Family cancer tragedy hard to fathom
ANGELINA Jolie had both breasts removed to avoid the fate that lies in wait for Gold Coast woman Elisha Neave.
Wednesday May 15
Blood ferried in as dengue cases grow
THE blood bank has been forced to draw upon stocks from outside North Queensland while it waits for the region's dengue fever outbreaks to subside.
Mon May 13, 2013
Life behind the songs
He's travelled across the globe since the age of 19, first hanging around Byron Bay before heading to the Whitsundays, New Zealand, the United States, Canada and Europe.
Sat May 11, 2013
Designer Apparel (Ready-to-Wear) in Australia: New Research Report Available at Fast Market Research
Strong economic growth fuels ready-to-wear designer apparel in 2012. While many premium apparel brands were marked with price pressures from internet retailers and depressed consumer confidence, luxury brands and retailers reported strong results from a shifting consumer profile.
Properties selling as market picks up
Merryn Thomae and Bernard Wright inspect a house at Yeronga where the 2012 median sale price of $570,000 has risen to $621,250 this year.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bomb boy has lost nearly all his fingers
The family of a Queensland teenager whose hands have almost been completely destroyed in a backyard explosion are struggling to cope, their local mayor says.
Brisbane Live At Work: Friday May 10
There'll be a shower or two about tonight, with a low of 15. Showers continuing tomorrow, with a top of 24.
Branson to turn island into hotel
Richard Branson says he wants to make Makepeace Island more accessible and hopes to be taking bookings before Christmas.
Thu May 09, 2013
Adam Chamber Music Festival May Newsletter
It doesn't seem right that four months have passed since the final notes of the 2013 Adam Chamber Music Festival faded away into a warm summer's night outside the Cathedral in Nelson.
Brain surgeon waiting time a headache
DATA: Less than half of Royal Children's Hospital outpatients urgently requiring an assessment by a brain surgeon are being seen within the recommended 30 days.
Safety only an issue after electrocutions
ELECTRICAL safety was not identified as an issue until the first fatal electrocution after the government's Home Insulation Program began in 2009.
Wed May 08, 2013
Social media to boost $4bn tourism market
QUEENSLAND'S Hamilton Island has announced a valuable tie-up with Asian social media giant QQ.com as part of a plan to dramatically increase the number of Chinese visiting Australia.
Tue May 07, 2013
You can't watch Finks legal challenge
A REVIEW ahead of a legal bid by Queensland police to have the Gold Coast Finks motorcycle gang declared a criminal organisation will take place behind closed doors.
Pick me for Park Ranger
Christopher Beavon thinks it'd be pretty tops to score the best job in the world, or at least one of them.
Mon May 06, 2013
Qld Health: Rapid HIV testing from June 3
The tests will be available from June 3 and stock will be rolled out across Queensland communities by World AIDS Day on December 1. MAC chair Dr Darren Russell said the introduction of rapid HIV testing will advance Queensland's response to HIV prevention by allowing health professionals to test and treat HIV earlier.
ABC Rural Report for Southern Queensland and Capricornia, Tuesday, 7th of May, 2013
Ninety-four per cent of irrigated land in the Central Highlands district is covered by mining exploration or other licenses and concerns about coexistence have long been debated.
Man's body found on Gold Coast
POLICE on the scene at Hinde Street, in the Gold Coast suburb of Ashmore, where a man has died at an industrial business.PIC: Richar Gosling POLICE are awaiting a medical report for clues about the mysterious death of a man at a cement factory on the Gold Coast this afternoon.
Sat May 04, 2013
Hurt tourist gets compo for belly-flop
AN Irish tourist who "belly-flopped" into a Fraser Island waterhole and was rendered a partial quadriplegic will receive substantial damages from the State Government because it failed to adequately warn of the dangers.
Fri May 03, 2013
Festival bosses labour over fall in crowds
TWO of North Queensland's biggest music festivals will reassess their dates next year after fearing a decline in crowd numbers without the long weekend.
Thu May 02, 2013
Mount Isa emergency dept wait times best in Qld
The North-West Hospital and Health Service Board has praised staff at the Mount Isa Hospital for topping the state and recording the best emergency department and elective surgery wait times.