Queensland News

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Masked thug's relentless steel bar attack on stranger

premium_icon Masked thug's relentless steel bar attack on stranger

George Michael Keith Nielsen wrapped a T-shirt around his face before racing up to a random stranger and brutally bashing him with a steel pipe for no reason

$100k wanted to help family of cyclist who struck dead pig

premium_icon $100k wanted to help family of cyclist who struck dead pig

A cyclist who suffered serious head injuries after crashing into a pig carcass remains in hospital almost two weeks after the incident.

Goondiwindi man, 24, identified as victim of crash tragedy

premium_icon Goondiwindi man, 24, identified as victim of crash tragedy

A CRASH which claimed the life of a young Goondiwindi man remains under investigation.

What giant pumice raft could mean for reef in FNQ

premium_icon What giant pumice raft could mean for reef in FNQ

A huge raft of pumice floating towards the Australian coastline has been heralded as a potential lifesaver for the Great Barrier Reef — but all is not as it seems.

Fatal hit and run could have been 'tragic accident'

premium_icon Fatal hit and run could have been 'tragic accident'

Police are seeking dash cam footage after a man was found with serious injuries to his head, torso and limbs on Sunday night.

Girl, 8, fights for life after near drowning

premium_icon Girl, 8, fights for life after near drowning

A YOUNG girl is in a critical condition after a near-drowning at Bluewater yesterday afternoon.

Defence Department charged over worker’s lost leg

premium_icon Defence Department charged over worker’s lost leg

CHARGES have been laid against the Department of Defence after a worker suffered critical injuries during a maintenance operation.

ROLLING COVERAGE: Gas leak emergency in Maryborough CBD

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: Gas leak emergency in Maryborough CBD

Businesses are closed and traffic is being diverted as emergency crews attend to a major gas leak in Maryborough's CBD

Cop suspended for alleged sexual misconduct

premium_icon Cop suspended for alleged sexual misconduct

A Queensland cop has been suspended over allegations of sexual misconduct towards a member of the public.

Man jailed for 'terrifying' crime to retrieve debt

premium_icon Man jailed for 'terrifying' crime to retrieve debt

YOUNG father kisses baby goodbye after being found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm

BREAKING: Major gas leak shuts down Maryborough CBD

BREAKING: Major gas leak shuts down Maryborough CBD

Maryborough's CBD is on lock down due to a major gas leak.

Missing evidence key to chief scientist’s fraud defence

premium_icon Missing evidence key to chief scientist’s fraud defence

Queensland’s suspended chief scientist allegedly used a corporate credit card to buy more than $30,000 of items including a scooter, drone and cameras.

Gympie heroes relive moment they pulled man from fiery car

premium_icon Gympie heroes relive moment they pulled man from fiery car

Heroes recognised: "Seconds later the bonnet and the driver seat all went up in flames”

Mum’s heartbreak helping change cancer kids’ lives

premium_icon Mum’s heartbreak helping change cancer kids’ lives

A creative mum with a passion to bring back self-esteem is changing the lives of young cancer patients one hat at a time.

Conservationist’s development plan to ‘protect rainforest’

premium_icon Conservationist’s development plan to ‘protect rainforest’

A LEADING conservationist has a bold plan to use her own property to protect the Far North’s rainforest from developers.

Friends rally for ‘gentle giant’ killed in ute explosion

premium_icon Friends rally for ‘gentle giant’ killed in ute explosion

A 22-year-old man who died in a car explosion last week was a ‘gentle giant’ known for spoiling his younger siblings with sweet treats.

Parents concerned over ‘crowded’ school buses

premium_icon Parents concerned over ‘crowded’ school buses

QLD parents have raised concerns over the high numbers of students allowed to travel on state-contracted bus routes, which they say are at dangerous levels.

Man's revenge axe attack on man who shot his dog

premium_icon Man's revenge axe attack on man who shot his dog

A MAN has been sentenced for a "barbaric" axe attack on his neighbour after discovering his therapy dog had been shot.

Alcoholic thief says he had no memory of incident

premium_icon Alcoholic thief says he had no memory of incident

Losing his mother late last year was a significant trauma for him, causing him to fall of the wagon and return to substance abuse

Trad sees off threat from rebellious unions

premium_icon Trad sees off threat from rebellious unions

IT'S been a big weekend for the state’s leaders, with a militant union backing down on its threat to move against Deputy Premier Jackie Trad.

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