English

Brisbane Times / Queensland

Top Stories All News

A very cute white koala has been born at Australia Zoo

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Sometimes you just need to look at something cute.

Ex-justice to dig into dumps to stop NSW rubbish coming to Qld

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A former Supreme Court justice will lead an independent investigation into Queensland's waste industry in a bid to stop rubbish from NSW being dumped over the border.

'This has not caused a diplomatic incident': Qld Attorney-General on Prince Frederik rebuff

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

The state Opposition Leader questioned whether Crown Prince Frederik would have met his Australian wife Princess Mary, who he met in a bar, under the Queensland laws.

Abbott unleashed on the same-sex debate could be a happy marriage after all

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Juding by some of the early anti-SSM propaganda, things are going to get fugly. Abbott is totally the man for the job.

Top Stories in last day

02

Shakespeare and NRL: It's all about variety for Queensland Theatre in 2018

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Artistic director Sam Strong launched the company's 2018 season, featuring eight shows and a host of local talent.

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik turned away from Brisbane bar

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A spokeswoman for Queensland's Attorney-General denied that liquor office bureaucrats were called on to eventually help get the Danish royal into the upmarket bar after the initial rebuff.

23

Queensland school 'failed' student after gang-rape allegation

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

The royal commission into child sex abuse has heard that 10 years on from the rape of a student a Townsville private school still does not have enough money to provide a safe environment.

20

Two of Queensland's most wanted arrested in South Australia

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

The married couple are charged with numerous drug offences, including multiple counts of trafficking.

14

Luxury hotel to rise up on old Blockbuster video site in Valley

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A luxury hotel will be built on the site of a demolished Blockbuster video store in Fortitude Valley as part of an $80 million mixed-use development.

13

Genetically-modified crops included in Queensland climate change plans

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Queensland farmers could use genetically-modified plants to tackle the threat of climate change.

11

Man in serious condition after freak windmill accident

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

The man was airlifted to hospital after a windmill fell on top of him near Bundaberg.

09

Catholic brother guilty of 'very grave' Queensland teen sexual abuse

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A Catholic brother who taught music at a Queensland orphanage has been found found guilty of abusing a teenage boy in his care in the early 1980s.

Pacquiao to return for Battle of Brisbane rematch

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will return to Brisbane in 2017 to face Australian WBO welterweight world champion Jeff Horn during a Battle of Brisbane rematch.

08

Survey finds regional Queensland businesses more optimistic than those in SEQ

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Regional businesses are most optimistic about Queensland's economy than those in south-east Queensland.

Police consider charges after Queensland explosion

brisbanetimes.com.au

Charges could be laid after a 43-year-old man suffered "significant" injuries to his hand in an explosion at a far north Queensland property.

07

Premier rejects Greens threat on Jackie Trad

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk seriously doubts the Greens are breathing down deputy Jackie Trad's neck ahead of the state election.

Police investigate after woman's body found in creek

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A crime scene has been set up at the Toowoomba creek.

Unions take on All Trades Queensland over apprentice wages

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Australia's largest employer of apprentices has mounted another legal challenge to keep Queensland-based trainees the lowest paid in the country.

Monday, Aug 21

Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell jnr is pulling up stumps

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

The man who spent the best part of three decades getting one of Australian cricket's most dominant stomping grounds ready for the summer onslaught is calling it quits.

Graffiti bomb threat: 'I'm going to bomb this school'

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A Gold Coast school has been cleared after it was sent into lockdown when a threat to bomb the school and abduct students was found graffitied on a window.

Sunday, Aug 20

What it's like to fly the Air Force's second-largest aircraft

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Surely flying the Air Force's largest cargo plane must be a bit of a challenge, right?

Queensland vehicle impounds drop by more than a quarter: police data

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

So, maybe Queensland hoons are reformed? Well, not according to authorities.

Ekka 2017: Newlyweds, rainbow dogs, Grumpy Cat lookalikes

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

RNA chief executive Brendan Christou said it had been another "fantastic show" with record numbers of entries in the beef, horse and woodchopping competitions.

Queensland researchers work to solve world avocado shortage

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Queensland researchers are developing world-first plant production techniques that would dramatically boost the number of avocado trees and potentially solve a world shortage.

Saturday, Aug 19

Early forest-dwelling humans may have been more technologically advanced than previously thought

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Humans could have lived and thrived in inhospitable conditions in south Asia 20,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Fire crews continue to battle Sunshine Coast bushfire ahead of favourable weather

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Weather conditions were forecast to be favourable for fire crews to continue containment and extinguishment operations into Saturday night.

Your guide to the Ipswich mayoral byelection

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

More than 100,000 Ipswich citizens, the equivalent of four state government electorates, will cast their votes for a new mayor on Saturday.

Ipswich acting mayor Paul Tully's biggest donor revealed on election day

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Ipswich acting mayor Paul Tully has disclosed his biggest donor on the day of the mayoral poll - and he's a Gold Coast lobbyist who works for property developers.

Friday, Aug 18

Obstacle race 'groupie' says anyone can do it

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

One of her first endurance events was a 24-hour obstacle course slog. This year, 36-year-old Kate Clarke had signed up for 15 endurance and obstacle course events around the country.

Sunshine Coast traffic chaos as fire crews battle to contain out-of-control bushfire

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Despite more than a dozen fire crews battling the blaze, the bushfire was burning out-of-control on Friday afternoon.

Sydney winds have 'major impact' on national flights, with delays affecting Brisbane Airport

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Passengers at Brisbane Airport experienced delays of between 30 minutes and two hours, as a result of the strong Sydney winds.

Artwork good enough to eat at Museum of Brisbane

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

For Brisbane artist Elizabeth Willing, food is not just fuel; it is also great medium for her art.

Thursday, Aug 17

Ipswich council staff running secretive call centre that earns LGAQ millions

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

Ipswich ratepayers are paying council staff to answer the phones of other councils in a secretive $10 million-a-year commercial venture that generates millions of dollars in profits for the private lobby group that represents Queensland…

Deadly eastern brown snake found wrapped around Gold Coast child's toys

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

A mother has discovered one of the world's most deadly snakes wrapped around her child's toys at a suburban Gold Coast home.

Maxwell handed suspended sentence over assault of one-punch victim Cole Miller

brisbanetimes.com.au also on Brisbane Times

​A New Zealander involved in the fight that killed Brisbane teenager Cole Miller has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.