Queensland News

Mon 18 Jan 2021

Volunteer firefighter praised for battling Black Summer fires

Volunteer firefighter praised for battling Black Summer...

When Harley Fuller became a volunteer rural firefighter, he saw it as just a hobby. Then the Black Summer fires started.

Crackdown on ‘highly-offensive, highly-sexist’ tradies

Premium Content Crackdown on ‘highly-offensive, highly-sexist’ tradies

The construction watchdog has announced a crackdown foul-mouthed tirads and sexist slurs on Australian building sites.

‘Take care’: Cyclone could track towards Cassowary Coast

‘Take care’: Cyclone could track towards Cassowary Coast

Cyclone Kimi could now cross the coast closer to Innisfail, the newest track map from the Bureau of Meteorology suggests. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

‘Achilles heel’: Unemployment holding back QLD recovery

Premium Content ‘Achilles heel’: Unemployment holding back QLD recovery

With Queensland predicted to have the highest unemployment in Australia this year, there are calls for “heavy policy lifting” to repair the state’s economy.

Man refused breath test, didn’t want to ‘spread’ COVID

Premium Content Man refused breath test, didn’t want to ‘spread’ COVID

A driver told police he would not give a breath sample because he did not want to give them COVID-19

Drunk 21yo who tries to distract police ends up in court

Premium Content Drunk 21yo who tries to distract police ends up in court

‘I don’t give a f*** what you say I’m not jumping out the way’

‘So happy’: Relief as Victorians finally allowed home

Premium Content ‘So happy’: Relief as Victorians finally allowed home

Victorians stuck in Queensland during the lockdown can finally return home after Brisbane was downgraded to an “Orange Zone”.

Easter boom after hotspot revoked

Premium Content Easter boom after hotspot revoked

Queensland businesses say the fast response to Brisbane’s COVID cluster will encourage interstate holiday-makers to book their Easter break in the Sunshine State.

Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Premium Content Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Here is a list of District Court criminal sittings at Brisbane on January 18

FULL LIST: Brisbane Arrest Magistrates Court appearances today

Premium Content FULL LIST: Brisbane Arrest Magistrates Court appearances...

Here is a list of matters listed at Brisbane Arrest Court Magistrates Court on Monday.

Burleigh’s office building to make way for tower

Premium Content Burleigh’s office building to make way for tower

The apartment tower development wave that’s sweeping Burleigh Heads appears to have no limit, as a fellow called John Marshall ruefully might be finding out.

Sun 17 Jan 2021

Australia’s risky $507 billion gamble

Australia’s risky $507 billion gamble

The future of our economy is riding on an expensive strategy that’s wiped out the annual budget – but there’s no way of knowing if it will actually work.

Cancer steals Coast dad from young family

Premium Content Cancer steals Coast dad from young family

The sad news of Coast dad Steven Polwarth’s death has sparked an outpouring of emotional tributes to a man widely respected in his community.

Tennis stars’ ‘brilliant’ quarantine hack

Tennis stars’ ‘brilliant’ quarantine hack

While many tennis stars have arrived in Australia and been stunned by the restrictions, others have made the most of it.

WATCH: Basketball Qld u18 State Championships grand finals

Premium Content WATCH: Basketball Qld u18 State Championships grand finals

Grand final rematch, superstar showdown headlines the fifth day of the Basketball Queensland Under-18 State Championships. WATCH THE FINAL DAY REPLAYS HERE

Broncos and Origin star arrested after incident

Premium Content Broncos and Origin star arrested after incident

The incident that sparked Brisbane Broncos and NSW Origin star Payne Haas’ arrest has been revealed - and the saga is set to cost him big time.

Five fast track incentives for first home buyers

Premium Content Five fast track incentives for first home buyers

First home buyers can realise their home ownership dream sooner than they might think, through a range of incentives. See the list.

‘I’d get out of bed for $5’: Inside story of Candyman's rise

Premium Content ‘I’d get out of bed for $5’: Inside story of Candyman's rise

Tobacconist Travers “Candyman” Beynon is famous for hosting wild parties at his mansion. His backstory is equally as wild. READ ALL ABOUT HIS RISE

Horror pet attacks: Puppy killed on daily walk

Premium Content Horror pet attacks: Puppy killed on daily walk

More than 100 pets have been viciously mauled while walking in their own neighbourhoods in just one month. These are the worst suburbs for animal attacks.

Family outrage at ADF suicide ‘cover up’

Premium Content Family outrage at ADF suicide ‘cover up’

The brother of a soldier who suicided in 2009 claims the ADF embarked on an orchestrated plan to cover up the truth.

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