Queensland News

Fri 20 Jul 2018

SHOCKING: Dad slams 4-year-old girl into pole

SHOCKING: Dad slams 4-year-old girl into pole

UNFORGIVEABLE was the word used to describe the actions of a Sunshine Coast father caught assaulting his 4-year-old daughter at a shopping centre on CCTV.

'Our little secret': Sophisticated porn extortion scam

'Our little secret': Sophisticated porn extortion scam

Victims are warned not to interact with the email at all.

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

A WOMAN who was accidentally given oven cleaner to drink to cure hiccups is fighting for compensation.

Queensland company wins four-year Tweed tourism contract

Queensland company wins four-year Tweed tourism contract

Tweed Shire Council takes a new direction for the promotion of its tourism.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Manhunt for gang over Gold Coast shooting

Manhunt for gang over Gold Coast shooting

A DOZEN police officers remain at the scene after a man was shot and dumped from a car on the Gold Coast.

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

A ROMA police officer who was fired for his role in the death of a motorbike rider has failed to have his dismissal overturned by a tribunal.

What the childcare subsidy changes mean to me

What the childcare subsidy changes mean to me

LIKE many mums returning to the workforce childcare was one of my biggest worries.

Dust storms build across Queensland

Dust storms build across Queensland

Almost a decade since a dust storm consumed Brisbane, forecasters are warning Queenslanders that the climate is ripe for another one.

Kids treated after peak hour crash

Kids treated after peak hour crash

TWO children are being treated for injuries following a two-vehicle crash.

Police find 3D printers used to make guns at Coast home

Police find 3D printers used to make guns at Coast home

POLICE Sergeant Edwards said three handguns had been manufactured using a 3D printer. He said the guns were capable of being fired.

Frosty start, but warmer mornings ahead

Frosty start, but warmer mornings ahead

COLD? Spare a thought for Roma. The Bureau of Meteorology reported apparent temperatures of -4.3C with a real temperature of -0.3C at 6.30am.

Thieves accidentally livestream robbery

Thieves accidentally livestream robbery

A GANG of thieves has unwittingly livestreamed themselves allegedly stealing surveillance cameras that were linked to the owner’s phone.

Queensland company could win $7.6M Tweed tourism contract

Queensland company could win $7.6M Tweed tourism contract

Council officers are recommending snubbing Destination Tweed in favour of DR Tourism

Man, 41, dies after being found near motorcycle

Man, 41, dies after being found near motorcycle

A 41-YEAR-OLD man is dead after he was found unconscious near a motorbike by an off duty police officer.

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Person hit by truck fighting for life

Person hit by truck fighting for life

A PERSON is in a critical condition after they were hit by a truck southeast of Brisbane.

Chopper to fly Coast gas explosion victim to Brisbane

Chopper to fly Coast gas explosion victim to Brisbane

UPDATE: A helicopter rescue crew is preparing to fly a woman to Brisbane after she was injured in a gas explosion in a caravan.

Man visits Bay, leaves a millionaire

Man visits Bay, leaves a millionaire

He arrived in Hervey Bay to visit friends but he got more than he bargained for when he left $2.45million richer

Green light close for nation’s most divisive project

Green light close for nation’s most divisive project

IT’S the multi-billion dollar project that’s caused nationwide protests and ended in dozens of arrests. But the CEO claims it’s about to get the final tick it...

TREE OF LIFE: Mother's legacy woven into fabric of festival

TREE OF LIFE: Mother's legacy woven into fabric of festival

NO AMOUNT of wool will ever replace the warmth Catherine Dunn brought to this town, but her spirit still lives on in the festival she loved.

Missing cat reunited with family after two years

Missing cat reunited with family after two years

WHEN Sukey the cat went missing more than two years ago, owner Leah-Jane Thomas was devastated. This week, she got an unexpected call from a vet.

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