Queensland News

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Man crushed between cow and fence

Man crushed between cow and fence

LifeFlight was tasked to the North Burnett mission earlier today.

Map forecasts a freezing weekend

Map forecasts a freezing weekend

THE cold snap is showing no signs of letting up with a high pressure system bringing little relief from winter’s icy grip

Bare-bummed backpacker caught on camera

Bare-bummed backpacker caught on camera

A DISTURBED Queenslander caught a bare-bottomed backpacker using her front lawn as a dunny, and she claims its been going on for years.

‘$140b on the national credit card’

‘$140b on the national credit card’

OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has labelled the Turnbull Government’s $144 billion tax cuts that kick-in in seven years time “a political joke”.

Dreamworld worker fired for ‘almost identical’ accident

Dreamworld worker fired for ‘almost identical’ accident

TWO years before four people died horrifically on the Thunder River Rapids ride, a worker was fired for an “almost identical” accident.

Frog given CPR after snake spits it out

Frog given CPR after snake spits it out

A FROG that was regurgitated after being eaten by a snake has been resuscitated by a Townsville wildlife lover.

Up to 200mm of rain in 24 hours: 'Things may get freaky'

Up to 200mm of rain in 24 hours: 'Things may get freaky'

THE weather event hasn't been "locked in”, but one forecaster is giving Northern Rivers residents an early heads up about the possibility.

Here's 3 ways to scare scammers, telemarketers off for good

Here's 3 ways to scare scammers, telemarketers off for good

BE WARNED, though, your neighbours might call the police. And if you're at work, you might get fired.

Plastic bag ban? What ban?

Plastic bag ban? What ban?

THE plastic bag ban has Queenslanders fired up, with many questioning whether a ban has happened at all.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Relative charged in Airlie Beach cold case

Relative charged in Airlie Beach cold case

The 51-year-old man was arrested in Brisbane on Thursday

Fumes force Tigerair flight turnaround

Fumes force Tigerair flight turnaround

A Tigerair plane has been forced to return to Brisbane airport following reports of fumes in the cabin.

Staffer says bosses ‘never visited’ ride operators

Staffer says bosses ‘never visited’ ride operators

A DISTRESSED junior ride operator who was working on the doomed ride the day of the Dreamworld tragedy has revealed how little training she had.

WATCH: Kevin Bloody Wilson duets with country legend

WATCH: Kevin Bloody Wilson duets with country legend

He's known for his profanity-laden tunes, but did you know Kevin Bloody Wilson actually has a remarkable singing voice?

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service crews are on route to a caravan rollover on the Bruce Highway at Bells Creek.

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

FRIENDS of the Biloela family who lost their deportation appeal today are holding on to hope for an intervention to allow them to stay in Australia.

Shocking level of violence revealed in QLD jail

Shocking level of violence revealed in QLD jail

PRISON officers and former inmates have revealed what really goes on inside Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre — from bashings to attempted suicides.

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

LATEST: The driver of a car involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway near Dalby remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

THE Queensland Government is urging community groups to help build the state into an age-friendly community.

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

SHOCKING new figures paint a damning picture of the Territory’s child abuse problem, with an average of close to one child a week falling victim to sexual harm

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

A QUEENSLAND doctor helped identify a new genetic disorder which is so rare it has only been found in three children worldwide, including Queensland siblings.

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