Topic | South-east Queensland | Canberra Times

South-east Queensland

Advertisement
Brisbane's CBD a 'terrifying' prospect for cyclists

Brisbane's CBD a 'terrifying' prospect for cyclists

Brisbane's inner city has featured heavily in a survey of cyclists to identify the city's safety black spots.

  • by Tony Moore

Latest

Machines, bags and bins sent across the state ahead of recycling scheme
South-east Queensland

Machines, bags and bins sent across the state ahead of recycling scheme

Machines that can sort 200 containers a minute and bags that can hold more than 1000 items are being sent across the state ahead of the recycling scheme.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Motorbike rider critical after hitting guard rail
Accident

Motorbike rider critical after hitting guard rail

A 53-year-old man is in a critical condition after he lost control of his motorbike crashed into a guardrail on the Gold Coast.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Illegal asbestos, waste and oil dumpers fined more than $555,000
South-east Queensland

Illegal asbestos, waste and oil dumpers fined more than $555,000

Waste oils were leaked into a wetlands at levels more than 16 times the level which kills frogs prompting a $130,000 fine for a Narangba waste company.

  • by Tony Moore
Severe thunderstorms moving across the south-east
South-east Queensland

Severe thunderstorms moving across the south-east

Warnings have been issued across south-east Queensland for storms bringing winds, heavy rainfall and hail.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Heat-seeking drones find Brisbane's hiding koalas
Development

Heat-seeking drones find Brisbane's hiding koalas

Drones have mapped Brisbane's koala hot-spots using heat sensors 60 metres above the tree canopy in a trial run by the Queensland University of Technology.

  • by Tony Moore
Advertisement
How a group of women have preserved the art of embroidery in Queensland
South-east Queensland

How a group of women have preserved the art of embroidery in Queensland

It's a 50-year story of perseverance and creativity.

  • by Lucy Stone
'I do what people say can't be done': recycling queen Narelle Anderson
South-east Queensland

'I do what people say can't be done': recycling queen Narelle Anderson

Neville Bonner's great-niece Narelle Anderson is bringing her NSW recycling business to Queensland as part of the state's first container refund scheme to start on November 1.

  • by Tony Moore
Call for pedestrian crossings overhaul after much-loved sister's death
Road safety

Call for pedestrian crossings overhaul after much-loved sister's death

Penny Barringham was walking her dog in Woolloongabba, as she did most mornings. While crossing on a green walk signal she was hit by a car and fatally injured.

  • by Ruth McCosker
SEQ takes City Deal funds bid to Canberra to test coalition and Labor
South-east Queensland

SEQ takes City Deal funds bid to Canberra to test coalition and Labor

South-east Queensland's mayors met with the deputy Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader to push for the major investment and planning package.

  • by Tony Moore
Queensland bushfires continue to burn
South-east Queensland

Queensland bushfires continue to burn

A house has been destroyed, roads are closed and residents are evacuating as bushfires burn across south-east Queensland.

  • by Ruth McCosker & Jocelyn Garcia