Queensland News

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

A WOMAN who was accidentally given oven cleaner to drink to cure hiccups is fighting for compensation.

Reality check for Queensland jobs

premium_icon Reality check for Queensland jobs

OFFICIAL employment figures have sounded an ominous warning for Queensland’s jobs growth.

Calls for cashless card amid claims 'welfare kids go hungry'

premium_icon Calls for cashless card amid claims 'welfare kids go hungry'

A young girl, whose skin had turned grey from malnutrition, was standing in front of Faye Whiffin pleading for food. It was one of many scenes for Faye Whiffin

Queensland company wins four-year Tweed tourism contract

Queensland company wins four-year Tweed tourism contract

Tweed Shire Council takes a new direction for the promotion of its tourism.

Woman sues over ‘oven cleaner cure’

premium_icon Woman sues over ‘oven cleaner cure’

A WOMAN who swallowed a spoonful of oven cleaner after allegedly being offered a cure for her hiccups is suing a Gold Coast restaurant for millions.

Town waits for river to run dry

premium_icon Town waits for river to run dry

Desperate farmers have accused the government of threatening to gut a town in Qld’s fruit bowl and kill off hundreds of jobs for the sake of power profits.

Cult following for underground wine

premium_icon Cult following for underground wine

THE way it is produced may seem as bizarre as the label on the bottle, but this Queensland-made wine has gained a cult following.

‘People will die’ under pharmacy scheme

premium_icon ‘People will die’ under pharmacy scheme

QUEENSLAND’S peak doctors’ body has warned of fatal consequences if the State Government hands doctors’ powers to pharmacists.

Tenders called for major schools energy program

premium_icon Tenders called for major schools energy program

800 Queensland state schools will have their energy use cut under new program

LNP declares its coming for Labor's Ipswich heartland

premium_icon LNP declares its coming for Labor's Ipswich heartland

Buoyed by a ReachTEL poll, Deb Frecklington has laid out her plans to challenge the government's safe seats.

Everyone said he was crazy, including his lawyer

premium_icon Everyone said he was crazy, including his lawyer

Misuse of 000 facility not excused by man's 'distressed and paranoid' state of mind

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Trust is finite. Politicians squander it at their peril

premium_icon Trust is finite. Politicians squander it at their peril

ACCIDENT or not, falsely claiming a military medal, as Longman candidate Trevor Ruthenberg has, is as low as you can go, writes Terry Sweetman.

Trawler survivor to share his tragic experience

premium_icon Trawler survivor to share his tragic experience

THE only surviving crew member of the ill-fated trawler Dianne will speak about the tragic experience in an interview on national TV this weekend.

Manhunt for gang over Gold Coast shooting

Manhunt for gang over Gold Coast shooting

A DOZEN police officers remain at the scene after a man was shot and dumped from a car on the Gold Coast.

Bones found on rural property may be historical: police

premium_icon Bones found on rural property may be historical: police

HUMAN remains found on a rural property are believed to date back to pre-settlement times.

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

Sacked officer who caused fatal crash loses job appeal

A ROMA police officer who was fired for his role in the death of a motorbike rider has failed to have his dismissal overturned by a tribunal.

Patch up busted bikes in the bush MacGyver-style

Patch up busted bikes in the bush MacGyver-style

RECKON you can fix a busted bicycle tyre with nothing more than a five buck note in a feat MacGyver himself would be proud of?

Accused live stream robber revealed

premium_icon Accused live stream robber revealed

A GOLD Coast man who allegedly broke into a Helensvale home completely unaware he was being watched by the owner on his smartphone more than 1000km away says he...

REVEALED: 30+ jobs as Wilmar launches Mackay apprentice push

REVEALED: 30+ jobs as Wilmar launches Mackay apprentice push

THE recruitment drive for Wilmar Sugar's next intake of apprentices has begun, with applications opening online

Headless body murder accused ‘happy’ after man dismembered

Headless body murder accused ‘happy’ after man dismembered

HEADLESS body trial: Lindy Williams claimed ‘violent partner’ had gone overseas and she was getting a dog, jury told

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