Queensland News

Sun 12 Jul 2020

Methane gas explosion at second CQ mine

premium_icon Methane gas explosion at second CQ mine

The mining company has described it as a ‘localised’ incident.

Anxious wait over JobKeeper’s future

premium_icon Anxious wait over JobKeeper’s future

Financial lifelines will eventually come to an end in Australia leaving many people in a precarious position. Here’s what could happen.

90-minute delays: Drivers stuck in traffic hell

premium_icon 90-minute delays: Drivers stuck in traffic hell

Drivers have waited at least 90 minutes to cross the Qld-NSW border, reduced to crawling along at just 8km/h as stringent checks create long queues.

Licence two years expired and he just kept driving

premium_icon Licence two years expired and he just kept driving

MICHAEL Alexander George chanced his hand more than once.

Teen apprentice smoked cones before driving

premium_icon Teen apprentice smoked cones before driving

It was the man’s bloodshot eyes and unsteady movements that gave him away.

COVID: Urgent warning for Queenslanders who visited NSW pub

COVID: Urgent warning for Queenslanders who visited NSW pub

The Queensland Government has issued a public health alert for Queenslanders who may have travelled over the border in the last week.

The obscure red light rule costing drivers hundreds

premium_icon The obscure red light rule costing drivers hundreds

If you break this little-known road rule, it could cost you at least $500. And it’s tripping up motorists every day.

Parents face struggle as fee-free childcare ends

Parents face struggle as fee-free childcare ends

Parents struggling financially will be forced to make tough decisions as the Morrison Government’s fee-free childcare ends.

‘Magical’: 500 paddle out at Narrabeen for Chumpy

premium_icon ‘Magical’: 500 paddle out at Narrabeen for Chumpy

More than 500 mourners gathered this morning to farewell the Olympian Alex “Chumpy” Pullin in a paddle out at Narrabeen.

‘Tragic’: Crash victims identified after horror weekend

premium_icon ‘Tragic’: Crash victims identified after horror weekend

Police have spoken out about the ‘tragic weekend’ on the Tablelands with crashes claiming the lives of two men who died in front of their friends.

Man taken to hospital after crashing into barbed wire fence

premium_icon Man taken to hospital after crashing into barbed wire fence

THE patient was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

Grandmother rattled after egg hurled at her from moving car

premium_icon Grandmother rattled after egg hurled at her from moving car

It left her with bruising but she is most upset about being attacked in a place she has loved to call home for close to 50 years.

Meet the man distilling spirits in the High Country

premium_icon Meet the man distilling spirits in the High Country

PECHEY Distilling Company has released a new product - their 1868 Vodka, which is described as a clean, smooth spirit.

21yo coughs on cop, punches head during COVID-19 lockdown

premium_icon 21yo coughs on cop, punches head during COVID-19 lockdown

Young offender ‘doubles criminal record’ when facing 19 charges in Rockhampton Magistrates court.

Man in serious condition after shed collapse

premium_icon Man in serious condition after shed collapse

A man is in a serious condition with suspected spinal injuries after falling about 3m as a shed collapsed.

Get ready for the cold: Some towns to hit 0C

premium_icon Get ready for the cold: Some towns to hit 0C

Showers are expected to sweep through the southeast today, with a cold snap expected to follow across the entire state in their wake.

17-year-old trailblazer launches path to baking success

premium_icon 17-year-old trailblazer launches path to baking success

Warwick teen helped out by household name to kickstart her unique sweet treats.

Twin tragedies: Two dead, three injured in horror crashes

premium_icon Twin tragedies: Two dead, three injured in horror crashes

Two men are dead in separate tragedies and three others are in hospital after a shocking day on remote Far North Queensland roads.

Riot victims say they deserve more compensation

premium_icon Riot victims say they deserve more compensation

Darren Johnson was locked out of his home living under strict conditions which made working impossible. He believes he should have been compensated more.

WATCH: Whale wake-up ‘perfect way to start the day’

premium_icon WATCH: Whale wake-up ‘perfect way to start the day’

‘Standing up on the deck of the boat, we heard the familiar blows’

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