Queensland News

Sat 25 May 2019

Qld demands urgent review of online NAPLAN

Qld demands urgent review of online NAPLAN

Queensland's education minister Grace Grace has called on the federal government to review NAPLAN online in the wake of ongoing connectivity issues.

The horrific crime that stills haunt small town 29 years on

premium_icon The horrific crime that stills haunt small town 29 years on

ALMOST 30 years ago, this Queensland town was rocked by the assault and murder of a nine-year-old girl.

Wedded bliss turns to tragedy as baby boy dies in their arms

premium_icon Wedded bliss turns to tragedy as baby boy dies in their arms

A grieving newlywed couple have opened up about their final moments as a family with their newborn son who tragically passed away three days after he was welcomed...

'Pathetic': Driver runs down cyclist, goes back for fight

premium_icon 'Pathetic': Driver runs down cyclist, goes back for fight

A cyclist was struck head-on by a car driven deliberately at him. The driver then drove home and walked back to the injured cyclist to start a fight.

Principal’s bitter legal fight heats up

premium_icon Principal’s bitter legal fight heats up

A southeast Queensland couple face losing their house after they were sued for defamation by the principal of their children’s school for posting on Facebook.

FIRST LOOK: Huge new roller coaster at centre of $50m Sea World revamp

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Huge new roller coaster at centre of $50m Sea World...

Village Roadshow will today announce a $50 million revamp of Sea World, with new thrill rides to include an innovative new roller coaster.

Hervey Bay for world-first whale capital

premium_icon Hervey Bay for world-first whale capital

The Queensland region that is the only place where ocean giants “stay and play” during their migration, has long been regarded as Australia’s unofficial whale...

PM extols bush spirit in Cloncurry

premium_icon PM extols bush spirit in Cloncurry

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has become emotional while inspecting flood recovery efforts in north Queensland.

Mine boss: Adani jobs could flow in weeks

premium_icon Mine boss: Adani jobs could flow in weeks

The State Government has finally provided a final date for the approval process of the Adani coal mine.

Public support swells for Queensland Olympics

premium_icon Public support swells for Queensland Olympics

Two-thirds of Queenslanders say we should go for gold with a bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games, an exclusive survey reveals

Fri 24 May 2019

Watchdog suspends Brisbane builder’s licence

premium_icon Watchdog suspends Brisbane builder’s licence

THE building watchdog has suspended the licence of a major Queensland builder with an annual turnover of more than $230 million.

Quarry owner jailed over young worker’s death

premium_icon Quarry owner jailed over young worker’s death

THE owner of a Queensland quarry where a young worker died on the job after getting caught in a conveyor belt has been jailed.

'He's not breathing': Brave first-aider springs into action

premium_icon 'He's not breathing': Brave first-aider springs into action

Brisbane-based Julie Hahn was in Kingaroy on Thursday for work meetings, but what happened that day will stay with her forever.

'I love you - thank you for being the mother of my children'

premium_icon 'I love you - thank you for being the mother of my children'

A GATTON family's life has been 'flipped' after a terrible farm accident nearly cost a worker's life, and left him with life-changing injuries.

Justice slams drug dealer's excuse for having more drugs

premium_icon Justice slams drug dealer's excuse for having more drugs

Justice takes aim at convicted drug dealer found with more drugs calling for minor sentence

Sad closure in quarry death case

premium_icon Sad closure in quarry death case

Brett and Bonnie Scovell will today hear their 21-year-old son’s name mentioned in a court for the final time after a seven-year wait.

Elderly beach groper's appeal thrown out

premium_icon Elderly beach groper's appeal thrown out

Elderly man who grabbed a teenage girl on a beach has appeal dismissed

Dad's guts hang from stab wounds as he pleads for help

premium_icon Dad's guts hang from stab wounds as he pleads for help

Brutal thug Brenton Brian Chettle faces court for frenzied attack on friend who let him stay the night and jaw-breaking assault on prisoner

Adani countdown: Three weeks to finish approvals

premium_icon Adani countdown: Three weeks to finish approvals

The Queensland Government has given itself less than three weeks to finish environmental approvals that will give the red or green light to the Adani coal mine.

Teen vandals trashing Daniel Morcombe’s legacy

premium_icon Teen vandals trashing Daniel Morcombe’s legacy

Heartless and brazen Cairns youth offenders are exploiting a law brought in after the infamous kidnap and murder of a Sunshine Coast teenager.

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