Queensland News

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

As farmers continue to destock in record levels, road train operators are desperate to find more drivers to help shift the cattle to greener pastures.

Detainees on roof of Wacol youth detention centre

premium_icon Detainees on roof of Wacol youth detention centre

Two detainees are on top of a building at the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre after busting a hole through the roof.

COURT: Businessman loses licence while another gets arrested

premium_icon COURT: Businessman loses licence while another gets arrested

A BUNDABERG real estate agent has pleaded guilty after a dramatic start to his hearing.

Yes, there was a time men preferred 'beefy birds'

Yes, there was a time men preferred 'beefy birds'

WHEN I was a girl, men did not like thin girls. They used to say that they looked "consumptive”.

Youfoodz owes $50k in super, staff claim

premium_icon Youfoodz owes $50k in super, staff claim

MEALl delivery company Youfoodz has been accused of failing to pay superannuation with some staff claiming they are collectively owed close to $50,000.

Bold plan to hold Adani to account on jobs promises

premium_icon Bold plan to hold Adani to account on jobs promises

Queensland MP's plan to keep the Adani jobs in Central Queensland

Court ruling gives Toowoomba mum hope in NDIS fight

premium_icon Court ruling gives Toowoomba mum hope in NDIS fight

A TOOWOOMBA mother's desperate fight to get the National Disability Insurance Scheme to cover her son's essential "food” has been given a glimmer of hope.

Cyclists allegedly hit by pellets

premium_icon Cyclists allegedly hit by pellets

Two people have been charged over attacks on five cyclists allegedly hit with pellets while riding in a suburb north of Brisbane.

Mum of six robs bank, crashes stolen car in police chase

premium_icon Mum of six robs bank, crashes stolen car in police chase

PHOTOS: Ipswich woman threatens 77-year-old with knife before stealing car and driving to bank - where she was a customer.

'I was too scared to eat anything'

'I was too scared to eat anything'

There have been many dark months were I was struggling to get through the next minute, not just the next hour or the day.

Major health scare brings Coast family to their knees

premium_icon Major health scare brings Coast family to their knees

A much-loved Coast family of six has been brought to its knees, dealt with three serious health blows one after the other.

Shock reason this mum and her daughter are not together

premium_icon Shock reason this mum and her daughter are not together

Single mum Fruzsina Drafi cries after learning her fate for possessing and trafficking methamphetamine

Man suffers double amputation in horror workplace accident

premium_icon Man suffers double amputation in horror workplace accident

"The initial crew that did arrive on scene were faced with these horrific injuries and were able to stabilise the gentleman"

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

A British backpacker has revealed how a working holiday in Australia turned into a nightmare when the couple she was staying with hinted at other intentions.

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

WATCH: THIS split-second decision by a truckie saved the life of a seemingly oblivious cyclist who rode into the path of his truck in the Brisbane CBD.

Clean-up of contaminated CSG site will cost $30m

premium_icon Clean-up of contaminated CSG site will cost $30m

TAXPAYERS will fork out more than $30 million to clean up the contaminated Linc Energy site west of Toowoomba, based on the latest figures in the State Budget.

Medical service says government owes $230,000

premium_icon Medical service says government owes $230,000

A QLD medical service claims it has been left hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket by a federal health agency.

More time in fight to keep child killer in jail

premium_icon More time in fight to keep child killer in jail

The Moranbah community was left shattered after 18-month-old Hemi Goodwin-Burke was brutally killed in March 2015.

Downfall of Insta fitness star: Bodybuilder goes to jail

premium_icon Downfall of Insta fitness star: Bodybuilder goes to jail

FROM social media star to prisoner, Darcy Cogdale's life takes a dramatic turn after foray into crime

NAMED: Bay woman's accused killer identified

premium_icon NAMED: Bay woman's accused killer identified

The man accused of killing Hervey Bay woman Shae Francis is set to front a Brisbane court after an application to extradite him from Victoria was successful

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