Queensland News

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Missing Atherton man praised as ‘gentle and kind’ doctor

premium_icon Missing Atherton man praised as ‘gentle and kind’ doctor

An Atherton doctor who went missing during a fishing trip off Innisfail is being remembered as a compassionate and dedicated family man with a love of wild and...

Eight-year-old injured in M1 rollover

premium_icon Eight-year-old injured in M1 rollover

Multiple people, including a four-year-old child, have been taken to hospital after a crash on the M1.

Where to find cheapest doctors

premium_icon Where to find cheapest doctors

Queenslanders are paying more than ever to see a GP. Find out where the cheapest and most expensive areas are in the state to get sick.

Dad files $940K lawsuit against driver after horror crash

premium_icon Dad files $940K lawsuit against driver after horror crash

The ute left the road, became airborne and collided with the north side of a dry creek bed causing the ute to roll multiple times.

Hot and stormy: Humidity persists after rain

premium_icon Hot and stormy: Humidity persists after rain

Thunderstorms have brought only temporary relief to Queensland, with humid conditions tipped for the rest of the week.

‘Pretty freaky’: Box jelly feeds on baby fish

premium_icon ‘Pretty freaky’: Box jelly feeds on baby fish

"It was pretty freaky, my friend and I had only been kayaking at the marina earlier in the day."

‘Completely untenable’: Crossbench turns on Minister

premium_icon ‘Completely untenable’: Crossbench turns on Minister

Pressure is building on Bridget McKenzie to step down, as Senate crossbenchers confirm they will back a Senate inquiry into the sports grants scandal.

'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

premium_icon 'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social media sensation.

Dad punches 15-y-o daughter’s adult boyfriend

premium_icon Dad punches 15-y-o daughter’s adult boyfriend

Pushed to breaking point by his 15-year-old daughter’s older boyfriend, this father snapped.

‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

premium_icon ‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

A LAIDLEY woman has refused to properly identify herself or plead guilty or not guilty in court, saying she was a “traveller”.

Facebook groups solving crime in your neighbourhood

premium_icon Facebook groups solving crime in your neighbourhood

Community Facebook groups are solving crimes by sharing CCTV images of burglars in what police have described as a “modern-day neighbourhood watch”.

Coronavirus: Viral threat goes global

premium_icon Coronavirus: Viral threat goes global

Tests results for a Queensland man, suspected of having recovered from a new SARS-like virus, which has killed four people, are expected in the next day or so.

Failed builder missed critical financial deadline

premium_icon Failed builder missed critical financial deadline

The state’s building watchdog has revealed a failed Sunshine Coast construction company had missed a critical deadline to supply financial information.

Toowoomba LifeFlight helps set incredible new record

premium_icon Toowoomba LifeFlight helps set incredible new record

DEMAND for LifeFlight’s vital service continues to grow and it released new figure show how busy its crews were in 2019.

Young father in court over violent glassing of stranger

premium_icon Young father in court over violent glassing of stranger

A 21 year old charged with grievous bodily harm applied for bail over the Walkerston incident.

Mary Christmas spitter’s bizarre rant in Gympie court

premium_icon Mary Christmas spitter’s bizarre rant in Gympie court

The man who pleaded guilty to spitting in a child’s face at the Gympie Mary Christmas street festival last year has aimed a bizarre ran at police.

LNP's petition after dairy tender 'outrage'

premium_icon LNP's petition after dairy tender 'outrage'

The State Government is facing pressure to overturn a decision to overlook a Coast business for a hospital dairy contract, with the LNP pushing for a review.

90-year-old Peregian fire victim's road to recovery

premium_icon 90-year-old Peregian fire victim's road to recovery

When the home of 90-year-old Pam Murphy burnt to the ground in the Peregian Beach bushfire, two neighbours didn’t hesitate to help.

'It is devastating': Wild storm rips roof off house

premium_icon 'It is devastating': Wild storm rips roof off house

EMERGENCY services freed a family trapped in a storm-wrecked building.

Dad backhands stepdaughter over clothing choice

premium_icon Dad backhands stepdaughter over clothing choice

'A 13-year-old girl should never end up with bruises to her body as a result of disciplinary action.': Court sentences violent dad.

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