Queensland News

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Poison with benefits: Dwyer's strange claim on beach attack

premium_icon Poison with benefits: Dwyer's strange claim on beach attack

Councillor's strange claims of the benefits of poisoning dunal vegetation

This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

premium_icon This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

A HEARTBREAKING letter from an indigenous girl begging to leave a mission in Queensland explains why we keep having the change the date debate.

Palmer loses bid to stop criminal charge

Palmer loses bid to stop criminal charge

Clive Palmer has lost yet another attempt to block criminal charges being brought against him.

Whitlam’s family home threatened by redevelopment

premium_icon Whitlam’s family home threatened by redevelopment

THE childhood home of former prime minister Gough Whitlam is under imminent threat of being levelled by bulldozers.

Death probe after aged care scuffle

premium_icon Death probe after aged care scuffle

POLICE are investigating the death of an elderly man following a fight at an aged care residence south of Brisbane on Sunday.

Loving couple die three days apart

Loving couple die three days apart

On hearing of her husband's passing, the sparkle in 91-year-old Marion's eye diminished and she started the journey to be with her husband.

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

FIVE Aussie cities have been ranked among the world’s 20 priciest with many of the country’s regional towns also deemed more unaffordable than New York.

Builder collapse: Long road back from new home nightmare

premium_icon Builder collapse: Long road back from new home nightmare

An influx of support is giving Greg Thamm strength as he figures out how to turn his new home nightmare back into a dream reality.

Shock liquidation: Queensland restaurateur loses everything

premium_icon Shock liquidation: Queensland restaurateur loses everything

A WELL-regarded Queensland restaurant owner is picking up the pieces after the business was placed into liquidation less than 18 months after opening.

Graham Staines' widow comforted by one thought

premium_icon Graham Staines' widow comforted by one thought

THE widow of Queensland missionary Graham Staines has shared her personal reflections on the 20 year anniversary of her husband and sons' deaths.

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

A MAN is in hospital with significant burns after a barbecue exploded in his face in Moorooka.

Man dies attending shark drumlines

premium_icon Man dies attending shark drumlines

A man has died after attending shark drumlines off the southeast Queensland coast.

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

STUCK alone in the middle of the outback with a blown tyre, hours away from any service station, and no phone signal was this woman’s idea of a horror story.

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Scrubbing the toilet is easily the most dreaded job in any house. Now, thanks to the power of technology, you can make a robot do it for you.

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

ELECTRIC cars are here to stay and more are on the way but an all-important element is missing and the government wants to plug that hole.

Criminally-charged lawyer to represent bikie boss

premium_icon Criminally-charged lawyer to represent bikie boss

A CRIMINALLY-charged lawyer has re-emerged to represent a Gold Coast bikie boss charged over a brutal bashing outside a hotel.

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Nothing creates a shopping frenzy like a cult bargain homewares item. This is the latest one that has sent bloggers into a meltdown.

Mum run over in front of kids and left on roadside

premium_icon Mum run over in front of kids and left on roadside

A WOMAN whose learner licence expired in 2011 ran over a Gold Coast mother with a Toyota Hilux in front of her children, a court has heard.

How darts helped these school kids get better maths grades

premium_icon How darts helped these school kids get better maths grades

Numbers game gets family excited about maths homework

Man loses job over police check confusion

Man loses job over police check confusion

Paul Hovey never thought his high paying job would end in such a headache.

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