Queensland News

Fri 18 Oct 2019

‘Callous disregard’: Christmas fatal driver jailed

premium_icon ‘Callous disregard’: Christmas fatal driver jailed

A southeast Queensland driver who hit and killed a woman on Christmas Day is eligible for immediate parole, despite showing a ‘callous disregard’ for her life.

Staff, suppliers owed $1.3m as 4WD company liquidates

premium_icon Staff, suppliers owed $1.3m as 4WD company liquidates

The director of an off-road vehicle manufacturing business is closing, leaving more than 60 creditors out of pocket.

Brisbane hotel named Queensland’s best

premium_icon Brisbane hotel named Queensland’s best

A pub run by the same family for the past 60 years has been named Queensland’s Hotel of the Year - and that's not the only title it picked up.

Woman pronounced dead after crash

premium_icon Woman pronounced dead after crash

A woman has died after suffering a medical episode and crashing her car into a building on a busy Gold Coast street.

CCC boss defends time for Trad house probe

premium_icon CCC boss defends time for Trad house probe

The chairman of corruption watchdog has defended how long it took to probe allegations against Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, saying it was a complex investigation.

Qld abattoir to be inspected after shocking report

premium_icon Qld abattoir to be inspected after shocking report

Inspectors have been ordered to a Queensland abattoir amid graphic and disturbing reports that race horses have been sent there to be slaughtered.

Diners sick, roaches found in popular Indian eatery

premium_icon Diners sick, roaches found in popular Indian eatery

A popular Indian restaurant has been hit with a hefty fine after customers left very sick and council inspectors found roaches in a filthy kitchen last year.

Men charged after alleged East Toowoomba shooting

premium_icon Men charged after alleged East Toowoomba shooting

UPDATE: A MAN has been arrested over an alleged shooting incident in East Toowoomba during which a 54-year-old man suffered a hip injury.

Adani seals vital $100m contract in major milestone

premium_icon Adani seals vital $100m contract in major milestone

Controversial miner Adani has reached a major new milestone for the Carmichael coal project, awarding a $100 million contract to construct its railway.

Sex toy, butter knives and airport security was ‘horseplay’

premium_icon Sex toy, butter knives and airport security was ‘horseplay’

A mine worker was sacked after she played a prank on her colleague at Moranbah airport.

Airlines to fill void left by Cathay Pacific

premium_icon Airlines to fill void left by Cathay Pacific

Two airlines have flown to the rescue of those desperately needing a service from Cairns to Hong Kong when Cathay Pacific ends its route in nine days.

My son was standing in his cot covered in blood

premium_icon My son was standing in his cot covered in blood

A cot covered in blood is an image that will stay with this Father It made him determined to turn their experience with haemophilia into something positive.

'He paid the highest price': Dad's torment over US shooting

premium_icon 'He paid the highest price': Dad's torment over US shooting

The father of former Sunshine Coast man Brenton Estorffe, who was gunned down in his Texas home, says he may not be able to make his son’s funeral over a visa issue.

Dozens turn out for funeral of alleged FNQ murder victim

premium_icon Dozens turn out for funeral of alleged FNQ murder victim

An Innisfail chapel has been packed out as family and friends said goodbye to a father-of-three allegedly murdered in a stabbing attack.

Man’s incredible revival after ‘dying’ 29 times

premium_icon Man’s incredible revival after ‘dying’ 29 times

Dani Katz says he ‘saw the light’ after suffering 29 cardiac arrests. But it’s what happened next was most remarkable

Team mourns ‘big brother’ after tragic US shooting

premium_icon Team mourns ‘big brother’ after tragic US shooting

A Sunshine Coast school basketball team will wear black arm bands in their next game as they mourn former captain Brenton Estorffe, who was shot dead in Texas.

Miners told to pay rail giant’s court costs

premium_icon Miners told to pay rail giant’s court costs

A GROUP of coal miners who initiated a failed court battle against Aurizon has been ordered to pay more than half of the rail giant’s court costs.

Marijuana mega-farm found thanks to tip-off

premium_icon Marijuana mega-farm found thanks to tip-off

A senior detective has described an alleged marijuana operation on a rural Fraser Coast property as "the best set-up” he had ever seen.

Battler mum goes hungry as NDIS fails her teen son

premium_icon Battler mum goes hungry as NDIS fails her teen son

A SINGLE Toowoomba mum has slammed the massive salaries paid to NDIS bosses as she and her 19-year-old son, who needs “palliative” care, struggle.

Sunshine Coast man gunned down in Texas home

premium_icon Sunshine Coast man gunned down in Texas home

A Sunshine Coast man, who moved to the US to follow his dream, has died after confronting burglars at his home in Texas while his wife and two children slept.

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