High tides expected as Cyclone Esther approaches NT-Queensland coast Tropical cyclone Esther is heading towards the Northern Territory-Queensland border, bringing rain, gales and abnormally high tides to the region. SBS - Published 22 hours ago
Dreamworld's ad-hoc management masked risk it posed to patrons, coroner finds A Queensland coroner says Dreamworld 's ad-hoc management of the Thunder River Rapids ride masked the risk it posed to patrons. SBS - Published 23 hours ago
Heavy rain causes flooding in drought-stricken Australia
Heavy rain caused flooding along the eastern coast of Australia on Thursday, with New South Wales and Queensland seeing rivers and creeks overflowing, indundating roads and homes. Emer McCarthy..
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Australia welcomes rainfall even as it brings floods
The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest downpour in years on Friday (February 7), dousing some of the country's blazing bushfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two..
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Heavy Rains Bring Relief And Flooding To Australia
Australia’s fire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday. The precipitation dampened some of the fires that have razed 2.5 million hectares of land since September. The much-needed..
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Detection dogs find seven koalas in burnt Queensland forest
Special detection dogs have found seven koalas surviving in a burnt-out forest at Maryvale on Queensland’s Southern Downs. Two months ago, a 6,000-hectare fire tore through the forest.
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Storms douse some of Australia's bushfire-hit areas
Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding. Lauren..
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:10 Published on January 18, 2020
Ad-hoc management masked Dreamworld risk A Queensland coroner says Dreamworld 's ad-hoc management of the Thunder River Rapids ride masked the risk it posed to patrons. SBS - Published 23 hours ago
Queensland community celebrates saving koala habitat after scrapping of controversial development A Defence Housing Australia development in Queensland which worried locals said would have destroyed habitat "critical to the survival of the koala" will not go ahead. SBS - Published 3 days ago Two more Australian Diamond Princess evacuees have contracted coronavirus Two Queensland women will be flown to a Brisbane hospital on Saturday after testing positive for the condition. SBS - Published 3 days ago
'Unconscious bias' in disability care A Queensland woman believes her son was subject to unconscious bias in hospitals and that he didn't get the 'gold standard' of care in the lead-up to his death. SBS - Published 4 days ago
How two women from a conservative Queensland town made the deportation of a local Tamil family national news As the case of the Tamil family from Biloela returns to court, those behind the 'Home to Bilo' campaign say they're continuing their fight for them to stay and the attempted deportation "doesn't pass.. SBS - Published 5 days ago
Children among three dead in Brisbane car fire Three people including children have died in a car fire in Brisbane's east, Police Minister Mark Ryan has told Queensland parliament. SBS - Published 6 days ago As Australia looks to act on LGBT conversion practices, survivors and religious groups speak out A report on Queensland’s bid to make it illegal to change or suppress a person’s gender identity or sexual orientation through so-called ‘therapy’ is due this week, with Victoria continuing to.. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Queensland residents forced to evacuate amid fears dam could burst Residents remain on high alert in Talgai, southwest of Brisbane, as a dam break continues to threaten homes. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Hope amidst the heartache: Closing the gap in remote Australia The Morrison government pledged to partner with Indigenous people to refresh the failing close the gap strategy. In remote Queensland, one Aboriginal community has taken matters into its own hands. The Age - Published 2 weeks ago
Predicting rain is an obsession for Hally Herrmann The first substaintial rain in years has fallen on Queensland’s drought declared Darling Downs just west of Brisbane. But while it is had brought hope to farmers and communities, the drought is far.. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Queensland school demands Cook Islander boy cut his hair despite protest on cultural grounds A private Christian school principal says a five-year-old Cook Island boy must cut his long hair, but his family want to wait for a traditional ceremony. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Bettina Arndt says university dating guide teaches women to be 'uncaring, demanding b****es' Bettina Arndt has seized on dating advice provided to students at Queensland's Griffith University. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Chinese woman in Queensland confirmed as 15th Australian coronavirus case A 37-year-old Chinese woman travelling in Queensland has been confirmed as the fifth coronavirus case in the state. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago Adani fined $20k after pleading guilty over land clearing report Indian miner Adani has been fined $20,000 after pleading guilty to giving the Queensland government false or misleading information about land clearing. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago
Adani guilty of false land clearing report Prosecutors say Adani should be fined $25,000 after pleading guilty to providing misleading information about land clearing at its Queensland coal mine. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago Boy in Queensland diagnosed with coronavirus as more Australians evacuated from Wuhan An eight-year-old boy has been diagnosed with coronavirus, taking the number of confirmed cases in Australia to 13 people, as the government gets ready for more Wuhan evacuees. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago
Eight-year-old boy diagnosed with coronavirus in Queensland An eight-year-old boy has become the third confirmed case of coronavirus in Queensland. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago Bob Katter reluctantly passes party's leadership reins over to son Robbie Veteran Queensland MP Bob Katter has chosen his son Robbie to be his successor ahead of the state election. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago
Travel bans and bushfires a savage blow for Queensland tourism Travel bans sparked by the coronavirus outbreak are already having savage economic consequences for far north Queensland's tourism industry. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago Coronavirus: Queensland premier calls for unity and respect for Chinese community Queenslanders are being urged to remain calm and not lash out at members of the Chinese community as health officials work to contain the spread of coronavirus. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago
Respect Chinese community: Qld premier Queenslanders are being urged to remain calm and not lash out at members of the Chinese community as health officials work to contain the spread of coronavirus. SBS - Published 3 weeks ago Forty-one people tested for coronavirus in Queensland after infected man caught domestic flight Queensland Health authorities are working to contact all customers of a Tiger Airways flight between Melbourne and the Gold Coast after it was confirmed one of the passengers had contracted the new.. SBS - Published on January 30, 2020
Men swim to shore after Queensland plane crash Two men have swum to shore after a plane they were in crashed into the ocean off Queensland. SBS - Published on January 29, 2020 Fake coronavirus alert warns Queenslanders to avoid areas with high Chinese populations A fake health alert warning people to stay away from areas with high Chinese populations has been slammed by a Queensland MP as "100 per cent fake". SBS - Published on January 27, 2020
Heavy rains dampen fires in Australia's Queensland state, cause flooding Australia's bushfire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday dampening some of the fires that have razed 2.5 million hectares (1.2 million acres) of land since September, but the wet.. Reuters - Published on January 26, 2020 At least six people tested for deadly coronavirus in Australia Four people in NSW and another two in Queensland are undergoing testing for the deadly coronavirus, health authorities have confirmed. SBS - Published on January 24, 2020
Two quarantined and tested for coronavirus in Queensland, four tested in NSW Two people in Queensland are being tested for the deadly coronavirus, health authorities say. SBS - Published on January 24, 2020 Metaphor for the change in Australian life and manners A last link with the central Queensland frontier has passed away at Rathdowne Place in Carlton. The Age - Published on January 22, 2020
Australia raises travel advice for Wuhan as first suspected coronavirus case detected in Queensland Australia has updated its travel advice for Wuhan after a Brisbane man returning from the Chinese city developed symptoms of the SARS-like virus. SBS - Published on January 21, 2020 First Australian monitored for coronavirus, authorities confirm Queensland health authorities have confirmed a man who travelled to the area in China where the disease originated is now being monitored in Brisbane. The Age - Published on January 21, 2020
'Notoriously difficult': Will climate change wreck the dream of a Queensland island holiday? Queensland's island resorts are recovering after a decade in the doldrums, but face challenges from overseas destinations, climate change - and now media coverage of the bushfires. The Age - Published on January 18, 2020 From fire to floods: Roads, theme parks closed as deluge hits Queensland and NSW Flash flooding was reported in southeast Queensland as heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the fire-ravaged Australian east coast on Saturday. SBS - Published on January 18, 2020
Dairy farmers want shoppers to give them a fair go - here's how you can help With many dairy farmers under pressure due to the persistently low price of milk, the Queensland industry is launching its own campaign to encourage consumers to only buy milk sporting the 'Fair Go.. SBS - Published on January 17, 2020 Pauline Hanson launches campaign against Queensland's 2032 Olympics bid One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has launched an advertising blitz against Queensland's bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games bid. SBS - Published on January 17, 2020
Queensland government criticised over offshore milk deal A Queensland milk producer has vented its fury after the state government overlooked it and gave a major contract to foreign-owned companies. SBS - Published on January 16, 2020 Qld govt savaged for offshore deal on milk A Queensland milk producer has vented its fury after the state government overlooked it and gave a major contract to foreign-owned companies. SBS - Published on January 16, 2020
Dairy farmers turn to shoppers to in a last ditch bid to give them a “fair go” The recent bushfires have only added to the strain many dairy farmers are already under due to the persistently low price of milk. Now the Queensland dairy industry has launched its own campaign to.. SBS - Published on January 15, 2020 Light plane with two people on board missing near NSW-Queensland border A light plane with two people on board has gone missing after taking off from northern NSW on a flight to Queensland. The Age - Published on January 12, 2020
Queensland premier urges Donald Trump to send US tourists down under Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has urged President Donald Trump to reconsider US travel warnings placed on Australia. SBS - Published on January 11, 2020 Qld premier asks Trump to send tourists Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has urged President Donald Trump to reconsider US travel warnings placed on Australia. SBS - Published on January 10, 2020
New study looks to tackle food insecurity in regional Australia A handful of remote Queensland and Northern Territory communities are partnering with a university to identify solutions to food insecurity. SBS - Published on January 9, 2020 Food study tackles remote malnourishment A handful of remote Queensland and Northern Territory communities are partnering with a university to identify solutions to food insecurity. SBS - Published on January 9, 2020 Queensland man who lost home to bushfires wins millions on Lotto A Queensland man's million-dollar Lotto win will help him rebuild his uninsured home after it was burned to the ground in a bushfire. SBS - Published on January 9, 2020