Queensland News

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Storms widespread throughout the state

premium_icon Storms widespread throughout the state

Storm warnings have been issued for large tracts of Queensland, from the northwest to the centre and south of the state.

PM chokes up during emotional speech

PM chokes up during emotional speech

Scott Morrison’s voice was shaking when he addressed the Australian of the Year nominees today, as the prime minister paused several times to compose himself.

Second Chinese visitor feared to have deadly virus

premium_icon Second Chinese visitor feared to have deadly virus

A second Chinese national feared to have coronavirus has been admitted to hospital on the Gold Coast, making four people being tested there in total.

Man reported missing at Qld waterfall

premium_icon Man reported missing at Qld waterfall

A swift water rescue team is on the scene at a well-known Queensland waterfall where a man has been reported missing, with fears he has been swept away.

Kay McGrath: The moment I lost it on air

premium_icon Kay McGrath: The moment I lost it on air

As veteran Seven newsreader Kay McGrath prepares to sign off for the final time, she has revealed the one moment where she lost her trademark composure on air.

Horse club plays ‘Russian roulette’ with deadly virus

premium_icon Horse club plays ‘Russian roulette’ with deadly virus

“THE risk to the public, horses and staff cannot be overstated.”

Life destroyed after bus ride from hell

premium_icon Life destroyed after bus ride from hell

Bill Peacock can no longer look after himself after a horrific accident on a bus.

‘Stop risking our lives’: Wheelchair users fight for reform

premium_icon ‘Stop risking our lives’: Wheelchair users fight for reform

Wheelchair users risk their lives every time they travel on a bus without anchored restraints, disability advocates warn.

Father charged over baby son’s death

premium_icon Father charged over baby son’s death

A Gladstone man whose tiny son died after suffering “catastrophic brain injuries” and other internal injuries has been charged with the little boy’s murder.

Person rushed to hospital after Nanango crash

premium_icon Person rushed to hospital after Nanango crash

Paramedics were called to the two-vehicle crash this morning.

Inside a happy Mormon marriage; ‘families are eternal’

premium_icon Inside a happy Mormon marriage; ‘families are eternal’

These two young Mormons say they’re both hopeless romantics. The newlyweds say kids and a move to the US for Dakota’s singing career are next on the cards.

More women popping the big question

premium_icon More women popping the big question

It may not be the bended knee you expect, but an increasing number of women are shunning 1600 years of tradition by popping the question to their boyfriends

Rescue turns to retrieval for Brisbane plane crash couple

premium_icon Rescue turns to retrieval for Brisbane plane crash couple

The search for a Brisbane husband and wife whose plane went missing in waters near Moreton Island continues, but it’s no longer a rescue operation

Two patients in Gold Coast with suspected coronavirus

premium_icon Two patients in Gold Coast with suspected coronavirus

Two patients with suspected cases of the deadly novel coronavirus are being tested as authorities move to prevent the potential spread of the disease.

One person injured in motorbike crash

premium_icon One person injured in motorbike crash

Police were called to the scene of the crash this morning

Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

premium_icon Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

A convicted sex pest has spent an extra year in jail as authorities struggle to find an aged care home that will take him in.

Town’s generosity for family who lost everything in fire

premium_icon Town’s generosity for family who lost everything in fire

A small Sunshine Coast community has rallied behind a family who lost their historic home and their two pet cats this week in a devastating house fire.

'Great kindness': GPS legend turned priest remembered

premium_icon 'Great kindness': GPS legend turned priest remembered

FATHER John Rasmussen will be remembered as down to earth and humble – a man of great kindness and humility who believed in the goodness of people.

Sad end to tiger shark’s long journey from Australia to PNG

premium_icon Sad end to tiger shark’s long journey from Australia to PNG

The astonishing journey of a tiger shark that was recorded swimming nearly 4000km between Australia and Papua New Guinea has come to an unfortunate end.

Teen killed in hit and run remembered as 'loving, talented'

premium_icon Teen killed in hit and run remembered as 'loving, talented'

The family of a Geham teenager killed in a hit and run incident has released a statement.

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