Queensland News

Mon 25 May 2020

Funding gives lifeline to honey bee industry

premium_icon Funding gives lifeline to honey bee industry

With bees playing such an essential role as pollinators, continued research has been deemed critical.

Teen, friend ‘viciously’ attacked before fall: Police

premium_icon Teen, friend ‘viciously’ attacked before fall: Police

A Brisbane teen fell to his death from a Gold Coast balcony while fleeing knife-wielding robbers he’d been partying with, police will allege.

Leaders hit out as Premier avoids NQ bubble debate

premium_icon Leaders hit out as Premier avoids NQ bubble debate

North Queensland tourism and hospitality operators have been fobbed off by the woman elected to represent them.

Man suing council for $750K after slip at Rocky Airport

premium_icon Man suing council for $750K after slip at Rocky Airport

He has filed a court claim in Rockhampton Supreme Court for more than $750,000 against council and a painting company

Sun 24 May 2020

‘I’ve got nothing against police’, says man who stabbed cop

premium_icon ‘I’ve got nothing against police’, says man who stabbed cop

Details of the stabbing of a police officer at Sydney’s Central railway station can now be revealed after a Queensland man pleaded guilty to the attack.

Police nab alleged vacuum cleaner bandit

premium_icon Police nab alleged vacuum cleaner bandit

A man has been charged by police after allegedly stealing a vacuum cleaner in a bizarre break-in.

VIDEO: Surfer rescued off beach in daring after-dark mission

premium_icon VIDEO: Surfer rescued off beach in daring after-dark mission

An injured surfer was rescued in a daring after-dark mission overnight. This is the incredible footage of the mission to save his life.

Health officer to consider NQ travel bubble proposal

premium_icon Health officer to consider NQ travel bubble proposal

Premier has not pricked the tourism industry’s push for further restriction eases from Mackay to Cairns

Mass drug withdrawal sends prisoner tensions through roof

premium_icon Mass drug withdrawal sends prisoner tensions through roof

Tensions inside the prison have skyrocketed amid a mass drug withdrawal among inmates.

Search for ‘in distress’ surfers called off

premium_icon Search for ‘in distress’ surfers called off

Authorities have ceased a search for two surfers reported to be in trouble, but could not confirm the pair were safe and sound.

Tower murder: How teen allegedly died in fall

premium_icon Tower murder: How teen allegedly died in fall

New details have emerged revealing how police believe a teenager at the heart of a murder investigation allegedly died after falling from a Surfers Paradise tower.

Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

premium_icon Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

A Queensland mother has become the nation’s first person to lose a custody battle because of COVID-19.

Air and land search underway for missing walker

premium_icon Air and land search underway for missing walker

Police have commenced a land and air search over an area involving vast bushland, parks and waterways after a man was yesterday reported missing.

Coldest May day in almost a century

premium_icon Coldest May day in almost a century

More than 50 records were broken yesterday as the state shivered the coldest May day since 1922.

Huge change coming to public service in wake of COVID-19

premium_icon Huge change coming to public service in wake of COVID-19

Premiere Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced there will be big changes to the working lives of Queensland public servants in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farmers look to sustainability with carbon credit

premium_icon Farmers look to sustainability with carbon credit

Farmers in Flynn will benefit from the third round of a Federal Government grants program, with a Gladstone project receiving almost $50,000.

RIDE IN PARADISE: Coast dad dies in highway crash

premium_icon RIDE IN PARADISE: Coast dad dies in highway crash

The motorcycle crash death of a popular Coast tradie has robbed two young boys of their father and left his family and friends reeling.

Mackay Sugar considering security cameras on its trains

premium_icon Mackay Sugar considering security cameras on its trains

MACKAY Sugar may install security cameras on its cane trains

New cane variety now available for growers

premium_icon New cane variety now available for growers

‘This variety has definitely shown it can stand up to the tough times’

Olympic star caught up in plot to ditch $18m worth of coke

premium_icon Olympic star caught up in plot to ditch $18m worth of coke

There have been astonishing allegations made against Olympian Nathan Baggaley and his younger brother Dru, in a plot which reads like a Hollywood action movie.

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