Queensland News

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Major search under way for missing Coast light plane

premium_icon Major search under way for missing Coast light plane

A massive search-and-rescue operation is under way for a missing light plane that took off from the Sunshine Coast.

Bus boss’s leaked email to workers about Adani

Bus boss’s leaked email to workers about Adani

A leaked email from Greyhound’s boss warns workers to not post on social media about a controversial deal the bus company has made.

Father and daughter's 'shock' as house destroyed by fire

premium_icon Father and daughter's 'shock' as house destroyed by fire

Jason Truss says he was "shocked and angry" as he and his 15-year-old daughter watched their Sunshine Coast home go up in flames this afternoon.

‘Free internet’ con artist cops six years

premium_icon ‘Free internet’ con artist cops six years

A con artist who claimed to be in partnership with two of the world’s biggest tech companies and promised free internet to customers has been sentenced.

98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

premium_icon 98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

Multiple severe thunderstorms have formed in southeast Queensland and are heading east, with 98km/h gusts already recorded.

Heartbreak as adored Koorana mega-croc found dead

premium_icon Heartbreak as adored Koorana mega-croc found dead

The croc moved to the farm in 1982 and during his time there, tripled in size and became a tourist favourite.

REVEALED: Tourists behind latest dingo feedings on island

premium_icon REVEALED: Tourists behind latest dingo feedings on island

Joint patrols involving police and rangers from the QPWS are being conducted

Accused cancer faker charged with defrauding boyfriend

premium_icon Accused cancer faker charged with defrauding boyfriend

New charges against Lucy Victoria Wieland have been heard in court for the first time.

Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

premium_icon Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

Police feared Tiaaleaiga so they approached him as a group, armed with tasers - but not even that could stop him.

Former legal boss on drug charges 'showed bag of cash'

premium_icon Former legal boss on drug charges 'showed bag of cash'

Former top prosecutor Roger Griffith is accused of drug trafficking. It is alleged he showed an ex-colleague $20,000 outside the police station.

WWII hero cracked jokes to the end

premium_icon WWII hero cracked jokes to the end

Australia has lost one of its last remaining WWII Diggers with the death of former infantry gunner David Bradley at age 94.

How a split-second decision saved six lives

premium_icon How a split-second decision saved six lives

A teenager and his French cousin have been hailed as heroes, saving six people from ‘certain death’ from a Coast beach.

Businessman’s brutal assault on ambo after funeral

premium_icon Businessman’s brutal assault on ambo after funeral

Ian Scarvell brutally assaulted a paramedic who was trying to help him.

Ryder's artwork gets turned into a book cover

premium_icon Ryder's artwork gets turned into a book cover

Eleven-year-old’s Ryder Kelly’s artwork is now on sale after he won a competition for his design to appear on a school book cover.

VIDEO: Woman police would like to speak to about bike crash

premium_icon VIDEO: Woman police would like to speak to about bike crash

Police would like to speak to this woman in relation to a bicycle crash in Coolangatta which left a toddler with severe dental injuries. SEE THE VIDEO

Mackay fugitive allegedly paid cash for boat parts

premium_icon Mackay fugitive allegedly paid cash for boat parts

New details emerged about alleged cocaine kingpin Markis Scott Turner during a hearing for his mother.

Unfair to prosecute swim coach again, court told

premium_icon Unfair to prosecute swim coach again, court told

A former elite swimming coach charged with five counts of indecent treatment of a child under the age of 16 has says charging him again is unfair.

Man chased by axe-wielding housemate over tobacco dispute

premium_icon Man chased by axe-wielding housemate over tobacco dispute

Terrified neighbours duck for cover as woman chases her housemate around the yard with an axe, smashes his BMW.

US teen pop sensation slides into Robert Irwin’s DMs

premium_icon US teen pop sensation slides into Robert Irwin’s DMs

US teen pop sensation JoJo Siwa has revealed she once had a crush on Robert Irwin, but it seems the Queensland wildlife warrior may have missed his chance.

'140 dairies would collapse if LNP had their way': Minister

premium_icon '140 dairies would collapse if LNP had their way': Minister

Health Minister Steven Miles has taken aim at Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington’s criticism of a recent controversial dairy tender.

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