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Fears for 3yo girl missing on Queensland's Sunshine Coast

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 18:13

The search for a three-year-old girl missing at a Cootharaba property in the Noosa Shire on Queensland's Sunshine Coast attracts hundreds of members of the public, along with police and SES.

'Nobody contacted us': Whale burial plot in front of beach houses stuns residents

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 17:23

Residents of a Queensland beachside suburb are relieved a decision to bury a dead whale 40 metres from their backyards has been abandoned, but question why they were not consulted before a whale-sized burial plot was excavated.

Traffic controller who witnessed wife's death at work calls for better protection

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 16:37

What began as a great adventure led to the worst day of Colin Caudell's life as he watched a truck run over his wife while she was working as a traffic controller.

The 'Gabbatoir' is back in business as Brisbane Lions prep for big finals run

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 15:21

It's been a while since Brisbane's glory days at the Gabba, but on a big weekend of AFL footy a win over the Cats show the young Lions are roaring again, writes Alister Nicholson.

The grass isn't always greener, forcing gardeners to become painters

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 15:18

The usually lush Speaker's Green at Queensland's Parliament House has undergone some cosmetic changes to justify its title.

Missing woman Novy Chardon was afraid her husband would kill her, court told

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 12:22

A neighbour tells a Brisbane court he spoke to Novy Chardon shortly before she vanished about fears that her husband John Chardon would kill her or have her killed.

'Very, very tough': Michael's grandmother Lloma Dunne says his disappearance has been hard on the family

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 09:04
Grandmother Lloma Dunne addresses the media on Friday August 16, 2019 to appeal for anyone with information about her 14-year-old grandson Michael Ryan to come forward.

'Very, very tough': Michael's grandmother Lloma Dunne says his disappearance has been hard on the family

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 09:04
Michael's Grandmothe Lloma Dunne addresses the media on Friday August 16 to appeal for anyone with information about Michael Ryan to come forward.

Fog hits Brisbane, followed by heavy clouds of dust

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 07:54

South East Queensland awakes to the thickest fog forecasters at the Bureau of Meteorology have seen all year, followed up by heavy dust haze.

'We're just so scared': Family and friends fear time is running out to find missing Sunshine Coast 14yo

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 07:53

State Emergency Service volunteers from across the Sunshine Coast, Gympie and Noosa are continuing to search for a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for 12 days.

'We're just so scared': Family and friends fear time is running out to find missing Sunshine Coast 14yo

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 07:53

State Emergency Service volunteers from across the Sunshine Coast, Gympie and Noosa are continuing to search for a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for 12 days.

Gel blaster popularity surges as advocates work to keep sport legal in remaining states

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 06:31

With sales rising and participation in regional Queensland gel ball leagues doubling in some areas, advocates are campaigning to ensure newcomers participate safely.

Gel Blaster popularity surges as advocates work to keep sport legal

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 06:31
Gel ball is growing in popularity as gel blaster enthusiasts work with police to keep the sport legal.

How fraudsters managed to access this couple's bank account while they were sleeping

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 06:30

Telstra suspected fraud when someone tried to get details on Christopher Collins' account, but they did nothing. Next his phone number was ported, his passwords changed, and his bank account hacked.

AFP admits to role in innocent woman being imprisoned in Cambodia

ABC News: Top Stories - Mon, 2019-08-19 05:11

An Australian mother was left to "rot" in a Cambodian prison for almost six years after the Australian Federal Police failed to reveal the drug syndicate that fooled her into smuggling heroin had trapped other innocent Australians.

Police hunt driver in fatal hit-run on elderly man

ABC News: Top Stories - Sun, 2019-08-18 14:18

A 76-year-old man has died in a hit-and-run accident in central Queensland overnight as police search for the driver after finding a car believed to have been involved in the crash.

Tigers pip Eagles in game of the season, Roughead celebrated in style

ABC News: Top Stories - Sun, 2019-08-18 12:43

Richmond edges West Coast by a goal in a game for the ages, while the Bulldogs closed in on finals by thumping the Giants and Jarryd Roughead kicked six on his special night.

How to fight alcoholism in a town so small you can't be anonymous

ABC News: Top Stories - Sun, 2019-08-18 12:21

The founder of an online discussion supporting hundreds trying to go dry believes drought, financial hardship, uncertainty, and isolation are causing more rural people to self-medicate with alcohol.

Canegrowers want tough reef protection laws put on hold

ABC News: Top Stories - Sun, 2019-08-18 09:45

Canegrowers argue more research should be done into the impact of farm run-off on the Great Barrier Reef, before the Queensland Parliament votes on extending reef regulations.

TVs, old stereo systems and tyres all in a day's work for these outback volunteers

ABC News: Top Stories - Sun, 2019-08-18 08:35

The nation's vast network of outback tracks may hold a special place in the hearts and minds of intrepid Australians, but many are shocked by the litter.

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