Queensland News

Mon 23 Apr 2018

'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

Motorcyclist, 31, dies following police pursuit

Motorcyclist, 31, dies following police pursuit

A motorcyclist died in a crash after fleeing police at Ipswich

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

Dead end defence: Bundy court slams man's traffic excuse

Dead end defence: Bundy court slams man's traffic excuse

THE law of averages was not on Kailen Derek Berthelsen's side when he tried to use the principle to explain his "extraordinary” traffic record.

Council seeks funding for $180m convention centre

Council seeks funding for $180m convention centre

FUNDING for a $180m Sunshine Coast Entertainment, Convention and Exhibition Centre in the Maroochydore SunCentral CBD is being sought.

The bizarre Coast council fines helping rake in $670k extra

The bizarre Coast council fines helping rake in $670k extra

Some of the weird fines that exist on the Sunshine Coast and which helped the council rake in an extra $674,449 over two years.

Been in a crash? Watch what you say on Facebook

Been in a crash? Watch what you say on Facebook

CRASH victims may have to watch what they say on social media as dodgy dealers zero in with an illegal practice that continues to flourish.

Aussies return reignites memories of tragic day

Aussies return reignites memories of tragic day

TIM Ryan admits the moment he heard the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships would return to Broadbeach, he phoned Matthew Barclay's father, Stephen.

The Coast area where it's almost impossible to get a rental

The Coast area where it's almost impossible to get a rental

ONE Sunshine Coast suburb holds the mantle for the tightest rental market in Queensland.

Jockey accused of throwing race vindicated after long fight

Jockey accused of throwing race vindicated after long fight

A SUNSHINE Coast jockey who was accused of throwing a race has finally found vindication in a 10-month battle to save her racing career.

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

A nurse who threw a 2am tantrum outside an Ipswich nightclub told police she'd refuse to treat them at hospital.

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Angry dad beat his wife and hit his young daughtera walking stick after the child tried to put a stop to the violence

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