Queensland News

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Serial drink-driver finds God, wants licence back

premium_icon Serial drink-driver finds God, wants licence back

She was sent to jail and banned from the road for life over a crash that nearly killed a retired couple. Now this serial drink-driver says she’s turned a corner

Man in hospital with serious facial injuries

premium_icon Man in hospital with serious facial injuries

UPDATE: The man, in his 40s, was struck in the face by a propeller.

'Not surprised': Shark attacks a growing threat off Fraser

premium_icon 'Not surprised': Shark attacks a growing threat off Fraser

The professional angler said he was not surprised about the attack

POLL: Public's opinion sought for purposely coughing penalty

POLL: Public's opinion sought for purposely coughing penalty

Magistrate: ‘If there was any signs of spittle on the officer, I would have been tipped towards a prison sentence’

First Queenslander to be sentenced for coughing on police

premium_icon First Queenslander to be sentenced for coughing on police

THE Rockhampton Magistrates Court set a precedent this week with the first sentence handed down for purposely coughing on a police officer.

Elderly man victim of attempted armed robbery

premium_icon Elderly man victim of attempted armed robbery

An elderly man has been left shaken after being the victim of an attempted armed robbery by two youths on Thuringowa Drive this morning.

Pohmy lands in court after Anzac Day bender

premium_icon Pohmy lands in court after Anzac Day bender

An Anzac Day drinking sess saw a UK resident caught drink driving almost three times over the limit after he was overheard talking about “using the back roads”.

Police descend on airport in border crackdown

premium_icon Police descend on airport in border crackdown

Cairns Airport will be swarming with police as authorities take extraordinary measures to ensure Victorians with coronavirus do not slip through the cracks.

Thousands expected at Black Lives Matter protest

premium_icon Thousands expected at Black Lives Matter protest

Queensland Police are gearing up for a big protester presence, as another Black Lives Matter rally gets underway.

Claims of yowie sighting on Southern Downs

premium_icon Claims of yowie sighting on Southern Downs

Brothers decide to cancel camping trip after disturbing reports of large, hairy figure.

Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

premium_icon Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

The 21-year-old Rockhampton woman followed the victim to her car, where she punched her and grabbed her by the hair.

Insta celebrity launches personal training program

premium_icon Insta celebrity launches personal training program

Cairns fit mum Libby Powell has taken her passion for health and fitness to the next level with the launch of her very first training program.

Distressing footage shows dog’s horror prison

premium_icon Distressing footage shows dog’s horror prison

A court has been shown heartbreaking footage of a Siberian husky who has had its head deliberately trapped so that its owner could ‘discipline’ it.

Stingray barb through man’s foot

premium_icon Stingray barb through man’s foot

Paramedics treat man for stingray attack that occured near the boat ramp at Seventeen Seventy.

Man’s screams for help after lift shaft plunge

premium_icon Man’s screams for help after lift shaft plunge

A man has spent nearly 12 hours trapped in agony overnight after falling almost 10m down a lift shaft at a construction site.

Wrong passes behind border havoc

premium_icon Wrong passes behind border havoc

Steve Gollschewski says wrong passes behind border havoc as drivers try to enter Queensland from NSW.

Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

premium_icon Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

A CAMBOOYA man has issued a warning to others after losing his leg to a flesh-eating bacteria found in seawater.

Police prepare brief against mum accused of hurting baby

premium_icon Police prepare brief against mum accused of hurting baby

Police have prepared a brief of evidence against a Sunshine Coast mother accused of inflicting life-threatening injuries on her newborn girl.

Desperate search to find man’s ‘priceless’ best friend

premium_icon Desperate search to find man’s ‘priceless’ best friend

'He is my life': A Sunshine Coast man, who has gone above and beyond to find his missing dog, said he would give up everything to be reunited.

The common theme behind the road deaths of these seven men

premium_icon The common theme behind the road deaths of these seven men

Seven men have been killed on the roads in just over nine weeks and although none are related, there are some common factors.

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