Category: State

‘No’ vote gaining ground in same-sex marriage debate

A new poll shows that support for same-sex marriage has fallen below 60 per cent. Campaigning for both the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ sides has heated up, as Australians begin returning their ballot papers. Johanna Little reports.

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State survey on smoking at home

Should smoking in home units be banned? It’s one of the measures Queenslanders are being asked to consider, in a new survey on smoke-free places. Joshua Martin reports.

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Cowboys co-captain Matt Scott aiming for Grand Final return

Cowboy co-captain Matt Scott is being considered for a return to the field for the Grand Final. He’s been recovering from a knee injury, which sidelined him in week two. Rachael Maguire reports.

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Summer comes early for Queensland

South East Queensland is set for scorching weather, with temperatures forecast to reach well into the 30s. And there’s a severe bushfire threat. Rob Lutton reports.

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Paralympians ready for biggest, most inclusive Commonwealth Games

Para athletes have battled to be recognised for decades. But next year the Gold Coast will showcase para-sport in a way that’s never been seen before. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will feature 45 per cent more athletes and 73 per

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GOMA goes with art guaranteed to shock

An art exhibition that’s guaranteed to shock is coming to GOMA. The works have been described as grotesque, although the artist begs to differ. Matthew Hinchen reports.

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Save big on E10 fuel

There’s some good news for Queensland motorists. A fuel retailer is offering a six-cents a litre discount on E10. The state government has praised the move, hoping it forces others to follow suit and boost the biofuels industry. Rob Lutton

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Injury woes ahead of the NRL finals

Injury woes on many sides are throwing the NRL preliminary finals up in the air. Brisbane fans were worried after captain Darius Boyd missed training yesterday due to the death of his grandmother. Tim Shepherd reports.

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Joy flights over Brisbane could take off soon

Helicopters may soon be operating from a pontoon in central Brisbane. Trials were held today, with the goal of boosting tourism in the city. Rebekah Box reports.

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First time home buyers urged to get in quick

If you’re in the market for your first home, State Treasurer Curtis Pitt is urging you to buy before June 30. That’s the deadline to take advantage of an extra $5000 on top of the existing new home owners’ grant.

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