Off Beat News

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Half-arsed bog roll a bit on the nose

Half-arsed bog roll a bit on the nose

A DARWIN man has nearly been caught short after finding his toilet roll had been cut in half

Extraordinary near miss for child 'run over' by vehicle

Extraordinary near miss for child 'run over' by vehicle

Close calls don't get much closer than this.

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

Toowoomba man who took a punt as to which toilet to use in the Turf Club's members bar sadly lost the bet.

I’m the angry note lady

I’m the angry note lady

KRISTEN Henry has had enough. People in her apartment building are leaving too much (literal) rubbish in the hallway.

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

STUDENTS from a Toowoomba Anglican school have traded their books and pens for hammers and nails to help a charity.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Camper snaps proof of chunky croc

premium_icon Camper snaps proof of chunky croc

IT’S not just the fish that are growing fat in Lake Tinaroo — the crocs are, too.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Croc found dead in Townsville CBD

Croc found dead in Townsville CBD

WHEN you think of Townsville’s CBD crocodiles are probably the last thing on your mind.

Holy Cow! Look what's cruising around our marina

Holy Cow! Look what's cruising around our marina

GLADSTONE marina got a bit of character when 50-foot Beneteau cruising yacht Holy Cow! mooved in for the weekend.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Real reason ‘Baby on Board’ signs exist

Real reason ‘Baby on Board’ signs exist

THE story goes that the yellow signs were invented to alert emergency services that a baby was present in the case of a car crash.

WATCH: Racoon breaks internet with death-defying climb

WATCH: Racoon breaks internet with death-defying climb

A DAREDEVIL raccoon has taken the internet storm after the brave mammal attempted to scale a skyscraper in the US.

Man with blow-up doll grounds flight

Man with blow-up doll grounds flight

A PASSENGER has been banned from flying with an airline for life thanks to his drunken antics with a blow-up doll on a flight to a party island.

PHOTOS: Popular fashions of the 1940s

premium_icon PHOTOS: Popular fashions of the 1940s

FASHIONS come and go but style lasts forever.

Couple kicked out of Uber for kissing

Couple kicked out of Uber for kissing

THIS couple shared an innocent peck in the back seat of an Uber. Within minutes, they were left stranded on the side of the road.

Drive to funeral a real heart stopper

premium_icon Drive to funeral a real heart stopper

QAS paramedics Kaylah Bull and Andres Schefer were settling in for a routine shift last month when their first case of the day was called through.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Nostalgic Vegemite dish leads way at cafe

premium_icon Nostalgic Vegemite dish leads way at cafe

WOULD you pay $13 for Vegemite soldiers and a runny egg? Plenty of customers at a Cairns cafe certainly do, where the dish is one of their most popular items.

Mysterious ‘big cat’ caught on film

Mysterious ‘big cat’ caught on film

FOR years there have been reports of a black panther in the Blue Mountains. But one resident now says he has caught the big cat on film.

Skinny dipping women break world record

Skinny dipping women break world record

THE world’s largest skinny dip has taken place with more than 2,500 women stripping off to break the Guinness world record in the Republic of Ireland.

Less poo but still lots to do in Bell Street

Less poo but still lots to do in Bell Street

Not much has changed since The QT broke the story about people using Bell St as a toilet.

Millionaire left lotto ticket on fridge

Millionaire left lotto ticket on fridge

A KATHERINE man won a fortune five weeks ago, but hadn’t got around to checking the ticket he’d stuck on his fridge door.

Urinator caught with pants down tells police to 'prove it'

premium_icon Urinator caught with pants down tells police to 'prove it'

THE Toowoomba man fronted court where it was revealed he taunted an officer by waving his undies in his face.

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