Queensland News

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Woman throws punches, rips victim’s shirt in bottle-o fight

Premium Content Woman throws punches, rips victim’s shirt in bottle-o fight

“It created a very embarrassing scene for the victim in addition to the injuries she sustained.”

250 JOBS: Mackay firm scores $140m Carmichael mine contract

Premium Content 250 JOBS: Mackay firm scores $140m Carmichael mine contract

The plant will process coal using recycled water and density separation so it is more energy efficient and environmentally friendly

Osteopath jailed for raping client on treatment table

Premium Content Osteopath jailed for raping client on treatment table

An osteopath who raped his long-term client says he will move to Tasmania with his wife once he serves his jail sentence.

‘Useless b----’: Man attacks mum at family celebration

Premium Content ‘Useless b----’: Man attacks mum at family celebration

Getting drunk on Christmas Day and verbally abusing his own mother to the point his family locked him out of the house has proven costly for a Gympie man.

‘Fatal flaw’ in new Mason-inspired laws

Premium Content ‘Fatal flaw’ in new Mason-inspired laws

New Queensland laws stemming from the Mason Jett Lee tragedy might actually be more harmful, say child safety advocates.

The other frontline workers who need early jab

Premium Content The other frontline workers who need early jab

They might not be the first frontline workers you think of for coronavirus exposure, but their union says they deserve priority vaccination.

Tell us your favourite Qld tourist town

Premium Content Tell us your favourite Qld tourist town

As Queensland’s tourist body launches a search for the state’s top visitor spot, we want you to let us know your favourite.

PM to fly the flag in Qld’s Labor heartland

Premium Content PM to fly the flag in Qld’s Labor heartland

As his tour of regional Queensland continues, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will next venture into Labor heartland.

Farm scheme fail as $30m left to rot on the vine

Premium Content Farm scheme fail as $30m left to rot on the vine

A government program set up to save millions of dollars’ worth of produce from going to waste has attracted shockingly few workers.

Unanswered question in MP’s birthday bash

Premium Content Unanswered question in MP’s birthday bash

An altercation involving an MP at a Queensland nightspot has so far prompted more questions than answers, writes Steven Wardill.

Rock in the suburbs: Bris Vegas doubles for retro US

Premium Content Rock in the suburbs: Bris Vegas doubles for retro US

Work on the Young Rock TV series is continuing apace, with several locations in Greater Brisbane doubling for 1980s-’90s US places.

Man lashes out at neighbour in fight over loose dog

Premium Content Man lashes out at neighbour in fight over loose dog

A father struck a 75-year-old man in the face after arguing about a dog that had escaped its yard

‘That was mean’: Charity founder hits back

Premium Content ‘That was mean’: Charity founder hits back

An embattled charity founder has hit back at the tribunal member who likened her to a fictitious shonky lawyer.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Family torn apart by defence inquiry into Airman’s death

Premium Content Family torn apart by defence inquiry into Airman’s death

'The whole thing was flawed by defence, they stuffed it up unbelievably.'

Gun sparks fear on train

Premium Content Gun sparks fear on train

Rail staff were left in fear after a man whipped out a gun inside a carriage.

Massive class action against power generators

Premium Content Massive class action against power generators

Country's largest energy class action will be launched in the Federal Court alleging two electricity generators manipulated prices.

Founders of gym chain split up

Premium Content Founders of gym chain split up

From a modest start in a Brisbane garage, they launched an innovative chain of gyms across the country but now these two business partners have split.

Woman dismissed for refusing flu jab

Premium Content Woman dismissed for refusing flu jab

A woman who was told she couldn’t go into work after she refused a flu jab is now pursuing an unfair dismissal case.

Street race crowd’s desperate effort to save man’s leg

Premium Content Street race crowd’s desperate effort to save man’s leg

A magistrate has warned hoons who use a notorious street racing site after details emerged of a horror crash.

Rental crisis warning as vacancy rates tighten across state

Premium Content Rental crisis warning as vacancy rates tighten across state

Bad news for tenants with latest figures showing the rental market is nearing crisis point as vacancy rates dip below one per cent across the state.

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