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Campers and dog rescued from rising flood waters at Byfield

A number of campers have been rescued from rising flood waters in Central Queensland overnight. State Emergency Service workers and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service rangers were called to Byfied National Park after a number of people became stranded, when a nearby waterway rose around their campgrounds. Deputy Premier Steven Miles says...

Lady Elliot cops a drenching as Hazardous Surf Warning issued

Parts of the south-east could be in for a battering today with damaging wind gusts, intense rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding possible across the region. A Severe Weather Warning remains in place from Hervey Bay and Fraser Island, across the Sunshine Coast, as well as for coastal areas and islands down...

No Easter lockdown but masks to stay for all QLD

The Greater Brisbane lockdown has been lifted ahead of the Easter weekend thanks to low COVID-19 case numbers and “astronomical” testing rates. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the lockdown will end at midday today, instead of 5pm as originally planned. “Easter is good to go.” Queensland has recorded 10 new cases of coronavirus,...

South-east Queensland NRL games moved to Sydney

The NRL has announced all of Saturday’s NRL Telstra Premiership Matches that were set to be played in southeast Queensland will be relocated to Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in Sydney.  A public statment by the NRL says the decision has been made on a risk-based approach to ensure continuity in the competition. The changes: Cronulla-Sutherland...
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