Queensland News

Wed 5 Aug 2020

Snake catchers prepare for breeding season influx

premium_icon Snake catchers prepare for breeding season influx

Snake catchers are gearing up for run of call outs to wrangle red belly blacks, eastern browns and coastal pythons on the move for breeding season.

100-year-old lives alone and cooks his own tucker

premium_icon 100-year-old lives alone and cooks his own tucker

Spending most of his life farming in Millmerran, Ron Moffatt has turned 100.

Message to the Qld Government: 'Close borders now'

premium_icon Message to the Qld Government: 'Close borders now'

IT’S time to close Queensland’s borders and for all returning travellers to spend two weeks in hotel quarantine, to protect the health of our most vulnerable.

‘Do you have a jail wish?’: Student busted with weed

premium_icon ‘Do you have a jail wish?’: Student busted with weed

A magistrate asked a Coast woman if she had a “jail wish” after she and her father were charged with drug offences.

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Touching gesture amid Logan COVID panic

premium_icon Touching gesture amid Logan COVID panic

A Logan childcare worker has spent hours and hundreds of dollars making face masks to give away for free after she noticed fear following COVID-19 cases in the...

Queensland closes quarantine loophole

premium_icon Queensland closes quarantine loophole

Queensland has taken a tough stance to close the loophole allowing consular staff to bypass COVID-19 quarantine rules.

‘Way over:’ Police drag high range drink-driver out of car

premium_icon ‘Way over:’ Police drag high range drink-driver out of car

A truck driver who had to be dragged out of his car by police after he refused to be breathalysed has been trying to turn his life around.

How many public servants got $1250 bonus

premium_icon How many public servants got $1250 bonus

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk had earlier this year refused to reveal publicly how many public servants she has paid a one-off $1250 bonus.

Throw the book at those who threaten our health in this time

premium_icon Throw the book at those who threaten our health in this time

LETTER: Queenslanders are toeing the line and are being rewarded: free to travel in the state of origin. Play with fire and you’ll get burnt

Mum deals meth in exchange for bottle of perfume

premium_icon Mum deals meth in exchange for bottle of perfume

A mum of young children has been sentenced for dealing methamphetamine in exchange for a bottle of perfume.

Karl Stefanovic pushes mansion extension on TV

premium_icon Karl Stefanovic pushes mansion extension on TV

Today Show host Karl Stefanovic is looking to update his Sunshine Coast home, and the whole country knows it. WATCH THE VIDEO

‘LNP wanted border open 64 times’: Minister’s stinging reply

premium_icon ‘LNP wanted border open 64 times’: Minister’s stinging reply

Health Minister Steven Miles has fired back at Deb Frecklington’s criticism of the State Government’s border measures.

Cancer faker jailed, forced to repay $30K for fraud

premium_icon Cancer faker jailed, forced to repay $30K for fraud

A woman who faked having cancer to scam her community of almost $55,000 has been jailed and will see out the rest of her pregnancy behind bars.

Teenager busted speeding 47km/h over limit

premium_icon Teenager busted speeding 47km/h over limit

The boy was issued a $1,245 on the spot fine and lost eight demerit points.

Cancer tragedy inspires man’s 2000km bike ride mission

premium_icon Cancer tragedy inspires man’s 2000km bike ride mission

Sam Cooke lost his mother Gloria to cancer and is riding 2000km to raise money.

Second alleged 'border hopper' hid out near Gympie

premium_icon Second alleged 'border hopper' hid out near Gympie

The man has been remanded in custody by a Gympie court after allegedly breaching COVID border lockdown rules

Put aged care blame where it belongs

premium_icon Put aged care blame where it belongs

Readers have their say on the aged care crisis exposed by COVID-19, calls to jail covidiots, and the Christian college’s controversial text on homosexuality.

‘Hannah’s Place’: Park to become Clarke family memorial

premium_icon ‘Hannah’s Place’: Park to become Clarke family memorial

The park that hosted a massive vigil to the victims of the Camp Hill tragedy could be renamed to commemorate the lives of Hannah Clarke and her three children.

Langer Cup livestreaming: Round 2 preview

premium_icon Langer Cup livestreaming: Round 2 preview

Langer Cup round 2 livestreaming will continue tomorrow and subscribers will be able to see all the action from the three matches.

Lawrence Springborg ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

premium_icon Lawrence Springborg ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

Megan Springborg was missing for days before her body was found on Saturday.

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