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North Straddie mining ban
June 20, 2010 at 1:21 PM

CONSERVATIONISTS have welcomed the Queensland Government's decision to phase out sand mining on North Stradbroke Island and enhance its park status.

Six on bus driver assault charges
June 20, 2010 at 11:53 AM

SIX teenage boys have been charged after a bus driver was terrorised on the Gold Coast.

Cabbie threatened with knife
June 20, 2010 at 10:43 AM

TWO men have tried to rob a Silver Service cabbie with a knife after being driven from the Treasury Casino to Granard Rd at Rocklea.

Caver injured in fall
June 20, 2010 at 10:35 AM

A CAVER is in a critical condition after falling and hitting his head in an underground cave in central Queensland.

Man charged over New Farm death
June 20, 2010 at 8:32 AM

POLICE have charged a man with murder over the death of a 56-year-old woman at New Farm in June.

Sapper Smith remembered
June 20, 2010 at 12:51 AM

THOSE at the funeral for an Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan have heard that, as he lay dying, his sole concern was for his wife and young son.

Doctor faces court over pet dog
June 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM

AWARD-winning psychologist Paula Barrett has been served with a notice to appear in court over the theft of her neighbour's pet labrador.

Senior ambos monitor hospital crisis
June 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM

SENIOR ambos are being placed inside Queensland's busiest public hospitals to monitor the ramping crisis outside accident and emergency departments.

Do your job, says CMC chief
June 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM

CRIME and Misconduct Commission chairman Martin Moynihan has announced he will start a wide-reaching probe into how police investigate each other.

Teen drivers to be fast-tracked
June 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM

DRIVERS will be able to ditch their P-plates early if they complete advanced or defensive driving courses under a controversial national plan.

Woolies, Lowes take on Bunnings
June 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM

TINGALPA is set to become Queensland's first hardware battleground, with new kid on the block "Masters" going head to head with Bunnings.

Bureaucrat in nightclub row
June 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM

A TOP liquor licensing official had a wild day out with a strip club manager and then put the photographs on Facebook. Now he is being investigated.

Fashion winners at the Ipswich Cup
June 19, 2010 at 9:43 PM

PUNTERS headed west today for some trackside action, with thousands turning up for the popular Ipswich Cup.

Woman killed in car collision
June 19, 2010 at 6:52 PM

A WOMAN died at the scene of a two-vehicle accident 10km north of Gympie late this afternoon.