Queensland News

Tue 16 Jul 2019

New arrest for high-profile Brisbane lawyer

premium_icon New arrest for high-profile Brisbane lawyer

Brisbane solicitor Adam Magill has been arrested again for allegedly breaching the conditions of his bail.

Union delegate fined $7500

premium_icon Union delegate fined $7500

A union delegate and traffic controller who refused to work on a Brisbane university construction site over two days has been fined $7500 by a judge.

Adani ‘admin error’ ends in court

premium_icon Adani ‘admin error’ ends in court

QUEENSLAND’S Environment Department is prosecuting miner Adani over information initially omitted from its 2017/18 annual return.

Pisasale trial: 'Did she put her hand on your leg?'

premium_icon Pisasale trial: 'Did she put her hand on your leg?'

TELEPHONE intercepts played during Paul Pisasale's trial have revealed barrister Sam Di Carlo told co-accused Yutian Li to give him the "girlfriend experience".

Towns facing urgent ‘day zero’ crisis

Towns facing urgent ‘day zero’ crisis

AUSSIE communities are staring down the barrel of what authorities dub “day zero” — a crisis threatening lives and livelihoods.

Baby girl ‘did not seem to be breathing’

premium_icon Baby girl ‘did not seem to be breathing’

FLATMATES of a tradie accused of shaking his baby girl until she was unconscious have told a court about the moment they realised something was terribly wrong.

Former sniper charged after AFP raid

premium_icon Former sniper charged after AFP raid

An ex-army sniper whose home was raided by Australian Border Force agents earlier this month has been charged with serious offences.

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

The daughter of Bob Hawke is reportedly mounting a legal challenge against Blanche d’Alpuget over his will, two months after his death.

Gatton dad killed in tragic crash 'a bloody legend'

premium_icon Gatton dad killed in tragic crash 'a bloody legend'

Dubbed 'The Granny' for the way he rode his motorcycle, dad killed will be remembered as someone who 'lit up the room'

466 per cent spike in complaints about councillors

premium_icon 466 per cent spike in complaints about councillors

Queensland’s body to investigate councillors’ behaviour has seen a huge surge in complaints - and referred one tenth of them to the corruption watchdog.

Man on trial for death of best mate

premium_icon Man on trial for death of best mate

The partner of a Kingaroy man who died on a camping trip has described trying to wake him up after he was put in a “sleeper hold” during a fight.

‘We heard a woman screaming’: Neighbour describes fire shock

premium_icon ‘We heard a woman screaming’: Neighbour describes fire shock

A neighbour has described the terrifying scenes as a home went up in flames.

Young horse rider in coma after 'horrific accident'

premium_icon Young horse rider in coma after 'horrific accident'

The community is rallying in support of a ten-year-old girl who suffered injuries after she fell from her horse

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone has agreed to refund customers hit by charges from shady digital content operators but, unlike Optus and Telstra, wasn't fined $10 million over it.

Why this young model risked her career taking drugs to jail

premium_icon Why this young model risked her career taking drugs to jail

A YOUNG Queensland model attempted to take thousands of dollars worth of drugs into one of the state's prisons.

The Queensland couple farming in the city

premium_icon The Queensland couple farming in the city

The couple who started this speciality gourmet farm say haters simply haven’t tried any of their spectacularly delicious varieties.

Families brawl over kidnapping, torture allegations

premium_icon Families brawl over kidnapping, torture allegations

A brawl has broken out at the Hervey Bay Courthouse between supporters of a man charged over a violent abduction and his alleged victim's family

ABDUCTION, EXTORTION: 'This is the underbelly of Ipswich'

premium_icon ABDUCTION, EXTORTION: 'This is the underbelly of Ipswich'

A woman appeared in an Ipswich court to describe a terrifying ordeal of being abducted, assaulted, tied up with tape and thrown in a locked shipping container.

Disturbing link with alleged rapist and 'spy camera' victims

premium_icon Disturbing link with alleged rapist and 'spy camera' victims

The 50-year-old man allegedly used a camera that looked like a towel hook to record women in several incidents on the Sunshine Coast.

WICET's hopes of $130m pay day dashed by supreme court

premium_icon WICET's hopes of $130m pay day dashed by supreme court

The NSW Supreme Court has dashed Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal's hopes of recovering millions in debt it claimed it was owed by New Hope Corporation.

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