Entries by Shanee Dobeson

Overweight Queenslanders drink twice as many sugary drinks

New national figures show almost half of the 10 million Australians who are overweight or obese consume sweetened beverages, with some drinking more than a litre a day. The Australian Health Survey Results for Sweetened Beverages shows consumption of intense-sweetened beverages is twice as high for those who are overweight or obese compared with Aussies […]

Police on the hunt for ‘motorised picnic table’ drivers

It may have turned into a viral hit on social media, however Western Australia police are less than amused with the men spotted driving motorised picnic tables through busy Perth streets. Photos and video footage of the men, driving along Scarborough Beach Road towards the West Coast Highway intersection appeared on Facebook yesterday and have […]

Young boy told to ‘get in the car’ in terrifying child approach

Police are investigating after a child was told to ‘get into the car’ in a terrifying attempted abduction in the Shoalhaven area. About 3.40pm yesterday, Tuesday 17 November 2015, a nine-year-old boy got off his school bus in Watts Road, Callala Beach. The boy walked to his home, which is also located in Watts Road, near […]

Woman rushed to hospital after being bitten by snake

A young woman has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake in Queensland. The 18-year-old was bitten by the reptile on the ankle at the Wellesley Islands, off the coast of north Queensland just after 8.50pm. She was taken to Mornington Island Hospital where she remains in a stable condition. It is unknown what type […]

Four people killed on Qld roads in 24hours

Four people have died on Queensland roads in less than 24 hours. Tuesday was a horror day on the roads, with two separate crashes claiming the lives of four. Around 6.30pm a motorcyclist lost control of his bike and crashed at Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. He passed away at the scene. Just hours earlier, […]