National News

New laws following Dreamworld disaster

Forklift drivers in Queensland require more specialist training than those entrusted to operate some of the most extreme amusement rides, a review commissioned after last year's Dreamworld tragedy has found.

Cowboys may roll dice on recovering stars

North Queensland coach Paul Green admits he may have to roll the dice and play recovering stars Gavin Cooper and Lachlan Coote in a bid to keep their NRL finals hopes alive.

Royal stir after prince barred from bar

Queensland's police Commissioner Ian Stewart has strongly denied Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik was refused entry to a Brisbane bar, despite the owner saying he was only admitted after an exception was made.

Retailers not buying Qld trading changes

The National Retailers Association says proposed changes to retail trading hours in Queensland are "farcical" and won't make any difference for consumers or retail operators.