Queensland News

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Ridgeway: ‘If I had planned it, I would have more gas’

premium_icon Ridgeway: ‘If I had planned it, I would have more gas’

A MAN accused of attempting to murder his wife by gassing her in her caravan has denied concocting a story about using a hose to drain water from the van.

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service crews are on route to a caravan rollover on the Bruce Highway at Bells Creek.

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

FRIENDS of the Biloela family who lost their deportation appeal today are holding on to hope for an intervention to allow them to stay in Australia.

Developer charged with $5 million fraud

Developer charged with $5 million fraud

THE State Crime Command’s Financial and Cyber Crime Group have charged a 44-year-old Brisbane man after a protracted investigation into a $5 million investment...

Ride operator 'noticed problems' morning of tragedy

premium_icon Ride operator 'noticed problems' morning of tragedy

THE ride operator who started the Thunder River Rapids Ride the morning of the Dreamworld disaster said he noticed problems.

Trial date set for teen abduction, sex abuse case

premium_icon Trial date set for teen abduction, sex abuse case

A trial date has been set for a well-known Coast real estate agent who will contest child abuse and abduction charges.

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

LATEST: The driver of a car involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway near Dalby remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Why man bought tram on Gumtree for his backyard

premium_icon Why man bought tram on Gumtree for his backyard

WHEN Marty Dallafiore moved from Box Hill he wanted something to remind him of home. Nothing could be more Melbourne than what he did next.

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

THE Queensland Government is urging community groups to help build the state into an age-friendly community.

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

SHOCKING new figures paint a damning picture of the Territory’s child abuse problem, with an average of close to one child a week falling victim to sexual harm

Man behind 'Headless Chook' arrested on the Gold Coast

premium_icon Man behind 'Headless Chook' arrested on the Gold Coast

Terrence Knowles will face Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Thursday

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

A QUEENSLAND doctor helped identify a new genetic disorder which is so rare it has only been found in three children worldwide, including Queensland siblings.

Long wait for the people of Ipswich

premium_icon Long wait for the people of Ipswich

IT’S been just over a year since former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale stunned Queensland by announcing his resignation.

Owner lets dog suffer as tumour rots from the inside out

premium_icon Owner lets dog suffer as tumour rots from the inside out

A 16-YEAR-old dog has been euthanised after his owner allowed a necrotic tumour on his back to grow for up to six months, causing infection and extreme pain.

Magistrate’s husband ‘was the aggressor’

premium_icon Magistrate’s husband ‘was the aggressor’

THE husband of a Toowoomba Magistrate thought he was “above the law” and believed his female neighbour “deserved a beating”, a court has heard.

Man who 'found God' busted for smuggling drugs into prison

premium_icon Man who 'found God' busted for smuggling drugs into prison

He found God while in prison for attempted murder, cleaned up but returned to the drug scene after being unemployed for a year

Moment Dreamworld workers realised horror

Moment Dreamworld workers realised horror

WHEN Courtney Williams thought the doomed Dreamworld ride had malfunctioned she looked at her supervisor. Then she saw his face drop.

Man accused of dragging his girlfriend by hair along road

premium_icon Man accused of dragging his girlfriend by hair along road

THE 28-year-old fled to Queensland and spent 18 months on the run. But this week a Lismore court heard he has tried to turn his life around.

Corruption watchdog called in ahead of Sekisui vote

premium_icon Corruption watchdog called in ahead of Sekisui vote

Opponents of the Sekisui House Yaroomba Beach development application are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to stop the billion-dollar development.

Archbishop against laws to report sex abuse confessions

premium_icon Archbishop against laws to report sex abuse confessions

QUEENSLAND’S leading Catholic Prelate Mark Coleridge remains firm in his objection to new moves to compel priests to report any paedophile.

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