Queensland News

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Are you breaking this little-known road rule?

premium_icon Are you breaking this little-known road rule?

You might not even know it’s an offence, but more than 800 Queensland drivers have been slapped with fines and charges for it in the past five years.

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

A musical based on the 2001 hit movie is coming to Australia in 2020 and will tour in three major cities.

Emergency crews en route to island rescue

premium_icon Emergency crews en route to island rescue

FIVE people are stranded on an island off Mackay waiting for emergency services crews to reach them.

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson, who was once acquitted of the murder of his wife and her friend has joined Twitter by leaving an ominous message.

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Dream job alert — dating app Bumble has just announced it will pay someone to travel the world looking for love. What a combo!

Spice Girls announce Australian tour

Spice Girls announce Australian tour

It’s happening, it’s really happening. At the last show of their UK reunion tour, Mel B announced the Spice Girls are coming to Australia.

Girls’ school moves to bankrupt dad over fees

premium_icon Girls’ school moves to bankrupt dad over fees

An elite girls’ school has moved to bankrupt the father of a former student over nearly $20,000 in allegedly unpaid fees.

Take a drive to Roma and win $1 million

premium_icon Take a drive to Roma and win $1 million

Do you want to see Queensland’s Outback, and win $1m at the same time? This is your chance.

State finally steps up on bush birthing crisis

premium_icon State finally steps up on bush birthing crisis

Health bosses have been ordered to work out how to reopen bush maternity wards across Queensland, in a major win for mothers.

FINAL FAREWELL: Funeral for four children killed in crash

premium_icon FINAL FAREWELL: Funeral for four children killed in crash

Four tiny white coffins adorned with flowers and a photo of each of the children whose lives were cut short on a country highway.

Cops snapped speeding, running red lights

premium_icon Cops snapped speeding, running red lights

New figures reveal the startling speeds — and other road offences — clocked up by Queensland cops. But the police service says it’s all in the line of duty.

Helicopter search for man limited by fog

premium_icon Helicopter search for man limited by fog

THE rescue helicopter and the emergency services were involved in a five hour search for a missing man.

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

Backpacker’s horror escape from pig shed

A backpacker has spoken out for the first time about her horrifying kidnapping ordeal. Warning: Distressing content.

Teen inmates set clothes, food trays on fire during riot

premium_icon Teen inmates set clothes, food trays on fire during riot

Teen inmates have been thrown into adult jail after causing more than $300,000 in damage — with the riot triggering talks on how to deal with an ongoing crisis.

KAK ambushing Premier ends with $15m pay off

premium_icon KAK ambushing Premier ends with $15m pay off

Kerri-Anne Kennerley knew it was not a great time, and an inappropriate question on the day, but her life had gone so far from appropriate, she didn’t care.

Criminals stockpiling guns as bargaining chips

premium_icon Criminals stockpiling guns as bargaining chips

Criminals are stockpiling high-powered weapons to hand in for lighter jail sentences, surrendering them post-arrest in secret deals conducted with authorities.

Man rushed to hospital after stabbing in Toowoomba

premium_icon Man rushed to hospital after stabbing in Toowoomba

Police are looking into an incident in which a man was allegedly stabbed in Toowoomba's northern suburbs last night.

Teenager airlifted after serious motorbike rollover

premium_icon Teenager airlifted after serious motorbike rollover

A teenager has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following a single-motorbike crash south-west of Toowoomba.

Room 40: ‘People went in and came out psycho’

premium_icon Room 40: ‘People went in and came out psycho’

An innocuous-looking, clean and comfortable motel room has developed a reputation for dark scenes that played out during the city’s era of infamy.

Man shot on Gold Coast balcony

premium_icon Man shot on Gold Coast balcony

A teenager has been shot while standing on a hotel balcony in Surfers Paradise, with police saying a weapon was fired from a neighbouring unit.

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