Queensland News

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Seth MacFarlane’s massive $1m donation

Seth MacFarlane’s massive $1m donation

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is the latest celeb to dig deep, dipping into his own stash to give directly to the Irwins’ Australia Zoo.

‘Like a gunshot’: Mum feared for life as rock hurled at car

premium_icon ‘Like a gunshot’: Mum feared for life as rock hurled at car

A mother feared for her young children’s lives after a rock was hurled at her car from a Bruce Highway overpass on the Coast, filling the SUV with glass.

Chaos as protester rushes stage at Invasion Day rally

premium_icon Chaos as protester rushes stage at Invasion Day rally

Chaotic scenes have erupted at an Invasion day rally in Brisbane’s CBD, after a protester rushed the stage screaming “who do you think you are” during a speech.

Can-Do picks his greatest moments

premium_icon Can-Do picks his greatest moments

Receiving a title in this year’s Australia Day honours, former premier and lord mayor Campbell Newman nominated what he believes are his greatest achievements.

Ex-ministerial adviser’s six-figure claim settlement

premium_icon Ex-ministerial adviser’s six-figure claim settlement

The State Government has settled a compensation claim by a former senior media adviser, who exposed problems within ministerial offices in legal documents.

Five Qld patients await deadly virus test results

premium_icon Five Qld patients await deadly virus test results

Queensland’s chief health officer warns the deadly coronavirus poses a serious threat to the state, with five Queensland patients awaiting test results.

Bronco charged with alcohol-fuelled offence

premium_icon Bronco charged with alcohol-fuelled offence

Brisbane Broncos’ pre-season has hit a snag with a Qld State of Origin forward hit with an alcohol-fuelled charge by police. He also faces club sanctions.

FIRST LOOK: Athletes to go the distance at Iron X event

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Athletes to go the distance at Iron X event

IN PHOTOS: As top athletes prepare to push themselves to the limit, Sunshine Coast residents have got the first glimpse at tomorrow's Iron X obstacle course.

WATCH: 30 people in drunken brawl at Qld harbour

premium_icon WATCH: 30 people in drunken brawl at Qld harbour

A drunken brawl involving more than 25 people broke out in Mackay last night.

Can you celebrate Australia Day without Vegemite snags?

premium_icon Can you celebrate Australia Day without Vegemite snags?

Butchers are ready for the busiest period on the calendar behind Christmas. Are you game to try the cheese and Vegemite sausages and patties?

Single-vehicle, truck incident at Boyne Island

premium_icon Single-vehicle, truck incident at Boyne Island

A PERSON was taken to hospital after a single-vehicle and truck incident at Boyne Island last night.

Sip, shop and feel less guilty

premium_icon Sip, shop and feel less guilty

Combating the growing number of takeaway coffee cups ending up in landfill

Father charged over baby son’s death

premium_icon Father charged over baby son’s death

A Gladstone man whose tiny son died after suffering “catastrophic brain injuries” and other internal injuries has been charged with the little boy’s murder.

Chopper airlifts trapped hikers off side of popular mountain

premium_icon Chopper airlifts trapped hikers off side of popular mountain

WATCH: Two hikers have been winched to safety after they became trapped on a small ledge on the side of Mt Beerwah yesterday.

Hostage hero receives highest honour

premium_icon Hostage hero receives highest honour

A lifelong scout who saved four women in a hostage situation has been honoured with a Medal of the Order of Australia.

Teen flown to hospital after fall from horse

premium_icon Teen flown to hospital after fall from horse

THE Bundaberg LifeFlight crew were called to an incident late yesterday afternoon.

Australian of the Year kicks off with a perfect joke

premium_icon Australian of the Year kicks off with a perfect joke

Eye surgeon Dr James Muecke has commenced his role as Australian of the Year with a perfect joke, after Ash Barty was named the Young Australian of 2020.

FULL LIST: Queensland’s Australia Day honours list announced

premium_icon FULL LIST: Queensland’s Australia Day honours list announced

A country music star, a cricket legend and a top judge head the list of high-profile Queenslanders honoured in the Australia Day awards. SEE THE FULL LIST

Sat 25 Jan 2020

US star takes out Triple J’s Hottest 100 top song

premium_icon US star takes out Triple J’s Hottest 100 top song

Triple J’s top song in its Hottest 100 has dealt a blow to an Aussie star as Tones and I, Hilltop Hoods, the late Juice WRLD and Denzel Curry made the list.

Townsville a key ‘hub’ for Indian investment

premium_icon Townsville a key ‘hub’ for Indian investment

Plans to develop Townsville as Northern Australia’s investment hub will be pursued as part of the Government’s announced overhaul of its development agenda.

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