Queensland News

Thu 24 Jan 2019

This test could earn you more than $100k

This test could earn you more than $100k

IT'S a six figure salary job from the get go, but you’ll need to pass this test first. Here are four sample questions. Can you answer them?

Redstar Transport collapse: 'They left me broke'

Redstar Transport collapse: 'They left me broke'

ON DECEMBER 18 Ross Pettit, 62, returned to work. Two days later the company he worked for, Redstar Transport, collapsed.

HEATWAVE: The parts of Australia hitting 45C today

HEATWAVE: The parts of Australia hitting 45C today

A SCORCHING day across two states could see the mercury reach ridiculous heights, turning forecast maps a scary purple colour.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

SIR David Attenborough has issued a dark warning about the “wholesale” destruction of our planet if world leaders don’t act to protect precious ecosystems.

Doctors issue warning after 20 cases of food poisoning

Doctors issue warning after 20 cases of food poisoning

RESIDENTS in Ipswich, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Toowoomba have all been affected.

Loving couple die three days apart

Loving couple die three days apart

On hearing of her husband's passing, the sparkle in 91-year-old Marion's eye diminished and she started the journey to be with her husband.

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

FIVE Aussie cities have been ranked among the world’s 20 priciest with many of the country’s regional towns also deemed more unaffordable than New York.

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

A MAN is in hospital with significant burns after a barbecue exploded in his face in Moorooka.

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

STUCK alone in the middle of the outback with a blown tyre, hours away from any service station, and no phone signal was this woman’s idea of a horror story.

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Scrubbing the toilet is easily the most dreaded job in any house. Now, thanks to the power of technology, you can make a robot do it for you.

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

ELECTRIC cars are here to stay and more are on the way but an all-important element is missing and the government wants to plug that hole.

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Nothing creates a shopping frenzy like a cult bargain homewares item. This is the latest one that has sent bloggers into a meltdown.

Man loses job over police check confusion

Man loses job over police check confusion

Paul Hovey never thought his high paying job would end in such a headache.

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

BOB Katter has put his foot in it again by calling homosexuality a 'fashion statement' while on a regional Queensland campaign stop.

Charges laid over Pialba murder

Charges laid over Pialba murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Pialba man Wayne John Thackrah earlier this year

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

It is predicted it will reach the lowest recorded level in 45 years by the middle of the year.

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

ONE of the oldest crocodiles in the Far North is proving age is no obstacle when it comes to being a stud and making cute, little crocodile babies.

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

SAM Karagiozis was one of Australia’s most enthusiastic crypto supporters. Now, the outspoken entrepreneur has revealed he’s lost a fortune.

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

COSTCO North Lakes was evacuated this afternoon and the store remained closed for about an hour.

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