Queensland News

Sun 22 Sep 2019

Aussie ‘ghost island’ sells for huge price

Aussie ‘ghost island’ sells for huge price

Cyclone-ravaged Dunk Island — an eerie forgotten Australian paradise since 2011 — has been snapped up for as whopping $32 million.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Hollywood star joined climate heroes at protest

Hollywood star joined climate heroes at protest

'WHAT do we Want? Climate action!'

Manu: ‘Poached egg’ mistake we all make

Manu: ‘Poached egg’ mistake we all make

My Kitchen Rules judge Manu Feildel has revealed the simple trick to master one of the most popular breakfast dishes.

Starving daughter’s shock diagnosis

Starving daughter’s shock diagnosis

Little Yoey was fading away. Queensland doctors told her parents she was dying but a second opinion tore the entire family apart.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

‘I’m broken: Driver jailed for horror crash

‘I’m broken: Driver jailed for horror crash

A truck driver who crashed into a car killing two boys has broken down over his “unspeakable” actions in a tragic case that shocked even the judge.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Laneway Festival’s massive line-up

Laneway Festival’s massive line-up

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival is back in February 2020, and the line-up includes some impressive international and local acts.

Four missing kids spark police hunt

Four missing kids spark police hunt

Four children, believed to be travelling together, are missing from Etna Creek in Queensland’s Livingstone Shire.

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

A CHARITY set up by Dolly Everett’s parents has released an emotional anti-bullying video that raises awareness about the impact words can have.

Serial public masturbator ‘craved the rush’

Serial public masturbator ‘craved the rush’

A man who masturbated in public so often he was caught on Google Street View has been sentenced for the dozens of peculiar acts.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Spit could unlock skin cancer questions

Queensland researchers have set out to determine what role genes play in skin cancer as part of the world's largest study into the disease.

Heaviest rainfall in three months to hit

Heaviest rainfall in three months to hit

After a brief glimpse of spring for many of us over the weekend, it’s all going to change. And today is going to take it to the next level.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Frenzy over Aldi product’s secret function

Frenzy over Aldi product’s secret function

Shoppers who purchased the $149 Aldi appliance have gone nuts over its “amazing” extra detail, labelling it a lifesaver for extra fruit and vegetables.

‘Uber Eats paid $300 for 96 hours work’

‘Uber Eats paid $300 for 96 hours work’

Uber Eats driver Amita Gupta was only paid $300 for 96 hours work — and when she was 10 minutes late with a delivery, she was fired.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Child found in car with dead woman

Child found in car with dead woman

A child was found in a white Audi along with a dead woman, before a man died at the scene shortly after.

Outrageous Insta trend is hilariously bad

Outrageous Insta trend is hilariously bad

If you don’t think this trend is out-of-touch, you’ve probably done it yourself. James Weir writes about the Insta craze that is so bad it’s hilarious.

AFL stunned by amazing kiss photo

AFL stunned by amazing kiss photo

In the middle of one of the most spiteful games of the year, an AFL photographer has captured the extraordinary moment two rivals locked lips.

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

Matthew Doyle was living life in luxury, travelling the world and marrying his love on Sydney Harbour — until police brought it all to a crashing halt.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Cruel reality of devastating bushfires

Cruel reality of devastating bushfires

As dozens of fires continue to burn across Qld and northern NSW, the “psychologically damaging” impacts of the blazes are being revealed.

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

Mental side of Qld disasters unsustainable

The mental health impacts of drought and bushfire on affected communities in Queensland is unsustainable, an expert says.

Change that made Powerball harder to win

Change that made Powerball harder to win

Powerball has jackpotted to a historic $150 million for next Thursday’s draw and one small change is likely the reason no one has won it yet.

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