National News

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Train fix cost blows out to $336m

premium_icon Train fix cost blows out to $336m

THE final bill to make Queensland's new generation rollingstock disability compliant will come in at almost $336 million.

Queensland shopping centre sells for millions

premium_icon Queensland shopping centre sells for millions

A Gold Coast shopping centre has sold at auction to a Brisbane investor.

Ex-CFMEU boss denies destroying documents

premium_icon Ex-CFMEU boss denies destroying documents

FORMER CFMEU boss David Hanna is accused of taking truck loads of documents from union offices to his Brisbane home to burn.

Pacific Highway reopens after double fatality

Pacific Highway reopens after double fatality

The Pacific Highway at Glenugie has reopened after a single-vehicle roll-over on Sunday night which left two people are dead and one seriously injured

Tributes flow for young Coast pilot killed in crash

premium_icon Tributes flow for young Coast pilot killed in crash

Tributes are flowing for the young Sunshine Coast pilot who was killed in a plane crash in Tasmania on the Weekend.

Creeks flooded as 200mm+ falls in NQ, more on the way

Creeks flooded as 200mm+ falls in NQ, more on the way

PARTS of North Queensland have been drenched by ex-tropical cyclone Owen, with more than 200mm already falling in some areas and the worst still to come.

Coffee cups – recycling or trash? Here's the answer

premium_icon Coffee cups – recycling or trash? Here's the answer

And the costs are not being passed on to customers!

Police investigate shooting linked to double fatality

premium_icon Police investigate shooting linked to double fatality

COFFS/Clarence Police District are looking into reports of a shooting before a single-vehicle roll-over on the Pacific Highway which left two people dead

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

HOW do we regain control, set a better example for our kids, and importantly put some boundaries in around the use of our devices.

Dramatic change to Aussie flights begins

Dramatic change to Aussie flights begins

AUSTRALIA'S airlines have united to rid planes of this frustrating passenger behaviour for good. And it starts on flights this week.

‘I will hate you until the day you die ’

premium_icon ‘I will hate you until the day you die ’

THE family of a young father stabbed outside a shopping centre say they will never forgive the “pathetic” man who murdered him to impress his girlfriend.

Migration cuts would wipe $130bn from economy

Migration cuts would wipe $130bn from economy

NSW’s economy would shrink if migration levels are cut by half, resulting in catastrophic job losses and stagnant wage growth, new modelling reveals.

Councillors referred matter to CCC days before dismissal

premium_icon Councillors referred matter to CCC days before dismissal

COUNCILLORS concerned about the conduct of Ipswich City Council staff voted to refer a landfill contract to the Crime and Corruption Commission.

$9.5 million for long-awaited bypass project

$9.5 million for long-awaited bypass project

IT MAY not be a "magic bullet”, but this major project will make a big difference to the town.

Fireworks injury: Woman hurt at Lismore carols

premium_icon Fireworks injury: Woman hurt at Lismore carols

A CHUNK of exploding firework injured a woman and now investigations are under way after the incident on Sunday night.

Boy charged after throwing 12kg rock

Boy charged after throwing 12kg rock

A 11-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged with reckless conduct endangering life after he threw a 12kg rock from an highway overpass that smashed an oncoming truck.

$34.9B worth of coal exported from Qld in October

premium_icon $34.9B worth of coal exported from Qld in October

Queensland exports $34.9 billion in coal this month with more growth predicted for the industry.

Plans for sand quarry revealed

premium_icon Plans for sand quarry revealed

A QUARRIED area along the Kolan River could soon be re-established.

Australia’s most iconic kangaroo dies

Australia’s most iconic kangaroo dies

A beloved Aussie kangaroo whose ripped physique and don’t-mess-with-me antics have made global headlines has died.

No case against Games ‘people smuggler’

premium_icon No case against Games ‘people smuggler’

FEDERAL police have dropped all of the people smuggling charges against a former Indian journalist who travelled to Brisbane in March for the Commonwealth Games.

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