Queensland News

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Kids dug up mum’s backyard hash stash, took it to school

premium_icon Kids dug up mum’s backyard hash stash, took it to school

A YEPPOON mum buried jars of cannabis in her backyard only to have her children dig them up and take them to school.

Parked car sparks baseball bat attack

premium_icon Parked car sparks baseball bat attack

A man was attacked with a baseball bat and $8000 worth of damage done to a vehicle after a heated argument.

Glamour launders cash for ice kingpin boyfriend

premium_icon Glamour launders cash for ice kingpin boyfriend

The girlfriend of a Mackay drug peddler was “washing” the cash through her bank accounts.

‘Intense, violent’ supercell warning across country

‘Intense, violent’ supercell warning across country

Almost all of Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT could be rocked by a band of supercell storms bringing heavy rain, wind and hail.

Girl, 9, allegedly raped after being dressed in ‘Playboy outfit’

premium_icon Girl, 9, allegedly raped after being dressed in ‘Playboy...

A Gold Coast mum put her nine-year-old daughter in a “Playboy outfit” and held her hands as multiple men sexually abused her, a court was told.

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

premium_icon OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Numbers spell big trouble for building industry

premium_icon Numbers spell big trouble for building industry

New data has revealed the massive hit the building industry has taken in the past year as well as the number of jobs lost.

Grafton police shooting death inquiry begins

premium_icon Grafton police shooting death inquiry begins

Court to hear of alleged violent confrontation that ended in tragedy following a confrontation with police

Sensational claim council knew subbies not paid months ago

premium_icon Sensational claim council knew subbies not paid months ago

Calls are growing for an official investigation into the activities leading up to the collapse of Ri-Con

What will happen to wage theft bosses

premium_icon What will happen to wage theft bosses

The Federal Government now has sets it sights on some unusual punishments for even the smallest offending.

When rain will return to the southeast

premium_icon When rain will return to the southeast

After a few days of sunshine and hot temperatures, storms and showers are set to return to southeast Queensland — and last for several days.

Why Teflon Trad was never going to get rolled

premium_icon Why Teflon Trad was never going to get rolled

The Labor Caucus was a fizzer, bnt there was good reason tensions over Jackie Trad were never going to come to a head, writes Steven Wardill. VOTE IN OUR POLL

Police uncover Broncos star’s ties to drug kingpin

premium_icon Police uncover Broncos star’s ties to drug kingpin

Former Queensland Reds turned Brisbane Broncos flyer Izaia Perese is set to miss the 2020 NRL season after being charged with multiple drug offences.

Watch: Teacher’s car seen in dashcam footage

premium_icon Watch: Teacher’s car seen in dashcam footage

Dashcam footage has emerged schoolteacher Anthony Stott’s final hours, deepening the mystery of his bizarre death on the M1. WATCH NOW

Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

premium_icon Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

Hundreds of jobs across the state are at risk as General Motors prepares to wind down 160 years of Australian history.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘Why am I here?’: Man accused of cyclist’s death

premium_icon ‘Why am I here?’: Man accused of cyclist’s death

The driver accused of causing Cameron Frewer’s death fronted court after a week-long manhunt with claims he was lost in the bush while heavily medicated.

Hundreds of dead fish cause stench at Yeppen Lagoon

premium_icon Hundreds of dead fish cause stench at Yeppen Lagoon

An unpleasant sight and smell greeted walkers on Monday afternoon

Angels’ new social enterprise is a food cart with heart

premium_icon Angels’ new social enterprise is a food cart with heart

Angels Community Group always seems to have something new in the works and this time it is a social enterprise.

Expensive night out for man found asleep on stranger’s couch

premium_icon Expensive night out for man found asleep on stranger’s couch

A VISITOR to Gladstone has returned to the city to face court after being found passed out on a stranger’s couch in the early hours of January 26.

‘Within a blink of an eye, our entire lives changed’

premium_icon ‘Within a blink of an eye, our entire lives changed’

The partner of a 23-year-old man killed when his car hit a power pole early this morning has shared a heartbreaking tribute to her “superhero”.

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