Queensland News

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes are believed to have been the cause of at least five bushfires burning across the state, including one that forced an evacuation.

Sat 16 Nov 2019

Social media uproar over controversial sporting moment

Social media uproar over controversial sporting moment

Players couldn’t believe their eyes and cricket fans have been left perplexed following a key moment in the dying stages of a thriller.

Thousands of workers’ salaries revealed

Thousands of workers’ salaries revealed

Scores of people from across the world have had their salaries and job details published online – including Australian employees.

FIREYS POEM: ‘What the hell are we fighting for?’

FIREYS POEM: ‘What the hell are we fighting for?’

Toogoom rural firefighter Peter Byster wrote this poem after a long shift fighting the Kilkivan bushfire in Black Snake earlier this week.

Have you seen this missing toddler?

Have you seen this missing toddler?

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a toddler reported missing from Ipswich, who is believed to be in Cairns.

Harmful everyday product we’re using

Harmful everyday product we’re using

Australians use these products every day but there is increasing evidence of the damage they could be doing to people’s health.

Qantas’ radical plan for economy flyers

Qantas’ radical plan for economy flyers

Aussie travellers could soon be getting direct flights to London and New York – and if it happens, get ready for some big changes to economy.

‘Absolute rubbish’: Code War ends in farce

‘Absolute rubbish’: Code War ends in farce

Australia has reacted to the anticlimactic end to one of the most anticipated fights in recent memory, which left no one happy with the result.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Vegan claim sparks Broncos into action

Vegan claim sparks Broncos into action

Brisbane Broncos have released a bizarre statement about players’ diets after a report emerged saying Darius Boyd was spruiking veganism.

Qantas lands groundbreaking flight

Qantas lands groundbreaking flight

It’s been in the air for almost 20 hours, but now the world’s longest research flight has done the unthinkable and landed in Sydney.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Extra reason to grab a Bunnings snag

Extra reason to grab a Bunnings snag

It’s already the best part of taking a trip to Bunnings, but now there’s an even better reason to grab a snag in the carpark.

Heartbreaking video of ‘singed’ koala

Heartbreaking video of ‘singed’ koala

A heartbreaking video of an injured koala being given a drink of water after getting caught in a bushfire has prompted an outpouring of support.

The stories behind Coles’ longest serving employees

The stories behind Coles’ longest serving employees

These women from around Australia have worked a combined 150 years for supermarket giant Coles. Find out their stories and why they don't plan to retire.

Gross reason public toilets look different

Gross reason public toilets look different

Have you ever wondered why some public toilets have a gap in the seat? There’s actually a vital reason for it that changes everything.

Anguish as baby’s hands turn purple

Anguish as baby’s hands turn purple

Doctors are stumped after four-month-old Logan’s hands turned purple while on holiday on in Queensland.

What to do if smoke from fires is making you unwell

What to do if smoke from fires is making you unwell

BUSHFIRE smoke can reduce our air quality. Here's what you can do.

Virgin’s Japan flight changes everything

Virgin’s Japan flight changes everything

The last time Virgin announced a new route it created an airfare war and the airline’s latest news is set to be a game-changer for Aussie flyers.

‘A joke’: Influencer’s $1 fire pledge slammed

‘A joke’: Influencer’s $1 fire pledge slammed

An Australian influencer has copped a serious amount of flak after encouraging fans to buy her product as a way to donate to a bushfire appeal.

Fury over 'disgusting' fireys claim

Fury over 'disgusting' fireys claim

A domestic violence campaigner has sparked fury after claiming firefighters will return from the bushfires and subject their partners to violence.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Exact time we give into snack cravings

Exact time we give into snack cravings

When it comes to the unshakeable craving for a chocolate bar, Cadbury says we last longer during the day than Indians, but Brits resist the urge for longer.

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