Queensland News

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Teen’s ‘upsetting’ ordeal on virus ship

Teen’s ‘upsetting’ ordeal on virus ship

After an idyllic holiday, chaos unfolded on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. And for this Brisbane student and others on board, the ordeal is only half over.

Blind bedridden woman allegedly raped by aged-care worker

premium_icon Blind bedridden woman allegedly raped by aged-care worker

A blind and partially-deaf woman living at a Queensland aged care facility was allegedly raped by a 21-year-old employee.

Dreams shattered as another builder goes bust

premium_icon Dreams shattered as another builder goes bust

A Sunshine Coast granny flats builder has gone into liquidation, racking up debts of up to $1.219 million and leaving Coast customers heartbroken.

‘She had a knife in her hands’: Sister recounts alleged murder scene

premium_icon ‘She had a knife in her hands’: Sister recounts alleged murder...

THE sister of a woman charged with stabbing her partner to death has described finding her sitting on a park swing with a knife in her hand.

Seven charged after elaborate police ram raid sting

premium_icon Seven charged after elaborate police ram raid sting

Three members of the same family have appeared in a Queensland court charged with multiple property offences including a recent shopping centre ram raid.

Coast veteran shocked by ‘disgraceful’ public act

premium_icon Coast veteran shocked by ‘disgraceful’ public act

An irate ex-serviceman has labelled the behaviour of homeless people as "disgraceful" as nearby businesses struggle with customer complaints. 

Daycare ‘devastated’ by death of child

premium_icon Daycare ‘devastated’ by death of child

Police are searching for answers about the death of a three-year-old boy found inside a daycare minibus at a Queensland primary school.

‘Time to go’ for rebel Queensland MP

premium_icon ‘Time to go’ for rebel Queensland MP

A day after Jo-Ann Miller publicly slammed embattled Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, a former Labor president says it’s time for the veteran Bundamba MP to...

Man carried illegal weapon during bar fight

premium_icon Man carried illegal weapon during bar fight

21-year-old pleads guilty to two charges at Emerald’s Magistrate Court.

Online predator tracked mum home after date

premium_icon Online predator tracked mum home after date

A YOUNG mum who met a businessman online before going on a date was raped after he followed her home.

Bachelorette contestant’s Noosa unit for sale

Bachelorette contestant’s Noosa unit for sale

Noosa Shire Councillor and reality television contestant Jess Glasgow is selling an apartment he owns in the seaside retreat.

’Deeply troubling’: Why deputy mayor won’t rerun

premium_icon ’Deeply troubling’: Why deputy mayor won’t rerun

After a difficult four years, involving social media rumours, deputy mayor Jan Chambers has revealed why she won’t stand again in next month’s election.

Pot-smoking, distracted driver fined $900 for head-on crash

premium_icon Pot-smoking, distracted driver fined $900 for head-on crash

DESPITE admitting he was distracted and high, a driver has been fined just $900 and will be back on the road in two months.

‘Man down’: Anglo worker recalls seeing fallen father

premium_icon ‘Man down’: Anglo worker recalls seeing fallen father

A coronial witness described the dangerous conditions within a CQ mine where a father of two was found dead.

‘Teddy bear’ dad mourned after sudden death

premium_icon ‘Teddy bear’ dad mourned after sudden death

A beloved Sunshine Coast father’s sudden and unexpected death has left his family perplexed and his heartbroken widow in financial turmoil. How you can help.

Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

premium_icon Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

Nearly 40 per cent of Queensland schools have fewer students getting top marks when comparing the percentage of students achieving OP 1 to 5 over the past decade.

REAR VIEW: How Holden first came to Bundy

premium_icon REAR VIEW: How Holden first came to Bundy

The story behind Bundaberg’s first Holden and its owner is as unique as the brand itself.

Dozens of new buildings, sites proposed for heritage listing

premium_icon Dozens of new buildings, sites proposed for heritage listing

Dozens of proposed new heritage buildings and sites could be forced to abide by strict development conditions to protect them for future generations

Why popular car meet has been canned

premium_icon Why popular car meet has been canned

THE organisers of a popular classic car gathering cancelled the event for good after an attendee crashed their car while leaving the weekend event.

Esky killers ‘should get 10 years’ for brutal inhumane death

premium_icon Esky killers ‘should get 10 years’ for brutal inhumane death

Three men who subjected slain father Shaun Barker to brutal acts of violence will be resentenced after their murder convictions were downgraded to manslaughter.

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