Queensland News

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Coast launches bid to secure Google Australia's new HQ

Coast launches bid to secure Google Australia's new HQ

THE Sunshine Coast could become home to Google Australia’s new headquarters.

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

It is alleged they received a total of 20 separate corrupt payments, totalling $104,000.

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

IPSWICH's recycling system collapses as council faces massive increase in costs to dispose of waste.

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Scientist analysed 15 years of data to reach astonishing conclusion.

Teen treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

Teen treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

A TEENAGER has suffered smoke inhalation as fire broke out in a Sunshine Coast home early this morning.

Confessed 'boy lover' breaches sex offender conditions

Confessed 'boy lover' breaches sex offender conditions

A self-confessed "boy lover" living in Mackay convicted of possessing child pornography admitted to eighth breach of reporting obligations.

Three in hospital after car flips on hinterland road

Three in hospital after car flips on hinterland road

THREE people have been taken to hospital after a rollover crash on the Sunshine Coast.

Stranger runs into burning home, saves pets

Stranger runs into burning home, saves pets

A STRANGER has been praised as a hero after running into a blazing house fire to check if anyone was inside and walking out with two guinea pigs under his arm.

Mum snapped for jailhouse drug plot

Mum snapped for jailhouse drug plot

Mother making good progress in community after jailhouse plot busted 

Grandma threatened and scared

Grandma threatened and scared

A grandmother who lives alone in a small unit in North Mackay feels like she lives in a jail.

Young man allegedly killed himself, parents in blaze

Young man allegedly killed himself, parents in blaze

NEIGHBOURS said they heard a woman scream during a house fire as a man allegedly killed himself and his parents. A Whitsundays man was among the victims.

US sanction could force alumina target reduction for Rio Tinto

US sanction could force alumina target reduction for Rio...

RIO Tinto has warned it could reduce its 2018 alumina production target for Queensland Alumina because of the United States' sanction on Russia.

'Six months shy of consent': No jail for underage sex

'Six months shy of consent': No jail for underage sex

Their encounter was revealed to her dad by a friend of hers.

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

Glitzy seminars led to tears after investors sent money to rogue traders

Shock findings: More than 4500 youths left homeless

Shock findings: More than 4500 youths left homeless

YOUNG adults without social and economic support are destined to fail, and are at great risk of becoming homeless, Queensland researchers say.

Rent hike forces senior citizens out after 46 years

Rent hike forces senior citizens out after 46 years

A $20,000 rent hike has forced a Coast senior citizens club from its home of more than 46 years.

MYSTERY SOLVED: Grisly find on Coast beach mystifies locals

MYSTERY SOLVED: Grisly find on Coast beach mystifies locals

UPDATE: An animal expert may have the answer to a mystery that has baffled residents and visitors, after an unrecognisable animal carcass washed up on a beach.

BEAUTIFUL SOULS: Tributes for former Shalom student, teacher

BEAUTIFUL SOULS: Tributes for former Shalom student, teacher

THERE was barely a spare seat or dry eye in the Shalom College Performing Arts Precinct as staff and students paid tribute to Gemma Henricksen and Robin Wust.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

One dog found dead on front doorstep and another stolen

One dog found dead on front doorstep and another stolen

A Mackay man has issued a $3000 reward after one of his pit bulls was found dead on his front doorstep and the other wa stolen.

Driver dices with death on busy high speed road

Driver dices with death on busy high speed road

IS this the dumbest driver in Gladstone? A local cop has labelled him one of the worst.

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