Queensland News

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Tornado warning active as Qld weather gets wild

premium_icon Tornado warning active as Qld weather gets wild

Queenslanders are in for a wild 24 hours with destructive tornadoes, widespread flooding and a cool blast impacting different parts of the state.

Teen killed on scooter ‘sweetest, most loving boy’

premium_icon Teen killed on scooter ‘sweetest, most loving boy’

The 13-year-old boy hit and killed while crossing a Springfield road on his scooter was about to become a big brother.

‘We should drug the ibis and drive them out west’

premium_icon ‘We should drug the ibis and drive them out west’

Drug the ibis population and drive them out west to Charleville. That was the highly unusual plan put forward by one city leader.

Killer dad’s sick view on women revealed

Killer dad’s sick view on women revealed

An estranged relative of Rowan Baxter, who killed his wife and three children, has opened up about the degrading views he held about women.

Highways cut, rivers flood, semi washed away in deluge

premium_icon Highways cut, rivers flood, semi washed away in deluge

Parts of Queensland’s southwest have been hit by falls of almost 250mm with another 150mm possible today. Roads are closed and rivers are flooded.

Mum on pension caught with $2000 in ice

premium_icon Mum on pension caught with $2000 in ice

A magistrate has expressed concern that a mum on a pension was caught driving with $2000 worth of the drug ice in her car.

Woman strangled, beaten and held captive in unit

premium_icon Woman strangled, beaten and held captive in unit

A man allegedly strangled and bashed a 29-year-old woman who was being kept hostage in an Ipswich unit, police say.

‘Dead man’ blamed after shed torched

premium_icon ‘Dead man’ blamed after shed torched

Verdict in arson case handed down nearly a decade on

Bali ‘extortion’: Arrested Bronco reveals all

premium_icon Bali ‘extortion’: Arrested Bronco reveals all

Broncos star David Fifita and his mother have lifted the lid on their Bali ordeal, claiming the player was the victim of an extortion bid and police slurs.

With small steps for Hannah, we can end the terror at home

premium_icon With small steps for Hannah, we can end the terror at home

The calculated and callous steps Rowan Baxter took to wipe out Hannah Clarke and her children makes his crime one of our most brutal, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Final farewell for CQ soldier, father and dear friend

premium_icon Final farewell for CQ soldier, father and dear friend

“Not how did he die, but how did he live? Not what did he gain, but what did he give?"

‘We take one day at a time’: Life with a brain tumour

premium_icon ‘We take one day at a time’: Life with a brain tumour

Mackay’s Lauren Watts’ illnesses are inspiring her to shave her hair this weekend to support those with cancer

Stolen car taken for joy ride

premium_icon Stolen car taken for joy ride

A CAR was stolen from North Rockhampton in the early hours of the morning before whoever took it, took off.

Offenders caught stealing from JM Kelly building

premium_icon Offenders caught stealing from JM Kelly building

TWO people are in custody after they fled the scene of a theft at the abandoned JM Kelly’s Park Avenue site in North Rockhampton.

Meet the team behind Australia’s most well behaved pets

premium_icon Meet the team behind Australia’s most well behaved pets

Troublesome terrier? Kleptomaniac kelpie? No matter the canine quandary, a dynamic duo of dog behaviourists know how to help.

DEBUNKED: Proof bullied boy age rumour is a lie

DEBUNKED: Proof bullied boy age rumour is a lie

Outraged supporters of Quaden Bayles have jumped to his defend his innocence — sharing a photo that proves he’s just a 9-year-old boy.

’Fake news’ council election complaint dismissed

premium_icon ’Fake news’ council election complaint dismissed

Complaints that comments made by a councillor were false and inflammatory have been dismissed after the comments were deemed “too vague” to warrant further...

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Hannah Clarke’s heartbreaking texts

Hannah Clarke’s heartbreaking texts

Weeks before Hannah Clarke and her three children were killed, a series of text message show how heartbreakingly optimistic she was about her new life.

Gay swim club’s moving tribute to teacher killed on M1

premium_icon Gay swim club’s moving tribute to teacher killed on M1

The gay swimming club of which Anthony Stott was a longtime member has paid tribute to the Brisbane schoolteacher, with members expressing their deep sadness

Bunnings deal leads cops to Aladdin’s cave of drugs, guns

premium_icon Bunnings deal leads cops to Aladdin’s cave of drugs, guns

An Aladdin’s cave of drugs, guns and cash in a suburban home was uncovered when police caught a stock market trader dealing in the carpark of a Bunnings store.

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