Queensland News

Thu 16 Aug 2018

BAD ROMANCE: Lovestruck residents pawns in money laundering

premium_icon BAD ROMANCE: Lovestruck residents pawns in money laundering

WARWICK residents are being lured into online relationships that cost thousands and put them at risk of going to jail... and some still won't admit it's a lie.

Labor candidate for Hinkler announced

premium_icon Labor candidate for Hinkler announced

A JOURNEY from teaching to politics was not one Richard Pascoe had originally imagined for himself.

Masterchef serving up Ipswich to the state

premium_icon Masterchef serving up Ipswich to the state

Even in the middle of winter Ipswich's own gourmet ice cream shop is as popular as ever

Iron-clad decision as states join to avoid fire disaster

premium_icon Iron-clad decision as states join to avoid fire disaster

ALL building cladding materials must be permanently marked with an Australian Standard in future to help prevent tragedies like London's Grenfell Tower blaze.

Nurse sues hospital for $1m over ‘career-ending’ injury

premium_icon Nurse sues hospital for $1m over ‘career-ending’ injury

A nurse who allegedly suffered career-ending injuries trying to restrain a panicked patient is suing the hospital she was employed at for almost $1 million.

Councillor defends exclusive club membership

premium_icon Councillor defends exclusive club membership

Paul Tully has defended having a council-owned company pay for club memberships, despite cancelling his own because it was “never of any benefit”.

Queensland’s pub with no peer hits the market

premium_icon Queensland’s pub with no peer hits the market

ONE of Australia’s best-known pubs, in a town on most travellers’ bucket lists that has played host to the nation’s great and good, is up for sale.

$1m study to quiz police over anti-Muslim bias

premium_icon $1m study to quiz police over anti-Muslim bias

Qld police will be interviewed about their attitudes towards Muslims as part of a major new study.

Smiling ‘SAM’ to dob on leadfoot drivers

premium_icon Smiling ‘SAM’ to dob on leadfoot drivers

“SAM” might look friendly when he tells you to slow down, or smiles at you when you do the right thing, but police could use the data collected.

Man threatened to slash his mother's throat over sugar

premium_icon Man threatened to slash his mother's throat over sugar

He left threatening messages on her phone

REVEALED: Flights, cash and special treatment inside council

premium_icon REVEALED: Flights, cash and special treatment inside council

THE Crime and Corruption Commission identified five cases of inappropriate conduct of an Ipswich councillor or senior executive officer.

Why the Gympie Muster is the best festival in Australia

premium_icon Why the Gympie Muster is the best festival in Australia

Their two worlds became one 19 months ago through a shared love of country music.

PHOTOS: Campers keen with 8 sleeps left before Gympie Muster

premium_icon PHOTOS: Campers keen with 8 sleeps left before Gympie Muster

Excited newcomers and familiar faces alike have continued filing in to the Amamoor Creek State Forest grounds.

Train drivers blow the whistle CQ motorist near misses

premium_icon Train drivers blow the whistle CQ motorist near misses

Shocking accounts of poor driving endangering train driver's lives.

'Rip it up': Sanity prevails in speeding ticket debacle

premium_icon 'Rip it up': Sanity prevails in speeding ticket debacle

AN IPSWICH man caught speeding in a school zone when students were on holidays has had his ticket ripped up by Queensland Police.

Fraser Coast water takes out top honours in taste test

premium_icon Fraser Coast water takes out top honours in taste test

Water from one of the Fraser Coast's has won top honours in the Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test

Cashless card roll-out one step closer in Hervey Bay

premium_icon Cashless card roll-out one step closer in Hervey Bay

The controversial cashless debit card is one step closer to being rolled out in Hervey Bay, but local activists and business leaders aren't sold on its benefits

Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

premium_icon Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

The cashless welfare card would cripple one of Hervey Bay's leading community markets and drastically affect others across the region

Kilkivan business recognised for their innovative approach

premium_icon Kilkivan business recognised for their innovative approach

A KILKIVAN business has been nominated in the Community Achievements Awards for its innovative approach to holistic grazing methods.

Hapless handbag thief caught in the act

premium_icon Hapless handbag thief caught in the act

DAD-to-be Kenneth Shenton was spotted by a woman as he tried to take off with her handbag.

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