Gulf Times - Queensland
Qatar resident dies in bike accident in India

Qatar resident dies in bike accident in India

Jerry John, a resident of Qatar, died in a motorbike accident on Saturday in Kerala, India. He was 20.

Queensland to bid to bring Games back to Australia in 2032

Queensland to bid to bring Games back to Australia in 2032

Queensland will launch a bid to bring the Summer Olympics to Australia for the third time in 2032 if it can get financial support from central and local government, state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said ...

Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises

Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises

Dozens of wild fires burned across broad swaths of Australia's east and west on Saturday and firefighters scrambled to shore up defences ahead of hotter weather and stronger winds expected to bring more danger

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest

A French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland.

Australia's Queensland flooding worsens with dam release

Australia's Queensland flooding worsens with dam release

Major flooding threatened several thousand homes on Monday in the Australian state of Queensland, forcing more than 1,100 people to be evacuated, after authorities opened up dam gates ...

Record breaking floods hit north Australia

Record breaking floods hit north Australia

Communities were cut off, farmers stranded and cows washed offshore as heavy rain pelted northeast Australia Sunday, with one major river breaking 118-year-old floodwater records.

Strawberry scare: Australian supermarket stops selling needles

Strawberry scare: Australian supermarket stops selling needles

The move came as the Australian parliament fast-tracked legislation to toughen penalties for those found tampering with food.

Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks

Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks

Experts say shark attacks are increasing as water sports become more popular and bait fish move closer to shore, but fatalities remain rare.

Australia strawberry needle scare: tough penalties proposed

Australia strawberry needle scare: tough penalties proposed

Needles, first found in strawberries produced by one supplier in Queensland, are now turning up around the country.

School children evacuated from flooded campsite in Australia

School children evacuated from flooded campsite in Australia

More than 70 students and staff from Willows State School were cut off near the town of Tully, where they had been camping at an adventure centre since Monday due to flooded roads.

Australian who killed 100-year-old crocodile fined A$10,000

Australian who killed 100-year-old crocodile fined A$10,000

The 5.2-metre crocodile was shot between the eyes in a river next to a farm in Rockhampton in central Queensland in September.

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

The loss of a state election in Queensland has stepped up pressure on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who risks losing control of parliament at a by-election next month.