Entries by Jaydan Duck

28 tonnes of illegal tobacco found growing on Qld farm

TWENTY-EIGHT tonnes of illegal tobacco worth more than $60 million has been seized in Queensland. The Australian Tax Office and Queensland Police Service seized the tobacco during raids on four properties in the Pine Creek area, near Bundaberg, on Tuesday. A record 28 tonnes of illegal tobacco and 45,000 seedlings were seized during the operation. […]

Three fight for life in hospital after horror knife attack

THREE people have been left fighting for their lives in hospital following a horror knife attack at a house in Victoria’s Gippsland region. Police were called to the McDonald Street home in the town of Morwell, 150km east of Melbourne, about 3.30am on Wednesday. There, officers allegedly found a 54-year-old man stabbing himself with a knife […]

Two dead, three injured in chopper crash

A HELICOPTER has crashed into the ocean near the Whitsunday Islands, killing at least two people. Five people are believed to have been on board the aircraft, believed to be a Eurocopter 120, when it came down near Hardy Reef pontoon, northeast of Hamilton Island around 4.30pm. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has since confirmed two […]

Border Force finds 4kg of cocaine in woman’s suitcase at Sydney Airport

A BRAZILIAN woman is facing the possibility of spending life behind bars in Australia after she was allegedly caught with 4kg of cocaine in her suitcase at Sydney Airport. The 31-year-old woman flew into Sydney International Airport from Chile on Tuesday morning. Border Force officers selected the woman for a baggage examination and, after emptying […]

Women rescued after car rolls down embankment

TWO young women have been taken to hospital following a nasty crash in the Gold Coast hinterland. It happened on Pine Creek Road, near Springbrook Road at Springbrook just after midday. It’s understood a woman lost control of her car and careened off the road after failing to negotiate a left hand bend around 12.10pm. […]