Queensland News

Tue 17 Jul 2018

PFAS: Toxic water found in fifth spot

PFAS: Toxic water found in fifth spot

A CHEMICAL contaminant, which has been linked to diseases in humans, has been found for the fifth time in North Queensland.

Police in expletive-laden exchange with woman

Police in expletive-laden exchange with woman

VIDEO footage has emerged of a Queensland police officer engaged in a furious, expletive-laden exchange with a resident at a property in St George.

Alleged crime gang trio nabbed in Mackay

Alleged crime gang trio nabbed in Mackay

MACKAY Police have netted three members of an alleged sophisticated fraud syndicate that have been on the run for years, wanted in six states and territories.

Man, 28, dies after being restrained

Man, 28, dies after being restrained

THE death of a 28-year-old man after he was restrained has sparked a police investigation.

Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

IN AN Australian-first Northern Oil will soon begin experimenting with technology to produce the biogas for cheaper.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

LADY Elliot Island has been listed as a nominee in one of Australia's biggest online travel polls to determine the seven wonders of the nation.

Alleged killer ‘found’ partner decapitated

Alleged killer ‘found’ partner decapitated

A QUEENSLAND woman on trial for murdering her partner has told a court she arrived home to find him without his head, arms and legs.

Teen girl fights off attacker before school

Teen girl fights off attacker before school

POLICE are hunting for a man and his 4WD ute after a teenage girl was allegedly approached and assaulted at a bus stop northeast of Brisbane this morning.

Proof Australia’s weird telegraph poles work

Proof Australia’s weird telegraph poles work

WHEN a scientist declared a bunch of sky-high poles could be the answer to Australia’s highway crisis, experts laughed in his face. Now he has proof it works.

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

A Coast couple now believe Friday the 13th is their lucky day after winning the first prize in Set for Life and pocketing $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.

Cairns Airport evacuated

Cairns Airport evacuated

BREAKING: Cairns Airport is reportedly in lockdown and hundreds of passengers have been forced to evacuate.

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

A YOUNG Queensland girl, who is unable to speak or walk, now has a chance to take her take her first steps.

Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

GLADSTONE will soon be home to one of the largest solar farms in Australia, after Renew Estate gained approval for its 300-megawatt facility.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Man arrested after alleged road rage attack

Man arrested after alleged road rage attack

A 24-year-old man from the Yangan area has been charged after a road rage incident.

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

SCHOOL girls must be able to choose to wear pants or shorts under a new state-wide student dress code.

Teen dies in motorbike crash

Teen dies in motorbike crash

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has died after crashing his motorcycle north of Brisbane overnight.

Community mourns young man killed in 'harrowing' crash

Community mourns young man killed in 'harrowing' crash

A SMALL Coast town is mourning the death of a 22-year-old man who was tragically killed in a car crash.

Former MP Leanne Donaldson named as driver in train crash

Former MP Leanne Donaldson named as driver in train crash

FORMER Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson was the driver who crashed into a cane train on Friday, The Sunday Mail is reporting.

Missing teenager found safe and well

Missing teenager found safe and well

The 13-year-old boy reported missing from Maroochydore has been located safe and well.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Plan to prove Tasmanian tiger is out there

Plan to prove Tasmanian tiger is out there

WILDLIFE biologist Forrest Galante has brought one species back from the dead — and he wants to do the same with the Tasmanian tiger.

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