Queensland News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

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.

Man, 70, clocked more than 50km/h over limit

Man, 70, clocked more than 50km/h over limit

A man has lost his licence after he was caught travelling more than 50km/h over the speed limit

Two taken to hospital after overnight crash

Two taken to hospital after overnight crash

ONE woman had to be extracted from a vehicle after a crash in Dalby.

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

ALMOST 600 Queenslanders will have their cancer’s DNA tested to identify the drugs that will keep them alive for longer under a world-leading trial.

'Costco effect' already making impact on fuel prices

'Costco effect' already making impact on fuel prices

Fuel prices in Ipswich are dropping ahead of Costco opening in November

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scary new venomous snake discovered

IF we didn’t already have enough dangerous animals, scientists have discovered another venomous snake species — and they stumbled across it in an unusual way.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Man suffers neck, head injuries at National Park

Man suffers neck, head injuries at National Park

EMERGENCY services have been called to help a man with head and neck injuries at Eurimbula National Park.

Flagship Steve Irwin sails the East Coast against Adani

Flagship Steve Irwin sails the East Coast against Adani

Sea Shepherd's flagship the Steve Irwin will make several port stops protesting against Adani.

Dalby 'loo runner' remanded in custody after fronting court

Dalby 'loo runner' remanded in custody after fronting court

A WOMAN who escaped police custody after appearing in court has fronted court again today.

WATCH: Close encounter with whales off Mackay coast

WATCH: Close encounter with whales off Mackay coast

Two whales caught on camera swimming close to nearby fishermen

Sharp bite of winter not over yet

Sharp bite of winter not over yet

WINDS far more destructive than forecast are pummelling parts of the country with one map showing just how hairy it might get over the next 24 hours.

Shark warning as whale washes up on sand

Shark warning as whale washes up on sand

Boaties are being warned about the likely increased presence of sharks in waters off Fraser Island

Woman’s daring move in highway carjacking

Woman’s daring move in highway carjacking

A WOMAN who stopped to assist at the scene of a crash north of Brisbane was carjacked by the occupants of one of the vehicles.

Military medal screw-up could cost PM

Military medal screw-up could cost PM

A CANDIDATE in the Longman by-election said he was “not sure why I wrote what I wrote” when he overstated his military record.

PFAS: Toxic water found in fifth spot

PFAS: Toxic water found in fifth spot

A CHEMICAL contaminant, which has been linked to diseases in humans, has been found for the fifth time in North Queensland.

Police in expletive-laden exchange with woman

Police in expletive-laden exchange with woman

VIDEO footage has emerged of a Queensland police officer engaged in a furious, expletive-laden exchange with a resident at a property in St George.

Alleged crime gang trio nabbed in Mackay

Alleged crime gang trio nabbed in Mackay

MACKAY Police have netted three members of an alleged sophisticated fraud syndicate that have been on the run for years, wanted in six states and territories.

Man, 28, dies after being restrained

Man, 28, dies after being restrained

THE death of a 28-year-old man after he was restrained has sparked a police investigation.

Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

Northern Oil in Australian-first hydrogen production project

IN AN Australian-first Northern Oil will soon begin experimenting with technology to produce the biogas for cheaper.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

LADY Elliot Island has been listed as a nominee in one of Australia's biggest online travel polls to determine the seven wonders of the nation.

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