Queensland News

Thu 3 Dec 2020

Qld’s ‘dumbest’ law slammed

Qld’s ‘dumbest’ law slammed

Queensland is being slammed for having the ‘dumbest’ laws in the country in one area that is expected to cause a major problem ahead of Christmas.

Is this the world’s best backyard golf course?

Premium Content Is this the world’s best backyard golf course?

It’s many a golfer’s dream, and one man has turned it into reality – and won the praise of a prestigious golfing journal. TEE OFF FOR A TOUR

Who might have to pass the Pauline test

Premium Content Who might have to pass the Pauline test

Maverick senator Pauline Hanson has an answer to what she calls the “tick and flick” approach to a critical national issue.

Brief relief before heatwave back with a vengeance

Premium Content Brief relief before heatwave back with a vengeance

Queensland’s scorching weather will take a day’s hiatus before a long stretch of sweltering conditions returns.

‘Unfettered power’: Bid to rein in CHO fails

Premium Content ‘Unfettered power’: Bid to rein in CHO fails

Another bid to scrutinise the basis on which COVID-19 decisions are made has failed, this time voted down in Parliament.

Damning figure that shows Budget is a bust

Premium Content Damning figure that shows Budget is a bust

As the Opposition prepares its State Budget reply it has homed in on one damning aspect of Labor’s fiscal forecast.

Retail therapy cures COVID’s economic symptoms

Premium Content Retail therapy cures COVID’s economic symptoms

The recession is over and what Queenslanders splashed their cash on after the original COVID-lockdown – and what we cut back on – has been revealed.

‘UNACCEPTABLE RISK’: No bail after alleged assault of cop

Premium Content ‘UNACCEPTABLE RISK’: No bail after alleged assault of cop

The court heard the man denied key aspects of the allegations.

How Bundy rates in state’s top four destination hotspots

Premium Content How Bundy rates in state’s top four destination hotspots

Results from the survey showed Bundaberg is one of the four top contenders for Queensland getaways. Here’s why:

Nightmare before Christmas: Shops packed, shelves stripped

Premium Content Nightmare before Christmas: Shops packed, shelves stripped

Queensland’s Christmas crush is worse than usual, with shops extra packed and products flying off shelves – and it’s due to one factor.

Caboolture Magistrates Court appearances for today

Premium Content Caboolture Magistrates Court appearances for today

Here is a list of matters listed at Caboolture Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Premium Content Brisbane District Court: appearance list for today

Here is a list of District Court criminal sittings at Brisbane on December 3

Wed 2 Dec 2020

Retail Queen’s shock takeaway

Premium Content Retail Queen’s shock takeaway

She was the longest-serving board member at one of Australia’s biggest retail conglomerates before leaving recently with hardly a peep.

Aussie icon among 60 business closures

Premium Content Aussie icon among 60 business closures

Sixty businesses collapsed in November as pressure builds on companies to stay afloat after government help is removed.

“Was it worth it?”: Court hears of taunts in murder trial

Premium Content “Was it worth it?”: Court hears of taunts in murder trial

Corinne Henderson’s new love has told a jury he heard her last words as he hid in a bathroom just metres from where she was killed.

‘I’ll ruin you’: Meth-head stalks roommate

Premium Content ‘I’ll ruin you’: Meth-head stalks roommate

A man turned to drugs when he lost his job during the pandemic, going down a ‘dark path’ in which he was ultimately convicted of 27 offences.

Former mayor’s ex-wife questioned in court

Premium Content Former mayor’s ex-wife questioned in court

A committal hearing into fraud charges against Luke Smith and seven ex-councillors has heard from Smith’s ex-wife.

Shotgun killer jailed after driving rampage ends in Gympie

Premium Content Shotgun killer jailed after driving rampage ends in Gympie

The 45-year-old repeatedly evaded police and drove on the wrong side of the road on the chaotic, meth-addled getaway.

Dog left to die in scorching sun

Premium Content Dog left to die in scorching sun

A pet dog has died from heat exhaustion today after it was left tied up in a backyard with no water and no shelter.

High-profile lawyer and girlfriend charged

Premium Content High-profile lawyer and girlfriend charged

High-profile lawyer Campbell MacCallum and his girlfriend Nicole Anne Crisp have been charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

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