Queensland News

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Fruit pickers’ scarcity bites, leads to island ‘bubble’ push

Premium Content Fruit pickers’ scarcity bites, leads to island ‘bubble’ push

Of the $32.8m lost in rotting fruit and vegetables left unpicked across Australia, $31m is from Queensland.

Report finds soiled bandages not changed for nine days

Premium Content Report finds soiled bandages not changed for nine days

The Nurses and Midwives’ Union fears it a symptom of “chronic understaffing” that plagues the industry after nurses at the home flagged concerns

New video raises query about death of much-loved croc

Premium Content New video raises query about death of much-loved croc

There are theories one of the favourite salties could still be alive after a large reptile was filmed making a meal of an unfortunate sea turtle. SEE THE VIDEO

Man hacked into sister’s bank account, stole safe

Premium Content Man hacked into sister’s bank account, stole safe

A safe containing gold, silver and cash was stolen amid a man’s crime spree

Fears Clive Palmer’s CQ mine will harm Great Barrier Reef

Premium Content Fears Clive Palmer’s CQ mine will harm Great Barrier Reef

The project, proposed near St Lawrence, consists of an open cut operation and rail connection.

ANGER, SADNESS: RSL President reacts to memorial vandalism

Premium Content ANGER, SADNESS: RSL President reacts to memorial vandalism

“It is a concern, they so lack in moral standards that they can think they can smash things up.”

Revealed: Public servants’ huge pay packages

Premium Content Revealed: Public servants’ huge pay packages

Queensland’s top public servants have pocketed tens of thousands of dollars in bonuses among pay packets close to $1 million. SEE THE FULL LIST OF BIG EARNERS

MP scores cool $850k for home at centre of court drama

Premium Content MP scores cool $850k for home at centre of court drama

An MP has finally flogged off her forever home which has caused her so much anguish over the years.

Tiny homes company under fire over ‘missing’ deposits

Premium Content Tiny homes company under fire over ‘missing’ deposits

A tiny homes business has been accused of taking $300,000 in deposits then failing to deliver them.

Person of interest in Toyah murder case could be extradited

Premium Content Person of interest in Toyah murder case could be extradited

A former senior crown prosecutor says it is possible to extradite a person of interest from India to face questioning about the murder of Toyah Cordingley.

‘They could do it again’: Murder victim's dad speaks out

Premium Content ‘They could do it again’: Murder victim's dad speaks out

Toyah Cordingley’s grieving dad Troy fears the person who murdered his daughter could strike again and has called for people step up the fight for justice.

‘A true gentleman’: Tributes flow for ALP politician

Premium Content ‘A true gentleman’: Tributes flow for ALP politician

Jon Sullivan, a politician who represented Queenslanders for more than a decade, has passed away.

‘I backed the Premier’: PM’s truce with Palaszczuk

Premium Content ‘I backed the Premier’: PM’s truce with Palaszczuk

A strange new political odd couple is emerging as Scott Morrison and Annastacia Palaszczuk put their differences behind them.

Abuse, neglect and death: Inside the nursing home from hell

Premium Content Abuse, neglect and death: Inside the nursing home from hell

From the outside it looks like a resort, but inside this Sunshine Coast nursing home is a house of horrors putting residents’ lives on the line.

Inside Queensland’s housing boom

Inside Queensland’s housing boom

Buyers with “dollar signs in their eyes” are driving a desperate race to get into the Queensland market as prices rise and competition heats up.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Regional QLD’s ‘rising’ property stars revealed

Premium Content Regional QLD’s ‘rising’ property stars revealed

Queensland’s regional property market is booming, with 72 locations across the statet now identified as “rising markets”. See the full list.

‘Cold, calculated’: Uber driver jailed for raping teen

Premium Content ‘Cold, calculated’: Uber driver jailed for raping teen

A Brisbane District Court jury has found Sakaria Taufao deliberately turned off his ride-share app before raping a teenager in 2015.

COVID-19 fragments found in four more Qld locations

Premium Content COVID-19 fragments found in four more Qld locations

Chief Health Officer has renewed her plea for people to get a COVID-19 test after viral fragments were found in wastewater at four Queensland locations.

Two transport companies collapse

Premium Content Two transport companies collapse

Administrators have been appointed to two Brisbane transport companies, with creditors due to meet next month to decide their fate.

Extraordinary story of family of secret agents living in QLD

Premium Content Extraordinary story of family of secret agents living in QLD

The Dohertys looked like an ordinary family from the ordinary Brisbane suburb of The Gap. But looks are deceiving: they were spies who went on holidays with Soviet...

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