Queensland News

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Tourist sues after losing unborn baby in tragic crash

premium_icon Tourist sues after losing unborn baby in tragic crash

A young woman critically injured in a tragic crash has launched legal action after her horror injuries forced the heartbreaking termination of her unborn baby.

Border build-up to hit businesses hard

premium_icon Border build-up to hit businesses hard

Small businesses in the Tweed and Coolangatta are bracing for another hit to trade due to border chaos, with one owner saying COVID has ‘attacked people’s common...

‘Bring snacks’: Police warn of 20km gridlock at border

premium_icon ‘Bring snacks’: Police warn of 20km gridlock at border

Police are warning motorists to be prepared for massive tailbacks at the border as changes come into effect today. Here’s the latest advice.

TRAPPED: Crash victim files $3.5m lawsuit against insurer

premium_icon TRAPPED: Crash victim files $3.5m lawsuit against insurer

The CQ man sustained many extensive injuries, including being in a wheelchair for four months

Two Victorians attempt to fly into southwest Queensland

premium_icon Two Victorians attempt to fly into southwest Queensland

CHARLEVILLE police have released details about a Victorian couple who were going to land in southwest Queensland the same day the Premier announced the ban.

‘D**k pics for you’: He cut her grass, then sent sick photos

premium_icon ‘D**k pics for you’: He cut her grass, then sent sick photos

Anthony Alan Leonow has pleaded guilty in Roma Magistrates Court to sending a photo of his genitals to a woman hours after he mowed her lawn.

Toowoomba man found with 4300 child porn images

premium_icon Toowoomba man found with 4300 child porn images

THE man was on a suspended jail sentence when he used a mobile phone to access thousands of child exploitation images.

Opposition leader questions Premier over COVID-19 pub blitz

premium_icon Opposition leader questions Premier over COVID-19 pub blitz

DEB Frecklington is angered over the $6672 fine dished out to our local pubs, blaming the Premier for allowing Brisbane protests and opening of nightclubs.

Man threatens to stab former partner in the neck with knife

premium_icon Man threatens to stab former partner in the neck with knife

He pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court to breaching a domestic violence order.

Driver claims mouth ‘contaminated’ before roadside test

premium_icon Driver claims mouth ‘contaminated’ before roadside test

A man claimed his mouth was “contaminated” with ice when his drug-affected passenger fed him chocolate Maltesers in front of police.

RACQ to give back ‘significant’ profits to policy holders

premium_icon RACQ to give back ‘significant’ profits to policy holders

RACQ have pledged to either return any significant profit they make on personal motor insurance they make as a result of reduced activity, or donate it to charity.

Rockhampton Music Union farewells gentle, gracious doyenne

premium_icon Rockhampton Music Union farewells gentle, gracious doyenne

“She had the ability to go from being leading lady, our sultry soloist, to just another member of the chorus who went almost unnoticed.”

Flights reduced to lower hotel bills

premium_icon Flights reduced to lower hotel bills

Queensland won’t have to take any extra international arrivals under Scott Morrison’s plan to ease the burden on the nation’s already stretched hotel quarantine...

The only Queenslanders still allowed to dance

premium_icon The only Queenslanders still allowed to dance

As nightclubs are warned they’ll be shut down if there’s a repeat of heaving dance floors, an official edict has outlined exactly who is exempt from Queensland’s dance...

Political battle over New Acland mine expansion heats up

premium_icon Political battle over New Acland mine expansion heats up

THE QRC has welcomed the bipartisan support from some Federal Labor MPs and the LNP for the immediate approval of the New Acland coal mine stage three expansion

MP’s plan for tougher child exploitation penalties

premium_icon MP’s plan for tougher child exploitation penalties

'It's a slap in the face every time one of these offenders gets a slap on the wrist': Former child protection detective's plan to crack down on offenders.

WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

premium_icon WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

Some 238,000 people have already filled out border passes and are poised and ready to start pouring into Queensland when we officially reopen from noon.

UPDATE: Man, 38, assaulted as he camped at Tiaro overnight

premium_icon UPDATE: Man, 38, assaulted as he camped at Tiaro overnight

A man suffered head and facial injuries stemming from the mystery late night incident.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

New border passes: Everything you need to know

premium_icon New border passes: Everything you need to know

Travellers can now apply for the new border pass that will allow them entry into Queensland from noon on Friday. This is what you need to know.

The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

premium_icon The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

Town’s ‘longest serving resident’ fears she will be forced out.

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