Queensland News

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Shocking water usage during extreme drought

Shocking water usage during extreme drought

FIND out how much water still goes down the drain and how you can help save every drop during desperate times.

Dad built son a tank for his high school formal

Dad built son a tank for his high school formal

It's now up for sale on eBay if you too want to experience the magic.

Tradie buys four properties by age 22

Tradie buys four properties by age 22

Norbert Kaess is an “average” bloke with an “ordinary” job — but he’s still built up a lucrative property portfolio in his early 20s.

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

‘Stay home’: Killer flu warning

Health experts across the country are urging people to stay home if they are unwell, as the death toll from this year’s virus rises.

This is Australia’s best meat pie

This is Australia’s best meat pie

After downing more than 1700 pastries in three days, 12 judges have found Australia’s best pie — and here’s where you can get it.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Two flavours of vegan ice cream have been pulled from the shelves after a “microscopic amount” of contaminant was found in the products.

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

As farmers continue to destock in record levels, road train operators are desperate to find more drivers to help shift the cattle to greener pastures.

Yes, there was a time men preferred 'beefy birds'

Yes, there was a time men preferred 'beefy birds'

WHEN I was a girl, men did not like thin girls. They used to say that they looked "consumptive”.

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

A British backpacker has revealed how a working holiday in Australia turned into a nightmare when the couple she was staying with hinted at other intentions.

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

WATCH: THIS split-second decision by a truckie saved the life of a seemingly oblivious cyclist who rode into the path of his truck in the Brisbane CBD.

Scammers target small business

Scammers target small business

SCAMMERS are homing in on Australia’s 2.5 million small businesses, preying on their lack of time and resources in a rising wave of attacks.

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

A backpacker has spoken out for the first time about her horrifying kidnapping ordeal. Warning: Distressing content.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Urgent search for missing 78-year-old woman

Urgent search for missing 78-year-old woman

Police are urgently appealing for information on an elderly woman missing from the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Dutton revives broader cyber powers plan

Dutton revives broader cyber powers plan

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the government's spy agencies need better capacity to deal with cyber attacks on domestic networks.

Aussies solve ‘gross’ bikini problem

Aussies solve ‘gross’ bikini problem

It’s a horrible feeling any self-respecting Australian loathes. But a new label has fixed the issue — and made $1 million in just 12 months.

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

A protester in Hong Kong has become the first fatality of the state's political unrest after falling from a scaffolding while hanging a political banner.

Super shut-off will affect millions

Super shut-off will affect millions

If you haven’t checked your super fund or life insurance lately, you could be in for a nasty surprise.

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

A musical based on the 2001 hit movie is coming to Australia in 2020 and will tour in three major cities.

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson, who was once acquitted of the murder of his wife and her friend has joined Twitter by leaving an ominous message.

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Dream job alert — dating app Bumble has just announced it will pay someone to travel the world looking for love. What a combo!

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