Queensland News

Sun 5 Jul 2020

Shark hunter makes grim prediction after fatal attack

premium_icon Shark hunter makes grim prediction after fatal attack

A veteran hunter said he had fought his whole life to save people from sharks but his advice continued to be ignored.

‘Unbelievable’: Wild motorway ride shocks drivers

premium_icon ‘Unbelievable’: Wild motorway ride shocks drivers

A driver has captured the “unbelievable” moment a car sped down the sectioned-off footpath on a major Sunshine Coast road. WATCH THE VIDEO

Man accused of plunging chisel into victim’s stomach

premium_icon Man accused of plunging chisel into victim’s stomach

A man who “plunged” a chisel into the stomach of his victim after allegedly breaking into his house has been denied bail

Daughter refuses to back down as mum battles rare cancer

premium_icon Daughter refuses to back down as mum battles rare cancer

A Sunshine Coast woman has raised thousands of dollars for her mother, who’s facing a terrifying battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

Police examine dancefloor footage

premium_icon Police examine dancefloor footage

Fines may be handed out as police examine footage of revellers dancing at Queensland nightspots this weekend.

‘Do not swim’: Blunt government warning for Fraser visitors

premium_icon ‘Do not swim’: Blunt government warning for Fraser visitors

A warning from the Queensland government is offering blunt advice for visitors to the popular island paradise.

What has become of Bundy’s medicinal cannabis crops

premium_icon What has become of Bundy’s medicinal cannabis crops

Rows of green and a medical dream – medicinal cannabis has become a reality for THC Global.

Almost 100 years between fatal Fraser Coast shark attacks

premium_icon Almost 100 years between fatal Fraser Coast shark attacks

One has to go back almost 100 years to read of the attack

Friends, neighbours mourn ‘fantastic’ dad killed by shark

premium_icon Friends, neighbours mourn ‘fantastic’ dad killed by shark

The elderly neighbour of a Sunshine Coast man killed by a shark says she wishes she had died instead so he could keep being the amazing father he was known for.

Man allegedly tried to rape woman after beach walk

premium_icon Man allegedly tried to rape woman after beach walk

A woman has managed to escape from a man who she claims sexually assaulted her and tried to rape her on a Queensland beach.

Paramedics rush to crash after a car and cyclist collide

premium_icon Paramedics rush to crash after a car and cyclist collide

A cyclist has been rushed to hospital after colliding with car on on a busy Coast intersection.

Search for missing man resumes

premium_icon Search for missing man resumes

Robert Boettiger, 42, was last seen in Finch Hatton on June 24.

NQ First makes splash with uranium mining and $2b road plan

premium_icon NQ First makes splash with uranium mining and $2b road plan

NQ First leader Jason Costigan is putting forward ambitious election promises to get Central Queenslander tongues wagging.

Elderly man injured in rollover on highway

premium_icon Elderly man injured in rollover on highway

Ambulance officers are treating the 70-year-old man for several injuries after the single-vehicle accident.

‘SWIM PAST MY FEET’: Couple shares Fraser shark encounter

premium_icon ‘SWIM PAST MY FEET’: Couple shares Fraser shark encounter

Caretakers staying on Fraser Island have taken to Facebook to share their experiences with sharks after yesterday’s fatal attack

Man with propeller injury flown to Townsville

premium_icon Man with propeller injury flown to Townsville

UPDATE: The man, in his 40s, was struck in the face by a propeller.

Insurance giant slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ over coal project

premium_icon Insurance giant slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ over coal project

One of the world’s biggest insurance giants was pilloried this week for what critics claim is gross hypocrisy playing out in Queensland’s coal sector.

CBD shaken by tragic balcony fall

premium_icon CBD shaken by tragic balcony fall

Staff at a Cairns hostel and pub will be offered counselling after a woman fell from a balcony while patrons ate dinner below.

‘Hearts hurting’: Tributes flow for shark attack victim

premium_icon ‘Hearts hurting’: Tributes flow for shark attack victim

The grieving widow of a man mauled by a shark off Fraser Island yesterday has posted a photo of the couple, as friends paid tribute to the father of two.

Final nail in the coffin: Seibold must go

premium_icon Final nail in the coffin: Seibold must go

Anthony Seibold is surely a dead-man walking. Based on this latest debacle he must quit.

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