Queensland News

Tue 22 Oct 2019

100 kids killed: ‘Disturbing’ find in Ikea’s safety report

100 kids killed: ‘Disturbing’ find in Ikea’s safety report

A report into the safety of children around furniture at home revealed frightening statistics as more than 100 kids have died.

Female duo rules breakfast as Triple J hosts defect to Nova

Female duo rules breakfast as Triple J hosts defect to Nova

After three years, popular breakfast radio duo Ben & Liam are leaving Triple J — and they’re going commercial.

Inquiry launched into racehorse cruelty

Inquiry launched into racehorse cruelty

An independent inquiry has been launched into the treatment of retired racehorses, after disturbing footage emerged of horses being slaughtered.

Australia to be hit by searing heat spike

Australia to be hit by searing heat spike

It’s going to be an absolute scorcher of a week, above 30C just about everywhere, and that comes a day after one capital recorded its second hottest day ever.

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Things not to put on your resume if you want to get the job

Things not to put on your resume if you want to get the job

Recruiters are astounded at how many mistakes job seekers make with their resumes. Here are the key things to avoid.

Marie Claire, Men's Health, New Idea in $40m German shake-up

Marie Claire, Men's Health, New Idea in $40m German shake-up

Seven West Media has agreed to sell Pacific Magazines to Germany's Bauer Media for $40 million by the end of the calendar year.

The big superannuation change that may make you $40,000

The big superannuation change that may make you $40,000

Super fund members have been throwing money down the drain for years through unnecessary fees and insurance premiums. A new change will help stop that.

Shock new threat to Toyota HiLux

Shock new threat to Toyota HiLux

Dual-cab utes are big business but top end versions can cost more than $60,000. But this new Chinese addition brings style at a bargain price.

When governments hide the truth, what are they covering up?

When governments hide the truth, what are they covering up?

In an unprecedented move, newspapers across the country are running covers featuring blacked-out stories today — and there is a compelling reason why. Here’s what...

The slide into secrecy must stop

The slide into secrecy must stop

Australian governments have passed new laws that restrict the ability of the media and everyday people to have their say — and the trend has got to stop.

Question all Australians should be asking

Question all Australians should be asking

Raids on journalists are just the latest disturbing tactic of a government that is creating what’s been dubbed ‘the world’s most secretive democracy’.

Six reforms Australia needs right now

Six reforms Australia needs right now

Media outlets across the country have joined forces to demand six key legal changes needed now so Australians can find out about the issues that directly affect...

Australians fear laws denying them basic information

Australians fear laws denying them basic information

At the heart of the Right To Know campaign is new research which shows high levels of anxiety among Australians about the erosion of their access to important...

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Brutal reality of a Kmart influencer

Brutal reality of a Kmart influencer

You’ve probably bought something because of these women — but there’s a little-known truth behind the photos that made Kmart a success.

Exercise before breakfast 'burns more fat'

Exercise before breakfast 'burns more fat'

New research shows that people who exercise before eating breakfast burn more fat and improve how their bodies respond to insulin.

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Man charged in relation to 350+ deaths

Man charged in relation to 350+ deaths

A man has fronted court 18 years to the day since more than 350 people died when the SIEV X boat sank in international waters

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Anglican dean jailed for child sex abuse

Anglican dean jailed for child sex abuse

A former senior Anglican has been jailed over horrific sexual abuse that left a boy bleeding, in tears, and feeling dirty no matter how much he washed himsel

HEALTH ALERT: Third case of measles in month

HEALTH ALERT: Third case of measles in month

The third case of measles on the Sunshine Coast in a month has been reported in a man from New Zealand who spent time in Noosa while infectious.

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Graph reveals truth about Bunnings move

Graph reveals truth about Bunnings move

After years of steadfastly resisting the online shopping trend, Bunnings has finally made the leap — and this graph shows why they acted now.

Eight new measles cases triggers public health alert

Eight new measles cases triggers public health alert

Eight new measles cases have been reported, triggering a public health alert for Brisbane’s southside.

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