Queensland News

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Stripper’s ‘last straw’ before glassing actor

Stripper’s ‘last straw’ before glassing actor

A stripper has been found guilty of glassing Neighbours star Scott McGregor after she said he called her a “dirty sl*t”. WARNING: Graphic language

Tue 8 Oct 2019

New health twist on popular pub beer

New health twist on popular pub beer

One of Australia’s biggest beer brands has released an entirely organic alternative to its lager and cider, and they believe it’s a game-changer.

Fears of 'mass exodus' from drought-hit Qld

Fears of 'mass exodus' from drought-hit Qld

Small business leaders fear if rain doesn’t come by Christmas, drought-ravaged communities in south west Queensland will be pushed beyond the “tipping point”.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Shocking long weekend road toll figures

Shocking long weekend road toll figures

At least 16 people including a two-year-old girl have died on Australian roads since Friday morning, leaving police wringing their hands in frustration.

Mass arrests as protesters cause havoc

Mass arrests as protesters cause havoc

Dozens of climate change activists have been dragged away by police, blocking roads and defying officers as part of their national protest.

How to make money: Graph that exposes mortgage myth

How to make money: Graph that exposes mortgage myth

Traditional wisdom tells you any extra money should go straight onto your mortgage — but following this advice could leave you worse off.

Australia’s car theft hot spots revealed

Australia’s car theft hot spots revealed

Car theft is on the increase in Australia — and if you live or work in these areas you need to be extra careful.

Chilling final message from AFL great Danny Frawley

Chilling final message from AFL great Danny Frawley

AFL legend Danny Frawley’s final media campaign has been cleared to be played on Australian TV sets following his tragic death.

Warning over tradie’s freak burn from shirt

Warning over tradie’s freak burn from shirt

A doctor has issued a warning to tradies after a man suffered first-degree burns from a high-vis safety shirt he wore in the sun.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Horror on roads as long weekend begins

Horror on roads as long weekend begins

Two people have died on NSW roads as the state begins a long weekend, while three others have died in fatal crashes in other parts of Australia.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Australia to get world’s first social media cop

Australia to get world’s first social media cop

The woman who could become the world’s first social media referee says action is urgently needed to fight scams and small business problems online.

Brain-shrinking fungus found in Queensland

Brain-shrinking fungus found in Queensland

The world’s second deadliest fungus has been found growing in Cairns for the first time, sparking a frightening warning from experts.

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Scott Morrison slammed: Unions fume over training panel snub

Scott Morrison slammed: Unions fume over training panel snub

ACTU president Sally McManus has written to Scott Morrison criticising the decision to leave unions out of a panel to guide training reform.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Aussie dollar reaches a 10-year-low. Here's what it means!

Aussie dollar reaches a 10-year-low. Here's what it means!

Australian travellers will pay more as the Aussie dollar slips to levels not seen since 2009 after the GFC.

UN calls for Tamil family’s release

UN calls for Tamil family’s release

Australia has been urged by the United Nations to free a Tamil family from detention on Christmas Island while their case is heard in court.

Newstart hike will give 'drug dealers, pubs more money'

Newstart hike will give 'drug dealers, pubs more money'

Social Services Minister Anne Ruston distances herself from comments suggesting raising Newstart will do nothing but give drug dealers and pubs more money.

Why graphic photos on smoke packs no longer shock addicts

Why graphic photos on smoke packs no longer shock addicts

Graphic images of black lungs, rotten teeth and cancerous mouths on cigarette packaging have lost their shock value, Queensland researchers say.

Politics aside as Labor backs drought natural disaster zones

Politics aside as Labor backs drought natural disaster zones

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has touched down in southeast Queensland to tour a drought-affected town, while two cabinet ministers do the same in NSW.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Philanthropist and preacher adorn our new $20 note

Philanthropist and preacher adorn our new $20 note

Australia's new $20 note to will be unveiled in Melbourne, joining the tactile $5, $10 and $50 notes already released.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

IVF costs force families into debt

IVF costs force families into debt

Borrowing money to have a baby is growing as more couples use IVF to grow their families. And it’s not the only medical treatment that’s causing people to take out...

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