Queensland News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

‘Died doing his hobby:’ Brother mourns shark attack victim

premium_icon ‘Died doing his hobby:’ Brother mourns shark attack victim

The man who watched his younger brother die in his arms after he was bitten by a shark off Fraser Island urged the spearfishing community not to fear the water.

Dead teen’s mum asks for bail variation

premium_icon Dead teen’s mum asks for bail variation

The mother of one of the four teenagers killed in an alleged stolen car crash has asked a magistrate to vary her bail undertaking.

Granddad blasted by magistrate for ‘deterrent’ bedroom weapon

premium_icon Granddad blasted by magistrate for ‘deterrent’ bedroom...

A magistrate told a grandfather with an unrestrained gun in his bedroom he did not live in America.

Turtle pair rescued from fisho’s hooks

premium_icon Turtle pair rescued from fisho’s hooks

Two freshwater turtles are recovering well after surgery to remove fish hooks following a rescue at a Cairns park.

Why police swarmed on this Toowoomba home

premium_icon Why police swarmed on this Toowoomba home

RESIDENTS would have noticed a heavy police presence on Bridge St

Quad bike rider badly injured in rollover

premium_icon Quad bike rider badly injured in rollover

Paramedics, including a critical care team, have rushed a man to hospital after he badly injured his hand in a quad bike rollover.

How ‘bikie hunter’ set upon feared ex-Bandido in jail

premium_icon How ‘bikie hunter’ set upon feared ex-Bandido in jail

An ex-Lone Wolf bikie has been jailed for a number of offences, including the prison bashing of a notorious former Bandidos club boss.

‘Lock me up and I’ll shoot you f---ing dead’

premium_icon ‘Lock me up and I’ll shoot you f---ing dead’

A North Stradbroke Island resident who threatened to “shoot dead” a police officer had once fired a bullet into a bus depot, a court has been told

'Lived life to fullest': Tributes for teen killed in crash

premium_icon 'Lived life to fullest': Tributes for teen killed in crash

A Goondiwindi teenager killed in a two-vehicle crash west of Toowoomba at the weekend has been remembered as someone who lived life to the full.

Southern states launch quarantine attack on Qld

premium_icon Southern states launch quarantine attack on Qld

The southern states argue our situation is borne out of selfishness, and they’re gunning for things to change.

-2.4C, with more biting cold to come

premium_icon -2.4C, with more biting cold to come

Queenslanders shivered through another morning of below-zero temperatures today, with the mercury falling as low as -2.4C in parts of the state.

Heartbreaking: Man robbed while attending son’s funeral

premium_icon Heartbreaking: Man robbed while attending son’s funeral

A heartless robbery of a Cairns youth worker’s home while in Ingham attending the funeral of his son has tested the Mooroobool residents faith in humanity.

Sunshine Coast man dies after being hit by stolen car

premium_icon Sunshine Coast man dies after being hit by stolen car

A man who was killed when a stolen car lost control and mounted the footpath in Bundaberg has been identified as a 63-year-old Sunshine Coast man.

FIFO worker’s career concerns after hitting bar staff

premium_icon FIFO worker’s career concerns after hitting bar staff

A fly-in, fly-out miner is embarrassed by her ‘aggressive’ outburst at a popular Coast bar where she hit staff in the face and shattered crockery.

‘I f----- up’: Driver over 3x limit flips car after burnout

premium_icon ‘I f----- up’: Driver over 3x limit flips car after burnout

A burnout while close to four times the legal limit had the driver admitting he “f----- up,” after he crashed into a tree and flipped the car.

Man threatens neighbour with cane knife over dead cat

premium_icon Man threatens neighbour with cane knife over dead cat

A father flew into a blind rage when he found the beloved family pet dead in the yard.

Govt warns campers after 4WDs turned away

premium_icon Govt warns campers after 4WDs turned away

Many campers without the right paperwork were sent home over the weekend as they travelled up the beach towards Rainbow

CFMEU ‘Want to see my c**k?’ claim in court

premium_icon CFMEU ‘Want to see my c**k?’ claim in court

A CFMEU official has been accused of asking a safety officer “would you like to see my c**k?” while in the toilet of a Brisbane work site.

State’s $100b debt blowout

premium_icon State’s $100b debt blowout

Taxpayers should brace for Queensland’s debt to balloon to more than $100 billion as the state’s coffers take a bashing from reduced revenue.

Bribie Island teen killed in nightclub fall identified

premium_icon Bribie Island teen killed in nightclub fall identified

The 18-year-old man who was found dead hours after falling from a fence outside an inner Brisbane nightclub has been identified.

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