Queensland News

Sat 30 May 2020

Man allegedly threw bottles, spat at police in wild chase

premium_icon Man allegedly threw bottles, spat at police in wild chase

A man remains in hospital under police guard after he allegedly threw glass bottles and spat at officers in a high-speed chase in a stolen BMW overnight.

BREAKING: Motorcyclist killed in Maryborough crash

premium_icon BREAKING: Motorcyclist killed in Maryborough crash

A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Maryborough

Man arrested over alleged Collinsville shooting

premium_icon Man arrested over alleged Collinsville shooting

Police say a man was shot in the stomach early this morning.

Rural Fireys without Blue Cards now allowed to fight fires

premium_icon Rural Fireys without Blue Cards now allowed to fight fires

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the government to back down on their plan to remove fireys without Blue Cards.

Heartbroken mum shares beautiful memories of daughter’s life

premium_icon Heartbroken mum shares beautiful memories of daughter’s life

Melissa Pryke was creative, quick-witted... and gone far too soon. Now her heartbroken mother shares the most beautiful details of her daughter’s wonderful life.

Robert shows off battle scars from ’massive’ crash

premium_icon Robert shows off battle scars from ’massive’ crash

Robert Irwin has taken to social media to show off his battle scars after a “massive” mountain biking crash this morning.

Capturing local impacts of COVID for state-wide project

premium_icon Capturing local impacts of COVID for state-wide project

Photographer Tahlia Stehbens says 'I think it is highly important to document the human condition and how they adapt'.

One-tonne ‘rag ball’ pulled from sewage treatment plant

premium_icon One-tonne ‘rag ball’ pulled from sewage treatment plant

It took four plant operators, five hours with shovels and pitch forks

Young girl falls 10m at popular mountain track

premium_icon Young girl falls 10m at popular mountain track

Multiple emergency services are working to assist a hiker who reportedly fell 10 metres at Mt Beerwah about midday.

Father sprays street with bullets in drive-by shooting

premium_icon Father sprays street with bullets in drive-by shooting

A man involved in a targeted drive-by shooting in a suburban street told police he bought a rifle for protection.

Police divers search river for missing man

premium_icon Police divers search river for missing man

Water Police, divers and SES crews are searching a section of a major waterway after a 40-year-old man was last seen three days ago.

Huge cost of border closure revealed

premium_icon Huge cost of border closure revealed

Tourism leaders say the economy is bleeding out while the NSW-Queensland border is closed with the overall cost ranging into the billions.

Angry residents claim lack of support before boy’s death

premium_icon Angry residents claim lack of support before boy’s death

Furious residents who live around a park where a 12-year-old boy died said the community had been abandoned by service providers in the lead-up to the incident.

Beyond the scars: Working hard for a healthy heart

premium_icon Beyond the scars: Working hard for a healthy heart

Anyone who knows Charlie Payne knows he has a big heart, especially when it comes to local sport.

'There were no signs': Shock after rising singer's death

premium_icon 'There were no signs': Shock after rising singer's death

TOOWOOMBA couple Laurie and Louise Stewart are still searching for answers after the death of their talented teenage daughter Kyesha.

Slap on the wrist for child rapist who targeted three girls

premium_icon Slap on the wrist for child rapist who targeted three girls

There was anger in the courtroom as child rapist Caleb Zaccharia Mcewen was sentenced for preying on three girls under the age of eight.

Mum’s heartbreaking tribute to her ‘precious little man’

premium_icon Mum’s heartbreaking tribute to her ‘precious little man’

Almost a week after two boys were killed in a rollover on a rural property, the mother of one of the children has spoken of her grief.

Genetic test to confirm link between nurse and Nathan Turner

premium_icon Genetic test to confirm link between nurse and Nathan Turner

An aged care nurse infected with pandemic coronavirus is under fire for withholding information to public health officials.

Tim Tams, Monte Carlo and Kingstons fuel pandemic munchies

premium_icon Tim Tams, Monte Carlo and Kingstons fuel pandemic munchies

It’s shaping up to be a Tim Tams, Cruskit and Monte Carlo led recovery with hungry Aussies gobbling up our favourite biscuits during the lockdown.

The next steps facing besieged nurse who had coronavirus

premium_icon The next steps facing besieged nurse who had coronavirus

Queensland Health has announced the terms of reference for an independent inquiry into a suspended Rockhampton aged care nurse.

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