Queensland News

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Winter is still giving us the chills

Winter is still giving us the chills

PARTS of southern Queensland should brace for a chilly weekend, with temperatures set to plunge below freezing.

Cane growers set to buy back Mackay Sugar mill

Cane growers set to buy back Mackay Sugar mill

MACKAY Sugar Limited has announced it will sell off one of its mills to cane growers, if all goes to plan.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Queensland the state that feels the most hard done by

Queensland the state that feels the most hard done by

AUSTRALIA has seen endless economic growth for almost three decades but one state thinks they’re getting the short end of the stick.

Bennett denied in ‘unbelievable’ Broncos snub

Bennett denied in ‘unbelievable’ Broncos snub

REPORTS out of Red Hill have claimed long-time coach Wayne Bennett was denied an extension on his career with the Broncos.

Man's leg crushed by tractor

Man's leg crushed by tractor

A MAN in his fifties has been airlifted to hospital after his leg was injured in a farming machinery incident on a property near Toowoomba this afternoon.

Major Coast school placed into lockdown

Major Coast school placed into lockdown

A MAJOR Sunshine Coast school was placed into lockdown this morning following reports of suspicious behaviour.

Car rolls after collision with pig

Car rolls after collision with pig

A COLLISION with a wild pig on a well-used Townsville road has caused a car to rollover in the early hours of Friday morning.

SHOCKING: Dad slams 4-year-old girl into pole

SHOCKING: Dad slams 4-year-old girl into pole

UNFORGIVEABLE was the word used to describe the actions of a Sunshine Coast father caught assaulting his 4-year-old daughter at a shopping centre on CCTV.

'Our little secret': Sophisticated porn extortion scam

'Our little secret': Sophisticated porn extortion scam

Victims are warned not to interact with the email at all.

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

A WOMAN who was accidentally given oven cleaner to drink to cure hiccups is fighting for compensation.

Queensland company wins four-year Tweed tourism contract

Queensland company wins four-year Tweed tourism contract

Tweed Shire Council takes a new direction for the promotion of its tourism.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Manhunt for gang over Gold Coast shooting

Manhunt for gang over Gold Coast shooting

A DOZEN police officers remain at the scene after a man was shot and dumped from a car on the Gold Coast.

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

A ROMA police officer who was fired for his role in the death of a motorbike rider has failed to have his dismissal overturned by a tribunal.

What the childcare subsidy changes mean to me

What the childcare subsidy changes mean to me

LIKE many mums returning to the workforce childcare was one of my biggest worries.

Dust storms build across Queensland

Dust storms build across Queensland

Almost a decade since a dust storm consumed Brisbane, forecasters are warning Queenslanders that the climate is ripe for another one.

Kids treated after peak hour crash

Kids treated after peak hour crash

TWO children are being treated for injuries following a two-vehicle crash.

Police find 3D printers used to make guns at Coast home

Police find 3D printers used to make guns at Coast home

POLICE Sergeant Edwards said three handguns had been manufactured using a 3D printer. He said the guns were capable of being fired.

Frosty start, but warmer mornings ahead

Frosty start, but warmer mornings ahead

COLD? Spare a thought for Roma. The Bureau of Meteorology reported apparent temperatures of -4.3C with a real temperature of -0.3C at 6.30am.

Thieves accidentally livestream robbery

Thieves accidentally livestream robbery

A GANG of thieves has unwittingly livestreamed themselves allegedly stealing surveillance cameras that were linked to the owner’s phone.

Queensland company could win $7.6M Tweed tourism contract

Queensland company could win $7.6M Tweed tourism contract

Council officers are recommending snubbing Destination Tweed in favour of DR Tourism

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