Queensland News

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Houses for the price of a hatchback

Houses for the price of a hatchback

COULD these be Queensland’s cheapest houses? If so, they’re going for less than the price of a new hatchback. Find out where you can grab a bargain.

Three hurt as guards, prisoners clash at correctional centre

Three hurt as guards, prisoners clash at correctional centre

An investigation is underway after a prison guard was assaulted and two prisoners were hurt following an incident at Wolston Correctional Centre late yesterday.

Neo-Nazi group put swastika stickers up around Toowoomba

Neo-Nazi group put swastika stickers up around Toowoomba

A Neo-Nazi hate group has again placed stickers containing a Nazi swastika around Toowoomba landmarks.

Woman hospitalised after wombat attack at zoo

Woman hospitalised after wombat attack at zoo

A WOMAN has been hospitalised after she was attacked by a wombat this morning.

The man who could be our next PM

The man who could be our next PM

MANY Australians would have no idea what Peter Dutton stands for, but he could be our sixth prime minister in 11 years.

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

A DIESEL fire has ripped through parts of the Maryborough Sugar Factory overnight.

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

THE victim of a farming accident involving a forklift was a boy not a man as first thought, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed.

Aussie ex-bikie granted refugee status

Aussie ex-bikie granted refugee status

A FORMER Bandidos bikie has reportedly been granted refugee status in Canada after threats to his life in Australia.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

Queensland records 1000 fires in first 19 days of this fire season

‘He said I’ll put a bullet right in your forehead’

‘He said I’ll put a bullet right in your forehead’

A RESIDENT says he was threatened with a handgun and knife by a man accompanied by two young children - minutes before a man was stabbed in the neck.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

VIDEO: Police rammed by stolen vehicle, injuring officers

VIDEO: Police rammed by stolen vehicle, injuring officers

POLICE vision has captured the moment a stolen car rammed a police vehicle near the Sunshine Coast overnight.

Qld home damaged in fire

Qld home damaged in fire

A Queensland home has been significantly damaged by fire.

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

A POLICE officer on a motorcycle had a lucky escape yesterday after a motorist allegedly deliberately swerved into his path at Harlaxton.

Big seas loom as wind strengthens

Big seas loom as wind strengthens

COLD start coming as surf also looks set to rise.

Nude vegan blogger denies being a ‘fake’

Nude vegan blogger denies being a ‘fake’

FAMOUS for living nude in the jungle and surviving largely on bananas, Freelee the Banana Girl hits back at critics accusing her of faking off-grid lifestyle.

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

FIRE crews are on standby as 20 blazes burn around Queensland and dry, windy conditions escalate the bushfire risk.

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

THE number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows with contaminants detected in the grounds of a primary school.

Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

THE Federal Court has ruled in favour of Indian mining giant Adani over a native title group seeking to block its Carmichael coal mine.

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Local husband wandered the house for two days wondering where his wife was, when he eventually found her, she was not happy.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos...

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

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