Queensland News

Sun 15 Sep 2019

‘I don’t want to die. But I will. Perhaps quite soon’

premium_icon ‘I don’t want to die. But I will. Perhaps quite soon’

Sean Pickwell didn’t think he was “cancer guy” — but he is and he doesn’t sugarcoat his situation. His death is imminent. But from diagnosis to now, he has had a...

INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

premium_icon INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

The legend of the Machine Gun Preacher was born the day Sam Childers stood over the dead body of a child and vowed to protect him from the likes of Joseph Kony.

Toddler seriously injured after dog attack to head

premium_icon Toddler seriously injured after dog attack to head

A TODDLER has been rushed to hospital with a serious head injury after being bitten by a dog this morning.

Teen sues for $700,000 over library fall

premium_icon Teen sues for $700,000 over library fall

Teen playing 'tiggy' with friends claims job prospects are limited after plummeting 5.7 metres.

Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

premium_icon Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

A man being questioned by police over the shooting death of Ivona Jovanovic was twice caught smuggling drugs up his bum into prison.

RACE RECAP: Highlights of 24-hour Coast Tech Challenge

premium_icon RACE RECAP: Highlights of 24-hour Coast Tech Challenge

The streets of Maryborough were turned into a race track over the weekend for the 2019 Fraser Coast Technology Challenge.

Why the port is on the 'verge of unprecedented opportunity'

premium_icon Why the port is on the 'verge of unprecedented opportunity'

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation is on the ‘verge of unprecedented opportunity’ with two projects worth more than $5million under construction.

The sad reality Queensland’s cattle industry is facing

premium_icon The sad reality Queensland’s cattle industry is facing

CATTLE owners with nowhere left to turn is a reality Ian faces on his travels across north Queensland.

New laws passed in parliament to protect farmers

premium_icon New laws passed in parliament to protect farmers

The Bill will be presented for Royal Assent through the regular process

Teen burnt in boating accident

premium_icon Teen burnt in boating accident

A teenager has been rushed to hospital after a boating accident.

Why uni won’t let wannabe teacher graduate

premium_icon Why uni won’t let wannabe teacher graduate

A teaching student is taking her university to court for stopping her from graduating — but the institution says it has good reason.

The day Abbie’s life changed forever

premium_icon The day Abbie’s life changed forever

When little Abbie Sweeper fell from her horse at a gymkhana, it was a mystery couple that helped keep the 10-year-old alive until a rescue chopper arrived.

Two women involved in  alleged wounding incident

premium_icon Two women involved in alleged wounding incident

Paramedics were called to the scene about 7:40pm

‘Split Queensland in two — and make me Premier’

premium_icon ‘Split Queensland in two — and make me Premier’

Queensland MP Jason Costigan’s one-man road trip to spruik for a new state in Queensland’s north is not a new idea, but it may help extend his career.

Outrageous Insta trend is hilariously bad

Outrageous Insta trend is hilariously bad

If you don’t think this trend is out-of-touch, you’ve probably done it yourself. James Weir writes about the Insta craze that is so bad it’s hilarious.

AFL stunned by amazing kiss photo

AFL stunned by amazing kiss photo

In the middle of one of the most spiteful games of the year, an AFL photographer has captured the extraordinary moment two rivals locked lips.

Tributes flow for a 'truly kind-hearted' man

premium_icon Tributes flow for a 'truly kind-hearted' man

The 62-year-old leaves a hole in a cycling group who shared his love for the ride.

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

Matthew Doyle was living life in luxury, travelling the world and marrying his love on Sydney Harbour — until police brought it all to a crashing halt.

Worlds collide: two dead, town in shock

premium_icon Worlds collide: two dead, town in shock

The truth of the Alva Beach double fatal stabbing is so extraordinary, it would scarcely have been believed — except it was captured in a frantic triple-0 call.

Bailey faces losing a husband again

premium_icon Bailey faces losing a husband again

Robin Bailey has resigned from her Brisbane breakfast radio role to spend her husband’s final days together with family, as he battles terminal cancer.

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