Queensland News

Wed 15 Jul 2020

‘Deplorable’ debt of key figure in swanky restaurant

premium_icon ‘Deplorable’ debt of key figure in swanky restaurant

A seafood guru and hospitality identity who was the manager of a swanky venue has been fined in court today after cops pounced on him on the highway.

Police address Norgate child abuse rumours, calling for calm

premium_icon Police address Norgate child abuse rumours, calling for calm

“Police remind community members of the importance not to take matters into their own hands.”

Credit card fraudster ‘turned to crack, hasn’t turned back’

premium_icon Credit card fraudster ‘turned to crack, hasn’t turned back’

A man who went on a spending spree using stolen debit cards said he 'turned to the crack' and never turned back after multiple family tragedies.

Dad threatens to ‘gutter stomp’ staff over rego costs

premium_icon Dad threatens to ‘gutter stomp’ staff over rego costs

Joshua Richard Allan threatened to 'gutter stomp' the staff at a MP’s office over his rego has escaped a jail sentence and a hefty fine.

Former AFL player accused of ripping off club

premium_icon Former AFL player accused of ripping off club

A former AFL player will stand trial on almost a dozen charges after allegedly defrauding a club.

Veteran Queensland builder goes bust after 15 years

premium_icon Veteran Queensland builder goes bust after 15 years

He built up a state-wide construction business over the past 15 years and claimed to be a leader in the industry, but now it has all fallen in a heap.

Child sex teacher claims cops stuffed up, juror went rogue

premium_icon Child sex teacher claims cops stuffed up, juror went rogue

Claims of a botched police investigation and a rogue juror who alleged they were bullied into delivering a guilty verdict are among the shocking allegations

Sad twist as police probe fatal quad bike crash

premium_icon Sad twist as police probe fatal quad bike crash

As police investigate the ATV crash which killed young Julatten apprentice diesel fitter Tyler Pashen, a tragic detail has been revealed.

Clock ticking on demolition plan for historic cottage

premium_icon Clock ticking on demolition plan for historic cottage

For years the future of a significant piece of Freshwater history has hung in the balance as developers look to bulldoze 100-year-old Moule Cottage

Palaszczuk responds to border proposal

premium_icon Palaszczuk responds to border proposal

The QLD Premier has poured cold water on suggestions of moving the QLD border with NSW.

Tax agent banned after lodging 170 dodgy returns

premium_icon Tax agent banned after lodging 170 dodgy returns

The licence of a tax agent has been terminated after a federal watchdog investigation found questionable details in his returns.

Huge traffic delays are ‘killing’ business

premium_icon Huge traffic delays are ‘killing’ business

A hotelier, who was stuck in a 90 minute traffic jam trying to get from his northern NSW home to his pub, is calling for border checkpoints to be moved.

Legal identity facing hefty fine after ‘dishonesty’

premium_icon Legal identity facing hefty fine after ‘dishonesty’

The one-time principal of a law firm should cop a hefty fine and be restricted in how he can practice due to gross negligence and recklessness, tribunal told

Cops claim Qld Health ‘obstructing’ manslaughter case

premium_icon Cops claim Qld Health ‘obstructing’ manslaughter case

Sharon May Damrow is charged with manslaugher over the alleged death by neglect of her elderly father.

Tragic 60 seconds: Mine blast findings released

premium_icon Tragic 60 seconds: Mine blast findings released

Investigators have pieced together what happened in the minute before an explosion at an underground coal mine that nearly killed five workers.

River search for missing thoroughbred racehorse

premium_icon River search for missing thoroughbred racehorse

The frantic owner of an ex-thoroughbred racehorse is hoping boaties will help find her missing mare after sightings of a dead horse in a river.

Sam Webb: ‘I thought I was going to die from COVID-19’

premium_icon Sam Webb: ‘I thought I was going to die from COVID-19’

The former Survivor contestant has spoken about the ‘excruciating’ pain of COVID-19 in a bid to prevent suicides and depression brought on by the pandemic.

Brisbane family’s grave concerns for missing teen

Brisbane family’s grave concerns for missing teen

A family holds grave concerns for a teenager who uncharacteristically went missing.

‘Lot of lonely people’: Virtual sex work booms amid virus

premium_icon ‘Lot of lonely people’: Virtual sex work booms amid virus

When demand dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic, sex worker Jenna Love reinvented herself, becoming a ‘virtual escort’ for all the lonely hearts.

When the world will be virus-free

When the world will be virus-free

America’s top infectious diseases expert has revealed when the world could be free of COVID-19.

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