Queensland News

Wed 21 Aug 2019

'They deserve the truth': Last's emotional mining probe plea

premium_icon 'They deserve the truth': Last's emotional mining probe plea

The Burdekin MP has urged his fellow politicians to put politics aside and give the answers 'Queenslanders deserve'

Mind-boggling illusion baffles internet

Mind-boggling illusion baffles internet

What animal do you see here? It’s a question the internet is currently debating as a mind-bending optical illusion confuses us all.

Donna Steele accused pleads guilty to murder

premium_icon Donna Steele accused pleads guilty to murder

Matthew Ross White has pleaded guilty to the murder of Cooktown mum Donna Steele.

Next step in Jay Brogden murder case

premium_icon Next step in Jay Brogden murder case

Lawyers for a man accused over the cold case killing of Jay Brogden want information from the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Beattie to step down from ARLC

premium_icon Beattie to step down from ARLC

ARLC chairman Peter Beattie told his fellow commissioners he won’t seek reappointment as chairman in February, opening the door for key player to take on the role.

Search for missing teen ends in tragedy

premium_icon Search for missing teen ends in tragedy

The search for missing teenage boy Michael Ryan has ended in tragic circumstances after he was found dead in the Dularcha National Park today. Leave your tributes...

Men accused of Paul Rock murder front court

premium_icon Men accused of Paul Rock murder front court

The 53-year-old Oakey man was killed in a hotel carpark at Plainland on July 1.

Accountant banned over allegedly falsified building reports

premium_icon Accountant banned over allegedly falsified building reports

A Coast accountant has been banned from providing advice to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission about licensed builders.

QBCC bans `complacent’  accountants

premium_icon QBCC bans `complacent’ accountants

Queensland’s building watchdog has produced a list of accountants it no longer wants to deal with because of complacency issues.

Strangled mum’s desperate battle to stay alive

premium_icon Strangled mum’s desperate battle to stay alive

The accused killer of a north Queensland mum said he “wasn’t expecting such a fight” in a bombshell recording played to court.

Pedestrians struck by car in CBD, city road closed

premium_icon Pedestrians struck by car in CBD, city road closed

Multiple pedestrians have been struck by a car in Brisbane’s CBD, police say. Picture: David Topp/Twitter

Dog found dead in suspected backyard poisoning

premium_icon Dog found dead in suspected backyard poisoning

Dog baiting fears among Queensland dog owners continue as a border collie is was found dead in his own backyard, allegedly after being poisoned.

Raging island fire forces campsite evacuation

premium_icon Raging island fire forces campsite evacuation

A CAMPER says flames as high as 25m engulfed the very campsite they were relaxing in just hours before a raging fire took over Bribie Island.

Man with 'appalling criminal history' says bail too onerous

premium_icon Man with 'appalling criminal history' says bail too onerous

'This is too many conditions' - Prison assault accused Martin Leigh Hyatt ordered to not leave home at night, stay off drugs and report to police

How this dad stole $94,000 from our regional jobs scheme

premium_icon How this dad stole $94,000 from our regional jobs scheme

A Queensland courier driver used a sophisticated system to steal $94,000 from a scheme designed to get regional Queenslanders working.

South-east hire company in ‘unusual’ liquidation

premium_icon South-east hire company in ‘unusual’ liquidation

AFTER seven court adjournments the business was placed under the control of a liquidator, who admits the company’s situation is unusual.

‘Weak as piss’: Minister unloads as company quits Adani

premium_icon ‘Weak as piss’: Minister unloads as company quits Adani

A minister has taken an extraordinary swipe at Aurecon and urged the industry to ‘shun and shame’ the company - for one decision.

Parents adjust to life without little girl lost too soon

premium_icon Parents adjust to life without little girl lost too soon

The family moved their lives interstate to give their cheeky, happy and kind daughter a fighting chance. In June they sadly lost their little girl.

Identity of remains in Lakes Creek home fire confirmed

premium_icon Identity of remains in Lakes Creek home fire confirmed

The body was found at 6.30am on Thursday after the fire extinguished

Man shares intimate images of ex, threatens to take his life

premium_icon Man shares intimate images of ex, threatens to take his life

"These are the sort of facts of controlling behaviour in domestic violence relationships that raise the concerns."

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