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#Queensland

# queensland - Thursday 22 September, 2011

New breath test laws to be introduced "within weeks"
# Driving
# Driving

New breath test laws to be introduced "within weeks"

Sep 22nd 2011, 3:29 PM 1,000 Views 23 Comments

Stricter drink-driving laws will be implemented once new laws pass through the Dáil, says Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar.

# queensland - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

House fire in Australia kills 11 people
# Australia
# Australia

House fire in Australia kills 11 people

Aug 24th 2011, 2:05 PM 179 Views 0 Comments

Eleven people, including eight children, have been killed in a devastating house fire in Queensland, Australia.

# queensland - Monday 22 August, 2011

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 28,251 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# queensland - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler
# Drink
From The Daily Edge
# Drink

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler

Aug 18th 2011, 1:06 PM 747 Views 2 Comments

Chris Petrie was travelling at the coolbox’s top speed of 20kph when he was stopped by police.

# queensland - Monday 30 May, 2011

View from Oz: state of play
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

View from Oz: state of play

May 30th 2011, 4:10 PM 114 Views 0 Comments

It’s State of Origin time again in Australia, one of the biggest sporting events in the country.

# queensland - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Irish woman dies in Australian diving accident
Live Apr 19th 2011, 3:09 PM

Irish woman dies in Australian diving accident

# queensland - Monday 14 February, 2011

Cyclone-hit Queensland residents warned about deadly birds
# Australia
# Australia

Cyclone-hit Queensland residents warned about deadly birds

Feb 14th 2011, 2:18 PM 2,167 Views 0 Comments

Queensland residents have been warned that a dangerous 6ft bird that lives in the northern Australia rainsforest may come into built-up areas in search for food after the recent storms.

# queensland - Monday 7 February, 2011

In photos: Australia's summer of disasters
# Australia
# Australia

In photos: Australia's summer of disasters

Feb 7th 2011, 11:57 AM 1,243 Views 0 Comments

Australia has been struck by tropical storms, heavy flooding and bushfires over the past two months.

# queensland - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Slideshow: Cyclone Yasi downgraded as it moves over north east Australia
# Queensland
# Queensland

Slideshow: Cyclone Yasi downgraded as it moves over north east Australia

Feb 3rd 2011, 2:42 PM 691 Views 0 Comments

After causing destruction in Queensland, the most powerful storm to hit Australia in almost a century has been downgraded to a category one.

# queensland - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi
# Queensland
# Queensland

Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi

Feb 2nd 2011, 9:31 AM 587 Views 0 Comments

State Premier says over 10,000 people have already evacuated from storm’s path and now it’s time to bunker down and sit out the storm.

# queensland - Monday 31 January, 2011

Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi and further flooding
# Australia
# Australia

Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi and further flooding

Jan 31st 2011, 12:20 PM 876 Views 0 Comments

Storm expected to strike northern Australian coast on Wednesday night, and could bring further significant rainfall for flood-struck region.

# queensland - Friday 14 January, 2011

Brisbane begins clean-up after €15bn flooding
# Australia
# Australia

Brisbane begins clean-up after €15bn flooding

Jan 14th 2011, 3:31 PM 456 Views 0 Comments

Citizens chip in as the epic clean-up begins, as homes and streets remain caked in thick brown mud.

# queensland - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Worsening Australian floods spark Brisbane evacuations (Video)
# Australia
# Australia

Worsening Australian floods spark Brisbane evacuations (Video)

Jan 11th 2011, 8:08 AM 614 Views 0 Comments

Flash flooding has killed at least nine people, but with 66 missing, Australia’s Prime Minister warns the death toll is likely to rise.

# queensland - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Queensland city facing further flood damage as waters continue to rise
# Australia
# Australia

Queensland city facing further flood damage as waters continue to rise

Jan 4th 2011, 3:06 PM 599 Views 0 Comments

Rockhampton is in danger of being cut off by road if the floodwaters peak at an expected 9.4 metres.

# queensland - Monday 3 January, 2011

# queensland - Sunday 2 January, 2011

Australian floods claim first victim (Video)
# Queensland Flooding
# Queensland Flooding

Australian floods claim first victim (Video)

Jan 2nd 2011, 11:54 AM 745 Views 0 Comments

Videos shot by locals in Rockhampton show the extent of the crisis being faced in Queensland.

# queensland - Saturday 1 January, 2011

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires
# Queensland Flooding
# Queensland Flooding

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires

Jan 1st 2011, 10:37 AM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

Queensland warned to prepare for floodwaters of up to 30ft.

# queensland - Friday 31 December, 2010

# queensland - Thursday 30 December, 2010

Queensland residents evacuated amid lengthy flood warning
# Australia
# Australia

Queensland residents evacuated amid lengthy flood warning

Dec 30th 2010, 3:17 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds have now been evacuated from their homes in eastern Australia – but flooding has not yet reached its peak.

# queensland - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Queensland flooding may take weeks to recede
# Australia
# Australia

Queensland flooding may take weeks to recede

Dec 29th 2010, 2:08 PM 544 Views 0 Comments

Residents warned of contamination to drinking water supplies and warned to boil the water before use.