Queensland News

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Female cop recruiting ‘irregularities’ spark CCC probe

premium_icon Female cop recruiting ‘irregularities’ spark CCC probe

An investigation into alleged female recruiting ‘irregularities’ in the Qld Police Service is underway, for the organisation which strived for gender equality.

‘Creep’ says mum told him he had cancer as a child

premium_icon ‘Creep’ says mum told him he had cancer as a child

Mackay man caught stalking a swimwear model found out he did not have the disease when he broke a bone

Early findings into Blackwater mine death released

premium_icon Early findings into Blackwater mine death released

EXCLUSIVE: The tyre fitter was found trapped underneath a wheel assembly

Please, no more death on our roads or in our mines

premium_icon Please, no more death on our roads or in our mines

State Government and mines need to pull their fingers out; get answers sooner and find solutions to this utter mess.

Flash flooding stops traffic at The Gap

premium_icon Flash flooding stops traffic at The Gap

Motorists are advised the highway remains closed. Read on for more information.

Teen killed after car stunt goes wrong

premium_icon Teen killed after car stunt goes wrong

A teen boy has tragically been killed after he attempted to leap into a moving car near the Gateway Bridge overnight.

Man killed in Bruce Highway crash identified

premium_icon Man killed in Bruce Highway crash identified

SATURDAY, 7.45AM: A man killed in a single-vehicle rollover on the Bruce Highway on Friday afternoon has been identified.

Time’s up for climate deniers

premium_icon Time’s up for climate deniers

Bill Hoffman argues we’ve run out of time to tolerate those in the way of a meaningful response to a national crisis.

The disease set to become Australia’s biggest killer

premium_icon The disease set to become Australia’s biggest killer

Australia’s number-one killer is set to be dethroned by the rising rates of dementia, which threatens to affect everyone in the country. See how to get help.

How movie sex scenes really work

How movie sex scenes really work

Sex scenes might seem exciting on screen, but behind the scenes, the truth is far more awkward. One woman is working to change that.

CQ grandmother honoured for her love of helping others

premium_icon CQ grandmother honoured for her love of helping others

Generous Livingstone Shire resident and president of Rotary Club is nominated for a 2020 Australia Day award.

'I'm going to kill you': Woman tries to hit ex with car

premium_icon 'I'm going to kill you': Woman tries to hit ex with car

A WOMAN who tried to hit the father of her children with her car, said she had “a momentary lapse of self control”.

‘Daunting’: Mum loses battle to save family home

premium_icon ‘Daunting’: Mum loses battle to save family home

The home Carolyn Thomson made treasured family memories in will be auctioned off by the State Government without a reserve retainer price in a bid to finalise a...

Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

premium_icon Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

The Queensland Goverment is boosting mine safety with its fresh recruits.

Man reoffended days after being released on parole

premium_icon Man reoffended days after being released on parole

WITHIN two weeks of being released on parole from the Supreme Court in Rockhampton, recidivist offender was back in prison after returning to his old ways.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

More development on koala land in SEQ

premium_icon More development on koala land in SEQ

A seven-day-a-week mixed use development has gotten the tick of approval in an area slated for intense development.

Backpacker’s shipping container rape ‘hell’

Backpacker’s shipping container rape ‘hell’

Helen Kingwell endured 88 days of “unbearable” farm work in Bundaberg to stay in Australia. But while working for a visa she was allegedly raped in her sleep.

UPDATE: Water search scaled back for missing Dysart man

premium_icon UPDATE: Water search scaled back for missing Dysart man

Gary Flower is missing at sea after being carried away by a current on Tuesday.

LNP appeals ‘inadequate’ penalty for grandmother’s killer

premium_icon LNP appeals ‘inadequate’ penalty for grandmother’s killer

The State Opposition say grandmother Beth Eden’s death was “another senseless loss of life on our roads” and are demanding a tougher penalty for the driver who...

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