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This is a collection page for Queensland news. Check this page for breaking headlines from Brisbane plus surrounding locations such as Gold Coast, Cairns, Townsville and Mackay. Drawing upon 9News team of highly experienced journalists and producers, get latest news faster than any other media organisation. Including comprehensive local QLD news coverage today; road accidents, weather forecast, crime, QLD police news, politics, shark attacks, sports news and airport updates.

Five boats at a Gold Coast resort marina have been damaged by fire after two arsonists were seen throwing petrol onto one of the vessels and setting it alight.

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A coroner’s report into the death of a toddler shamed Queensland’s child services system and now the government is promising to consider the recommendations.

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NSW lifting restrictions on gyms; Queensland government ‘very sorry’ after testing error; Darwin to quarantine hundreds of US marines

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Queensland’s child safety department failed in its duty to protect toddler Mason Jet Lee from serious harm in the months before his death, a coroner has found.

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Queensland’s child safety department must more readily consider adoption as a way to get at-risk children out of the system, a coroner says.

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It was an icy start to winter yesterday but forecasts show the cold snap to mark the beginning of June isn’t over yet.

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Queensland’s child safety department’s handling of toddler Mason Jet Lee’s case was a failure in nearly every way, a coroner says.

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There is relief and anger in a small Queensland town following confirmation the death of a 30-year-old miner was not caused by COVID-19.

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Russia records 9000 new cases in one day; Aussies enjoy newfound freedom under easing restrictions; PM flags tradie rescue package

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The Queensland man thought to have been Australia’s youngest coronavirus victim has returned a negative test following his death.

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An 18-year-old school student has described his encounter with a three-and-a-half metre bull shark as “two minutes of terror”.

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The master of the APL England has been charged with offences relating to poor cargo loading after the vessel lost about 50 containers overboard.

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Those living in the south-east may feel a colder bite today, as the first day of winter brings wind and cooler temperatures to some southern states.

Weather

School runs in Sydney and Brisbane are more congested and chaotic than ever, as parents keep their kids away from coronavirus risks on public transport and drive them to class.

Coronavirus

After ​just two weeks in Stage One, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has given the green light for the state to move into Stage Two, 12 days earlier than first anticipated.

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The master of a container ship that lost about 50 containers overboard has faced a Queensland court over allegations of poor cargo loading.

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Major changes will come into force on Monday including how many people can attend weddings, dine inside a restaurant and where people can travel to.

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Police divers have found the body of Kane Matkovich, who was reported missing on Friday.

Brisbane

The death of a Queensland boy after a fight in a Cairns park is no longer being treated as suspicious.

Cairns

Much of Australia is entering a new phase of fewer COVID-19 restrictions but authorities will continue to monitor cases to ensure the country remains safe.

Coronavirus

Global cases surpass 6 million; Queensland announces easing of restrictions early; Future of virus-stricken livestock ship to be decided in days.

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A siege in a suburban Brisbane street has ended with the arrest of a man seven hours after officers were called to the home in Everton Hills.

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Queensland pubs and clubs may still not open despite the easing of restrictions because of the movement of staff will be heavily limited.

Economy

Queenslanders will be able to travel statewide and cafes, pubs, clubs and restaurants can seat up to 20 patrons from Monday.

Politics

Some seven hours after a bizarre break and enter where a man took his accomplice hostage, the incident has been resolved peacefully.

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Movement restrictions that were in place to stymie the spread of COVID-19 in Queensland have been brought forward to Monday, June 1.

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The Queensland Ombudsman and Human Rights Commission is now investigating the decision by Queensland Health to refuse to allow Mark Talbot the exemption on compassionate grounds to see his mother before she dies.

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A Queensland man armed himself and tried to murder a man arguing with him in the Whitsundays region, police say.

Whitsundays

Ruby Princess crew member diagnosed with tuberculosis prompting authorities to notify all recent passengers; Greece to open up tourism to Australia; Victoria school outbreak worsens; US ‘terminates’ relationship with WHO;

Coronavirus

A man shot in the stomach during a heated argument in north Queensland is in a critical condition.

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The sewage of the Queensland town of Blackwater will be tested in the hopes of detecting how many people have been exposed to or unknowingly have the virus.

Coronavirus

PM pledges $131.4 billion to Australian hospitals; Trans-Tasman travel agreement still a while away; No new cases found in Blackwater blitz; COAG to be replaced by the National Cabinet with “a job-making agenda”, the Prime Minister has announced.

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Student activist Drew Pavlou will appeal his two-year suspension from the University of Queensland after speaking out about the institution’s ties to China.

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The Australian Marine Safety Authority has charged the master of the APL England for pollution offences and ordered $22 million from the ship’s owner.

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Three women are recovering after spending hours stuck on a Gold Coast bush track.

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An investigation is continuing into the care of two teens discovered by an emergency services crew at a Brisbane home where a man’s body was found.

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Investigators are working to “untangle” the changing story of a nurse at the centre of two coronavirus scares in Queensland.

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Police are appealing for public help to uncover how a 12-year-old boy died during a fight in Cairns.

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Another storm is forecast to hit Western Australia’s south just days after a once-in-a-decade system brought widespread destruction.

Weather

The Queensland government, Seqwater and Sunwater have been ordered to pay a 2011 Brisbane floods victim more than $250,000 in compensation.

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The High Court has dismissed Fortescue Metals Group’s application to appeal a native title ruling covering its Solomon iron ore mine in Western Australia.

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Police say the post-mortem of four-year-old Brisbane girl Willow Dunn revealed she had suffered “sustained mistreatment”.

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Queensland police are investigating the death of a 12-year-old boy during a fight in Cairns overnight.

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Queensland Police say more charges are likely to be laid over the death of a severely malnourished four-year-old girl with Down Syndrome.

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A high-level probe has been ordered to determine if Queensland’s child safety system failed three disabled children, one a four-year-old who was found dead.

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A third day of search efforts are under way to find Hervey Bay man Paul Brazier, 37, with authorities working to determine if a boat found on Thursday was his.

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Police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who vanished from Deception Bay, north of Brisbane.

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As coronavirus sweeps the globe, heart-wrenching accounts have emerged of COVID-19-positive parents being separated from their babies at birth.

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More Al Kuwait crew members test positive for COVID-19; Police drop probe of Boris Johnson’s aide; ‘Ambitious’ plan to restart Australia-NZ travel; Blackwater testing continues.

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A 65-year-old woman has died after her car collided with two other vehicles on the Bruce Highway in Queensland’s Rockhampton region.

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