Ice trafficker cops death threat, then jail

Gladstone woman remanded in custody for her own safety after death threat from bikie is jailed for trafficking ice

Cyclone Debbie cuts $1.6b from BHP coal bottom line

CYCLONE Debbie has cut a swath through BHP Billiton’s coal operations

CQ loses thousands of jobs in weeks as downturn bites

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater.
Photo Meghan Kidd / CQ News

NO BACK-UP plan for mining boom end has left thousands out of a job.

Truck carrying cattle rolls near Clermont

Queensland Fire and Rescue are responding to a cattle truck rollover near Clermont.

Scene of cattle truck crash cleared

Rocky's golden ticket to 1500-job Adani FIFO hub revealed

NEW LIFE: Could abandoned mines bring thousands of jobs?

ROCKHAMPTON has one huge advantage in its fight for the FIFO hub.

'Unfair': CQ miner slammed as 100+ workers stood down unpaid

The new Cook Colliery longwall. 
Photo Contributed

Caledon Coal challenged over Cook Colliery decision.

It could take 5 weeks before mines are fully operational

Minister Anthony Lynham flies over the region, inspecting rail damage

The big problem for the coal industry is not water in the mines

Flooded in: Four CQ towns isolated after Debbie ripped through

Drone footage after Cyclone Debbie bucketed down over the Central Queensland town of Middlemount. Footage taken by David Graham.

Towns suffering widespread power outages and heavy flooding.

BREAKING: CQ residents evacuated from homes

FLOODS: Ex-Cyclone Debbie is dumping down on Central Queensland.

EMERGENCY crews are knocking on doors telling residents to get out.

Mines suspend operations as Debbie unleashes

SEVERE WEATHER: Mines suspend operation as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie moves through CQ.

AS severe weather hits CQ, many mines are suspending operations.

ANALYSIS: Can Amazon make it in Australia?

The Amazon.com homepage.

It is more than twice the size of Woolworths

Samsung launch: What's wrong with this picture?

This doesn't look like the launch day for one the biggest phone companies in the world.

What happened on launch day for Samsung?

Will this newcomer kill Rebel Sports?

JD Sports will stock Beyonce's activewear line, Ivy Park.

It's been dubbed the “Rebel killer”

Microsoft Surface Studio goes on sale in Australia

Microsoft Surface Studio

With a price tag of $4699, it's definitely aimed at the top end

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution

Amazon Australia: South-east Qld bid to lure giant

Amazon.com package is prepared for shipment by a United Parcel Service driver in Palo Alto, Calif. Photo: AAP.

Region is already home to American retailer and Swedish warehouse

Bad business, but good at it: court tells trafficker

BAD BUSINESS: A young man's drug trafficking career has ended in court.

Drug trafficker's tight business control brought him undone

Million dollar payout for Bundy mum's death

MISSING YOU: Rylee Ely hugs the photograph of her mother Rebecca back in 2012.

State compensates for Bundaberg Hospital's missed diagnosis

Emergency situation revoked after man arrested

Emergency declaration has been revoked after arrest

Life in jail for thug who murdered random passer-by

Jake Desmond Livingstone, 22, who was convicted with murdering Philip Quayle.

Murderer had only been released on parole two days earlier

'We always hoped we'd find them alive'

Stephen Ward leaves the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Stephen and his Dad, John, were missing for three nights in Tasmania’s South-West wilderness before being rescued.

A dad and his son defied expectations to survive

Israeli teen suspected of hoax bomb threats to schools

Woree State School was one of nine Queensland schools to receive bomb threat hoax calls in one morning last year.

Teen also suspected of a series of global threats

Boy was allegedly taken from hospital by anti-vaxxer mum

An Amber Alert was issued for missing boy Chase Walker-Steven, who was found in Newcastle.

Young boy taken from hospital by anti-vaxxer parents

The two year old who smoked 40 cigarettes a day

Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking?

Champion swimmer urges people to talk about endometriosis

Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm shared her experience with endometriosis as Endometriosis Australia's ambassador at the EndoMarch High Tea.

Emily Seebohm encourages people to talk

BIG READ: The pain that endures for endometriosis sufferers

Mab Graves had acute stage four endometriosis. In 2016, after Lupron chemotherapy failed, she had a radical hysterectomy.

Inside life with a little-understood disease

'Men can beat their wives as long as they don't cause injury'

A bleeding Anthony Mundine of Australia clashes with Charles Hatley of the USA, during the WBC Silver Super welterweight title bout, at the Melbourne Convention Centre in Melbourne, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine says men can beat their wives

Putting his body on the line to save the best in bull riding

PBR protection athlete Kerry Whitehouse puts his body on the line to protect bull riders in the arena.

Protection athlete says he is honoured for top job in PBR.

The $3 trillion consequence of a war with North Korea

North Korea launches four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

There's an unmanageable consequence to a war with North Korea

"My scars don't define me" says girl, 12, scalped by ride

Elizabeth Gilreath before the accident that changed her life. Picture: Facebook

Lulu opens up about being scalped on a carnival ride

Shark spotter Adrien Dubosc killed by shark

A trained shark spotter has been mauled to death by one

Lovely selfie takes creepy turn

Witchcraft or photoshop? You decide.

At first glance it looks like just another sweet selfie

Albert, 4m pet crocodile, survives home inferno

50-year-old crocodile survives along with family

China releases poorly photoshopped naval image

China embarrassed over shockingly photoshopped naval image

'Snakurettor' problem shuts down Coast car

A snake found coiled up in Sunshine Coast car as it's about to go on the highway.

Record season of call-outs for snake catcher.

Woman swims with croc: 'VBs dared me to do it'

Innisfail woman Shae Pasetti with the small crocodile.

Facebook post has already attracted condemnation

Amber Heard's dog makes social media comeback

Amber Heard has finally let the dog out of the bag

Sam Thaiday stars in Broncos’ carpool karaoke

SAM Thaiday has stunned with his karaoke rendition of Celine Dion.

What's on the small screen this week

My Kitchen Rule's mother and daughter contestants Valerie and Courtney.

MY KITCHEN Rules grand finalists face off and Love Child returns.

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Anthony LaPaglia.

Actor Anthony LaPaglia engaged to much younger girlfiend

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Lion King remake well under way

Seth Rogen.

More Lion King remake cast members revealed

Splendour auctions VIP passes for flood appeal

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Each pass will have a reserve price of $500