Queensland News

Fri 23 Oct 2020

Qld COVID cases jump by at least two

Premium Content Qld COVID cases jump by at least two

Queensland’s tally of known COVID-19 infections has increased by at least two today, with both positive cases being recorded in the state’s southeast.

WATCH: Video shows 3m shark caught off Fraser Island

Premium Content WATCH: Video shows 3m shark caught off Fraser Island

“We’ve just seen a shadow here, it’s swimming towards the beach and it’s a big shadow, unreal”

Dead for decades: Family told child was adopted out

Premium Content Dead for decades: Family told child was adopted out

Peter Enright would have turned 55 if he was still alive today. Instead police will spend his birthday looking for his tiny body beneath the family home.

Qld opening with NSW now in doubt

Qld opening with NSW now in doubt

As Australians eagerly wait to see if Australian borders will reopen by Christmas, there is fresh doubt if Queensland will lift restrictions in November.

$100k wages: Lucrative industry booms in wake of COVID-19

Premium Content $100k wages: Lucrative industry booms in wake of COVID-19

A largely hidden Queensland industry is absolutely booming as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, with workers on average wages of about $100,000 a year.

Man allegedly wounded in Mount Morgan

Premium Content Man allegedly wounded in Mount Morgan

A man is now in hospital and police are investigating

Palmer candidate spotted campaiging 1500km from home

Premium Content Palmer candidate spotted campaiging 1500km from home

A North Queensland candidate for Clive Palmer’s political outfit has been spotted handing out how to vote cards nearly 1500km away on the Gold Coast.

Everybody appearing at Brisbane (George Street) Magistrates Court today

Premium Content Everybody appearing at Brisbane (George Street) Magistrates...

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

‘They won’t listen’: Crime victims say LNP plan won’t work

Premium Content ‘They won’t listen’: Crime victims say LNP plan won’t work

Victims of crime have weighed in on the LNP’s contentious teenage curfew policy, questioning if it would have stopped the kids who stole their cars or wallets.

First look: Plan unveiled for Gold Coast planetarium

Premium Content First look: Plan unveiled for Gold Coast planetarium

A new starry-eyed, one-of-kind tourism attraction has been proposed for the Gold Coast hinterland. Take a first look at the plans.

Experts reveal key to finding rental on Sunshine Coast

Premium Content Experts reveal key to finding rental on Sunshine Coast

Local real estate agents have offered expert advice for hopeful tenants who wish to secure a rental in the Sunshine Coast’s impossibly tight market.

Homemade vodka brings drink-driving mum unstuck

Premium Content Homemade vodka brings drink-driving mum unstuck

Danielle Kathleen Jensen was shocked she was still over the legal limit the next day.

Gladstone could replicate Benaraby inferno: Council report

Premium Content Gladstone could replicate Benaraby inferno: Council report

Mulch has been stored at the Gladstone Waste Transfer Station in a manner not up to industry standards.

‘We don’t want to be burying any more brothers‘

Premium Content ‘We don’t want to be burying any more brothers‘

“The car came over the rise on the wrong side of the road – we were sitting ducks,” he said. “I’ll never be able to walk properly.

Drugged up and bleeding: Man runs amok in unit complex

Premium Content Drugged up and bleeding: Man runs amok in unit complex

A court has heard an argument was the catalyst for man’s terrifying, knife-wielding episode

Push for tyre levy on all imports

Premium Content Push for tyre levy on all imports

Tyre prices would rise under a new plan to subsidise the “prohibitive” cost of sustainably disposing tyres that are being illegally dumped across the state.

‘They don’t want you’: 8 trespasses land Murgon man in court

Premium Content ‘They don’t want you’: 8 trespasses land Murgon man in court

A LIFE ban from Murgon IGA wasn’t going to stop Jordan Watson from doing his shopping, who racked up eight trespass charges between April and May.

‘Meth kills more than COVID’: Magistrate slams ice user

Premium Content ‘Meth kills more than COVID’: Magistrate slams ice user

A Kingaroy magistrate has slammed a woman who narrowly avoided prison after she was caught in possession of a large quantity of meth.

Horror travel ordeal: Couple blindsided by booking blow

Premium Content Horror travel ordeal: Couple blindsided by booking blow

A Caloundra couple’s $12,000 holiday to the Maldives has turned into a travel “horror show” with the booking company involved refusing to grant a refund.

Please explain where Pauline is

Premium Content Please explain where Pauline is

One Nation matriarch Pauline Hanson has been missing in action throughout the 2020 election despite selecting candidates in 90 seats. So where is she?

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