Trucks

Man drives trucks into house, sets it on fire

A Queensland man is expected to undergo psychiatric testing after allegedly ploughing his prime-mover into a house, and setting it on fire.

Trucks crash on Bruce Highway

Police direct Bruce Highway traffic after a truck became stuck under the Anzac Avenue overpass.

Kim Stephens Bruce Highway closed after truck slams into Anzac Avenue overpass.

Queensland government employees involved in drug syndicate: police

Police raid a Southport home

Kristian Silva Queensland government employees were involved in a Gold Coast drug syndicate that couriered millions of dollars worth of drugs through commercial airports, police allege.

Two die in fiery Brisbane truck crash

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Two men have died after their trucks burst into flames during a crash in Brisbane's northeast.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: jury considers its verdict

Daniel Morcombe.

Marissa Calligeros The jury has retired to consider its verdict in the Daniel Morcombe murder trial.

Daniel Morcombe murder trial: jury set to deliver verdict

Daniel Morcombe

Marissa Calligeros A jury is yet to reach a verdict in the trial of Daniel Morcombe's accused killer Brett Peter Cowan.

Toowoomba bypass worth $25 a trip, say truckies

Toowoomba second range crossing

Tony Moore Second range crossing to save 40 minutes and 16 sets of traffic lights, and be done by 2018.

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Brisbane CSG company taps profits

Tony Moore New coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin will jump from 1000 a year to 1900 a year, according to a Brisbane-based CSG supply company.

Dysart runs out of water after treatment plant failure

Dysart residents are resorting to portable toilets as the town's water supply dries up.

Marissa Calligeros A central Queensland town has run dry after a major failure at its water treatment plant.

Queensland bakes in 'unusual' heatwave

Queensland is about to swelter in a heatwave, with the mercury tipped to reach close to 50C in some parts of the state this week.

LNP bins bag ban plan

Plastic bag generic.

Katherine Feeney A ban on plastic bags has been ruled out by the state government as part of a waste management strategy being developed to tackle Queensland's growing rubbish problem

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Calls to cover coal train wagons in Queensland

Coal train danger.

Kim Stephens Coal train dust could be contributing to a dramatic reduction in lung function in Brisbane children, a paediatrician has warned.

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Angelina Jolie's Unbroken film shoot sets Moreton Bay abuzz

Angelina Jolie leaves a water taxi at Cleveland.

Marissa Calligeros It is known as the ‘Straddie barge’ and usually ferries backpackers, day-trippers and campers to and from southeast Queensland’s Stradbroke Island.

RFS funding would hurt urban fires: union

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Amy Remeikis Increasing the funding allocation for the Rural Fire Service of Queensland could mean robbing the red trucks to pay for the yellow ones, the fire fighters union has warned.

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Councillors on the plonkism

William Street

Tony Moore Labor called it "plonkism", but Brisbane's City Council's Liberal National Party administration on Tuesday approved the Queensland government's 45-storey William Street development.

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Truck crashes into Brisbane house

Truck crash

Marissa Calligeros A truck has crashed into a home at Annerley, in Brisbane's southern suburbs.

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Ex-treasurer follows Bligh's career path to a Sydney boardroom

Bridie Jabour Queensland's former deputy premier Andrew Fraser is the latest member of the state's defeated Labor government to score a position in Sydney but will not be migrating south for the gig.

Brisbane Live At Work: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Brisbane Live At Work: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Teenage driver killed in truck collision

huge truck crash on the Gateway Motorway this morning and the truck caught fire.credit  channel 9 boondall truck crash.jpg

Ellen Lutton ONE woman was killed and five people were injured in two accidents involving B-double trucks.