Queensland News

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

QUEENSLAND mum Nancy Towner won't let her kids swim at the same spot

Accountant accused of $863K Heron Island Resort fraud

Accountant accused of $863K Heron Island Resort fraud

Jamieson Tatel Yu, 34, allegedly stole upwards of $863,000 from the island resort by substituting his own bank details for those of the resort's suppliers.

Environmental centre to breed popular clown fish

Environmental centre to breed popular clown fish

Centre principal David Kopelke is looking forward to breeding stocks of the unusual film star

O'Dowd accepts energy policy after sceptical start on Monday

O'Dowd accepts energy policy after sceptical start on Monday

DESPITE still having reservations about the National Energy Guarantee Ken O'Dowd has accepted the policy will move forward after it received strong support.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

UPDATE: ONE person is being airlifted to Brisbane after a deadly head-on collision on the Western Downs

'Nothing about it was a dog': big cat sighting near Gympie

'Nothing about it was a dog': big cat sighting near Gympie

'It was just the shape of it that really struck me it's tail was round on the edge'

Big lotto win for Charleville mates

Big lotto win for Charleville mates

Three friends from Charleville decided to buy a lotto ticket over some after work drinks. They ended up winning more than $444,000 each.

Cattle truck driver kicked by bull, suffers serious injuries

Cattle truck driver kicked by bull, suffers serious injuries

A CATTLE truck driver has copped a kick to the head while trying to load a bull into a truck on a cattle property west of Mackay.

Truck driver pinned under prime mover for two hours

Truck driver pinned under prime mover for two hours

EMERGENCY responders say a truck driver pinned under a prime mover is lucky to have escaped more serious injuries after a rollover on the Western Downs.

Accused child killer in hospital

Accused child killer in hospital

Shane Purssell Akehurst in hospital, court hearing postponed

Why Jeffrey couldn’t have shot himself

Why Jeffrey couldn’t have shot himself

NEW tests done at a world-class ballistics site have found a man who police believe “accidentally’’ killed himself with a shotgun could not have held the weapon

Pink’s Brisbane set list revealed

Pink’s Brisbane set list revealed

MUSIC giant Pink will take to the stage at the Centre for her first local performance for her Beautiful Trauma tour tonight. This is what you’ll be listening to.

Barnsey takes a tumble mid gig

Barnsey takes a tumble mid gig

AUSSIE rocker Jimmy Barnes has suffered a deep cut and bruising after falling through a gap in the stage during a Queensland performance.

If the rain doesn’t come, it’s dire straits

If the rain doesn’t come, it’s dire straits

GEOFF Morton’s massive station has been drought declared for seven years. He says if it doesn’t rain by the end of the calendar year it’ll be the end of the road.

FOUND: Police locate teen girl last seen in Toowoomba

FOUND: Police locate teen girl last seen in Toowoomba

POLICE thank everyone for their help in locating a 14-year-old girl reported missing from South Toowoomba.

Man pinned under semi-trailer

Man pinned under semi-trailer

EMERGENCY crews are working to free a man who has been pinned under a semi-trailer on a rural property.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Man clocked at 153km/h on Burnett Hwy

Man clocked at 153km/h on Burnett Hwy

Police were less than impressed after catching a man driving more than 50km/h over the speed limit on the Burnett Highway on Sunday afternoon.

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

A SINKHOLE near Clermont may be linked to historical mining activity, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

Ballandean fire within metres of destroying houses

Ballandean fire within metres of destroying houses

This Ballandean resident has praised the work of the fire fighters who saved his home from burning down.

Summit as mothers, babies put in danger by lack of services

Summit as mothers, babies put in danger by lack of services

A SUMMIT will be convened by Queensland Health to address a lack of maternity services in the state’s rural and remote areas.

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