Australians looking forward to an international holiday will be waiting at least another year - leading to fears the nation will become "the lost kingdom of the South Pacific".
Four-year-old Penny Gordon is being treated in a Queensland hospital after an Aldi packaging change interfered with her routine.
Queenslanders have been told to reconsider travel to Victoria after a man tested positive for coronavirus.The man completed a stint in hotel quarantine in South Australia last Tuesday when he boarded a flight and returned to his home in suburban Melbourne.
Debate is raging over whether the Bravus Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, formerly under the name of Adani, will destroy the Doongambulla Springs and evaporate an important ecosystem.
Queensland MP Kim Richards still feels for the policeman who told her that her father had died.Ms Richards says the officer who knocked on her door in December 2011 had also been at the scene of the accident where her 69-year-old dad was killed.
A debate on voluntary assisted dying is a step closer in Queensland with draft laws now in the hands of Attorney General Shannon Fentiman.The proposed legislation is aimed exclusively at "individuals who are suffering and dying", a review update from the Queensland Law Reform Commission states.
Osmond Roy Greig warned on social media he would see his ex-wife's new partner "in hell" just minutes before he stabbed the man 86 times.25pm when Greig broke into the southeast Queensland home Daryl Corcoran had shared with Greig's estranged wife for only a few weeks.
It's been almost six years since three fishermen made a horrific find on the banks of the Pimpama River - the body of murdered schoolgirl Tialeigh Palmer.The 12-year-old girl was naked except for a pair of underpants when her body was found on November 5, 2015.
The Queensland government will redirect $100 million in emergency funding from the health budget to increase capacity in the state's struggling public hospitals.Surging demand for beds in recent months has caused a spike in ambulance ramping - when patients are treated in ambulances on hospital driveways until beds become available.
The time to strike is now for healthy coral reefs worldwide as a new study by James Cook University highlights the threat posed by carbon dioxide emissions.New research by JCU indicates there is a small window of opportunity to reduce the impact emissions cause, and shows how warmer waters and ocean acidification can stunt the growth of coral reefs.
Australia's southeast is in for a bout of wild weather, with severe storms, rain and icy temperatures descending on a number of states.
A study from the University of Queensland found three to four milligrams of plastic are found in every 100 grams of store-bought rice.
Queensland Reds rugby star Suliasi Vunivalu is going to mediation for allegedly assaulting a security guard at a Brisbane pub.The 25-year-old was charged with common assault over the incident on January 30.
How much an Olympic silver medallist and his younger brother knew about a $200 million cocaine-smuggling plot is central to the sentence they should receive, a court has heard.World champion kayaker Nathan Jon Baggaley and his brother Dru Anthony Baggaley were found guilty last month of trying to import 650kg of cocaine into Australia.
A gourmet gluten-free foodie drawn into being part of a "staggeringly sophisticated" multimillion-dollar tax scam to pay for a friend's luxury mansion has escaped jail.Melinda Jane Trembath, 45, creator of food company Melinda's Gluten Free Goodies, apparently believed she was joining the lifelong family friend in researching cancer.
Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick says his state is being short-changed in the federal budget for much smaller "city-states" such as South Australia.Queensland is reportedly due to be allocated $1.
The Queensland government has unveiled a last-minute wish list for Tuesday's federal budget, calling on Scott Morrison to "stop announcing and start delivering".Despite the ink already drying on the 2021 budget, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released an 850-word, dot-pointed list of requests for the prime minister.
A car being driven by a 14-year-old boy has rolled on a dirt road in central Queensland, killing one of his teenage passengers.The 16-year-old boy died at the scene of the crash northwest of Emerald on Friday evening.
A new vessel that will act as a floating ranger station to improve protection of marine life in the Great Barrier Reef has been launched by the Queensland and Commonwealth governments.7 million Reef Resilience vessel unveiled in Gladstone on Friday is part of the Reef Joint Field Management Program.
The battle for compensation for victims of southeast Queensland's 2011 flood disaster continues, even after a NSW court has ticked off a $440 million settlement.The Queensland government and state-owned dam operator SunWater agreed in February to settle a class action claim by about 6700 victims whose properties were flooded a decade ago.
Queensland's second-largest hospital hasn't treated a coronavirus patient for more than a month after an outbreak was traced to its infectious diseases ward.Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane has been locked down twice in recent months due to two separate COVID-19 outbreaks in the city.