 hrs ago
Bees back from the brink following flower drought
Members of the bee industry are reporting that hives are on the road to recovery following some rain in drought-affected areas.
7 hrs ago
Cup sparks passion
Tariq Sims represented Fiji in the World Cup and is now eagerly looking forward to the 2014 NRL season.
11 hrs ago
David Furner has Raiders in his sights as Cowboys' new assistant coach
It's still 88 days away, but axed Canberra Raiders coach David Furner has wasted no time joining North Queensland to prepare for a mouth-watering round one stoush with his old side.
15 hrs ago
Greenpeace ready for Abbot Pt action
Greenpeace program director Ben Pearson said the ship's crew would respond "appropriately" if Mr Hunt approves the expansion.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Memorial for Stuart State School
One of the six Queensland schools slated for closure, Stuart State School, held a memorial march in Townsville last night.
Police consider coroner's recommendation to discipline officer over fatal stabbing probe
Police say they are considering the findings of a coronial inquest into a woman's death in Townsville in north Queensland, having been criticised for the way they handled the initial investigation.
Tot's pain ignored
Father Dave Lancini blesses a memorial stone in honour of Mason Parker, who was murdered by his mother's former partner, Troy Reed.
Sick scammers pose as doctor
A TOWNSVILLE doctor has become the target of scammers who are using his name to contact patients and ask for money and face-to-face meetings.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Elderly pair held against will in break-in
AN elderly couple had to be rescued from their North Queensland home after an intruder allegedly held them against their will.
Nigella's ex-nanny: I saw no drugs
A BRISBANE woman who tracked down her birth family to uncover her medical history has discovered she has an extremely rare heart condition.
Killer sharks stalk our canals
THREE stunning Queenslanders are the next generation of models being groomed for the catwalk - who will be the next Miranda Kerr? SHARKS are stalking and bumping paddlers in southeast Queensland waterways, prompting a new warning from authorities ahead of the school holidays.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Celebration for peoples' hero
As crowds poured on to the streets near Nelson Mandela's home, walking arm-in-arm and singing songs celebrating his struggle against apartheid, the world united in honouring his passing.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Qld coroner recommends police inquiry after handing down open finding in Townsville woman's death
The Queensland coroner has recommended an internal inquiry into the police investigation into the death of a Townsville woman in the state's north, after handing down an open finding at the inquest.
Fresh rev up track
TOWNSVILLE'S V8 Supercar weekend will be revitalised next year, with improved seating and access, while the concert precinct will be moved to The Strand to showcase more of the city to television audiences around the world.
Call for boot camp alerts
RESIDENTS living near the North's super boot camp fear they have been left vulnerable to escapees, ahead of the first intake of juvenile criminals by the end of the year.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Palmer denies nickel refinery breaching environmental standards
Billionaire businessman Clive Palmer says the Queensland Government is lying about claims he has failed to address water accumulation issues at his Yabulu Nickel Refinery near Townsville in the state's north.
Concern deepens at jetty
Mission Beach boaties Nancy Lowe and Richard Giuliany say the government should cut its losses and not waste any more money on the new $3.3 million Clump Point jetty Photo John Andersen MISSION Beach's new jetty has been slammed as a $3.3 million white elephant because it is too short for boaties to launch their crafts.
Survey supports speed limit rethink
ALMOST 90 per cent of Townsville residents surveyed want the speed limit of one of the city's busiest roads raised following a review of Queensland roads.
JCU's on the rise
Moira Smith and Blanch Weddell, outside the new Woolworth's location in James Cook University's new Clinical Practice Building.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Fruit-picking backpackers face demise
BACKPACKERS Ronja Wacker, Germany, Elodie Jacquet and Johanna Yonnet, France, Laura Wetzel and Fabienne Heine, Germany, say it is becoming harder to find work fruit picking in Australia THE party lights are fading on North Queensland's backpacker market as Korean contract pickers and workers from the Pacific Islands take over their jobs on fruit ... (more)