Queensland News

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Onion slip: Constipation-aid accident case hits blockage

Onion slip: Constipation-aid accident case hits blockage

'Menacing' behaviour complained of as companies ask shallot-slip accuser to stay away 

Size matters: Man's 350kg pumpkin has its own 'house'

Size matters: Man's 350kg pumpkin has its own 'house'

Grown with a little love and a whole lot of manure, this whopping veggie must be seen to be believed.

Why petrol prices are sky high

Why petrol prices are sky high

MOTORISTS around the country have cried foul over massive petrol price increases. Here’s how to avoid the worst of it.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

How Aboriginal trackers helped find 3yo Aurora in bush

How Aboriginal trackers helped find 3yo Aurora in bush

Max melted hearts and police probed the bush, but Aboriginal trackers were the unsung heroes who lent their skills when 3yo Aurora went missing overnight.

How former 120kg Bay teen became an Instagram star

How former 120kg Bay teen became an Instagram star

A year ago, Josie Desgrand used to look to fit Instagram influencers for inspiration - now she's one of them.

Police find woman feared dead in suspicious house blaze

Police find woman feared dead in suspicious house blaze

UPDATE: The owner of the Alexandra Headland house that went up in flames this morning has been found after fears she had died in the blaze.

'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

A PROUD mum has opened up about the daily challenge of caring for her high needs son whose limp arm is lovingly referred to as his 'lucky fin', just like Nemo.

More than $16k worth of marijuana seized in Bay

More than $16k worth of marijuana seized in Bay

More than half a kilogram of marijuana and drug utensils were seized from a Hervey Bay address on Friday

'Vigilante' jailed for attack on dog 'mistreater'

'Vigilante' jailed for attack on dog 'mistreater'

A SUNSHINE Coast man who took the law into his own hands and slammed his car repeatedly into his neighbour's home has been jailed for six months.

Bruce Hwy: $800m to fast-track billion-dollar upgrade

Bruce Hwy: $800m to fast-track billion-dollar upgrade

BREAKING: A billion-dollar upgrade of the Bruce Hwy will be fast-tracked after the Federal Government today allocated $800 million to the project.

Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

THE founder of a movement to help reduce waste and empower women in developing countries has made the move to Bundaberg.

Prison in lockdown while staff hold safety meeting

Prison in lockdown while staff hold safety meeting

Maryborough jail was put into lockdown while discussions took place between management and a group of officers on Monday morning.

Man captures amazing drone footage of croc after saving kids

Man captures amazing drone footage of croc after saving kids

A Queensland man could have saved the lives of two children swimming just metres from a hungry crocodile before capturing amazing footage. WATCH VIDEO.

Loose dog cause of five car pile-up

Loose dog cause of five car pile-up

Two women taken to hospital after crash outside Gympie

Suspected snake bite at high school

Suspected snake bite at high school

BREAKING: Paramedics have rushed to a Queensland high school after fears a man was bitten by a potentially deadly snake. FILE PHOTO

Regional prosecutors struggle under pressure

Regional prosecutors struggle under pressure

SPECIAL REPORT: Claims regional prosecutors are being stretched too thin in the face of overwhelming workloads

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Guards find woman, 44, deceased during a routine cell check

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

By the time he looked up it was too late to avoid a crash - and the resulting disaster for the innocent victims.

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

AFTER a three hour search, police have confirmed one of the two teenagers suspected of stealing a car in Mackay overnight has been found and arrested.

Child trapped in Bruce Hwy crash wreckage, major delays

Child trapped in Bruce Hwy crash wreckage, major delays

A child has sustained multiple leg fractures in a horror Bruce Highway crash, as two other children and five adults are also taken to hospital this afternoon

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