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Tue 22 Sep 2020

‘Out of control’ teen ended up spending 57 days in jail

Premium Content ‘Out of control’ teen ended up spending 57 days in jail

She and a man broke into houses and stole cars. The court heard she acted as a getaway driver and at one stage managed to escape arrest.

Middlemount mine death case first mention in court

Premium Content Middlemount mine death case first mention in court

A mine operator and three senior staffers have been charged over the death of David Routledge.

Convicted rapist badly bashed in jail

Premium Content Convicted rapist badly bashed in jail

A once high-flying executive convicted of raping a woman in a motel room has been hospitalised after being severely bashed in jail.

Shock resignation at Ipswich council kept quiet for days

Premium Content Shock resignation at Ipswich council kept quiet for days

A leading figure at the trouble-plagued Ipswich council has quit just five months into her role, with the council keeping the resignation quiet for a week.

Quarantine camps ‘like five star resorts’: Butcher

Premium Content Quarantine camps ‘like five star resorts’: Butcher

Mining camps to be used as quarantine hubs and the miners go to Gladstone hotels.

DV accused refused bail a second time

Premium Content DV accused refused bail a second time

The man’s lawyer indicated the accused planned to contest some of the charges.

FINED $500: ‘Good boy’ tells court marijuana was for pain

Premium Content FINED $500: ‘Good boy’ tells court marijuana was for pain

He told the court he had purchased drugs to treat his sore back, but they did not work and he had otherwise been a “good boy.”

NRL trials radical rule changes for final round

Premium Content NRL trials radical rule changes for final round

The NRL is set to make the most of several dead rubber clashes in Round 20, with several potential rule changes to be trialled.

COVID-19 testing continues after viral discovery in Bay

Premium Content COVID-19 testing continues after viral discovery in Bay

Anyone with symptoms is urged to get tested

BREAKING: Hervey Bay Labor candidate named

Premium Content BREAKING: Hervey Bay Labor candidate named

After months of speculation Labor has announced who will contest the seat of Hervey Bay

Why JobKeeper will be axed

Why JobKeeper will be axed

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is preparing to axe the JobKeeper scheme in March as part of the government’s shift in focus.

Former GG helps bushfire victim get back on the road

Premium Content Former GG helps bushfire victim get back on the road

Mal Rixon narrowly survived the bushfires of last summer, but his bus was not as lucky. That is where a charity headed by Sir Peter Cosgrove stepped in.

Waste to art creates a tin man’s heart

Premium Content Waste to art creates a tin man’s heart

How one Fraser Coast residents has taken up recycling and artistic challenges.

Teen’s brain was ‘bulging out of skull’

Teen’s brain was ‘bulging out of skull’

The mother of a teenager who died after suffering an adverse reaction to antipsychotic medication has told a royal commission lessons must be learnt.

100 jobs up for grabs as major QLD industry expands

Premium Content 100 jobs up for grabs as major QLD industry expands

Senex Energy says it will be employing more workers as it increases production by 50 percent at one site and opens new areas after gaining approval to expand.

Bidding frenzy as Ooshies run out

Premium Content Bidding frenzy as Ooshies run out

While Woolworths has been forced to cut short its popular Ooshies promotion due to depleted stock, online auctions for the rarest of the items are ramping up.

Elderly couple turns tables on scammers

Premium Content Elderly couple turns tables on scammers

It’s a well-known driveway scam usually directed at elderly homeowners but this time the bitumen bandits lost out - here's why.

‘Bizarre’ reason troops will stop manning borders

Premium Content ‘Bizarre’ reason troops will stop manning borders

The ADF is in talks to remove troops from Queensland borders - but not quarantine hotels - in a move that will leave police scrambling to cover checkpoints.

‘Bully’ Broncos run into major hurdle in CEO search

Premium Content ‘Bully’ Broncos run into major hurdle in CEO search

The Broncos had jettisoned 160 applicants to establish a shortlist of five, but the club’s preferred candidate has been declared off-limits.

Terrifying discovery in baby’s chest

Terrifying discovery in baby’s chest

Doctors discovered a tumour the size of a football in 11-month-old Ellie Caterjian’s chest that was pushing her heart and lungs aside.

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