Queensland News

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Australian vaccine set for overseas test

premium_icon Australian vaccine set for overseas test

A coronavirus vaccine developed in Australia is on its way overaseas to be tested on live samples, as hopes of a cure to the pandemic grow.

Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

premium_icon Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

Police have swarmed the Port of Brisbane today, turning away people heading off for an Easter island getaway.

Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

Water Police will be out in force this Easter long weekend to enforce COVID-19 restrictions after already handing out more than $10,000 in fines.

Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

premium_icon Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

A reckless driver who dislocated a Toowoomba police officer’s shoulder by mowing him down in a stolen car has been jailed. VIDEO INSIDE.

Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

premium_icon Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

Bizarre scenes are unfolding at service stations across as fuel dips to prices not seen for years.

Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

premium_icon Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

‘This has broken us’: Business owners say the hit has further destroyed them, after having to let 11 casual staff go.

Big changes to Bundaberg Rum

premium_icon Big changes to Bundaberg Rum

Bundaberg Rum is shaking things up – and not in a cocktail. The distillery will change the recipe and the look of one of Australia’s favourite drinks.

80 people allowed at funeral ‘wrong’: Mander

premium_icon 80 people allowed at funeral ‘wrong’: Mander

LNP says allowing up to 80 people attend the funeral in Mackay today was wrong and it wasn’t fair on Australians who were being denied celebrating Easter.

Rush for northern exposure

premium_icon Rush for northern exposure

The buoyant residential market is a focus for developers and seen as real value due to its proximity to the Sunshine Coast.

Contactless rehab app released

premium_icon Contactless rehab app released

Video conferencing has become the new norm for many businesses and now a software company is using the concept to help injured people recover faster.

Outsiders sneaking onto locked-down Straddie

premium_icon Outsiders sneaking onto locked-down Straddie

Hundreds of outsiders have gone to extreme lengths to sneak on to locked-down North Stradbroke Island, using a loophole to try and fool police.

Isolation nothing new for our hardworking farmers

premium_icon Isolation nothing new for our hardworking farmers

Life on the farm is carrying on usual, just with children in tow

Coronavirus QLD: all you need to know today

Coronavirus QLD: all you need to know today

Queenslanders told to say home over Easter as woman in watchhouse for refusing stay in quarantine and NSW police seize black box from Ruby Princess.

What you can and can’t do over Easter (mainly can’t)

premium_icon What you can and can’t do over Easter (mainly can’t)

Experts have warned weeks of successfully containing coronavirus could be undone in four days if people flout the rules over the Easter long weekend. FREQUENTLY ASKED...

Outrageous reason ‘petulant’ woman breached quarantine

premium_icon Outrageous reason ‘petulant’ woman breached quarantine

A woman has been labelled ‘petulant and selfish’ for breaching quarantine orders, twice being found wandering Fortitude Valley. When a $1,300 fine didn’t deter her, she...

No celebrations despite victory over coal mine

premium_icon No celebrations despite victory over coal mine

‘We worry we might have to fight this again some day.’

Friends saw teen disappear into dangerous current

premium_icon Friends saw teen disappear into dangerous current

Police have described the horrifying moment a young woman was sucked into the current at a notorious swimming hole and vanished.

Young burglar found asleep inside trashed shop

premium_icon Young burglar found asleep inside trashed shop

Broken glass, cash and an empty bottle of rum surrounded a sleeping juvenile this morning when police found him passed out in a store he allegedly ransacked.

Best birthday ever: Kind strangers make 5yo’s day

premium_icon Best birthday ever: Kind strangers make 5yo’s day

When Darcy Campbell couldn’t have his fifth birthday bowling party with his prep friends because of coronavirus, he was heartbroken.

From garage to billion dollar ‘unicorn’, firm to fight virus

premium_icon From garage to billion dollar ‘unicorn’, firm to fight virus

It started life in a garage, but now this company is a billion-dollar tech powerhouse set to help the business community fight the coronavirus epidemic.

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