Queensland News

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Tributes flow for ‘skate master’ after tragic death

premium_icon Tributes flow for ‘skate master’ after tragic death

A “pioneer” of Sunshine Coast skating has had his life support turned off days after collapsing doing the sport he loved.

Brazen attempted robber chased from store with a mop

premium_icon Brazen attempted robber chased from store with a mop

Staff at a Rockhampton grocery store were left frightened after a person attempted to rob the store they were working in overnight

Watch: Crash cam footage as man bolts after terrifying smash

premium_icon Watch: Crash cam footage as man bolts after terrifying smash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a crash on Takalvan St last Wednesday, which resulted in a man being charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle.

Principal recounts terrifying home invasion

premium_icon Principal recounts terrifying home invasion

The high school principal involved in a $1 million defamation lawsuit has told a court of her terror after her front door was allegedly kicked in

Charged man ‘expressly sorry’ after Brazilian man’s death

premium_icon Charged man ‘expressly sorry’ after Brazilian man’s death

The man accused of throwing a punch which lead to the death of Brazilian national Ivan Susin has been granted bail. His lawyer says he “is expressly sorry”.

Patrick’s fight to beat growing tumour: How you can help

premium_icon Patrick’s fight to beat growing tumour: How you can help

So happy and curious is baby Patrick that when he became sick, doctors couldn’t fathom something far more sinister was wreaking havoc on his tiny body.

World crashed down around businessman on day of celebration

premium_icon World crashed down around businessman on day of celebration

A Central Queensland tavern is being sued for more than $850k after a patron was permanently injured from broken chair.

30 deaths a year: The agony of Ecstasy

premium_icon 30 deaths a year: The agony of Ecstasy

Ecstasy killed more than 392 Australians in the past 15 years with a significant number dying solely as a result of ‘MDMA toxicity’, new research has revealed.

Innocent crash victim driving home to wife, son

premium_icon Innocent crash victim driving home to wife, son

A man who died after his vehicle was hit by a stolen 4WD in a horror crash that killed two others overnight has been identified.

'It was frightening': Dad threatens principal over camp ban

premium_icon 'It was frightening': Dad threatens principal over camp ban

HE SAID WHAT? A Dad has blown up at a South Burnett principal, leaving a threatening message with the incident sparked by a letter from the school.

Driver’s disgusting act after crash that killed two people

premium_icon Driver’s disgusting act after crash that killed two people

THE driver of a stolen car that hit and killed a man driving home kicked his way out of the car and tried to flee, but not before directing a vile act.

Love triangle: Eastern browns lock horns on doorstep

premium_icon Love triangle: Eastern browns lock horns on doorstep

MUST WATCH: Two of the world’s most venomous snakes have been caught on camera in a tangling love triangle in bid to win over a female.

DAY TWO: Protesters converge on MP's office

premium_icon DAY TWO: Protesters converge on MP's office

Police are responding to reports of an industrial disturbance at the Aurizon building in Mackay.

Council hid secret deal for highly-paid senior executive

premium_icon Council hid secret deal for highly-paid senior executive

It’s been revealed that Sunshine Coast Council discussed an early extension to its CEO’s contract behind closed doors, then hid the decision in a motion.

‘Don’t let my brother die in vain’

premium_icon ‘Don’t let my brother die in vain’

The sister of a Brazilian man who died after he was knocked out in a late-night brawl says he was a person of “unquestionable kindness” and calls for justice.

Cop hospitalised at police watchhouse

premium_icon Cop hospitalised at police watchhouse

Dramatic scenes have unfolded near the Southport Court as a man was stretchered out of the police watchhouse this morning.

Influencers to beam Cairns’ tropical thrills to world

premium_icon Influencers to beam Cairns’ tropical thrills to world

Social influencers will descend on the Far North today using the latest gadget to capture all the breathtaking images and action of our part of the world.

Accused pair in rehab after vicious assault on cops

premium_icon Accused pair in rehab after vicious assault on cops

Two women who allegedly helped a gang of youths bash a pair of off duty police officers have entered rehab.

‘Kick in the guts’: Mum of blind girl denied parking permit

premium_icon ‘Kick in the guts’: Mum of blind girl denied parking permit

The mother of a blind six-year-old says she cops abusive messages from people for parking in disabled spaces after being rejected for a permit.

Firefighters spend hours battling Goodna house blaze

premium_icon Firefighters spend hours battling Goodna house blaze

The fire ripped through the home in the early hours of this morning.

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