Queensland News

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Barnaby boasts as PM reveals coal power plan

premium_icon Barnaby boasts as PM reveals coal power plan

BARNABY Joyce has boasted the Nationals have secured a new coal-fired power station after Scott Morrison unveiled details of the government’s energy plan.

Horror crash victim 'lucky to survive': Critical care doctor

premium_icon Horror crash victim 'lucky to survive': Critical care doctor

The critical care doctor tasked with the transport of a young man involved in a horror crash at Beerburrum this morning says he is "lucky to be alive".

Crew says grey reef whaler responsible for shark attack

premium_icon Crew says grey reef whaler responsible for shark attack

Vessel's management release statement detailing events before Monday's attack.

'We've lost enough kids who have been bullied'

'We've lost enough kids who have been bullied'

One parent is calling for more adult supervision on school buses in an attempt to curb bullying

RSPCA: Up to 100 pets unaccounted for at Storybook Farm

premium_icon RSPCA: Up to 100 pets unaccounted for at Storybook Farm

RSPCA investigators claim up to 100 pets are still unaccounted for following a raid of a farm for disabled animals.

Family plea for change after daughter repeatedly suspended

premium_icon Family plea for change after daughter repeatedly suspended

"So far this years she's spent over a fifth of the term being suspended"

ARTC's interactive Inland Rail map gives voice to residents

premium_icon ARTC's interactive Inland Rail map gives voice to residents

AUSTRALIAN Rail Track Corporation has introduced a new digital platform to its Inland Rail engagement toolbox to capture valuable local input from residents

State takes back control of prisons

premium_icon State takes back control of prisons

Queensland’s prisons will be brought back under public hands in a move that will cost taxpayers an extra $111 million over four years.

New report reveals council company's massive loss over CBD

premium_icon New report reveals council company's massive loss over CBD

IT’S the council-owned company charged with overseeing Ipswich’s controversial CBD redevelopment. Now the lid has finally been lifted on its finances.  

Alleged Gympie horse-into-pub rider faces court

premium_icon Alleged Gympie horse-into-pub rider faces court

Man accused of riding stolen horse into Gympie's Jockey Club hotel

Boy crushed as tree fallen rises

Boy crushed as tree fallen rises

A Queensland boy has been crushed in a freak incident when playing by a fallen tree that sprung back upright. It almost killed him.

ARMED HOLD-UP: Man lights stolen cigarette and flees scene

ARMED HOLD-UP: Man lights stolen cigarette and flees scene

A Nanango man will appear in court today after holding up a service station.

Drunk man blind in one eye scales CBD high-rise

premium_icon Drunk man blind in one eye scales CBD high-rise

WITNESSES told police the man who climbed to the top of a Toowoomba high-rise while drunk, and is also blind in one eye, appeared to almost fall several times.

Flood Watch: southwest region sees rain from cyclone

Flood Watch: southwest region sees rain from cyclone

Channel Country, Central West, Warrego, Maranoa, and western Gulf Country all included in flood warning.

Jealous attack unfolds over heart-shaped note

premium_icon Jealous attack unfolds over heart-shaped note

Mackay man confronts his girlfriend of two years and accuses her of cheating. Trying to avoid him, she cowers on the ground with her head down.

Skipper’s terrifying encounter with shark

premium_icon Skipper’s terrifying encounter with shark

The survivor of a shark attack on the Great Barrier Reef yesterday has told how the creature took ‘a couple of bites at him’.

Court to hear evidence into Dianne tragedy today

premium_icon Court to hear evidence into Dianne tragedy today

A JOINT inquest into the sinking of two fishing vessels and the loss of eight crewmen will recommence in the Coroners Court in Gladstone today.

One Nation members filmed asking NRA for millions

premium_icon One Nation members filmed asking NRA for millions

ONE Nation have hit back at an Al Jazeera report which caught party members on camera asking for up to $20 million in donations from the powerful US gun lobby.

Plea for help to find missing Coast girl

Plea for help to find missing Coast girl

Police are appealing for information to help find a young girl missing from Little Mountain since last night.

Toddler and young child critical after near drownings

premium_icon Toddler and young child critical after near drownings

TWO toddlers have been rushed to hospital following an incident in a backyard pool north of Brisbane.

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