Queensland News

Wed 27 Jan 2021

What happened when teen driver was found

Premium Content What happened when teen driver was found

A man who tackled a teen minutes after he allegedly killed two pedestrians with a stolen car was unaware of the tragedy that had just unfolded.

Fears for three fishermen missing off FNQ coast

Premium Content Fears for three fishermen missing off FNQ coast

A search has been launched for three men reported missing after failing to return from a fishing trip in the Far North.

$20k compo for asylum seekers

$20k compo for asylum seekers

The Department of Home Affairs has been directed to pay detainees up to $20,000 in compensation after their personal information was published online.

Man’s drunken Maccas run goes pear-shaped

Premium Content Man’s drunken Maccas run goes pear-shaped

An Ayr man took out his neighbour’s car and fled the scene in a Maccas run gone wrong.

Opposition: Compo plan doesn’t hit home for NQ’s crime

Premium Content Opposition: Compo plan doesn’t hit home for NQ’s crime

The Opposition has slammed the Katter’s Australian Party’s victims of crime compensation policy, saying it does not address fundamental issues.

Insurance costs soar in FNQ

Premium Content Insurance costs soar in FNQ

Changes have been recommended in a consumer watchdog report which found insurance premiums in north Australia have risen faster than other parts of the country.

Man’s embarrassing escape fail

Man’s embarrassing escape fail

A man trying to flee police after Australia Day celebrations had to be rescued by officers after becoming stuck in the mud.

Woman busted with stash of 50 ‘heroin needles’

Premium Content Woman busted with stash of 50 ‘heroin needles’

Woman was growing a personal supply of marijuana, Warwick court heard.

Parents band together, tackle stigma of asking for help

Premium Content Parents band together, tackle stigma of asking for help

An Ipswich School is on a quest to normalise parents turning to one another for support

Meatworker’s ‘outrageous’ crime spree ends on stolen moped

Premium Content Meatworker’s ‘outrageous’ crime spree ends on stolen moped

He caused $11,000 damage to a local hospital and he drove on the wrong side of the road at 140km/h when police tried to pull him over

Rapist tortured victim for 15 hours in horrific DV attack

Premium Content Rapist tortured victim for 15 hours in horrific DV attack

“She was trapped in his house, with the doors and windows locked.”

Knocking drink out of woman’s hand takes unexpected turn

Premium Content Knocking drink out of woman’s hand takes unexpected turn

The Hervey Bay Magistrates Court heard the “whole night was a bit fuzzy”

99c Bunnings buy fixes ‘gross’ fly problem

99c Bunnings buy fixes ‘gross’ fly problem

Shoppers are raving about an easy way to get rid of pesky flies using a cheap Bunnings item that has “no smell” – but warning, it’s kind of gross.

Young couple killed in crash named

Premium Content Young couple killed in crash named

The couple killed while walking their dog in Alexandra Hills on Tuesday have been identified, as family release a heartbreaking photo.

Insane price for a piece of Aussie history

Insane price for a piece of Aussie history

Holden enthusiasts have a chance to get their hands on an exclusive piece of Australian automotive history, but it is set to come with a hefty price tag.

Tradie’s $84 invention makes him $70k

Tradie’s $84 invention makes him $70k

When Clay Griffith-Carmichael realised he had fixed a common problem for LandCruiser drivers, he turned his solution into a gold mine.

Five big issues with Australia Day

Premium Content Five big issues with Australia Day

Glorious sunshine, beer and barbecues dominated Australia Day on the Gold Coast. And yet, a dark cloud lurked, writes Keith Woods.

Sick dad determined to leave legacy for his kids

Premium Content Sick dad determined to leave legacy for his kids

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Peter Shefford is determined to leave a lasting legacy for his two kids.

Lucas’ law gains crucial support

Premium Content Lucas’ law gains crucial support

It’s been a little more than a week since her three year old son died after complications with his ventriculoperitoneal shunt.

Sikhs raise plight of Indian relatives at Queensland rally

Premium Content Sikhs raise plight of Indian relatives at Queensland rally

Hundreds of Far Northern Sikhs joined a global rally by congregating at Innisfail’s King George Park.

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