Queensland News

Fri 23 Aug 2019

New treatment for Australia’s deadliest cancer

premium_icon New treatment for Australia’s deadliest cancer

A powerful new combination treatment for Australia’s deadliest cancer has been approved for subsidy in a move that could dramatically extend the lifespan of lung...

Huge risk to our future mini-cities

premium_icon Huge risk to our future mini-cities

Southeast Queensland will experience an explosion of satellite cities as population surges. But there are warnings not to repeat mistakes in some new suburbs.

Shock claims in Chardon murder trial

premium_icon Shock claims in Chardon murder trial

A Philippines man who John Chardon met on a dating website has made shock claims about what the accused wife killer asked him to do.

Family member looked to ‘take every cent’ out of J.M. Kelly

premium_icon Family member looked to ‘take every cent’ out of J.M. Kelly

IN the months leading up to the collapse of building firm J.M. Kelly Group, the sister of the director took out long service leave and other entitlements.

Adani to help triple coal exports to India

Adani to help triple coal exports to India

A new report has flagged Indian-owned coal mines as a way to send more of the resource to India, saying the Adani project could triple current exports.

A DV perp ran over his partner, then complained about jail

premium_icon A DV perp ran over his partner, then complained about jail

Boilermaker William Thomas Potter argues four months in prison is too long, despite running over his partner and assaulting man who came to her rescue

Scientists make PFAS harmless, safe to eat

premium_icon Scientists make PFAS harmless, safe to eat

THERE are thousands of PFAS-contaminated sites across the Darling Downs and Australia. This discovery will make it safe for humans and animals.

Why women are socking it to the rhetoric of Alan Jones

premium_icon Why women are socking it to the rhetoric of Alan Jones

2GB's Alan Jones has no idea of how his scary his 'shove a sock down her throat' and 'back-hander' comments really are, writes journalist SHERELE MOODY

Dad shares heartbreak after son's fatal crash

premium_icon Dad shares heartbreak after son's fatal crash

FAMILY and friends of a young man killed in a crash on Thursday have taken to social media to pay tribute.

Man accused of keeping woman as slave

premium_icon Man accused of keeping woman as slave

A Brisbane man has been charged with human trafficking over allegations he kept a woman as his work slave and would not let her leave.

'My heart is broken': Tributes for teen killed in crash

premium_icon 'My heart is broken': Tributes for teen killed in crash

'My heart is so broken. Rest easy my bro. You will be missed but never forgotten.'

70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

premium_icon 70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

Queensland’s builders are on noticewith new laws about to be implemented - designed to reduce the number of companies going into liquidation, costing subbies...

HUGE BANK TRAP: The $6k trick you don't want to fall for

HUGE BANK TRAP: The $6k trick you don't want to fall for

Banks are offering fixed rate home loans at under 3 per cent, hoping to dazzle customers — but there’s something they’re not telling you.

Palmer loses bid to shut down trial

premium_icon Palmer loses bid to shut down trial

Businessman Clive Palmer has failed in his bid to shut down the Queensland Nickel collapse trial, after his lawyers earlier this week said it had turned into a...

Club with ‘paedo’ link at Tyrrell inquest

Club with ‘paedo’ link at Tyrrell inquest

A local club that had a convicted paedophile as a member is under the microscope today at the William Tyrrell inquest.

MANHUNT: Tactical Crime Squad carry out yard by yard search

premium_icon MANHUNT: Tactical Crime Squad carry out yard by yard search

Police are chasing a man through Mackay streets

Fire hero out of pocket after $250k bulldozer destroyed

premium_icon Fire hero out of pocket after $250k bulldozer destroyed

A DEEPWATER business owner who lost his house, his honey business, and his bulldozer in an intense bushfire last November is still waiting for insurance.

Brisbane teen charged after Tweed police chase

premium_icon Brisbane teen charged after Tweed police chase

A POLICE pursuit through the Tweed which resulted in two cars being destroyed in a blaze has ended with the arrest of a 17-year-old youth.

FEE SHOCKER: Group hit with penalty to use flag on shirts

premium_icon FEE SHOCKER: Group hit with penalty to use flag on shirts

BUNDABERG'S Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation says it has been forced to pay thousands of dollars for using the Aboriginal flag.

FRAUD MUM: Spotlight boss's staggering debt revealed

premium_icon FRAUD MUM: Spotlight boss's staggering debt revealed

A MOTHER who repeatedly and "brazenly" stole almost $42,000 from safes at the Spotlight store has been sentenced.

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