Queensland News

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Woman's serious facial injuries after horse kick

premium_icon Woman's serious facial injuries after horse kick

Third serious incident CQ Rescue has attended involving animals this month

Breaking: Man suffers drug overdose at Correctional Centre

premium_icon Breaking: Man suffers drug overdose at Correctional Centre

A QAS crew is attending Capricorn Correctional Centre.

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

A heavily tattooed Brisbane woman claims inhaling whipped cream chargers filled with nitrous oxide left her “paralysed from the waist down”.

Police watch “burnt out” chef deal meth

premium_icon Police watch “burnt out” chef deal meth

A “burnt out” chef told a court he wasn’t a drug dealer after police officers watched him deal methamphetamine.

Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

premium_icon Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

In what’s being touted as the biggest year of roads spending in the state’s history, $23 billion is being spent on upgrades. SEE THE FULL LIST OF ROADS

WATCH: Keeping tabs on ‘Amy’ the tiger shark at Lady Elliot

premium_icon WATCH: Keeping tabs on ‘Amy’ the tiger shark at Lady Elliot

WHAT’S 3.5m long, more than 250kg and is being tracked off the coast of Lady Elliot Island?

Thieves steal military badges, jewellery and underwear

premium_icon Thieves steal military badges, jewellery and underwear

THE Holden used in an attempted armed robbery on Wednesday is believed to have also served as the getaway vehicle in a brazen daylight burglary.

Council ‘sent security officers with guard dogs’

premium_icon Council ‘sent security officers with guard dogs’

The founder of a charity protesting against GCCC this afternoon says she is “disgusted” by council actions. But they say the situation has been misrepresented.

Children nearby as man brutally bashed by four others

premium_icon Children nearby as man brutally bashed by four others

In full view of playing children and families, a man has been brutally set upon by four others and bashed in prominent Sunshine Coast carpark.

Daughter’s selfie sticks among mayoral purchases

premium_icon Daughter’s selfie sticks among mayoral purchases

Thousands of dollars’ worth of “questionable” purchases by Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate using ratepayer funds have been uncovered in a probe by the CCC.

Teen critical in minibus crash

premium_icon Teen critical in minibus crash

A teenage boy has been seriously injured after a severe crash this afternoon. Critical care paramedics are on scene.

Family mourns death of beloved ‘mate’ killed in hit and run

premium_icon Family mourns death of beloved ‘mate’ killed in hit and run

A Glenwood family are mourning the loss of their dog who was killed in a hit and run last week.

Dad pleads guilty to drug-driving with kids

premium_icon Dad pleads guilty to drug-driving with kids

A drug-driving dad of four has been banned from the roads. He admitted to ‘smoking a cone’ hours before driving with his kids.

QLD students targeted in $1.5m scam

premium_icon QLD students targeted in $1.5m scam

Students on the Gold Coast have been targeted as part of an elaborate scam which has left victims more than $1.5 million out of pocket.

Search widens for couple missing after crash

premium_icon Search widens for couple missing after crash

A search continues today for the bodies of a man and woman killed in a plane crash in Moreton Bay on Wednesday afternoon.

Overnight falls, more rain on the way for southwest

premium_icon Overnight falls, more rain on the way for southwest

Bring out your ‘brolly, because more rain is forecast for parts of the southwest.

Towns named and shamed for $1.7m rate debt

premium_icon Towns named and shamed for $1.7m rate debt

North Burnett Regional Council names the towns owing the most on their rates bill, saying ratepayers are using council ‘as their bank’.

Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

premium_icon Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

NAMED: A Blackbutt grandmother appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Drunk man tells police to f**k off near school

premium_icon Drunk man tells police to f**k off near school

A Monto man hurled abuse while doing burnouts during after school pick-up

Brisbane uni called in to fight deadly virus

premium_icon Brisbane uni called in to fight deadly virus

A Brisbane uni has been asked to use rapid response technology to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus outbreak that has put eight Chinese cities in lockdown

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