Queensland News

Sun 7 Jun 2020

Desperate search to find new COVID-19 patient contacts

premium_icon Desperate search to find new COVID-19 patient contacts

The race is on to find everyone who came in contact with a Melbourne man who travelled through Brisbane to Bundaberg carrying the COVID-19 virus.

TIGHT SQUEEZE: This bus driver's having a very very bad day

premium_icon TIGHT SQUEEZE: This bus driver's having a very very bad day

A bus has become stuck underneath a railway bridge. SEE THE PHOTOS HERE.

NRL player unapologetic over protest actions

NRL player unapologetic over protest actions

A Cronulla Sharks listed player remains unapologetic after climbing atop a police car during a Black Lives Matter protest in Brisbane.

COVID-19 test accuracy probed following the Blackwater case

premium_icon COVID-19 test accuracy probed following the Blackwater case

Professor Ivo Mueller reveals the COVID test’s weakness and how to avoid it.

'Stolen car' joyride ends in tragedy as four kids killed

premium_icon 'Stolen car' joyride ends in tragedy as four kids killed

Four children aged eight to 12 have died in a crash at an intersection in Townsville.

Strawberries 'safe to eat' despite COVID worker link

premium_icon Strawberries 'safe to eat' despite COVID worker link

Queensland’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said a pop-up clinic had been set up at the strawberry farm and has already tested all workers.

Six people hospitalised after crashes in one region

premium_icon Six people hospitalised after crashes in one region

Six people have been taken to hospital after a spate of car crashes overnight.

Man wounded in party precinct brawl

premium_icon Man wounded in party precinct brawl

A man in his 20s has been hospitalised after being wounded in an alleged brawl in the heart of Surfers Paradise overnight.

‘Secret’ stash of public money just left sitting there

premium_icon ‘Secret’ stash of public money just left sitting there

Thousands of dollars owed to the government has been left sitting for years – because no one has bothered to look.

COVID-19 patient voluntarily sought testing at fever clinic

premium_icon COVID-19 patient voluntarily sought testing at fever clinic

The man has advised health teams that he was not aware of any contact he may have had with confirmed cases.

Bikini label changes name following $30k fine

premium_icon Bikini label changes name following $30k fine

A swimwear label made famous by singer Rihanna and the Kardashians has changed its name for a third time after long-running battles with lawyers.

The ex-bikie, the millionaire and the stabbing in the park

premium_icon The ex-bikie, the millionaire and the stabbing in the park

A former bikie has been jailed after stabbing a millionaire businessman in a park.

Rallies prompt questions over restrictions

Rallies prompt questions over restrictions

A former premier has claimed there is 'no justification' for ongoing coronavirus restrictions after thousands attended Black Lives Matter rallies on Saturday.

Pub empire faces  more uncertainty

premium_icon Pub empire faces more uncertainty

The beleaguered Mantle Group Hospitality is facing further uncertainty over its future as COVID-19 adds to the popular Pig ‘N’ Whistle pub chain’s problems.

MP told to cover up ‘intimidating’ tatts

premium_icon MP told to cover up ‘intimidating’ tatts

An MP has been told he needs to cover up his forearm tattoos while in Parliament House because they ‘intimidate’ other politicians.

Prestigious school sued for $2m by bullying victim

premium_icon Prestigious school sued for $2m by bullying victim

An elite private school is being sued for $2m in a landmark case for allegedly failing to protect a former student from school bullies.

SHOCK POLL: Labor’s vote shrivels, as LNP surges

premium_icon SHOCK POLL: Labor’s vote shrivels, as LNP surges

Annastacia Palaszczuk’s popularity is rebounding after leading Queensland during the coronavirus pandemic, but the same cannot be said for her party.

Racing identity’s empire frozen

premium_icon Racing identity’s empire frozen

The property empire of a high-profile racehorse owner awaiting trial for overseeing an alleged cocaine ring is crumbling under pressure from authorities.

‘Snaky little bastard’: Inside killer’s prison life

premium_icon ‘Snaky little bastard’: Inside killer’s prison life

Childers Backpackers murderer Robert Paul Long stands over geriatric prisoners in jail and abuses his job as a carer. nmates describe him as an ‘absolute grub'.

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