Queensland News

Wed 27 May 2020

Mining engineering firm goes into insolvency owing $2m

premium_icon Mining engineering firm goes into insolvency owing $2m

A longstanding Mackay-based engineering company with a strong reputation in the mining sector has been put into administration owing creditors more than $2m.

Landlord sues infamous nightclub over rent

premium_icon Landlord sues infamous nightclub over rent

The millionaire owner of an infamous nightclub best known for hosting Usain Bolt during the Commonwealth Games is suing his tenants over rental arrears.

Beehive heist lands man in court after two-year police probe

premium_icon Beehive heist lands man in court after two-year police probe

A man is set to face court in July charged with the theft of several beehives from a rural property.

Tradie accused of threatening to kill over unpaid bill

premium_icon Tradie accused of threatening to kill over unpaid bill

A tradie who allegedly threatened to kill his clients over an unpaid bill may have to undertake anger management counselling if he is granted bail

‘Creepy’: Owner devastated by break-in caught on CCTV

premium_icon ‘Creepy’: Owner devastated by break-in caught on CCTV

Katie Johnston says she was devastated to find her Sunshine Coast restaurant had been ransacked at “the worst of times”.

‘Let us open’: Struggling business pleas for rule relaxation

premium_icon ‘Let us open’: Struggling business pleas for rule relaxation

A hinterland accommodation business fighting to survive a $75,000 blow is begging the State Government to relax COVID-19 restrictions.

Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

premium_icon Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

An eight-year-old Coast girl made a miracle recovery after she was impaled in the head with a stick when an innocent game went horribly wrong. WARNING: Graphic

Magistrate’s sentence reduces man to tears

premium_icon Magistrate’s sentence reduces man to tears

The drug offender was assured the tears were being wasted.

Reconciliation Week not forgotten during Covid-19 crisis

premium_icon Reconciliation Week not forgotten during Covid-19 crisis

National Reconciliation Week starts today and the IWC is ensuring it stays firmly on the radar in Bundaberg.

Meet the $15k jetsetting cat

premium_icon Meet the $15k jetsetting cat

A cat has done more travelling than most of us in the last two months after her owners pulled out all the stops to get her from America to Australia.

Containers hang off ship as it docks

premium_icon Containers hang off ship as it docks

Containers were hanging off the APL England ship as it docked after coming under fire from authorities for allowing 75 containers to tumble into the ocean.

Suburb rocked again after woman’s body found

premium_icon Suburb rocked again after woman’s body found

A usually quiet suburb has been rocked by another death after a woman’s body was found this morning, with police investigations continuing.

More details emerge about nurse's trip to Blackwater while infectious

premium_icon More details emerge about nurse's trip to Blackwater while...

4.20pm: 'Sunset' twist after Blackwater man tested positive for COVID-19 following his death yesterday.

Qld suburb left in terror after machete man seen in streets

premium_icon Qld suburb left in terror after machete man seen in streets

Residents have been left scared and shocked after witnessing a man allegedly wielding a metre-long machete down a main road on Brisbane’s bayside.

Opinion: Premier must stick to her guns on border

premium_icon Opinion: Premier must stick to her guns on border

While NSW has a population just 1.5 times that of Queensland, it suffers a COVID-19 infection rate three times higher and a mortality rate eight times higher

‘Humiliated’ psychologist may never work in field again

premium_icon ‘Humiliated’ psychologist may never work in field again

Ex-prison psychologist who had an inappropriate relationship with two inmates and leaked info about witnesses in a drug case may never work in the field again

5 things you need to know about Blackwater virus death

premium_icon 5 things you need to know about Blackwater virus death

As the community comes to grips with the tragedy, here are five things you need to know right now.

Crucial flaw behind huge border mistake

premium_icon Crucial flaw behind huge border mistake

Palaszczuk thinks she’s doing the right thing with her firm line on the border. But one crucial factor has caused her to make a terrible mistake

17 DUIs – is this Queensland’s worst driver?

premium_icon 17 DUIs – is this Queensland’s worst driver?

A Queensland tradie with more than 50 driving charges to his name is now facing an additional 21, as the details of a horrifying traffic and drunk driving history...

Queensland man youngest to die from coronavirus at 30

Queensland man youngest to die from coronavirus at 30

In an “unfolding situation”, a 30-year-old Queensland man has died from coronavirus overnight.

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