Queensland News

Wed 12 Dec 2018

FOUND: Teen boy returns to Raceview family

FOUND: Teen boy returns to Raceview family

Family and police held concerns for his safety and well being as this was out of character.

Father of twins accused of snatching girl

Father of twins accused of snatching girl

A man accused of snatching a girl from a Kmart and sexually assaulting her after her mum lost sight of her has been revealed as a father of twin girls.

Owen redevelops into category 1 system

Owen redevelops into category 1 system

Cyclone Owen has redeveloped into a category 1 system and is expected to intensify further whipping up a potentially destructive weekend.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

A MARINE biologist and artist hopes her new book will inspire children to take action to save the Great Barrier Reef from the effects of climate change.

'I'm haunted by the smell of burning skin'

'I'm haunted by the smell of burning skin'

IT'S that stomach-turning stench of cooking meat — his own body engulfed in flames — that still haunts the New South Wales cowboy. WARNING: Graphic.

Man in critical condition airlifted after Benarkin crash

Man in critical condition airlifted after Benarkin crash

The incident was reported at 3.54pm today and involved a single vehicle crashing into trees on the D'Aguilar Highway.

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

There are still 32 fires burning across Queensland

Suspect in custody after alleged Blackbutt stabbing

Suspect in custody after alleged Blackbutt stabbing

POLICE are on scene at a Hart St address in Blackbutt, investigating a possible stabbing.

UPDATE: Grass fire south-west of Gladstone

UPDATE: Grass fire south-west of Gladstone

Four fire crews have been dispatched to the scene, with the fire burning at both sides of the highway.

PARENT PICKLES: Guide to travelling with the kids

PARENT PICKLES: Guide to travelling with the kids

Long periods of travel can be testing on anyone - let alone children.

Aldi announces crazy cheap Dyson deal

Aldi announces crazy cheap Dyson deal

MADNESS will yet again descend onto Aldi stores following its announcement to sell Dyson vacuums for ridiculously low prices.

OPINION: The only Christmas present we want from ScoMo

OPINION: The only Christmas present we want from ScoMo

Some will argue that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has time to turn the Titanic around but does anyone seriously believe that?

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

NORTHERN Star photographer Marc Stapelberg has been honoured in an international award competition for this impressive image.

$350m oversight with this train corridor

$350m oversight with this train corridor

It looks like the interior of any Australian train. But an error with $4.4b worth of new carriages has led to a bill of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Remedy to our cities’ growing pains ignored

Remedy to our cities’ growing pains ignored

Queensland’s rapidly growing communities are causing major issues for our public transport, roads, hospitals and schools a landmark report warns.

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Are you aware of the dangers of low level dams?

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Bureau issues tropical Cyclone Watch

Bureau issues tropical Cyclone Watch

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a tropical Cyclone Watch for parts of the eastern Top End of the Northern Territory.

Heartbroken mum's plea: 'Don't let this happen to you'

Heartbroken mum's plea: 'Don't let this happen to you'

MICHELLE remembers how tightly the little four-year-old held her hand every time they stepped outside of their Sydney home. This is her warning for your family.

Police appeal for public help to find man after altercation

Police appeal for public help to find man after altercation

Police are appealing to members of the public to help identify the man, who may be able to assist police with their inquiries.

Pacific Highway reopens after double fatality

Pacific Highway reopens after double fatality

The Pacific Highway at Glenugie has reopened after a single-vehicle roll-over on Sunday night which left two people are dead and one seriously injured

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