Queensland News

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

premium_icon Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

The teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s father has been granted bail while he awaits trial for murder.

Cops, lawyers set to take stand in drug accused’s bid

premium_icon Cops, lawyers set to take stand in drug accused’s bid

Phone calls are set to form key evidence for prosecutors as they fight a claim by an alleged drug boss he did not understand the charge he pleaded guilty to.

Tourism season in serious doubt due to restrictions

premium_icon Tourism season in serious doubt due to restrictions

Businesses that rely on grey nomads and the influx of Easter holiday-makers are set take to take a huge economic hit.

Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

premium_icon Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

A Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19 has been remembered by his family as a “loving, caring gentle giant of a man”.

PM speaks as COVID-19 death toll rises to 27

PM speaks as COVID-19 death toll rises to 27

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is addressing Australia with an update on coronavirus as the death toll reaches 27.

Driver’s brazen move to dodge border closure

premium_icon Driver’s brazen move to dodge border closure

A driver has been spotted performing a brazen move to dodge new road closure barriers on the border.

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

premium_icon Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

Watchdog to look at veteran councillor

premium_icon Watchdog to look at veteran councillor

The local government watchdog is expected to revisit outstanding matters against newly re-elected Ipswich councillor Paul Tully.

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Queensland health care workers have been vilified and threatened while wearing their uniforms out in public, Health Minister Steven Miles says.

Gatton family ‘blessed’ to keep roof over their heads

premium_icon Gatton family ‘blessed’ to keep roof over their heads

The family of five have lost its entire income.

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

The number of Queensland coronavirus cases has grown overnight, taking the total to 873 as the Premier reveals just when local cases are expected to ‘peak'.

Cyclist dies after crash south of Coast

premium_icon Cyclist dies after crash south of Coast

A man has died following a crash just south of the Sunshine Coast late yesterday afternoon.

Q&A: Your boat ban questions answered

premium_icon Q&A: Your boat ban questions answered

EXPLAINED: This week’s boating ban caused mass confusion, so Maritime Safety QLD’s general manager Angus Mitchell has answered all your questions. 

Tenants face uncertain future after COVID-19 stops business

premium_icon Tenants face uncertain future after COVID-19 stops business

Mackay tenants stressed about rent bills after income stops indefinitely

Voters lose faith after another poll debacle

premium_icon Voters lose faith after another poll debacle

LIKE countless other Queenslanders, I had a less than ideal experience voting at last weekend’s local government elections, writes Steven Wardill.

Dalby Hospital successfuly sued for $9 million by mum

premium_icon Dalby Hospital successfuly sued for $9 million by mum

A GIRL who suffered brain damage at birth has been granted more than $9 million in compensation after her mother sued Dalby Hospital for delays in her delivery.

‘I’m upset’: Gladys defends virus debacle

‘I’m upset’: Gladys defends virus debacle

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has clashed with radio host Ben Fordham and defended her state’s handling of the cruise ship issue.

Public servants ‘betrayed’ by Premier: Unions

premium_icon Public servants ‘betrayed’ by Premier: Unions

The head of one of the state’s most powerful unions has slammed the Premier’s decision to scrap a pay rise for public servants as a “kneejerk response”.

“Virtual adoptions” for RSPCA

premium_icon “Virtual adoptions” for RSPCA

“Virtual adoptions” are on the horizon for those looking to add a new pet to their family, as RSPCA Queensland further adapts for the coronavirus pandemic.

School closed after shock COVID-19 test result

premium_icon School closed after shock COVID-19 test result

A major Sunshine Coast school is closed today after it's believed a staff member tested positive to coronavirus yesterday.

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