Queensland News

Thu 21 Mar 2019

HERE COMES THE BOOM: Munitions factory finds home, funding

premium_icon HERE COMES THE BOOM: Munitions factory finds home, funding

Construction of a $60million munitions factory, tipped to be one of the only factories of its kind in Australia, could begin in Maryborough as soon as July

Footy star's sculpted sister on steroid charge

premium_icon Footy star's sculpted sister on steroid charge

The sister of a former Broncos and Queensland State of Origin player has faced court for steroids after police raided the Brisbane home of her body builder...

Violent offender who made machete threat released

premium_icon Violent offender who made machete threat released

Suspended imprisonment sentence breached for second time

Tick in man's back causes police call-out

premium_icon Tick in man's back causes police call-out

Drugs found after police called to disturbance at Cannonvale house.

Cyclone Trevor clean up begins

premium_icon Cyclone Trevor clean up begins

A remote far north Queensland community is being lashed by rain and wind as Tropical Cyclone Trevor makes its way to the Northern Territory.

Family speaks out after cars destroyed in hit and run

premium_icon Family speaks out after cars destroyed in hit and run

Car 'flattened' in incident that affected three generations of one family.

Gympie gun advocate backs controversial senator's comments

premium_icon Gympie gun advocate backs controversial senator's comments

Outspoken firearm supporter Ron Owen supports Senator Fraser Anning's inflammatory comments, denies he's fuelling right-wing extremism.

Lawyer’s excuse for alleged sex harassment

premium_icon Lawyer’s excuse for alleged sex harassment

A man accused of attempting to force an employee to have a relationship has told a court a particular kind of drug was to blame for his actions.

State stands in way of Adani jobs boom

premium_icon State stands in way of Adani jobs boom

Adani’s Carmichael coal mine is set to clear its last federal hurdle within weeks, leaving the State Government the only impediment to the project going ahead.

Judge slams government over lack of support for prisoners

premium_icon Judge slams government over lack of support for prisoners

Drug dealer Jason Brian Tenardi would be free today but he will spend more time in jail as a result of a major flaw in Queensland's prison system

South-west Qld dig hopes to unearth 35m dinosaur

premium_icon South-west Qld dig hopes to unearth 35m dinosaur

THE unearthing of what could be Australia's largest dinosaur will restart within weeks in south-west Queensland.

Fast rail should connect us to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ipswich

premium_icon Fast rail should connect us to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ipswich

Fairfax MP Ted O'Brien hopes momentum from a city deal signing will drive fast rail progress to link the Sunshine Coast with southeast Queensland.

Bad wind fells builder with nasty $30K fine

premium_icon Bad wind fells builder with nasty $30K fine

The crash left a badly injured tradesman trapped beneath 165kg of rubble.

BIZTALK: Recruitment is like dating. Don't be the dud date

BIZTALK: Recruitment is like dating. Don't be the dud date

“You must, even before speaking about the role itself, ask the person..."

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Mason Lee death: Mother’s sentence to be appealed

premium_icon Mason Lee death: Mother’s sentence to be appealed

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath will appeal the sentence handed down to child-killer Anne Maree Lee over her role in the death of her son Mason Lee.

Queensland pilot killed in chopper crash

Queensland pilot killed in chopper crash

A Queensland man has died in a helicopter crash near Woomera in South Australia.

Four on prostitution charges after massage parlour raid

premium_icon Four on prostitution charges after massage parlour raid

Police have raided a Brisbane massage parlour and charged four people in relation to unlawful prostitution.

School 'deeply shocked, saddened' by children's deaths

premium_icon School 'deeply shocked, saddened' by children's deaths

THE principal of the two children who were killed in a horrific accident on Monday afternoon has broken her silence.

Coward puncher pleads guilty before trial

premium_icon Coward puncher pleads guilty before trial

A MAN who killed a Brisbane father in a one-punch attack on a South Brisbane footpath has pleaded guilty to causing the man’s death.

Mates dream ends in $80k hole after Stirling Homes crash

premium_icon Mates dream ends in $80k hole after Stirling Homes crash

One of them is now homeless and still waiting for their long-planned property to materialise.

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