Queensland News

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Kmart the latest victim to COVID-19 with store close plan

premium_icon Kmart the latest victim to COVID-19 with store close plan

Saturday will be the final day of trading for a Kmart store – as it moves to become the state’s first online fulfilment site.

New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

premium_icon New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

Queenslanders experiencing domestic violence will be given new rental privileges, while tenants owing rent due to COVID-19 hardship will be safe from eviction.

SEE THE PHOTOS: Police shoot man after carjack stabbing

premium_icon SEE THE PHOTOS: Police shoot man after carjack stabbing

A man has been shot by police after an apparent armed carjacking attempt near a train station, with another person also believed to have been stabbed.

'I think she was dead before one of us set her alight'

premium_icon 'I think she was dead before one of us set her alight'

A sexual sadist and killer who has been behind bars for more than 36 years for killing Julie Ann Muirhead is set to be freed from prison.

Michael Zanco 'murder' trial could be years away

premium_icon Michael Zanco 'murder' trial could be years away

The family of Michael Zanco could be waiting years before four people charged over his death face trial.

Coronavirus protection for renters

premium_icon Coronavirus protection for renters

Landlords will not be able to evict tenants who can’t pay their rent during the coronavirus crisis under strict new state protection measures approved today.

Cops face court in relation to student death

premium_icon Cops face court in relation to student death

Two police officers have faced court today after being charged with perjury and assault in relation to the death of university student Charlie Robertson.

OH SNAP!: Three-metre croc facing removal

premium_icon OH SNAP!: Three-metre croc facing removal

Under crocodile management guidelines the animal could be targeted for removal.

Australian vaccine set for overseas test

premium_icon Australian vaccine set for overseas test

A coronavirus vaccine developed in Australia is on its way overaseas to be tested on live samples, as hopes of a cure to the pandemic grow.

Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

premium_icon Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

Police have swarmed the Port of Brisbane today, turning away people heading off for an Easter island getaway.

Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

Water Police will be out in force this Easter long weekend to enforce COVID-19 restrictions after already handing out more than $10,000 in fines.

Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

premium_icon Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

A reckless driver who dislocated a Toowoomba police officer’s shoulder by mowing him down in a stolen car has been jailed. VIDEO INSIDE.

Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

premium_icon Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

Bizarre scenes are unfolding at service stations across as fuel dips to prices not seen for years.

Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

premium_icon Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

‘This has broken us’: Business owners say the hit has further destroyed them, after having to let 11 casual staff go.

Big changes to Bundaberg Rum

premium_icon Big changes to Bundaberg Rum

Bundaberg Rum is shaking things up – and not in a cocktail. The distillery will change the recipe and the look of one of Australia’s favourite drinks.

80 people allowed at funeral ‘wrong’: Mander

premium_icon 80 people allowed at funeral ‘wrong’: Mander

LNP says allowing up to 80 people attend the funeral in Mackay today was wrong and it wasn’t fair on Australians who were being denied celebrating Easter.

Rush for northern exposure

premium_icon Rush for northern exposure

The buoyant residential market is a focus for developers and seen as real value due to its proximity to the Sunshine Coast.

Contactless rehab app released

premium_icon Contactless rehab app released

Video conferencing has become the new norm for many businesses and now a software company is using the concept to help injured people recover faster.

Outsiders sneaking onto locked-down Straddie

premium_icon Outsiders sneaking onto locked-down Straddie

Hundreds of outsiders have gone to extreme lengths to sneak on to locked-down North Stradbroke Island, using a loophole to try and fool police.

Isolation nothing new for our hardworking farmers

premium_icon Isolation nothing new for our hardworking farmers

Life on the farm is carrying on usual, just with children in tow

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