Queensland News

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Traffic nightmare as caravan rolls on Bruce Hwy

premium_icon Traffic nightmare as caravan rolls on Bruce Hwy

HAPPENING NOW: Drivers are experiencing lengthy delays on the Bruce Highway this afternoon after a caravan rolled near a major Sunshine Coast exit.

Before and after shots of drought-stricken Moogerah Dam

premium_icon Before and after shots of drought-stricken Moogerah Dam

See the incredible pictures of how the recent downpours has brought life back to a region that almost forgot what rain was.

$35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

premium_icon $35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

Short of undergoing expensive surgery, Tammara Hawkins tells court that smoking marijuana is the only way she is able to treat pain from a workplace injury.

Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

premium_icon Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

Fruit picker Stephen Gallaway has added to his near $10,000 SPER debt, instead of opting for community service because he didn’t 'trust himself'

What a catch! Python wows crowd as he nabs tasty lunch

premium_icon What a catch! Python wows crowd as he nabs tasty lunch

Wow! Residents at a Coast retirement village had front row seats to an interesting show when a python devoured a goanna outside their units.

Builder’s extraordinary lengths to dodge QBCC

premium_icon Builder’s extraordinary lengths to dodge QBCC

A builder has cut his phone lines and changed licence car plates as part of an incredible effort to hide his location from the state’s construction watchdog.

Young boy's stern warning to fishers after duck distress

premium_icon Young boy's stern warning to fishers after duck distress

Young boy saves duck with a hook lodged in the flesh near its bill at popular Coast playground

The foundation making equality for people with disabilities

premium_icon The foundation making equality for people with disabilities

Central Queenslanders Gavin Perry and Michael Segwick hope to reduce stigma around disabilities so people can get on with enjoying their lives.

Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

premium_icon Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

There’s a massive chink in the Gold Coast’s defences against the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. So why is it not being addressed, asks Ann Wason Moore.

Former mayor’s alleged boast to developers

premium_icon Former mayor’s alleged boast to developers

Former Logan mayor Luke Smith told developers he had the ability to ‘influence and change’ restrictions on development applications, a court has heard.

Coast election candidate’s theme park arrest

premium_icon Coast election candidate’s theme park arrest

One of the latest candidates announced to run in the upcoming council election is a former activist previously arrested over protesting multiple theme parks.

To the bushfire towns: We’re for you

To the bushfire towns: We’re for you

At News Corp, we are committed to helping communities rebuild after the bushfires, and today’s special editions will add to the millions we are putting towards...

Man accused of violent attack refused bail

premium_icon Man accused of violent attack refused bail

A man accused of a violent attack on a woman in which he allegedly threatened to burn her house down with her inside has been refused bail.

’Welcome rain, but not drought-breaking rain’

premium_icon ’Welcome rain, but not drought-breaking rain’

Here’s what to expect after the wild weekend weather, which left large swathes of the city resembling a makeshift water park.

STORM ALERT: Large hail, damaging winds on the way

premium_icon STORM ALERT: Large hail, damaging winds on the way

Take cover! Forecasters say there’s potential severe storms and large hail could hit the Sunshine Coast today as heatwave conditions settle in.

10-year-old saves dad’s life with one phone call

premium_icon 10-year-old saves dad’s life with one phone call

Jaiden Grant is being hailed a hero by first responders after helping save his dad’s life – but the 10-year-old is not too sure what the fuss is all about.

Bank manager sues over sexual harassment allegations

premium_icon Bank manager sues over sexual harassment allegations

A Queensland mum who appeared on a TV program alleging her local bank manager had made unwanted sexual advances towards her is now being sued by the man.

Revealed: Queensland’s worst crime spots

premium_icon Revealed: Queensland’s worst crime spots

New data has put a spotlight on Queensland’s worst crime spots with more than 10,000 insurance claims made over four years and car theft on the rise.

WIND FARM: $2 billion project starting at grassroots

premium_icon WIND FARM: $2 billion project starting at grassroots

She said great effort had been made to reduce the impacts

Mum wants dog put down after boy was viciously mauled

Mum wants dog put down after boy was viciously mauled

WHEN she first laid eyes on her boy after being told he'd been attacked by a dog, she instantly yelled: “Oh my God - I can see his skull!” *WARNING: GRAPHIC*

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