Queensland News

Tue 19 Mar 2019

‘You beg for toilet paper’: Coast mum’s life on the inside

premium_icon ‘You beg for toilet paper’: Coast mum’s life on the inside

A mother who threatened to “shoot up” a school says she had to drink water from a toilet and “beg” for toilet paper during her time in jailhouse “hell”.

Peak Crossing crash killed boys aged four and six

premium_icon Peak Crossing crash killed boys aged four and six

The Ethical Standards Command are involved after a double fatality at Peak Downs yesterday afternoon.

Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

premium_icon Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

Great Barrier Reef tour operators are threatening permanently set sail from Cairns unless they are afforded fairer fees at the city’s marina.

I've got a problem, says serial golf course masturbator

premium_icon I've got a problem, says serial golf course masturbator

Peeping Tom terrorises women in Gympie golf course neighbourhood

Mystery of purple light over Cairns solved

premium_icon Mystery of purple light over Cairns solved

The mystery behind a large purple light in the sky over Cairns has been solved by a keen astronomer.

Swamped Child Safety misses targets

premium_icon Swamped Child Safety misses targets

Child Safety has missed its own deadlines to investigate 60 per cent of child abuse cases, as drug-addict families swamp frontline staff in record numbers.

'Sex deviant' child rapist who preyed on nine kids is free

premium_icon 'Sex deviant' child rapist who preyed on nine kids is free

Child rapist who preyed on nine kids over 34 years is back in the community but must abide by 10-year sex offender supervision order

Violent bikie threatens sister witnesses

premium_icon Violent bikie threatens sister witnesses

A bikie with a violent, drug-riddled past was jailed after he repeatedly threatened two sisters who identified him as the driver in a police pursuit.

Teenage driver's weeks-long, drug-fuelled crime spree

premium_icon Teenage driver's weeks-long, drug-fuelled crime spree

A teenage driver deliberately "spun out” in front of police during a drug-fuelled, high-speed chase after he was involved in break and enters and stealing...

'We have the power to stop the terror': Rousing vigil speech

premium_icon 'We have the power to stop the terror': Rousing vigil speech

Much like her fellow countrymen, former Christchurch resident Tessa Patrick mourned the loss of the innocent at the weekend.

'Disgraceful mess': landlord's cautionary tale

premium_icon 'Disgraceful mess': landlord's cautionary tale

'Both landlords and tenants have rights and responsibilities even if there is no written agreement'

Elderly couple attacked in their home

premium_icon Elderly couple attacked in their home

A TEENAGER will face Bundaberg children’s court after an alleged attack on an elderly man.

Couple 'lacking clothes' in graveyard rendezvous

premium_icon Couple 'lacking clothes' in graveyard rendezvous

Eyebrows were raised when police on patrol spotted something unusual among the graves of a local cemetery.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Toddler in critical condition after being hit by a car

premium_icon Toddler in critical condition after being hit by a car

A TODDLER has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a car in North Lakes this evening.

How a woman tried to sneak drugs onto a plane

premium_icon How a woman tried to sneak drugs onto a plane

Concert goer tried to sneak drugs onto flight to Brisbane.

Disqualified driver ignored ban to go fishing

premium_icon Disqualified driver ignored ban to go fishing

Nothing was going to stop this avid fisherman from wetting a line on a Sunday, not even a court-ordered driving disqualification banning.

Knife-wielding man shot by police

premium_icon Knife-wielding man shot by police

A MAN believed to have been armed with a knife has been shot and killed by police during an incident north of Brisbane this afternoon.

‘Thousands’ of dead fish floating

premium_icon ‘Thousands’ of dead fish floating

FISHERS have been left stunned by the confronting sight of “thousands” of dead fish floating in a Queensland river.

Man weeps in court after allegedly supporting NZ attack

Man weeps in court after allegedly supporting NZ attack

AN Adelaide man who allegedly posted online comments in support of the Christchurch mosque massacres has been banned from social media.

81-year-old publishes first novel

premium_icon 81-year-old publishes first novel

BRENDA Simcox-Hunt has written and published her first novel at 81 years of age and has no plans of slowing down.

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