May 2018

Published a story 25th May 2018 7:16 PM

BRITISH tourist drowned because instructor lost sight of her while trying to avoid more advanced diving group, Coronial inquest told

Diving industry shake-up flagged ahead of coroner's findings

BRITISH tourist drowned because instructor lost sight of her while trying to avoid more advanced diving group, Coronial inquest told

Published a story 24th May 2018 9:11 PM

THE director of a company running a scuba diving tour on which a UK tourist drowned six days into a gap year holiday has broken into tears and apologised.

'Every time I cuddle my kids I think of your daughter'

THE director of a company running a scuba diving tour on which a UK tourist drowned six days into a gap year holiday has broken into tears and apologised.

Published a story 24th May 2018 7:10 AM

Man accused of escaping prison charged with ice trafficking

Prison break accused facing new meth charges

Man accused of escaping prison charged with ice trafficking

Published a story 23rd May 2018 8:15 PM

THE director of a diving company fined over the drowning of a British tourist on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef has faced a barrage of questions.

Dive company director grilled during inquest into death

THE director of a diving company fined over the drowning of a British tourist on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef has faced a barrage of questions.

Published a story 23rd May 2018 7:49 PM

A DIVING boat skipper overseeing a scuba tour in which a British tourist drowned has denied he deleted photos which may have assisted investigations.

Deleted photos raised during inquest into drowning death

A DIVING boat skipper overseeing a scuba tour in which a British tourist drowned has denied he deleted photos which may have assisted investigations.

Published a story 22nd May 2018 7:28 PM

A WHITSUNDAY diving instructor averted her gaze for just seconds before she lost a British tourist embarking on her first ever scuba diving expedition.

Instructor lost sight of novice diver before tragic find

A WHITSUNDAY diving instructor averted her gaze for just seconds before she lost a British tourist embarking on her first ever scuba diving expedition.

Published a story 21st May 2018 8:14 PM

A MIRANI driver caught behind the wheel on the drug ice may have had his licence disqualified, but he will still be allowed to drive for work purposes.

Mirani drug driver back on road toting work licence

A MIRANI driver caught behind the wheel on the drug ice may have had his licence disqualified, but he will still be allowed to drive for work purposes.

Published a story 21st May 2018 4:03 PM

A POLICE officer was left with cuts covering his hands after chasing down a belligerent drunk from Slade Point causing trouble on Mackay's club strip.

'Come and catch me': Cop injured in pursuit of banned drunk

A POLICE officer was left with cuts covering his hands after chasing down a belligerent drunk from Slade Point causing trouble on Mackay's club strip.

Published a story 21st May 2018 3:57 PM

A PLASTERER from Richmond begged a magistrate to "please have mercy” after a friend "ratted” him out over an illicit garden he was cultivating.

Plasterer begs for mercy after raid uncovers illegal crop

A PLASTERER from Richmond begged a magistrate to "please have mercy” after a friend "ratted” him out over an illicit garden he was cultivating.

Published a story 21st May 2018 3:44 PM

A NORTH Mackay man with a shocking record had been out of prison four months when he stole a bike and repeatedly evaded arrest with police hot on his tail.

Thief evades cops before eventual arrest in violent struggle

A NORTH Mackay man with a shocking record had been out of prison four months when he stole a bike and repeatedly evaded arrest with police hot on his tail.

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