Queensland News

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Mum charged with sons’ drowning deaths set free

premium_icon Mum charged with sons’ drowning deaths set free

A MOTHER accused of causing the deaths of her two sons found drowned in the Ross River has been granted bail.

First anorexia nervosa genes found

premium_icon First anorexia nervosa genes found

A scientist is hopeful drug treatments for anorexia are on the horizon after an international study identified the first genes involved in the eating disorder.

LNP's burning questions about bushfire review report

premium_icon LNP's burning questions about bushfire review report

OPPOSITION Leader Deb Frecklington has slammed the 2018 Queensland Bushfires Review Report saying it fails to investigate key disaster prevention concerns.

Man charged over rape, secret filming of woman

premium_icon Man charged over rape, secret filming of woman

A 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged over alleged secret recordings and sexual assaults of multiple women on the Sunshine Coast.

Adani defends 'demands' for names of CSIRO scientists

premium_icon Adani defends 'demands' for names of CSIRO scientists

Adani said it reasonably expected to be treated in a 'fair manner'.

Show worker dies after alleged assault in Mareeba

premium_icon Show worker dies after alleged assault in Mareeba

A SHOW worker found unconscious at a Mareeba rodeo ground has died in hospital after an alleged assault.

CIVIL WAR: ‘Christian soldiers’ in fight for control of LNP

premium_icon CIVIL WAR: ‘Christian soldiers’ in fight for control of LNP

THE LNP is in the midst of a civil war as the ‘religious right’ seeks to gain control of the party after the contentious abortion decriminalisation vote

Surfers' close encounter with whale at Coast beach

premium_icon Surfers' close encounter with whale at Coast beach

Surfers enjoy rare near-shore sighting of whale as it passes within 50m of a Sunshine Coast beach

Pair bailed as show worker fights for life

premium_icon Pair bailed as show worker fights for life

TWO men accused of bashing a show worker at the Mareeba Rodeo Grounds have been told they can have no contact with each other while being released on bail.

Australian Defence Force hailed for response efforts

premium_icon Australian Defence Force hailed for response efforts

The Australian Defence Force has been given a glowing endorsement for their hand in the success of North Queensland’s response to the catastrophic flood.

‘Closure’ for Palm Islanders imminent 15 years on from riots

premium_icon ‘Closure’ for Palm Islanders imminent 15 years on from riots

ALMOST 450 Palm Island residents impacted by the infamous 2004 riots will receive their final financial compensation payments by the end of October, lawyers say

How to stop your vehicle from being stolen

premium_icon How to stop your vehicle from being stolen

Worrying new data has revealed vehicle theft is on the rise in Queensland, with more than 16,000 cases reported last financial year.

Two more teens charged over teacher attack

premium_icon Two more teens charged over teacher attack

Two more teens have been charged for alleged involvement in an attack on a Thuringowa State High School teacher.

Lack of weather radars affected Northwest flood response

premium_icon Lack of weather radars affected Northwest flood response

The lack of weather radar services in northwest Queensland impacted flood response activities, a major review into the catastrophe has found.

Controversial rape defence ‘common sense’

premium_icon Controversial rape defence ‘common sense’

A respected criminal lawyer has defended the controversial “mistake of fact” defence in rape cases as “common sense”.

Floods ‘could have been worse’: Review

premium_icon Floods ‘could have been worse’: Review

Flooding in Townsville would have been worse, not better, if the Ross River Dam flood gates had not been opened manually, a major independent review has found.

Clive seeks Queensland Nickel trial delay

premium_icon Clive seeks Queensland Nickel trial delay

The long-running court case into the collapse of Queensland Nickel returns to Brisbane Supreme Court today – butClive Palmer wants to postpone it again.

Why this renewable energy plant isn't connected to the grid

premium_icon Why this renewable energy plant isn't connected to the grid

One of the world’s most advanced renewable energy plants developed in Hughenden is sitting idle unable to generate electricity months after it was completed.

How Paul Rock murder investigation is unfolding

premium_icon How Paul Rock murder investigation is unfolding

THREE men met in the car park of a popular Lockyer Valley pub as evening turns into darker night.

FNQ man’s terrifying backyard discovery

premium_icon FNQ man’s terrifying backyard discovery

Barefoot strolls just became terrifying after a Cairns man’s backyard discovery made the hairs on the back of his neck stand straight.

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