Queensland News

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Calls to deport former NZ Idol winner

premium_icon Calls to deport former NZ Idol winner

A former cop has questioned why a New Zealand Idol winner has not been deported after being convicted three times in the last 12 months.

Minister applies heat on airlines over regional fares

premium_icon Minister applies heat on airlines over regional fares

Queensland’s Transport Minister has called the chiefs of regional airlines in to discuss the issue of crippling airfares in the regions.

Nutri-Grain Series: We deliver the goods on Round Five

Nutri-Grain Series: We deliver the goods on Round Five

With the Nutri-Grain series now done and champions crowned, we run the rule over the athletes to deliver its surf life-saving summer report card.

Woman attacked near off-leash dog beach

premium_icon Woman attacked near off-leash dog beach

A woman is being treated for face and arm injuries after being attacked by a dog north of Brisbane this morning.

Watch: Driver dodges two trucks head-on

premium_icon Watch: Driver dodges two trucks head-on

A young woman has narrowly avoided a horrific head-on collision after two trucks appeared on a rain-slicked Queensland highway. SEE THE VIDEO

USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

premium_icon USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

USQ researchers have discovered a new world, which like Saturn, is less dense than water and if placed in an ocean large enough would float.

Stockpile of measles vaccines for Queensland

premium_icon Stockpile of measles vaccines for Queensland

Queensland Health has stockpiled up on more than 80,000 measles vaccines.

Emergency roadworks on major road

premium_icon Emergency roadworks on major road

A burst water main is causing emergency roadworks on a major Gold Coast road.

Drugs-up-bum man faces more time

premium_icon Drugs-up-bum man faces more time

A man who had been questioned by police over the death of his girlfriend, and had attempted to smuggle drugs up his bottom will spend more time behind bars.

Queensland truckie back in court over alleged police pursuit

premium_icon Queensland truckie back in court over alleged police pursuit

Man facing a number of charges relating to an alleged pursuit, including ramming police cars, makes bail application in Grafton Local Court

Father drank two bottles of whisky before driving

premium_icon Father drank two bottles of whisky before driving

A YOUNG dad was told by a magistrate it was a “good idea” he bought a bike after being caught driving after drinking two bottles of whisky.

Meet the growers who celebrate dry weather for crops

premium_icon Meet the growers who celebrate dry weather for crops

IF YOU fancy a drop of red, you might start viewing the recent dry spell as a wine glass half-full.

Youth gang’s eight- minute reign of bus ‘mayhem’

premium_icon Youth gang’s eight- minute reign of bus ‘mayhem’

A gang of teenagers have been caught on camera laughing as they terrorised a bus driver and passengers, kicking and throwing bottles, before robbing the till.

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.

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