Queensland News

Mon 20 Aug 2018

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

THE victim of a farming accident involving a forklift was a boy not a man as first thought, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed.

Aussie ex-bikie granted refugee status

Aussie ex-bikie granted refugee status

A FORMER Bandidos bikie has reportedly been granted refugee status in Canada after threats to his life in Australia.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

Queensland records 1000 fires in first 19 days of this fire season

‘He said I’ll put a bullet right in your forehead’

‘He said I’ll put a bullet right in your forehead’

A RESIDENT says he was threatened with a handgun and knife by a man accompanied by two young children - minutes before a man was stabbed in the neck.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

VIDEO: Police rammed by stolen vehicle, injuring officers

VIDEO: Police rammed by stolen vehicle, injuring officers

POLICE vision has captured the moment a stolen car rammed a police vehicle near the Sunshine Coast overnight.

Qld home damaged in fire

Qld home damaged in fire

A Queensland home has been significantly damaged by fire.

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

A POLICE officer on a motorcycle had a lucky escape yesterday after a motorist allegedly deliberately swerved into his path at Harlaxton.

Big seas loom as wind strengthens

Big seas loom as wind strengthens

COLD start coming as surf also looks set to rise.

Nude vegan blogger denies being a ‘fake’

Nude vegan blogger denies being a ‘fake’

FAMOUS for living nude in the jungle and surviving largely on bananas, Freelee the Banana Girl hits back at critics accusing her of faking off-grid lifestyle.

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

FIRE crews are on standby as 20 blazes burn around Queensland and dry, windy conditions escalate the bushfire risk.

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

THE number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows with contaminants detected in the grounds of a primary school.

Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

THE Federal Court has ruled in favour of Indian mining giant Adani over a native title group seeking to block its Carmichael coal mine.

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Local husband wandered the house for two days wondering where his wife was, when he eventually found her, she was not happy.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos...

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

UPDATE: Fire at old Bundaberg Showgrounds

UPDATE: Fire at old Bundaberg Showgrounds

AT LEAST two Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews are at the scene of a fire at the old Bundaberg Showgrounds.

VIDEO: Rare whale species encountered off Qld coast

VIDEO: Rare whale species encountered off Qld coast

WHALE-watchers were lucky to come alongside a pod of whales playing - but one thing made the situation even luckier.

Sunshine Motorway smash sparks Bruce Hwy delays

Sunshine Motorway smash sparks Bruce Hwy delays

TWO vehicles have crashed on a major Sunshine Coast off-ramp causing Friday afternoon traffic woes for motorists.

Decision expected in Traditional Owners versus Adani case

Decision expected in Traditional Owners versus Adani case

A decision is expected to be handed down by Justice Reeves this afternoon in the Traditional Owners versus Adani case.

Childcare worker had child exploitation material

Childcare worker had child exploitation material

The 32-year-old man pleaded guilty but can still apply for a Blue Card after no conviction was recorded.

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Employing CQ locals key to sustaining mining upturn: Councillor Neil Fisher

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