Queensland News

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

premium_icon Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

About 700 of more than 1000 available jobs in the Queensland mining sector are paying six-figure sums. SEE WHERE THE JOBS ARE!

'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

premium_icon 'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation president

Granite Belt loses its title as top region for a fruity fave

premium_icon Granite Belt loses its title as top region for a fruity fave

The Granite Belt has been overtaken as the go-to region for one of Australia’s most sought after fruit varieties.

Powerful words: Daughter shares late mother's poem about Ada

premium_icon Powerful words: Daughter shares late mother's poem about Ada

50 years after the storm struck, Glenda Vickers reveals a special handwritten poem written by her mum Margaret Tappenden that reflects on Cyclone Ada.

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a cafe and a string of other offences have released the identities of two people they want to speak to.

Live and dead cockroaches found in popular bar

premium_icon Live and dead cockroaches found in popular bar

A magistrate has slammed the owner of a former well known bar and restaurant after live and dead cockroaches were found in its kitchen.

Safety fears held for elderly Barbara O’Connor

Safety fears held for elderly Barbara O’Connor

Police hold concerns for an elderly nomadic woman who was reported missing after she failed to return to her accommodation.

Four people trapped at swimming hole

premium_icon Four people trapped at swimming hole

Expert swift water rescue technicians are working to assist four people trapped at a popular swimming hole near Josephine Falls.

Talented teen fights back against his rare cancer

premium_icon Talented teen fights back against his rare cancer

Talented footballer Joseph Kearsley has had a positive development in his cancer battle, with renewed optimism around his recovery.

Taxi driver bashed by passenger in ‘unprovoked attack’

premium_icon Taxi driver bashed by passenger in ‘unprovoked attack’

22-year-old Jem Douglas Robertso Jaggar - who bashed a taxi driver - had once previously hit a bus driver while trying to evade a fare, a court has heard.

Driver trapped after car plunges off bridge

premium_icon Driver trapped after car plunges off bridge

A woman has been flown to Cairns Hospital with serious injuries after her car plunged off a bridge south of Cairns.

Oporto waging war on Uber-style food thefts

premium_icon Oporto waging war on Uber-style food thefts

Major Australian fast food chain Oporto is taking extreme measures to combat the rise in thefts from food ordered through food delivery apps.

Mum left stunned by shopper’s f-bomb slur

premium_icon Mum left stunned by shopper’s f-bomb slur

A trip to a shopping centre turned ugly for a young Ipswich mum after a savage verbal attack by a fellow shopper over the behaviour of her young children.

Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

premium_icon Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

An Ipswich man will face court next month on more than 50 child sex offences accused of preying on three young boys in a small Queensland town for two years.

Police search for pair after armed robbery

premium_icon Police search for pair after armed robbery

Police are searching for two people after an armed robbery and attempted carjacking in the Wide Bay

'Not survivable': Search for missing plane called off

premium_icon 'Not survivable': Search for missing plane called off

The search for a missing Brisbane couple has been called off as police commence a recovery effort after the light plane crashed off Moreton Island.

PHOTOS: Man sparks search after jumping off Tallon Bridge

premium_icon PHOTOS: Man sparks search after jumping off Tallon Bridge

EMERGENCY crews were called to the banks of the Burnett River after a man jumped into the river from Tallon Bridge.

Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

premium_icon Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits

But a relationship expert says successful, long-term relationships can easily be forged on the likes of Tinder. These are the behaviours to watch out for.

Tool retailer secures 33rd store

premium_icon Tool retailer secures 33rd store

A refurbished shopping centre is 90 per cent occupied after welcoming two new tenants including a tradie-based tool retailer

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