Queensland

Plan to ban female crossing lights

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has mounted a defence of coal-powered electricity at a LNP convention in Qld You won’t be seeing these traffic lights in Queensland anytime soon if the LNP have their way. No siree. Picture: Jason Edwards PEOPLE will never have to be offended by the sight of …

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Aussie troops prepare for warfare

Australian and United States military launched their seventh biennial war games on July 13 with the largest amphibious assaulted conducted by Australian forces since World War II. Credit: Talisman Sabre CJIB via Storyful Exercise Talisman Sabre kicks off in north Queensland this weekend. Picture: ADF AS North Korea threatens us …

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Queensland

How vodka saved a dying cat’s life

US marines volunteer at council’s RSPCA adoption centre Tipsy was rushed to the hospital after being found near dead after ingesting the toxic substance antifreeze. Photo: AAP/Tim Marsden A SHOT of vodka and a bit of luck is the recipe that has saved a curious cat’s life. The black cat, …

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Nasty note left in Queensland letterbox

The note left in the family’s letterbox. A SUNSHINE Coast mother is reeling after a note left in her letterbox threatened to poison her family’s beloved pet. The full letter.Source:Supplied Kirra-lee Laverty received the letter asking the family to keep their dog inside, or feel the wrath of “some pretty …

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Queensland

Life saver or ‘pile of bulls***’?

Pictured at Tallai where a Car accident last week claimed the life of a female passenger. Her friends and family have created a shrine on private property which the owner wants to demolish. Picture Mike Batterham A GOLD Coast resident has launched an expletive-laden complaint over a roadside memorial outside …

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Queensland

Both feet amputated after tower fall

A tradie is fighting for his life, after falling multiple storeys from a construction site in Varsity Lakes. Credit: Nine News David Conway with his daughter THE Gold Coast father who fell 20m from a Varsity Lakes worksite last week has had his feet amputated. Surgeons at Gold Coast University …

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Queensland

Drunk driver in court over boy’s death

Adrian Murray, centre, allegedly ran over and killed Josiah Sisson, 9, while he looked at Christmas lights with his family. Photographer: Liam Kidston. AN alleged drunk driver accused of running over and killing a nine-year-old Queensland boy on Christmas night has appeared in court for the first time. Adrian Murray, …

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Queensland

Dad pleads not guilty to leaving boy

A shopper noticed the boy asleep inside the car and alerted authorities. A MAN who allegedly left his four-year-old son in a hot car at an inner-Brisbane shopping centre car park at the weekend has told a court he will fight a charge laid against him. Fellow shoppers noticed the …

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Queensland

‘Bullied’ ex-employee sues Lorna Jane

Solicitor Kimberly gives a statement outside court on behalf of her client Amy Robinson who is suing Lorna Jane for almost $550,000. Video: Steve Pohlner Former Lorna Jane employee Amy Robinson is suing the company for $550,000. Picture: Supplied A FORMER Lorna Jane worker who is suing the active wear …

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Guilty surgeon: ‘Golden opportunity to lie’

Plastic surgeon Ces Colagrande was found guilty of a sexual assault charge. A GOLD Coast cosmetic surgeon’s “breach of trust” by sexually assaulting a patient during a consultation has been condemned by a judge. Ces Colagrande, 48, was found guilty at Southport District Court on Monday on a single count …

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