Queensland News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Elite schools divided over $10.8m loan scandal

premium_icon Elite schools divided over $10.8m loan scandal

Parents paying top dollar at an elite girls’ school are disgusted their massive fees are being used to 'pro up' an affiliated college.

High-profile bikie lawyer targeted in police raid

premium_icon High-profile bikie lawyer targeted in police raid

Police have confirmed a raid on the home of a high-profile criminal lawyer this week.

Rudd quits penthouse after buying on Sunshine Coast

Rudd quits penthouse after buying on Sunshine Coast

Therese Rein and former prime minister Kevin Rudd are understood to be trying to offload their plush five-bedroom seven-bathroom penthouse.

Couple's daylight naked sex romp in Toowoomba park: Police

premium_icon Couple's daylight naked sex romp in Toowoomba park: Police

Police were called to the park up the road from the police station where it was reported a man and a woman were naked in fond embrace.

Teen allegedly stabbed brother seven times over food

premium_icon Teen allegedly stabbed brother seven times over food

A teenager charged with an Ipswich stabbing has been granted bail on strict conditions, after facing court on Tuesday.

Late night lagoon skinny dipper punches guard in face

premium_icon Late night lagoon skinny dipper punches guard in face

A Cannonvale man caught going for a naked dip at the Airlie Beach lagoon punched a guard in the face when he was busted.

The truckie risking Mackay lives during COVID-19

premium_icon The truckie risking Mackay lives during COVID-19

The 48-year-old from NSW was busted in a stolen prime mover trying ‘to make a fresh start’ in Queensland.

Pub boss facing $500k theft claim

premium_icon Pub boss facing $500k theft claim

More details have emerged in the criminal case against a failed pub owner accused of tricking residents who invested in a failed billion-dollar property development.

Retiree punched for breaking pokies 'etiquette’

premium_icon Retiree punched for breaking pokies 'etiquette’

A retiree was punched in the face because his attacker, who had just lost $800, believed he had breached a rule of the pokies room.

‘He will ride with us’: Incredible tribute to firefighter

premium_icon ‘He will ride with us’: Incredible tribute to firefighter

A beloved firefighter who died last year in an off-duty tragedy has been honoured in a legacy his family and colleagues hope could live on forever.

Farmer accused of luring brumbies and slaughtering them

premium_icon Farmer accused of luring brumbies and slaughtering them

Landowner accused of luring animals onto his land before gunning them down.

Jobseekers ignore top job with perks

premium_icon Jobseekers ignore top job with perks

A Far North employer may be forced to create an expletive-laden viral video after weeks of failed attempts to find staff.

House fire reveals secret drug operation

premium_icon House fire reveals secret drug operation

Police are calling for information after a fire at a private residence revealed a secret drugs operation.

Security guard uses tracking device to stalk ex

premium_icon Security guard uses tracking device to stalk ex

The ex-girlfriend of a Coast security guard realised she kept bumping into him because he had fixed a tracking device to her car.

Cab driver cops $1500 fine for breaking elderly woman's leg

premium_icon Cab driver cops $1500 fine for breaking elderly woman's leg

A cab driver who ran into an elderly woman with his cab, breaking her leg and hospitalising her for eight months, has walked from court with a $1500 fine.

‘World-leading’ Queensland brand collapses owing $57k

premium_icon ‘World-leading’ Queensland brand collapses owing $57k

The artist behind a global fashion label has revealed his battles with mental health and what’s next after the second company he was involved in collapsed.

Boozy builder kicks security guard during drunken bender

premium_icon Boozy builder kicks security guard during drunken bender

A booze-fuelled night at the casino ended in court for a builder who kicked the Treasury’s security boss while lying drunk on a sidewalk.

Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

premium_icon Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

The grandmother told police she split her last purchase with her two daughters and one of their former partners.

Mourners honour alleged murdered mum as a selfless mate

premium_icon Mourners honour alleged murdered mum as a selfless mate

Karen Gilliland's children placed letters to mum on her coffin as loved ones laid her to rest.

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