Queensland News

Thu 18 Jul 2019

EXPLAINED: Future of nine major new mines

premium_icon EXPLAINED: Future of nine major new mines

WITH the gate to the Galilee Basin now open, here's how one of the world's largest untapped coal fields could become the powerhouse of Queensland's economy

Fears for missing woman and children

Fears for missing woman and children

Police hold serious concerns for a 40-year-old southeast Queensland woman and three young children who have been missing since July 11.

Bullion burglary fail lands Toowoomba man in jail

premium_icon Bullion burglary fail lands Toowoomba man in jail

THE burglar got away with $250,000 worth of gold and jewellery but it's what he left behind that proved to be his undoing.

Conflict claim in $700k house that Jackie bought

premium_icon Conflict claim in $700k house that Jackie bought

There are calls for Treasurer Jackie Trad to be stripped of responsibility for Cross River Rail after revelations of an undeclared house purchase from which she...

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

A simple question over where drivers are allowed to park their cars has sparked a debate, with many motorists disagreeing with the law.

‘BMW or your fingers’: Honey trap victim’s 10 hour terror

premium_icon ‘BMW or your fingers’: Honey trap victim’s 10 hour terror

A QUEENSLAND man allegedly lured into a honey trap over social media and kidnapped was forced to sign over his new BMW or lose his fingers, police will allege.

The day my life changed: worker sues over tragic cafe blast

premium_icon The day my life changed: worker sues over tragic cafe blast

A former social worker who supported the victims and families of a tragic cafe blast is suing her former employer over the work day she says changed her life.

WATCH: All hell breaks loose on Mackay road

premium_icon WATCH: All hell breaks loose on Mackay road

Police release dramatic vision of car chase through Mackay streets

10-year-old in freak accident 'opens her eyes momentarily'

premium_icon 10-year-old in freak accident 'opens her eyes momentarily'

'One in a million accident': riders have said what is a rewarding spot can sometimes be dangerous.

Major delay in mysterious death case prevents family closure

premium_icon Major delay in mysterious death case prevents family closure

Multiple police investigations suffering from similar delays.

Palmer company losing $5m a month before collapse

premium_icon Palmer company losing $5m a month before collapse

The financial position of the Townsville nickel refinery has been laid bare, with liquidators slamming Clive Palmer’s ‘extraordinary’ financial decisions.

Plan to make Mars habitable

Plan to make Mars habitable

Researchers say small "islands" sealed off under lightweight shields that mimic the Earth's greenhouse effect could make Mars habitable.

'No control': Mum flogs, stomps son's head in sickening act

premium_icon 'No control': Mum flogs, stomps son's head in sickening act

People in court were reduced to tears hearing the "horrid” details of a Coast mother's abuse on an eight-year-old boy for playing a computer game.

Man caught with $48k of cocaine under wig

Man caught with $48k of cocaine under wig

A Colombian drug smuggler has shown the world how not to smuggle drugs by using a seriously shoddy form of disguise.

Tot’s ‘vape juice’ death ruled an accident

premium_icon Tot’s ‘vape juice’ death ruled an accident

The death of a toddler who died after ingesting his mother’s “vape juice” has been ruled an accident, prompting a push for awareness around liquid nicotine.

Murder suspect's 'associates' warned they're breaking law

premium_icon Murder suspect's 'associates' warned they're breaking law

UPDATE: A NETWORK of people helping a man wanted by police for the murder of Oakey’s Paul Rock are warned they are breaking the law.

Chemist to drug courier: Dad's job in huge meth ring exposed

premium_icon Chemist to drug courier: Dad's job in huge meth ring exposed

Steven Thanh Phong Tran was part of drug ring that delivered multi-million dollars worth of methamphetamine from Sydney to Brisbane and Mackay over 10 years

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say walking 8900 steps a day can help protect against cognitive decline and brain tissue loss from Alzheimer's disease.

Dick Smith didn’t want $500k tax return

Dick Smith didn’t want $500k tax return

Outspoken millionaire Dick Smith received a $500,000 tax refund, but says he shouldn’t get the money because he’s already wealthy.

Bruce Highway designs 'finalised', despite Doug's protests

premium_icon Bruce Highway designs 'finalised', despite Doug's protests

Bruce Highway designs which are set to put a roundabout in front of a home with more than 100 years' history are finalised, a spokesman has confirmed.

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