Queensland News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

‘Leeches’: Palmer fires up lawyers, liquidators

premium_icon ‘Leeches’: Palmer fires up lawyers, liquidators

CLIVE Palmer has unleashed against lawyers and liquidators in a ranting press release, as a hearing over the collapse of Queensland Nickel continues.

Bistro boss's torment after 'trusted' employee arrested

premium_icon Bistro boss's torment after 'trusted' employee arrested

A high-profile Coast restaurant has spoken out after one of its 'most trusted' employees was charged with stealing more than $1 million from the business.

Mundine to make boxing comeback

premium_icon Mundine to make boxing comeback

Almost a year after a 96-second knockout at the hands of Jeff Horn appeared to end his boxing career, Anthony Mundine will make a return to the ring.

Retired pollie to lead nursing home probe

premium_icon Retired pollie to lead nursing home probe

A federal government investigation is under way into the closure of Earle Haven nursing home. It comes as Queensland Police rule out criminal charges.

Principal's heartache as blaze tears through classroom

premium_icon Principal's heartache as blaze tears through classroom

"I AM devastated by this, just devastated.”

Julian Assange’s stunning $25m apology

premium_icon Julian Assange’s stunning $25m apology

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has sensationally apologised for costing taxpayers millions of dollars as he remained in his Ecuadorean embassy bolthole.

Man’s sickening attempt to lure kids into car

premium_icon Man’s sickening attempt to lure kids into car

Parents on the Gold Coast have been warned to be vigilant after reports a man tried to lure two children into his car by promising them ice cream.

Cool new hi-tech ways kids are getting fit

Cool new hi-tech ways kids are getting fit

Forget the dreaded beep test. Chasing virtual monsters using your phone, yoga and learning to meditate are just some of the ways kids are now exercising.

Pisasale grilled over bombshell recording

premium_icon Pisasale grilled over bombshell recording

FORMER Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has spent another day in the witness box facing questions over allegations he helped a Chinese escort extract money.

Historic Warwick school engulfed in flames

Historic Warwick school engulfed in flames

THE fire has gutted the western wing of Queensland's first school and firefighters are working to bring it under control

Why residents are having a limb amputated a week

premium_icon Why residents are having a limb amputated a week

PATIENTS with diabetes in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are having limbs amputated at a rate of one every week, according to the region’s leading health body.

Instagram’s ‘hidden’ likes hack

Instagram’s ‘hidden’ likes hack

It’s the move that stunned social media addicts — Instagram has ‘hidden’ likes on posts in Australia. But there's a way around it.

CRASH CHARGES: Police allege lone learner had toddler in car

premium_icon CRASH CHARGES: Police allege lone learner had toddler in car

A young Hervey Bay learner driver who crashed with a toddler in the back seat has been charged with driving offences

Major FNQ highway reopened after truck crash

Major FNQ highway reopened after truck crash

Drivers might need to reassess travel plans this morning with a truck crash blocking a major FNQ highway.

Man faces court over Clem 7 standoff

premium_icon Man faces court over Clem 7 standoff

A man who allegedly stormed a cafe before an armed standoff with police has faced court on multiple charges.

Man taken to hospital following motorbike crash

premium_icon Man taken to hospital following motorbike crash

A man has been taken to hospital after a motorbike crash in Hervey Bay

Fans excited over ‘new-look’ Aldi item

Fans excited over ‘new-look’ Aldi item

The last time it was on sale, it sold out in a minute. Now the budget supermarket is bringing back this Special Buy with a chic makeover.

Disturbing find in nursing home probe

premium_icon Disturbing find in nursing home probe

Health authorities have made a disturbing discovery in their major probe into the Earle Haven nursing home crisis where 70 people were evacuated.

CURE SEARCH: 14,000 journey for experimental MS treatment

CURE SEARCH: 14,000 journey for experimental MS treatment

Having battled Multiple Sclerosis for 34 years, a treatment only available overseas is the only thing left for her to try.

Qld to name, shame private aged-care homes

Qld to name, shame private aged-care homes

The Queensland government says it will name and shame private aged-care homes that don't publish their staffing ratios.

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