Queensland News

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

A backpacker has spoken out for the first time about her horrifying kidnapping ordeal. Warning: Distressing content.

ROAD FATALITIES: 'It sticks with me'

premium_icon ROAD FATALITIES: 'It sticks with me'

While being at the scene of a crash can be heartbreaking for this cop, it's what comes afterwards is often the hardest part.

Six injured after stolen car causes serious Bruce Hwy crash

premium_icon Six injured after stolen car causes serious Bruce Hwy crash

Police are investigating after six people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a stolen car on the Bruce Highway last night.

'It can't be something that's budgeted for three years'

premium_icon 'It can't be something that's budgeted for three years'

While Charlie Symons has the luxury of owning his own home, not all pensioners share in this benefit.

Gas tax hike flows on to consumers

premium_icon Gas tax hike flows on to consumers

A Budget decision to claw in an extra $476 million in gas taxes will cost consumers big, the Queensland Resources Council says.

Native title applicants remain divided over Adani

premium_icon Native title applicants remain divided over Adani

Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council says people were "coerced" into while others welcome the Carmichael Mine Project

BREAKING: Dark turn in H'Bay missing person investigation

premium_icon BREAKING: Dark turn in H'Bay missing person investigation

A man has been arrested in relation to the suspicious disappearance of 35-year-old Shae Francis.

'Goldilocks' thief takes knife, iPad, nail polish... sleeps

premium_icon 'Goldilocks' thief takes knife, iPad, nail polish... sleeps

A MIGRANT worker from Tonga has pleaded guilty to a bizarre alcohol-fuelled theft at a hotel.

Teen walks from court after machete hold-up

premium_icon Teen walks from court after machete hold-up

A JUVENILE offender who held up a Childers service station with a machete has escaped jail time.

Power relief for struggling households

premium_icon Power relief for struggling households

Contrary to experts’ predictions, next to no one will pay more for power next financial year and some households will save hundreds of dollars.

Court ruling gives Toowoomba mum hope in NDIS fight

premium_icon Court ruling gives Toowoomba mum hope in NDIS fight

A TOOWOOMBA mother's desperate fight to get the National Disability Insurance Scheme to cover her son's essential "food” has been given a glimmer of hope.

Tributes flow for fashionista after tragic horse accident

premium_icon Tributes flow for fashionista after tragic horse accident

A much-loved businesswoman, horse lover and mother has died in a freak horseriding accident on the Sunshine Coast.

‘It seemed like it was a regular thing for gunshots to go off’

premium_icon ‘It seemed like it was a regular thing for gunshots to go...

Police are continuing their search for an alleged gunman still on the loose after an 18-year-old was shot during a Surfers Paradise birthday party.

Jail guards’ protest sparks hospital risk

premium_icon Jail guards’ protest sparks hospital risk

As Queensland prison guards continue to protest their working conditions, the campaign has created a potentially dangerous situation involving criminals in hospital.

Sexual harassment claims hit chicken factory

premium_icon Sexual harassment claims hit chicken factory

“Dry humping”, simulated oral sex, grabbing of penises and anal penetration with cleaning implements are alleged to have occurred at a Queensland chicken factory.

Just 12 hours after he was born, their boy stopped breathing

premium_icon Just 12 hours after he was born, their boy stopped breathing

Since then, it has been 18 months of more questions than answers, and his illness is still a mystery

Grog blamed for truckie attacking his neighbour

premium_icon Grog blamed for truckie attacking his neighbour

A TRUCK driver has fronted court after assaulting his drinking buddy.

BIG BERTH: Port works to court cruise ships

premium_icon BIG BERTH: Port works to court cruise ships

Luring cruise ships more than 300m in length the aim after upgrades.

8 tips for decluttering you need to know before downsizing

8 tips for decluttering you need to know before downsizing

DECLUTTERING is not just a buzzword. Here's how to do it properly and reap the benefits.

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