Queensland News

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Boystown resident claims he woke to priest’s vile act

premium_icon Boystown resident claims he woke to priest’s vile act

A FORMER Catholic brother at a Queensland boys home has been accused of indecent treatment of a Boystown resident while on a week-long camp in 1986.

Footage a key part of hospital stabbing probe

premium_icon Footage a key part of hospital stabbing probe

FOOTAGE from newly introduced body worn cameras will play a key role in the investigation into prosecuting the man charged with stabbing two hospital staff.

'Thousands of jobs secured' with battle to win military work

premium_icon 'Thousands of jobs secured' with battle to win military work

Fresh from breaking ground at its Redbank Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence, Rheinmetall is in the running to win another phase of the Land 400 program.

$45m pub shamed into changing menu

$45m pub shamed into changing menu

A new $45 million pub has issued an apology over “discriminating” language on its menu which enraged people online.

Bare dare: Streaker 'slapped on wrist with bit of lettuce'

premium_icon Bare dare: Streaker 'slapped on wrist with bit of lettuce'

A Mackay man has been handed the maximum penalty for streaking during the AFL pre-season match at Harrup Park.

One week until $2400 ‘lazy tax’ kicks in

One week until $2400 ‘lazy tax’ kicks in

On April 1, nearly half of Aussies will be in for a rude shock which could cost them thousands — unless they act now.

Drunk Holden motorist drove across Rocky on three wheels

premium_icon Drunk Holden motorist drove across Rocky on three wheels

A DRUNK motorist hit the gutter so hard his tyre, suspension and brakes came off the car, but that didn't stop him from driving on.

TRAVEL: Couple sells everything they own to live in a van

premium_icon TRAVEL: Couple sells everything they own to live in a van

The couple, both originally from Britain, met in Cairns about three years ago.

Ardern: "This is a terrorist attack"

Ardern: "This is a terrorist attack"

JACINDA Ardern has revealed her reaction to finding out the perpetrator of the Christchurch attack was Australian in a candid interview that airs tonight.

Hero couple saves child from swollen Queensland river

premium_icon Hero couple saves child from swollen Queensland river

A BRAVE couple has risked their lives to help save a boy who almost drowned in North Queensland.

Man's sick Snapchat messages to mate's daughter

premium_icon Man's sick Snapchat messages to mate's daughter

The court was told police seized Farrar's phone and found several Snapchat messages, photos and videos that indicated he and the child had sex.

Deadline looms for building fire safety reports

premium_icon Deadline looms for building fire safety reports

Queensland apartment building owners have until Friday to meet a crucial deadline

Century-old Ipswich business goes into administration

premium_icon Century-old Ipswich business goes into administration

IT'S another body blow to the state’s manufacturing sector.

Premier opens door to mandatory fluoride

premium_icon Premier opens door to mandatory fluoride

FLUORIDE could be mandatory in Queensland once again with Annastacia Palaszczuk leaving the door open to considering the move.

Man’s cheeky $172m Facebook scam

Man’s cheeky $172m Facebook scam

A Lithuanian man tricked Facebook and Google into wiring him more than $172 million through a “blatant scheme”.

Miraculous survival story of boy crushed by tree

premium_icon Miraculous survival story of boy crushed by tree

This is the moment Sunshine Coast schoolboy Connor Creagh was able to thank the heroic rescue team who saved his life

New measles case sparks health warning

New measles case sparks health warning

QUEENSLAND health authorities have issued a measles warning after a man was diagnosed with the highly infectious virus - the eighth in the state this year.

'You should be ashamed': Mum's used syringes in family home

premium_icon 'You should be ashamed': Mum's used syringes in family home

A mother who overdosed and left a used, uncapped syringe lying around the home she shares with her four children was warned to 'wake up' to herself.

Race meeting cancelled after child hurt in freak accident

premium_icon Race meeting cancelled after child hurt in freak accident

A two-year-old from the Lockyer Valley is fighting for life following a freak accident last night.

Toddler in critical condition after race track incident

Toddler in critical condition after race track incident

A two-year-old Lockyer Valley toddler is in a critical condition in hospital after a freak harness racing accident.

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