Queensland News

Mon 19 Aug 2019

UPDATE: Firefighters contain bushfire at Lowmead

UPDATE: Firefighters contain bushfire at Lowmead

FIREFIGHTERS have contained a vegetation fire at Lowmead which began burning yesterday.

Ute driver dead after horrific with road train

Ute driver dead after horrific with road train

ONE person has died after a horrific crash between a car and a truck near Longreach this morning.

'Boomer generation leaving younger generations worse off'

'Boomer generation leaving younger generations worse off'

Working-age Australians are underwriting the living standards of their seniors to a greater extent than the baby boomers did for theirs, a new report says.

Girl with Tourette’s turns her life around

Girl with Tourette’s turns her life around

Her story shocked Aussies more than a decade ago when she was shown hitting and swearing at her mum, but Bianca Saez has moved on.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

A man feared no-one would show up to help him farewell his wife, one of 22 people shot dead in a massacre last month. But thousands of strangers turned up to mourn.

Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

Jeffrey Epstein tried, at least, to use his vast wealth to help him survive — and be comfortable — in jail. WARNING: Sensitive content

HAVE YOU SEEN ME: Boy missing

HAVE YOU SEEN ME: Boy missing

Police hold concerns for his safety due to his age.

MISSING: Police need help to locate teenage girl

MISSING: Police need help to locate teenage girl

Police and family hold serious concerns for her welfare as she has a medical condition which requires medication.

Is this Australia’s most unique job?

Is this Australia’s most unique job?

Michael Pope is a master when it comes to revving up an audience between takes — but he warns the gig isn’t as easy at it looks.

Annoying plan behind topless Martha pic

Annoying plan behind topless Martha pic

A topless photo of MAFS star Martha is the latest step in an irritating plan. And it’s part of a growing trend, writes James Weir.

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Lord’s went deathly silent and Steve Smith lay on the turf after copping a sickening blow to his neck during the second Ashes Test.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Alleged gunman son of pro-gun politician

Alleged gunman son of pro-gun politician

The armed man who held off Queensland police during a three-hour siege has been identified as the son of pro-gun politician Kim Vuga.

Coles and Woolies’ toy swap day face-off

Coles and Woolies’ toy swap day face-off

Coles and Woolies will be bracing themselves for more shoppers today as they both hold swap days for Little Shop 2 and Ooshies.

Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

They are known for flashing their cash and their ridiculously lavish lifestyles — but these Instagram pictures might be the craziest yet.

‘Even my doctor burst into tears’

‘Even my doctor burst into tears’

As Peta stood to leave her obstetrician’s office, he asked for a hug. “You’re going to need it for the journey you are going on.”

‘Wild west’: IVF tragedies spark lawsuits

‘Wild west’: IVF tragedies spark lawsuits

A family Christmas DNA test and an incident dubbed the “worst embroyo-related tragedy in history” are highlighting flaws in the $2bn IVF industry.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Luckiest newsagent in the west sells another big winner

Luckiest newsagent in the west sells another big winner

After buying a last-minute ticket in Charleville, a Roma couple are now $200,000 richer.

Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

A man forced into bankruptcy by Adani after numerous failed legal actions against them has vowed to continue to speak out against its Queensland coal mine.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Missing teen’s body completely naked

Missing teen’s body completely naked

France has launched an investigation into Nora Quoirin’s disappearance after the teenager was found dead by a waterfall.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Couple want ‘revenge’ on scammer

Couple want ‘revenge’ on scammer

A COUPLE who paid $420 for a double door fridge on Gumtree have told of how they “just want revenge” after being duped.

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