Queensland News

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Motorcyclist caught with ‘staggering’ amount of drugs

premium_icon Motorcyclist caught with ‘staggering’ amount of drugs

Police who pulled over a motorcyclist because of his erratic driving were left gobsmacked after searching the young man’s backpack.

$100k splurged on minister report cards

premium_icon $100k splurged on minister report cards

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has been accused of shirking her own responsibilities by paying $100,000 for a secret external review of her own team.

Debris, water cleared from Cunningham Highway

premium_icon Debris, water cleared from Cunningham Highway

Motorists are advised the highway has reopened. Read on for more information.

RAIN ROUNDUP: Months worth of supply falls in just two days

premium_icon RAIN ROUNDUP: Months worth of supply falls in just two days

Warwick’s run-out date has been pushed back significantly thanks to significant rainfall.

Isis River man died after collision on highway

premium_icon Isis River man died after collision on highway

AN elderly man has died after being involved in a crash involving a truck on the highway.

Toowoomba man 'passes away peacefully' after snake bite

premium_icon Toowoomba man 'passes away peacefully' after snake bite

TOOWOOMBA'S Roger Taylor, husband of deputy mayor Carol Taylor, has passed away peacefully in hospital.

‘You gotta let me go, ’cause of Daniel Morcombe’

premium_icon ‘You gotta let me go, ’cause of Daniel Morcombe’

Young teenagers are invoking the name of murdered schoolboy Daniel Morcombe to avoid paying for tickets on Gold Coast public transport.

VIDEO: Man rows boat down flooded Coast street

premium_icon VIDEO: Man rows boat down flooded Coast street

In unbelievable scenes following 300mm+ of rain overnight, a man has been seen rowing a boat down a flooded suburban street on the Gold Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO

Why serial drug offender wants to be PM

premium_icon Why serial drug offender wants to be PM

A former playboy model and serial drug offender has aspirations to be the next PM after seeing the lack of leadership over the fire crisis, her lawyer says.

Qld weather: Super cell dumps 145mm closing major roads

premium_icon Qld weather: Super cell dumps 145mm closing major roads

Two major highways are cut and ‘life-threatening’ flash flooding is hitting parts of southeast Queensland as a ‘very dangerous’ thunderstorm continues.

Female cop recruiting ‘irregularities’ spark CCC probe

premium_icon Female cop recruiting ‘irregularities’ spark CCC probe

An investigation into alleged female recruiting ‘irregularities’ in the Qld Police Service is underway, for the organisation which strived for gender equality.

‘Creep’ says mum told him he had cancer as a child

premium_icon ‘Creep’ says mum told him he had cancer as a child

Mackay man caught stalking a swimwear model found out he did not have the disease when he broke a bone

Early findings into Blackwater mine death released

premium_icon Early findings into Blackwater mine death released

EXCLUSIVE: The tyre fitter was found trapped underneath a wheel assembly

Please, no more death on our roads or in our mines

premium_icon Please, no more death on our roads or in our mines

State Government and mines need to pull their fingers out; get answers sooner and find solutions to this utter mess.

Teen killed after car stunt goes wrong

premium_icon Teen killed after car stunt goes wrong

A teen boy has tragically been killed after he attempted to leap into a moving car near the Gateway Bridge overnight.

Man killed in Bruce Highway crash identified

premium_icon Man killed in Bruce Highway crash identified

SATURDAY, 7.45AM: A man killed in a single-vehicle rollover on the Bruce Highway on Friday afternoon has been identified.

Time’s up for climate deniers

premium_icon Time’s up for climate deniers

Bill Hoffman argues we’ve run out of time to tolerate those in the way of a meaningful response to a national crisis.

The disease set to become Australia’s biggest killer

premium_icon The disease set to become Australia’s biggest killer

Australia’s number-one killer is set to be dethroned by the rising rates of dementia, which threatens to affect everyone in the country. See how to get help.

How movie sex scenes really work

How movie sex scenes really work

Sex scenes might seem exciting on screen, but behind the scenes, the truth is far more awkward. One woman is working to change that.

CQ grandmother honoured for her love of helping others

premium_icon CQ grandmother honoured for her love of helping others

Generous Livingstone Shire resident and president of Rotary Club is nominated for a 2020 Australia Day award.

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