Queensland News

Thu 18 Oct 2018

WATCH: Man rescued after two hours in ocean

WATCH: Man rescued after two hours in ocean

A 29-year-old man has been rescued after two hours floating in the ocean when his kayak capsized off the coast of Fraser Island

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

WHAT started out as a straightforward operation went from “zero to 100”, according to one witness.

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

Research found Ipswich had more committees than any other local government area, with some councils even ditching the committee structure.

Highway to be closed for several hours after truck fire

Highway to be closed for several hours after truck fire

UPDATE: Diversions in place for light vehicles.

Man pleads guilty to abusing his mum

Man pleads guilty to abusing his mum

He was told breaking things would not solve any problems.

Major clean-up under way after molasses tanker rollover

Major clean-up under way after molasses tanker rollover

A CLEAN-UP operation is under way after a molasses tanker rolled and closed a road early this morning.

Tasty treat lures baby pig back to Cairns family

Tasty treat lures baby pig back to Cairns family

SHEILA the pig has a curly tale to tell after running away from her family and being lured back 10 days later with a tasty treat.

Woman fined hundreds after intersection crash

Woman fined hundreds after intersection crash

A 72-YEAR-OLD woman collided with a trailer outside Warwick.

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

A STUNNING portrait of a local identity has received an honourable mention in an international award competition.

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

I need a reasonable explanation that can help me understand how a percentage of the population who care about their health and fitness can be widely condemned.

Plane lands in Queensland without front wheels

Plane lands in Queensland without front wheels

EMERGENCY services have been called to Townsville Airport after reports an aircraft is attempting to land without its front landing gear.

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Too little too late: Coolabunia farmer believes supermarket drought relief milk doesn't cut it.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Abortion legalised in Queensland

Abortion legalised in Queensland

A CENTURY-OLD law that criminalised pregnancy termination in Queensland has been overturned, making abortion legal across the state.

Campaign to bring home injured Queensland man

Campaign to bring home injured Queensland man

THE family of a Cairns man badly injured in a motorcycle crash in Vietnam are desperate to bring him home to Australia for his medical treatment.

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

The dog-mimicking magpie you need to hear to believe

WATCH THE VIDEO: A magpie caught on film mimicking a pet dog has created a nice change from the usual territorial bird renowned for swooping and attacking.

Crikey! Gruesome image wins Irwin praise in photo comp

Crikey! Gruesome image wins Irwin praise in photo comp

ROBERT Irwin son of Australia’s legendary crocodile hunter has been commended in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

TRAGEDY: Woman killed after crash near Bangalow

A WOMAN in her 20s has died after her car ran off the road and hit a tree on Bangalow Rd this afternoon.

'Archaic' abortion laws prevent true equality in Queensland

'Archaic' abortion laws prevent true equality in Queensland

LAUGA speaks passionately in parliament on decriminalising abortion

YouTube suffers global outage

YouTube suffers global outage

THE world’s most popular video streaming service is experiencing a global outage. And people are not happy.

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Few struggled more so in last week's severe storms than Coolabunia dairy farmer Damien Tessmann and his unlikely feathered friend, Lazarus.

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