Queensland News

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Miner who turned $1 into $1b asset

premium_icon Miner who turned $1 into $1b asset

The man who invested $1 in a struggling Queensland coal mine five years ago and turned it into a billion dollar asset is hoping to repeat his success.

The obscure red light rule costing drivers a motza

premium_icon The obscure red light rule costing drivers a motza

If you break this little-known road rule, it could cost you at least $500. And it’s tripping up motorists every day.

‘Treated like a prisoner’: Quarantine a disaster

premium_icon ‘Treated like a prisoner’: Quarantine a disaster

Forced into mandatory quarantine in Townsville, a Queensland man has blasted hotel staff, police officers and the health authorities who put him there.

Call for change in childcare

premium_icon Call for change in childcare

The return of paid child care has sparked calls for the funding system to be revised as thousands of families feel the financial pinch of COVID-19.

One new case as Queensland vaccine trial begins

premium_icon One new case as Queensland vaccine trial begins

One new case of coronavirus has been recorded in Queensland overnight. It comes as volunteers receive the first doses of a promising COVID-19 vaccine developed in the...

Large vehicle topples at South Rockhampton intersection

premium_icon Large vehicle topples at South Rockhampton intersection

Traffic is being diverted around a vehicle which rolled earlier this morning on a suburban street.

Aussies who will get $1080 tax perk

premium_icon Aussies who will get $1080 tax perk

Australians are racing to file their tax returns, with some eligible for the Low and Middle Income Tax Offset worth up to $1080. Here’s who can get it.

5C colder: Chill returns to southeast

premium_icon 5C colder: Chill returns to southeast

Temperatures are set to plunge again in southeast Queensland, with chilly nights as much as 5C cooler than their usual July average.

Brisbane teens made $70k in lockdown

Brisbane teens made $70k in lockdown

Two teens made $70,000 in a month at the height of Australia’s lockdown, more money than they had in the rest of their lives combined.

Chinese billionaire’s big property  sell-off

premium_icon Chinese billionaire’s big property sell-off

A Chinese billionaire who initiated the three-tower Jewel project and is buying Mariner’s Cove, has put a number of properties on the market.

Crash Tackle: Broncos unlock Milford mystery

premium_icon Crash Tackle: Broncos unlock Milford mystery

Anthony Seibold takes a leaf out of The Last Dance coaching manual, Broncos unlock Anthony Milford and comical swap deals making mockery of the NRL.

Teen killed in Lockhart River crash

premium_icon Teen killed in Lockhart River crash

Police are investigating the Far North’s third fatal crash in as many days after a 16-year-old male died overnight after the vehicle he was in lost control.

Seven swings axe on Gold Coast presenter

premium_icon Seven swings axe on Gold Coast presenter

Seven has shaken up its Gold Coast ranks by axing a familiar face citing the pandemic’s “tough times”.

‘Crunch point’: Term 3 challenge for teachers, students

premium_icon ‘Crunch point’: Term 3 challenge for teachers, students

Teachers and students are bracing for increased pressure heading back to school for term 3, with one issue presenting a completely new classroom challenge.

Nightclub revellers slammed for playing ‘Russian roulette’

premium_icon Nightclub revellers slammed for playing ‘Russian roulette’

Brisbane revellers were spotted flouting social distancing rules as they celebrated the second weekend of eased coronavirus restrictions.

Pandemic to wipe 2900 jobs, 10% off Gympie economy

premium_icon Pandemic to wipe 2900 jobs, 10% off Gympie economy

Some of regoin’s 19 industries have been sucker-punched while others have grown by millions

Woman throws chair at car after man’s alleged infidelity

premium_icon Woman throws chair at car after man’s alleged infidelity

A heated argument broke out when the woman accused her partner of cheating when he was at the pub.

GRAPHIC: Woman fined, banned from owning animals for life

premium_icon GRAPHIC: Woman fined, banned from owning animals for life

Court heard numerous cats, dogs and kittens were kept in “appalling squalor”.

Woman shares nightmare post-COVID job search tale

premium_icon Woman shares nightmare post-COVID job search tale

From a boss watching sport mid interview to an email slamming her resume, a Mackay woman has laid bare the stark reality job seekers face.

SICKENING: 9 axe-related Gympie crimes

premium_icon SICKENING: 9 axe-related Gympie crimes

They were violent, frightening and sickening above all else. SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR MORE GYMPIE CRIME NEWS

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