Queensland News

Tue 20 Apr 2021

Cop fronts court on cocaine charge

Premium Content Cop fronts court on cocaine charge

A former Mackay police officer suspended from duty after he was allegedly found with cocaine during a night out has fronted court.

Ice addiction reduces former NRL great to ‘pitiful state’

Premium Content Ice addiction reduces former NRL great to ‘pitiful state’

A former NRL speedster caught with 29 grams of methylamphetamines says his diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia led to ice abuse.

Qld mining jobs won’t go under Labor, says Albanese

Premium Content Qld mining jobs won’t go under Labor, says Albanese

In a bid to win back Queensland blue-collar workers, Labor Leader Anthony Albanese is making big promises when it comes to local mining jobs.

Cons could get free condoms despite sex ban

Premium Content Cons could get free condoms despite sex ban

Queensland prisoners could soon have access to free condoms under a new trial, despite a current ban on inmates having sex.

‘Nothing’s changed’: Wagner says $175m precinct on track

Premium Content ‘Nothing’s changed’: Wagner says $175m precinct on track

John Wagner has responded to reports the Federal Government will refuse to provide $40m in funding for a planned entertainment precinct.

‘Kill you and your family’: Spitter’s hospital outburst

Premium Content ‘Kill you and your family’: Spitter’s hospital outburst

A young woman who threatened to kill a nurse and spat in a Coast hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic has described her “appalling” actions cringe-worthy.

Masseur charged with raping clients on massage table

Premium Content Masseur charged with raping clients on massage table

A masseur is accused of sexual offences against 15 women and a teenage girl while massaging them at his Queensland home or at physio or chiropractic clinics.

Mayor hands down decision on councillor complaint

Premium Content Mayor hands down decision on councillor complaint

South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has handed down his decision regarding a complaint against a councillor.

Could Springborg ‘ticket’ mend fractured LNP?

Premium Content Could Springborg ‘ticket’ mend fractured LNP?

LNP elder Lawrence Springborg will almost certainly run for party president at the July state conference.

‘Incredibly emotional’: Hope that dad can save baby’s life

Premium Content ‘Incredibly emotional’: Hope that dad can save baby’s life

Little Georgia Hilliar is only three months old but has already almost died twice. Now, her doting dad Beau has the chance to save her life.

Cabinet backs Brisbane Olympics

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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Cabinet has backed a bid for the 2032 Olympic Games, bringing the event a step closer to reality.

A stadium we can all enjoy – even after the Olympics

Premium Content A stadium we can all enjoy – even after the Olympics

Revitalising the Gabba ahead of our hoped-for 2032 Olympic Games would ensure the iconic venue remains competitive into the future.

IN PICTURES: Gabba to get $1bn Olympic-sized transformation

Premium Content IN PICTURES: Gabba to get $1bn Olympic-sized transformation

More than $1 billion will be spent totally redeveloping Brisbane’s Gabba to make it a centrepoint for the proposed 2032 Olympics. SEE WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE

‘RED HOT RAGE’: Man caused ‘extensive’ damage to car

Premium Content ‘RED HOT RAGE’: Man caused ‘extensive’ damage to car

MAGISTRATE: “It’s just not on … no woman is ever yours.”

Tate: ‘Not a single cent more for light rail extension’

Premium Content Tate: ‘Not a single cent more for light rail extension’

Expansion of the Gold Coast light rail is facing delays and a budget blow out. Now Mayor Tom Tate has ruled out putting up any further funding for the project.

Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Premium Content Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Here is a list of District Court criminal sittings at Brisbane on April 20

FULL LIST: Brisbane (George Street) Magistrates Court appearances today

Premium Content FULL LIST: Brisbane (George Street) Magistrates Court...

Here is a list of matters listed at Brisbane (George Street) Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

FULL LIST: Brisbane Arrest Court Magistrates Court appearances today

Premium Content FULL LIST: Brisbane Arrest Court Magistrates Court appearances...

Here is a list of matters listed at Brisbane Arrest Court Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Mon 19 Apr 2021

Dutton overrules defence chief on medal ban

Premium Content Dutton overrules defence chief on medal ban

Peter Dutton has overruled the defence chief’s decision to strip citations from more than 3000 special forces soldiers while also backing a royal commission.

‘Super cool guy’: Aussie’s close bond with Prince Philip

Premium Content ‘Super cool guy’: Aussie’s close bond with Prince Philip

An Aussie charity worker who studied in Melbourne and is Usain Bolt’s cousin has revealed her special bond with the Duke.

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