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Wivenhoe Dam

Queensland Dam Water Release

The Queensland Government approved mass release of water from Wivenhoe Dam will begin today, despite state bureaucrats warning that the move could put Brisbane's water security in jeopardy.
Strategic Airlines - Air Australia

Strategic Blow

As Qantas continues to battle with it's unions and tries to regain its reputation in the wake of its industrial dispute Australia's newest airline is preparing a major assault on the market.
Wivenhoe Dam Floodgates

La Nina Again

The latest weather bureau report predicting another summer of wild weather will force the Queensland Government to open the floodgates on major dams.

Qantas Strikes

QANTAS baggage handlers and ground crew have begun a new round of industrial action, which will cause delays and cancellations for passengers across Australia.
Bob and Bindi Irwin

Crocodile Hunter Kids Win Award

Bob and Bindi Irwin score top honours at Australian Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
Fraser Island Resort under threat from Bushfire

Fraser Island Resort Bushfire Threat

Fraser Island Resort under threat from Bushfire, blaze now contained. Read more....

Bikini Parade World Record

As of today, Surfer's Paradise is the proud holder of the world record for the biggest bikini parade. Read more....

Royals to visit Queensland

Queensland's tourism industry says Queen Elizabeth's visit next month will help put Brisbane back on the map for international tourists.

North Queensland Earthquake

NORTH Queensland was hit by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake yesterday, with reports from across the region of buildings being shaken.
Baby White Rhino

Baby Rhino for Australia Zoo

AUSTRALIA Zoo all abuzz at the birth of a baby White Rhino. The not so bouncing baby girl (still a little unsteady on her feet) is still to be named and was born at 3:15AM Yesterday. Zoo spokesperson Manu Ludden said the female calf was doing well and h

The Death of Australian Driving Holidays?

The Death of Australian Driving Holidays? According to a recent article by news limited they are, and the statistics certainly show a significant downward trend in domestic travel over the last ten years.

Cyclone Yasi Devestation

Towns closest to the eye of the cyclone were hardest hit with reports of rainforests stripped bear and many Mission Beach houses with either roofs torn off or other structural damage.
Cyclone Yasi

Cyclone Yasi Update

As at 01:52 AM Wednesday Morning the Bureau of Meteorology reports that: Cyclone Yasi will continue to move in a west-southwesterly direction during today, and may intensify slightly.
Qantas Baggage Fees

Qantas weighs up costs

Qantas has brought in a new self service check-in technology that will see the end of check in staff turning a blind eye to passenger’s overweight baggage.
Alma Park Zoo Monkey

Zoo Monkeys Stolen

Alma Park Zoo Keepers are still searching for a missing, highly-endangered female Tamarin monkey after her partner was found dead on Sunday in a nearby housing estate.

Great Queensland Hotel Deals

Believe it or not Victoria’s floods have added to problems for Queensland hotel and resort operators who already faced the bleak prospect of empty rooms for the September school holidays.

Cheaper Interstate Flights

Interstate travellers will be able to take advantage of a new round of cut price fares as Virgin Blue and Qantas go up against each other in a renewal of the battle for the domestic travel dollar.
Microsoft Shocker

Microsoft Shocker

Last Tuesday night, Microsoft held its welcoming reception for a tech conference, hiring the Gold Coast Meter Maids to help usher in the attendees.

Baby Showers

This site is dedicated to all things baby-ish, but they are just as passionate about giving lots of information about the subject of Baby Showers, Baby Christenings, kids parties and more - as we are about Queensland.

Terra Nova Queensland

The Queensland State Premier said "Fox Broadcasting has today confirmed Queensland as the location of choice for 'Terra Nova' … and once again shows Queensland's ability to attract first rate productions to the state."
Splendour Logo 2010

Record crowds for Splendour In The Grass Festival

More than 30,000 revellers descended on the south-east Queensland town of Woodford last Friday for three days of markets, workshops and live music. Organisers say this is a record crowd for the event and is by no means the limit of future possibilities.

Queensland Rail Zero Harm Policy

Queensland Rail has been forced to defend it’s safety policy after allegations of the zero harm approach encouraging drunken loutish behaviour.
Mt Isa International Rodeo

Mt Isa International Rodeo

The Rodeo runs from August 6 to 8, and will see an influx of cowboys, locals and visitors primed for some real outback cowboy action at the Kalkadoon Stadium at the Buchanan Park complex in Mt Isa.
Australian Flag

Aussie Holiday Tax Rebate Plan

A proposal currently being put to the Federal government would see Australians get a tax rebate for taking holidays within their own country.

Queensland Outback dinosaur Discovery

Scientists from the University of News South Wales have discovered a cave containing a large number of 15-million-year-old fossils of prehistoric marsupials in the Queensland Outback, a discovery that has revealed some surprising similarities between the

Sunshine Coast Holiday Rental Ban

The Sunshine Coast Regional Council recently won a court decision to ban a couple from renting out their holiday home near Caloundra.
Bowen Crop Sabotaged

Bowen Crop Sabotage

The town of Bowen in North Queensland has suffered its fourth case of crop sabotage in ten years last week. The damage caused in this most recent incident though goes far beyond the previous cases.

Queensland Cop Cam

Queensland Police to trial Cop Cam. From July 1 police in Townsville and Toowoomba will conduct a trial of body mounted cameras for six months.
Townsville Eco fiesta

Townsville Eco Fiesta

Townsville Eco fiesta was a big success in 2010, held at Queens Garden on Sunday 29th the event was the ideal way to start Environment Week.
Townsville 400 V8 Supercars

Townsville 400 preparations underway

The 2010 installment of the Australian Supercar Chaampionship will run from 9th July 2010 to 12th July 2010, and a little over a month out from the event, the concrete barriers and temporary seating structures have begun to appear.
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News

Queensland Dam Water Release
The Queensland Government approved mass release of water from Wivenhoe Dam will begin today, despite state bureaucrats warning that the move could put Brisbane's water security in jeopardy.
Strategic Blow
As Qantas continues to battle with it's unions and tries to regain its reputation in the wake of its industrial dispute Australia's newest airline is preparing a major assault on the market.
La Nina Again
The latest weather bureau report predicting another summer of wild weather will force the Queensland Government to open the floodgates on major dams.