Queensland News

Thu 20 Sep 2018

BRUMBY CULL: Curtis Islanders move to take action

premium_icon BRUMBY CULL: Curtis Islanders move to take action

The island's wild horses were shot from a helicopter by QPWS officers last month.

Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

premium_icon Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

WHILE Queensland farmers are a hardy lot, the recent spate of incidents is pushing many to the wall.

Camper missing in croc country

Camper missing in croc country

A HELICOPTER has been brought in to help in the search for a man who disappeared while camping.

$400m solution to waste and energy needs

premium_icon $400m solution to waste and energy needs

A NEW $400 million power plant, fuelled solely by landfill, that could generate enough electricity to power up to 50,000 homes will be built in a southeast...

WICET CRISIS: Court tosses coal terminal a new lifeline

premium_icon WICET CRISIS: Court tosses coal terminal a new lifeline

THE owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal have received an eight-year respite on debt repayments, which some feared would lead to the facility's demise.

Human face of our alarming truck toll

premium_icon Human face of our alarming truck toll

A CYCLIST and devoted husband and father is one of the latest tragic victims as the number of fatal accidents involving heavy vehicles doubles in Queensland.

Banned fisherman resorts to scales of justice

premium_icon Banned fisherman resorts to scales of justice

A SPORTS fisherman is suing a tournament organiser after being slapped with a two-year ban for alleged unprofessional behaviour at an event.

Terror-linked charity on health payroll

premium_icon Terror-linked charity on health payroll

QUEENSLAND’S 87,000 health employees can have money from their salaries automatically deducted and donated to a Labor-aligned charity with terror links.

Police hunt juveniles for home invasion

Police hunt juveniles for home invasion

The group, comprising about eight boys and girls, allegedly threatened a woman with a knife before stealing her cash and car.

Woman threatened with scissors in evening carjacking

Woman threatened with scissors in evening carjacking

The woman initially tried to walk away from the man until he threatened her with scissors.

Rogue cop demoted again — six years after offence

premium_icon Rogue cop demoted again — six years after offence

A police officer has been demoted a second time, six years after he took home a mobile phone from an investigation and then visited women linked to the device.

'Destroyed' ex-councillor attacks forces involved in sacking

premium_icon 'Destroyed' ex-councillor attacks forces involved in sacking

Four weeks after special legislation removed him and 10 colleagues, the councillor has been left 'humiliated' by the dismissal.

Quick spin to dry off new wheels lands learner in court

premium_icon Quick spin to dry off new wheels lands learner in court

EXCITED about her new car a young woman decided to give it a wash.

Council of Mayors off to Canberra without Ipswich rep

premium_icon Council of Mayors off to Canberra without Ipswich rep

IPSWICH is missing from the Council of Mayors' latest journey to Canberra for meetings with Commonwealth leaders.

Missing tyre, rim grinding on road fail to stop groggy girl

premium_icon Missing tyre, rim grinding on road fail to stop groggy girl

EVEN a missing tyre couldn't stop Elizabeth Nuss as she weaved down the Centenary Highway in her mum's car at midnight.

Rapper shows human side of hip-hop

premium_icon Rapper shows human side of hip-hop

WE tend to believe rap/urban music allows for toxic masculinity to proliferate, but Australian rapper 360 shows human fragility is key to creativity.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Has Rocky Zoo's missing croc been found?

premium_icon Has Rocky Zoo's missing croc been found?

Speculation mounts over Mount Morgan croc's identity

Linc stink: Court ruling sparks 'grave concern'

premium_icon Linc stink: Court ruling sparks 'grave concern'

Highest court refuses bid to make Linc's liquidators pay for Chinchilla mess

'Why don't you headbutt me?': Man fined for nightclub attack

premium_icon 'Why don't you headbutt me?': Man fined for nightclub attack

The 26-year-old man pleaded guilty to common assault at Gladstone District Court.

JT recalls most memorable on-field moment

premium_icon JT recalls most memorable on-field moment

'To be a part of it was massive and no one can take that away'

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