Queensland News

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Heartless thieves break in, take presents from under tree

premium_icon Heartless thieves break in, take presents from under tree

A HARRISTOWN family has been left devastated after the majority of their Christmas presents were stolen by a smash-and-grab thief.

Schoolgirls' heroics save family from beach tragedy

premium_icon Schoolgirls' heroics save family from beach tragedy

Three teenage schoolgirls have rescued a family from drowning at an unpatrolled stretch of beach in a dramatic start to the holidays.

WATCH: Raids lead to drug, child exploitation charges

premium_icon WATCH: Raids lead to drug, child exploitation charges

POLICE have charged 15 people with more than 55 offences after four days of drug raids in Warwick and Stanthorpe.

Man charged with assault on police officer

Man charged with assault on police officer

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a police officer

Anger as Coles mini cases sell out

premium_icon Anger as Coles mini cases sell out

COLES Christmas minis have proved popular with collector cases sold out in a matter of days in Ipswich, Springfield and Redbank.

Chemello moves to make public his register of interests

premium_icon Chemello moves to make public his register of interests

The register of interests list memberships of organisations, a councillor's personal assets, loans, donations and investments.

High-end Springfield homes buck market trends

premium_icon High-end Springfield homes buck market trends

Prices soften in $350,000-$550,000 range

Rescuers trapped in ‘one-in-120-year rain event’

premium_icon Rescuers trapped in ‘one-in-120-year rain event’

Emergency services rescuing the drivers from two vehicles reported to have been submerged in flooding west of Brisbane also became trapped as wild weather delivered...

Drowning tragedy: Teen identified, mum tells of pain

premium_icon Drowning tragedy: Teen identified, mum tells of pain

A TEEN who drowned as he was swept away by rapidly flowing waters at a popular waterway has been identified, as his mother has told how her “heart has broken into a...

Gold Coast Airport’s Chinese coup

premium_icon Gold Coast Airport’s Chinese coup

CHINESE tourism on the Gold Coast is tipped to soar after a massive travel-booking company made a major commitment to the city.

Drivers rescued, roads cut, rivers rising as deluge hits

Drivers rescued, roads cut, rivers rising as deluge hits

TWO people suffered injuries when their car went into a dam on the Western Downs at the height of heavy rains last night.

Emergency services stuck during storm rescue

Emergency services stuck during storm rescue

Two drivers were rescued from their vehicles after they became submerged in flood waters just outside of Dalby.

Vandals unleash on famous Christmas lights display

premium_icon Vandals unleash on famous Christmas lights display

After having her impressive Christmas light display up for less than two weeks Lyn Collis was shocked to find someone had tried to tear it down.

New arcade makes it cool to pinball again

premium_icon New arcade makes it cool to pinball again

With the resurging love of retro pop culture, the husband and wife team of Planet Arcades have opened their second Coast outpost.

Mine expansion could have 'significant impact'

premium_icon Mine expansion could have 'significant impact'

Department says Grasstree mine project could have 'significant impact' on animals

Veteran’s plea after sick theft

Veteran’s plea after sick theft

A war veteran has erected a heartbreaking sign out the front of his home after thugs stole a very special item from his house.

Cars trapped in floodwaters in cyclone aftermath

Cars trapped in floodwaters in cyclone aftermath

Drivers were trapped in rapidly rising floodwaters and a teenager drowned in a swollen creek as wild weather battered Queensland overnight.

‘Conspiracy theories’ force new domestic violence trial

premium_icon ‘Conspiracy theories’ force new domestic violence trial

The case for a domestic violence order was so filled with ‘conspiracy theories’ it has now been granted a new trial by a Gold Coast judge.

Theme park bosses hit back at animal activists

premium_icon Theme park bosses hit back at animal activists

Theme park bosses and city leaders have hit back at activists after operations were disrupted multiple times over the weekend. They have slammed the protests and...

Coral ‘probiotics’ could prevent bleaching on GBR

premium_icon Coral ‘probiotics’ could prevent bleaching on GBR

New ‘probiotics’ could help coral protect themselves from heat stress on the Great Barrier Reef

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