Queensland News

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Caller’s shock admission live on air

Caller’s shock admission live on air

In the wake of the tragic deaths of Hannah Clarke and her three children, a man’s admission showed just how broken the system is.

Mystery behind mass fish, eel deaths at lagoon

premium_icon Mystery behind mass fish, eel deaths at lagoon

Hundreds of eels and fish have floated to the surface at a Brisbane lagoon after dying in mysterious circumstances at the weekend.

Woman says half-kilo of weed and seeds for ‘arthritic horse’

premium_icon Woman says half-kilo of weed and seeds for ‘arthritic horse’

The magistrate slammed the woman asking ‘are you a vet’?

Inquest bombshell: Dreamworld owner may face prosecution

premium_icon Inquest bombshell: Dreamworld owner may face prosecution

The Coroner has blasted Dreamworld and referred its parent company Ardent for investigation over the disaster saying there was a 'total failure'.

Description released for man who held up highway servo

premium_icon Description released for man who held up highway servo

Police have released a description of the man who held up a Warrego Highway petrol station overnight.

Fatal ride a "total failure" by Dreamworld, coronor finds

premium_icon Fatal ride a "total failure" by Dreamworld, coronor finds

Dreamworld’s handling of safety risks at the time of a horrific fatal ride tragedy was a “total failure”, a coroner has found.

NQ First’s signature $6 billion program

premium_icon NQ First’s signature $6 billion program

Jason Costigan today unveiled the program aimed at rejuvenating the economy of regional, rural and remote areas.

Holy shark: Man’s shock as ripper catch bitten off

premium_icon Holy shark: Man’s shock as ripper catch bitten off

A Bribie Island man got quite the shock when a “big ass shark” jumped out of the water and bit off a huge chunk of his prime catch. WARNING: Graphic

Hanson on killer dad: ‘These things happen’

Hanson on killer dad: ‘These things happen’

Pauline Hanson has called on Australians not to “bastardise all men” after Rowan Baxter burned his family to death, saying “these things happen”.

'Total failure': Dreamworld findings revealed

'Total failure': Dreamworld findings revealed

Dreamworld’s handling of safety risks at the time of a fatal ride tragedy in 2016 was a “total failure”, a coroner has found.

Teen charged with murdering 11 month-old baby

premium_icon Teen charged with murdering 11 month-old baby

A Brisbane teenager will face court today charged with the murder of a baby girl after the 11-month-old was found unresponsive in a Corinda home.

Stranded motorist rescued from car stuck in floodwater

premium_icon Stranded motorist rescued from car stuck in floodwater

Emergency services are responding to the fourth incident where water-rescue crews have been called to flooded roads

Cyclone just 80km from Australia

Cyclone just 80km from Australia

Residents of two states are battening down the hatches after a cyclone was formally declared and is just 80km from reaching land.

Major flood alert as relentless deluge monsters southwest

premium_icon Major flood alert as relentless deluge monsters southwest

Parts of southwest Queensland are on major flood alert with now raging rivers expected to peak within the next 24 hours.

Man dies in hospital after two vehicle car crash on highway

premium_icon Man dies in hospital after two vehicle car crash on highway

A man has died in hospital following a car crash on a Somerset highway.

‘Disturbing’ inquest exposes Dreamworld’s critical failings

premium_icon ‘Disturbing’ inquest exposes Dreamworld’s critical failings

The inquest into the deaths of four people on Dreamworld’s Thunder River Rapids Ride almost four year ago has exposed failings on so many levels, that the bigger shock...

Tragic death: Family tributes for ‘the sweetest child’

premium_icon Tragic death: Family tributes for ‘the sweetest child’

The southeast Queensland boy who was hit and killed by a car on his way home from school on Friday has been remembered by family as the “sweetest, most loving child”.

Vet’s dire warning for cane toad plague

premium_icon Vet’s dire warning for cane toad plague

“Toads are even toxic after death, so discarded toad bodies still present a significant threat to animals."

App for keeping up to date on Reef health

premium_icon App for keeping up to date on Reef health

A powerful new tourism tool is about to start telling the true story of the health of the Great Barrier Reef’s directly to would-be visitors.

‘She’s a scumbag’: Neighbours fight alleged meth dealer

premium_icon ‘She’s a scumbag’: Neighbours fight alleged meth dealer

Alleged drug deals in garden beds and roadside tomahawk fights - residents of this Cairns street say their neighbourhood has gone to pot.

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