Queensland News

Wed 17 Oct 2018

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

WATCH THE VIDEO: A magpie caught on film mimicking a pet dog has created a nice change from the usual territorial bird renowned for swooping and attacking.

‘I’m not surprised’: Joyce on spill rumours

premium_icon ‘I’m not surprised’: Joyce on spill rumours

BARNABY Joyce has sensationally declared he is not surprised he’s being asked if he wants to roll Michael McCormack.

Crikey! Gruesome image wins Irwin praise in photo comp

Crikey! Gruesome image wins Irwin praise in photo comp

ROBERT Irwin son of Australia’s legendary crocodile hunter has been commended in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

A WOMAN in her 20s has died after her car ran off the road and hit a tree on Bangalow Rd this afternoon.

'Archaic' abortion laws prevent true equality in Queensland

'Archaic' abortion laws prevent true equality in Queensland

LAUGA speaks passionately in parliament on decriminalising abortion

YouTube suffers global outage

YouTube suffers global outage

THE world’s most popular video streaming service is experiencing a global outage. And people are not happy.

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Few struggled more so in last week's severe storms than Coolabunia dairy farmer Damien Tessmann and his unlikely feathered friend, Lazarus.

Call it the "killing Ted Bill" - MP speaks against abortion

Call it the "killing Ted Bill" - MP speaks against abortion

This startling assertion was just one of many in an emotive speech delivered by Hervey Bay's LNP State Member Ted Sorensen in Queensland Parliament.

GPC REPORT: Traces of PFAS found in fish

GPC REPORT: Traces of PFAS found in fish

TRACES of poly-fluoroalkyl substances have been found in fish at Ship Creek, Gladstone Ports Corporation has revealed today.

Labor outmuscles Opposition on Premier probe

premium_icon Labor outmuscles Opposition on Premier probe

THE Palaszczuk Government has quashed an Opposition attempt to establish a select Ethics committee to investigate allegations levelled at the Premier.

Hundreds of women in Bundy against abortion bill: Batt

premium_icon Hundreds of women in Bundy against abortion bill: Batt

MEMBER for Bundaberg David Batt says male MPs are being slammed for opposing the decriminalisation of abortion in Queensland.

Data reveals this Ipswich suburb is the one to watch

premium_icon Data reveals this Ipswich suburb is the one to watch

HERE you can often get into the property market for under $250,000.

Mum cops fine for unbuckled kids

Mum cops fine for unbuckled kids

The mother had taken the children for a drive so they could go for a swim.

Man pleads guilty to abusing his mum

Man pleads guilty to abusing his mum

He was told breaking things would not solve any problems.

Most obscene Aussie CEO salaries revealed amid protest plans

Most obscene Aussie CEO salaries revealed amid protest plans

TOP TEN: OUR highest-paid CEO earns 435 times the average wage while everyday workers struggle to cope. Now a protest has been organised.

Powerful surf, storms and lightning warning for boaties

Powerful surf, storms and lightning warning for boaties

Wild weather conditions continue to pound the Sunshine Coast with thunderstorms and powerful surf through to next week.

Family 'forever grateful' to rescuers after Noosa drowning

premium_icon Family 'forever grateful' to rescuers after Noosa drowning

The distraught step-father of a Peregian man killed in surf at Noosa National Park has thanked those who risked their lives to rescue him.

45 wallabies removed after vital breeding program closes

45 wallabies removed after vital breeding program closes

Tina Janssen says she is disappointed by the lack of State funding received during the fifteen year operation of her bridled nail tail wallaby breeding program.

Why seniors are encouraged to be connected online

Why seniors are encouraged to be connected online

In many places the grant money from the Be Connected program is going towards purchases of digital devices like tablets and computers.

Why we can't name and shame all child sex offenders

Why we can't name and shame all child sex offenders

How you can help change the laws so predators are exposed

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