Queensland News

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Clean-up begins in Townsville as regions now on alert

Clean-up begins in Townsville as regions now on alert

THREE people including a young girl have had a lucky escape after their vehicle overturned in floodwaters. It comes as new warnings have been issued and Townsville...

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Hero boaties save stranded residents and pets

Hero boaties save stranded residents and pets

Dozens of people braved the deluge on their private boats as they searched for stranded residents and their pets to ferry them to safety

Men feared drowned in floodwater

Men feared drowned in floodwater

Two men are feared to have been washed away by floodwaters after fleeing the scene of an alleged looting in Townsville.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Townsville flood victims eligible for $1000 in Commonwealth relief

Townsville flood victims eligible for $1000 in Commonwealth...

Townsville residents will today wake to a devastating flood unlike anything the city has ever faced, but assistance is on the way.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

VIDEO: Inside Brisbane Airport's bomb threat lockdown

VIDEO: Inside Brisbane Airport's bomb threat lockdown

UPDATE: Police have shot a man after a bomb threat incident at Brisbane Airport.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Exclusion zone set up as floodwaters rise

Exclusion zone set up as floodwaters rise

AN exclusion zone has been declared in the Bluewater area due to extensive flooding.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

'Old man' of Gayndah Fire Brigade wins Australia Day OAM

'Old man' of Gayndah Fire Brigade wins Australia Day OAM

CJ 'John' Mellor, whose family name adorns the facade of heritage-listed Mellor's Drapery in Gayndah, served 46 years in fire auxiliary.

'Disaster': Another mass fish kill under investigation

'Disaster': Another mass fish kill under investigation

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is investigating another reported mass fish kill at Menindee in far western NSW.

What’s missed from Australia Day protests

What’s missed from Australia Day protests

INVASION Day rallies drew tens of thousands of people across Australia on Saturday. But there is one key point missed from the debate.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

‘Yowie’ attacks Queensland driver

‘Yowie’ attacks Queensland driver

A Queensland man has sketched the terrifying creature that confronted him on a secluded road, claiming it was an elusive ‘yowie’.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Terrifying toilet snake bites Qld woman’s bum

Terrifying toilet snake bites Qld woman’s bum

It was a quiet afternoon in Brisbane when Helen Richards quickly nipped to the toilet, but she felt something horrifying when she sat down.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Classic Aussie chocolate bar is back after campaign

Classic Aussie chocolate bar is back after campaign

PEOPLE are losing it after find out a family-owned company is bringing back a much-loved Aussie chocolate.

Lanes re-opened after man dies on Qld motorway

Lanes re-opened after man dies on Qld motorway

A MAN has been killed on the Pacific Motorway, causing morning mayhem.

HEATWAVE: The parts of Australia hitting 45C today

HEATWAVE: The parts of Australia hitting 45C today

A SCORCHING day across two states could see the mercury reach ridiculous heights, turning forecast maps a scary purple colour.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

SIR David Attenborough has issued a dark warning about the “wholesale” destruction of our planet if world leaders don’t act to protect precious ecosystems.

Loving couple die three days apart

Loving couple die three days apart

On hearing of her husband's passing, the sparkle in 91-year-old Marion's eye diminished and she started the journey to be with her husband.

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

BOB Katter has put his foot in it again by calling homosexuality a 'fashion statement' while on a regional Queensland campaign stop.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Boy in hospital after dingo attack

Boy in hospital after dingo attack

A six-year-old has been flown to hospital after being bitten by a dingo on his leg while exploring a sand dune on Fraser Island.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Disturbing reality of horror heatwave

Disturbing reality of horror heatwave

DESPITE record-breaking temperatures across the country, the majority of Australians are taking a dangerous risk by refusing to do this one simple thing.

'Marie Kondo ruined my home'

'Marie Kondo ruined my home'

"It’s a big call to go up against the undisputed monarch of organisation, but there, I’ve said it."

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