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COVID case in CQ found to be negative

Autopsy results have revealed a Central Queensland man who was thought to be the country’s youngest coronavirus death, did not have COVID-19.   Queensland Health have said 30-year-old NATHAN TURNER, who had complex medical conditions, returned a positive result for Covid 19 in a post mortem.   It sparked major contact tracing efforts and...

Hiker falls from mountain, Mount Jim Crow

A hiker has fallen 10 metres at Mount Jim Crow National Park on Sunday morning.    The man in his 20s was on his way down when he slipped from a rock and fell after letting other walker pass.    He had to be winched back to the top of the mountain to the...

Hiker falls from mountain, Baga National Park

A hiker has fallen 10 metres at Baga National Park on Sunday morning.    The man in his 20s was on his way down when he slipped from a rock and fell after letting other walker pass.    He had to be winched back to the top of the mountain to the awaiting RACQ...

Car crash, Banana

A man's been taken to hospital after an early morning rollover near Banana.   Paramedics were called to the single-car crash on the Leichhardt highway around 3:30 Monday morning.    They have since transported one patient in a stable condition with back pain and minor arm injuries.

Cairns police investigate death of 12-year-old boy

Detectives are Detectives are investigating the sudden death of a 12-year-old boy at Mooroobool overnight. Around 6.18pm on Thursday, police and emergency services were called to Shang Park after reports of a disturbance between a group of youths. Initial investigations suggest the boy was with three other boys when they became involved...
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