Queensland News

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Brisbane school block engulfed in flames

Brisbane school block engulfed in flames

The blaze at the Upper Mt Gravatt school is being treated as suspicious.

High-rise evacuated over ‘movement’

High-rise evacuated over ‘movement’

Residents from 131 apartments in a Sydney tower have been evacuated and engineers called after “a large crack” appeared in the ten-year-old building.

Carnival ‘refused to let dying man get off ship’

Carnival ‘refused to let dying man get off ship’

The grieving family of a man who died on a cruise ship is suing Carnival, claiming it ignored pleas to let the dying man get off to seek medical help.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Bob Hawke's 'sadness on climate failure'

Bob Hawke's 'sadness on climate failure'

Bob Hawke's granddaughter has praised his environmental record while delivering a searing criticism of Australia's "failure" to tackle climate change.

50% off Dyson?! Aussie retailer announces huge flash sale

50% off Dyson?! Aussie retailer announces huge flash sale

The Aussie retail giant has kicked off a four-day flash sale, cutting as much as 50 per cent off some major brands — including Dyson vacuums.

Robo-debt scrutinised by UN over human rights breaches

Robo-debt scrutinised by UN over human rights breaches

"The robo-debt debacle has seen the government bully people into paying debts they do not owe, in an attempt to prioritise efficiency over human rights."

‘Rock bottom’: Banks punishing your savings account

‘Rock bottom’: Banks punishing your savings account

A week after pleasing borrowers by passing on the Reserve Bank’s rate cut, the big banks are starting to penalise savers.

Awkward unedited MAFS clip surfaces

Awkward unedited MAFS clip surfaces

A clip has surfaced online of Married At First Sight without editing or music — and it’s almost too cringe-worthy to watch.

How this tattoo sparked global movement

How this tattoo sparked global movement

On the outside, Mitch Wallis had the perfect life — great job, fast car, lots of mates. Until it fell apart. Then a tattoo changed everything.

Family racks up $30k bill on holiday in Bali

Family racks up $30k bill on holiday in Bali

AN AUSSIE family came home to a nasty surprise after getting back from a holiday to find a $30,000 phone bill.

Missing teen's dad arrives, dog squad continues search

Missing teen's dad arrives, dog squad continues search

Theo Hayez's father and other family members arrived overnight and will be staying in Byron Bay to assist police with their investigation.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

The diet that’s shrinking your brain

The diet that’s shrinking your brain

What people eat is not just impacting their waistlines but also their brains, with a new study also suggesting people need to get healthier earlier.

The myth driving women away from innovation

The myth driving women away from innovation

Women have the skills to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and maths but a simple misconception is holding them back.

Aussie teen died in ‘inhumane’ circumstances

Aussie teen died in ‘inhumane’ circumstances

A Queensland teenager died in “inhumane” circumstances after going into cardiac arrest at a horse event, the Coroner finds.

Kmart’s huge $103m headache revealed

Kmart’s huge $103m headache revealed

They are two of the best-loved stores in the country. But shock new numbers have revealed a big problem facing Kmart and Target.

Folau’s secret NRL meeting revealed

Folau’s secret NRL meeting revealed

Israel Folau’s options may be on the rise after reports of a secret meeting potentially opening the door for a shock return to the NRL.

‘Creepy’ man found living in attic

‘Creepy’ man found living in attic

Police have physically removed a man who had allegedly been hiding in an attic above a young girl’s bedroom and visiting her at night.

Dad jailed for killing baby girl

Dad jailed for killing baby girl

A father who “just snapped” at his crying baby has been jailed for more than a decade for slamming her infant body to the floor.

MISSING: Woman's car found parked on side of highway

MISSING: Woman's car found parked on side of highway

Police are appealing for community assistance to help locate a 26-year-old Fernvale woman.

‘Fry him’: Wife’s words for killer husband

‘Fry him’: Wife’s words for killer husband

A mum whose five children were murdered by her husband had some harsh words for the killer when she stood the stand.

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