Queensland News

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Aussies solve ‘gross’ bikini problem

Aussies solve ‘gross’ bikini problem

It’s a horrible feeling any self-respecting Australian loathes. But a new label has fixed the issue — and made $1 million in just 12 months.

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

Hong Kong protester dies after fall

A protester in Hong Kong has become the first fatality of the state's political unrest after falling from a scaffolding while hanging a political banner.

Super shut-off will affect millions

Super shut-off will affect millions

If you haven’t checked your super fund or life insurance lately, you could be in for a nasty surprise.

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia

A musical based on the 2001 hit movie is coming to Australia in 2020 and will tour in three major cities.

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson’s bizarre Twitter message

OJ Simpson, who was once acquitted of the murder of his wife and her friend has joined Twitter by leaving an ominous message.

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Bumble offers dream job for singles

Dream job alert — dating app Bumble has just announced it will pay someone to travel the world looking for love. What a combo!

Spice Girls announce Australian tour

Spice Girls announce Australian tour

It’s happening, it’s really happening. At the last show of their UK reunion tour, Mel B announced the Spice Girls are coming to Australia.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

‘Grotty’ idea that made Queensland mum a fortune

‘Grotty’ idea that made Queensland mum a fortune

A Queensland stay-at-home mum managed to turn her side hustle into a growing multimillion-dollar empire with a product parents love.

‘I woke up in an empty building’

‘I woke up in an empty building’

A Mascot Towers resident has told of his horror of waking up this morning to find the entire building had been evacuated except for him.

RAPIST WALKED FREE: How horror attack was allowed to happen

RAPIST WALKED FREE: How horror attack was allowed to happen

Australia has been stunned and horrified by the brutal rape of a seven-year-old. It should never have been allowed to happen. WARNING: Graphic.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS: Do you share a birthday with these people?

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS: Do you share a birthday with these people?

Check out which celebrities are celebrating their birthdays today.

Calls for public hearings on UFOs

Calls for public hearings on UFOs

A former senior politician has demanded public hearings be held to reveal what the military and government really know about UFOs.

Incredible way a lost city is rebuilding

Incredible way a lost city is rebuilding

How do you rebuild when 500,000 people are dead, half a country is destroyed, and millions of people have been driven away? You start small.

Brisbane school block engulfed in flames

Brisbane school block engulfed in flames

The blaze at the Upper Mt Gravatt school is being treated as suspicious.

High-rise evacuated over ‘movement’

High-rise evacuated over ‘movement’

Residents from 131 apartments in a Sydney tower have been evacuated and engineers called after “a large crack” appeared in the ten-year-old building.

Carnival ‘refused to let dying man get off ship’

Carnival ‘refused to let dying man get off ship’

The grieving family of a man who died on a cruise ship is suing Carnival, claiming it ignored pleas to let the dying man get off to seek medical help.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Bob Hawke's 'sadness on climate failure'

Bob Hawke's 'sadness on climate failure'

Bob Hawke's granddaughter has praised his environmental record while delivering a searing criticism of Australia's "failure" to tackle climate change.

50% off Dyson?! Aussie retailer announces huge flash sale

50% off Dyson?! Aussie retailer announces huge flash sale

The Aussie retail giant has kicked off a four-day flash sale, cutting as much as 50 per cent off some major brands — including Dyson vacuums.

Robo-debt scrutinised by UN over human rights breaches

Robo-debt scrutinised by UN over human rights breaches

"The robo-debt debacle has seen the government bully people into paying debts they do not owe, in an attempt to prioritise efficiency over human rights."

‘Rock bottom’: Banks punishing your savings account

‘Rock bottom’: Banks punishing your savings account

A week after pleasing borrowers by passing on the Reserve Bank’s rate cut, the big banks are starting to penalise savers.

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