Queensland News

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Lawyer in deal to make nation’s first mask material plant

premium_icon Lawyer in deal to make nation’s first mask material plant

A well-known lawyer hopes to solve one of the thorniest problems confronting Australian manufacturers of much-needed face masks

Disgraced lawyer loses practise ban appeal

premium_icon Disgraced lawyer loses practise ban appeal

A tribunal has found the ‘cavalier attitude’ of a high-profile lawyer who breached bail while on fraud charges means the community has lost confidence in him.

$20k up in smoke as thieves strip servo of cigs

premium_icon $20k up in smoke as thieves strip servo of cigs

It took just 13 minutes to do enormous damage to the business

‘Free spirit’ who carved a legacy on and off the slopes

premium_icon ‘Free spirit’ who carved a legacy on and off the slopes

The world knew Alex Pullin as a supremely gifted, meticulous and fearless athlete, who carved his name on a snowboard. But ‘Chumpy’ was so much more.

Property expert behind tower collapse

premium_icon Property expert behind tower collapse

An experienced investor with more than 20 years’ experience in property is behind a development that went into administration owing $33m.

Richlisters sell pharmacy group for millions

premium_icon Richlisters sell pharmacy group for millions

Cathie Reid and Stuart Giles have announced the sale of their Epic Pharmacies after 20 years and now everyone is asking what’s next for the powerful duo.

Queensland-NSW border blockage reopened

Queensland-NSW border blockage reopened

A border blockage that has separated two states and split twin towns has come down early.

Mega-fit mum shares four key wellness tips

premium_icon Mega-fit mum shares four key wellness tips

Super fit influencer mum Belinda Norton has shared her top four wellness tips.

Premier: ‘We need to be on guard’ as Vic outbreak worsens

premium_icon Premier: ‘We need to be on guard’ as Vic outbreak worsens

“This could happen in any part of Australia.”

ATO’s grim warning for Aussies

ATO’s grim warning for Aussies

The tax office has warned that scores of taxpayers could soon be hit with audits and even financial penalties due to one big mistake.

500 JOBS: Miner mulls over CQ metallurgical project

premium_icon 500 JOBS: Miner mulls over CQ metallurgical project

PLUS FULL LIST: Where the jobs could be if mine projects are fast-tracked

Owner left broken by CEO’s alleged $3.3m plunder

premium_icon Owner left broken by CEO’s alleged $3.3m plunder

A man will face trial over allegations he took advantage of a business owner’s ill health to seize control as a self-appointed CEO.

Mechanic caught with $160k of drugs in car

premium_icon Mechanic caught with $160k of drugs in car

A Queensland mechanic who was caught with up to $160,000 worth of drugs in his car has been jailed for seven years.

Sandwich maker used in $70k prison ‘code black’

premium_icon Sandwich maker used in $70k prison ‘code black’

A man who took part in a prison riot, that caused $70,000 worth of damage, armed himself with a broom handle and used a sandwich press to smash a window.

Farmers demand $25m for projects, 3000 jobs

premium_icon Farmers demand $25m for projects, 3000 jobs

Queensland farmers are demanding the State Government stump up millions to start construction on five water projects.

UPDATE: Boy taken to hospital after being hit by car

premium_icon UPDATE: Boy taken to hospital after being hit by car

Crews were called to the scene on Elliott Heads Rd at 1.51pm.

Dead motorist evaded police prior to fatal Warrego crash

premium_icon Dead motorist evaded police prior to fatal Warrego crash

New details emerge as investigators piece together the dead Toowoomba man’s movements in the days leading up to a fatal traffic crash.

'Concerning': Teen tourist COVID positive after faulty test

premium_icon 'Concerning': Teen tourist COVID positive after faulty test

A Victorian teen visiting a NSW south coast holiday spot tested positive, leading to urgent contract tracing in the region.

STAYING SILENT: More research needed into male DV

premium_icon STAYING SILENT: More research needed into male DV

A Townsville based study has found there is a lack of literature regarding new fathers who have been victims of domestic violence

Mother-of-nine lashes out at innocent pedestrian

premium_icon Mother-of-nine lashes out at innocent pedestrian

A mother who unleashed her anger at a pedestrian trying to cross a road in an unprovoked assault said her behaviour was out of character.

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