Queensland News

Tue 21 Jan 2020

WHERE IS AMANDA? Police need help to find missing woman

WHERE IS AMANDA? Police need help to find missing woman

Cops appeal to the public for assistance to help locate 34-year-old Amanda Wyatt who was reported missing in December.

'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

premium_icon 'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social media sensation.

New storm warning issued for southeast Queensland

New storm warning issued for southeast Queensland

Multiple fast-moving storms, including two 'very dangerous' systems, have swept across southeast Queensland leaving more than 18,000 homes without power.

‘Big W abandoned us’: Fury as stores begin closing

‘Big W abandoned us’: Fury as stores begin closing

Big W is starting to close the doors of up to 30 stores as it battles Australia’s retail woes. There are bargains to be had, indeed, but it has also angered...

Iconic retailer shuts major store

premium_icon Iconic retailer shuts major store

Having opened less than three years ago an Australian retail giant will close its first Queensland boutique store on popular high street.

Teen charged with murder of Jack Beasley granted bail

premium_icon Teen charged with murder of Jack Beasley granted bail

A 16-year-old charged with the murder of teenager Jack Beasley has been granted bail.

CCC integrity demands ‘would make politicians criminals’

premium_icon CCC integrity demands ‘would make politicians criminals’

Annastacia Palaszczuk has been called on not to cave in to demands by the state’s corruption watchdog to strengthen planned integrity laws.

Council boots workers with disabilities out of recycling hub

premium_icon Council boots workers with disabilities out of recycling hub

How could they? That’s what a recycling centre, staffed by entirely by the disabled, is asking after Council took away their storage and office space.

WATCH: Police film dramatic car chase that ends in rollover

premium_icon WATCH: Police film dramatic car chase that ends in rollover

The driver rammed a police car before fleeing through the streets of Mackay

Shoppers told to be less fussy to help farmer in drought

premium_icon Shoppers told to be less fussy to help farmer in drought

SHOPPERS have been asked to look beyond skin deep when they purchase fresh produce as the drought impacts on growing regions around the country.

On like Donkey Kong: Drug-crazed dad’s lunatic rampage

premium_icon On like Donkey Kong: Drug-crazed dad’s lunatic rampage

Drug-crazed father Daniel Grace had to be repeatedly blasted with a taser and tackled to the ground after a bizarre act with a wheelie bin.

Four rescued in less than an hour at Coast beaches

premium_icon Four rescued in less than an hour at Coast beaches

Four people have been rescued from Sunshine Coast waters in less than an hour today as lifesavers urge beachgoers to exercise extreme caution.

Builder collapse leaves shocking level of unpaid creditors

premium_icon Builder collapse leaves shocking level of unpaid creditors

A staggering number of subcontractors and other unsecured creditors have been left owed more than $3 million in the latest construction liquidation.

Ice trafficker’s lavish lifestyle ... while on benefits

premium_icon Ice trafficker’s lavish lifestyle ... while on benefits

Corey Christopher Haysom lived on unemployment benefits while peddling drugs to fund his lavish taste for luxury watches and designer handbags.

Traffic nightmare as caravan rolls on Bruce Hwy

premium_icon Traffic nightmare as caravan rolls on Bruce Hwy

HAPPENING NOW: Drivers are experiencing lengthy delays on the Bruce Highway this afternoon after a caravan rolled near a major Sunshine Coast exit.

Before and after shots of drought-stricken Moogerah Dam

premium_icon Before and after shots of drought-stricken Moogerah Dam

See the incredible pictures of how the recent downpours has brought life back to a region that almost forgot what rain was.

$35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

premium_icon $35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

Short of undergoing expensive surgery, Tammara Hawkins tells court that smoking marijuana is the only way she is able to treat pain from a workplace injury.

Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

premium_icon Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

Fruit picker Stephen Gallaway has added to his near $10,000 SPER debt, instead of opting for community service because he didn’t 'trust himself'

What sparked man’s shopping centre rampage

premium_icon What sparked man’s shopping centre rampage

A cafe owner has been sentenced after a fishing knife and a wooden club were used as a long-running feud with a fellow shopkeeper finally boiled over.

What a catch! Python wows crowd as he nabs tasty lunch

premium_icon What a catch! Python wows crowd as he nabs tasty lunch

Wow! Residents at a Coast retirement village had front row seats to an interesting show when a python devoured a goanna outside their units.

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