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# queensland - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' threat as Australia battles worst bushfires in a decade
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' threat as Australia battles worst bushfires in a decade

Updated Nov 10th 2019, 7:11 PM 30,616 Views 23 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in Queensland.

# queensland - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Four UK men arrested as Aussie police seize €55 million worth of 'highest purity recorded' MDMA
# Drug Seizures
# Drug Seizures

Four UK men arrested as Aussie police seize €55 million worth of 'highest purity recorded' MDMA

Aug 14th 2019, 7:56 AM 23,798 Views 20 Comments

Police say the powder was destined to be processed into 12 million ecstasy pills to be sold across Australia.

# queensland - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Australian police officer breaks off from press conference to rugby tackle man to the ground
# Hot Pursuit
# Hot Pursuit

Australian police officer breaks off from press conference to rugby tackle man to the ground

Jun 19th 2019, 2:53 PM 46,662 Views 16 Comments

The man was later charged with unlawful stalking.

# queensland - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport

Feb 5th 2019, 9:50 AM 8,300 Views 8 Comments

Ben Barba was sacked by his club and has now been deregistered by the NRL.

# queensland - Monday 21 January, 2019

Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood'
# Australia
# Australia

Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood'

Jan 21st 2019, 12:24 PM 30,468 Views 24 Comments

The boy was running up a sand dune in Australia’s Fraser Island when he was attacked.

# queensland - Monday 7 January, 2019

Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion
# Queensland
# Queensland

Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion

Jan 7th 2019, 2:56 PM 36,193 Views 15 Comments

Around 13,000 stings have been recorded in the past week.

# queensland - Monday 12 November, 2018

Court told woman was motivated by 'spite and revenge' in Australia strawberry needle case
# Charged
# Charged

Court told woman was motivated by 'spite and revenge' in Australia strawberry needle case

Nov 12th 2018, 7:40 AM 24,076 Views 0 Comments

A 50-year-old woman was arrested and charged yesterday with seven counts of contaminating goods.

# queensland - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Australian man killed in shark attack on Great Barrier Reef
# Shark Attack
# Shark Attack

Australian man killed in shark attack on Great Barrier Reef

Nov 6th 2018, 7:08 AM 23,175 Views 30 Comments

The 33-year-old died after being airlifted to a mainland hospital.

# queensland - Friday 2 November, 2018

Australian man sentenced to 10 years in jail for assisting wife's suicide
# New Precedent
# New Precedent

Australian man sentenced to 10 years in jail for assisting wife's suicide

Nov 2nd 2018, 8:25 AM 29,426 Views 16 Comments

The judge said Graham Morant “took advantage” of a “sick and depressed woman”.

# queensland - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia
# Crikey
# Crikey

'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia

Oct 14th 2018, 10:24 AM 30,620 Views 15 Comments

The animals, particularly large males, are known to attack and can be vicious, but such incidents are not common.

# queensland - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast

Mar 11th 2018, 4:05 PM 110,688 Views 53 Comments

Queensland Police held a press conference yesterday.

# queensland - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants
# Plague
# Plague

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

Jul 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,517 Views 23 Comments

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

# queensland - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Australian mother won't stand trial for killing eight children after being deemed of 'unsound mind'
# Queensland
# Queensland

Australian mother won't stand trial for killing eight children after being deemed of 'unsound mind'

May 4th 2017, 8:36 AM 16,805 Views 32 Comments

The woman’s seven children and niece, aged between two and 14, were found stabbed to death at a home in 2014.

# queensland - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man snorkels headfirst into crocodile, escapes with only minor injuries
# Queensland
# Queensland

Man snorkels headfirst into crocodile, escapes with only minor injuries

Apr 24th 2017, 7:57 AM 19,665 Views 25 Comments

The waters surrounding Lizard Island in Queensland are a known hotspot for crocodiles.

# queensland - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods
# Cyclone Debbie
# Cyclone Debbie

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods

Apr 4th 2017, 9:36 AM 17,924 Views 2 Comments

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

# queensland - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century
# Cyclone Debbie
# Cyclone Debbie

'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century

Apr 1st 2017, 2:00 PM 26,868 Views 12 Comments

Two women have died.

# queensland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters Australia with 270km gusts
# Destructive Gusts
# Destructive Gusts

'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters Australia with 270km gusts

Mar 28th 2017, 7:26 AM 24,757 Views 6 Comments

The full force of the cyclone is already being felt in popular tourist destinations.

# queensland - Monday 20 March, 2017

Australian teen who jumped into river for dare escapes crocodile attack by punching it in the head
# Croc-y Balboa
# Croc-y Balboa

Australian teen who jumped into river for dare escapes crocodile attack by punching it in the head

Mar 20th 2017, 10:25 PM 25,052 Views 32 Comments

He had jumped into the river as a dare while “revelling with friends”.

# queensland - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences
# Australia
# Australia

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

Mar 9th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,643 Views 9 Comments

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

# queensland - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

British backpacker rescued from two-month hostage ordeal in Australia
# Queensland
# Queensland

British backpacker rescued from two-month hostage ordeal in Australia

Mar 7th 2017, 8:26 AM 39,584 Views 22 Comments

Police, who found the young woman during a random traffic stop, say she was beaten, raped and choked.

# queensland - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia
# Middle Island
# Middle Island

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia

Jan 10th 2017, 10:44 PM 28,021 Views 1 Comment

A UK woman died in the crash.

# queensland - Friday 21 October, 2016

Man dies after 'dangerous drug incident' in Australia
# N BOMB
# N BOMB

Man dies after 'dangerous drug incident' in Australia

Oct 21st 2016, 2:57 PM 22,158 Views 0 Comments

Several other people were hospitalised and two men have been charged.

# queensland - Thursday 20 October, 2016

A man accused of murdering his Tinder date has walked free from court in Australia
# Surfers Paradise
# Surfers Paradise

A man accused of murdering his Tinder date has walked free from court in Australia

Oct 20th 2016, 9:23 AM 23,562 Views 22 Comments

Australian Gable Tostee, 30, was charged with the August 2014 murder of New Zealander Warriena Wright, who plunged 14 floors to her death.

# queensland - Monday 17 October, 2016

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet
# Gold Coast
# Gold Coast

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet

Oct 17th 2016, 8:54 AM 28,051 Views 47 Comments

A man is fighting for his life in intensive care in Queensland after taking the drug.

# queensland - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Australia has just deported a paedophile to Ireland by mistake
# Geelong Grammar
# Geelong Grammar

Australia has just deported a paedophile to Ireland by mistake

Oct 4th 2016, 3:47 PM 42,918 Views 35 Comments

The serial paedophile and former teacher is free in Ireland after being deported in an extraordinary bungle by Australian authorities.

# queensland - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died
# Queensland
# Queensland

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died

Aug 30th 2016, 9:59 AM 17,480 Views 12 Comments

Tom Jackson, who died from injuries sustained in the attack, was called a hero for his selfless attempts to help a fellow Briton.

# queensland - Thursday 25 August, 2016

29-year-old French man charged with stabbing murder of British backpacker
# Queensland
# Queensland

29-year-old French man charged with stabbing murder of British backpacker

Aug 25th 2016, 7:58 AM 19,329 Views 0 Comments

21-year-old Mia Ayliffe-Chung died from multiple stab wounds following the attack yesterday morning.

# queensland - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia
# Queensland
# Queensland

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia

Aug 24th 2016, 12:30 PM 43,256 Views 125 Comments

The woman was killed in an attack that also left a British man critically injured.

# queensland - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Matt O'Connor misses out on head coach role with the Reds
# Stiles Over Substance
From The42
# Stiles Over Substance

Matt O'Connor misses out on head coach role with the Reds

Jul 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 9,241 Views 35 Comments

Former international prop Nick Stiles was promoted to his first head coaching role ahead of the ex-Leinster boss.

# queensland - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test
# Game Of Inches
From The42
# Game Of Inches

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test

Jun 22nd 2016, 4:00 PM 4,425 Views 0 Comments

Queensland made it 10 series wins from the last 11 but New South Wales had them rattled in the latter stages.

# queensland - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment
# Dragged Away
# Dragged Away

Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment

May 31st 2016, 8:57 AM 23,635 Views 45 Comments

An Australian MP has called for crocodile hunting safaris to bring down the population of the animals.

# queensland - Thursday 11 February, 2016

VIDEO: Swarm of moths invades town in Australia
# Dear God
# Dear God

VIDEO: Swarm of moths invades town in Australia

Feb 11th 2016, 11:02 AM 18,425 Views 21 Comments

I can feel them on me.

# queensland - Friday 8 January, 2016

Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia

Jan 8th 2016, 8:56 AM 13,303 Views 9 Comments

The Chinese man has also been charged with attempting to murder his wife and daughter.

# queensland - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia
# Rosslyn Bay
# Rosslyn Bay

Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia

Jan 2nd 2016, 9:53 AM 25,737 Views 33 Comments

There were four shark attacks in Queensland in 2015.

# queensland - Monday 28 December, 2015

Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia
# Queensland
# Queensland

Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia

Dec 28th 2015, 12:30 PM 20,897 Views 9 Comments

Police declared an emergency at the crash site.

# queensland - Monday 17 August, 2015

Australian police swoop on Gold Coast betting scam run by the 'Irish Boys'
# Surfers Paradise
# Surfers Paradise

Australian police swoop on Gold Coast betting scam run by the 'Irish Boys'

Aug 17th 2015, 2:29 PM 34,493 Views 35 Comments

Two Irish men are being held by Queensland Police.

Toddler scores a try in Australian rugby match
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Toddler scores a try in Australian rugby match

Aug 17th 2015, 11:37 AM 25,729 Views 22 Comments

The 4-year-old was pretty chuffed with himself.

# queensland - Friday 17 July, 2015

There's been heavy snow in Australia and people don't know what's going on
# Hate That
# Hate That

There's been heavy snow in Australia and people don't know what's going on

Jul 17th 2015, 2:34 PM 53,416 Views 50 Comments

Even the ‘Sunshine state’ Queensland has been blanketed.

# queensland - Thursday 9 July, 2015

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game
# Schemozzle
From The42
# Schemozzle

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game

Jul 9th 2015, 3:26 PM 8,053 Views 5 Comments

New South Wales lost their tempers badly.

# queensland - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:29 AM 14,358 Views 14 Comments

Police said the footage was “a bit of a warning for people to be careful”.

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