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  • Queensland LNG exports hit record levels

    12 January 2018 2:59 AM 10 1

    Resources are boosting the Queensland economy, with the state recording record LNG exports over the past year. Data released on Friday shows LNG exorts from Queensland in 2017 totalled 20.2 million tonnes, eclipsing the 2016 record by 2.7 million tonnes. Queensland Resources Council chief executive Ian Macfarlane said the LNG sector was forecast to continue

  • Schoolboy Mackenzie Harvey at home against England

    11 January 2018 10:23 PM 7

    Teenage cricket prodigy Mackenzie Harvey says he scared even himself sometimes with how comfortable he felt against England's one-day attack in his 39-ball half century. A month after 18-year-old grade cricketer Jason Sangha scored a patient century against the visitors in Townsville, Victorian schoolboy Harvey gave England a second glimpse at Australia's

  • Wanted man cut from wall after he disappears during toilet visit

    11 January 2018 10:23 PM 9

    Police have had to cut a man out of a wall to arrest him after he was seen entering a bathroom and never came out. Staff at an apartment building on Elizabeth Street in the CBD watched the strange scene unfold from about 3am on Thursday when the 31-year-old homeless man entered a bathroom in the foyer. Three hours later he had still not emerged. At 6am staff

  • Sydney International: In-form Ash Barty cruises into semi-finals

    11 January 2018 7:33 PM 17 1

    Australian star Ashleigh Barty has booked a Sydney International semi-final showstopper with compatriot Daria Gavrilova after a convincing final-eight win on Thursday. The 19th-ranked Barty showed why she entered the summer as the nation's No.1 player after dominating an error-prone Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2 on Ken Rosewall Arena. A most gorgeous goal in the A-League

  • Man jailed for drunken Queen Street Mall rape

    11 January 2018 6:55 AM 15

    A man who raped a drunk woman on the verge of passing out in Brisbane's Queen Street Mall has been sentenced to five months behind bars. Mohamed Husein Mohamud was interrupted by police after he was caught on the city council's CCTV digitally penetrating the 18-year-old on a bench in August 2015. The Brisbane District Court heard Mohamud joined the woman

  • Australian teen Destanee Aiava feeling tennis blues

    11 January 2018 6:55 AM 19

    Australian teenager Destanee Aiava has been left close to tears after a straight-sets rout by former world No.5 Eugenie Bouchard in their Kooyong Classic match, saying she needs a break from tennis. The 17-year-old had no answer to Bouchard, who posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory on Thursday in their Australian Open warm-up in Melbourne. Aiava has had a big month

  • Australian accused of smuggling charged in Cambodia

    11 January 2018 6:55 AM 15

    Phnom Penh: An Australian woman arrested at Phnom Penh airport has been charged with drug trafficking by Cambodian authorities. Tran was charged on Wednesday at Phnom Penh Municipal Court with "unlawful keeping, transporting or trafficking of narcotics substances" according article 40 of Cambodia's law on drug control, said In Song, bureau chief at the Interior

  • Ashleigh Barty party continues at Sydney International with win over Strycova

    11 January 2018 6:55 AM 13 1

    Rising star Ashleigh Barty set up an all-Australian Sydney international semi-final with Daria Gavrilova after crushing Czech Barbora Strycova on Thursday. Barty triumphed 6-3, 6-2 against a visibly frustrated Strycova who possessed no answers to the metronomic 21-year-old, the result ensuring an Australian will play in the women's final for the first

  • My name is Jimi review: Torres Strait Island tale keeps the culture alive

    11 January 2018 3:06 AM 10

    So says Jimi​ Bani​ in this warm-hearted piece in which we are welcomed into his ancestral home in the Torres Strait, where we meet his family, share their stories and challenges. Bani is not just the charismatic main actor in this piece. He is a custodian of his culture and soon to be the ninth chief of the Wagadagam​ clan on remote Mabuiag​ Island

  • Markets Live: ASX set to extend losses

    10 January 2018 10:14 PM 21

    Wall Street's major indexes fell on Wednesday, stalling the rally that marked the start of 2018, after a report that China is considering slowing its purchases of US government debt. "We've had a tremendous run, mostly unabated since Trump's election in 2016 and with no volatility. If we do see a pullback, that's going to be a buying opportunity," said Michael