Queensland News

Sun 13 Oct 2019

The young men giving up sex for their dream job

The young men giving up sex for their dream job

They’re in their sexual prime — but these men and others like them are flocking to a career that demands they swear off sex for life.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Flesh-eating disease spreads to second Australian state

Flesh-eating disease spreads to second Australian state

The flesh-eating ulcer which broke out in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula has jumped states and afflicted a new community in far north Queensland

Couple’s trick to get six homes

Couple’s trick to get six homes

A Sydney couple who were recently still in debt have turned around their lives in just under three years after deciding to make a big lifestyle change

New quad bike standard to protect riders

New quad bike standard to protect riders

A new safety standard for quad bikes will be introduced to help reduce the risk of rollovers, crush injuries, and death.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

We’re supposed to be a month into sunny spring weather but this weekend is going to look more like winter with thunderstorms and chilly days.

Deaf woman feels broken, isolated and forgotten in aged care

Deaf woman feels broken, isolated and forgotten in aged care

Royal commission lawyers say the absence of sign language interpreting services in the federal government's aged care system is disturbing and unacceptable.

Where to find state's best garage sale bargains

Where to find state's best garage sale bargains

Fancy a Faberge egg or a signed guitar by Bono? Here’s where you can find the best bargains in Queensland at this year’s Garage Sale Trail.

Big change to Qantas boarding passes

Big change to Qantas boarding passes

It’s the ultimate holiday brag — but the next time you snap this airport check-in moment, you may notice something missing from your boarding pass.

Aussies no longer have this meaty argument at dinner

Aussies no longer have this meaty argument at dinner

It’s the country’s favourite meat, and for years it’s been the point of contention for many Aussie families. But the family feud is coming to an end.

Tradies to go home if mercury hits 28C

Tradies to go home if mercury hits 28C

Tradies could get an extra 13 days off under a controversial policy calling for tools down if temps hit 28C and humidity reaches 75 per cent.

Don't feed your dogs these foods

Don't feed your dogs these foods

There are several human foods that are dangerous for dogs, but there’s plenty they’re fine to eat. Some might even surprise you.

Fresh twist in $173 'drinking water' fine

Fresh twist in $173 'drinking water' fine

A Queensland motorist said he was fined $173 for taking a sip of water while driving — but police have added a new twist to the story.

WHY WE CARE: National Carers Week is back

WHY WE CARE: National Carers Week is back

National Carers Week is back again, from October 13 to 19, showing the many unpaid carers 'Why We Care'.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Breakout star blitzes ARIA nominations

Breakout star blitzes ARIA nominations

Just a year after busking on the streets, Tones and I will join some of music’s biggest names at the 2019 ARIA Awards. See the full list here.

Massive change coming to licence plates

Massive change coming to licence plates

There is even more proof that millennials are taking over after a surprising alteration has been made to the traditional car licence plate.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Heaviest rain in seven months forecast

Heaviest rain in seven months forecast

What a change. After the heat, be prepared for a weekend washout as drenching rains set a course for the east coast.

Ice house? Your home could be full of methamphetamine toxins

Ice house? Your home could be full of methamphetamine toxins

The secret history of your home could be hiding a toxic contamination, and current detection methods might not be enough.

Telstra's mammoth task to save regional mobile network

Telstra's mammoth task to save regional mobile network

The network that put the internet on our phones will be switched off, but Telstra has a mammoth task ahead.

Eighth Queensland measles case in two weeks

Eighth Queensland measles case in two weeks

Two more measles cases have been reported in Queensland — with the latest victims visiting Brisbane hospital emergency departments before they were diagnosed.

Mum tried to gas young daughter to death

Mum tried to gas young daughter to death

An ex-cop mother attempted to kill her daughter, 9, using barbecue gas because she was angry at her FIFO worker husband, a court has heard.

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