Queensland News

Thu 23 May 2019

Paramedic heard finger ‘snap’ in vicious attack

premium_icon Paramedic heard finger ‘snap’ in vicious attack

A COURT has been told how a paramedic heard his finger “snap” during a shocking attack by a Queensland Rail protection officer he was “simply trying to help”.

Rape victim showers 30min twice a day

premium_icon Rape victim showers 30min twice a day

A woman who was raped by a mutual friend while she slept at a party takes two 30-minute showers a day because she still feels dirty, and is afraid of sleeping.

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2m for lost earnings

premium_icon Geoffrey Rush awarded $2m for lost earnings

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2 million for lost earnings in his defamation case with The Daily Telegraph. He originally sought $25 million.

Aged care neglect exposed by whistleblower carer

premium_icon Aged care neglect exposed by whistleblower carer

ELDERLY residents have allegedly suffered due to ongoing neglect at this aged care facility.

'Serious': Man rushed to hospital after near-drowning

premium_icon 'Serious': Man rushed to hospital after near-drowning

UPDATE 4PM: Passersby at Noosa National Park were involved in the rescue of an elderly man, pulled from the surf at the notorious Dolphin Point.

Man's shock find in Woolworths scone

premium_icon Man's shock find in Woolworths scone

A BUNDABERG man is calling on the community to be aware after finding metal shards in scones he bought from Woolworths.

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

The Oscar-winning actor has been awarded a total of $2.9 million after winning his high-profile defamation case.

Barbera patriarch sued for alleged insolvent trading

premium_icon Barbera patriarch sued for alleged insolvent trading

The embattled patriarch of an established smallcrops business has another legal fight on his hands.

HOTLINE: Car fire sparks mobile phone warning

premium_icon HOTLINE: Car fire sparks mobile phone warning

'Next thing the whole car was engulfed in flames and my partner was on fire'

Two men speared by fish in bizarre boating incident

premium_icon Two men speared by fish in bizarre boating incident

TWO men were returning from a fishing trip near Solitary Island when a marlin got into their boat, injuring both of them.

Ben Barba to plead guilty to charges in Mackay

premium_icon Ben Barba to plead guilty to charges in Mackay

Disgraced former rugby league player Ben Barba intends to plead guilty.

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

She was 59, healthy and spent her adult life caring for others as a nurse. She knew what awaited her and she hid it from us, writes Bachelorette Georgia Love.

Aussie CEOs’ memo to PM on energy, climate change

premium_icon Aussie CEOs’ memo to PM on energy, climate change

The CEOs of six Australian businesses and business groups have a message for newly-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Manslaughter charges after alleged fatal hit-and-run

premium_icon Manslaughter charges after alleged fatal hit-and-run

Police have charged a man with two counts of manslaughter and one count of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm after an alleged hit-and-run.

REVEALED: Outcome of Adani's major meeting with DES

premium_icon REVEALED: Outcome of Adani's major meeting with DES

Adani sits down with State Government to finalise timeframe for approvals

WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

premium_icon WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

IN A world first, visitors to Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef will be able to book a submarine - and they can do it through Uber.

‘Don’t be conned on Adani’: Premier warned

premium_icon ‘Don’t be conned on Adani’: Premier warned

Powerful union the CFMEU has hit out at Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Adani backflip, warning her not to be conned over job and prosperity "myths".

Vegan protesters fined over abattoir standoff

premium_icon Vegan protesters fined over abattoir standoff

VEGAN protesters who stormed a southeast Queensland abattoir, chained themselves to fixtures and took three sheep have been fined by a Brisbane court.

New agriculture project expected to revolutionise industry

premium_icon New agriculture project expected to revolutionise industry

The project will identify new export market opportunities.

You won't believe how much parental leave Bundy Rum staff get

premium_icon You won't believe how much parental leave Bundy Rum staff get...

BUNDABERG Rum Distillery employees are set to get some of the best parental leave conditions in the country.

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