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Australian woman arrested in stabbing deaths of 8 children

3 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police said the woman, the mother of all but one of the victims, was also found with stab wounds inside a home in northern Queensland state

Australian Woman Arrested in Deaths of 8 Children

(SYDNEY) — A woman has been arrested for murder in the killings of 8 children in an Australian home. Queensland Police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said Saturday that the 37-year-old woman was currently under guard at a hospital in the northern city of Cairns. She is the mother of seven of the children found dead…

Australia is destroying indigenous land with fracking

The Mithaka people of Channel Country, Queensland, Australia have a serious problem: Australia wants to frack their traditional homeland, targeting hundreds of wells beneath their rivers and floodplains for extracting shale oil and gas. Despite staunch opposition

Queenslanders celebrate NYE, 1934

On the evening of December 31, 1934, partygoers across the state prepared to celebrate the coming of the new year, as illustrated in The Queenslander newspaper (above). As with most years, 1934 had its high and low moments on the domestic scene and overseas. In March, 75 lives were lost when a cyclone crossed the [...]

80th anniversary – First women’s international cricket test match was played in Brisbane

On 28 December, 1934, Queensland hosted the very first women’s international cricket test match. This historic match, Australia vs England, was played at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds over three days. From their arrival by the Kyogle train on 20 December until they left on 1 January, the English team had a busy schedule, conducting radio [...]

Eight Children Killed in Mass Stabbing in Australia

20 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Eight young children were stabbed to death in a gruesome attack on a Queensland, Australia home today. Read more...

Queensland Police Confirm Eight Children Stabbed To Death At Cairns Home

A tragedy is unfolding in far north Queensland this afternoon, with police confirming the stabbing deaths of eight children.

QUT Researchers Developing Better EV Batteries

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has partnered-up on a new project aimed at improving battery technology for electric vehicles. Together with the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) and Australia’s Auto Cooperative Research Centre (AutoCRC), QUT hopes to “wean the world off fossil fuels”. Show More Summary

Study: Women Are More Empathetic Toward Their Partner Than Men

In terrible, not particularly shocking news for heterosexual women worldwide, Griffith University and the University of Queensland in New Zealand just announced research demonstrating that women have more empathy in relationships than men. Show More Summary

This sweet dog and lion duo proves that friendship transcends all barriers

Meet Honey the dog and Kwanza the white lion cub: a pair of best friends at the Darling Downs Zoo in Queensland, Australia. Kwanza's mum wasn't producing enough milk for him, so the lovely caregivers at the zoo took him in and have been taking care of him.

17% Of Household Energy Comes From Rooftop Solar In Queensland

Originally published on RenewEconomy. The proportion of residential energy in the south-east corner of Queensland that was generated by rooftop solar has jumped to 17 per cent in November, according to the local grid operator. Energex,...Show More Summary

Flash flooding, hail as severe storms batter Queensland

#BREAKING: #Nerang on #Queensland's Gold Coast hit by severe storms, flash flooding and hail. (Pic: Andrew Burton) — Australian News Net (@AusNewsNetwork) December 9, 2014

Emotional letter begs Australian banks to leave poor, 'humiliated' farmers alone

An Australian veterinarian has penned an open letter on Facebook about the horrific treatment of farmers in Queensland by the big banks. Comparing the banks' evictions of men from their land to "corporate terrorism," David Pascoe from Oakley recently visited farmers in the drought-striken area of Winton and was overcome by what he saw. Show More Summary

Queensland Government Steam Yacht Lucinda

Guest blogger: Jo Seccombe – Senior Reference Archivist, Queensland State Archives 150 years ago this month, the QGSY Lucinda steamed from Dumbarton, Scotland bound ultimately for Queensland. This extract from the Chief Engineer’s log records an estimated 80 tons of coal on board for the journey on 30 December 1884. The QGSY Lucinda arrived in Brisbane [...]

Podcast: The Medical Front (A night in the JOL)

Medicos from Queensland played significant roles during the First World War. The John Oxley Library features holdings such as the Marks Family Papers, which include the letters and photographs of three brothers who served as doctors throughout the bloody conflicts of Gallipoli and the Western Front. Captain A.G. Butler from Kilcoy, Regimental Medical Officer with [...]

It Looks Like The Queensland Health Payroll Fiasco Is Going To The Courts With IBM Being Sued For Damages.

This appeared last week.Queensland government to sue IBM over health payroll disaster AAP The Australian December 01, 2014 10:18AM THE Queensland government will serve technology company IBM with court documents over the state’s health payroll disaster, Premier Campbell Newman has confirmed. Show More Summary

Let the buyers beware, and get the warmist regulators off their back

The Queensland Government ends one power of warmists to bully landowners: Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has intervened to

Grinchy Woman Wants to Ban Children From Sitting on Santa's Lap

Post by Jenny Erikson. A parenting activist in Queensland, Australia is making international waves by calling for a ban of children sitting on the laps of shopping mall Santas. Because sitting on strangers' laps is unsavory and how dare...Show More Summary

Qantas to restore full service flights Brisbane-Narita

After five years of nonsense about Jetstar being the answer for Queensland to Japan flights Qantas is restoring its full service brand flights between Brisbane and Tokyo Narita four times a week from August next year. The A330 service can’t come soon enough for business and full service minded travellers who lost the Qantas quality [...]

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