Queensland News

Tue 15 Jan 2019

How to turn a traffic light green

How to turn a traffic light green

QUEENSLAND'S peak motoring body has revealed the secrets on how to save time and fuel by triggering a green traffic light.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Cyclone Penny upgraded to category 2

Cyclone Penny upgraded to category 2

Cyclone Penny is picking up speed again and is expected to curve back towards the east coast of Queensland over the weekend.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

36 hours of 'intense heat' on the way

36 hours of 'intense heat' on the way

Get set for 36 hours of “very intense heat” as two capitals look set to burst through the 40C mark and another swelters through its 10th day of a heatwave.

Olivia's family hits back at near-death claims

Olivia's family hits back at near-death claims

Olivia Newton-John’s niece has been given permission to speak about her condition, as rumours swirl the beloved entertainer is gravely ill.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Mother, child electrocuted and killed at Qld farm

Mother, child electrocuted and killed at Qld farm

A mother and her 10-year-old daughter have died after being electrocuted at a rural property in Queensland.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Tributes flow for beloved Aussie actress

Tributes flow for beloved Aussie actress

A FORMER star of the Australian show A Country Practice has died.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Veteran’s plea after sick theft

Veteran’s plea after sick theft

A war veteran has erected a heartbreaking sign out the front of his home after thugs stole a very special item from his house.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Want to fossick? Gold, opal now available to Qld families

Want to fossick? Gold, opal now available to Qld families

QUEENSLAND families will now be given greater access to sites used for fossicking sapphires, gold, opal and topaz.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

UPDATE: Footage shows the damage done by Cyclone Owen as it moves across the north of Queensland destroying houses.

‘I think they will go to $55 by Christmas’

‘I think they will go to $55 by Christmas’

IF you’re after a few king prawns to put on your table this Christmas, you may need to dig a little deeper or change your lunch menu.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

THE young mother of a baby who washed up on a Gold Coast beach after dying in NSW has been charged with failing to protect her child from danger.

LOVE STORY: 'I'm going to marry you one day'

LOVE STORY: 'I'm going to marry you one day'

Couple's endless love strong as ever after 50 years.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

QUEENSLANDERS should brace themselves for a weekend of soaking, potentially dangerous weather

Wed 12 Dec 2018

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

EXPLAINED: Systems to converge for major weather event

The convergence of a ‘zombie’ cyclone and a low-pressure system will result in eastern Australia’s biggest weather event since March.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

Casino man's 'fabulous' beard inspires stunning portrait

NORTHERN Star photographer Marc Stapelberg has been honoured in an international award competition for this impressive image.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

'I often wondered': Wartime letter links families

A letter written 101 years ago brought their stories together. Unbeknownst to them, they lived only a drive away from one another.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Arrest after two slain at caravan park

Arrest after two slain at caravan park

Police have arrested a man and seized a weapon after a man and a woman in their 60s were slain at a Queensland caravan park.

Brave girl completes chemo before Christmas

Brave girl completes chemo before Christmas

Christmas has come early for a little girl who bravely endured four rounds of chemotherapy in her battle against leukaemia.

CCTV captures battle between dog and eastern brown snake

CCTV captures battle between dog and eastern brown snake

A NORTH Burnett pup has taken on an eastern brown snake and come out top dog.

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