Queensland News

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Six Harris Scarfe stores close

premium_icon Six Harris Scarfe stores close

The administrators of a national department store chain have shut stores as they try to find a white knight to buy or recapitalise the retailer.

Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

premium_icon Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

Southside cafe also had holes in the kitchen walls and no on-site thermometer to monitor food temperatures.

Man found guilty of toolbox double murder

premium_icon Man found guilty of toolbox double murder

After days of deliberations a jury has convicted Tuhirangi-Thomas Tahiata of the murders of Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru, who were found in a metal toolbox

‘No beds’ for serial child flasher

premium_icon ‘No beds’ for serial child flasher

An ageing sex offender with poor health has not been able to gain accommodation out of jail, despite an extensive search to find him a bed.

Crabbers hit with eye-watering fines

premium_icon Crabbers hit with eye-watering fines

Two crabbers have been hit with massive fines after being found out doing the wrong thing at a popular fishing spot.

'You better take down that website or you’re dead'

premium_icon 'You better take down that website or you’re dead'

A pastor who alleged a multi-millionaire developer made a chilling threat against him suddenly withdrew the claims in court today.

Biloela family deportation fight begins

Biloela family deportation fight begins

The fight to keep a Tamil family in Australia has started in the Federal Court, with government lawyers filing last-minute evidence.

Accused teacher kidnapper’s remorse over bizarre tragedy

premium_icon Accused teacher kidnapper’s remorse over bizarre tragedy

The third person charged with kidnapping and bashing private schoolteacher Anthony Stott voluntarily went to police after he became remorseful.

‘It was worth it’: Grand Final streaker breaks his silence

premium_icon ‘It was worth it’: Grand Final streaker breaks his silence

Infamous Palm Beach Currumbin streaker Ross Colvin has broken his silence for the first time, five years on from the legendary streak.

Rally’s tears, silence and prayers for murder victims

premium_icon Rally’s tears, silence and prayers for murder victims

Community and political leaders have united at the Red Rose Rally, demanding action on domestic violence laws in the aftermath of the Camp Hill murders.

Rapist’s freedom short-lived after drug slip-up

premium_icon Rapist’s freedom short-lived after drug slip-up

A Cairns rapist has landed himself back in jail after breaching his supervision order for an eighth time.

Mum to royal commission: ‘I was told to abort my son’

premium_icon Mum to royal commission: ‘I was told to abort my son’

Toni Mitchell tells how doctors told her to terminate her son with a disability - Joshy - after her ultrasound nearly 20 years ago.

Where is he now? Russell Crowe spotted on Coast

premium_icon Where is he now? Russell Crowe spotted on Coast

Hollywood star Russell Crowe has been spotted on the Coast, visiting the koala treatment ward that gained international attention for its quirky plaque.

Young mum’s pain, struck down with ’severe’ disease

premium_icon Young mum’s pain, struck down with ’severe’ disease

A Sunshine Coast mum who unknowingly had a rare and debilitating disease for months must now travel overseas for life-changing treatment.

WATCH: Teens caught with gun, meth and a stolen car

premium_icon WATCH: Teens caught with gun, meth and a stolen car

A 15 year-old-girl and a 19-year-old man are alleged to have partaken in a five day long crime spree between Gladstone and Rockhampton.

Baby Kaiden out of coma and giggling with siblings

premium_icon Baby Kaiden out of coma and giggling with siblings

The beautiful moment a grieving husband hears his son giggle from hospital bed.

Group fears $1bn Olive Downs mine will be another Adani

premium_icon Group fears $1bn Olive Downs mine will be another Adani

Both levels of government urged to stop the “argy bargy”.

Court hears sick details of Bundy dad who raped his daughter

premium_icon Court hears sick details of Bundy dad who raped his daughter

As a father he was meant to protect his daughter, but instead he poisoned her most formative years for his own perversion.

Racing greyhounds test positive for coronavirus in Bundaberg

premium_icon Racing greyhounds test positive for coronavirus in Bundaberg

BUNDABERG greyhounds have tested positive for the coronavirus.

'Talking nonsense': Albanese rubbishes coal-fired power plant

premium_icon 'Talking nonsense': Albanese rubbishes coal-fired power plant...

Labor Leader says harnessing wind and sun will power jobs.

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