Queensland News

Sun 9 Aug 2020

WATCH: Where to taste Australia’s best beef

Premium Content WATCH: Where to taste Australia’s best beef

THE cancellation of the 2020 Brisbane Ekka wasn’t going to stop the nation’s top beef producer being recognised.

KFC cravings cost L plater $650 and loss of licence

Premium Content KFC cravings cost L plater $650 and loss of licence

A LEARNER licence holder was busted drink driving without a legal supervising driver in the car, all for a feed of KFC.

‘200-300 calls a day’: How contact tracers work

Premium Content ‘200-300 calls a day’: How contact tracers work

We barely knew of their existence six months ago, now contact tracers have become an essential part of the fight against COVID. This is what their work is like.

‘Dark impulses’: Vile lockdown trend

‘Dark impulses’: Vile lockdown trend

Isolation and working from home during the coronavirus crisis have contributed to a shocking increase in this horrifying compulsion.

UPDATE: Baby unharmed after ingesting poisonous liquid

Premium Content UPDATE: Baby unharmed after ingesting poisonous liquid

The one-year-old also reportedly suffered a choking incident.

Motocross star ‘in good spirits’ after major Coast crash

Premium Content Motocross star ‘in good spirits’ after major Coast crash

Young dad, Australian champion and international dirt bike star Dean Ferris is in the hands of Coast doctors after a heavy crash.

Man dies in hospital after pole crash

Premium Content Man dies in hospital after pole crash

A young man has died in hospital a day after suffering critical injuries in a crash in which his car hit a light post.

How a beautiful love story was tragically cut short by virus

Premium Content How a beautiful love story was tragically cut short by virus

After 67 years of loving each other, Phyllis Horton was unable to hold her husband Ronald’s hand or sit by his bedside as he lost his battle with coronavirus.

Little wildlife warrior’s tireless efforts paying off

Premium Content Little wildlife warrior’s tireless efforts paying off

Big-hearted youngster could soon help Australia Zoo combat some of its financial woes.

Hunt on for state’s best schoolboy league player

Premium Content Hunt on for state’s best schoolboy league player

As Queensland’s premier schoolboy rugby league competitions continue to heat up, organisers have created two new Dally M-style awards.

Barty serves up new role courting tourists

Premium Content Barty serves up new role courting tourists

Ash Barty has added another title to her expanding resume – serving as a tourism ambassador.

Woman fined for ‘unusual’ DVO breach

Premium Content Woman fined for ‘unusual’ DVO breach

The magistrate acknowledged the couple had a regime that was working.

COVID breach: Police raid sees Pangai Jr cop NRL ban

Premium Content COVID breach: Police raid sees Pangai Jr cop NRL ban

The 2020 season has gone from bad to worse for the Broncos, with rising star Tevita Pangai Jr fined and banned from the NRL.

How jobs system is failing people who desperately need it

Premium Content How jobs system is failing people who desperately need it

Taxpayer-funded schemes notoriously invite opportunists to work the system - think pink batts and the baby bonus. Now desperate jobseekers may be the targets.

Loose lips sink Aussie drug kingpin’s smuggling operation

Premium Content Loose lips sink Aussie drug kingpin’s smuggling operation

This is how a suspected drug smuggler, an off-duty cop and the unguarded chat about a Customs official helped expose a multimillion-dollar drug syndicate.

Cyclist in hospital after crash with car

Premium Content Cyclist in hospital after crash with car

The man in his 40s suffered leg injuries in the collision.

Bizarre advice as customer service counters close

Premium Content Bizarre advice as customer service counters close

Agriculture and Fisheries staff working at customer service counters have been told to hide from customers as the majority are shut down.

Mackay duo accused of ramming NSW cop cars in stolen ute

Premium Content Mackay duo accused of ramming NSW cop cars in stolen ute

The ute was allegedly taken from a Mackay dealership this week and used in a joy ride to the state border.

BORDER BAN: Full list of exempted suburbs

BORDER BAN: Full list of exempted suburbs

STILL need to cross the Queensland-NSW border. See the full list of exempted suburbs

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