A man has been charged with running down a woman on his mobility scooter and then fleeing the scene, south of Brisbane.The 62-year-old woman suffered serious hip, arm and neck injuries when she was hit from behind on a footpath near Beenleigh train station earlier this month.
Two Queensland men have been charged with hurling fireworks from a moving car, sparking a fire that destroyed 14 square kilometres of bush in a national park.A dozen fire fighting units were needed to contain the fire that tore through part of the Albinia National Park, south west of Rockhampton, on Monday,The park is home to vulnerable species including koalas, the central greater glider, and the white-throated needletail, a large swift that can fly at speeds of up to 130 kilometres an hour.
An early morning McDonald's run while on meth has landed a Brisbane man in jail after he took a corner one-handed and crashed his car, causing life-threatening injuries to two passengers.Cale James Cross, 23, walked away "relatively unscathed" from the November 2020 crash that resulted in two out of his three passengers going to hospital with serious injuries including a skull fracture, brain bleed and fractured vertebra.
An advanced manufacturing facility that would refine ore for battery production is one step closer to construction after the Queensland government referred it to the state's coordinator-general.The Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub (TECH), which will be located at the Landsdown Eco-Industrial facility 40km south of the city has been declared a prescribed project by the state government.
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An aviation industry worker has tested positive for COVID-19 in Queensland, sparking a public health alert for sites in Brisbane."The man in his 30s works in the aviation industry, with no recent history of overseas or interstate travel," Queensland Health said in a statement late on Monday.
A technically brilliant team led by Australia's national science agency has kicked NASA's butt in a global challenge deep inside the bowels of the Earth.The CSIRO-led team has claimed silver at an event participants think of as the 'Robot Olympics', an epic three-year competition that has just concluded in a vast old limestone mine in the US state of Kentucky.
Queensland's health minister says many residents stranded interstate knew the rules and risks before they travelled and must wait their turn to come home.Yvette D'Ath says she understands stranded Queenslanders are frustrated but it would irresponsible to open up home quarantine arrangements to thousands of people without understanding what threat that might pose.
The federal government says it won't be helping Queensland with a $600 million cost blowout to replicate a stretch of the M1 on the Gold Coast.State Transport Minister Mark Bailey has revealed the first stage of the so-called second M1 - a six-lane, 45km arterial route from Nerang to Logan - will now be $2.
A simple first-aid technique could give shark bite victims vital minutes of survival until emergency services can get to them.The Australian National University has found a new method of stemming blood loss from people if they're bitten on the leg.
A carpenter who used black market steroids for years lied to a corruption watchdog about a lawyer's drug use because of "misguided loyalty" to his best friend.Craig David McDonald pleaded guilty to perjury over his testimony to the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) which was investigating criminal conduct in relation to Queensland lawyers.
Queensland's deputy premier has suggested Clive Palmer's plans for a new coal-fired power station might be another one of his pipe dreams.Steven Miles won't yet use his call-in powers to halt the project because he doubts it will happen.
A Samoan man who savagely stabbed and bludgeoned his wife to death at their Queensland home has been exonerated of her murder and convicted of manslaughter.Arona Peniamina pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife Sandra at their home in Kippa-Ring, north of Brisbane, on March 31, 2016.
A group of Queenslanders will take to the streets to protest against opening the state border prematurely, saying the push to open up is being driven by business rather than public health.The Health before Profits group is set to rally in support of public health workers and COVID-19 restrictions, including lockdowns and state border closures, in the Brisbane CBD at 5.
Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles has accused the prime minister's office of backgrounding journalists against a plan to offer free NRL finals tickets to people getting the jab.The NRL has offered 3000 double passes to Queenslanders getting vaccinated against COVID-19 on Thursday and Friday to help the state government encourage more uptake.
A third man has been charged with the shooting murder of southeast Queensland golf club caretaker Gregory Harding.The 64-year-old was shot at close range outside his home at the Craignish Country Club, near Hervey Bay, on the night of August 15.
Queenslanders have been told a complex mix of factors will determine if the state opens up in time for Christmas.Deputy Premier Steven Miles says its too soon to provide any clarity on whether the state's borders will reopen in time for the holidays.
The victim, a father of five, died after his throat was allegedly slit at a shopping centre by a man he'd never met.
A Queensland snake catcher has used a new, clever trick which he says couldn't have worked out better. Find out what it was he used to lure the venomous snake.
A prison guard is being treated in hospital after being bitten on the hand by a "highly agitated and volatile" inmate in Brisbane.Queensland Corrective Services says the officer had rushed to help a prisoner suffering a medical emergency at Brisbane Correctional Centre about 5am on Thursday.
Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles has the power to call in a controversial coal-fired power station proposed by Clive Palmer's Waratah Coal, according to conservationists.Waratah, a subsidiary of Mr Palmer's Mineralogy, has submitted a development application for a coal-fired power plant with Barcaldine Regional Council in central Queensland.
NRL player and Brisbane Bronco TC Robati has been fined $1000 following a guilty plea to a dangerous driving charge after causing a car to swerve while in the passenger seat.His lawyer Dave Garratt said the 19-year-old forward was "extremely remorseful" and "embarrassed" over the incident during a brief appearance in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday.