Queensland News

Fri 14 Aug 2020

Teen in serious condition after nearly drowning

Premium Content Teen in serious condition after nearly drowning

The teenage boy has been rushed to Tweed Hospital after the emergency on a beach.

Premier’s slams CCC laws her govt just tried to push through

Premium Content Premier’s slams CCC laws her govt just tried to push through

Annastacia Palaszczuk argued against laws that would cover up allegations of corrupt conduct. On Thursday, her government tried to do just that.

Burnt and dying, Hannah Clarke's last brave act revealed

Premium Content Burnt and dying, Hannah Clarke's last brave act revealed

In her final heroic act, Hannah Clarke walked to the ambulance stretcher, stared down the barrel of the policeman’s body cam and told everything that happened.

How bankrupt building boss bought beachfront property

Premium Content How bankrupt building boss bought beachfront property

Construction figure George Alex was officially bankrupt but a court has heard how a complex maze of money transfers resulted in a $1.8m Gold Coast unit buy.

Snake catcher’s most hair-raising ‘relocations’

Premium Content Snake catcher’s most hair-raising ‘relocations’

With the spring breeding season upon us, a leading snake catcher reveals some of his scariest customers this year.

Katter vows to stand for press freedom

Premium Content Katter vows to stand for press freedom

Robbie Katter has vowed to block any future attempts to reintroduce a bill that bans journalists from publishing corruption allegations about poll candidates.

Shock video: Airborne car smashes into bowser

Premium Content Shock video: Airborne car smashes into bowser

Police are on the warpath for reckless motorists this long weekend and have released shocking footage of a speeding car smashing into a petrol station

Inside story of the trace: How mass QLD outbreak was stopped

Inside story of the trace: How mass QLD outbreak was stopped

When two women infected with coronavirus snuck into Queensland from a Melbourne hotspot, contact tracers sprung into action to avert a mass outbreak.

Mango Hill stabber says eight-year jail term is ‘excessive’

Premium Content Mango Hill stabber says eight-year jail term is ‘excessive’

A man jailed for fatally stabbing his lover’s former partner during a violent struggle has appealed his sentence.

‘Triple f**ked’: Irate activists have Plan B for protest

Premium Content ‘Triple f**ked’: Irate activists have Plan B for protest

Refugee activists have cancelled a mass protest amid claims of “chemical weapons and mounted police”. But they still plan to go ahead with action tomorrow.

‘Not fit for a family’: Mum-to-be's quarantine nightmare

Premium Content ‘Not fit for a family’: Mum-to-be's quarantine nightmare

A father and his heavily pregnant wife have spoken out about the “unlivable” conditions in a hotel room while in quarantine, including finding a condom wrapper.

Border hopping trio released

Premium Content Border hopping trio released

The three women who allegedly lied on border passes when returning from Melbourne have been released from hospital.

Clive Palmer hangs up on fiery interview

Clive Palmer hangs up on fiery interview

Clive Palmer has hung up on a radio interview after being questioned about being depicted as a “cane toad” on the front of a newspaper.

Banger beat down: ‘I flogged my missus with a Polish snag’

Premium Content Banger beat down: ‘I flogged my missus with a Polish snag’

A father of two has faced court after police were called after a heated argument in which he smacked his partner in the face with a Kabanos sausage.

Shrink's bad therapy: ‘Sex with my husband while I watch’

Premium Content Shrink's bad therapy: ‘Sex with my husband while I watch’

A psychiatrist has been fined over therapy offered to a female patient which included having sex with the psychiatrist’s husband – while she watched.

Campers not forced to fill out COVID contact forms

Premium Content Campers not forced to fill out COVID contact forms

Holiday park owner argues if they don’t complete the forms they should not be allowed to stay in the region.

Increased virus numbers could burst the bubble

Premium Content Increased virus numbers could burst the bubble

Rumours of an even harder border closure this weekend would be devastating for the Tweed according to a shire councillor.

Special medical border passes approved

Premium Content Special medical border passes approved

Patients in NSW who have been locked out of Queensland for medical appointments can now apply for passes.

Is early access to super 'robbing Pat to pay Paul?'

Premium Content Is early access to super 'robbing Pat to pay Paul?'

As super withdrawals hit $30b, Nationals MP defends scheme while former Prime Minister sounds alarm.

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