Queensland News

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘Within a blink of an eye, our entire lives changed’

premium_icon ‘Within a blink of an eye, our entire lives changed’

The partner of a 23-year-old man killed when his car hit a power pole early this morning has shared a heartbreaking tribute to her “superhero”.

UPDATE: Man struck by 500kg object at Rocky worksite

premium_icon UPDATE: Man struck by 500kg object at Rocky worksite

Mines Insectorates are on site after a man was taken Rockhampton Hospital with "spinal precautions" following a work accident.

New revelation in Tim Pullen case

premium_icon New revelation in Tim Pullen case

The family of a Mackay man brutally killed and dumped in bushland has been dealt another devastating blow.

Grainger in court accused of bashing teacher with golf club

premium_icon Grainger in court accused of bashing teacher with golf club

A couple charged with tying a private school teacher to a chair before he was fatally struck by a truck claims he came to their property armed, a court heard.

Hammer attacker appeals conviction

premium_icon Hammer attacker appeals conviction

A Rockhampton man jailed over a drug-fuelled hammer attack which left a woman with a broken skull has appealed his conviction.

WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

premium_icon WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

A snake catcher has warned of the dangers of letting cats outside after footage shows him catching a massive python who feasted on a family pet.

Neighbours shaken by death of ‘kind man’ in unit fire

premium_icon Neighbours shaken by death of ‘kind man’ in unit fire

Neighbours are in shock to learn a man’s dead body was found at the scene of a huge unit fire overnight.

Miracle in face of flood as missing student found alive

premium_icon Miracle in face of flood as missing student found alive

A Chinese student who went missing last week as flooding smashed into the Gold Coast has been found alive, despite spending five nights in the elements.

SICKENING VIDEO: Gang brutally head-stomps young woman

premium_icon SICKENING VIDEO: Gang brutally head-stomps young woman

Chilling footage has emerged of a gang of Cairns youths bashing, head-stomping and robbing a young woman while she screams in pain and fear.

Tradie’s brave attempts to stop carjacking backfire

premium_icon Tradie’s brave attempts to stop carjacking backfire

A Townsville tradie’s attempts to stop a group of juveniles in a suspected stolen car have backfired after he was charged with dangerous driving.

‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

premium_icon ‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

“This is not fair.” A renewed push will be made this week to have controversial $667 parking fines levied on Sunshine Coast holiday makers thrown out.

VIDEO: Charred remains of home destroyed in mystery fire

premium_icon VIDEO: Charred remains of home destroyed in mystery fire

Authorities declare house fire a crime scene as investigations continue.

‘She’s my world’: Husband remembers fun, outgoing wife

premium_icon ‘She’s my world’: Husband remembers fun, outgoing wife

A GRIEVING Hay Point father has paid tribute to his "fun, outgoing" wife of 10 years who died in Friday's horrific crash at Alligator Creek.

Experts warn to brace for week of wet, wild weather

premium_icon Experts warn to brace for week of wet, wild weather

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast another week of wet weather on the Sunshine Coast, with storms and heavy rain to end the week.

Tradie, daughter caught up in teen carjacking spree

premium_icon Tradie, daughter caught up in teen carjacking spree

A Townsville tradie has described the moment a carload of teenagers in a police officer’s stolen car tried to carjack him and his 15-year-old daughter at knifepoint.

Christensen arrives in UK to visit ‘tortured’ Assange

premium_icon Christensen arrives in UK to visit ‘tortured’ Assange

North Queensland MP George Christensen has arrived in London, preparing to visit WikiLeaks founder and ex Townsville resident Julian Assange, reportedly the subject of...

Man found dead after unit fire

premium_icon Man found dead after unit fire

A man has tragically been found dead inside a unit engulfed by fire. A crime scene has been set up as police work to identify the body.

Jellyfish ‘melting’ on beach due to heatwave

premium_icon Jellyfish ‘melting’ on beach due to heatwave

Massive jellyfish have been washing up on a Far Northern beach, with a resident likening the sight to enormous puddles of melted ice cream.

Worker to sue banana farm after crushing injury

premium_icon Worker to sue banana farm after crushing injury

He came to the Far North to save some money and continue his carefree travelling life but a Sydney man claims a mistake by a colleague has ruined his life.

Heavier showers are forecast for next weekend in CQ

premium_icon Heavier showers are forecast for next weekend in CQ

Temperatures are also expected to remain quite high throughout the region.

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