Queensland News

Thu 18 Oct 2018

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

A STUNNING portrait of a local identity has received an honourable mention in an international award competition.

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

I need a reasonable explanation that can help me understand how a percentage of the population who care about their health and fitness can be widely condemned.

Plane lands in Queensland without front wheels

Plane lands in Queensland without front wheels

EMERGENCY services have been called to Townsville Airport after reports an aircraft is attempting to land without its front landing gear.

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Too little too late: Coolabunia farmer believes supermarket drought relief milk doesn't cut it.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Abortion legalised in Queensland

Abortion legalised in Queensland

A CENTURY-OLD law that criminalised pregnancy termination in Queensland has been overturned, making abortion legal across the state.

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

Research found Ipswich had more committees than any other local government area, with some councils even ditching the committee structure.

Campaign to bring home injured Queensland man

Campaign to bring home injured Queensland man

THE family of a Cairns man badly injured in a motorcycle crash in Vietnam are desperate to bring him home to Australia for his medical treatment.

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

WATCH THE VIDEO: A magpie caught on film mimicking a pet dog has created a nice change from the usual territorial bird renowned for swooping and attacking.

Crikey! Gruesome image wins Irwin praise in photo comp

Crikey! Gruesome image wins Irwin praise in photo comp

ROBERT Irwin son of Australia’s legendary crocodile hunter has been commended in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

A WOMAN in her 20s has died after her car ran off the road and hit a tree on Bangalow Rd this afternoon.

'Archaic' abortion laws prevent true equality in Queensland

'Archaic' abortion laws prevent true equality in Queensland

LAUGA speaks passionately in parliament on decriminalising abortion

YouTube suffers global outage

YouTube suffers global outage

THE world’s most popular video streaming service is experiencing a global outage. And people are not happy.

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Few struggled more so in last week's severe storms than Coolabunia dairy farmer Damien Tessmann and his unlikely feathered friend, Lazarus.

Call it the "killing Ted Bill" - MP speaks against abortion

Call it the "killing Ted Bill" - MP speaks against abortion

This startling assertion was just one of many in an emotive speech delivered by Hervey Bay's LNP State Member Ted Sorensen in Queensland Parliament.

GPC REPORT: Traces of PFAS found in fish

GPC REPORT: Traces of PFAS found in fish

TRACES of poly-fluoroalkyl substances have been found in fish at Ship Creek, Gladstone Ports Corporation has revealed today.

Mum cops fine for unbuckled kids

Mum cops fine for unbuckled kids

The mother had taken the children for a drive so they could go for a swim.

Most obscene Aussie CEO salaries revealed amid protest plans

Most obscene Aussie CEO salaries revealed amid protest plans

TOP TEN: OUR highest-paid CEO earns 435 times the average wage while everyday workers struggle to cope. Now a protest has been organised.

Powerful surf, storms and lightning warning for boaties

Powerful surf, storms and lightning warning for boaties

Wild weather conditions continue to pound the Sunshine Coast with thunderstorms and powerful surf through to next week.

45 wallabies removed after vital breeding program closes

45 wallabies removed after vital breeding program closes

Tina Janssen says she is disappointed by the lack of State funding received during the fifteen year operation of her bridled nail tail wallaby breeding program.

Why seniors are encouraged to be connected online

Why seniors are encouraged to be connected online

In many places the grant money from the Be Connected program is going towards purchases of digital devices like tablets and computers.

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