Queensland News

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Man spent $5000 on food and clothes with stolen card: police

premium_icon Man spent $5000 on food and clothes with stolen card: police

A GLADSTONE man has been charged with more than 50 offences after a crime spree involving several stolen credit cards, break and enters and fraud.

Expert advice on avoiding a school laptop overspend

premium_icon Expert advice on avoiding a school laptop overspend

Our in-house computer expert discusses back to school laptops in his latest column. Here's how to avoid paying for more than what you need.

Man injured in Clermont workplace incident

premium_icon Man injured in Clermont workplace incident

Paramedics were called to a business after reports a man was injured by a falling piece of machinery

Aus doing ‘too much’ to combat climate change: Christensen

premium_icon Aus doing ‘too much’ to combat climate change: Christensen

Dawson MP’s biggest concern is fuel load management

Suspected spinal injuries in sport tournament terror

premium_icon Suspected spinal injuries in sport tournament terror

Paramedics were called to a popular sport tournament this morning where a woman injured her back.

Climate doubters warned to toe the line

premium_icon Climate doubters warned to toe the line

Senior members of the PM’s staff have warned climate doubters within the federal government to toe the line as evidence emerges of Scomo’s early call for action

In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes

premium_icon In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes

BIG READ: Why volunteer firefighters like Mette Davis join the service and never look back

‘She’s a gift’: Footy star’s touching bond with miracle girl

premium_icon ‘She’s a gift’: Footy star’s touching bond with miracle girl

The Sunshine Coast girl has defied the odds of her diagnosis, and drawn the attention of famous company in the process.

Breastfeeding driver sparks furious debate

Breastfeeding driver sparks furious debate

When a mum posted footage of herself breastfeeding while stuck in a traffic jam to Instagram, the clip quickly captured a lot of attention.

Elton’s emotional Queensland gig

premium_icon Elton’s emotional Queensland gig

Fans cried, laughed, smiled, danced and hugged each other tightly as they soaked in a communal dose of nostalgia as Sir Elton John rocked Sirromet.

‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

premium_icon ‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

Australia will hire international celebrities and reality TV stars to promote fire-affected communities and reboot the damaged tourism industry.

Tragic end in search for missing woman

premium_icon Tragic end in search for missing woman

Over 100 people had been involved in the wide scale search.

EXCLUSIVE: RSL sub-branch boss accused of attack on vet

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: RSL sub-branch boss accused of attack on vet

The president of the Maryborough RSL sub-branch is due in court next month following an alleged assault on Remembrance Day.

Young woman struck by lightning

premium_icon Young woman struck by lightning

A young woman is in hospital after she was hit by lighting while at work in Brisbane’s east early this morning.

Lucky escape as car floats downstream in flooded creek

premium_icon Lucky escape as car floats downstream in flooded creek

TWO people and at least one dog have avoided a scary situation after their car was washed 100m down a flooded creek west of Toowoomba.

Big drench is muddy awesome

premium_icon Big drench is muddy awesome

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience. Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

How ‘draining’ break up changed Mitch Larkin

premium_icon How ‘draining’ break up changed Mitch Larkin

It’s no secret the last two years have been a rocky ride for swimming champ Mitch Larkin following a messy split with fellow swimmer Emily Seebohm.

Cow causes serious highway crash

premium_icon Cow causes serious highway crash

A woman has been injured when her car collided with a cow in Gympie’s western region.

Teen escapes car wreck after ploughing into pole

premium_icon Teen escapes car wreck after ploughing into pole

Paramedics were called to the crash about 9.20am to reports a teen crashed his car into a pole.

'Too dangerous': Massive blaze torches classic home

premium_icon 'Too dangerous': Massive blaze torches classic home

Firefighters were forced to use chainsaws to cut the walls of a classic home as it was razed by fire overnight in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

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