Queensland News

Fri 23 Apr 2021

Surprise witness for Ben Roberts-Smith

Surprise witness for Ben Roberts-Smith

Surprise high-profile witness to be called for Ben Roberts-Smith in defamation trial

UK comedian explains why touring regional QLD is vital

Premium Content UK comedian explains why touring regional QLD is vital

He’s feeling over the moon about being able to return to Australia to perform at two Central Queensland locations in April.

10 suburbs where COVID fragments detected in sewage

Premium Content 10 suburbs where COVID fragments detected in sewage

Noosa residents have been urged to get tested for COVID-19 after fragments of the virus were detected in the shire’s wastewater treatment plant.

‘Did I just do that?’: Woman stunned she stabbed boyfriend

Premium Content ‘Did I just do that?’: Woman stunned she stabbed boyfriend

Tyler Kay Tegan Gilmour said she blacked out before committing grievous bodily harm.

Fury as veterans ‘given a begging’ hat and told to get job

Premium Content Fury as veterans ‘given a begging’ hat and told to get job

The worst thing you can do for a returned soldier is to tell them to get a job, says a Coast veterans’ advocate. FIND OUT HIS SOLUTION.

Chilling forecast of when Cairns could run out of water

Premium Content Chilling forecast of when Cairns could run out of water

Cairns could face dire water restrictions in just a few years as the region’s growth outstrips supply.

Qld man arrested, kids rescued in overseas sex abuse raid

Premium Content Qld man arrested, kids rescued in overseas sex abuse raid

A Brisbane man is one of two Australians charged with child sexual abuse offences after three children were rescued from an alleged paedophile ring overseas.

‘It’s not about sex’: Bizarre world of the sci-fi furries

Premium Content ‘It’s not about sex’: Bizarre world of the sci-fi furries

It’s misunderstood and often maligned but members of the furry fandom say their costume wearing culture is all about art, expression and finding your tribe.

DV murder accused’s US past exposed

Premium Content DV murder accused’s US past exposed

The man charged with murder over the cruel death of Gold Coast woman Kelly Wilkinson has previously faced legal issues back in the US, it can be revealed.

Neighbours in ‘quiet street’ stunned as man fights for life

Premium Content Neighbours in ‘quiet street’ stunned as man fights for life

Police believe a group of people were behind the attack of a man, believed to be in his 40s, about 4.45am and then lit a fire

‘Running amok’: The motivations behind region’s car thefts

Premium Content ‘Running amok’: The motivations behind region’s car thefts

Mackay police reveal the motivation and strategies behind the spike in car thefts following the arrest of 14 offenders.

Palmwoods campaign brings back twins’ deaths memory

Premium Content Palmwoods campaign brings back twins’ deaths memory

I’ll never forget that stomach churning feeling as I drove past the scene of a horrendous crash which claimed the life of five-year-old twins and their grandma.

Crowd to gather at AFL grounds to farewell beloved Rykah

Premium Content Crowd to gather at AFL grounds to farewell beloved Rykah

The funeral of Cats player Rykah Burr, who passed away after a horror crash at Wolvi, will take place at the Gympie Cats oval at Six Mile from 10am today

New allegations as police admit ‘failure’ to keep Kelly safe

Premium Content New allegations as police admit ‘failure’ to keep Kelly safe

An internal police review will investigate what went wrong in the weeks and hours before Kelly Wilkinson cruel - and preventable - death.

Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Premium Content Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Here is a list of District Court criminal sittings at Brisbane on April 23

Hartwig ‘relieved and excited’ Pumpkin Festival is a go

Premium Content Hartwig ‘relieved and excited’ Pumpkin Festival is a go

Festival brass last week said the future of this year’s event remained “murky” ahead of an important community consultation meeting

Block star not guilty: ‘This has destroyed Suzi’s life’

Premium Content Block star not guilty: ‘This has destroyed Suzi’s life’

Suzi Taylor and her co-accused have been found not guilty of five charges, including extorting an escort client.

One-third of QLD councils on financial brink

Premium Content One-third of QLD councils on financial brink

One-third of Queensland councils are at “high risk” of not being financially sustainable, as they battle low cash flows and extra costs.

DV bail: ‘You don’t wait for a terrorist to blow up a bridge’

Premium Content DV bail: ‘You don’t wait for a terrorist to blow up a...

Anti-domestic violence campaigners say offenders should be “treated like terrorists in the courtroom” and that intervention needs to happen ahead of deadly crimes.

How do we stop women being burned alive?

Premium Content How do we stop women being burned alive?

Mandatory detention, increased family court laws or ankle trackers — more must be done to stop domestic violence.

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