Queensland News

Tue 26 May 2020

Full blown border war: Unapologetic Anna under attack

premium_icon Full blown border war: Unapologetic Anna under attack

An unapologetic Annastacia Palaszczuk is sticking to her guns while copping another barrage of attacks over her decision to keep Queensland's borders closed.

Mum found with ice making kit in Wiggles brand suitcase

premium_icon Mum found with ice making kit in Wiggles brand suitcase

A Gold Coast mum was found with items used to produce the dangerous drug ice hidden in a Wiggles suitcase in her garage and a shotgun in her wardrobe.

‘Dope my brah’: Balcony murder accused’s rap videos revealed

premium_icon ‘Dope my brah’: Balcony murder accused’s rap videos revealed

One of the three men accused of the murder of Brisbane teen Cian English was a wannabe rapper. In a series of videos, the 20-year-old talks about people being in awe of...

Shocking claims: Girl, 4, dead in cot 'for days'

premium_icon Shocking claims: Girl, 4, dead in cot 'for days'

Shocking new claims have emerged about the discovery of a four-year-old girl lying dead in her cot as her father is charged with murder, allegedly telling police he...

Homeless suffer most from chilly weather

premium_icon Homeless suffer most from chilly weather

Support workers say the demand is increasing for warm clothes and blankets.

Five charged over illegal house party

premium_icon Five charged over illegal house party

Five people will face court after they failed to comply with COVID-19 directions.

Stay the course despite sweet sound of silence

premium_icon Stay the course despite sweet sound of silence

When it comes to the pandemic, we want to remain the lucky country, writes Ann Wason Moore.

‘Look us in the eye when you say that, Premier’

premium_icon ‘Look us in the eye when you say that, Premier’

Angry business leaders threw down the challenge to the Premier late last week, asking her to visit and see the carnage from continued border closures first-hand

Knifeman plunges 30cm blade into cop’s back

premium_icon Knifeman plunges 30cm blade into cop’s back

A Townsville man who plunged a 30cm hunting knife into a police officer’s back later said watching video of the incident was “a bit upsetting”, a court heard.

‘You’re racist’: Man on trial for stealing alcohol

premium_icon ‘You’re racist’: Man on trial for stealing alcohol

A man on trial for allegedly making off with alcohol called a liquor store employee “racist” and said he wasn’t stealing after she approached him.

Judge criticises addict jailed over drug production

premium_icon Judge criticises addict jailed over drug production

A woman found producing methamphetamines has been slammed by a judge as contributing to the destruction of the community.

How mumpreneur turned COVID gloom into shining business

premium_icon How mumpreneur turned COVID gloom into shining business

When COVID-19 threatened the futures of Atherton Tableland farmers, Mareeba businesswoman Angela Nason launched a rescue operation and created a new business.

Man blames Centrelink appointment for bail breach

premium_icon Man blames Centrelink appointment for bail breach

He missed his first reporting obligation due to a Centrelink appointment and then simply didn’t report.

Cops find rare stamp stash in stolen loot

premium_icon Cops find rare stamp stash in stolen loot

The collection was found in a stash of suspected stolen property in uncovered in Maryborough

‘Your mate is dead’: Chilling details of balcony death

premium_icon ‘Your mate is dead’: Chilling details of balcony death

A friend of Brisbane teen Cian English was roused from being bashed unconscious and told: “Your mate is dead” after the 19-year-old plunged from a balcony trying to...

Foreign spuds threaten Aussie markets

premium_icon Foreign spuds threaten Aussie markets

Import restrictions on fresh food could save Australia’s potato markets from inundation from overseas producers.

Mon 25 May 2020

CCC refers Rockhampton nurse case back to health service

premium_icon CCC refers Rockhampton nurse case back to health service

Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission has referred the case involving a Rockhampton aged care nurse back to her regional health service.

‘Butterfly’ baby’s horror diagnosis rocks young family

premium_icon ‘Butterfly’ baby’s horror diagnosis rocks young family

A young Coast couple are living every parent’s nightmare after their newborn son was given a devastating diagnosis with no cure in sight.

‘These things happen’: Boat lands on top of car

premium_icon ‘These things happen’: Boat lands on top of car

When Alvaro Jordan came outside, the first thing he saw was his boat, on top of a car. That wasn’t where he left it.

Seven-star health spa unlike any seen before

premium_icon Seven-star health spa unlike any seen before

International developers have revealed their plans to create a seven-star tourist attraction unlike anything Queensland has ever seen.

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