Brisbane Times / Queensland

Wednesday, Oct 18


End of an era: Paul 'Fatty' Vautin and The Footy Show lasted longer than he would have ever imagined

Brisbane Times / Sport

It is simply the end of era – and one that lasted much longer than Fatty ever thought it would have.

Sunday, Oct 15


Queensland skin cancer rates '60 per cent higher' than rest of nation: study

Men over the age of 55 are the leading demographic for skin cancer. Non-melanoma skin cancers account for 95,000 hospital admissions each year. Between 2011-2014, about seven per cent of the population had a skin cancer cut out.…

Saturday, Oct 14

This Queensland campaign could herald the next great scientific breakthrough

The news this past week that an improved Gardasil vaccine, which will increase the protection against cervical cancer from 70 per cent to more 90 per cent, will be rolled out nationally next year gave me a sense of “mission accomplished”,…

Tuesday, Oct 10


The eight One Nation candidates who fell before the first hurdle

Many former One Nation candidates have complained about the party’s charge to print campaign posters, corflutes, brochures and handbills. In May, secret recordings revealed candidates felt they were pressured to have their campaign…

Friday, Oct 6


Malcolm Knox: Ashes will only mask cricket's losing battle for attention

In case you forgot to fail to notice it, the Australian domestic cricket season got underway this week incognito.

Thursday, Oct 5


Student missed formal due to illegal suspension period: Ombudsman

Her case was one of hundreds investigated by the Queensland Ombudsman in 2016-17, including an erroneous death certificate and a council seeking to destroy a barking dog.

Wednesday, Oct 4


Developers banned from donating to state and local government

Operation Belcarra investigated the conduct of candidates contesting the 2016 Queensland local government elections. The CCC identified widespread non-compliance with the Local Government Electoral Act. Two of the CCC's 31 recommendations…

Friday, Sep 29


Facial recognition technology proposed for trans-Tasman flights

Better facial recognition technology has been proposed for airports to make it easier for passengers in airports of the future without compromising security, with Brisbane set to be the launchpad for the testing ground. Brisbane Airport…

Monday, Sep 25


Buy Local v Buy Queensland: What is the difference?

Labor's Buy Queensland policy gives local suppliers a weighting up to 30 per cent. The LNP's Buy Local policy gives Queensland firms a price match guarantee. Whoever wins the next state election, due by May, plans to use their own…

Monday, Sep 4


Donald Trump's confusing talk and loose language on North Korean nuclear test

Brisbane Times

Americans have seen enough of the president to know he might suddenly feel the need to be seen walking the walk, not just talking the talk.

Monday, Aug 28


Surf lifesaving champion Dean Mercer dead after Gold Coast crash

Brisbane Times / Sport

Mercer, 47, died on the Gold Coast on Monday morning after reportedly having a medical episode behind the wheel.

Sunday, Aug 27


Scientists uncover the chemical mysteries of cheese

Cheese is more than just an enduring dairy staple as University of Queensland researchers delve into the science behind Australia's $1 billion industry.

Queensland insurance companies call for reform

Brisbane Times

Long competitors, RACQ and Suncorp are pushing for change following a surge in exaggerated and suspicious claims for minor injuries like whiplash.

Man arrested after stabbing in Gold Coast pub brawl

Police have made an arrest following a fight at a Gold Coast pub where a man was allegedly stabbed.


Almost half of public servants want to quit in the next 12 months

Brisbane Times

The top reasons for wanting to ditch the Queensland public sector were other job opportunities and the workplace culture.

Sister of fatal fire victim Reece Clarke posts moving tribute to Facebook

Brisbane Times

The 26-year-old died after he was allegedly set alight in the bedroom of a Nerang home by his younger brother early Saturday morning.

Horror smash: Three backpackers die in crash near Kerang, fourth suffers critical injuries


Three men have been killed and another has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after a single-vehicle crash in northern Victoria early on Sunday.


Indigenous communities to benefit from $120m boost in infrastructure

Indigenous communities across Queensland have received a $120 million boost, expected to strengthen infrastructure.


Five taken to hospital after car crash at Bald Hills

Five people have been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Brisbane's north.

Queensland concertgoers warned to stay away from ticket resale site

Brisbane Times

Buying tickets to the Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao rematch or the Midnight Oil concert? Think twice before using ticket resale website Viagogo

Traffic back to normal after Bridge to Brisbane fun run

Brisbane Times

With the Story Bridge closed until lunchtime, traffic in the inner city is heavy.

Saturday, Aug 26


Future stars set to shine at Brisbane's premier fashion event

The future of fashion is in good hands in Brisbane with plenty of young visionaries set on forging a career in this most colourful of industries.

Brisbane bus driver headbutted by teen

Brisbane Times

A Brisbane bus driver has been seriously assaulted by a teenage passenger, police say.


‘Cities shouldn’t be for vehicles’: Brisbane cyclist protest gears up

Brisbane Times

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to fill Brisbane's CBD as they ride to raise awareness for safety.

Each day, 10 Brisbane residents fined for parking on driveways

Brisbane Times

More than 18,000 reports of illegally parked cars were made in the past financial year - these claims were investigated at all hours of the day.


Soldier who set Brisbane's original site fought Napoleon at Waterloo

The English soldier Henry Miller, who decided the site of Brisbane, fought against Napoleon Bonaparte in 1815 at the famous Battle of Waterloo.

Brisbane International Airport to be recreated with Lego

Thousands of colourful Lego bricks are going to be used to create a model of Brisbane Airport's International Terminal.


Queensland legal centre vows to continue Adani fight

A Queensland community legal centre will continue to examine the lawfulness of Adani's Carmichael mega mine after the Federal Court dismissed two bids to stop it from going ahead.

Gold Coast murder accused set brother alight

A young Queensland man accused of setting his older brother on fire in the bedroom of a Gold Coast home has been charged with murder.


I went to a Tinder party that no one knew was on

Brisbane Times

Periodically deleting and reinstalling Tinder could very well have replaced the "watching Titanic and eating ice-cream" as my generation's most (in)effective breakup remedy.