Queensland News

Wed 23 Oct 2019

New stadium to open with blockbuster NRL derby

premium_icon New stadium to open with blockbuster NRL derby

The North Queensland Cowboys will launch a bold new era with a blockbuster NRL clash against the Brisbane Broncos at the $250 million Townsville Stadium.

Successful businessman faces prison after violent burglary

premium_icon Successful businessman faces prison after violent burglary

Concrete company manager jailed following knife attack on woman

Witness: ‘I never want to hear a scream like that again’

premium_icon Witness: ‘I never want to hear a scream like that again’

A Queensland woman who was next in line to go on the doomed zipline that left a man dead has told The Courier-Mail of the last moments before the tragedy.

‘I will f-cking hurt you’: Man’s plea to find ‘stolen’ dog

premium_icon ‘I will f-cking hurt you’: Man’s plea to find ‘stolen’ dog

A man has promised to ‘hurt’ the people who have allegedly stolen his dog from his property

Weed growing advocate says government should pay him

premium_icon Weed growing advocate says government should pay him

A marijuana advocate told police the government should “give him a job” growing the drug as he gave officers a tour of his 182-plant crop.

Blood-curdling scream before backpacker’s death – court

premium_icon Blood-curdling scream before backpacker’s death – court

A man accused of stabbing to death a backpacker that his girlfriend had just crashed her car into has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Horror stabbing: Did attacker try to kill child?

premium_icon Horror stabbing: Did attacker try to kill child?

His vicious attack left a Mackay mum unable to leave her home for 15 months. Now Jason Greatbatch has dealt a fresh blow to the young family.

Former CQ cop dismissed after child sex abuse allegations

premium_icon Former CQ cop dismissed after child sex abuse allegations

A FORMER CQ police officer has spent the past nine years battling to clear his name and get his career back after allegations of him sexually abusing his kids.

Mum who took on JM Kelly debt now has dementia

premium_icon Mum who took on JM Kelly debt now has dementia

An elderly woman was the sole director of a JM Kelly company that took on large debts from other firms in the now failed building group, a court has heard.

Judge dismisses union’s ‘nonsense’ arguments

premium_icon Judge dismisses union’s ‘nonsense’ arguments

The State Gov backed the CFMEU in an industrial court case centred on access to a Bruce Highway upgrade worksite – judge found their arguments to be “nonsense”

Man robbed and assaulted after a drug deal went sour

premium_icon Man robbed and assaulted after a drug deal went sour

A woman was embroiled in the vicious assault of a man after a drug deal gone wrong.

Hanson urges Nats to put aside differences with One Nation

premium_icon Hanson urges Nats to put aside differences with One Nation

Pauline Hanson has written to every National Party MP and Senator, urging them to put aside their differences with One Nation for the sake of dairy farmers.

Funeral for teen found dead after crash

premium_icon Funeral for teen found dead after crash

A “quiet and shy” teenager who was found dead following a single-vehicle rollover on the Darling Downs has been farewelled at a funeral.

‘I deserve jail’: Home invading dad’s court admission

premium_icon ‘I deserve jail’: Home invading dad’s court admission

A mother cowered in fear with her children as her door was smashed down and two unknown intruders entered her home in darkness.

Palmer’s coal mine plan gets a reboot

premium_icon Palmer’s coal mine plan gets a reboot

After Adani’s success, Clive Palmer seeks to open his proposed Galilee Basin coal mine.

Man charged after obscene comment to bank worker

premium_icon Man charged after obscene comment to bank worker

AN ALTERCATION resulted in a man being arrested yesterday, when he allegedly verbally abused staff members of two bank institutions yesterday.

JM Kelly exec called worker a “real arse”

premium_icon JM Kelly exec called worker a “real arse”

A WORKER who complained about unpaid superannuation was called a “real arse” in an email between executives of a Queensland building company.

Aussie dealers cash in on ‘eBay for drugs’

Aussie dealers cash in on ‘eBay for drugs’

Booming online marketplaces for drugs make almost any substance cheap and easy to get, and it’s virtually impossible to be caught.

Arson attack: Man’s lucky escape after car set alight

premium_icon Arson attack: Man’s lucky escape after car set alight

A man was lucky to wake shortly after his car had been torched in the middle of the night, a court has been told.

Shelley says goodbye! Marathon hero hangs up running shoes

premium_icon Shelley says goodbye! Marathon hero hangs up running shoes

Commonwealth Games marathon winner Michael Shelley has sent a message of thanks to family and friends after announcing he is hanging up his running shoes.

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