Queensland News

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Coastal markets star performers, but shine starting to fade

premium_icon Coastal markets star performers, but shine starting to fade

JUST when you thought this property market could not get any hotter, new figures reveal the annual median house price has risen to a new high.

$400k grants relieve pressure for flood-hit farmers

premium_icon $400k grants relieve pressure for flood-hit farmers

Flood-farmers will be able to access up to $400,000 in federal government grants.

Cancer battle inspires teenager to follow career in health

premium_icon Cancer battle inspires teenager to follow career in health

He is one of only ten in Queensland to receive the award.

Outback murder: Trio gunned down in cold blood

premium_icon Outback murder: Trio gunned down in cold blood

A 40-year-old Wolf Creek-style triple murder in outback Queensland now under review by cold case detectives is “definitely solvable”.

Dad tells court he's 'going straight' for his kids

premium_icon Dad tells court he's 'going straight' for his kids

THE 29-year-old appeared by video link from the prison and told the Toowoomba magistrate that he intended being a role model for his kids.

Minister rejects AgForce's 'secret deal' suggestion

premium_icon Minister rejects AgForce's 'secret deal' suggestion

ENVIRONMENT Minister Leeanne Enoch has rejected as "absurd” suggestions by AgForce the Queensland Government manufactured a "secret deal” with activist groups.

Couple demands drivers 'slow down' after $100k crash

premium_icon Couple demands drivers 'slow down' after $100k crash

Golden Beach home suffers $100,000 damage when a young, inexperienced driver sped off the road, and knocked down two trees and their garage.

Activist who took part in piggery protest fronts court

premium_icon Activist who took part in piggery protest fronts court

An animal rights activist has been fined and given a stern warning after facing court for her part in a protest which put a Sunshine Coast piggery in lockdown.

Optus fights for tower on leafy, rural block

premium_icon Optus fights for tower on leafy, rural block

OPTUS won't take no for an answer in its push to build a mobile phone tower in a rural Coast setting.

Two month wait for sentence of $165k fraudster

premium_icon Two month wait for sentence of $165k fraudster

New Zealand woman remanded in prison as crown prosecution gathers more evidence

Housemate violently beaten for refusing to end lease

premium_icon Housemate violently beaten for refusing to end lease

A MAN bashed and headbutted his female housemate when she refused to let him out of a lease.

'Man-traps' accused must report to police twice a week

premium_icon 'Man-traps' accused must report to police twice a week

THE devices involved nails on a post, and razor blades on a roller door.

NAMED: Real estate clerk faces 90 stealing charges

premium_icon NAMED: Real estate clerk faces 90 stealing charges

On Friday, police confirmed an arrest had been made following a protracted investigation.

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Ex-FBI agent lifts lid on Betty Shanks’ murder

premium_icon Ex-FBI agent lifts lid on Betty Shanks’ murder

WAS it a cop, soldier or bogeyman? For almost 70 years theories have haunted Brisbane as to who killed Betty Shanks.

Tragic rest stop that claimed little Hayley

premium_icon Tragic rest stop that claimed little Hayley

A SIMPLE toilet break on a road trip has changed the lives of a Queensland family forever, after a service station tragedy north of Brisbane.

Woman stole $168k from explosive company

premium_icon Woman stole $168k from explosive company

It's not the first time she's been busted for fraudulent activity

'Are you ready to die?': Man attacks 2yo daughter, ex

premium_icon 'Are you ready to die?': Man attacks 2yo daughter, ex

A Bundy man, who yelled for his infant girl to "shut the f--k up”, as she cried from injuries he inflicted, remains in custody.

Bull tramples elderly man after being spooked

premium_icon Bull tramples elderly man after being spooked

RACQ CQ Rescue respond to rural emergency after elderly man trampled

Hinkler MP plans to preference One Nation above the Greens

premium_icon Hinkler MP plans to preference One Nation above the Greens

WITH an election likely a matter of weeks away, politicians will be considering their preferences on the voting card.

RSPCA says not to give up on rescue groups

premium_icon RSPCA says not to give up on rescue groups

AN animal rescue group raided by the RSPCA this week – which had 37 animals seized – was not a registered charity, it has been revealed.

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