Queensland News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Mum's warning after son burned by hot water bottle

premium_icon Mum's warning after son burned by hot water bottle

A SUNSHINE Coast mum has issued a warning to other parents after her four-year-old son suffered serious burns from an out-of-date hot water bottle.

'Wrong, unjust, livid': What councillors told Hinchliffe

premium_icon 'Wrong, unjust, livid': What councillors told Hinchliffe

Here's what each Ipswich councillor said when they provided a response to the State Government's second show-cause notice.

No winners as women's pokies night ends in all out brawl

premium_icon No winners as women's pokies night ends in all out brawl

A JACKPOT misfired with no winners when a mum's fun night out on the pokies with her two daughters erupted into mayhem.

Two taken to hospital after overnight crash

Two taken to hospital after overnight crash

ONE woman had to be extracted from a vehicle after a crash in Dalby.

Man crushed under 450kg bales of hay: Lives to tell tale

premium_icon Man crushed under 450kg bales of hay: Lives to tell tale

A FARM worker who survived almost one tonne of hay bales falling on him is using his experience to advocate for safer workplaces.

Want to close a road in Toowoomba? That'll be $770

premium_icon Want to close a road in Toowoomba? That'll be $770

RESIDENTS who apply to have a state road closed will now pay nearly $800 to the Toowoomba Regional Council as a part of a massive statewide overhaul.

LNP candidate ‘unfit for election’

premium_icon LNP candidate ‘unfit for election’

A QUEENSLAND recipient of Australia’s military medal for overseas peacekeeping service has weighed in to the claims about service medals.

Crocs now too close for comfort

premium_icon Crocs now too close for comfort

THE State Government’s response to Queensland’s crocodile population is a non-alarmist “move along, nothing to see here”.

Release of report on Tobruk sinking imminent

premium_icon Release of report on Tobruk sinking imminent

A report will be submitted to the Queensland Government in a matter of days following a post-scuttling dive survey completed on the ex-HMAS Tobruk

‘It's robbed me, I’ve lost me’: mum after daughter’s rape

premium_icon ‘It's robbed me, I’ve lost me’: mum after daughter’s rape

MANY people are still grieiving and healing after the rape of a disabled girl by a FSG carer in 2013. Her brave mum tells their story for the first time.

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

$50m cancer trial to offer personalised drugs

ALMOST 600 Queenslanders will have their cancer’s DNA tested to identify the drugs that will keep them alive for longer under a world-leading trial.

Headless body murder accused: I'm no 'gold digger'

premium_icon Headless body murder accused: I'm no 'gold digger'

Why murder-accused told cops she spent dead, dismembered partner's money

Rail funding puts Adani mine on track

premium_icon Rail funding puts Adani mine on track

ADANI has cleared the final hurdle for its controversial mega coalmine in Queensland, with funding secured for a vital rail link.

Toll drop: ‘We are not in a position to do that’

premium_icon Toll drop: ‘We are not in a position to do that’

SOUTHEAST Queensland’s toll road operator has ruled out reducing tolls to help ease congestion, likening its current position to maintaining a home loan.

FSG employee raped disabled girl

premium_icon FSG employee raped disabled girl

EXPLOSIVE court documents have shown an FSG employee was jailed in September 2015 for raping an intellectually disabled girl in her 20s inside an FSG house.

'Costco effect' already making impact on fuel prices

'Costco effect' already making impact on fuel prices

Fuel prices in Ipswich are dropping ahead of Costco opening in November

Tiffany donates $1.4m to save our reef

premium_icon Tiffany donates $1.4m to save our reef

Jewellery giant Tiffany & Co. is the latest corporate philanthropist to gift million dollar sums to help preserve the jewel that is the Great Barrier Reef.

'A game-changer': Councillors say poll result shows support

premium_icon 'A game-changer': Councillors say poll result shows support

Last week the same poll revealed almost half of the community supported the minister's decision to stand down the council and appoint an administrator.

Jeffrey’s last words: ‘Curiosity killed the cat’

premium_icon Jeffrey’s last words: ‘Curiosity killed the cat’

A YOUNG scientist found dead from a shotgun wound had just over an hour earlier made a chilling call, blurting out “I have found something … I have to go …”.

New breed of coral may save the Reef

premium_icon New breed of coral may save the Reef

Scientists are investigating ways to push the fast-forward button on the evolution of corals on the Great Barrier Reef as part of a suite of radical ideas.

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