Queensland News

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Regional prosecutors struggle under pressure

Regional prosecutors struggle under pressure

SPECIAL REPORT: Claims regional prosecutors are being stretched too thin in the face of overwhelming workloads

Dead end defence: Bundy court slams man's traffic excuse

Dead end defence: Bundy court slams man's traffic excuse

THE law of averages was not on Kailen Derek Berthelsen's side when he tried to use the principle to explain his "extraordinary” traffic record.

Council seeks funding for $180m convention centre

Council seeks funding for $180m convention centre

FUNDING for a $180m Sunshine Coast Entertainment, Convention and Exhibition Centre in the Maroochydore SunCentral CBD is being sought.

The bizarre Coast council fines helping rake in $670k extra

The bizarre Coast council fines helping rake in $670k extra

Some of the weird fines that exist on the Sunshine Coast and which helped the council rake in an extra $674,449 over two years.

Been in a crash? Watch what you say on Facebook

Been in a crash? Watch what you say on Facebook

CRASH victims may have to watch what they say on social media as dodgy dealers zero in with an illegal practice that continues to flourish.

Aussies return reignites memories of tragic day

Aussies return reignites memories of tragic day

TIM Ryan admits the moment he heard the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships would return to Broadbeach, he phoned Matthew Barclay's father, Stephen.

The Coast area where it's almost impossible to get a rental

The Coast area where it's almost impossible to get a rental

ONE Sunshine Coast suburb holds the mantle for the tightest rental market in Queensland.

Jockey accused of throwing race vindicated after long fight

Jockey accused of throwing race vindicated after long fight

A SUNSHINE Coast jockey who was accused of throwing a race has finally found vindication in a 10-month battle to save her racing career.

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

A nurse who threw a 2am tantrum outside an Ipswich nightclub told police she'd refuse to treat them at hospital.

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Angry dad beat his wife and hit his young daughtera walking stick after the child tried to put a stop to the violence

LUCKY ESCAPE: Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

LUCKY ESCAPE: Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

"I could see Zane's foot turning blue and I thought he was going to lose his leg.”

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Guards find woman, 44, deceased during a routine cell check

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

By the time he looked up it was too late to avoid a crash - and the resulting disaster for the innocent victims.

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

AFTER a three hour search, police have confirmed one of the two teenagers suspected of stealing a car in Mackay overnight has been found and arrested.

Child trapped in Bruce Hwy crash wreckage, major delays

Child trapped in Bruce Hwy crash wreckage, major delays

A child has sustained multiple leg fractures in a horror Bruce Highway crash, as two other children and five adults are also taken to hospital this afternoon

Car flips on beach, two airlifted to hospital

Car flips on beach, two airlifted to hospital

TWO people have been airlifted to hospital after a car flipped while driving on a Sunshine Coast beach.

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

'They wouldn't shut their mouths so I dealt with it.'

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

A GROUP of boys, including one who threatened a woman with a tomahawk while stealing her car, remains on the run.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

SHOCK DIAGNOSIS: Popular athlete in fight of her life

SHOCK DIAGNOSIS: Popular athlete in fight of her life

"I can't afford to be negative. I have five kids and a husband.”

GRAPHIC: Stolen pitbull returned with horrible injuries

GRAPHIC: Stolen pitbull returned with horrible injuries

WARNING - GRAPHIC: Some good news for one Ooralea dog owner after he found his beloved pitbull, Punter, who had been stolen.

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