Queensland News

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Campers on the Cooloola, Inskip and Rainbow Beach peninsulas are urged to follow weather reports to prepare ahead for incoming "severe" weather conditions.

TC OWEN: How to prepare in Central Queensland

TC OWEN: How to prepare in Central Queensland

Sandbagging stations and flood watch for some areas in the lead up to wild weather this weekend.

OPs are coming and we want to hear about them

OPs are coming and we want to hear about them

If you're a Year 12 student proud of your graduating results, here's your chance to let the Sunshine Coast Daily know.

Cyclone Owen intensifies, could reach category 4 today

Cyclone Owen intensifies, could reach category 4 today

Cyclone Owen is quickly intensifying from a Category 3 system to an expected Category 4 system later today.

New kayak hotspot offers cast and retrieve excitement

New kayak hotspot offers cast and retrieve excitement

NORTH Pine Dam on Brisbane's north side has opened a new section of the dam to kayak anglers and the reports have been great.

Woman rushed to hospital after near-drowning

Woman rushed to hospital after near-drowning

A woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a near-drowning in the Lockyer Valley.

Mercy dash after woman nearly drowns

Mercy dash after woman nearly drowns

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital following a near-drowning in the Lockyer Valley.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen now a category 2

Cyclone Owen now a category 2

Tropical Cyclone Owen is now at Category 2 intensity and is forecast to bring potentially destructive weather to Queensland this weekend.

Appeal over wild street brawl on town's main street

Appeal over wild street brawl on town's main street

POLICE investigating a brawl involving up to 30 people are appealing for help from the public.

PHOTOS: Thieves ransack crematorium, steal ashes

PHOTOS: Thieves ransack crematorium, steal ashes

DETECTIVES are investigating after a crematorium was ransacked and two containers of cremated ashes taken.

Help choose a name for adorable sea lion pup

Help choose a name for adorable sea lion pup

HE'S healthy, active and has a doting mum, but this rare Australian sea lion pup still needs one thing -- a name.

'Come to Cherbourg': MP responds to crime strategy

'Come to Cherbourg': MP responds to crime strategy

Deb Frecklington has called on Annastacia Palaszczuk to visit Cherbourg and Murgon following the release of Queensland's first Youth Justice Strategy.

Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

ON A basket of 22 festive items, from prawns to puddings, it’s been revealed one supermarket is 14 per cent cheaper than its nearest rival.

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

The convergence of a ‘zombie’ cyclone and a low-pressure system will result in eastern Australia’s biggest weather event since March.

FOUND: Teen boy returns to Raceview family

FOUND: Teen boy returns to Raceview family

Family and police held concerns for his safety and well being as this was out of character.

Father of twins accused of snatching girl

Father of twins accused of snatching girl

A man accused of snatching a girl from a Kmart and sexually assaulting her after her mum lost sight of her has been revealed as a father of twin girls.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

A MARINE biologist and artist hopes her new book will inspire children to take action to save the Great Barrier Reef from the effects of climate change.

'I'm haunted by the smell of burning skin'

'I'm haunted by the smell of burning skin'

IT'S that stomach-turning stench of cooking meat — his own body engulfed in flames — that still haunts the New South Wales cowboy. WARNING: Graphic.

Man in critical condition airlifted after Benarkin crash

Man in critical condition airlifted after Benarkin crash

The incident was reported at 3.54pm today and involved a single vehicle crashing into trees on the D'Aguilar Highway.

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

There are still 32 fires burning across Queensland

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