Qld housing crisis: Some apartments vacant for years

Dozens of Queensland social housing homes that were ready to be lived in sat vacant for over 100 days in the last financial year in the midst of the state’s housing crisis. As almost 46,000 Queenslanders wait for public housing, new figures have revealed a social housing apartment in Brisbane was vacant for over 600 … Read more

Gold Coast dog attack: Five-month-old pup in training at aged care home mauled to death by another dog

A heartbroken Queensland family is calling on their community for help after their new family pet was mauled to death in an off-leash dog area. Five-month-old Honey – a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – was living with the McDonald family on the Gold Coast while training to work at a local aged care facility. “She … Read more

Queensland bans spit hoods in watchhouses, becoming second Australian state restrict use

Queensland Police admits banning the use of spit hoods in watchhouses was not easy, but it was the right decision for the community. Use of the controversial restraint was effectively outlawed in Queensland watchhouses, but they can still be deployed in prisons and correction centres. The hoods, which are made of fabric and placed over … Read more

RACQ intersection road rules: Road rule quiz leaves Queensland drivers baffled

Queensland motorists have been left baffled after a road rule quiz about an intersection was posted to social media. The Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) posed the question on Facebook last month, to test its followers’ knowledge. “In what order should the cars enter the intersection?” the post asked. For more Travel related news … Read more

Christie Lee Kennedy court case: Queensland mum allegedly ran husband and his mistress over before attacking her on the side of a Brisbane road

Moments after discovering an affair, Christie Lee Kennedy allegedly tracked down her husband and ran him over along with his lover. The mother-of-two then got out of her car, grabbed the mistress by the hair and punched her in the head screaming “fat moll”, the Queensland District Court in Brisbane was told. Kennedy, 37, had … Read more

Queensland teachers, school workers not vaccinated for COVID-19 to suffer pay reduction

About 900 Queensland school workers will have their pay reduced as a disciplinary measure for being unvaccinated against COVID-19. Teachers, teacher aids, administration staff, cleaners and schools officers will be among those punished for failing to comply with the health requirement, the state education department has confirmed. The department claims that the penalties are being … Read more

Tiahleigh Palmer’s murderer Rick Thorburn found unresponsive in Queensland jail cell

The biological mother of murdered schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer has lashed out at her daughter’s killer after reports that he was found unresponsive in his jail cell. Rick Thorburn, the Queensland man serving a life sentence for the murder of his 12-year-old foster daughter, was found unconscious in his cell at Wolston Correctional Center in Brisbane … Read more

Logan Motorway accident: Motorists forced to sleep on the road after deadly disaster unfolds on Queensland motorway

Dozens of people were forced to sleep in their cars after traffic came to a halt on a Queensland motorway on Thursday night, when a man who left his car after it crashed was struck and killed by a second vehicle. The first crash occurred when a 33-year-old Logan man traveling east along the Logan … Read more

Obscure reason this Queensland woman was slapped with a $1000 fine and four demerit points

It might seem like a minor detail – but it’s cost this plenty woman. Hailey Gilliard was shocked when she received a dreaded letter from the Queensland Police Service telling her to cough up $1078. See Hailey explain the infringement in the video player above Watch the latest News on Channel 7 or stream for … Read more

Former Catholic brother Frank Terrance Keating to stand trial on child sex charges

A former Catholic brother has been committed to stand trial on child sex cartoons stemming from his time at a school in the 1980s. Former De La Salle College brother Frank Terrence Keating, 79, faced a committal hearing this week on 18 charges in Brisbane Magistrates Court. This afternoon he was committed to stand trial … Read more