Queensland News

Mon 27 Jan 2020

WORST BURGLAR: ‘It wasn’t Sherlock Holmes who solved this’

premium_icon WORST BURGLAR: ‘It wasn’t Sherlock Holmes who solved this’

Gatton police struck it lucky when a Fernvale man made a dumb mistake at a crime scene.

Lobster exports plummet – because of coronavirus

premium_icon Lobster exports plummet – because of coronavirus

Australia's rock lobster industry is facing a crisis after the coronavirus outbreak in China wiped out 95 per cent of our export market practically overnight.

Cops injured, 12 charged after Australia Day park brawl

premium_icon Cops injured, 12 charged after Australia Day park brawl

Twelve people have been charged after a wild brawl broke out during Australia Day celebrations at a popular beachside park yesterday afternoon.

Fake, racist coronavirus alert targets Brisbane suburbs

premium_icon Fake, racist coronavirus alert targets Brisbane suburbs

A fake Queensland Health alert has emerged online warning people of a coronavirus risk in certain Brisbane suburbs.

School bus stolen day before classes kick off

premium_icon School bus stolen day before classes kick off

THE schoolchildren of this southwest Queensland town may have a hard time heading back to class this week after a local school bus was stolen.

Bruce Hwy hit by 30km congestion nightmare

premium_icon Bruce Hwy hit by 30km congestion nightmare

The Bruce Hwy between the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane has already been hit by major traffic issues this morning with more than 30km of congestion.

Child arrives on flight with measles

Child arrives on flight with measles

A public health alert has been issued after a child arrived at Brisbane International Airport with measles.

Cancer overdiagnosis harming Aussies

premium_icon Cancer overdiagnosis harming Aussies

Thousands of Australians with harmless cancers are being sickened through unnecessary treatments, but medical practice for the disease is unlikely to change.

Australia Day barbecue goes horribly wrong, burning woman

premium_icon Australia Day barbecue goes horribly wrong, burning woman

A woman has been left with burns after an Aussie tradition turned into a nightmare on Australia Day.

‘Stand together’: Hemsworth calls to change the date

premium_icon ‘Stand together’: Hemsworth calls to change the date

The Byron-based star said Australians “should stand together united in our commitment to reconciliation”.

Bad car habit you need to stop

Bad car habit you need to stop

A police officer has shared the “horrific” injuries a woman sustained from a common car act — and chances are, you’ve done it too.

Teen brutally stabbed in massive hotel brawl

premium_icon Teen brutally stabbed in massive hotel brawl

A massive Australia Day brawl in a hotel overnight almost turned deadly when three teenagers were stabbed. One of the teens is fighting for life in hospital.

LNP angst over updated Rookwood Weir timeline

premium_icon LNP angst over updated Rookwood Weir timeline

There is going to be a wait before we get clarity regarding the project.

One arrested over Toowoomba underpants theft

premium_icon One arrested over Toowoomba underpants theft

THE alleged thief did a runner when he saw police coming for him.

Man suffers burns after house fire

premium_icon Man suffers burns after house fire

The fire was believed to be in the kitchen and has been treated as non-suspicious

Drunk pregnant woman reported at watchouse

premium_icon Drunk pregnant woman reported at watchouse

A woman reported to the Rocky watchhouse with a BAC so high she risked either coma or death, all while pregnant.

Courageous cancer warrior wins award following battle

premium_icon Courageous cancer warrior wins award following battle

What did resilient Rockhampton Rotarian do to be granted this top honour?

Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day

premium_icon Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day

The Harrup Park pie-eating contest attracted a huge crowd. Think you could eat five pies this quickly?

Horror and heartbreak as impaled roo left to die in agony

premium_icon Horror and heartbreak as impaled roo left to die in agony

A BUNDABERG wildlife carer has been left sickened by what she believes was a deliberate act of cruelty that left a kangaroo to die in agony. GRAPHIC

‘Start the year right’: Police target school zones

premium_icon ‘Start the year right’: Police target school zones

Sunshine Coast police will be targeting their patrols around schools tomorrow to ensure kids and parents have a safe return to school after the Christmas break.

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