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Long weekend exodus clogs Bruce Highway, creates patchy M1 congestion
The Australia Day long weekend exodus is in full swing on Friday afternoon with the Bruce Highway northbound from Brisbane at a crawl for 30 kilometres and patchy delays along the M1 heading south to the Gold Coast. The Bruce Highway northbound...

WATCH: Keeping tabs on 'Amy' the tiger shark at Lady Elliot
Amy – the female tiger shark that's recently been satellite tagged and is swimming around the popular Lady Elliot Island. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort executive assistant to the general manager Amy Gash said in the past few weeks there had been multiple...

Bat 'crisis' in Ingham delays emergency helicopter, and parents threaten to boycott local school
A north Queensland mayor says the town of Ingham has reached "crisis point" after thousands of flying foxes stopped a rescue helicopter from landing at the local hospital. Key points: The flying fox population in Ingham has blown out to 300,000 prompting...

Australian of the Year finalist says go nuclear to cut emissions
Australian of the Year finalist Munjed Al Muderis, the celebrated orthopaedic surgeon who arrived as a refugee on a leaking boat after fleeing Sadam Hussein's Iraqi regime, has vowed to use his platform to advocate for greater action on climate change.