Queensland News

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Border tensions reach fever pitch on Gold Coast

premium_icon Border tensions reach fever pitch on Gold Coast

Tension over border restrictions have reached a fever pitch as Gold Coast politicians clash, tourism operators stage protests and small businesses plead poverty.

SCAM: 'Try not to fall for adorable puppy pictures'

premium_icon SCAM: 'Try not to fall for adorable puppy pictures'

THERE has been a huge spike in the number of puppy scams in recent months.

How you can help economy while borders stay shut

premium_icon How you can help economy while borders stay shut

Our local business owners still have bills to pay

Petrol price rise ‘a kick in the guts’

premium_icon Petrol price rise ‘a kick in the guts’

Fuel prices generally follow a one-month price cycle. And this one has come at the worst time.

Premier’s late notice ‘threw us under the bus’

premium_icon Premier’s late notice ‘threw us under the bus’

Queensland eateries have been left scrambling to reopen after Sunday’s shock Government announcement allowing up to 20 patrons in a venue the next day, with some saying...

$1b a month windfall as locals spend big

premium_icon $1b a month windfall as locals spend big

Queenslanders could splash up to $1b a month on the Sunshine State’s struggling tourism industry, with operators already reporting a rush of reservations.

Fears for entire Noosa dining scene

premium_icon Fears for entire Noosa dining scene

The owner of an award-winning fine dining restaurant in Noosa says the easing of restrictions has done little to help her business.

'30 per cent gone': Dire prediction for hospitality

premium_icon '30 per cent gone': Dire prediction for hospitality

The man behind two hugely popular Sunshine Coast restaurants says the increase to 20 patrons per area would make a big difference to his business.

CHO confirms shocking Blackwater COVID-19 case revelation

premium_icon CHO confirms shocking Blackwater COVID-19 case revelation

Queensland's Chief Health Officer has released a statement after the miner’s autopsy results were returned today, with shocking results.

Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

premium_icon Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

Restrictions have been eased but there are calls for Queensland to focus on interstate travellers.

Government calls on public to help build a ‘Tech Hub’

premium_icon Government calls on public to help build a ‘Tech Hub’

Tender process open for businesses to help design digital platform to support regional areas.

‘Disappointed’: councillors call on company to do more

premium_icon ‘Disappointed’: councillors call on company to do more

Councillors have called on Newscorp Australia to do more to save the ‘cornerstone’ of the community.’

Aussie made building products to create 53,000 jobs

premium_icon Aussie made building products to create 53,000 jobs

Union calls on government to commit to procuring Australian steel.

COVID-19: region’s jobless numbers explode by 33%

premium_icon COVID-19: region’s jobless numbers explode by 33%

Number of welfare claims surges as pandemic’s full impact on Gympie is revealed

Police plead with drivers after spike in Qld road deaths

premium_icon Police plead with drivers after spike in Qld road deaths

‘Despite less travel occurring on our roads so far this year due to COVID-19, we are seeing more trauma and that is troubling.’

‘One virtual space in a fully immersive way’

premium_icon ‘One virtual space in a fully immersive way’

Central Queensland students learn a new age of technology.

GO HOME: Shocked campers not allowed on Inskip

premium_icon GO HOME: Shocked campers not allowed on Inskip

State Govt under fire over mixed messages after visitors to Rainbow Beach get turned around at campgrounds

Man on ice binge stops trains, grabs woman at station

premium_icon Man on ice binge stops trains, grabs woman at station

A paranoid man smashed the window of a stopped train and assaulted a female Queensland Rail worker after a three-day ice binge.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Blackwater bakery reopens after possible COVID-19 link

premium_icon Blackwater bakery reopens after possible COVID-19 link

The business has been ‘overwhelmed’ with community support.

Melissa’s journey to inspire rural women and change

premium_icon Melissa’s journey to inspire rural women and change

How this former state QRRRWN president became a ‘better person’ because of it.

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