Seeney’s funding favoured government electorates: auditor

QUEENSLAND Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has dubbed former deputy premier Jeff Seeney’s administration of the Royalties for Regions program as a “rort”.

Brazen drug smuggler delivers boyfriend more time in jail

Attempt to smuggle in drugs ends in extra six months in prison

Premier denies seeing early result of Jo-Ann Miller probe

Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller takes a tour of Ocean Street, Maroochydore. Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

The Premier and minister were very short on answers in Question Time

Glenore Grove man, 63, located safe and well

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance

Three more charged over greyhound live baiting scandal

Three more people charged over greyhound live baiting scandal

Cowgirls on run following prang

Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

Police on lookout following Centrelink hit and run

Ipswich Grammar old boy the new most eligible bachelor

ELIGIBLE: One of the entry photos that helped cinch CLEO Media Bachelor of the Year award for Mutdapilly’s Rafe Berding.

Rafe Berding took on a tongue-in-cheek challenge from a colleague

Wild weather strikes again for victims of the 2011 floods

Crews cut trees felled by storms on Brisbane Terrace in Goodna on Monday morning.

Those devastated by 2011 floods hit by new dose of extreme weather

Can Miller survive a week of grilling from Opposition?

Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg says the LNP will target embattled minister Jo-Ann Miller in parliament this week. Photo: Geoff Egan / APN NEWSDESK

Opposition Leader Springborg says Miller has been "embarrassing"

Greyhound trainer allegedly abused girl in dog kennel

Richard Fall at Ipswich Court. Photo Inga Williams / The Queensland Times

Churchable man pleads not guilty to five child sex offences

Storm hit with the ferocity of a tornado, says Tully

Goodna residents are counting the cost this morning after a powerful storm swept across South East Queensland late yesterday afternoon.

Ipswich suburb of Goodna bore the brunt of Sunday's violent storm

Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller may learn her fate this week

Press conference regarding the fire that has destroyed a building at the Toowoomba Mosque on West Street. The press conference included Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services Jo-Ann Miller MP, Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

It could be a very big week for the Bundamba MP

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Child abduction attempts: Stranger danger still vital

Attempted child abductions reports in Toowoomba, Roma and Chinchilla

Is truth about Islam being whitewashed in Australia?

Former SAS commander calls for honest debate about Islam, terrorism

Toowoomba teen in Syria talks on Paris terror attacks

Oliver Bridgeman Photo Contributed

Everyone is shocked and the media is going crazy (about Paris)

DATING: There’s a smorgasbord of stereotypes to test

Paul Hogan.

What stereotypes we apply to the opposite sex from exotic places?

OPINION: Face the truth or we remain virtual liars

I’m a happy, insightful, witty, amazing bloke.. but only on Facebook

Senator: Funding win for our schools

Campaign about school funding is as predictable as it is misleading

Girl, 12, charged with attempted murder for school stabbing

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

The incident happened a a Caboolture school on Monday morning

Union: Three cases of black lung recorded in three months

Black Lung is caused by a build up of coal dust in the lungs.

Black Lung is caused by a build up of coal dust in the lungs

'Billy McCulkin confessed to killing Barbara': court

Barbara McCulkin

Those charged come from Mackay, Hervey Bay and Warwick

Murder accused remanded in custody


Heavy police presence in court building

Driver tries to run police car off the road on Capricorn Hwy

Toowoomba Police traffic branch. Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

There have been no reports of erratic driving behaviour

What’s with all the (naked) runners on our streets?

Spate of nudie runs in Toowoomba reported on social media

Brough never asked me to steal Slipper's diary, says Ashby

Mal Brough

James Ashby denied the claims to Alan Jones on radio today

Croc v croc fight to the death captured on film

Photographer Sandra Bell captured this amazing image of a crocodile fight inRinyirru (Lakefield) National Park in North Queensland.

Photographer Sandra Bell captured the two crocodiles in a fight

Abbott would have 'died happy' after losing leadership

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Rockhampton Girls Grammar School for an afternoon tea. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott stands by his achievements as PM

Jonah Lomu's sons in touching tribute at funeral

Brayley and Dhyreille paid a musical tribute to their father

Burned van belonged to missing WA surfers, say police

A van belonging to two missing Australian surfers has turned up torched and with two unidentified bodies inside in northwestern Mexico, officials said Monday. Authorities are trying to determine whether the bodies are those of Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman, who were last reported in Topolobamo in the northwestern state of Sinaloa on November 20.

Bodies were discovered in a van like the one the men were driving

Horse struck by lightning in Gympie storm

Calico Creek resident Liza Cameron took this photo of the storm as it approached the Gympie region on Monday night.

A horse was struck by lightning in Gympie's Monday night storm

Pirelli shuns supermodels for Serena Williams, Amy Schumer

Comedian Amy Schumer and tennis legend Serena Williams in the annual Pirelli calendar, which has this year moved away from its traditional supermodel subjects, to women who are achievers.

You probably won't see this one pinned up in the mechanic's garage

Turkey shot down Russian jet to defend IS oil, says Putin

An image grab made from a video shows a burning Russian fighter jet coming down after being shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border. Picture: AFP

The Russian president says IS oil goes through Turkish territory.

Irish comic's letter to ISIS: 'What's the craic lads?'

Irish comedian Finchie Cova has written to ISIS, asking the terror group why his country is in its bad books

He delivers a harsh warning to ISIS to not blow up his favourite pub

WATCH: Why did the Koala cross the road? To climb a tourist

Koala mistakes tourist's leg for a climbable tree

VIDEO: Readers say dancing cop is a top bloke

Gladstone's dancing cop Constable Dominic McGee broke up the boredom of traffic controlling over the weekend with some fun moves. Photo Campbell Gellie / The Observer

Constable Dominic McGee had a blast directing traffic for 14 hours

Teens evade taxi fare as ‘their brains are still growing’

The bunch of teens panicked and ran off from the taxi without paying

Cupid’s undies are worn for a good cause

FUNDRAISING: Katrina Sinclair will take part in Cupid’s Undie Run in February to raise money for NF.

Cupid’s undies are worn for a good cause

Meat pie was man’s undoing after he lied about car crash

PIE-EATERS BEWARE: Simon Crean, who describes himself as ‘a great beef-eater’, promises consumers would be safe.

A meat pie foiled Eden Curtis Bell's story after he crashed his ute

Postie led police to man who mailed himself marijuana

A Toowoomba man acquired the drug in Sydney and mailed it to himself

Kristin Cavallari shares baby picture

Kristin Cavallari has shared a picture of her daughter online

Will Taylor Swift bring famous friends to Hamilton Island?

Taylor Swift is on tour in Australia.

Music superstar Taylor Swift may already be on Hamilton Island

David Beckham pays Paris tribute

Beckham leads stars including Bieber in tribute to Paris victims

Sinead O'Connor's disturbing new post after overdose threat

Sinead O'Connor has claimed an overdoes on Facebook

Taylor Swift fan gets to meet idol before losing hearing

Jorja Hope's one wish before she goes deaf was to meet Taylor Swift

Ella’s living in hope of meeting Taylor Swift

Ella Sinclair is dreaming of meeting her hero Taylor Swift backstage at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.

Cycstic fibrosis suffere Ella hopes to meet her idol Taylor Swift

Can we justify killing animals for food?

"Given cattle are major producers of greenhouse gases, on balance, it would be better if they didn't exist", says a bioethics professor. Photo / Getty

Philosophers discuss the ethics of eating our animal friends

Stars' Cars - Ironwoman Jordan Mercer

JORDAN MERCER: Ironwoman and paddleboard ace answers our motoring questions

Magic Mercer talks us through her car life past and present

From the farm to your plate

VIVA ITALIA: New owner Sarah Martin and her partner Michael Emerick have just re-opened the restaurant. They have big plans for it including an antipasto caf area where they will also sell all their own produce from their farm. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Fresh local produce served up at Viva Italia

Jetstar faces pointed flak as launches in NZ

The Air New Zealand ad run in the New Zealand Herald newspaper.

Jetstar's 50-seat Bombardier Q300 is due to take off from Napier

Walton says: I can’t recall

The Walton collapse left Sunshine Coast sub-contractors $2.9m out of pocket.

Liquidator Grant Thornton has reserved the right to recall Walton

Why single women are more likely to retire poor

Women still retire with around half as much superannuation as men.

BILL SHOCK: 62% of households report increased power bills

Switch off your appliances at the wall if you're heading away from home these holidays.

POLL: Have you experienced a shock on your power bill?

Be sure to read the fine print in Turnbull’s economic update

Treasurer Scott Morrison (L) and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

Turnbull has made clear that the time for a change has come

$4m in super relying only on compulsory contributions?

Noel Whittaker

Is $4m from 25 to retirement really possible?