Queensland News

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Prisoner’s sneaky tactic using jail phone line

Premium Content Prisoner’s sneaky tactic using jail phone line

David Michael Camacho didn’t count on prison phone calls being monitored when he asked his mother for a favour in the middle of a call.

Stokehouse falls victim to coronavirus

Premium Content Stokehouse falls victim to coronavirus

A high-end restaurant with one of the best views in Brisbane will not re-open after an extended COVID shutdown.

Dad defends daughter’s virus ‘mistake’

Dad defends daughter’s virus ‘mistake’

The dad of one of the three women who allegedly lied to avoid quarantine has rushed to the defence of his daughter.

Palaszczuk’s tough border closure the ‘approach you need’

Premium Content Palaszczuk’s tough border closure the ‘approach you need’

Businessman Clive Palmer is “not the biggest fan” of Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk – but he’s offered his support for the rigid border measures.

Man hands himself in after escaping hotel quarantine

Premium Content Man hands himself in after escaping hotel quarantine

AN INDEPENDENT investigation is under way to determine how it happened and how to prevent further escapes.

Teens charged after alleged COVID-breach scare

Premium Content Teens charged after alleged COVID-breach scare

Two teenage girls who allegedly breached COVID-19 rules at a Noosa shopping centre have been charged with several offences.

Nudist retreat takes next step towards compliance

Premium Content Nudist retreat takes next step towards compliance

Capricorn Coast tourist operators lodge their nude plan application with the local council.

NRL star cops huge fine and ban over coronavirus breach

Premium Content NRL star cops huge fine and ban over coronavirus breach

Broncos enforcer Tevita Pangai Jr is unlikely to play for seven months after being whacked with a huge fine and indefinite ban.

Much-loved food retailer returns after shock closure

Premium Content Much-loved food retailer returns after shock closure

A staple of dining culture that shocked locals when it closed its doors after 12 years is back in business. But it’s in an entirely different location.

Leaders’ plan to create 50,000 jobs

Premium Content Leaders’ plan to create 50,000 jobs

Leaders have demand cash from Labor and the LNP for a slew of major projects in their regional town, which they say would create tens of thousands of jobs

WATCH THE REPLAY: Ipswich SHS vs Keebra Park

Premium Content WATCH THE REPLAY: Ipswich SHS vs Keebra Park

Juniors from different Ipswich clubs form positive new brotherhood playing in schoolboy competition.

WATCH: COVID woman’s dad in fiery exchange with TV reporters

Premium Content WATCH: COVID woman’s dad in fiery exchange with TV reporters

The father of one woman in the trio of women who returned from Melbourne and allegedly lied at a border checkpoint to avoid quarantine. SEE THE ENCOUNTER

Victim's own son allegedly involved in vicious assault

Premium Content Victim's own son allegedly involved in vicious assault

A man who needs facial reconstruction surgery after a vicious home invasion says one of the alleged offenders was his 30-year-old son.

Sick rapist to be freed despite horrific abuse of tourist

Premium Content Sick rapist to be freed despite horrific abuse of tourist

A sick rapist who preyed on a lost young Japanese tourist will be released from prison tomorrow.

Restaurateur fined $40k over botched bookkeeping

Premium Content Restaurateur fined $40k over botched bookkeeping

A restaurateur previously linked to top venues has been fined $40,000 for signing off on botched bookkeeping, which short-changed the tax office about $90,000.

Mum power drives Khobe’s battle for life

Mum power drives Khobe’s battle for life

A new movement, called Mum Power, has taken over a school in a bid to raise money for a child who will undergo three months of lifesaving cancer treatment.

Man to be extradited over historical child sex abuse charges

Premium Content Man to be extradited over historical child sex abuse charges

A man will be extradited from interstate to Darwin to face historical child sex offences.

Actor helped scam $3.7M in boiler room

Premium Content Actor helped scam $3.7M in boiler room

An actor and telemarketer who was an “essential cog” in a $3.7 million boiler room scam. But he claims he got no cash from the scheme.

PAYNE CUP REPLAY: Mackay SHS takes on Ignatius Park

Premium Content PAYNE CUP REPLAY: Mackay SHS takes on Ignatius Park

Coach Rowan Graham has warned Ignatius Park not to take his side lightly when they meet in the Aaron Payne Cup today.

VIDEO: Brazen thieves break into cop’s house and steal badge

Premium Content VIDEO: Brazen thieves break into cop’s house and steal badge

A police officer has become the latest victim of crime after brazen young thieves broke into his home and stole his badge.

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