Queensland News

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

A RIDE operator working on the Dreamworld attraction which malfunctioned leading to the deaths of four guests did not know first aid, an inquest has heard.

Toothpaste ingredient linked to superbug risk

Toothpaste ingredient linked to superbug risk

A NEW Queensland study has found a common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash may be contributing to antibiotic resistance, fostering the rise of deadly...

Warwick 'ready' to accept refugee overflow from Toowoomba

Warwick 'ready' to accept refugee overflow from Toowoomba

THE Southern Downs could support an overflow of refugees as job opportunities dry up in our neighbouring city.

Minister fast tracks decision on $1.2b Hummock resort

Minister fast tracks decision on $1.2b Hummock resort

THE state government will make a final decision regarding the proposed resort development on Hummock Hill Island in a matter of months - instead of years.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Escaped prisoner under police guard at Mackay Hospital

Escaped prisoner under police guard at Mackay Hospital

BREAKING: Police recapture alleged escaped prisoner after dramatic series of events

Operator tried to stop ride 'two or three times'

Operator tried to stop ride 'two or three times'

A DESPERATE ride operator told an inquest into the Dreamworld deaths he tried to stop the ride from which four passengers were thrown to their deaths.

Couple turns $145k into $7.5m

Couple turns $145k into $7.5m

A RETIRED couple have walked away with a record price in Brisbane after selling the family home site to make way for 32 new houses.

Boy, 14, missing for two weeks

Boy, 14, missing for two weeks

POLICE are searching for a boy who has been missing for almost two weeks from Loganlea, south of Brisbane.

How you can buy an entire town for $500,000

How you can buy an entire town for $500,000

CHEAPER than apartments in the city, this regional Queensland town is on the market for a measly $500,000.

Cold spells shivers for our Coast

Cold spells shivers for our Coast

Why it's going to get cold again on the Sunshine Coast tonight.

12 new genes identify breast cancer risk

12 new genes identify breast cancer risk

AN international study led by Queensland researchers has identified a dozen new genes that influence a person’s risk of developing breast cancer.

Appeal to find teen girl, 15, missing more than 24 hours

Appeal to find teen girl, 15, missing more than 24 hours

POLICE concerned about a teenage girl missing for more than 24 hours have appealed for help from the public.

Calliope Croc reported two weeks after sighting

Calliope Croc reported two weeks after sighting

RESIDENTS have been reminded to report crocodile sightings immediately.

Woman seriously injured in crash

Woman seriously injured in crash

INVESTIAGTORS are appealing for witnesses following a serious two vehicle traffic crash in Laidley last night.

Police investigate speed in fatal motorcycle crash

Police investigate speed in fatal motorcycle crash

A 32 year-old Berserker man lost his life in the motorcycle accident

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Dreamworld ride operators told not to press emergency button

Dreamworld ride operators told not to press emergency button

A DREAMWORLD ride operator was unsure which emergency button to press to prevent the Thunder River Rapids ride tragedy, an inquest has heard.

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

A TOOWOOMBA local has created a Kmart hack that is sure to brighten up any room it is placed in.

Incredible icicles mark frosty start to the day

Incredible icicles mark frosty start to the day

ONE man knew exactly where to go to capture a stunning scene as hundreds of tiny icicles formed on this frosty morning.

Snow falls as freezing cold snap hits

Snow falls as freezing cold snap hits

WITH plummeting temperatures causing freezing conditions and snow across the country this morning, the Bureau of Meteorology is warning more severe weather is on...

Coldest day for Sunshine Coast so far this year

Coldest day for Sunshine Coast so far this year

QUEENSLANDERS are shivering through another chilly morning, with the Sunshine Coast experiencing its coldest temperature of the year so far.

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