Sydney (AFP) - Stranded by floods and lost, a German backpacker survived for about two weeks in Australia's inhospitable Outback on a diet of insects, police said Friday.
Sydney (AFP) - Stranded by floods and lost, a German backpacker survived for around two weeks in Australia's inhospitable Outback on a diet of insects, police said Friday.
A tropical low over the Coral Sea is expected to turn into a cyclone over north Queensland this weekend.
The Australian Medical Association has misgivings about individual contracts for Queensland's senior doctors, but says the minister is now listening.
Queensland's police minister says anyone with evidence of impropriety should come forward over allegations against former police Commissioner Bob Atkinson.
Almost 80 per cent of Queensland is now officially drought declared after the state government extended the area considered drought-stricken.
Queensland would welcome more United States military exercises and open ports to restock its fleet with biofuel, premier Campbell Newman says.
A rapist has been granted a retrial in Queensland after the trial judge likened the jury's need to determine reasonable doubt to a cricket umpire's role.
A German backpacker has survived being trapped by floodwaters in the Queensland outback by eating flies.
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange on Friday
Three teenagers have been arrested for allegedly assaulting another youth who was mowing a central Queensland lawn and then fracturing a man's eye socket.