Queensland News

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Teen charged over random schoolgirl slashing

Teen charged over random schoolgirl slashing

A teenage boy has been charged with slashing a young girl’s face 20 times in a random attack while she was walking to school.

Cyclist hit by car in Noosaville, rushed to hospital

Cyclist hit by car in Noosaville, rushed to hospital

A cyclist has been transported to hospital after being hit by a car in Noosaville this morning.

Alleged sex assault at medical facility

Alleged sex assault at medical facility

A MAN has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman at a medical facility on Brisbane’s northside.

Young woman critical after car rolls down highway embankment

Young woman critical after car rolls down highway embankment

CREWS said it was a tough task getting the woman in her 20s free from the car after the crash around midnight.

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

WHAT started out as a straightforward operation went from “zero to 100”, according to one witness.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

E.coli detected in water supply

E.coli detected in water supply

A THOUSAND homes in southeast Queensland have been advised to boil their drinking water following the detection of E.coli in the local water supply.

Shock snake find in woman’s toilet

Shock snake find in woman’s toilet

WHEN Dianne Gray heard phantom flushing noises from the toilet in her Gordonvale home, she went to investigate.

Cops fine hundreds of cyclists for 'unusual' offence

Cops fine hundreds of cyclists for 'unusual' offence

QUEENSLAND Police have issued hundreds of fines to cyclists for talking on their phone while riding their bicycle over the past four years.

WATCH: Man rescued after two hours in ocean

WATCH: Man rescued after two hours in ocean

A 29-year-old man has been rescued after two hours floating in the ocean when his kayak capsized off the coast of Fraser Island

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

City boss takes razor to Ipswich councillors' committees

Research found Ipswich had more committees than any other local government area, with some councils even ditching the committee structure.

Highway to be closed for several hours after truck fire

Highway to be closed for several hours after truck fire

UPDATE: Diversions in place for light vehicles.

Man pleads guilty to abusing his mum

Man pleads guilty to abusing his mum

He was told breaking things would not solve any problems.

Major clean-up under way after molasses tanker rollover

Major clean-up under way after molasses tanker rollover

A CLEAN-UP operation is under way after a molasses tanker rolled and closed a road early this morning.

Tasty treat lures baby pig back to Cairns family

Tasty treat lures baby pig back to Cairns family

SHEILA the pig has a curly tale to tell after running away from her family and being lured back 10 days later with a tasty treat.

Woman fined hundreds after intersection crash

Woman fined hundreds after intersection crash

A 72-YEAR-OLD woman collided with a trailer outside Warwick.

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

'Incredible life story' captured by talented photographer

A STUNNING portrait of a local identity has received an honourable mention in an international award competition.

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

I need a reasonable explanation that can help me understand how a percentage of the population who care about their health and fitness can be widely condemned.

Plane lands in Queensland without front wheels

Plane lands in Queensland without front wheels

EMERGENCY services have been called to Townsville Airport after reports an aircraft is attempting to land without its front landing gear.

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Too little too late: Coolabunia farmer believes supermarket drought relief milk doesn't cut it.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Abortion legalised in Queensland

Abortion legalised in Queensland

A CENTURY-OLD law that criminalised pregnancy termination in Queensland has been overturned, making abortion legal across the state.

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