Queensland News

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Man accused of involvement in huge $100k Coast ATM robberies

Man accused of involvement in huge $100k Coast ATM robberies

A SIPPY Downs man has faced court for the first time following a massive police investigation into several Coast ATM robberies that saw several people charged.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Why we’re confused about pizza boxes

Why we’re confused about pizza boxes

IPSWICH City Council’s decision to end recycling and take waste from yellow-top bins to landfill has left many confused about what exactly can be recycled. Pizza...

Contractor goes bust, workers unpaid on $53m Coast project

Contractor goes bust, workers unpaid on $53m Coast project

A leading Sunshine Coast contractor has been placed in external administration and workers on a $53m project have been left unpaid.

What to do to stop recycling going to landfill

What to do to stop recycling going to landfill

WHAT'S going to happen to my yellow-lidded wheelie bin of civic good?

Accused ice queen to go home

Accused ice queen to go home

Accused of raking in $10k a week from drugs, she breached bail last time - but gets another chance 

Coast launches bid to secure Google Australia's new HQ

Coast launches bid to secure Google Australia's new HQ

THE Sunshine Coast could become home to Google Australia’s new headquarters.

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

Former council CEO, wife charged with corruption over $104K

It is alleged they received a total of 20 separate corrupt payments, totalling $104,000.

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

IPSWICH's recycling system collapses as council faces massive increase in costs to dispose of waste.

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Scientist analysed 15 years of data to reach astonishing conclusion.

Teen treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

Teen treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

A TEENAGER has suffered smoke inhalation as fire broke out in a Sunshine Coast home early this morning.

Confessed 'boy lover' breaches sex offender conditions

Confessed 'boy lover' breaches sex offender conditions

A self-confessed "boy lover" living in Mackay convicted of possessing child pornography admitted to eighth breach of reporting obligations.

Three in hospital after car flips on hinterland road

Three in hospital after car flips on hinterland road

THREE people have been taken to hospital after a rollover crash on the Sunshine Coast.

Stranger runs into burning home, saves pets

Stranger runs into burning home, saves pets

A STRANGER has been praised as a hero after running into a blazing house fire to check if anyone was inside and walking out with two guinea pigs under his arm.

Mum snapped for jailhouse drug plot

Mum snapped for jailhouse drug plot

Mother making good progress in community after jailhouse plot busted 

Grandma threatened and scared

Grandma threatened and scared

A grandmother who lives alone in a small unit in North Mackay feels like she lives in a jail.

Young man allegedly killed himself, parents in blaze

Young man allegedly killed himself, parents in blaze

NEIGHBOURS said they heard a woman scream during a house fire as a man allegedly killed himself and his parents. A Whitsundays man was among the victims.

US sanction could force alumina target reduction for Rio Tinto

US sanction could force alumina target reduction for Rio...

RIO Tinto has warned it could reduce its 2018 alumina production target for Queensland Alumina because of the United States' sanction on Russia.

'Six months shy of consent': No jail for underage sex

'Six months shy of consent': No jail for underage sex

Their encounter was revealed to her dad by a friend of hers.

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

Glitzy seminars led to tears after investors sent money to rogue traders

Shock findings: More than 4500 youths left homeless

Shock findings: More than 4500 youths left homeless

YOUNG adults without social and economic support are destined to fail, and are at great risk of becoming homeless, Queensland researchers say.

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