Queensland News

Fri 20 Apr 2018

CRASH HERO: Boy provides vital information for search

CRASH HERO: Boy provides vital information for search

BUNDABERG Police have detailed the "heroic" actions of a 14-year-old boy whose vital information helped find a crashed gyrocopter in the Yandaran area today.

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

THE FORMER president of a Coast organisation has been jailed for stealing more than $20,000 from the club.

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

PATCHY, isolated heavy falls could be expect over the next few days with the potential for conditions to worsen according to BOM forecasters.

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

STARVING puppies and breaking sticks were just some of the horrifying things found by police and the RSPCA when they raided properties while investigating an...

Drunken sailor's violence after housework complaints

Drunken sailor's violence after housework complaints

Future partners will need protection from violent volatile drunken dramas, judge says

Man dies after being bitten by snake

Man dies after being bitten by snake

A MAN has died after he was bitten by a snake at a property in north Queensland.

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police were forced to draw their guns when an 18-year-old woman walked along Hervey Bay’s Esplanade waving around a knife.

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

A MUM busted for driving at six times the legal alcohol limit was dobbed in by concerned onlookers after nipping down the shops for some bread rolls.

Gridlock as multi-vehicle crash blocks Bruce Hwy

Gridlock as multi-vehicle crash blocks Bruce Hwy

THE Bruce Highway has ground to a halt this morning after a crash blocked a lane.

Ice addict caught chilling out in people's homes

Ice addict caught chilling out in people's homes

AN ICE addict kicked out of home by his parents was caught chilling out on the couch of a man's home, pumping the air-conditioning

Man killed in Queensland shooting

Man killed in Queensland shooting

A 24-year-old man has been shot dead in front of his friends overnight.

BREAKING: Missing CQ pilot found dead in wreckage

BREAKING: Missing CQ pilot found dead in wreckage

A JET and ten rescue helicopters will continue the desperate search for a 78-year-old pilot and a gyrocopter on Friday.

Mourning mum's battle to keep young drivers alive

Mourning mum's battle to keep young drivers alive

THE mother of a Sunshine Coast P-plater tragically killed in a crash is determined not to let her son become another statistic.

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

But leading economist warns the state can not wait for governments to take the lead.

Kleenmaid fraud appeal in pipeline

Kleenmaid fraud appeal in pipeline

Jail came after $13m loan fraud, and claims Kleenmaid kept trading despite insolvency

Fury at Minister's silence over subbies' cries for help

Fury at Minister's silence over subbies' cries for help

Angry sub-contractors chasing $7.5 million in unpaid invoices say NSW Roads Minister Melinda Pavey hasn't followed through on offers to help them.

Man accused of involvement in huge $100k Coast ATM robberies

Man accused of involvement in huge $100k Coast ATM robberies

A SIPPY Downs man has faced court for the first time following a massive police investigation into several Coast ATM robberies that saw several people charged.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Why we’re confused about pizza boxes

Why we’re confused about pizza boxes

IPSWICH City Council’s decision to end recycling and take waste from yellow-top bins to landfill has left many confused about what exactly can be recycled. Pizza...

Contractor goes bust, workers unpaid on $53m Coast project

Contractor goes bust, workers unpaid on $53m Coast project

A leading Sunshine Coast contractor has been placed in external administration and workers on a $53m project have been left unpaid.

What to do to stop recycling going to landfill

What to do to stop recycling going to landfill

WHAT'S going to happen to my yellow-lidded wheelie bin of civic good?

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