Queensland News

Sun 25 Aug 2019

First competitors cross line in Bridge to Brisbane

First competitors cross line in Bridge to Brisbane

The first competitors are home in the 10km race of the 2019 Bridge to Brisbane, and it was a case of first-time-lucky for the winner of the men’s division.

‘Very average’: Union boss slams Trad performance

premium_icon ‘Very average’: Union boss slams Trad performance

THREATS of a showdown between a powerful Queensland union boss and Jackie Trad at this weekend’s Labor state conference have proven empty.

Tragic end to ‘generous’ man’s final ride

premium_icon Tragic end to ‘generous’ man’s final ride

A FATHER and avid motorbike rider never made it home after a scenic ride through the hinterland ended in tragedy.

‘Wonderful day’: Ambos grant dying boy one last wish

premium_icon ‘Wonderful day’: Ambos grant dying boy one last wish

Paramedics have granted the final wish of a dying 11-year-old boy to see his team win the grand final - and a trip to McDonald’s on the way back to hospital.

Terrified Hanson gets stuck on Uluru

Terrified Hanson gets stuck on Uluru

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson wanted everyone to be able to climb Uluru, until she tried doing it and suddenly got stuck.

‘Nightmare’ that could push us to war

‘Nightmare’ that could push us to war

It’s one of the world’s most volatile hot spots, where a single misstep could ignite global war — and Australia has just waded into the turmoil.

Astronaut commits ‘first crime in space’

Astronaut commits ‘first crime in space’

A NASA astronaut has been accused of committing the first crime in outer space after her estranged wife alleged she stole her identity.

DNA test unveils ‘disgusting’ WWII family secret

premium_icon DNA test unveils ‘disgusting’ WWII family secret

Richard Dutkiewicz took a DNA test for a bit of fun, but it revealed a hidden truth about his father. But the cheap test kits also come with risks.

‘So scary’: Teen’s struggle with incurable illness

premium_icon ‘So scary’: Teen’s struggle with incurable illness

A Gold Coast teen has revealed how she would huddle behind her work counter “silent screaming” as she tried to cope with unimaginable pain.

Dead rider's body could have been there for days

premium_icon Dead rider's body could have been there for days

UPDATE: The body of a motorcycle rider has been found off a winding hinterland road, with reports saying it could have been there for multiple days.

Terrorism trial aborted after costly homophobic slur

premium_icon Terrorism trial aborted after costly homophobic slur

A major terrorism trial, in the case of a teen accused of buying a hunting knife to murder civilians, had to be aborted after jurors clashed after deliberations

‘Out of his depth’: Trump's cringeworthy moment

‘Out of his depth’: Trump's cringeworthy moment

Seven of the world’s most powerful leaders have arrived in a French resort town for the G7 summit. Donald Trump got off to an awkward start.

'I was naked when the council raided my home'

premium_icon 'I was naked when the council raided my home'

A household of health staff could soon be without a place to live as the council battles their home’s owner.

‘Influential’ agent allegedly rubbed up against mum

premium_icon ‘Influential’ agent allegedly rubbed up against mum

A well-known real estate agent, whose social media profile boasts celebrity encounters, has found himself in court over allegations of sexual harassment.

Trio rescued after failing to finish dusk climb

premium_icon Trio rescued after failing to finish dusk climb

Multiple people had to be rescued off a Sunshine Coast mountain last night after not being able to “finish the climb”.

Two gongs for humble billionaire

premium_icon Two gongs for humble billionaire

He’s the boy from Bundy who is now a billionaire financier living in the UK. He’s just returned to Queensland to pick up awards, and to make a quick trip home.

Patients told to hit highway

premium_icon Patients told to hit highway

If you live in one part of the state and you get sick, there’s a good chance you’re going to be doing a lot of driving if you want to get well.

Is a new 5G base outside your front door?

premium_icon Is a new 5G base outside your front door?

Unsuspecting residents are having controversial 5G base stations placed within metres of bedroom windows. Is your street on the list?

Grand final player of the year caught on CCTV smashing door

premium_icon Grand final player of the year caught on CCTV smashing door

A rising rugby league star who played a key role in his side's undefeated run in the league has come crashing back down to earth

Fire ‘engulfs’ Coast home with people inside

premium_icon Fire ‘engulfs’ Coast home with people inside

Emergency crews were called to Mapleton just after midnight to reports of a house “engulfed in fire” while two people were home.

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