Queensland News

Tue 19 Nov 2019

End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

premium_icon End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

The Hi-way 1 business once spanned nine shops in Queensland but now its last outlet is closing down.

’Give me all your money or I’ll stab you’

premium_icon ’Give me all your money or I’ll stab you’

A Cairns mum said she has been left traumatised after she was allegedly held up at knifepoint in a broad daylight robbery at a suburban shopping centre.

One man's incredible love affair with iconic kitchen history

premium_icon One man's incredible love affair with iconic kitchen history

Ethan Rose’s father used to pack him in the car and take him out bush to find hidden treasure. Now his kids are learning about life “on the range”.

Former prison officer jailed over  drug bust

premium_icon Former prison officer jailed over drug bust

A senior judge ordered the identity of a former Far North prison guard to be kept secret after sending him to jail for a large-scale drug bust.

The 17 FNQ Catholic schools where staff will strike today

premium_icon The 17 FNQ Catholic schools where staff will strike today

Strike action is set to take place at almost 200 Qld Catholic schools today, including 17 in the Far North. FULL LIST OF SCHOOLS AFFECTED

Plea for vaccinations to avoid significant measles outbreak

Plea for vaccinations to avoid significant measles outbreak

Health officials have warned Qld could face an outbreak of measles in areas with low immunisation, following the sixth confirmed case in the Far North.

Hanson slams Greens over hail-damaged solar panels

premium_icon Hanson slams Greens over hail-damaged solar panels

Pauline Hanson has slammed the "side effects of the green agenda" after several solar panels across southeast Queensland were damaged during Sunday’s storm.

Fire victim Facebook page shut down

premium_icon Fire victim Facebook page shut down

A community group that has raised thousands to assist with animal bushfire victims has social media page shut down

Tragic end for koalas rescued from bushfire

premium_icon Tragic end for koalas rescued from bushfire

The two koalas who warmed hearts after they were rescued in the nick of time as they were surrounded by a bushfire have not had the happy ending hoped for.

Donut King and Pizza Capers lifeline gets the green light

premium_icon Donut King and Pizza Capers lifeline gets the green light

The board of Retail Food Group - owner of the Donut King and Pizza Capers brands - will be relieved after shareholders approved a restructure of finances.

Cunningham Highway 'far too dangerous' for motorists

Cunningham Highway 'far too dangerous' for motorists

CLEAN up crews on scene to assist fire trucks moving through the area.

‘Only two ways’ to explain  cheerleader’s fatal fall

premium_icon ‘Only two ways’ to explain cheerleader’s fatal fall

A barrister for murder accused Jayden Moorea has told a court there are only two possibilities to explain why cheerleader Breeana Robinson fell to her death.

Accused teen arsonists’ case to be heard in secret

premium_icon Accused teen arsonists’ case to be heard in secret

Two teenagers accused of lighting a fire that ripped through a Sunshine Coast suburb will effectively be able to attend a committal hearing in secret.

Widow’s heartbreak after ‘soulmate’s’ tragic crash death

premium_icon Widow’s heartbreak after ‘soulmate’s’ tragic crash death

The wife of a Sunshine Coast teacher who died in a horrific crash says she’s shattered and has a “gaping hole” in her heart.

BREAKING: Workers to re-enter evacuated CQ mine today

premium_icon BREAKING: Workers to re-enter evacuated CQ mine today

The mining company has given an update on re-entry.

Storms launch trampolines into power lines

Storms launch trampolines into power lines

Storms have launched three trampolines into power lines in as many weeks, with authorities warning residents to tie them down.

Government to hand out fire relief payments

premium_icon Government to hand out fire relief payments

INDIVIDUALS can apply for an immediate payments to cover the costs of fighting fires and cleaning up afterwards.

Officer suffers busted lip arresting man outside Dalby pub

premium_icon Officer suffers busted lip arresting man outside Dalby pub

A POLICE officer suffered a busted lip and sought medical treatment after a man violently resisted arrest outside a licensed venue, it will be alleged.

Woman denied mechanic job over 'menstrual cycle' worries

premium_icon Woman denied mechanic job over 'menstrual cycle' worries

ROSE loves cars and wants nothing more than to be a mechanic - but even offering to work for free hasn't resolved the biggest hurdle to getting a foot in the door.

Homes destroyed as unpredictable fire continues to burn

Homes destroyed as unpredictable fire continues to burn

At least one home was destroyed near Crows Nest and several more are believed to have been damaged.

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