Cars

Teens allegedly steal cars, rob shop in Brisbane

Qld police

Anne-Louise Brown After allegedly stealing two cars, robbing a shop armed with a sledgehammer, and being chased by a police helicopter and the dog squad, four teenagers were eventually caught in Tarragindi.

Queensland prison escapees steal cars while on the run

Two escapees from a far north Queensland prison farm have stolen two cars since they've been on the run.

Queensland thieves swipe cars on test drives

Thieves masquerading as car buyers have swiped at least two high-performance vehicles during test drives in Queensland.

Four cars stolen from Gold Coast dealership

A fence was destroyed when thieves stole four cars from Nerang Car City.

Kristian Silva Thieves destroy fence to escape with $100,000 worth of vehicles.

'Alarming' rise in children locked in cars

On one day last month, 16 children needed to be rescued from lost cars in Queensland.

Kristian Silva More than 200 children rescued from locked vehicles in Qld last month.

Drunk man smashes two cars, hits cabbie: Police

Qld police

Natalie Bochenski A Gold Coast driver who allegedly failed to stop after smashing into two different cars before assaulting a cab driver will face court on Monday.

Police cars rammed in high-speed chase

Anne-Louise Brown Two police cars were rammed and an officer had his hand fractured in a car chase stretching from the Sunshine Coast to Kallangur.

Woman crashed into eight parked cars at Alexandra Hills Shopping Centre

Crews clean up after an accident in the car park at Alexandra Hills Shopping Centre. Photo: Shane Doherty/Nine News

An elderly woman has damaged eight parked cars after doing two reverse doughnuts in a Brisbane shopping centre carpark.

Moreton Bay Council bypass proposal puts cars ahead of koalas

Tony Moore Brisbane's koalas are again at risk of being "decimated", this time under plans by Moreton Bay Regional Council to build a $125 million bypass near Dayboro over the North Pine River.

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Gold Coast's love affair with cars, will it wane by 2018?

Gold Coast 2018

Tony Moore Cars are already the Gold Coast's biggest transport problem, a survey of its residents suggest.

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Ban cars from Victoria Bridge: experts

Buses

Tony Moore Cars should be banned immediately from Brisbane's Victoria Street Bridge and buses should use all the lanes, public transport specialists say.

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Hunt for arsonists after three cars burnt out

Queensland police are on the hunt for arsonists after three cars were set on fire in Brisbane's north.

Taxis in bid for failing bus routes

A Translink Go Card.

Cameron Atfield Taxis could be fitted with Go Card readers and replace unprofitable bus routes under a proposal put forward by the Taxi Council of Queensland on Tuesday.

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John Farnham and The Seekers to share the stage in one-off concert

Singer John Farnham.

Natalie Bochenski Farnham and The Seekers will perform together for the first time at a one-off Brisbane concert.

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Manslaughter charge over Alexandra Hills crash

Police at the scene of the crash.

Kim Stephens A 40-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following a crash that killed a 65-year-old woman at Alexandra Hills on Thursday.

Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Kurilpa

Tony Moore From the air over South Brisbane you can see how out-of-place the series of industrial sites along the Brisbane River opposite Milton – virtually in the middle of the city – are in 2014.

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Brisbane CBD discount parking extended indefinitely

Brisbane deputy mayor Adrian Schrinner.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has indefinitely extended its off-peak $5 parking deal due to the overwhelming popularity of the offer.

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Campbell Newman won't say if Joe Hockey is out of touch

Requests for Joe Hockey and the Liberals to reveal the full list of North Sydney Forum members – who pay annual fees (donations) of between $5500 and $22,000 – have been rebuffed.

Amy Remeikis The federal treasurer may have taken an 'I am what I am' approach to politics, but the Queensland Premier has stuck to the script.

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Two politicians, two different tacks

QUEENSLAND RESOURCES COUNCIL AFR PHOTOGRAPH BY GLENN HUNT 19th Nov 2013.
NEWS- Campbell Newman speaking at a Queensland Resources Council lunch in Brisbane.  Federal treasurer Joe Hockey and Queensland premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Two politicians, both alike in dignity, in fair politico land, where we lay our scene.

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Queensland's toughest koala returns to the wild

Timberwolf survived an hour clinging to a car grille after being hit on the Bruce Highway.

Kim Stephens Timberwolf, the koala who clung to a car grill for nearly 90 kilometres last month and received nothing more than a torn fingernail, has returned to the wild.