Posts Tagged ‘Queensland’

Cop tackles man to the ground during Queensland press conference (VIDEO)

Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards was in the middle of speaking to reporters outside a Queensland police station on Wednesday, when he heard another man angrily yelling “you better run!” The quick-thinking cop stopped mid-sentence, turned to see the supposed perpetrator running toward him and dove for the man’s ankles, taking him to the ground. […]

More floods in Queensland, Australia after torrential rain from ex Cyclone Nora – 2 feet in 24 hours recorded

     Torrential rainfall from ex Tropical Cyclone Nora in northern Queensland, Australia caused rivers to reach some of the highest levels seen in almost 20 years. Emergency services were called on to rescue over 40 people from the flooding. This is the fifth serious flood event in the state in the last few weeks. Port […]

VIDEO: Multiple Residents Witness UFO Over Queensland, Australia

Next Story Undeniably, UFO’s and ET’s have taken many minds by storm, and for good reason! This is a subject with the power to change our world as we know it in SO many ways and humanity is becoming increasingly more ready to explore this subject. So what do UFO sightings do for this subject […]

Rain records smashed in parts of Queensland, Australia

     PARTS of Queensland have seen the heaviest ever October rainfall and things are only going to get worse. HORRIFIC rainfall is set to continue in Queensland which has seen its wettest October on record. It’s only the very beginning of the wet season in the Sunshine State but in some towns the rain is […]

Queensland announces trials to replace public transport cards with facial recognition

The future of public transport in Queensland. Photo: Courier Mail Public transport commuters in Queensland will be able ‘to use their faces as a ticket to board trains and buses’ in the near future, after it was announced on Thursday that trials will commence to replace the current ‘Go Card’ digital network with facial recognition […]

Queensland begins trials to replace public transport cards with facial recognition

The future of public transport in Queensland. Photo: Courier Mail Future public transport commuters in Queensland will be able ‘to use their faces as a ticket to board trains and buses’ soon, after it was announced today that trials have begun to replace the current ‘Go Card’ digital network with facial recognition technology. Cubic Corporation, […]

Wild wolf caught on camera for first time in Sweden

     An elusive wild wolf roaming around Sweden has been caught on camera for the first time ever in the Scandinavian country. Recorded in the rural village of Lonsboda, it’s rare for such sightings at all, let alone capturing it on video. The estimated population of Swedish wild wolves stands at just over 400, according […]

Kurds, Arab forces recapture Syrian air base, backed by Russian airstrikes

     Kurdish and Arab forces backed by Russian air strikes captured a strategic air base and the adjacent town in northern Syria from rival anti-government factions, a monitoring group said Thursday. The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and Arab allies on Wednesday night expelled Islamist and other rebel fighters from Minnigh air base and the […]

All-time rainfall record on verge of being broken in Chennai, India

     Chennai is on its way to have the wettest November of the century and break an all-time rainfall record. With Monday’s torrential downpour bringing 93 mm of rainfall, Chennai has crossed 1,025 mm of rainfall for the month. According to the Meteorological Department, November 1918 was the wettest month as the city received 1088.4 […]

Moscow police rescue a 4-month old tiger cub from poachers, then adopt it

     Moscow’s police department has officially adopted a tiger cub it rescued from the clutches of a gang of poachers in Russia’s Far East. The 4-month-old feline was named Stepa, after Uncle Stepa the Militia Man – a fictional law enforcement officer from a popular children’s book. The name was selected by Moscow residents in […]

Lord Justice George Fulford paedophile

An alarming report in the Mail On-line has accused Lord Justice George Fulford, adviser to the Queen, of being a key backer of the outrageous “Paedophile Information Exchange” group known as PIE. Police suspect the group of abusing children, “on an industrial scale”. Lord Fulford is a foundation member of the PIE group that advocates […]

Bushfires in Central Queensland

  7.30pm: Firefighters are attending several large bushfires across Central Queensland CENTRAL ADVICE: Burua – large bushfire Ten Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) crews are attending to a large bushfire burning in the vicinity of Koowim Drive, Haddock Drive and Glen Lyon Road and Mt Rolo Road at Burua, west of Gladstone. This fire […]

A Bob each way for Queensland Kev

The loyalty of Bob Katter is pivotal to Kevin Rudd. Source: Herald Sun LOVELY days for Kevin Rudd, these, when even his mistakes are gold. Take yesterday, when he tried so helpfully to dismiss talk that he’s plotting to snatch back his old job from Julia Gillard. “I’m a very happy little Vegemite being Prime […]

Queensland caucus elects Fraser as Bligh’s deputy

QUEENSLAND Treasurer Andrew Fraser has been elected Deputy Premier by the Labor caucus in an uncontested vote that Premier Anna Bligh has pitched as a renewal of the leadership team she will take to the next election. Labelling Mr Fraser Australia’s “worst treasurer”, Liberal National Party leader Campbell Newman moved to end speculation about who […]

Fraud-linked PNG minister flees to Queensland

Updated September 15, 2011 16:48:35 Authorities in Papua New Guinea say former senior minister Paul Tiensten has flown to Australia to avoid a fraud probe. The new government has established a multi-agency investigation into allegations of corruption at the national planning department. The chair of the investigation says Mr Tiensten flew to Brisbane on a […]

Bodies recovered from Queensland chopper crash

THE bodies of two men killed in a helicopter crash were recovered on Friday from heavily wooded terrain in central Queensland. The chopper, from a North Queensland charter company, crashed in dense bushland at Shoalwater Bay, near Rockhampton, around midday (AEST) yesterday. A 50-year-old man survived the crash and remains in Rockhampton Hospital in a […]

Two men killed in helicopter crash at Double Mountain, Queensland

A rescue chopper was winching a third man to safety after today’s crash. Picture: Courtesy RACQ Source: Supplied TWO men confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed in rugged bushland near Shoalwater Bay. Three people were aboard when the chopper went down at Double Mountain, north of Byfield  near Shoalwater Bay, north of Rockhampton, about 12.20pm […]

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