Queensland News

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Trad reveals surplus smaller than forecast

premium_icon Trad reveals surplus smaller than forecast

The public service razor gang has saved the Palaszczuk Government from falling into deficit after falling coal prices and GST payments took a $879 million chunk out...

Qld burns surgeons on standby to help volcano victims

premium_icon Qld burns surgeons on standby to help volcano victims

Brisbane surgeons have been put on standby if needed to help fatigued New Zealand doctors care for the victims of the White Island volcano eruption.

Severe warning issued: Large hail, damaging winds to strike

Severe warning issued: Large hail, damaging winds to strike

STORMS are closing in on the Sunshine Coast with the most severe cells expected to hit the area north of Cherbourg, and the Moreton Bay and Brisbane areas.

Tragic twist in little Madelyn’s horror crash death

premium_icon Tragic twist in little Madelyn’s horror crash death

The name of a girl killed in a crash near Gladstone has been released, as cops reveal a tragic twist in the horrific incident that shattered a Queensland family.

Prince Andrew ‘sex slave’ says FBI confirms death threat

premium_icon Prince Andrew ‘sex slave’ says FBI confirms death threat

Virginia Giuffre, the Cairns mum who claims she was trafficked for sex by Jeffrey Epstein, has tweeted a cryptic message in which she claims a death threat

Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

premium_icon Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

A Sunshine Coast mum has lashed out after discovering those who play the role of Santa in shopping centres don’t require Blue Cards.

120 workers likley to be axed as iconic bakery closes

premium_icon 120 workers likley to be axed as iconic bakery closes

Around 120 workers face a grim start to 2020 following the announcement that George Weston Foods will be closing a Top Taste bakery.

High school opens its own brewery for teenage students

premium_icon High school opens its own brewery for teenage students

Forget maths, English and history – this school is teaching teens how to brew their own alcohol – it has even installed its own microbrewery.

Man arrested after car crashes into home

premium_icon Man arrested after car crashes into home

Resident thought there was an earthquake when a car hit his house

McLarens Landing boss to face trial

premium_icon McLarens Landing boss to face trial

The former boss of a popular Gold Coast resort will stand trial for allegedly using money from Christmas party deposits to fund gambling and luxury trips.

Why was bus driver’s petrol bomb killer left untreated?

premium_icon Why was bus driver’s petrol bomb killer left untreated?

The man who killed a Brisbane bus driver with a petrol bomb had been discharged from mental health services two months before the attack.

Child-abusing councillor could stay in office

premium_icon Child-abusing councillor could stay in office

A councillor found guilty of child sex offences may keep his job, despite his boss declaring he is not welcome to return.

Charity founder on warpath after being cleared

premium_icon Charity founder on warpath after being cleared

She had been accused of ripping off the business she founded to the tune of $150,000 in order to pay for her personal expenses, today Jean Madden was cleared

Cows on the road? What you need to know

premium_icon Cows on the road? What you need to know

Stray livestock on country roads is part of rural life, but what should you do if the worst occurs?

The glaring omission in Carl Wulff's corruption tell-all

premium_icon The glaring omission in Carl Wulff's corruption tell-all

Some felt this movie was an attempt to garner sympathy for the former Ipswich City Council CEO but most were frustrated or angry about one glaring omission.

Check out this un-bull-ievable sight at the local pub

premium_icon Check out this un-bull-ievable sight at the local pub

Loveable steer Norman pops into watering hole to say ‘Merry Christmas and a Happy Moo Year!

Plea to parents as southeast school runs dry

premium_icon Plea to parents as southeast school runs dry

A southeast Queensland school has run out of water, with parents asked to send full bottles to school with their children.

Sudden death of 'superhero' school kid

premium_icon Sudden death of 'superhero' school kid

Tributes have poured in for a former Dalby State High student who died from an infection today.

Dingo destroyed after attack on child

premium_icon Dingo destroyed after attack on child

A statement from the department said any decision to humanely euthanise a high-risk dingo was only considered as a 'last resort'

Author releases latest novella in seven-part series

premium_icon Author releases latest novella in seven-part series

Signed with a US publishing heavyweight, she's drawing international attention.

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