Queensland News

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Midwife testifies at inquest into Gladstone baby's death

Midwife testifies at inquest into Gladstone baby's death

The inquest was told the midwife reported the ward was understaffed just days before she dropped the baby while hurrying between birthing suites.

Company buys $1.5m of property for Agnes projects

Company buys $1.5m of property for Agnes projects

THE company headed by a three-time Olympic medallist has recently purchased $1.5 million worth of property in Agnes Water to launch two residential communities.

PUB FIRE: Dalby icon goes up in flames

PUB FIRE: Dalby icon goes up in flames

INVESTIGATIONS have begun to determine what caused an iconic Dalby pub to catch fire overnight.

Pink’s hubby after Queensland run-in: ‘WTF!’

Pink’s hubby after Queensland run-in: ‘WTF!’

PINK’S husband, motocross star Carey Hart, has taken to social media after a run-in with a local at a Queensland petrol station.

Missing Toowoomba man last seen on the Sunshine Coast

Missing Toowoomba man last seen on the Sunshine Coast

Brendan Blatchly, 50, was last seen on Monday at Caloundra but has not been seen or contacted anyone since.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

UPDATE: MPs sack Ipswich council, appoint administrator

UPDATE: MPs sack Ipswich council, appoint administrator

IPSWICH City Council has been dismissed by the State Government.

Two hospitalised after Steve Irwin Way crash

Two hospitalised after Steve Irwin Way crash

TWO people have been hospitalised after a Steve Irwin Way smash which caused peak hour chaos on the busy highway.

Elderly man suffers skull fracture in beach cliff fall

Elderly man suffers skull fracture in beach cliff fall

A 74-year-old man has been transported to Brisbane after suffering severe head injuries from falling down a cliff at a Coast beach.

COWS ON THE RUN: Two beasts yet to be recaptured

COWS ON THE RUN: Two beasts yet to be recaptured

UPDATE: Two cows which escaped an overturned truck at the top of the Toowoomba Range are yet to be captured.

Woman nabbed doing 140kmh among 69 speeders caught by police

Woman nabbed doing 140kmh among 69 speeders caught by police

POLICE 'disappointed' by high numbers of speeders caught on our roads over just four days.

Baconfest causing a booking fest

Baconfest causing a booking fest

Kingaroy is anticipating a huge influx of tourists and bacon-loving locals for the inaugural Baconfest this weekend.

Crikey! 4m croc spotted near kids on Fitzroy River

Crikey! 4m croc spotted near kids on Fitzroy River

Rocky fisherman almost has a close encounter with croc.

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

The 50-year-old's blood pressure hit a terrifying 198 over 116.

Property destroyed in Ballogie fire

Property destroyed in Ballogie fire

CREWS are en route to a grass fire burning in Ballogie.

Steals water, pulls knife: Bizarre Asian restaurant robbery

Steals water, pulls knife: Bizarre Asian restaurant robbery

A MAN smashed his way into an Asian restaurant on the Coast overnight to steal bottles of water. But when interrupted, things turned dangerous.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Cattle truck crash cleanup expected to last into the night

Cattle truck crash cleanup expected to last into the night

A TRUCK has rolled at the top of the Toowoomba Range causing chaos for peak hour motorists.

Pedestrian critical after horror smash

Pedestrian critical after horror smash

A SERIOUS crash in Brisbane’s south has left three people hospitalised and is causing traffic chaos for evening commuters on one of the city’s busiest roads.

Man dies in university campus fall

Man dies in university campus fall

UPDATE: Counselling has been offered to James Cook University students and staff after a man died while working at the Smithfield campus this morning.

Flight deals you can't miss: $1 return airfares on offer

Flight deals you can't miss: $1 return airfares on offer

The budget airline is again offering its popular $1 return fare deal from just about all of its destinations -- for two days only

Houses for the price of a hatchback

Houses for the price of a hatchback

COULD these be Queensland’s cheapest houses? If so, they’re going for less than the price of a new hatchback. Find out where you can grab a bargain.

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