Queensland News

Thu 2 Apr 2020

COVID-19 CRIMS: Thieves targeting properties during pandemic

premium_icon COVID-19 CRIMS: Thieves targeting properties during pandemic

A string of major thefts have police believing criminals are using the COVID-19 pandemic to target certain properties

Couple arrested after buying chicken and chips

premium_icon Couple arrested after buying chicken and chips

‘The police don’t forget’: Decision to take a lunch break leads to date with the magistrate.

Rare condition adds years to child’s life

premium_icon Rare condition adds years to child’s life

An 11-week-old Toowoomba baby has been diagnosed with a rare condition that his mother called a 'miracle'.

EGG OVERLOAD: Stubborn hens miss virus memo

premium_icon EGG OVERLOAD: Stubborn hens miss virus memo

‘Rain, hail or shine they’re still laying eggs every day’

Young crims ‘swamp’ bottle shops as robbery figures spike

premium_icon Young crims ‘swamp’ bottle shops as robbery figures spike

Packs of juveniles “flooding” bottle shops, armed with knives and sharp objects, are believed to be behind a surge in robberies sweeping through Cairns – but police...

'Insolvency avalanche’ as 73 Qld businesses collapse

premium_icon 'Insolvency avalanche’ as 73 Qld businesses collapse

A national insolvency firm says the government’s financial support, while welcome, could create an ‘avalanche’ of company collapses when the money runs out.

Emergency flights could take Far North seafood into Asia

premium_icon Emergency flights could take Far North seafood into Asia

Seafood exporters in the Far North are waiting to see whether they will be able to benefit from emergency flights to send fresh produce to foreign markets.

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

QUEENSLAND has been rocked by another coronavirus death as the PM announces new measures to help families with childcare costs.

Cairns Hospital braces for severe COVID-19 cases

premium_icon Cairns Hospital braces for severe COVID-19 cases

In the wake of a fourth Queenslander dying from COVID-19, health officials are bracing for severe coronavirus cases at Cairns Hospital.

Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

premium_icon Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

Teachers on the frontline are calling for help in unprecedented numbers as they come to terms with the impacts of the COVID-19

Beach closures, lockdowns: The fools ruining it for everyone

premium_icon Beach closures, lockdowns: The fools ruining it for everyone

To those flouting coronavirus restrictions, like those fools caught soaking up the sun yesterday, it’s time to pull your heads out of the sand.

‘Take it seriously, Qld lives are at stake’

‘Take it seriously, Qld lives are at stake’

Queensland’s Health Minister has issued a confronting warning to those Queenslanders continuing to flout rules designed to stop the spread of COVID-19, as another man...

Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

premium_icon Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

It is the second death related to the coronavirus in the Toowoomba Region.

Huge pay packets of Uni bosses revealed

premium_icon Huge pay packets of Uni bosses revealed

University bosses who earn twice as much as the Prime Minister will be forced to slash spending as coronavirus cuts revenue by as much as 20 per cent

Premier freezes ‘senseless’ public servant pay rises

premium_icon Premier freezes ‘senseless’ public servant pay rises

Queensland’s 224,000 public servants have had their pay rises frozen, which Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says is the only sensible decision during hard times.

‘Gut-wrenching’: Family heartbroken as alleged killer freed

premium_icon ‘Gut-wrenching’: Family heartbroken as alleged killer freed

On the day the Beasley family should be celebrating their son Jack’s 18th birthday, a man charged over his death walked from prison on bail.

Power tool pirate on loose after ride-on mower escape

premium_icon Power tool pirate on loose after ride-on mower escape

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a power tool store north of Brisbane before making his get-away on a ride-on mower.

Man charged after police car allegedly rammed in hit-run

premium_icon Man charged after police car allegedly rammed in hit-run

It is believed several cars were hit during the incident.

COVID-19: Contact tracing underway for Rocky flight

COVID-19: Contact tracing underway for Rocky flight

A public health alert is out for a Qantas flight from Brisbane to Rockhampton last week.

Miners respond to tough FIFO restrictions

premium_icon Miners respond to tough FIFO restrictions

The mining sector has embraced a safety first approach before guiding Queensland’s economy to recovery.

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