Queensland News

Sun 19 Jan 2020

In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes

premium_icon In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes

BIG READ: Why volunteer firefighters like Mette Davis join the service and never look back

‘She’s a gift’: Footy star’s touching bond with miracle girl

premium_icon ‘She’s a gift’: Footy star’s touching bond with miracle girl

The Sunshine Coast girl has defied the odds of her diagnosis, and drawn the attention of famous company in the process.

Breastfeeding driver sparks furious debate

Breastfeeding driver sparks furious debate

When a mum posted footage of herself breastfeeding while stuck in a traffic jam to Instagram, the clip quickly captured a lot of attention.

Elton’s emotional Queensland gig

premium_icon Elton’s emotional Queensland gig

Fans cried, laughed, smiled, danced and hugged each other tightly as they soaked in a communal dose of nostalgia as Sir Elton John rocked Sirromet.

‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

premium_icon ‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

Australia will hire international celebrities and reality TV stars to promote fire-affected communities and reboot the damaged tourism industry.

Tragic end in search for missing woman

premium_icon Tragic end in search for missing woman

Over 100 people had been involved in the wide scale search.

EXCLUSIVE: RSL sub-branch boss accused of attack on vet

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: RSL sub-branch boss accused of attack on vet

The president of the Maryborough RSL sub-branch is due in court next month following an alleged assault on Remembrance Day.

Young woman struck by lightning

premium_icon Young woman struck by lightning

A young woman is in hospital after she was hit by lighting while at work in Brisbane’s east early this morning.

Lucky escape as car floats downstream in flooded creek

premium_icon Lucky escape as car floats downstream in flooded creek

TWO people and at least one dog have avoided a scary situation after their car was washed 100m down a flooded creek west of Toowoomba.

Big drench is muddy awesome

premium_icon Big drench is muddy awesome

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience. Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

How ‘draining’ break up changed Mitch Larkin

premium_icon How ‘draining’ break up changed Mitch Larkin

It’s no secret the last two years have been a rocky ride for swimming champ Mitch Larkin following a messy split with fellow swimmer Emily Seebohm.

Teen escapes car wreck after ploughing into pole

premium_icon Teen escapes car wreck after ploughing into pole

Paramedics were called to the crash about 9.20am to reports a teen crashed his car into a pole.

'Too dangerous': Massive blaze torches classic home

premium_icon 'Too dangerous': Massive blaze torches classic home

Firefighters were forced to use chainsaws to cut the walls of a classic home as it was razed by fire overnight in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Man accused of 56 child sex crimes spanning decades

premium_icon Man accused of 56 child sex crimes spanning decades

A Townsville man charged with more than 50 sex offences remains behind bars and will next face court on Monday.

‘Bushy’s’ friend denied $1m will fortune

premium_icon ‘Bushy’s’ friend denied $1m will fortune

A judge has ruled out an old “bushy’s’’ will, leaving his friend with a third of the $1.5 million he said she should get from his multimillion-dollar estate.

Woman run over on suburban street

premium_icon Woman run over on suburban street

Police have set up a crime scene after a woman was run over by a vehicle in a suburban street this morning.

Man dodges jail for nightclub glassing over ex-girlfriend

premium_icon Man dodges jail for nightclub glassing over ex-girlfriend

A drunk tree lopper has had a narrow escape from doing time behind bars after a wild nightclub attack on a former mate who hooked up with his former lover.

Driver critical after car crashes off lookout

premium_icon Driver critical after car crashes off lookout

A driver has been left critically injured and his car a crumpled wreck after the vehicle careened off a Gold Coast lookout this morning.

‘Don’t snitch’: Mum uncovers school fights Instagram

premium_icon ‘Don’t snitch’: Mum uncovers school fights Instagram

“(There were) some disturbing videos of kids in school uniform, in school hours having fights and being abused.”

Trainer sued over session that ‘was too much’ for client

premium_icon Trainer sued over session that ‘was too much’ for client

Dead lifts and leg squats at a gym came to a painful end for one woman, who is now suing for more than $320,000. File Pic

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