Queensland News

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Ugly scenes at Gold Coast theme park

Ugly scenes at Gold Coast theme park

Distressed parents were forced to take their children from theme park shows after protesters refused to leave.

WEATHER UPDATE: Ex-tropical cyclone expected to fade out

WEATHER UPDATE: Ex-tropical cyclone expected to fade out

Ex-tropical cyclone Owen could reach the end of its life-cycle while approaching coastal waters this morning.

Want to fossick? Gold, opal now available to Qld families

Want to fossick? Gold, opal now available to Qld families

QUEENSLAND families will now be given greater access to sites used for fossicking sapphires, gold, opal and topaz.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

UPDATE: Footage shows the damage done by Cyclone Owen as it moves across the north of Queensland destroying houses.

‘I think they will go to $55 by Christmas’

‘I think they will go to $55 by Christmas’

IF you’re after a few king prawns to put on your table this Christmas, you may need to dig a little deeper or change your lunch menu.

How to sell your home in a week

How to sell your home in a week

THESE are the Queensland suburbs where homes sold within a week in 2018. Find out why and how you can sell your home faster.

Police seek dashcam video after alleged abduction

Police seek dashcam video after alleged abduction

Police are calling for any dash-cam footage related to the alleged abduction of a seven-year-old girl at North Lakes.

More than 1000 without power as storms hit southeast

More than 1000 without power as storms hit southeast

More than 1000 properties were without power after a line of storms swept through southeast Queensland Friday night.

HUGE GALLERY: Cherbourg's bucking rodeo

HUGE GALLERY: Cherbourg's bucking rodeo

BULL riders of all ages had the large crowd in awe at the Cherbourg rodeo on Thursday night.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Cyclone Owen: How to prepare in Central Queensland

Cyclone Owen: How to prepare in Central Queensland

UPDATE: See the latest Tropical Cyclone Owen details

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

The Queensland deluge is coming as Cyclone Owen powers up. Further south, the wild weather isn’t over yet.

Deluge as 47mm inundates Coast in an hour

Deluge as 47mm inundates Coast in an hour

Maroochydore drenched by a 47mm downpour in an hour

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

THE young mother of a baby who washed up on a Gold Coast beach after dying in NSW has been charged with failing to protect her child from danger.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Power interruptions possible for Mackay

Power interruptions possible for Mackay

Mackay residents are being urged to heed warnings and prepare for power interruptions when tropical cyclone Owen passes over the region on the weekend.

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

QUEENSLANDERS should brace themselves for a weekend of soaking, potentially dangerous weather

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Flood watch issued putting coastal campers on high alert

Campers on the Cooloola, Inskip and Rainbow Beach peninsulas are urged to follow weather reports to prepare ahead for incoming "severe" weather conditions.

Cyclone Owen intensifies, could reach category 4 today

Cyclone Owen intensifies, could reach category 4 today

Cyclone Owen is quickly intensifying from a Category 3 system to an expected Category 4 system later today.

New kayak hotspot offers cast and retrieve excitement

New kayak hotspot offers cast and retrieve excitement

NORTH Pine Dam on Brisbane's north side has opened a new section of the dam to kayak anglers and the reports have been great.

Woman rushed to hospital after near-drowning

Woman rushed to hospital after near-drowning

A woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a near-drowning in the Lockyer Valley.

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