Queensland News

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

RURAL Fire Service crews will continue monitoring a large, out-of-control bushfire which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the Queensland-NSW border.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

$50,000 of tools stolen from worksite

$50,000 of tools stolen from worksite

POLICE are investigating the theft of a trailer containing over $50,000 of tradesman tools from a construction site in Brisbane’s inner north two weeks ago.

Bushfire threatens Carnarvon Highway

Bushfire threatens Carnarvon Highway

Multiple QFES crews on scene to conduct extensive back burning

Axe-wielding man causes $17K in damage

Axe-wielding man causes $17K in damage

The man reacted by causing $17,500 of damage.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Toddler rushed to hospital after near drowning

Toddler rushed to hospital after near drowning

A toddler has been taken to Bowen Hospital in a serious but stable condition following a near drowning incident today.

Devastated farmers to dig mass graves

Devastated farmers to dig mass graves

THEY'VE been hit by the worst flood in a generation and now ruined farmers are in a race against time to stop disease and vermin.

Mum takes son to court on 17th DV charge

Mum takes son to court on 17th DV charge

The man faced Kingaroy Magistrates Court on Monday.

'Gut-wrenching': Thieves target charity for second time

'Gut-wrenching': Thieves target charity for second time

Graham House Community Centre is left to pick up the pieces yet again after two vehicles and a further three sets of car keys were stolen on Sunday night.

Ute rolled by drink driver

Ute rolled by drink driver

Man fined after rollling ute while drink driving.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Teenage mum and baby found after going missing

Teenage mum and baby found after going missing

UPDATE: The mother and child have been found safe and well.

SEVERE STORM WARNING: Large hail, flash flooding

SEVERE STORM WARNING: Large hail, flash flooding

Severe thunderstorms producing large hailstones, damaging winds and flash flooding are tracking towards the Sunshine Coast.

Adorable video hides devastation

Adorable video hides devastation

Two weeks ago, farmers cried happy tears and danced in the rain they’d waited years for. But their drought relief quickly turned to despair.

Pickles to sell off collapsed Redstar's assets

Pickles to sell off collapsed Redstar's assets

ASSETS of the trucking company that went bust just days before Christmas, leaving hundreds of drivers in the lurch, have gone up for auction today.

Abbott’s most outrageous claim yet

Abbott’s most outrageous claim yet

AS THE former prime minister faces a battle to save his job, Tony Abbott has come out with one of his most outlandish claims yet.

Bushfire in Girraween National Park destroys shed and car

Bushfire in Girraween National Park destroys shed and car

UPDATE: Firefighters say the blaze at Girraween National Park is likely to burn for days.

Tougher sentences for child killers

Tougher sentences for child killers

Parents or carers, whose children die after prolonged abuse, will no longer get off with light or short manslaughter sentences.

Water hole fatality causes council to assess safety

Water hole fatality causes council to assess safety

After the death of another person at Coomba Falls on the weekend, council has responded to the opinion of many that the waterhole should be off-limits.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Anti-vaxxers fuel global measles spike

Anti-vaxxers fuel global measles spike

An alarming rise in global measles cases has sparked a warning from the World Health Organisation about the importance of immunisation.

‘Everything is dead, everything’

‘Everything is dead, everything’

When rain started falling in Queensland’s west, drought-stricken farmers cried happy tears — but that emotion quickly turned to heartbreak.

Food to get you in the mood

Food to get you in the mood

If you're looking for something to get you in the mood, chilli could be the perfect solution.

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