Queensland News

Mon 25 May 2020

New route considered for Inland Rail project

premium_icon New route considered for Inland Rail project

Pressure from Queensland landowners around the Condamine River floodplains has led the Federal Government to consider a new route for the Inland Rail project.

Revealed: Names of three men charged with balcony murder

premium_icon Revealed: Names of three men charged with balcony murder

The three young men, including one from Moranbah, accused of the murder of a Brisbane teen at the Gold Coast have been named as they appear before court today.

Body of child, 4, found in Qld home

Body of child, 4, found in Qld home

A crime scene has been established at a home in the city's east after the body of a four-year-old was found there.

TikTok video part of houseboat investigation

premium_icon TikTok video part of houseboat investigation

A TikTok video of a group of youths aboard a sinking houseboat on the Noosa River is now part of an investigation. WATCH THE VIDEO

Icy start: Mercury plunges to 2C

premium_icon Icy start: Mercury plunges to 2C

The mercury has plummeted across the state again this morning with Queenslanders waking up to temperatures as low as 2C.

Iconic Birdsville races cancelled

premium_icon Iconic Birdsville races cancelled

The iconic Birdsville Races have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic - only the second time the race will not run in its 138-year history.

Premier sets date for NQ ‘travel bubble’ decision

premium_icon Premier sets date for NQ ‘travel bubble’ decision

As North Queensland tourism bodies frantically prepare a plan for the government, the Premier calls a travel bubble ‘feasible’ for the state’s north.

No new cases as all children return to school

No new cases as all children return to school

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed no new cases in the state in the past 24 hours, on the day all Queensland school children return to the classroom for the...

Local government CEO questions timing of CCC probe

premium_icon Local government CEO questions timing of CCC probe

A high-ranking local government official has questioned a Crime and Corruption Commission probe into reporting corruption at councils.

How Cross River Rail will change your commute

premium_icon How Cross River Rail will change your commute

The project will take almost 50,000 people off choked roads and cut morning peak hour train waiting times to five minutes on crucial lines.

COVID-19: Incubation period dwindles with no cases in CQ

premium_icon COVID-19: Incubation period dwindles with no cases in CQ

Authorities have previously stated that until the incubation period is up, they cannot ensure the case is contained.

Two boys killed in horror car crash near Roma

premium_icon Two boys killed in horror car crash near Roma

Two boys have died following a fatal traffic crash at Mount Abundance, near Roma, on Sunday.

Man and child airlifted after dune buggy rollover

premium_icon Man and child airlifted after dune buggy rollover

A MAN and a young teenager have been airlifted to hospital after they were both injured in a dune buggy accident on Sunday afternoon.

Grace delays EBA sign-off

premium_icon Grace delays EBA sign-off

The Palaszczuk Government wants to delay certification of Enterprise Bargaining Agreements for thousands of public servants.

Schools scramble for plans as students return

premium_icon Schools scramble for plans as students return

As Queensland’s more than 800,000 students return to the classroom today, schools are calling for clarity on how to deal with COVID-19.

Why Premier is right to keep border closed

premium_icon Why Premier is right to keep border closed

YOUR SAY: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is right to keep the state border closed indefinitely.

Funding gives lifeline to honey bee industry

premium_icon Funding gives lifeline to honey bee industry

With bees playing such an essential role as pollinators, continued research has been deemed critical.

Teen, friend ‘viciously’ attacked before fall: Police

premium_icon Teen, friend ‘viciously’ attacked before fall: Police

A Brisbane teen fell to his death from a Gold Coast balcony while fleeing knife-wielding robbers he’d been partying with, police will allege.

Leaders hit out as Premier avoids NQ bubble debate

premium_icon Leaders hit out as Premier avoids NQ bubble debate

North Queensland tourism and hospitality operators have been fobbed off by the woman elected to represent them.

Man suing council for $750K after slip at Rocky Airport

premium_icon Man suing council for $750K after slip at Rocky Airport

He has filed a court claim in Rockhampton Supreme Court for more than $750,000 against council and a painting company

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