Queensland News

Wed 23 Jan 2019

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

A MAN is in hospital with significant burns after a barbecue exploded in his face in Moorooka.

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

STUCK alone in the middle of the outback with a blown tyre, hours away from any service station, and no phone signal was this woman’s idea of a horror story.

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Scrubbing the toilet is easily the most dreaded job in any house. Now, thanks to the power of technology, you can make a robot do it for you.

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

ELECTRIC cars are here to stay and more are on the way but an all-important element is missing and the government wants to plug that hole.

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Nothing creates a shopping frenzy like a cult bargain homewares item. This is the latest one that has sent bloggers into a meltdown.

Man loses job over police check confusion

Man loses job over police check confusion

Paul Hovey never thought his high paying job would end in such a headache.

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

BOB Katter has put his foot in it again by calling homosexuality a 'fashion statement' while on a regional Queensland campaign stop.

Charges laid over Pialba murder

Charges laid over Pialba murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Pialba man Wayne John Thackrah earlier this year

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

It is predicted it will reach the lowest recorded level in 45 years by the middle of the year.

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

ONE of the oldest crocodiles in the Far North is proving age is no obstacle when it comes to being a stud and making cute, little crocodile babies.

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

SAM Karagiozis was one of Australia’s most enthusiastic crypto supporters. Now, the outspoken entrepreneur has revealed he’s lost a fortune.

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

COSTCO North Lakes was evacuated this afternoon and the store remained closed for about an hour.

Man sentenced after 'horrendous' New Year's Eve rampage

Man sentenced after 'horrendous' New Year's Eve rampage

A man has pleaded guilty following a drunken New Year's Eve rampage at a camp-site where he threatened several people including holding one man at knife point.

LNP leader duped by fake Facebook account

LNP leader duped by fake Facebook account

DEB Frecklington has shared fake news about the unions and nobody is impressed.

Man's body found after large-scale land, water search

Man's body found after large-scale land, water search

A REPORT will be prepared for the coroner after the 21-year-old's body was found this afternoon.

What your stressful job is doing to your health

What your stressful job is doing to your health

THAT toxic job you hate could be doing far more damage than simply making you bored and stressed.

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

UPDATE: An exclusion zone is in place around a tanker truck which has rolled and caught alight west of Charleville.

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

APPLE'S latest iPads are rumoured to be coming sooner rather than later — including a long awaited update to an old favourite.

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