Queensland News

Tue 2 Mar 2021

‘Can’t please everyone’: Sum Yung Guys dismisses ‘mockery’

Premium Content ‘Can’t please everyone’: Sum Yung Guys dismisses ‘mockery’

A popular Sunshine Coast restaurant has no plans to change its name or decor after it was labelled as a “mockery of Asian communities”.

‘I’ve lost the love of my life’: Wife faces crash driver

Premium Content ‘I’ve lost the love of my life’: Wife faces crash driver

Brian Carter was riding to collect equipment for a family holiday that would never eventuate when he was hit and killed by a driver who has walked from court.

Man leaves couple shocked after exposing himself at park

Premium Content Man leaves couple shocked after exposing himself at park

‘UNSAVOURY’: The court heard the man didn’t know it was an offence to expose himself in public.

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Dog attacks on Ergon meter readers tally up

Premium Content GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Dog attacks on Ergon meter readers tally up

Ergon have introduced a free SMS notification service for dog owners, who can register online to receive a text the day before their scheduled meter read.

Nanna convinces multiple mates to send cash to scammers

Premium Content Nanna convinces multiple mates to send cash to scammers

“Fool’s gold”: A “generous” grandmother of five has convinced friends to part with nearly $30,000 to fund scammers’ pockets.

Severe storm bears down on SE Qld

Premium Content Severe storm bears down on SE Qld

A severe storm is bearing down, delivering a risk of flash flooding, after 55mm of rain fell in just 30 minutes further south and temperatures hit 40 degrees

Tin foil hat wearer slammed over anti-vax letterbox drop

Premium Content Tin foil hat wearer slammed over anti-vax letterbox drop

Health has slammed a person who letterbox dropped anti-vaccination letters, saying “it’s too hot in Queensland for people to be wearing tinfoil hats”.

Child protection cop found guilty of grooming

Premium Content Child protection cop found guilty of grooming

A child protection police officer has been found guilty of grooming a 15-year-old girl he met during an investigation.

Michael Gudinski’s incredible life in pictures

Premium Content Michael Gudinski’s incredible life in pictures

He was Australia’s godfather of rock and roll, who discovered Kylie Minogue and pioneered live music. This is Michael Gudinski’s incredible life in photos.

State leads world with study into cerebral palsy risk

Premium Content State leads world with study into cerebral palsy risk

Researchers have launched a world-first study of 1600 premature babies in the hope of identifying a potential treatment to reduce their risk of cerebral palsy.

Fast cars, bikini babes, legal woes: This is Candyman 2.0

Premium Content Fast cars, bikini babes, legal woes: This is Candyman 2.0

A flashy businessman dubbed Candyman 2.0 has been ordered to stand trial for dangerous driving.

SEE PICS: Kalkie and Bargara students welcome reef experts

Premium Content SEE PICS: Kalkie and Bargara students welcome reef experts

Bundaberg students have been left inspired and determined to continue protecting their local environment after hearing from two experts in reef conservation

‘No justification’ for Moranbah miner’s revenge porn act

Premium Content ‘No justification’ for Moranbah miner’s revenge porn act

A Moranbah miner sent a teenage girl an intimate photo of her mother in a fit of revenge when the relationship broke down and he spiralled into depression.

Three new COVID cases confirmed in Cairns

Premium Content Three new COVID cases confirmed in Cairns

Three new cases of overseas-acquired COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cairns, while the city has also returned a surprise wastewater result.

Palaszczuk fires back at Treasurer over JobKeeper

Premium Content Palaszczuk fires back at Treasurer over JobKeeper

The Qld Premier has returned fire at Josh Frydenberg amid their JobKeeper tit-for-tat, telling the Federal Treasurer to go to Cairns and talk to NQ businesses.

IGA staffer sacked, charged for giving away food set for bin

Premium Content IGA staffer sacked, charged for giving away food set for bin

The Warwick court heard police were called after less than $10 of food was gifted instead of dumped.

Crime scene declared after building destroyed in blaze

Premium Content Crime scene declared after building destroyed in blaze

Police are investigating a devastating fire which collapsed the roof of a “derelict” building in a Coast street late yesterday.

Woman smashes items after gift shop laybuy dispute

Premium Content Woman smashes items after gift shop laybuy dispute

Laura Rae Fischer got into a heated exchange with a Yeppoon gift store owner.

Refugees released from notorious Brisbane hotel

Premium Content Refugees released from notorious Brisbane hotel

The government has released more than 50 people from the infamous Kangaroo Point Hotel after months of protests, but the fight continues for scores left behind.

‘Instant tragedy’: Man’s spine shattered in backyard pool

Premium Content ‘Instant tragedy’: Man’s spine shattered in backyard pool

An “active, fun-loving” man’s life changed in an instant after a backyard pool accident.

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