Queensland News

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service crews are on route to a caravan rollover on the Bruce Highway at Bells Creek.

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

FRIENDS of the Biloela family who lost their deportation appeal today are holding on to hope for an intervention to allow them to stay in Australia.

Shocking level of violence revealed in QLD jail

Shocking level of violence revealed in QLD jail

PRISON officers and former inmates have revealed what really goes on inside Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre — from bashings to attempted suicides.

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

LATEST: The driver of a car involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway near Dalby remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

THE Queensland Government is urging community groups to help build the state into an age-friendly community.

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

SHOCKING new figures paint a damning picture of the Territory’s child abuse problem, with an average of close to one child a week falling victim to sexual harm

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

A QUEENSLAND doctor helped identify a new genetic disorder which is so rare it has only been found in three children worldwide, including Queensland siblings.

Moment Dreamworld workers realised horror

Moment Dreamworld workers realised horror

WHEN Courtney Williams thought the doomed Dreamworld ride had malfunctioned she looked at her supervisor. Then she saw his face drop.

Careless driving penalty increased

Careless driving penalty increased

IN a win for the grieving family of Yasmin McAllister, the maximum penalties for driving offences which cause death or grievous bodily harm have been increased.

Indie Armstrong's family 'overwhelmed' by flood of support

Indie Armstrong's family 'overwhelmed' by flood of support

OVER $60,000 has been raised for the family of six-year-old Indie Armstrong, who was tragically killed in a carpark accident on Sunday.

Shortest day to bring warm relief across Qld

Shortest day to bring warm relief across Qld

THURSDAY’S winter solstice may be the shortest day of sunshine for the year, but it doesn’t mean it won’t be pleasant.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

The Local Government Minister, has requested the council respond “to further matters in my consideration of whether they should not be dismissed or suspended”.

Family’s message for Dreamworld ride operator

Family’s message for Dreamworld ride operator

HEARTBROKEN families of the Dreamworld tragedy have issued a powerful message to the man operating the ride that day.

NRL bad boy reaches massive settlement

NRL bad boy reaches massive settlement

THE Broncos have made a dramatic move to end the Matt Lodge assault case stand-off with a settlement payment.

Woman given green light to use dead partner's sperm

Woman given green light to use dead partner's sperm

A QUEENSLAND woman will finally be able to have her dead partner's child after a landmark court ruling.

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

A RIDE operator working on the Dreamworld attraction which malfunctioned leading to the deaths of four guests did not know first aid, an inquest has heard.

Toothpaste ingredient linked to superbug risk

Toothpaste ingredient linked to superbug risk

A NEW Queensland study has found a common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash may be contributing to antibiotic resistance, fostering the rise of deadly...

Warwick 'ready' to accept refugee overflow from Toowoomba

Warwick 'ready' to accept refugee overflow from Toowoomba

THE Southern Downs could support an overflow of refugees as job opportunities dry up in our neighbouring city.

Minister fast tracks decision on $1.2b Hummock resort

Minister fast tracks decision on $1.2b Hummock resort

THE state government will make a final decision regarding the proposed resort development on Hummock Hill Island in a matter of months - instead of years.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Escaped prisoner under police guard at Mackay Hospital

Escaped prisoner under police guard at Mackay Hospital

BREAKING: Police recapture alleged escaped prisoner after dramatic series of events

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