Queensland News

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Nuclear for Ipswich to combat growing carbon emissions

premium_icon Nuclear for Ipswich to combat growing carbon emissions

Swanbank is one 10 sites in Queensland touted for a nuclear power station after a lobby group summit.

No laws in place to save kids from dam drownings

premium_icon No laws in place to save kids from dam drownings

The death of a Sunshine Coast child has reignited a debate about regulations surrounding the fencing of dams on private properties.

Mining companies to be named and shamed on safety

premium_icon Mining companies to be named and shamed on safety

Queensland mining and quarrying companies have just 10 days before they are named and shamed over safety, following a recent spate of deaths.

Wagners reports $10m drop in profits after price dispute

premium_icon Wagners reports $10m drop in profits after price dispute

AN ONGOING pricing dispute with construction giant Boral was a major contributor to a drop in profits in 2018/19 for Toowoomba company Wagners.

Stepdad's tribute after brutal death: 'I just want justice'

premium_icon Stepdad's tribute after brutal death: 'I just want justice'

A FORMER Warwick man has spoken out after a manslaughter sentence of his 'awesome' little step-son who suffered more than 200 injuries.

University offers smart school leavers $29k to study there

premium_icon University offers smart school leavers $29k to study there

EXCLUSIVE: School leavers who receive an OP1 or 2 will receive $29,000 if they choose to study at USQ. While those who receive an OP1-8 will also benefit.

Mining clapback over Minister’s ‘piss weak’ rant

premium_icon Mining clapback over Minister’s ‘piss weak’ rant

MINING companies have privately cheered on Resources Minister Matt Canavan for labelling a firm “weak as piss” for bowing to climate activists and cutting ties with...

Flu victim’s son suffers his own moment of terror

premium_icon Flu victim’s son suffers his own moment of terror

THE devastated Toowoomba family of flu victim Jacinta Foulds have told of the moment of sheer terror her 10-year-old son experienced a week after losing her.

Huge $2.1b Brisbane project stuck in limbo

premium_icon Huge $2.1b Brisbane project stuck in limbo

It was billed as a gamechanger that would transform a slice of Brisbane’s CBD into an entertainment magnet and attract the best in the world, but the $2.1 billion...

Dire warning as shocking flu death toll revealed

premium_icon Dire warning as shocking flu death toll revealed

A stark warning has been issued to Queenslanders, including fit and healthy ones, that this season’s flu virus is killing indiscriminately.

Strange reason this mum called local RSL 484 times

premium_icon Strange reason this mum called local RSL 484 times

A mum has faced court for calling a Sunshine Coast RSL 484 times within 14 hours.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Challenge of Pell’s verdict for Catholic parents

premium_icon Challenge of Pell’s verdict for Catholic parents

Across Australia, children are coming home from their Catholic schools and wanting to know what the guilty verdict of Cardinal George Pell means for their faith.

How a thief stole a car with no engine

premium_icon How a thief stole a car with no engine

The 1976 Chevy was stolen some time this month

'Sick of this sh**': Country magistrate lets fly

premium_icon 'Sick of this sh**': Country magistrate lets fly

Magistrate lets fly, coming home after five months away, saying he's 'sick to death' of town's culture

'They deserve the truth': Last's emotional mining probe plea

premium_icon 'They deserve the truth': Last's emotional mining probe plea

The Burdekin MP has urged his fellow politicians to put politics aside and give the answers 'Queenslanders deserve'

Mind-boggling illusion baffles internet

Mind-boggling illusion baffles internet

What animal do you see here? It’s a question the internet is currently debating as a mind-bending optical illusion confuses us all.

Donna Steele accused pleads guilty to murder

premium_icon Donna Steele accused pleads guilty to murder

Matthew Ross White has pleaded guilty to the murder of Cooktown mum Donna Steele.

Next step in Jay Brogden murder case

premium_icon Next step in Jay Brogden murder case

Lawyers for a man accused over the cold case killing of Jay Brogden want information from the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Beattie to step down from ARLC

premium_icon Beattie to step down from ARLC

ARLC chairman Peter Beattie told his fellow commissioners he won’t seek reappointment as chairman in February, opening the door for key player to take on the role.

Search for missing teen ends in tragedy

premium_icon Search for missing teen ends in tragedy

The search for missing teenage boy Michael Ryan has ended in tragic circumstances after he was found dead in the Dularcha National Park today. Leave your tributes...

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