Queensland News

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Queensland could decriminalise abortion by end of 2018

premium_icon Queensland could decriminalise abortion by end of 2018

A Bill to remove the procedure from the Criminal Code will be introduced next month and debated in October.

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

A Coast couple now believe Friday the 13th is their lucky day after winning the first prize in Set for Life and pocketing $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.

Cairns Airport evacuated

Cairns Airport evacuated

BREAKING: Cairns Airport is reportedly in lockdown and hundreds of passengers have been forced to evacuate.

‘Unexpected’ patient death sparks police probe

premium_icon ‘Unexpected’ patient death sparks police probe

A QUEENSLAND Hospital staff member has been suspended following the death of a patient, sparking an immediate police investigation.

Drones send four prisons into lockdown

Drones send four prisons into lockdown

DRONES have invaded the air space above four high-security Queensland prisons, forcing them all into lockdown.

Man who killed young son wants supervised release

premium_icon Man who killed young son wants supervised release

A FATHER who was suffering from a psychosis when he killed his young son has applied to the Supreme Court for supervised release from a mental health facility

Coast’s ‘Spider-Man thief’ unmasked

premium_icon Coast’s ‘Spider-Man thief’ unmasked

THE man dubbed the ‘Spider-Man’ by police after an alleged crime spree that saw him scaling dozens of high-rise buildings has revealed his identity in court.

Headless body accused denies murder, admits interfering with corpse

premium_icon Headless body accused denies murder, admits interfering with...

UPDATE: After dismembered, headless remains discovered, 60 witnesses could be called for woman’s murder trial

QLD Govt cracking down on light sentencing for child killers

premium_icon QLD Govt cracking down on light sentencing for child killers

CHILD killers in Queensland are getting off too lightly, the heartbroken families of slain children have told a review of the punishments imposed.

Nude cleaning service ‘a disgrace’

premium_icon Nude cleaning service ‘a disgrace’

IT is the new business on the Gold Coast that is exactly as it sounds, Bare All Cleaning — a nude cleaning service. And a veteran councillor has slammed it as a...

How postie saved woman from $4000 scam

premium_icon How postie saved woman from $4000 scam

AN elderly Townsville woman was tricked into using a taxi to drive all about town and withdraw $4000 through a scam. But a local postie stepped in and saved the...

'Spider-Man' arrested after high-rise crime spree

premium_icon 'Spider-Man' arrested after high-rise crime spree

A man dubbed the "Spider-Man" has been arrested after allegedly scaling dozens of high-rise buildings and robbing apartments across the Sunshine Coast.

Mother's DV sentence for swearing at knife-wielding son

premium_icon Mother's DV sentence for swearing at knife-wielding son

A TULLY mother who was given a suspended jail term for domestic violence against her son after calling him a “little maggot” has had her sentence reduced.

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

A YOUNG Queensland girl, who is unable to speak or walk, now has a chance to take her take her first steps.

Woman dragged from car, punched

Woman dragged from car, punched

A WOMAN was dragged from her car and assaulted by another two women who then stole her vehicle in the early hours of this morning.

Dog's horrible ordeal after swallowing fish hook

premium_icon Dog's horrible ordeal after swallowing fish hook

A BELOVED dog has bitten off far more than he can chew after he swallowed a 6cm-long fishing hook at Sharon.

Neighbours call the cops over rowdy eighth birthday

premium_icon Neighbours call the cops over rowdy eighth birthday

Why police crashed this child's birthday party

Mate's tribute to 'free spirit' killed in hinterland crash

premium_icon Mate's tribute to 'free spirit' killed in hinterland crash

Lee Gunton was a free spirit with an infectious love of life and an unwavering devotion to family and friends.

Man busted with 6.8g of ice and illegal rifle behind fridge

premium_icon Man busted with 6.8g of ice and illegal rifle behind fridge

An Ooralea man who was busted with 6.8 grams of ice and a rifle stashed in a hidden compartment behind his fridge will be eligible for parole next month.

22-year-old mystery: Conflicting stories in quest for truth

premium_icon 22-year-old mystery: Conflicting stories in quest for truth

THE shotgun blast believed to have killed Lismore's Jeffrey Brooks at a crayfish farm was heard by a neighbour 1km away.

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