Queensland News

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Adani aims to be biggest solar power company

premium_icon Adani aims to be biggest solar power company

Coal miner Adani wants to be the world’s largest solar power company within five years, as the “age of renewable energy” dawns on the world faster than anticipated.

Man in court battle over ‘loose’ dogs

premium_icon Man in court battle over ‘loose’ dogs

A man is contesting the Townsville City Council in court over a $261 fine after his dogs allegedly escaped from his yard.

Teenager killed in hit and run on New England Highway

premium_icon Teenager killed in hit and run on New England Highway

A TEENAGER has been killed in a hit and run on the New England Highway. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Labor ‘tipped off’ on Stuckey departure

premium_icon Labor ‘tipped off’ on Stuckey departure

How an early ‘tip off’ on Jann Stuckey’s departure from Currumbin gave Labor a five month head start on race to the polls.

Addict mum’s jaw-dropping transformation

Addict mum’s jaw-dropping transformation

A mum who battled a “hidden addiction” has shared the moment that brought her back from the brink. Now she’s unrecognisable.

Jann Stuckey’s stinging final letter

premium_icon Jann Stuckey’s stinging final letter

Currumbin MP Jann Stuckey attacked both Labor and her own party in a stinging final message to her electorate. Here’s what she said.

Tower of terror: NBN battle will cost father his home

premium_icon Tower of terror: NBN battle will cost father his home

A father determined to shut down an NBN tower for fear the radiation would destroy him will lose his home after he was ordered to pay almost $150,000.

Alleged rapist held in jail until at least April

premium_icon Alleged rapist held in jail until at least April

“You can’t buy your way out of this one, sir,” Magistrate tells 30-year-old accused.

Local grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

premium_icon Local grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

NAMED: A Blackbutt grandmother appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Girl screams as mum bashed in drug deal gone wrong

premium_icon Girl screams as mum bashed in drug deal gone wrong

A three-year-old girl screamed in fear as she watched two women bash her mother and a man take to the house with a baseball bat.

Convicted Lion given hefty fine for trying to get blue card

premium_icon Convicted Lion given hefty fine for trying to get blue card

A Lions Club member has received a hefty fine for attempting to gain a blue card for his Lions duties, despite being banned from working with children.

Frecklington accuses Premier of bullying

premium_icon Frecklington accuses Premier of bullying

Deb Frecklington has accused Premier Annastacia of bullying a veteran MP who has quit parliament to deal with her ongoing struggle with depression.

Final farewell for fallen Blackwater miner

premium_icon Final farewell for fallen Blackwater miner

Family and friends invited to attend celebration of ‘Donnie’s’ life

Artist’s colourful designs capture region’s beauty

premium_icon Artist’s colourful designs capture region’s beauty

A CREATIVE talent known for her unique and colourful jewellery designs, will release a new collection of wearable art.

'Kind and generous': Funeral date set for Roger Taylor

premium_icon 'Kind and generous': Funeral date set for Roger Taylor

DETAILS for the public funeral of Toowoomba man Roger Taylor have been released.

Mystery surrounds impacts of Somerset Dam safety upgrade

premium_icon Mystery surrounds impacts of Somerset Dam safety upgrade

Unanswered questions, undated letters and unconfirmed commitments have plagued a council’s quest for details

Man sentenced after drug induced psychosis trespass

premium_icon Man sentenced after drug induced psychosis trespass

A MAN will have a sentence hanging over his head upon his release from prison after a late night drug his had him trespass onto a woman’s property.

DV victim floored by cops’ ‘insulting’ compo offer

premium_icon DV victim floored by cops’ ‘insulting’ compo offer

A Gold Coast woman whose address was leaked to her abusive ex by a Queensland police officer has been left gobsmacked by an ‘insulting’ QPS compensation offer.

Gympie man says he grew weed ‘for research purposes’

premium_icon Gympie man says he grew weed ‘for research purposes’

Retiree finds alternative remedy for health issues stemming from a gunshot wound to the head he suffered in 1996.

Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

premium_icon Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

An Ipswich man will face court next month on more than 50 child sex offences accused of preying on three young boys in a small Queensland town for two years.

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