Queensland News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Boozy builder kicks security guard during drunken bender

premium_icon Boozy builder kicks security guard during drunken bender

A booze-fuelled night at the casino ended in court for a builder who kicked the Treasury’s security boss while lying drunk on a sidewalk.

Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

premium_icon Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

Cassandra Capsanis told police she split her last purchase with her two daughters and one of their former partners.

Mourners honour murdered Karen Gilliland as a selfless mate

premium_icon Mourners honour murdered Karen Gilliland as a selfless mate

Karen Gilliland's children placed letters to mum on her coffin as loved ones laid her to rest.

WATCH: Gladstone man fights off snake while driving

premium_icon WATCH: Gladstone man fights off snake while driving

A Gladstone man experienced the fright of his life when a brown snake slithered up his leg while he was driving. WATCH THE VIDEO.

Snake sausage anyone? Python spotted in odd hidey hole

premium_icon Snake sausage anyone? Python spotted in odd hidey hole

A snake catcher who removed a 1.5m python from a backyard barbecue has urged people to clean up cooking areas — or expect a nasty sssurprise.

COVID-19 scare at courthouse

premium_icon COVID-19 scare at courthouse

Staff at a magistrates court were sent scrambling this morning after a man told by a hospital to self-isolate appeared at court.

‘Did you pay for sex?’ Suzi’s alleged victim faces quizzing

premium_icon ‘Did you pay for sex?’ Suzi’s alleged victim faces quizzing

A man who claims he was assaulted after he hooked up with ex-reality star Suzi Taylor via a dating app will be questioned about their meeting arrangement.

REVEALED: The 10 worst SPER debt hot spots by suburb

premium_icon REVEALED: The 10 worst SPER debt hot spots by suburb

Queenslanders are happy to do the crime but not so happy to pay the fine – racking up more than $1 billion of SPER debt. We reveal the 10 worst suburbs.

Long delays expected as border changes approach

premium_icon Long delays expected as border changes approach

742 people turned away from Queensland airports and land borders and 185k border passes downloaded since Friday.

Brave toddler sounds alarm after mum falls unconscious

premium_icon Brave toddler sounds alarm after mum falls unconscious

When brave little Graeson couldn't wake his mum he knew exactly what to do, and sprung into action to get her help.

Young woman hospitalised after fire sparks at Lake Borumba

premium_icon Young woman hospitalised after fire sparks at Lake Borumba

The blaze injured two at a Yabba Creek Rd location.

‘I’m going to f*** you’: Words from a vile rapist

premium_icon ‘I’m going to f*** you’: Words from a vile rapist

The former Proserpine High student – high on ice and drunk on rum – held his victim down as she cried no

PHOTOS: Karen Gilliland is laid to rest

premium_icon PHOTOS: Karen Gilliland is laid to rest

Hundreds of people attended St Joseph’s Cathedral this morning to farewell Karen Gilliland

Pickled chef more than five times the limit

premium_icon Pickled chef more than five times the limit

A blood-covered, entrapped chef had an alcohol level more than five times the limit an hour after he crashed his car, a court has heard.

Hotels prepare for brutal winter as border woes continue

premium_icon Hotels prepare for brutal winter as border woes continue

“It’s something we’ve got no control over.” A Noosa hotel has lost almost half its winter income due to the continued Victorian border lockdown.

Free COVID-19 testing expands to CQ mining towns

premium_icon Free COVID-19 testing expands to CQ mining towns

Clinics will run from 10am to 2pm each day.

PHOTOS: Man thrown from car in fiery single-vehicle crash

premium_icon PHOTOS: Man thrown from car in fiery single-vehicle crash

UPDATE: A MAN is being flown to Mackay after a fiery single-vehicle crash south-west of the city this afternoon.

LIVE: Karen Gilliland’s funeral livestreamed to public

LIVE: Karen Gilliland’s funeral livestreamed to public

FREE CONTENT: Karen has been remembered as a much loved and adored mother of Thomas (dec), Saul, Lara, and Jade.

Scared kids flee Proserpine home during domestic violence

premium_icon Scared kids flee Proserpine home during domestic violence

Woman pushes back up against bedroom door to prevent husband getting in during fight.

School pays tribute to former student killed in crash

premium_icon School pays tribute to former student killed in crash

THE head of a city school has paid tribute to a former student, who tragically lost his life in a traffic crash last week.

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