Queensland News

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

THE young mother of a baby who washed up on a Gold Coast beach after dying in NSW has been charged with failing to protect her child from danger.

LOVE STORY: 'I'm going to marry you one day'

LOVE STORY: 'I'm going to marry you one day'

Couple's endless love strong as ever after 50 years.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

QUEENSLANDERS should brace themselves for a weekend of soaking, potentially dangerous weather

Wed 12 Dec 2018

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

The convergence of a ‘zombie’ cyclone and a low-pressure system will result in eastern Australia’s biggest weather event since March.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

NORTHERN Star photographer Marc Stapelberg has been honoured in an international award competition for this impressive image.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

A letter written 101 years ago brought their stories together. Unbeknownst to them, they lived only a drive away from one another.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Arrest after two slain at caravan park

Arrest after two slain at caravan park

Police have arrested a man and seized a weapon after a man and a woman in their 60s were slain at a Queensland caravan park.

Brave girl completes chemo before Christmas

Brave girl completes chemo before Christmas

Christmas has come early for a little girl who bravely endured four rounds of chemotherapy in her battle against leukaemia.

CCTV captures battle between dog and eastern brown snake

CCTV captures battle between dog and eastern brown snake

A NORTH Burnett pup has taken on an eastern brown snake and come out top dog.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

A wardrobe recipe for summer, holidays and parties

A wardrobe recipe for summer, holidays and parties

Emma has some great and simple fashion tips for you to smash it this summer

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Turnbull slams ‘idiocy’ of his party

Turnbull slams ‘idiocy’ of his party

MALCOLM Turnbull says a significant number of coalition MPs don’t believe in climate change as he condemns the ‘idiocy’ that saw his energy policy dumped.

Parliament ear-ring side seats in Adani stoush

Parliament ear-ring side seats in Adani stoush

LNP Senator Ian Macdonald wears giant pro-Adani earring in parliament.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Rescue chopper captures bird's eye view of Eungella fires

Rescue chopper captures bird's eye view of Eungella fires

AERIAL photos over the town of Eungella, captured during an RACQ CQ Rescue evacuation, have provided a bird's eye of view of fires raging near the town.

First Qld cyclone ‘possible’ next week

First Qld cyclone ‘possible’ next week

While half of Queensland is on fire and flooding rain drenches parts of New South Wales, another threat is looming: the first potential cyclone of the season.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Fire shuts down towns, schools, rail and roads across Qld

Fire shuts down towns, schools, rail and roads across Qld

THOUSANDS of Queensland residents have been told not to pack, “just go”, as the path of a fast-moving fire and “catastrophic” conditions hits towns.

Southeast braces for a scorcher of its own

Southeast braces for a scorcher of its own

As scorching conditions persist in fire-ravaged regional Queensland, not even the southeast will be spared this weekend.

Wed 28 Nov 2018

WEATHER CHAOS: SES volunteer dies on duty

WEATHER CHAOS: SES volunteer dies on duty

AN SES volunteer has died after he collapsed on duty while helping in today's storm response.

Fears for 50: People will burn to death if they don't go

Fears for 50: People will burn to death if they don't go

AUTHORITIES fear people will burn to death if they don't move now as a fire the likes never seen before in Queensland rages through the Deepwater National Park.

'I was almost 65, I was contemplating if I needed to go'

'I was almost 65, I was contemplating if I needed to go'

BUT it was lucky this former Southern Downs resident did go to her routine test, because it ended up saving her life.

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