Queensland News

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Coast teen entrepreneur making up for assault, robbery

premium_icon Coast teen entrepreneur making up for assault, robbery

Sunshine Coast youth who threatened school staffer, stole 13-year-old's mobile phone says he is turning his life around by running a business, having a pet

Business executive threatened to jail boy he sexually abused

premium_icon Business executive threatened to jail boy he sexually abused

Cornelius Wales told eight-year-old boy 'I love you' after sexual assault, then silenced his victim with prison threats

Man on parole when he slashed woman’s face

premium_icon Man on parole when he slashed woman’s face

A man who slashed a mother in the face with a machete after stealing copper piping was given parole just three days earlier, a court was told.

Death of ‘beautiful’ boy leaves family devastated

premium_icon Death of ‘beautiful’ boy leaves family devastated

‘Heartbroken’ loved ones of Michael Ryan have expressed their devastation at the loss of their ‘beautiful’ boy.

‘Adani-whisperer’ to stand down

premium_icon ‘Adani-whisperer’ to stand down

The senior bureaucrat tasked with helping solve Adani’s outstanding environmental approvals, has decided to leave the role.

Grieving brothers’ heartache as Donna Steele’s killer jailed

premium_icon Grieving brothers’ heartache as Donna Steele’s killer jailed...

“You have taken a big part of our family’s futures; they were devastated by what you did the day you took her sister away."

TRIBUTE: Adrenaline junkie with big heart dies in crash

premium_icon TRIBUTE: Adrenaline junkie with big heart dies in crash

Shane Webb, the victim of a fatal crash at Minden, died doing something he loved - riding a motorbike with the wind blowing his handlebar moustache.

UPDATE: One dead in North Bundaberg crash

premium_icon UPDATE: One dead in North Bundaberg crash

AUTHORITIES have confirmed a man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Bundaberg North.

Monster waves, damaging winds batter Australia

Monster waves, damaging winds batter Australia

Massive waves will pound the east coast today as a 2000km-long front of gales smashes Australia, to be followed by an “exceptionally cold night”.

Snapped rope costs zipline company $50k

premium_icon Snapped rope costs zipline company $50k

An award-winning zipline adventure company has been slapped with a hefty fine after a woman broke her pelvis when the braking rope snapped.

'Trad must resign': Unionists storm Parliament

premium_icon 'Trad must resign': Unionists storm Parliament

Hundreds of construction workers have stormed Parliament House after a fiery Question Time, demanding Deputy Premier Jackie Trad resign.

‘Outrage’ at the story the world ignored

‘Outrage’ at the story the world ignored

When a fire destroyed the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, the world knew in three minutes. But this most recent disaster has divided the internet.

WATCH: Huge drug trafficking syndicate busted

premium_icon WATCH: Huge drug trafficking syndicate busted

40 people are facing serious criminal charges after a huge drug trafficking syndicate across central and northern Queensland. WATCH THE VIDEO OF WHAT POLICE FOUND

PHOTOS: Stunt rider targeted in $60K truck arson attack

premium_icon PHOTOS: Stunt rider targeted in $60K truck arson attack

Freestyle motocross rider and owner of Wide Bay FMX's has been left devastated after his passion, and second income, went up in smoke overnight.

Parents sentenced over neglect of child on vegan-only diet

Parents sentenced over neglect of child on vegan-only diet

An Australian vegan couple has dissolved into sobs in court after being sentenced for the cruel malnourishment of their 20-month-old baby.

Council dismissal one year later: how we got here

premium_icon Council dismissal one year later: how we got here

It has been one year since Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe swung the sword to dismiss the city's councillors, in an extraordinary move.

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

MORE than 1700 homes and businesses in Toowoomba lost power this morning after a transformer exploded.

UPDATE: Lauga fights back after integrity attack

premium_icon UPDATE: Lauga fights back after integrity attack

Keppel MP insists she's innocent after accusations she failed to declare overnight stay with developer in China

Government plans to make Central Queensland a hydrogen hub

premium_icon Government plans to make Central Queensland a hydrogen hub

Representatives agree the region is prime for exporting the emerging commodity

Co-worker saw tradie trip and fall down ventilation shaft

premium_icon Co-worker saw tradie trip and fall down ventilation shaft

Tradies have watched as their mate Mohamad Riche’s dead body was lowered by crane off a construction site after the 38-year-old worker fell five storeys.

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