Queensland News

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Incredible creations from TAFE fashion students

premium_icon Incredible creations from TAFE fashion students

ONE of the students has been inspired by Lady Gaga's "brave and unique outfits”, as well as Beauty and the Beast.

FUEL WARS: Battlelines drawn as servos buck price trend

premium_icon FUEL WARS: Battlelines drawn as servos buck price trend

A petrol price war has erupted in a pocket of the Coast, driving down the cost of a tank and luring motorists in search of a bargain.

Woman steals from open home while agent isn't looking

premium_icon Woman steals from open home while agent isn't looking

A GLADSTONE woman who stole from an open house and pawned the goods for cash has been ordered to complete 12 months' probation.

State silent despite plea for 'no-brainer' expansion to rail

premium_icon State silent despite plea for 'no-brainer' expansion to rail

A rail line extension is vital to cope with population growth, SEQ Council of Mayors and administrator Greg Chemello have declared.

The only why that we should be asking

premium_icon The only why that we should be asking

I'm tired of running scared, of looking behind my shoulder and crossing my fingers that I remain safe, Tessa Patrick writes.

Sore feet led to cancer diagnosis for Toowoomba boy

premium_icon Sore feet led to cancer diagnosis for Toowoomba boy

WHEN Liam Forknall returned from school complaining of sore feet his mother Sally chalked it up to growing pains. The reason, however, was much more sinister.

Kids crammed in family daycare ‘ripoff’

premium_icon Kids crammed in family daycare ‘ripoff’

IPSWICH family daycare provider caught out allegedly ripping off taxpayers through cramming too many children into classes and failing to pass on rebates.

Australia’s luckiest Lotto postcodes and hotspots

premium_icon Australia’s luckiest Lotto postcodes and hotspots

Victoria raked in the largest amount of Lotto prize money as Queensland took out the biggest payout, while NSW has the most millionaires. SEE IF YOUR SUBURB IS...

Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

ON A basket of 22 festive items, from prawns to puddings, it’s been revealed one supermarket is 14 per cent cheaper than its nearest rival.

Telcos’ low blow after bushfire crisis

premium_icon Telcos’ low blow after bushfire crisis

The Premier is furious with Australia’s telecommunications giants after learning what they intend to do in the wake of Queensland’s devastating bushfires.

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

The convergence of a ‘zombie’ cyclone and a low-pressure system will result in eastern Australia’s biggest weather event since March.

Alleged abduction kept quiet for three days

premium_icon Alleged abduction kept quiet for three days

Police have revealed the reason for a three-day delay in making public the alleged abduction and indecent treatment of a little girl from a shopping centre.

Distressed toddler locked in garage

premium_icon Distressed toddler locked in garage

Babies left alone, house unlocked, after parents decide to 'pop out'

Feud flares up over Qld gas field

premium_icon Feud flares up over Qld gas field

A Qld company is fighting to take control of a gas field from a minority stakeholder, a UK firm still owned by a bloke now in jail for a renewable energy scam.

Toowoomba mayor yet to address $14,300 fine for misconduct

premium_icon Toowoomba mayor yet to address $14,300 fine for misconduct

MAYOR Paul Antonio still hasn’t commented on a local government panel finding he engaged in misconduct, despite taking time in a meeting yesterday.

150 rounds of shock treatment for involuntary patient

premium_icon 150 rounds of shock treatment for involuntary patient

An involuntary patient was subjected to nearly 150 bouts of electroshock therapy in two-and-a-half years before authorities sought an emergency review.

Architects’ institute warns of ‘pretenders’

premium_icon Architects’ institute warns of ‘pretenders’

Beware of “pretender” architects. That’s the warning from the Australian Insitute of Architects after a Sunshine Coast man did this.

The silver bullet for our obesity epidemic

premium_icon The silver bullet for our obesity epidemic

Researchers, including from Queensland, have identified what they say is the most cost-effective and implementable weapon against Australia’s obesity epidemic.

Sugar code to stay boosting confidence

premium_icon Sugar code to stay boosting confidence

North Queensland sugar canegrowers have been given much-needed certainty with the Federal Government announcing it will keep the Sugar Code of Conduct in place.

Specialists flown in for missing man search

Specialists flown in for missing man search

Specialist police officers from Cairns and Brisbane will be deployed today in the ongoing search for a man missing in rugged bushland north of Townsville.

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