Queensland News

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Reason why police have yet to lay charges over stabbing

premium_icon Reason why police have yet to lay charges over stabbing

A 12-year-old victim was taken to the Queensland Children’s Hospital with serious non-life-threatening injuries after the alleged attack.

Hero who saved Gympie toddler from burning inferno

premium_icon Hero who saved Gympie toddler from burning inferno

Man driving past burning house runs into inferno to save a toddler who was asleep just metres from the flame.

Mackay man arrested over overseas child exploitation charge

premium_icon Mackay man arrested over overseas child exploitation charge

The Mackay man was arrested as he entered the country from the Philippines yesterday

Mackay mining services company celebrates huge milestone

premium_icon Mackay mining services company celebrates huge milestone

Community invited to celebrate the massive achievement

‘Goodnight my babies’: Dad’s chilling posts

‘Goodnight my babies’: Dad’s chilling posts

The father at the centre of the car fire in Brisbane that left three children dead posted loving tributes to his kids before the horrific incident.

International Polocrosse carnival confirmed

premium_icon International Polocrosse carnival confirmed

The event could almost double the usual visitor numbers for Bowen Polocrosse Carnival.

Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

premium_icon Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

Paul McGuire inhaled toxic air at 1pm, his body was not found until two hours after a 'high high' alarm indicating dangerous levels of methane went off.

Fresh storms ‘guaranteed to be severe’

Fresh storms ‘guaranteed to be severe’

A weather system that led to a deadly storm in Sydney overnight is making its way north with warnings Queensland is now in the firing line.

Business owner faces horrific assault charges

premium_icon Business owner faces horrific assault charges

The Sunshine Coast businessman is alleged to have strangled his pregnant girlfriend and broken her bones in a horrific carpark attack.

Pregnant teen’s murder trial to begin

premium_icon Pregnant teen’s murder trial to begin

The man accused of murdering pregnant teenager Tiffany Taylor will stand trial next week – almost five years after the 16-year-old’s disappearance.

Cancer survivor may have to wait another year for surgery

premium_icon Cancer survivor may have to wait another year for surgery

Queensland’s health minister has been asked to personally follow up with a cancer survivor who has already been kept waiting eight years for life-changing surgery.

Stranger lurking in home discovered by resident

premium_icon Stranger lurking in home discovered by resident

An East Mackay resident had a rude awakening when they discovered a stranger in their home

Giant hail, intense rain as storms threaten SE QLD

premium_icon Giant hail, intense rain as storms threaten SE QLD

An extreme weather system that produced the freak storms that smashed into parts of NSW late yesterday is expected to hit southeast QLD this afternoon

Photos, lies and fears: Dead teacher mystery deepens

premium_icon Photos, lies and fears: Dead teacher mystery deepens

Community safety considerations have seen the man charged with kidnapping school teacher Anthony Stott refused bail.

Car destroyed by freak lightning strike in overnight storm

premium_icon Car destroyed by freak lightning strike in overnight storm

A FREAK lightning strike incinerated a man’s car after a ferocious storm swept across large parts of the state overnight.

Date set for Wagner defamation case appeal

premium_icon Date set for Wagner defamation case appeal

Channel 9 has been given a date in the Queensland Court of Appeal to fight the damages bill it was ordered to pay the Wagner brothers.

‘Screams and cries for help’: Witnesses tell of traumatic scenes

premium_icon ‘Screams and cries for help’: Witnesses tell of traumatic...

Traumatised witnesses and emergency service members are reeling after a car fire in which three children under the age of 10 and an adult male have died.

'He poured petrol on me': Three kids deads in suspect murder

premium_icon 'He poured petrol on me': Three kids deads in suspect murder

Three children have been killed in a horrific car arson attack in Brisbane.

Lure of home sparks shake-up for burger chain

premium_icon Lure of home sparks shake-up for burger chain

The call of home was too strong for a Sunshine Coast burger chain which cut ties to the region’s busiest precinct to focus on its flagship outlet.

TV identity to contest must-win electorate for LNP

premium_icon TV identity to contest must-win electorate for LNP

Former TV journalist Lauren Day says busting congestion, strengthening the economy and improving health services will be her top priorities in election.

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