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Ice trafficking Bowen mum’s jail term reduced on appeal

Premium Content Ice trafficking Bowen mum’s jail term reduced on appeal

She was jailed for five years for her role in a high-level drug syndicate pushing...

Alleged sex offender to plead guilty to DV, bail breach

Premium Content Alleged sex offender to plead guilty to DV, bail breach

Police allege the offending occurred in 2018 and 2020.

Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

Premium Content Hospital death: Coroner finds ‘inadvertent human error’

A Glenella grandmother died following an anaesthesia overdose during a routine...

Spurned lover blasted over ‘outrageous’ revenge porn act

Premium Content Spurned lover blasted over ‘outrageous’ revenge porn act

Angry after being dumped, the 21 year old acted out

Cane farmer says he dumped building scraps to fight erosion

Premium Content Cane farmer says he dumped building scraps to fight erosion

Magistrate: ‘If parliament says it’s serious enough to put a maximum penalty of...

Mackay man’s link to 500kg cocaine bust after plane crash

Premium Content Mackay man’s link to 500kg cocaine bust after plane crash

He claims he was just lending cash to a mate, but the money is linked to the...

Financial distress led to father’s $2500 stealing shame

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When police searched the 45-year-old father of five’s home for the items pinched...

CQ man jailed over 28th domestic violence breach

Premium Content CQ man jailed over 28th domestic violence breach

Now the father of three will spend at least 110 days behind bars over a series of...

Father of two critically injured in drug-driving crash

Premium Content Father of two critically injured in drug-driving crash

The Eungella garlic farmer was flown to Townsville Hospital for urgent treatment...

NAMED: Four high-range drink-drivers

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One driver was almost five time the limit when he crashed his ute on the Bruce...

‘Arrogant’ rider jailed over serious crash on rural road

Premium Content ‘Arrogant’ rider jailed over serious crash on rural road

59 year old sank a beer laced with an enhancer before 9th offence

Drug-addicted amputee says 18 months in jail is too long

Premium Content Drug-addicted amputee says 18 months in jail is too long

While aged 45 and 46, he worked as a “go-fer” for a Mackay drug kingpin. Now he’s...

Bestiality: Next legal move in dog sex extortion case

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A lawyer for a man accused of bestiality and later extortion

Lawyer for father accused of killing baby son withdraws

Premium Content Lawyer for father accused of killing baby son withdraws

Police allege six-month-old Beau Bradshaw suffered traumatic brain and other...

‘Creepy’: Tradie caught grasping the wrong tool on the job

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Electrician Paul Mathew Mackenzie pleads guilty to sex offence

Prolific drug trafficker’s 10-year jail term slashed

Premium Content Prolific drug trafficker’s 10-year jail term slashed

The man, known as TAS, moved up to $17m in drugs and cash between Sydney, Brisbane...

‘She’s a thief’: Mackay mum’s ‘sophisticated’ scam

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‘Future employers should know what you’ve done before they employ you’

Airlie Beach assault ends in fractured jaw, brain bleeding

Premium Content Airlie Beach assault ends in fractured jaw, brain bleeding

Mackay District Court heard the victim needed surgery, lost about $100,000 in wages...

Pregnant woman uses car as weapon over ‘dirty sl*t’ slur

Premium Content Pregnant woman uses car as weapon over ‘dirty sl*t’ slur

The Marian mum was described as ‘extremely hormonal at the time.’

Why Mackay mum of three was jailed over $26 bottle of booze

Premium Content Why Mackay mum of three was jailed over $26 bottle of booze

The 35 year old, who came via Bundaberg and Cannonvale, was told ‘enough is...

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