June 2021

Published a story 5th Jun 2021 5:56 AM

A farm has been fined after it pleaded guilty to breaching its duty after a backpacker who collapsed and died while picking fruit to keep his visa.

Farm fined $100K over backpacker death

A farm has been fined after it pleaded guilty to breaching its duty after a backpacker who collapsed and died while picking fruit to keep his visa.

Published a story 4th Jun 2021 5:51 AM

A dad has opened up about the unimaginable pain of loosing his little girl. Now, he is doing everything he can to change the law.

‘My world imploded’: Dad fights for change

A dad has opened up about the unimaginable pain of loosing his little girl. Now, he is doing everything he can to change the law.

May 2021

Published a story 21st May 2021 2:30 PM

After spending the past three months behind bars the alleged ‘vigilante’ driver charged with the murder of Jennifer Board will make a bid for freedom next week.

Accused ‘vigilante’ driver to apply for bail

After spending the past three months behind bars the alleged ‘vigilante’ driver charged with the murder of Jennifer Board will make a bid for freedom next week.

Published a story 19th May 2021 2:11 PM

A Townsville man behind bars after two juries found him guilty of murder has appealed his conviction was “unsound”.

‘Overly complicated’ appeal after two murder convictions

A Townsville man behind bars after two juries found him guilty of murder has appealed his conviction was “unsound”.

Published a story 14th May 2021 9:25 AM

The father of a teenager killed in a crash alongside her boyfriend has called for a total overhaul of the juvenile justice system.

Crash victim's dad demands juvenile justice changes

The father of a teenager killed in a crash alongside her boyfriend has called for a total overhaul of the juvenile justice system.

Published a story 13th May 2021 5:22 PM

A teen who killed two young sweethearts in a crash had party drugs in his system and is believed to have fallen asleep at the wheel.

‘Gone forever’: Parents face teen driver after fatal crash

A teen who killed two young sweethearts in a crash had party drugs in his system and is believed to have fallen asleep at the wheel.

April 2021

Published a story 30th Apr 2021 12:38 PM

A 73-year-old North Queensland man has been committed to stand trial over allegations he sexually abused two vulnerable male aged-care patients.

Man allegedly abused vulnerable aged-care patients

A 73-year-old North Queensland man has been committed to stand trial over allegations he sexually abused two vulnerable male aged-care patients.

Published a story 29th Apr 2021 6:37 PM

A crypto investor hit with serious criminal charges has been pushed out of his successful start-up after board members learned of money laundering case.

Disgraced crypto king pushed from start-up after charge

A crypto investor hit with serious criminal charges has been pushed out of his successful start-up after board members learned of money laundering case.

Published a story 20th Apr 2021 6:50 AM

A former Mackay police officer suspended from duty after he was allegedly found with cocaine during a night out has fronted court.

Cop fronts court on cocaine charge

A former Mackay police officer suspended from duty after he was allegedly found with cocaine during a night out has fronted court.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:29 PM

The emotional family of a man who was brutally murdered in his Townsville home have spoken out after his killer was found guilty of murder for a second time.

’Ultimate act of humiliation’: Jury finds killer guilty

The emotional family of a man who was brutally murdered in his Townsville home have spoken out after his killer was found guilty of murder for a second time.

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