National News

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Why ‘uber-rich’ superyachts are hitting our shores

premium_icon Why ‘uber-rich’ superyachts are hitting our shores

The uber-rich ranks of the world’s superyacht owners are getting younger, more adventurous and charting a course for a new playground – off Qld’s coast.

Future of LNG industry in jeopardy

premium_icon Future of LNG industry in jeopardy

Up to a third of Queensland’s $84 billion LNG industry could be shutdown within a decade due to a gas shortage, according to a new report.

Rugby league player jailed for assault

Rugby league player jailed for assault

A once promising NRL youngster has had his dreams dashed after being convicted of an attack in NSW on Christmas Day last year.

What coal-bashing MP meant to say

premium_icon What coal-bashing MP meant to say

The federal Labor frontbencher who caused trouble by saying the collapse of global coal markets was a good thing has backed down.

$3.9m lawsuit against Fraser Coast council settled

premium_icon $3.9m lawsuit against Fraser Coast council settled

A DEFAMATION suit potentially worth $3.9 million launched against the Fraser Coast council has been settled.

Mason Lee: A little boy is dead, but who is really to blame?

premium_icon Mason Lee: A little boy is dead, but who is really to blame?

A little boy who lived a “wretched” life of pain and neglect and adults who shouted at him to “shut up”, that he was a “c--t”, writes Kate Kyriacou.

Cyclone may force southeast dam release

premium_icon Cyclone may force southeast dam release

Water may need to be released water from Somerset Dam into Wivenhoe as Cyclone Oma approaches the coast.

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