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Qld to boost security on public transport

A plan to boost security on public transport in Queensland isn’t related to the G20 or the high terror threat level, the government says. A plan to boost security on Queensland's public transpor…

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Woman accused of torching island home

Queensland police have charged a woman after she allegedly acted on an earlier threat to torch a home on Palm Island. A Palm Island woman is facing arson charges after she allegedly carried out her…

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Possible Ebola victim in Qld hospital

A person who recently arrived from west Africa has been isolated in a Brisbane hospital over worries they are infected with Ebola. A person possibly infected with Ebola has been isolated at a…

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Firefighters douse Brisbane factory blaze

Fire crews have brought a fire at a metal factory in Brisbane’s south under control. A fire at a metal factory in Brisbane's south has been brought under control.Firefighters were called to…

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Independent umpire to watch Qld hospitals

Queensland’s health ombudsman will take over monitoring the performance of the state’s public hospitals following calls for more community oversight. The performance of Queensland's…

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Qld minister backs sexting MP’s removal

Queensland’s health minister says the decision by grassroots party members to dump MP Peter Dowling demonstrates a democratic preselection process. Queensland's health minister says the…

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Wanderers shock Sydney in derby

Western Sydney’s women shocked Sydney FC in a W-League round where the upsets simply kept on coming. Western Sydney Wanderers' W-League team secured an unlikely derby win over high-flying…

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Qld island camps closed after dingo attack

Queensland rangers have closed some camping areas on Fraser Island after two women were bitten by dingoes. Some camping areas on Queensland's Fraser Island have been closed after two women were…

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Vic ALP to rebuild schools, rescue TAFE

Victorian Labor says it will spend over $1 billion to help rebuild schools and reintroduce tech schools, if re-elected in November. Labor has launched an election bid to win the hearts of Victorian…

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Let’s fix federation ‘dog’s breakfast’: PM

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has issued a call to the states to discuss how to fix the division of federal and state responsibilities and the tax take. Prime Minister Tony Abbott wants to fix the…

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Four dead in crashes across three states

Four road accidents in three states have left four people dead and several more in hospital over the weekend. Four people are dead and several others have been injured in accidents across three…

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Welcome headache looms for NZ’s Kearney

New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney admits he faces a welcome headache with the imminent return of suspended hooker Issac Luke. What would a depleted Australian side give to have the "headache" now…

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Qld man charged with attempted murder

Queensland police have charged a man with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a woman he knew at a home in the state’s far north. A middle-aged man has been charged over the attempted…

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England down Samoa in league thriller

England have opened the Four Nations rugby league tournament with a thrilling 32-26 win over Samoa in Brisbane. No fourth nation in the history of the Four Nations rugby league tournament has come…

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Qld LNP local members drop Dowling

The Queensland MP who infamously sent his mistress a picture of his penis in a glass of red wine has been disendorsed by local LNP members. Redlands MP Peter Dowling has been dropped by local…

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Perth stun Rising to reach rugby decider

Perth Spirit will meet Brisbane City in the inaugural National Rugby Championship grand final after stunning previously unbeaten Melbourne Rising 45-29. Brisbane City and Perth Spirit have scored…