Queensland News

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Redbank Plains bushfire: Police confirm cause of blaze

premium_icon Redbank Plains bushfire: Police confirm cause of blaze

"We've had that many near misses... the amount of times I've had to call the police is a joke and that's why I've got cameras everywhere."

Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

premium_icon Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

Police had to be called to stop three girls playing in school peak hour traffic.

Traffic snarl after multi-vehicle crash on Bruce Highway

premium_icon Traffic snarl after multi-vehicle crash on Bruce Highway

Traffic is crawling on the Bruce Highway after a multi-vehicle crash

Convicted fraud insists she never took $30k from friend

premium_icon Convicted fraud insists she never took $30k from friend

Kim Marie Scofield still proclaims innocence despite being convicted of defrauding more than $33,000 from her close friend and boss

Drug runner carried date rape chemical across state lines

premium_icon Drug runner carried date rape chemical across state lines

DAVID Paul Lambert appeals jail term despite being convicted over two litres of date rape drug, ice and significant quantity of cocaine, marijuana and MDMA

Man jumps aboard moving ute in pursuit of stolen car keys

premium_icon Man jumps aboard moving ute in pursuit of stolen car keys

Neglecting to respond to an invitation lost a man his car keys after they were stolen by an "angry” friend.

Smoke, guns and drugs, a week in this regional town

premium_icon Smoke, guns and drugs, a week in this regional town

Police are appealing for information to solve their case

Guns, drugs, grenade found in raid

premium_icon Guns, drugs, grenade found in raid

Police have seized dozens of guns as well as hand grenade and drugs following a raid at a Wide Bay property.

Moment high-profile lawyer was fired

premium_icon Moment high-profile lawyer was fired

A Brisbane court has heard a recording of the moment a high-profile lawyer was fired from his job after his boss accused him of stealing.

No jail for security guard who planned sex with child

premium_icon No jail for security guard who planned sex with child

Nicholas John Rallings fronts court after using social media to procure a 14-year-old girl for sex

‘Difficult conversations’: Miners told jobs gone

premium_icon ‘Difficult conversations’: Miners told jobs gone

Redundancy talks have started at New Acland mine, with 150 workers set to be told by the end of the week that their jobs are gone.

Insurance crisis stalls $100 million in projects

premium_icon Insurance crisis stalls $100 million in projects

CONSTRUCTION projects worth $100 million are in a holding pattern in Queensland as the fall out from a building disaster thousands of kilometres away hits home.

Car flips after hit in alleged hoon race

premium_icon Car flips after hit in alleged hoon race

A southside yoga teacher was lucky to be alive after the Ford Fiesta she was in was hit from behind in an alleged hoon race on Sunday night.

‘Steroid junkie’ trafficked cocaine for love

premium_icon ‘Steroid junkie’ trafficked cocaine for love

This bodybuilder and “steroid junkie” trafficked cocaine and ecstasy from an alleged Cairns syndicate so he could buy his girlfriend a ring, a court has heard

Southern Downs may welcome top-secret marijuana farm

premium_icon Southern Downs may welcome top-secret marijuana farm

MEDICAL marijuana will be grown in a top-secret southern Queensland location, with the Southern Downs reportedly a place of interest.

Deputy PM vows to tackle water crisis

premium_icon Deputy PM vows to tackle water crisis

The Federal Government is offering to help states gripped by a water shortage, amid projections that supplies could run dry ‘within weeks’ in some rural towns.

Cannabis manufacturer given extension on deadline

premium_icon Cannabis manufacturer given extension on deadline

THE company behind a $500 million, 71 hectare medicinal marijuana farm at Wellcamp has been granted more time to respond to a council information request.

COURT: Man who helped minor steal wants to be foster carer

premium_icon COURT: Man who helped minor steal wants to be foster carer

A MAN, who encouraged a juvenile to steal a camera, has told a magistrates court he wants to be a foster carer.

‘Any lightning strike could almost certainly start fire’

premium_icon ‘Any lightning strike could almost certainly start fire’

A fire weather warning has been issued for parts of the southeast as hot, dry and windy conditions could be exacerbated by thunderstorms bringing lightning

Push for law to jail bosses over worker deaths

premium_icon Push for law to jail bosses over worker deaths

Polling has revealed to just what extent Queenslanders want tougher industrial manslaughter legislation.

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