Queensland News

Sat 23 Mar 2019

LNP could let parents search sex offenders

premium_icon LNP could let parents search sex offenders

CALLING all vigilantes: A proposed LNP law could make it open-season for vigilantes looking to take their anger out on sex offenders.

Brain-damaged patient sues hospital

premium_icon Brain-damaged patient sues hospital

A former patient is suing for nearly $870,000 in a medical negligence claim against Mackay Base Hospital.

The maths formula that brought down a speeding rider

premium_icon The maths formula that brought down a speeding rider

A simple mathematical equation proved to be the downfall of a motorcycle rider who had his appeal against a speeding conviction quashed.

$288k drug seizure ‘biggest ever’ at jail

premium_icon $288k drug seizure ‘biggest ever’ at jail

Intelligence officers have intercepted what may be their largest seizure of drugs ever at this southeast Queensland jail.

Hundreds of Queensland retailers at risk of collapse

premium_icon Hundreds of Queensland retailers at risk of collapse

HUNDREDS of Queensland retailers are at risk of ruin this calendar year, due to a sluggish economy, stagnant wages and high costs.

Police seek triple murder breakthrough

premium_icon Police seek triple murder breakthrough

Police will today launch a fresh appeal for information on Queensland’s “Wolf Creek” triple murder – a 40-year-old mystery.

Two stabbed at hospital in southeast

premium_icon Two stabbed at hospital in southeast

Two staff members have been stabbed in a frantic attack at a hospital in the southeast this morning with a man now under police guard.

Coastal markets star performers, but shine starting to fade

premium_icon Coastal markets star performers, but shine starting to fade

JUST when you thought this property market could not get any hotter, new figures reveal the annual median house price has risen to a new high.

$400k grants relieve pressure for flood-hit farmers

premium_icon $400k grants relieve pressure for flood-hit farmers

Flood-farmers will be able to access up to $400,000 in federal government grants.

Cancer battle inspires teenager to follow career in health

premium_icon Cancer battle inspires teenager to follow career in health

He is one of only ten in Queensland to receive the award.

Outback murder: Trio gunned down in cold blood

premium_icon Outback murder: Trio gunned down in cold blood

A 40-year-old Wolf Creek-style triple murder in outback Queensland now under review by cold case detectives is “definitely solvable”.

Dad tells court he's 'going straight' for his kids

premium_icon Dad tells court he's 'going straight' for his kids

THE 29-year-old appeared by video link from the prison and told the Toowoomba magistrate that he intended being a role model for his kids.

Minister rejects AgForce's 'secret deal' suggestion

premium_icon Minister rejects AgForce's 'secret deal' suggestion

ENVIRONMENT Minister Leeanne Enoch has rejected as "absurd” suggestions by AgForce the Queensland Government manufactured a "secret deal” with activist groups.

Couple demands drivers 'slow down' after $100k crash

premium_icon Couple demands drivers 'slow down' after $100k crash

Golden Beach home suffers $100,000 damage when a young, inexperienced driver sped off the road, and knocked down two trees and their garage.

RESTRICTED: Asbestos confirmed in local school

premium_icon RESTRICTED: Asbestos confirmed in local school

A Department of Education spokesperson says 'the health, safety and wellbeing of students and staff is the highest priority'.

Activist who took part in piggery protest fronts court

premium_icon Activist who took part in piggery protest fronts court

An animal rights activist has been fined and given a stern warning after facing court for her part in a protest which put a Sunshine Coast piggery in lockdown.

Optus fights for tower on leafy, rural block

premium_icon Optus fights for tower on leafy, rural block

OPTUS won't take no for an answer in its push to build a mobile phone tower in a rural Coast setting.

Two month wait for sentence of $165k fraudster

premium_icon Two month wait for sentence of $165k fraudster

New Zealand woman remanded in prison as crown prosecution gathers more evidence

Housemate violently beaten for refusing to end lease

premium_icon Housemate violently beaten for refusing to end lease

A MAN bashed and headbutted his female housemate when she refused to let him out of a lease.

'Man-traps' accused must report to police twice a week

premium_icon 'Man-traps' accused must report to police twice a week

THE devices involved nails on a post, and razor blades on a roller door.

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