Queensland News

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Labor picks minister’s replacement in marginal seat

Premium Content Labor picks minister’s replacement in marginal seat

A new but familiar candidate has been overwhelmingly endorsed to run for Labor in an outgoing minister’s marginal electorate.

Shark control stoush ahead of school holidays rush

Premium Content Shark control stoush ahead of school holidays rush

A row has broken out about shark control measures as the Gold Coast prepares for an influx of beachgoers during the school holidays.

UPDATE: Follow-up sewage tests find no sign of COVID-19

Premium Content UPDATE: Follow-up sewage tests find no sign of COVID-19

"A negative result today doesn't indicate a false positive in the previous test"

Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

Premium Content Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

It was a kids storytime at a library that turned into a media storm when protesters confronted drag queens. The next day the lead protester had taken his life.

Grandma in heated fight after storming home

Premium Content Grandma in heated fight after storming home

A 43-year-old woman has faced a count of assault occasioning bodily harm after an altercation over her granddaughter at a Morayfield home.

How soon aged care homes may reopen

Premium Content How soon aged care homes may reopen

Hard on the heels of news Queensland’s border will be open to visitors from the ACT, there’s further good news for nursing home residents and their families.

‘Writhing in pain’: Angry dog owners demand baiting ban

Premium Content ‘Writhing in pain’: Angry dog owners demand baiting ban

Furious dog owners are demanding a controversial baiting program is banned with scores of beloved pets becoming ‘collateral damage’.

Horrific end: Five dogs dead in five hours

Premium Content Horrific end: Five dogs dead in five hours

Thrashing around with their ‘eyes popping out of their heads’, five dogs died horrific deaths in five hours after a suspected baiting. WARNING: DISTRESSING

‘High risk’ rapist filmed himself abusing blindfolded child

Premium Content ‘High risk’ rapist filmed himself abusing blindfolded child

An Ipswich judge is considering the punishment after hearing a sickening case of abuse on a child

Truckie ordered off road after motorist sounds alarm

Premium Content Truckie ordered off road after motorist sounds alarm

Police who were called to check on a truck driver found him in possession of the drug ice

Prestigious school’s former principal charged with fraud

Premium Content Prestigious school’s former principal charged with fraud

The former principal of one of a prestigious and high-achieving school has been charged with multiple offences including fraud and misconduct.

Australia's first COVID container classroom opens

Australia's first COVID container classroom opens

Engineers have transformed a shipping container into a hi-tech isolation chamber which students are using for COVID medical training.

Caught a croak? No pressure to get tested

Premium Content Caught a croak? No pressure to get tested

Chief Health Officer has issued this advice for those who may feel a croaky voice coming on.

New limited release Bundaberg gin set for weekend launch

Premium Content New limited release Bundaberg gin set for weekend launch

Bundy is fast becoming the tipple capital and this weekend there will be one more bottle to add to the shelf.

Coast boxing coach’s ‘serious’ allegations dismissed

Premium Content Coast boxing coach’s ‘serious’ allegations dismissed

A Cooroy boxing coach who says his name has been “dragged through the mud” has had all allegations against him dropped by a tribunal

Controversial LNP member's honour after suicide

Premium Content Controversial LNP member's honour after suicide

Drag Queen Storytime protester Wilson Gavin will be honoured by the naming of a popular spot at the University of Queensland.

NRL player stood down over 'COVID-19 breach'

Premium Content NRL player stood down over 'COVID-19 breach'

Melbourne Storm has been embroiled in a possible COVID-19 breach at its Sunshine Coast hub.

Toowoomba MP makes major career announcement

Premium Content Toowoomba MP makes major career announcement

FEDERAL Member for Groom John McVeigh has this morning made a major career announcement. READ ALL THE DETAILS HERE

Tributes flow for businessman killed in crash

Premium Content Tributes flow for businessman killed in crash

A RESPECTED Crows Nest grazier and business owner has been remembered as hardworking and kind-hearted man.

Rescue crews en route to sinking boat with eight on board

Premium Content Rescue crews en route to sinking boat with eight on board

Central Queensland Rescue teams are currently on their way to a sinking boat with eight on board, including children, off the Central Queensland coast.

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