Queensland News

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Heartbreaking story behind viral photo

Heartbreaking story behind viral photo

It might look like another photo of a doting dog doing the rounds, but there’s a tragic truth behind this photo that’s captured the hearts of many.

Mum defends ‘genius’ Kmart hack

Mum defends ‘genius’ Kmart hack

A single mum has hit back at criticism over her $8 Kmart hack for her son’s pram after being accused of “bad parenting”.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Angry parking note sparks ‘mummy war’

Angry parking note sparks ‘mummy war’

An innocent shopper was caught in the crossfires of a “mummy war” when she came across an angry note exchange on the dashboard of her car.

‘Apologise for this disgusting report’

‘Apologise for this disgusting report’

A firestorm has erupted over at Channel 9 with the network now apologising after being accused of “triggering a whole community” with “racist jokes”.

‘Cat-sized’ rats take over popular beach town

‘Cat-sized’ rats take over popular beach town

A beachside village has a big battle on their hands. A gang of rodents, the size of a feline, have taken over the town — and locals are horrified.

Teenager reported missing from Clifton Beach

Teenager reported missing from Clifton Beach

Police are seeking assistance from the public to help find an 18-year-old woman who has been reported missing from Clifton Beach.

Nindigully named the best Queensland outback pub

Nindigully named the best Queensland outback pub

Outback pub owner shares top five tips to a booming business.

NSW gun dealer hit with 101 fresh charges

NSW gun dealer hit with 101 fresh charges

Police have laid an additional 101 firearms charges against a NSW gun shop owner, who was allegedly supplying weapons to criminals.

Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to murder of wife

Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to murder of wife

Chris Dawson, the former husband of Sydney woman Lynette Dawson, has formally pleaded not guilty to her murder.

‘Madness’: Utter chaos at Big W sale

‘Madness’: Utter chaos at Big W sale

Big W’s annual toy sale kicked off at midnight. But the bargain deals sent parents into a spin, with many “running around like lunatics”.

‘Bitterly cold’: Polar air brings big chill

‘Bitterly cold’: Polar air brings big chill

Today will be the coldest day of the year for most states and territories as frost driven by polar air drives temperatures way down.

No parking sign sparks controversy

No parking sign sparks controversy

Residents have accused a Queensland business owner of pretending to "own the street" after a makeshift sign appeared out the front of his fishing supply store.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Farmer killed in machinery accident

Farmer killed in machinery accident

A Victorian farmer has been killed when a post-hole digger he was using malfunctioned and hit him while he was working at a property in the state's north.

‘Get a job’ Instagram couple suddenly quit

‘Get a job’ Instagram couple suddenly quit

A couple who caused outrage after asking followers for money to fund their African trip have shared a lengthy post behind their abrupt decision.

Brisbane protester refused to sign bail

Brisbane protester refused to sign bail

A man who shut down a busy Brisbane CBD street by gluing himself to the road has been fined.

Qld woman's alleged killer faces court

Qld woman's alleged killer faces court

A man has appeared in court accused of killing Queensland woman Shae Francis, who has not been seen since October last year.

Van goes into dam

Van goes into dam

An old-model Tarago people-mover has left the road an crashed into a dam.

Eyebrow-raising new bubble tea trend

Eyebrow-raising new bubble tea trend

A weird new sexy selfie trend is taking the internet by storm, with Japanese women taking snaps of their bubble tea resting in a racy location.

Contagious infection identified at South Burnett school

Contagious infection identified at South Burnett school

PARENTS of students have been advised to watch their child for symptoms after a case of whooping cough was identified at a South Burnett school.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Aussie couples’ X-rated secret

Aussie couples’ X-rated secret

Millions of loved-up Australians are sneaking around behind their partners’ backs — and they could “end up paying for it some day”.

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