October 2018

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 8:18 PM

WORKERS remain in the dark about exactly who will be sacked and when, one mining operator has claimed.

'People are freaking out': Hundreds of miners to lose jobs

WORKERS remain in the dark about exactly who will be sacked and when, one mining operator has claimed.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 5:04 PM

A P-plate driver who slammed his car into a power pole while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit claimed he lost control when a dog dashed onto the road.

Dog cops blame for P-plater's power pole smash

A P-plate driver who slammed his car into a power pole while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit claimed he lost control when a dog dashed onto the road.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 2:21 PM

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Hundreds of Hail Creek mine jobs go

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Published a story 8th Oct 2018 8:03 AM

AN ISRAELI accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and killing him in the Whitsundays has been cautioned he may not get parole if convicted at trial.

'Not an unreasonable case' against driving death accused

AN ISRAELI accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and killing him in the Whitsundays has been cautioned he may not get parole if convicted at trial.

Published a story 8th Oct 2018 6:48 AM

AN ANDERGROVE man convicted of supplying the drug ice has told a court a Queensland Rail colleague soaked him with fuel and set him alight in a random attack.

Ice supplier set alight by rail colleague, Mackay court told

AN ANDERGROVE man convicted of supplying the drug ice has told a court a Queensland Rail colleague soaked him with fuel and set him alight in a random attack.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 5:36 PM

A MINING worker from Koumala who broke a woman's jaw with a punch during a neighbourhood dispute will not spend any time behind bars.

Young Koumala man breaks woman's jaw in fiery argument

A MINING worker from Koumala who broke a woman's jaw with a punch during a neighbourhood dispute will not spend any time behind bars.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 5:22 PM

EVEN after his death following a tragic abseiling accident, Jake Gibbons is helping others.

Loved adventurer's legacy lives on with organ donation

EVEN after his death following a tragic abseiling accident, Jake Gibbons is helping others.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 7:36 AM

Residents were playing video games when thief creeped into house

Thief creeps into home in early hours, steals keys and car

Residents were playing video games when thief creeped into house

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 7:34 AM

AN ICE user with a lengthy history of property crime snatched hundreds of dollars from a business' cash register while on parole.

Thief raids business' cash register while on parole

AN ICE user with a lengthy history of property crime snatched hundreds of dollars from a business' cash register while on parole.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 7:31 AM

Driver walks from court with a 24/7 work licence and without a conviction recorded after being caught drink driving nearly three times the legal limit.

Drink driver walks with work licence, no conviction

Driver walks from court with a 24/7 work licence and without a conviction recorded after being caught drink driving nearly three times the legal limit.

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