Hervey Bay

Fishermen land 100kg grouper at Hervey Bay

Kerrie Alexander | A 100-strong crowd gathered to watch on as Hervey Bay fishermen Chad Runnalls and Dylan Brooking hauled in a massive grouper at the Urangan Pier on Sunday, believed to weigh more than 100kg.

Woman charged after alleged drive-by shooting in Hervey Bay

Police

Kristian Silva A woman has been charged following an alleged drive-by shooting in Hervey Bay on Wednesday night.

Hervey Bay Rebels sexually abused underage girls, police allege

Hundreds of Rebels bikie gang members have reached the gang's Perth clubhouse in Osborne Park, ending their national run across the country.The run brings together chapters from across Australia, led by national and world president Alex 'The Maltese Falcon' Vella.Some 800 Rebels rode into the West Australian capital just after 3pm, joining about 200 of their local fellow gang members - who represent the largest chapter in Australia. Photo from Pamela Mirghani

Kristian Silva Rebels bikie gang members have been accused of systematically drugging and sexually assaulting underage girls on Queensland’s Fraser Coast.

Former Hervey Bay Rebel denies 'disgusting' sex assault claims

Kristian Silva The former sergeant of arms of the Hervey Bay Rebels motorcycle chapter has accused of police of making “wild allegations”, over claims underage girls were drugged and sexually assaulted...

Teen fisherman stabbed in chest in Hervey Bay

Kristian Silva Hervey Bay teen stabbed after altercation with a fellow fisherman.

Woman dies in crash near Hervey Bay

A woman has died after a traffic pile-up and a baby suffered serious head injuries in separate car crashes in Queensland.

Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.

QLD Court of Appeal dishes out tougher sentences to Levy and Beattie

The Taxi Council of Queensland has welcomed intervention by the Court of Appeal.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland Court of Appeal has increased the sentences of two offenders after Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie instructed the Director of Public Prosecutions to appeal the sentences on the grounds...

Two months of rain falls in one night

A deep low pressure system stationed over inland Queensland dumped two months worth of rain.

Amy Remeikis They said it would rain, and rain it did.

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Police officer begs drivers to take care on roads

A crash on Queensland's New England Highway, west of Brisbane, on August 19, 2014.

Teagan West “I ask you - no I beg you - say no to the choices that cause the traffic crashes," officer writes.

Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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Coldest August day in nearly a decade

As many umbrellas as people in the middle of Brunswick Street Mall.

Kim Stephens Brisbane recorded its coldest August day in nearly a decade on Saturday, with the mercury struggling to reach just 17 degrees in grey, wet and blustery conditions.

Three men charged with burning down Queensland business to claim insurance

Queensland police

Three men have been charged with burning down an automotive business to make an insurance claim in southeast Queensland.

Significant losses across board' for Queensland fruit growers

Teagan West Queensland’s strawberry and banana growers have been hit hard with recent extreme weather conditions.

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Give rare whales special interest declaration: conservationists

A whale that was struck by a boat and killed in Moreton Bay has been found near Peel Island.

Amy Remeikis The death of a rare southern right whale in Moreton Bay on the weekend has led to calls for the government to act quicker in protecting the endangered animals.

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Minister delivers a serve to Maccas over home delivery trial

Local Government Minister David Crisafulli has spoken out over McDonald's plans for a home delivery service in Hervey Bay.

Amy Remeikis It turns out not everyone is lovin' McDonald's home delivery trial.

Towards Q30 - The Queensland Plan is here

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman (right) is shown a 
devastated banana plantation by Greg McLean, Mayor of the Indigenous township of 
Hope Vale, 70 kilometres north of Cooktown, Sunday, April 13, 2014. The town was 
hit by Cyclone Ita which made landfall in the area on Friday night as a category 
four storm. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING


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Amy Remeikis After dodging questions about political issues and distractions, Premier Campbell Newman finally has something he is more than happy to talk about.

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Queensland Plan, not government's plan: Campbell Newman

Queesland Premier Campbell Newman.

Kim Stephens Premier says 30-year plan was developed by Queenslanders.

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Plan to double regional Queensland's population by 2044

The Queensland Plan includes an aim to double the population of the state's regional areas by 2044.

Kim Stephens Queenslanders want to move to the state's regional centres, according to Premier Campbell Newman, who has set the ambitious target of doubling the population of the regions by 2044.

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Hot-desking in regional Queensland?

Premier Campbell Newman.

Kim Stephens The Newman government appears to be distancing itself from moving more business to the regions as it continues its campaign of selling the Queensland Plan.

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