Queensland News

Sat 15 Aug 2020

‘Suspicious’: Body of missing businessman found in hotel

Premium Content ‘Suspicious’: Body of missing businessman found in hotel

Police are seeking a woman of interest after a Brisbane businessman was found dead in a Cairns hotel under “suspicious” circumstances.

Aussie ‘homeless’ because of COVID rule

Aussie ‘homeless’ because of COVID rule

This man has been sleeping under a tree in a park in one of Australia’s major cities, all because he’s been stranded by a COVID-19 rule.

Police seize houseboat in alleged border smuggle

Premium Content Police seize houseboat in alleged border smuggle

Luxury houseboat Maggie Mae only made it to the Gold Coast before police seized the vessel and escorted four passengers into quarantine.

Qld records two-week virus streak

Qld records two-week virus streak

Queensland has continued its community transmission-free streak as the state recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to Saturday.

What happened when my mate broke quarantine

Premium Content What happened when my mate broke quarantine

Phil had been interstate and was required to stay in his flat for two weeks upon his return. You won’t believe what happened when he broke his quarantine.

Activewear queen’s job ads hijacked

Premium Content Activewear queen’s job ads hijacked

Fresh revelations have emerged about a recruitment website that funnelled desperate jobseekers into state-funded training.

Festival of Music founder pulls together Aussie-first event

Premium Content Festival of Music founder pulls together Aussie-first event

The #KIND20 festival will be streamed straight to your living room and features homegrown Whitsundays talent.

One critical and highway closed after head-on crash

Premium Content One critical and highway closed after head-on crash

A highway has been closed in both directions after a serious head-on collision.

Man’s seven-page criminal history comes back to bite

Premium Content Man’s seven-page criminal history comes back to bite

A lawyer said his client didn’t have any related criminal history for four years.

Professor who helped shape Coast uni retires

Premium Content Professor who helped shape Coast uni retires

See why he wanted the Fraser Coast to have a campus

Unpicking the lingering bigotry against the Chamberlains

Premium Content Unpicking the lingering bigotry against the Chamberlains

It’s been 40 years since Lindy Chamberlain told the world a dingo stole her baby. A new documentary unpicks the grotesque perversion of justice she faced.

‘Shouldn’t have to deal with this’: Beach partygoers slammed

Premium Content ‘Shouldn’t have to deal with this’: Beach partygoers slammed

A large group of backpackers have been slammed for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions and disrespecting the environment at Noosa Spit overnight. VOTE IN OUR POLL

‘You’re a disgrace’: Dad faces court over boat ramp tantrum

Premium Content ‘You’re a disgrace’: Dad faces court over boat ramp tantrum

A dad directed an expletive-laden tirade at a string of boaties at a popular boat ramp before getting in their way as they tried to come to shore.

Cargo ship delivers new COVID cases to city

Premium Content Cargo ship delivers new COVID cases to city

Two COVID-19 positive crew members from cargo ship Globe Electra have been brought ashore to be treated.

Cop stood down on computer hacking charge

Premium Content Cop stood down on computer hacking charge

A sergeant has been stood down from official duties as police investigate allegations he inappropriately accessed confidential information.

Mum’s ‘heart is broken all the time’ over addict son

Premium Content Mum’s ‘heart is broken all the time’ over addict son

Mother pleads for a rehab facility for her son. ‘They hit that rock bottom, but there’s nowhere to go’

Truth behind government's stunning about-face on media gag

Premium Content Truth behind government's stunning about-face on media gag

This is the inside story of how a shambolic attempt to pass laws gagging the media from reporting corruption allegations during election periods unfolded.

Employee slams cafe’s JobKeeper ‘rort’

Employee slams cafe’s JobKeeper ‘rort’

Jenny counts herself lucky to receive the $1500 wage subsidy – but her boss’ request has left her wondering if she’s being “exploited”.

No new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland overnight

Premium Content No new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland overnight

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says there have been no new cases of coronavirus in Queensland in the past 24 hours.

Crime scene declared after IGA fire

Premium Content Crime scene declared after IGA fire

Police and investigators are at the scene of a fire at an IGA supermarket. Specialists are currently conducting gas readers in neighbouring businesses.

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