Queensland News

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

Experts declare manliness ‘harmful’

A MAJOR health body has dubbed traditional masculinity “harmful”, saying manliness contributes to violence, depression and high suicide rates.

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

A Kingaroy man hopes his message will continue his wife's passion by helping other families.

BREAKING: Croc closes popular Mackay swimming spot

BREAKING: Croc closes popular Mackay swimming spot

The popular Mackay beach has closed temporarily due to a crocodile sighting.

NZ woman thanks Aus government for easy life on welfare

NZ woman thanks Aus government for easy life on welfare

A KIWI immigrant has thanked the Australian government for the many welfare perks that have her “feeling blessed” in a controversial Facebook post.

Community rallies for father rebuilding after fire

Community rallies for father rebuilding after fire

MORE than $1000 has been raised to help a Crows Nest man rebuild his life after a devastating house fire last week.

How to turn a traffic light green

How to turn a traffic light green

QUEENSLAND'S peak motoring body has revealed the secrets on how to save time and fuel by triggering a green traffic light.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

'Ripped to pieces': Family pet mauled in backyard attack

'Ripped to pieces': Family pet mauled in backyard attack

Kingaroy resident Hannah George woke to the sound of her cat being attacked.

Fallout from Hemsworth mega-mansion

Fallout from Hemsworth mega-mansion

Aussie star Chris Hemsworth is spending up on a multimillion-dollar home in Byron Bay and it’s having a surprising impact.

15 road laws you might be breaking without even realising

15 road laws you might be breaking without even realising

DID you know that beeping your car horn for any reason other than alerting other road users is illegal – and that even a goodbye honk can lead to hefty fines?

House fire: “This is for f***ing my wife”

House fire: “This is for f***ing my wife”

OUTRAGEOUS graffiti has been found sprayed on a Gold Coast home that was gutted in a fire this morning.

12-year-old boy arrested over alleged servo robbery

12-year-old boy arrested over alleged servo robbery

A BOY has been arrested after allegedly holding up a Harristown service station this morning.

Driver flown to hospital after bus rolls

Driver flown to hospital after bus rolls

The driver of a bus that rolled down an embankment in the Gold Coast Hinterland with 14 people on board has been flown to hospital.

Video of shark being caught on beach raises stink

Video of shark being caught on beach raises stink

A VIDEO of a shark that was hauled onto a beach has gone viral on social media after locals pointed out the cruelty of it.

Leading expert to discuss climate change in Whitsundays

Leading expert to discuss climate change in Whitsundays

For those curious about climate change, read on to find out where you can have your questions answered.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

80 years later: Creepy message in a bottle

80 years later: Creepy message in a bottle

This week marks 80 years since the mysterious disappearance of a Brisbane public servant and socialite who vanished from a train station.

Vet warns highly contageous virus on rise in region

Vet warns highly contageous virus on rise in region

Gladstone region pet owners are being urged to watch for symptoms of the deadly virus

Bunnings’ awkward ‘f**k it’ sign fail

Bunnings’ awkward ‘f**k it’ sign fail

Bunnings staff have learnt an important lesson after an innocent handwriting error, which looked like 'f**k it’ had been written on a sign, went viral online.

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

HUNDREDS of transparent, jelly-like blobs have washed onto Bargara Beach, dotting the shoreline in small, doughnut-looking gems.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Heatwave in some areas, flood warnings in others

Heatwave in some areas, flood warnings in others

The mercury is expected to stick around the mid-40s in some parts of Queensland for the next week. In other regions, it’s a very different story.

‘Never seen anything like this’: Snake riddled with ticks

‘Never seen anything like this’: Snake riddled with ticks

An experienced Gold Coast snake catcher has shared disturbing footage of a routine call-out to a property. He called it the “worst I’ve ever seen”.

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