Queensland News

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Gympie man, 20, on bender coward punches 57yo man

premium_icon Gympie man, 20, on bender coward punches 57yo man

A young Gympie man coward-punched a man in his 50's last year and was lucky not to be sent to prison.

Elderly man dies after being hit by car

premium_icon Elderly man dies after being hit by car

An elderly man has died after being hit by a car near the NSW border in the early hours of this morning.

And now it’s the ‘juvenile jail fail’

premium_icon And now it’s the ‘juvenile jail fail’

Frustrated police say they are babysitting children in packed watch houses because the State Government failed to plan for new laws increasing the age of a juvenile...

OMA OUCH: Youth swept off feet by surging swell

premium_icon OMA OUCH: Youth swept off feet by surging swell

IT’S the sort of scene that leaves you with your heart in your mouth.

Surprise reason behind Bikie’s GoFundMe page

premium_icon Surprise reason behind Bikie’s GoFundMe page

The president of a Queensland chapter of the Hells Angels has set up a crowd-funding page and it’s not for the reason you think.

Residents at wits end as King Tide hits

premium_icon Residents at wits end as King Tide hits

Flood-affected Townsville residents who say they’ve already “been through enough” are now dealing with the impact of a king tide.

‘He’s free to roam but I am in fear of my life’

premium_icon ‘He’s free to roam but I am in fear of my life’

One of the survivors of recently freed rapist Robert John Fardon has backed the LNP’s push to put GPS trackers on serial sex offenders until they die.

Cyclone Oma keeps tracking our way

Cyclone Oma keeps tracking our way

Cyclone Oma has been upgraded to a destructive Category 3 system as it continues to bear down on the Queensland coast – in news that has the state’s big wave...

$1.5b disaster bill may lead to more borrowing

premium_icon $1.5b disaster bill may lead to more borrowing

Treasurer Jackie Trad has not ruled out borrowing more to cover the estimated $1.5 billion cost of Queensland’s summer of disasters.

Exploration needs bipartisan backing

premium_icon Exploration needs bipartisan backing

THE search for new “hidden” mineral fields will only succeed if both sides of politics back and fund exploration, according to the peak body for geoscientists.

FNQ mums fighting for justice

premium_icon FNQ mums fighting for justice

They were their beloved baby boys, lost in the most tragic of circumstances - and now three Far North mums are joining forces to get justice for their sons.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

State blasted over severe disability centre closure

premium_icon State blasted over severe disability centre closure

THE Federal Government has taken a swipe at Queensland Health over its handling of the closure of the Halwyn Centre for the severely disabled.

‘I’m just a judge, why would anyone pay attention?’

premium_icon ‘I’m just a judge, why would anyone pay attention?’

A VETERAN barrister facing disciplinary charges has copped a strong serve from a judge, who has accused him of insulting the intelligence of tribunal members.

Broncos bombshell: Young prodigy suspended

premium_icon Broncos bombshell: Young prodigy suspended

BRONCOS prodigy Payne Haas has been hit with a four-match suspension after the young tyro refused to cooperate with an NRL Integrity Unit investigation.

'Grub' father's selfish acts risk baby's life

premium_icon 'Grub' father's selfish acts risk baby's life

He used meth before evading police at high speed, nearly hitting a fence and driving on the wrong side of the road.

Bundy businessman cops $20k fine for marine poisoning

premium_icon Bundy businessman cops $20k fine for marine poisoning

BUNDY businessman Phillip John Hunt says he just wants to keep his little "part of Australia clean”.

Two-month-old puppy saved from jaws of snake

premium_icon Two-month-old puppy saved from jaws of snake

PATAPOUF the puppy had only been in his home for a few weeks when he nearly became a carpet python’s breakfast.

Patient airlifted after colliding with a cow on a quad bike

Patient airlifted after colliding with a cow on a quad bike

RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service was tasked to a quad bike roll over which landed a patient in hospital

Lawyer to stand trial in Ipswich council corruption saga

premium_icon Lawyer to stand trial in Ipswich council corruption saga

QUEENSLAND barrister Sam Di Carlo will be tried for money laundering and offering a mayor profits in return for support for a property development.

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