Queensland News

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Fumes force Tigerair flight turnaround

Fumes force Tigerair flight turnaround

A Tigerair plane has been forced to return to Brisbane airport following reports of fumes in the cabin.

Staffer says bosses ‘never visited’ ride operators

Staffer says bosses ‘never visited’ ride operators

A DISTRESSED junior ride operator who was working on the doomed ride the day of the Dreamworld tragedy has revealed how little training she had.

WATCH: Kevin Bloody Wilson duets with country legend

WATCH: Kevin Bloody Wilson duets with country legend

He's known for his profanity-laden tunes, but did you know Kevin Bloody Wilson actually has a remarkable singing voice?

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

Caravan 'flipped' and causes chaos on Bruce Highway

QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service crews are on route to a caravan rollover on the Bruce Highway at Bells Creek.

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

FRIENDS of the Biloela family who lost their deportation appeal today are holding on to hope for an intervention to allow them to stay in Australia.

Shocking level of violence revealed in QLD jail

Shocking level of violence revealed in QLD jail

PRISON officers and former inmates have revealed what really goes on inside Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre — from bashings to attempted suicides.

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

Toowoomba woman in hospital after Warrego Highway crash

LATEST: The driver of a car involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway near Dalby remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

Deadline looms to make Queensland an age-friendly state

THE Queensland Government is urging community groups to help build the state into an age-friendly community.

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

One child a week falling victim to sexual harm

SHOCKING new figures paint a damning picture of the Territory’s child abuse problem, with an average of close to one child a week falling victim to sexual harm

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

‘I’ll keep that email forever’

A QUEENSLAND doctor helped identify a new genetic disorder which is so rare it has only been found in three children worldwide, including Queensland siblings.

Moment Dreamworld workers realised horror

Moment Dreamworld workers realised horror

WHEN Courtney Williams thought the doomed Dreamworld ride had malfunctioned she looked at her supervisor. Then she saw his face drop.

Careless driving penalty increased

Careless driving penalty increased

IN a win for the grieving family of Yasmin McAllister, the maximum penalties for driving offences which cause death or grievous bodily harm have been increased.

Indie Armstrong's family 'overwhelmed' by flood of support

Indie Armstrong's family 'overwhelmed' by flood of support

OVER $60,000 has been raised for the family of six-year-old Indie Armstrong, who was tragically killed in a carpark accident on Sunday.

Shortest day to bring warm relief across Qld

Shortest day to bring warm relief across Qld

THURSDAY’S winter solstice may be the shortest day of sunshine for the year, but it doesn’t mean it won’t be pleasant.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

The Local Government Minister, has requested the council respond “to further matters in my consideration of whether they should not be dismissed or suspended”.

Family’s message for Dreamworld ride operator

Family’s message for Dreamworld ride operator

HEARTBROKEN families of the Dreamworld tragedy have issued a powerful message to the man operating the ride that day.

NRL bad boy reaches massive settlement

NRL bad boy reaches massive settlement

THE Broncos have made a dramatic move to end the Matt Lodge assault case stand-off with a settlement payment.

Woman given green light to use dead partner's sperm

Woman given green light to use dead partner's sperm

A QUEENSLAND woman will finally be able to have her dead partner's child after a landmark court ruling.

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

A RIDE operator working on the Dreamworld attraction which malfunctioned leading to the deaths of four guests did not know first aid, an inquest has heard.

Toothpaste ingredient linked to superbug risk

Toothpaste ingredient linked to superbug risk

A NEW Queensland study has found a common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash may be contributing to antibiotic resistance, fostering the rise of deadly...

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