Visaya Hoffie, 23, was forced to have her legs amputated after she fell on train tracks in a New York subway and was run over.
Australia Day celebrations and activities are going ahead across Queensland as well as an Invasion Day rally attended by thousands of people in in Brisbane.
A 61-year-old Queensland man is missing after he was dragged underwater by a fast current while swimming with friends in the state's far north.
They arrived from Pakistan as medical graduates almost a decade ago, and now Ipswich doctors Bushra Mumtaz and Mohsin Tariq will become Australian citizens.
Queensland health authorities are waiting for coronavirus infection test results for one person after five others were cleared on Saturday afternoon.
A Gold Coast service station attendant has avoided being robbed by a man with a t-shirt tied around his head by locking herself in an office.
Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate has played down the findings of a corruption investigation, saying he believes he will be cleared of potential wrongdoing.
A driver, aged 18, is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car and a bus collided at Sheldon in southeast Brisbane.
A shark was spotted thrashing around in the water just metres from the shore of a popular beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Queensland's corruption watchdog has rebuked Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate, who could now face misconduct proceedings over his actions in public office.
A teenage driver is fighting for life after a car and minibus crashed south of Brisbane, with passengers sustaining minor injuries.
Two people in Queensland are being assessed amid concerns they may have the potentially deadly coronavirus, but four others have been cleared.
A former CEO of Logan City Council has told a court he was never pressured or bullied by sacked mayor Luke Smith about a hotel development.