Queensland News

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Coast teen found safe after days missing

Coast teen found safe after days missing

Teenager located safe and well after going missing on December 5.

Creeks flooded as 200mm+ falls in NQ, more on the way

Creeks flooded as 200mm+ falls in NQ, more on the way

PARTS of North Queensland have been drenched by ex-tropical cyclone Owen, with more than 200mm already falling in some areas and the worst still to come.

Dramatic change to Aussie flights begins

Dramatic change to Aussie flights begins

AUSTRALIA'S airlines have united to rid planes of this frustrating passenger behaviour for good. And it starts on flights this week.

Man missing at falls for eight days

Man missing at falls for eight days

Police have commenced a search for a 60-year-old man who was last seen.

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

AN ex-cyclone that has dumped 300mm in parts of north Queensland could bring wet weather to the state’s southeast.

Man shot in leg during Ipswich row

Man shot in leg during Ipswich row

IPSWICH detectives have charged a man after a drama at Rosewood on Sunday afternoon in which a man was allegedly shot once in the leg.

Stabbing sparks helicopter chase

Stabbing sparks helicopter chase

A 35-year-old man has been arrested after an alleged stabbing which sparked a chase involving a police helicopter through South East Queensland.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Teen tries to rob Gold Coast servo with hammer

Teen tries to rob Gold Coast servo with hammer

A HAPLESS thief has botched an armed robbery on the Gold Coast in broad daylight after a brief stint on the run.

AFP suicides: 'It's happening again'

AFP suicides: 'It's happening again'

AN AUSTRALIAN police officer appears to have taken her own life inside a work building — the fourth federal agent to do so in less than two years.

Zombie cyclone Owen not dead yet as another low forms

Zombie cyclone Owen not dead yet as another low forms

EX-TROPICAL Cyclone Owen is not done yet, with the Bureau tipping it to re-form into a cyclone as they keep a close eye on a second tropical low.

Motorcyclist airlifted after suffering serious injury

Motorcyclist airlifted after suffering serious injury

A MAN in his 40s has been prepared to be airlifted to hospital with a serious injury after coming off his motorbike in south-west Queensland.

Flash flooding warning for NQ as ex-cyclone nears coast

Flash flooding warning for NQ as ex-cyclone nears coast

SEVERE heavy rainfall is expected to impact Townsville this afternoon as ex-tropical cyclone Owen crosses the North Queensland coast.

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

A letter written 101 years ago brought their stories together. Unbeknownst to them, they lived only a drive away from one another.

More bushland preserved for koalas

More bushland preserved for koalas

The State Government has announced an extra 190,000 hectares of bushland will be preserved in an effort to save Queensland’s struggling koala population.

Australian first protein hub gets the green-light

Australian first protein hub gets the green-light

In a big win for the region, a multi-million dollar project has been approved by Somerset Regional Council.

RSPCA slams Facebook lies over puppy rescue

RSPCA slams Facebook lies over puppy rescue

The RSPCA has hit back at an online post spreading what it says are “rumours” about the seizure of more than 100 dogs and puppies from a puppy farm.

Chance Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen could impact Rocky

Chance Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen could impact Rocky

Wet weather tipped to continue throughout the week, with a chance the weather system could bring drenching rain next week

Man killed in crash west of Mackay

Man killed in crash west of Mackay

A man has died as a result of a car crash outside Marian

Sat 8 Dec 2018

‘Petrol on flame’ leads to serious burns

‘Petrol on flame’ leads to serious burns

A man is in a serious condition after sustaining burns on the Sunshine Coast. It’s believed he was injured after petrol was thrown on an open flame.

Wife’s story inspires passionate fight against depression

Wife’s story inspires passionate fight against depression

A DEVOTED mother and talented florist - Australian woman Holly hid her clinical depression from all but those closest to her, until she lost the battle.

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