Queensland News

Wed 8 Apr 2020

Firefighter jobs to attract 6000

premium_icon Firefighter jobs to attract 6000

With all our attention on COVID-19, Australians had almost forgotten about summer’s horrific bushfire season. Now Fire and Rescue NSW is recruiting for firefighters.

Ministers thrashing out back-to-school plan

premium_icon Ministers thrashing out back-to-school plan

Discussions are in play over whether Queensland schools will reopen to all students from the beginning of term two.

Queensland in front in COVID-19 fight

premium_icon Queensland in front in COVID-19 fight

Queensland has had the slowest rate of increase in new coronavirus infections of any state this past week – but experts don’t know exactly why, and warn it could be set...

Prince Andrew accuser tested for virus

premium_icon Prince Andrew accuser tested for virus

The Australian woman who accuses Prince Andrew of raping her as a child is in a Cairns hospital after showing symptoms of coronavirus.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Teen latest victim of ‘Devil’s Pool’

premium_icon Teen latest victim of ‘Devil’s Pool’

A popular teenage girl is believed to be the latest life lost to the deadly “Curse of the Devil’s Pool” at a popular Queensland swimming hole.

Exotic pest detected in region crops

premium_icon Exotic pest detected in region crops

GROWERS have been advised to apply extra caution to their crops, after an exotic pest was detected in Bundaberg.

Medical marijuana training now available on Coast

premium_icon Medical marijuana training now available on Coast

A Coast GP clinic has created the region’s first cannabis centre to teach other GPs how to prescribe the drug.

Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

premium_icon Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

Mackay MP says some people are continuing to flout the rules.

Coronavirus tally increases in Mackay region

premium_icon Coronavirus tally increases in Mackay region

The latest case comes just days after a drastic spike in cases within the Mackay Hospital and Health Service.

Prison pandemic: Virus tally climbs in Qld jails

premium_icon Prison pandemic: Virus tally climbs in Qld jails

Five Queensland prison officers have now tested positive for coronavirus, while 78 are self-isolating. It follows a jail lockdown when an officer tested positive two...

West Moreton Health staff in isolation after virus scare

premium_icon West Moreton Health staff in isolation after virus scare

Hospital workers have been isolated after coming in contact with someone later confirmed to have coronavirus.

Unimaginable loss devastates Darling Downs Zoo

premium_icon Unimaginable loss devastates Darling Downs Zoo

“The whole world got wrecked without a single shot being fired”: Zoo struggles to keep on top of colossal costs.

Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

premium_icon Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

ALLORA community shocked as vandals damage homegrown heroes newly minted statue.

CLOSED: All beachside carparks shut

premium_icon CLOSED: All beachside carparks shut

A fed up Gold Coast mayor has shut all beachside carparks saying it was a clear message to Easter revellers ‘there’s no point coming here’.

NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

premium_icon NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

The Whitsundays have offered to host all 16 NRL clubs at Hamilton, Daydream and Hayman Islands in an effort to resume the 2020 competition.

Tributes flow for 23-year-old killed in shark attack

premium_icon Tributes flow for 23-year-old killed in shark attack

A Queensland Parks and Wildlife ranger has been revealed as the victim killed in a shark attack while working in waters off an island in the Barrier Reef.

5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

premium_icon 5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

When school goes online because of the pandemic isolation restrictions, these are the 5 must-have software tools to make the pain that much easier on everyone.

Get the taste of the Ekka at home

premium_icon Get the taste of the Ekka at home

Disappointed you can't stock up on your favourite showbags at this year's Ekka? There's a way to get the show experience from the comfort of home.

All Gold Coast beachside carparks to be closed

premium_icon All Gold Coast beachside carparks to be closed

Mayor Tom Tate has announced that all carparks at Gold Coast beaches are to be closed ahead of the Easter weekend.

Two mums with coronavirus give birth in QLD

premium_icon Two mums with coronavirus give birth in QLD

Two mums suffering from coronavirus have given birth to babies at Gold Coast University Hospital.

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