Queensland News

Sat 31 Oct 2020

Palaszczuk no longer ‘accidental premier’

Premium Content Palaszczuk no longer ‘accidental premier’

Many thought Annastacia Palaszczuk took a poison chalice when she became the Labor leader in 2012 with only seven seats after the Newman rout.

Boy, 16, charged over Bundaberg murder

Premium Content Boy, 16, charged over Bundaberg murder

Police have charged a teenager with the murder of Lisa Hund, who was found dead at her Kepnock St home yesterday morning.

ELECTION: Costigan concedes Whitsunday, ALP retains Mackay

Premium Content ELECTION: Costigan concedes Whitsunday, ALP retains Mackay

Live coverage of what’s happening as Mackay, Whitsunday, Mirani and Burdekin cast their votes

Southside hairdresser caught with $100k in goods

Premium Content Southside hairdresser caught with $100k in goods

The 31-year-old faced the Gympie court with no criminal history and said she was ‘manipulated and controlled’ by her co-accused

Labor stuns LNP with massive swing

Premium Content Labor stuns LNP with massive swing

Annastacia Palaszczuk is on track to win a historic third term as counting suggests Labor would hold on in the regions and steal precious seats from the LNP in the...

‘Power of people’: Noosa remains independent

Premium Content ‘Power of people’: Noosa remains independent

Sandy Bolton held back tears as the independent Noosa MP told her supporters she would retain the seat.

WILD WEATHER: See all the pictures from Qld storms

Premium Content WILD WEATHER: See all the pictures from Qld storms

Three people have been trapped inside their home after a roof collapse, giant hail up to 13cm has smashed Queensland and 40,000 properties have lost power.

Supercell fury: Power cut to thousands of homes

Premium Content Supercell fury: Power cut to thousands of homes

The number of Sunshine Coast homes without power is rising rapidly, with Energex reporting about 7500 homes in the dark as severe storms lash the region.

Morcombes welcome ‘Day for Daniel’ grandchild

Premium Content Morcombes welcome ‘Day for Daniel’ grandchild

Bruce and Denise Morcombe have welcomed their new granddaughter into the world on the same day as the 15th annual “Day for Daniel”.

Biggest Greens vote on record: election forecast

Premium Content Biggest Greens vote on record: election forecast

A Greens strategist predicts the party will come close to recording the highest primary vote ever for the party in Australia in these two Brisbane seats.

The two biggest challenges facing next premier

Premium Content The two biggest challenges facing next premier

Queensland faces a challenging decade ahead, and whoever wins the state election must stay the course in these two crucial sectors, writes Peter Gleeson.

QLD election live: How every seat is falling

QLD election live: How every seat is falling

Queensland’s election is set to go down to the wire, with some big names at risk of losing their seats. Here’s how all the seats are falling, in real time.

Why this man is set to become one of Qld’s most powerful MPs

Premium Content Why this man is set to become one of Qld’s most powerful MPs

The Greens could find themselves in a position to hold the balance of power in Queensland, potentially making this man one of the state’s biggest powerbrokers.

Golf ball size hail in Gympie’s north as storms hit

Premium Content Golf ball size hail in Gympie’s north as storms hit

A chain of storm cells sweeping across the southeast have dumped hail on parts of the region, and cut power to Mary Valley towns

Large hailstones batter Ipswich as multiple storms hit

Premium Content Large hailstones batter Ipswich as multiple storms hit

Hail has already been reported west of Ipswich, with multiple storm cells on the radar

Punters’ late switch on election result

Premium Content Punters’ late switch on election result

Late betting money could be the biggest hint yet of what election results Queensland should expect.

Vehicle ploughs into gazebo manned by CQ election volunteers

Premium Content Vehicle ploughs into gazebo manned by CQ election volunteers

CQ election workers had the fright of their lives after a ute came crashing into their gazebo this afternoon.

BUNDY DEATH: Call for dashcam footage as victim named

Premium Content BUNDY DEATH: Call for dashcam footage as victim named

No arrest has been made but police reassure residents there “isn’t someone running around the streets of Bundaberg with a knife”

UPDATE: ‘Very dangerous’ thunderstorms move in on Gympie

Premium Content UPDATE: ‘Very dangerous’ thunderstorms move in on Gympie

Giant hail, heavy rain and destructive winds are heading for Gympie and other parts of the southeast this afternoon.

WATCH: Premier hits back at poll booth heckler

Premium Content WATCH: Premier hits back at poll booth heckler

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has fired back at a heckler who confronted her at a polling booth, saying open borders was “exactly what the LNP wants”.

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