Queensland News

Thu 15 Apr 2021

Jail time for stabbing police dog

Premium Content Jail time for stabbing police dog

A man who stabbed a police dog during an arrest will spend close to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a series of offences.

Costly mistake: Panel beater destroys $50k car

Premium Content Costly mistake: Panel beater destroys $50k car

A panel beater made a “foolish” error landing him in court.

Monster snake skin found dangling from roof

Premium Content Monster snake skin found dangling from roof

The skin of a gigantic carpet python found at a Buderim home has baffled seasoned snake catchers. SEE THE VIDEO.

REVEALED: How to win one of Virgin’s 150 new jobs

Premium Content REVEALED: How to win one of Virgin’s 150 new jobs

Virgin is going on a ‘major recruitment drive’, today revealing they’re looking to fill 150 jobs in one section of the business. Find out if you’re qualified.

Fears CQ mine will be abandoned over company’s money woes

Premium Content Fears CQ mine will be abandoned over company’s money woes

‘Unless they can find a financier before the end of June, that company could go into liquidation.’

Academic gets date for High Court challenge

Premium Content Academic gets date for High Court challenge

A Queensland academic sacked after criticising James Cook University Great Barrier Reef research has been given a date for a High Court challenge.

Cycling stoush: ‘Your review stinks – and so do you!’

Premium Content Cycling stoush: ‘Your review stinks – and so do you!’

An unhappy customer copped a spray from a popular cycling gear company after leaving a scathing online review.

‘You’ll run out of ammo before I do’

Premium Content ‘You’ll run out of ammo before I do’

The paranoid gunman who shot Brett Forte held officers at bay for more than 20 hours and did not initially know the policeman had died, an inquest has heard.

Disappearance worries boaties as they fear another death

Premium Content Disappearance worries boaties as they fear another death

A young fisherman’s disappearance has other boaties puzzled as they join the search for the missing man.

Accused bikie sparks ‘bedlam’ after attack

Premium Content Accused bikie sparks ‘bedlam’ after attack

An alleged bikie caught in a drug deal gone bad sparked “bedlam” when he stabbed a man in the arm in the middle of a bus shopping centre car park.

‘Toxic culture’: Bullying accusations at major university

Premium Content ‘Toxic culture’: Bullying accusations at major university

A toxic culture of bullying and intimidation has been exposed by staff at one of Queensland’s largest universities in an open letter to the chancellor.

Shooters killed cows and removed some of their meat: Cops

Premium Content Shooters killed cows and removed some of their meat: Cops

The cattle, estimated to be worth $2500 each, and a deer were shot and killed. A ‘small quantity’ of meat was removed from the cows.

Woman hospitalised after horse falls on top of her

Premium Content Woman hospitalised after horse falls on top of her

The woman, who is aged in her 50s, was taken to Ipswich Hospital

Heroic groms praised for preventing second Peregian tragedy

Premium Content Heroic groms praised for preventing second Peregian tragedy

The quick actions of three inseparable young Sunshine Coast surfing mates have saved the life of a man who was about to sink beneath the surface.

Australia Day tragedy driver told men to get out of tray

Premium Content Australia Day tragedy driver told men to get out of tray

The driver responsible for the death of a friend in a ute rollover has been spared jail

TRAGIC UPDATE: Body found in Maryborough house fire

Premium Content TRAGIC UPDATE: Body found in Maryborough house fire

The body of a man has sadly been found in the home where a fire broke out in Maryborough on Thursday morning.

GALLERY: Falling short when it comes to court attire

Premium Content GALLERY: Falling short when it comes to court attire

OPINION: Court is not a nightclub. Nor is it the beach, a park or a local supermarket.

What a load of bull! $4500 for a rescue dog

Premium Content What a load of bull! $4500 for a rescue dog

The RSPCA has denied profiteering from designer dogs, amid outcry over “appalling” $4500 adoption fees for French bulldogs rescued from backyard breeders.

Darling Downs postie backed Holgate’s bullying claim

Premium Content Darling Downs postie backed Holgate’s bullying claim

The Cecil Plains postmaster said ex-Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate saved rural services with the very deal that led to her resignation.

Shocking skate park fight video triggers mass outcry

Premium Content Shocking skate park fight video triggers mass outcry

Parents and authorities have been left horrified by “disturbing” footage of a brutal and potentially “premeditated” fight at a Queensland skate park.

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