Queensland News

Sat 28 Mar 2020

WATCH: Police pounce on alleged luxury car thieves

premium_icon WATCH: Police pounce on alleged luxury car thieves

A MAN and woman have been charged after allegedly raiding a home, taking off in a luxury SUV and attempting to flee police.

Prison staff hit with stiff new bonking ban

premium_icon Prison staff hit with stiff new bonking ban

A new bonking ban for Queensland prisons could see staff jailed for having sex with offenders if the law passes parliament.

750,000 vote in Qld council elections today despite virus

premium_icon 750,000 vote in Qld council elections today despite virus

MORE than a million people have voted early in Queensland's local governement elections which have been overshadowed by the threat of coronavirus.

ON-THE-SPOT FINES: Cops’ COVID-19 crackdown

ON-THE-SPOT FINES: Cops’ COVID-19 crackdown

Queensland Police have launched a coronavirus crackdown on people disregarding flouting isolation laws and threatened to issue hefty on the spot fines.

Mayor’s special ray of sunshine in virus darkness

premium_icon Mayor’s special ray of sunshine in virus darkness

After 16 years at Redlands City Council Mayor Karen Williams has seen plenty but nothing quite like the chaos the COVID-19 virus is inflicting upon community right now.

Jail time possible for COVID-19 law rejecters

premium_icon Jail time possible for COVID-19 law rejecters

Failing to follow COVID-19 Laws will not just affect your health and land you in hospital, it will hit your hip pocket and even land you in jail for life.

Statewide wreckage with 20-plus crashes in 24 hours

premium_icon Statewide wreckage with 20-plus crashes in 24 hours

Three women have been flown to hospital, two police officers hurt and a tractor was wiped out on the Pacific Motorway in a horror 24 hours on Queensland roads.

Coughing teens allegedly bash elderly woman on bus

premium_icon Coughing teens allegedly bash elderly woman on bus

An elderly woman was allegedly bashed by young thugs after she told them off for spitting and coughing over passengers on a Gold Coast bus.

MP’s blistering attack on ex-colleague

premium_icon MP’s blistering attack on ex-colleague

A long-time former political ally of Jann Stuckey has launched a blistering broadside against the former Currumbin MP.

Kerry Hayes remains Central Highlands mayor

premium_icon Kerry Hayes remains Central Highlands mayor

Elected unopposed on Saturday, Mr Hayes said the council’s mandate had suddenly shifted.

Cops forced to act as brazen gym junkies flout rules

premium_icon Cops forced to act as brazen gym junkies flout rules

Police have been forced to remove people from outdoor gym equipment which had been shut down by authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Parents frantic as school worker tests positive

Parents frantic as school worker tests positive

Parents have been left reeling after one staff member at an inner-city out of school hours care was diagnosed with coronavirus and another is being tested.

Palmer’s $625k donation going down the drain

premium_icon Palmer’s $625k donation going down the drain

Billionaire Clive Palmer’s six-figure donation in a bid to unseat an incumbent mayor is shaping up to be a bigger fizzer at today’s election.

Cancer patient forced to break self-isolation to vote

premium_icon Cancer patient forced to break self-isolation to vote

Ibis grazing in the Hilder Road State School sports field outnumbered voters as crowds stayed away from polling booths this morning.

Premier, how dare you! Voting should not be health hazard

premium_icon Premier, how dare you! Voting should not be health hazard

Any respect for Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has now vanished with the decision to wimp out for political gains.

Condren’s landslide social media victory

premium_icon Condren’s landslide social media victory

Labor’s Patrick Condren has won the battle for social media with significantly more engagement than his rival Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner.

LNP ‘Desperate and dirty’: Candidate hits out at tactics

premium_icon LNP ‘Desperate and dirty’: Candidate hits out at tactics

She has blasted the LNP’s ‘desperate and dirty’ campaign after her face was plastered on polling booth signs next to a ‘dodgy’ Jackie Trad.

Police cars collide after epic car chase

premium_icon Police cars collide after epic car chase

A police chase that was kicked off on one side of Brisbane after a fuel-drive off, has ended on the other side of town with a crash between two police vehicles.

Qld voters could wait days for results

Qld voters could wait days for results

Polling booths will remain open for just a few more hours across Queensland, but voters may not know the result of local government elections for days.

Queensland fashion designer started career as a scarf model

premium_icon Queensland fashion designer started career as a scarf model

“Im going to model the heck out of this scarf.” The humble beginnings of the then 49-year-old Cheryl Creed’s fashion career.

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