Queensland News

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

premium_icon Premier to meet with mayors over Qld travel crackdown

Mackay MP says some people are continuing to flout the rules.

Coronavirus tally increases in Mackay region

premium_icon Coronavirus tally increases in Mackay region

The latest case comes just days after a drastic spike in cases within the Mackay Hospital and Health Service.

Prison pandemic: Virus tally climbs in Qld jails

premium_icon Prison pandemic: Virus tally climbs in Qld jails

Five Queensland prison officers have now tested positive for coronavirus, while 78 are self-isolating. It follows a jail lockdown when an officer tested positive two...

West Moreton Health staff in isolation after virus scare

premium_icon West Moreton Health staff in isolation after virus scare

Hospital workers have been isolated after coming in contact with someone later confirmed to have coronavirus.

Unimaginable loss devastates Darling Downs Zoo

premium_icon Unimaginable loss devastates Darling Downs Zoo

“The whole world got wrecked without a single shot being fired”: Zoo struggles to keep on top of colossal costs.

Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

premium_icon Sporting statue robbed before official unveiling

ALLORA community shocked as vandals damage homegrown heroes newly minted statue.

CLOSED: All beachside carparks shut

premium_icon CLOSED: All beachside carparks shut

A fed up Gold Coast mayor has shut all beachside carparks saying it was a clear message to Easter revellers ‘there’s no point coming here’.

NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

premium_icon NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

The Whitsundays have offered to host all 16 NRL clubs at Hamilton, Daydream and Hayman Islands in an effort to resume the 2020 competition.

Tributes flow for 23-year-old killed in shark attack

premium_icon Tributes flow for 23-year-old killed in shark attack

A Queensland Parks and Wildlife ranger has been revealed as the victim killed in a shark attack while working in waters off an island in the Barrier Reef.

5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

premium_icon 5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

When school goes online because of the pandemic isolation restrictions, these are the 5 must-have software tools to make the pain that much easier on everyone.

Get the taste of the Ekka at home

premium_icon Get the taste of the Ekka at home

Disappointed you can't stock up on your favourite showbags at this year's Ekka? There's a way to get the show experience from the comfort of home.

All Gold Coast beachside carparks to be closed

premium_icon All Gold Coast beachside carparks to be closed

Mayor Tom Tate has announced that all carparks at Gold Coast beaches are to be closed ahead of the Easter weekend.

Two mums with coronavirus give birth in QLD

premium_icon Two mums with coronavirus give birth in QLD

Two mums suffering from coronavirus have given birth to babies at Gold Coast University Hospital.

Border-hoppers hit with eye-watering fines

premium_icon Border-hoppers hit with eye-watering fines

Police have issued eye-watering fines after vehicles were spotted evading border roadblocks.

Anxiety not a reason to use drugs

premium_icon Anxiety not a reason to use drugs

Using cannabis to help with anxiety did not prevent a Proserpine man copping a fine in Proserpine Magistrates Court, on Monday.

Woman ‘spits at and bites’ officers, faces imprisonment

premium_icon Woman ‘spits at and bites’ officers, faces imprisonment

The young woman pleaded guilty to multiple charges of serious assault.

Operators say cattle sales must go on

premium_icon Operators say cattle sales must go on

Region’s operators determined to continue with sales, and urge attendees to adhere to hygiene rules.

QLD cases jump 13 to total of 934

premium_icon QLD cases jump 13 to total of 934

Queensland’s new coronavirus cases have increased by 13 overnight taking the state’s total to 934. But while the curve flattens, Australians have been warned strict...

Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called ‘queen’

premium_icon Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called ‘queen’

A child sex offender asked a 13-year-old girl he called his “queen” to send explicit videos of herself in exchange for education money, a court has been told.

Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

premium_icon Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

The inspirational officer who almost died when he was hit by a stolen vehicle returned to police work today - only 18 months after being in an induced coma.

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