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CMC may give Atkinson more time
June 19, 2010 at 2:09 PM

QUEENSLAND'S crime watchdog may allow Police Commissioner more time to act on mishandled investigations into the death in custody of a Palm Island man.

Sapper Smith remembered
June 19, 2010 at 10:35 AM

FAMILY, friends and military colleagues are today remembering Sapper Darren Smith, one of two soldiers tragically killed in Afghanistan two weeks ago.

Gold Coast man dies in garage fire
June 19, 2010 at 12:27 AM

POLICE are waiting to identify the remains of a person who burned to death while sitting in their vehicle in a garage overnight in Benowa, east of Nerang.

Tugun desal facility closed again
June 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM

THE trouble-plagued Gold Coast desalination plant has again been shut down for repairs - this time for at least three months.

Outcry as more fish die at Noosa
June 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM

MORE fish have died at a Noosa River fish hatchery where chemical agricultural sprays have been implicated.

Queensland shoppers pay most
June 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM

QUEENSLANDERS are paying more than residents of other states for products that grocery giant Coles is promoting in its Prices are Down campaign.

Hurley faces more CMC inquiries
June 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM

POLICE officer Chris Hurley is facing two fresh investigations, says the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

Schools lax on asbestos policy
June 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM

SchholQUEENSLAND students and teachers are still being exposed to asbestos due to negligence and flaws in the way the potentially deadly fibre is managed.

Backlash on Brisbane parking fines
June 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM

THOUSANDS of motorists have challenged parking violations this year, as Brisbane City Council rakes in almost $1.8 million a month from the fines.

Teenage girl stabbed in Woodridge
June 18, 2010 at 10:28 PM

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Woodridge tonight.

Search for canoeist continues
June 18, 2010 at 8:44 PM

A LAND, air and water search for a missing canoeist will continue over the weekend at Wivenhoe Dam northwest of Brisbane.

Witnesses sought in festival assault
June 18, 2010 at 8:34 PM

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following the assault of a 19-year-old man at the Winter Sound System music festival at Doomben last weekend.

Squeeze hits unit demand
June 18, 2010 at 7:12 PM

DEMAND for units has slumped 20 per cent as higher interest rates and tougher lending criteria affect buyers.

Police head off Doomadgee action
June 18, 2010 at 6:17 PM

TWO police officers have sought an injunction in a bid to ward off disciplinary action over their investigation of Cameron Doomadgee's death in custody.

MP quizzed over bullying claims
June 18, 2010 at 5:41 PM

A FEDERAL MP dumped by the LNP says police spent three hours interviewing him this week over claims he was intimidated and pressured by senior party figures.