Queensland News

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Children among injured when car hit train at level crossing

Children among injured when car hit train at level crossing

Children were among the injured in a crash between and car and a train this morning.

Minister slams claims regulation reforms will hurt industry

premium_icon Minister slams claims regulation reforms will hurt industry

Mr Furner said the former LNP Government had originally started the reform process with its 2014 report, known as the MRAG report.

Labor hits back at LNP fisheries call out

premium_icon Labor hits back at LNP fisheries call out

QUEENSLAND'S fisheries minister has hit back at the LNP after claims Labor was endangering Queensland's commercial fisheries by installing quotas to fishers.

Resident's fright as man allegedly creeps into hallway

premium_icon Resident's fright as man allegedly creeps into hallway

Police are appealing for information after a man was found in the hallway of a Mackay home

‘Dangerous’ game for ‘drug driver’ during police chase

premium_icon ‘Dangerous’ game for ‘drug driver’ during police chase

Witnesses have described the extraordinary moment 20 police cars narrowed in on an alleged drug driver, engaged in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with...

Animal activists blamed for ‘trampled, suffocated’ chooks

premium_icon Animal activists blamed for ‘trampled, suffocated’ chooks

Animal activists who raided a farm in Sydney’s south west to rescue chickens they believed were being mistreated have pleaded guilty to the daring break-in.

Health Minister says LNP lied to Sunshine Coast

premium_icon Health Minister says LNP lied to Sunshine Coast

Health Minister slams LNP claims about Coast hospital delays as "lies".

200 JOBS: 57-unit beach tower good news for local tradies

premium_icon 200 JOBS: 57-unit beach tower good news for local tradies

New residents are expected to move into luxury units on a prime Coast site, with construction of the 57-unit tower now officially underway.

Police in hospital after crash

premium_icon Police in hospital after crash

Two police officers were treated at hospital for non-life threatening injuries this morning after a vehicle crashed into their car during a traffic intercept.

Man details escape from container in alleged kidnap scheme

premium_icon Man details escape from container in alleged kidnap scheme

A man has detailed how he and his wife escaped from the confines of shipping container after allegedly being kidnapped and left inside overnight.

Tesla drivers conquer the Queensland outback

Tesla drivers conquer the Queensland outback

A couple from Melbourne has made the 4300 round trip to Birdsville and back, with stops throughout the southwest.

Miracle cure in Moscow is Amanda's last chance

Miracle cure in Moscow is Amanda's last chance

After battling MS for 34 years with no effective treatment in sight, Amanda Weyman-Jones is looking to Russia for a treatment which could give her life back.

EXPLAINED: Future of nine major new mines

premium_icon EXPLAINED: Future of nine major new mines

WITH the gate to the Galilee Basin now open, here's how one of the world's largest untapped coal fields could become the powerhouse of Queensland's economy

Fears for missing woman and children

Fears for missing woman and children

Police hold serious concerns for a 40-year-old southeast Queensland woman and three young children who have been missing since July 11.

Bullion burglary fail lands Toowoomba man in jail

premium_icon Bullion burglary fail lands Toowoomba man in jail

THE burglar got away with $250,000 worth of gold and jewellery but it's what he left behind that proved to be his undoing.

Conflict claim in $700k house that Jackie bought

premium_icon Conflict claim in $700k house that Jackie bought

There are calls for Treasurer Jackie Trad to be stripped of responsibility for Cross River Rail after revelations of an undeclared house purchase from which she...

Mates may be hiding ‘dangerous’ wanted man

premium_icon Mates may be hiding ‘dangerous’ wanted man

Friends of a man wanted for questioning in relation to a murder are using hire cars, hotels and Airbnb to shield him from authorities, police allege.

Tips for success when applying for GPC apprenticeships

premium_icon Tips for success when applying for GPC apprenticeships

Last year more than 700 applications for GPC apprenticeships were received, and this year the company expects it to be just as competitive.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

A simple question over where drivers are allowed to park their cars has sparked a debate, with many motorists disagreeing with the law.

‘BMW or your fingers’: Honey trap victim’s 10 hour terror

premium_icon ‘BMW or your fingers’: Honey trap victim’s 10 hour terror

A QUEENSLAND man allegedly lured into a honey trap over social media and kidnapped was forced to sign over his new BMW or lose his fingers, police will allege.

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