Queensland News

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Inquest confirmed for Alva Beach stabbings

premium_icon Inquest confirmed for Alva Beach stabbings

The bizarre circumstances that led to the stabbing deaths of two men in the sleepy town of Alva Beach will be examined by a coroner, but when remains a mystery.

Why alleged brothel was completely gutted

premium_icon Why alleged brothel was completely gutted

A Gold Coast massage parlour alleged to be an illegal brothel no longer has furniture, walls or curtains, a court has been told.

‘No remorse’: Survivor advocate says justice served

premium_icon ‘No remorse’: Survivor advocate says justice served

A Noosa councillor’s defence team will look into legal ‘pathways’ after Frank Pardon is sentenced.

Drunk man rips hair from officer’s scalp in ‘vicious attack’

premium_icon Drunk man rips hair from officer’s scalp in ‘vicious attack’

The 57-year-old was telling women in the street they had 'fat arses' before the female police officer tried to step in, but he attacked her.

REVEALED: Our bravest heroes - and the horrors they've faced

REVEALED: Our bravest heroes - and the horrors they've faced

Their acts of bravery ended a deadly rampage, brought a city to a standstill, stopped a deadly wall of flames, brought a child back to life and inspired thousands.

Woman had ‘eye gouged, choked’ in alleged robbery

premium_icon Woman had ‘eye gouged, choked’ in alleged robbery

A man accused of violently robbing a Rockhampton woman at her Park Avenue residence on Monday has been granted bail.

Body in boot: Victim weeks from giving birth

premium_icon Body in boot: Victim weeks from giving birth

A woman whose body was found in the boot of a car outside a Queensland home was 21 days from giving birth, police say. Her partner has been arrested.

Labor backs paying our fireys

premium_icon Labor backs paying our fireys

Firefighting volunteers suffering financially to protect Queensland should be compensated: Albanese says.

Greens’ extraordinary letter to tech firm

premium_icon Greens’ extraordinary letter to tech firm

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has written to a international tech giant now contracted to the controversial Adani megamine.

“A fun drug”, akin to cancer, isn’t worth it

premium_icon “A fun drug”, akin to cancer, isn’t worth it

“IT simply isn’t worth it.” A message to 18 and 19 year olds considering taking meth as a party drug.

Trad’s $5b answer to ballooning debt crisis

premium_icon Trad’s $5b answer to ballooning debt crisis

Treasurer Jackie Trad will today launch the equivalent of a $5 billion mortgage offset account for the state to help pay down debt.

Duo in drug-fuelled road rampage jailed

premium_icon Duo in drug-fuelled road rampage jailed

TWO men that “terrorised” the Boyne/Tannum community during a violent road rampage, several house break-ins and thefts won’t be released from jail anytime soon.

Bundaberg father slapped with fine after belting daughters

premium_icon Bundaberg father slapped with fine after belting daughters

“IT MAY have been accepted in 1978, but it is not today.”

Volcano tragedy: More Aussie victims named

premium_icon Volcano tragedy: More Aussie victims named

The devastated friends of NSW couple Karla Matthews and Richard Elzer have revealed the pair lost their lives on White Island, as their friend, Jason Griffiths,...

Qld RAAF crews help repatriate volcano victims

premium_icon Qld RAAF crews help repatriate volcano victims

Up to 10 Australians who were injured in the White Island volcano eruption are being repatriated back to Australian burns units.

SCORCHED SALARIES: Volunteers fire back at PM snub

premium_icon SCORCHED SALARIES: Volunteers fire back at PM snub

RURAL firefighters risk not only their lives, but also their income, as they battle some of the harshest and longest burning fires on record.

'Deeply disturbed': Pardon to be sacked after guilty verdict

premium_icon 'Deeply disturbed': Pardon to be sacked after guilty verdict

Noosa mayor Tony Wellington says he is deeply disturbed by the crimes of convicted child sex offender and fellow councillor Frank Pardon.

Days of table dancing over for iconic venue

premium_icon Days of table dancing over for iconic venue

It was a truly hallowed stomping ground — a deep-rooted rite of passage for any young’un with a hankering for tequila and a backpacker sweat bath.

Dad's quick thinking saves potential bushfire catastrophe

premium_icon Dad's quick thinking saves potential bushfire catastrophe

The Peregian dad jumped into action after he woke to flames reaching the treetops in bushland metres from his home.

Small town rallies to save property from inferno

premium_icon Small town rallies to save property from inferno

More than 80 people battled the blaze, including town’s publicans who arrived with emergency beer supply.

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