Brought out to work on the sugar plantations, Annie was a woman of colour who defied all odds to participate in a predominantly white community.
Draft legislation which would see voluntary assisted dying allowed in Queensland will be introduced into the state's parliament next week. So how does the proposed law compare to other states?
If we want to prevent lockdowns in the future, we need to know what happened at the Brisbane hospital at the centre of these recent clusters. And we just don't have the facts yet.
It's all well and good to be able to connect cases through genomic sequencing. But it's important to be able to connect them epidemiologically as well.
The risk of COVID escaping from hotel quarantine or a health-care setting will never be zero. But in NSW and Queensland, was everything possible done to minimise the risk?
The relaxed rules allow Brisbane to bid to host the Olympics at a much lower cost than previous host cities have had to bear. But who really benefits?
We need to rigorously analyse data from recent lockdowns, so we can respond better to future outbreaks.
Queensland was a smoking ruin for federal Labor in 2019. As we head towards a possible election later this year, the sunshine state presents a big challenge — and opportunity — for Anthony Albanese.
Each state has responded differently to the latest outbreaks. But all have mounted effective responses.
Greater Brisbane will spend the next three days in lockdown, although this time around it's to ensure no further spread from a single known case, rather than to suppress an existing outbreak.
DNA from the humble sea sponge is shedding light on the "dark matter" that makes up much of our genomes.
Queenslanders head to the polls tomorrow. The Palaszczuk Labor government has vocally backed the resources industry – but our research suggests the issue will not decide the election result.
Thanks to COVID-19, state governments matter now, in ways they haven't for decades.
Neither Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk, nor the Liberal National Party's Deb Frecklington appear to be interested in highlighting the needs and perspectives of women ahead of October 31.
Australian rules football was actually played before rugby union in Queensland — and it was only a quirk of history that caused Queenslanders to switch allegiances.
The Queensland opposition wants an 8pm curfew for children under 14 and 10pm for those under 17, in Townsville and Cairns.
As Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk and the LNP's Deb Frecklington vie for Queenslanders' votes, leadership, COVID and economic recovery are set to dominate debate.
A new study of how stinging tree venom causes intense agony may help uncover new ways to manage pain.
Queensland's 120-year-old mistake of fact excuse allows defendants to argue they honestly and reasonably believed the other person consented to sex — even if they did not.
Three young women attracted backlash this week after failing to quarantine and bringing COVID-19 into Queensland. But public shaming could discourage people from following public health advice.