Queensland News

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Young eco-warrior starting local to make a lasting change

premium_icon Young eco-warrior starting local to make a lasting change

A Coolum Beach eco-warrior is proving you're never too young to make a change in her fierce campaign to ban single-use plastics in Australian restaurants.

Cyclone watch issued as Oma approaches southeast coast

premium_icon Cyclone watch issued as Oma approaches southeast coast

Forecasters predict the system is now only 20 per cent likely to hit the Queensland coast, however warnings are in place for severe weather and hazardous surf...

Hanna rape trial: ‘Woman may be regretting bad decisions’

premium_icon Hanna rape trial: ‘Woman may be regretting bad decisions’

Former Queensland union boss David Hanna’s defence has suggested a woman who accused him of raping her may simply be regretting a “series of bad decisions”.

Cyclone Oma eerily similar to 1954 disaster

premium_icon Cyclone Oma eerily similar to 1954 disaster

WHY Oma is drawing comparisons to the 1954 flood.

Three hurt in serious industrial fire

premium_icon Three hurt in serious industrial fire

Three people have been taken to hospital, with one in a serious condition, following a scrap metal fire in Townsville. SEE THE VIDEO

Worker killed, four others injured in Moranbah mine incident

premium_icon Worker killed, four others injured in Moranbah mine incident

UPDATE: A Mines Inspectorate investigation is now underway after the incident involving a grader and a personnel carrier carrying 10 people.

ASIC ramps up Queensland Nickel investigation

premium_icon ASIC ramps up Queensland Nickel investigation

Corporate watchdog ASIC has called in more government agencies into its investigation of the collapse of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel, as potential criminal...

Woman critical after attack by 600kg cow

Woman critical after attack by 600kg cow

An elderly woman is fighting for life after she was rammed and trampled by a massive cow near Ipswich.

Gift of life: Husband's ultimate sacrifice for ailing wife

premium_icon Gift of life: Husband's ultimate sacrifice for ailing wife

A dedicated Peregian husband has given the gift of life to his ailing wife for 40 years, donating her a kidney.

Bikie: ‘$100k from puppies, not crime’

premium_icon Bikie: ‘$100k from puppies, not crime’

A former Mongols bikie claims $100,000 cash found in his Gold Coast property’s bedroom was from the sale of puppies — not crime.

Teen lucky to be alive after dodging live wire

premium_icon Teen lucky to be alive after dodging live wire

WHILE brave, this young man unknowingly risked a fatal electric shock.

Border collie tied to pole for two years

premium_icon Border collie tied to pole for two years

It was clear to inspectors that he had spent a considerable amount of time walking around in circles.

Heated neighbourhood dispute ends with a gunshot

premium_icon Heated neighbourhood dispute ends with a gunshot

'This is precisely the sort of circumstance where someone drunk with a gun does something stupid (and) a person ends up dead.'

$3.9m lawsuit against Fraser Coast council settled

premium_icon $3.9m lawsuit against Fraser Coast council settled

A DEFAMATION suit potentially worth $3.9 million launched against the Fraser Coast council has been settled.

SHOCKING: Bay man injured, pet killed, in dog attack

premium_icon SHOCKING: Bay man injured, pet killed, in dog attack

Aubrey McMullen, 89, was sitting with his daughter at his home in Scarness on Friday when the incident happened.

Oma edges closer to Queensland coast as seas rise

premium_icon Oma edges closer to Queensland coast as seas rise

Latest mapping shows Cyclone Oma may take an unexpected turn

‘Love doesn’t pay the bills’: Workers struggle with low pay

premium_icon ‘Love doesn’t pay the bills’: Workers struggle with low pay

UNIONS have marched into Central Queensland to launch their campaign in the election battle for the key seats and your wages are the hot topic.

$400k Michel’s Patisserie disaster

$400k Michel’s Patisserie disaster

A Queensland couple was promised a Michel’s Patisserie store could bring in $12,000 per week. In just over a year, the store was abandoned.

Shocking act at Eminem concert

Shocking act at Eminem concert

A disability advocate has accused staff at a Brisbane concert venue of “segregation” during an Eminem concert after paying for VIP tickets.

Croakback Mountain: Is this the end of the cane toad?

premium_icon Croakback Mountain: Is this the end of the cane toad?

Cane toads have long been a bane to Queenslanders, but this controversial research could see their population contained and controlled in an unusual manner.

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