Queensland News

Wed 13 Nov 2019

The real reason Angie quit Gogglebox revealed

The real reason Angie quit Gogglebox revealed

Gogglebox fans were devastated when Angie and Yvie left the show last year - and now the Bachelorette has revealed the real reason behind their decision.

Fire started by teens with a ciggie

Fire started by teens with a ciggie

Police have revealed teenagers are responsible for a fire that destroyed homes and a historic lodge on the Gold Coast but won’t prosecute them.

Full list of road closures affected by fires in QLD and NSW

Full list of road closures affected by fires in QLD and NSW

Here is the full list of road closures as a result of the Queensland and New South Wales bushfire emergency.

'Long way to go': Windy conditions cause havoc on fire front

'Long way to go': Windy conditions cause havoc on fire front

One colossal fire covering 150,000 hectares is still threatening populated areas today after a night of shifting conditions for firefighters.

World reacts to Aussie bushfires

World reacts to Aussie bushfires

A wall of flames, Sydney under threat, red skies and choking smoke – this is how the world’s media covered Australia’s bushfires crisis.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Block winners are secret millionaires

Block winners are secret millionaires

Tess and Luke took home $730,000 for their Block win — but another recent transaction pushed their earnings well past that.

Road closures in NSW and QLD due to fires

Road closures in NSW and QLD due to fires

Here is the full list of road closures as a result of the Queensland and New South Wales bushfire emergency.

Worst weather fears coming true

Worst weather fears coming true

Millions are being warned to brace for a “dangerous day” ahead amid soaring temperatures — as bushfires threaten NSW and QLD.

Full list of alerts and evacuations for bushfires: Monday

Full list of alerts and evacuations for bushfires: Monday

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk warned Queensland will face constant fire danger over the next week with Wednesday in particular expected to be “very serious”.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Firey blames greenies for blazes, why experts say he's wrong

Firey blames greenies for blazes, why experts say he's wrong

A rural firefighter has issued a heartbreaking plea on social media, but experts say he may not have his facts quite right.

'Despicable': Row erupts over bushfires

'Despicable': Row erupts over bushfires

The Deputy PM has launched a withering attack on radio this morning, accusing some people of having a "stupid and callous" response to the fires.

State of emergency: Grim fire warning issued

State of emergency: Grim fire warning issued

Three people are dead and 200 homes lost in the NSW and Queensland bushfires, but experts have warned the worst is yet to come.

Sun 10 Nov 2019

Full list of bushfire warnings: Sunday

Full list of bushfire warnings: Sunday

Multiple homes have been lost in bushfires in central Queensland overnight, there are 50 fires burning across the state this morning.

Why breakout Twilight star can’t get cast

Why breakout Twilight star can’t get cast

His face is instantly recognisable as one of the most famous characters, but we’ve hardly seen Taylor Lautner in years. Here’s why.

Challenging fire conditions persist across state

Challenging fire conditions persist across state

As 36 fires rage across Queensland, reinforcements are pouring in to battle a blaze that has forced thousands from their homes on the Sunshine Coast.

Aussie tradition confuses the world

Aussie tradition confuses the world

We think it’s a straightforward tradition — but the rest of the world is baffled. What’s so confusing?

BBQ ban in our state of emergency

BBQ ban in our state of emergency

All types of outdoor fires and certain other activities have been banned in 42 local government areas in Queensland, as a state of emergency is declared.

Sat 9 Nov 2019

Third body found as NSW, Qld fires rage

Third body found as NSW, Qld fires rage

A third person has been confirmed dead as dozens of bushfires burn across New South Wales and Queensland.

Bank freezes tattoo artist’s accounts

Bank freezes tattoo artist’s accounts

A Queensland tattoo artist says she was treated like a “criminal” when her bank froze all of her accounts without warning.

NO GO ZONE: All state forests closed until further notice

NO GO ZONE: All state forests closed until further notice

ALL state forests from the north of Nabiac to the Queensland border and the northern tablelands will remain closed to the public until further notice due to the...

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