Queensland News

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Strip club king’s companies in liquidation

Premium Content Strip club king’s companies in liquidation

Liquidators have been appointed to companies controlled by Surfers Paradise nightclub baron Craig Duffy who founded Hollywood Showgirls.

Disappearance of colourful crime figure sparks police search

Disappearance of colourful crime figure sparks police search

A well-known Wide Bay man, whose 11-page criminal history was back in the headlines last week, has gone missing, prompting police to launch an appeal.

‘Could have been avoided’: Sad findings in boat crash probe

Premium Content ‘Could have been avoided’: Sad findings in boat crash probe

A coroner has handed down damning findings into the death of an Innisfail fisherman and skipper who drowned after two boats collided.

Dad’s heartbreak after losing wife to postnatal depression

Premium Content Dad’s heartbreak after losing wife to postnatal depression

Chris Silvio and wife Tammy were excited to be first-time parents when a heartbreaking illness shattered their little family.

Son denied access to dying Queensland dad

Son denied access to dying Queensland dad

The son of a dying man is pleading with the state’s health department to grant him permission to farewell his dad.

Man dies in hospital after tragic quad bike rollover

Premium Content Man dies in hospital after tragic quad bike rollover

Police have confirmed a man has died following a serious quad bike rollover at Beerburrum earlier this month.

Qld’s jobless rate drops as 17,000 pick up work

Premium Content Qld’s jobless rate drops as 17,000 pick up work

Queensland’s jobless rate has dropped to 5.4 per cent – the lowest level since 2012.

‘I won’t be shut up’: MP hit with four LNP defamation claims

Premium Content ‘I won’t be shut up’: MP hit with four LNP defamation claims

A Labor MP has used the state government’s debate about overhauling defamation laws to claim he has been targeted by members of the LNP.

Beautician’s downward spiral into drug addiction

Premium Content Beautician’s downward spiral into drug addiction

A beautician’s downward spiral into a world of drug addiction and criminality has been laid bare in the Supreme Court.

‘Middleman’ caught selling MDMA pills to friends

Premium Content ‘Middleman’ caught selling MDMA pills to friends

Police discovered the Sippy Downs man’s drug supply scheme after searching the phone of his dead friend.

Former RGS sport star used performance enhancing drugs

Premium Content Former RGS sport star used performance enhancing drugs

The Rockhampton Grammar School student used performance enhancing drugs to help him excel in sports and also supplied the dangerous drugs to others.

Revealed: ‘Ridiculous’ weapon used to murder Shane Bowden

Premium Content Revealed: ‘Ridiculous’ weapon used to murder Shane Bowden

Police have released details of a frightening weapon similar to the firearm used to murder Bowden as they announced a massive reward.

Premier announces permanent border pass to enter Queensland

Premium Content Premier announces permanent border pass to enter Queensland

A new Queensland Travel Declaration will be permanently introduced for all travellers entering the state, in a bid to assist with Covid-19 contact tracing. 

‘Arrogant’ company boss fined $400k for sewage leak

Premium Content ‘Arrogant’ company boss fined $400k for sewage leak

The worst case of environmental contamination from leaking sewage has attracted massive fines for an “arrogant”, unrepentant director.

‘You just stabbed that poor c**t’

Premium Content ‘You just stabbed that poor c**t’

A witness has filmed the terrifying moment neighbours discovered a man had been fatally stabbed, allegedly by his ex-wife, in a street near his Brisbane home.

Man tries to gouge out woman’s eye in horror DV attacks

Premium Content Man tries to gouge out woman’s eye in horror DV attacks

The abuser choked a woman twice, threatened to kill her father and burn down their home during the ‘chilling’ violent onslaught. Warning: distressing

Identity of man killed in highway crash at Benaraby revealed

Premium Content Identity of man killed in highway crash at Benaraby revealed

The truck was heading south on the Bruce Highway when a SUV, also travelling south, collided with the rear of the truck.

Talisman Sabre: 700 foreign soldiers to quarantine in Qld

Premium Content Talisman Sabre: 700 foreign soldiers to quarantine in Qld

Neither Queensland Health nor Defence would reveal whether any of the soldiers in quarantine had tested positive for Covid-19.

Palaszczuk Govt’s blown savings promises cost QLD $5.4bn

Premium Content Palaszczuk Govt’s blown savings promises cost QLD $5.4bn

The Queensland budget would be $5.4 billion better off if the Palaszczuk Government hadn’t repeatedly blown its promise to restrain spending.

‘Mum can die’: Footballer sentenced for domestic violence

Premium Content ‘Mum can die’: Footballer sentenced for domestic violence

The 27-year-old Gympie footballer threatened to stab the mother of his children for calling the police on him, telling their children “mum can die”.

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