Queensland News

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Mum was bashed and forced to work in a massage parlour

premium_icon Mum was bashed and forced to work in a massage parlour

A registered nurse forced to work at a massage parlour by her new husband. This is how she managed to get a secret message out to alert police.

Driver turns themselves into police after fatal crash

premium_icon Driver turns themselves into police after fatal crash

A 23-year-old is now assisting police with their investigation.

‘She was singing in a choir, not chroming and using ice’

premium_icon ‘She was singing in a choir, not chroming and using ice’

Homeless among teen gang members, a 12-year-old girl is losing herself to drugs and self harm.

Armageddon after ‘out of control’ border changes

premium_icon Armageddon after ‘out of control’ border changes

A pregnant woman was forced to walk across the border to avoid facing hour-long traffic delays caused by 11th-hour border changes.

Woman told to delete shock call about ‘dangerous’ mother

premium_icon Woman told to delete shock call about ‘dangerous’ mother

A woman heard a distressing conversation about authorities failing to take a young child off a dangerous mother.

Brothels are back in business

premium_icon Brothels are back in business

Brothels say they’re bracing for demand as they’re given the green light to open as part of Stage 3 restrictions.

BULLIED OUT: Family leaves school over ongoing problem

premium_icon BULLIED OUT: Family leaves school over ongoing problem

A family has been left heartbroken and frustrated after pulling their daughter out of a local school because they believe she was subject to constant bullying.

Murdered baby's family pushes MPs on child protection

premium_icon Murdered baby's family pushes MPs on child protection

The grandparents of a murdered toddler are demanding the state opposition implement its plan to overhaul child protection within 10 days if elected this year.

4000 Virgin jobs tipped to be axed

premium_icon 4000 Virgin jobs tipped to be axed

Almost half of Virgin Australia’s 9000-strong workforce could be sacked under its new owners Bain Capital.

1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

premium_icon 1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

Tourism operators are reporting an extraordinary surge in holiday-makers since the news of the border reopening.

State accused of keeping $2 billion project secret for 3 years

premium_icon State accused of keeping $2 billion project secret for 3...

The State Government has been accused of pushing a wind farm project secretly for years, claiming it as another case of a Brisbane-centric government.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Guard stabbed in face at Brisbane jail

premium_icon Guard stabbed in face at Brisbane jail

A prison officer has been stabbed in the face with a shiv during a dramatic hostage situation at the state’s remand centre Arthur Gorrie jail.

Dog maimed and owner bitten in vicious attack

premium_icon Dog maimed and owner bitten in vicious attack

Victor Belic said he is fearful of taking his kelpie Verni on walks again following a sickening attack.

RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

premium_icon RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

A herd of dugongs was spotted from the vessel

Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

premium_icon Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

‘Rethink lifestyle choices’: He told police he smoked marijuana every day and knew it was illegal.

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

The Queensland Education Minister has responded to findings in corruption investigations, saying the department must “follow processes and protocols”.

Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

premium_icon Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

The court heard the man tried to avoid police as he left a house with his drugs.

Embattled elite school principal resigns

premium_icon Embattled elite school principal resigns

An embattled elite private school principal has resigned amid scandals over allegations of bullying, a mass staff exodus and plummeting academic results.

QLD airport staff fear arrival of first Vic flight

premium_icon QLD airport staff fear arrival of first Vic flight

The first of multiple incoming flights from a coronavirus hotspot will touch down this weekend, sparking huge concerns from those closest to the risk.

Publican speaks out after claims of $55k debt bill

premium_icon Publican speaks out after claims of $55k debt bill

A former publican of a watering hole has spoken out after claims he skipped town while owing multiple businesses cash.

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