Queensland News

Sat 22 Feb 2020

How killer dad ambushed family

How killer dad ambushed family

Rowan Baxter held a knife to his estranged wife’s throat before he lit a match and burned his family to death. But not before Hannah Clarke made a final bid to save her...

Hannah’s note moved Grimshaw to tears

Hannah’s note moved Grimshaw to tears

An emotional promise Hannah Clarke made to herself before she was killed moved Tracy Grimshaw to tears, as her family revealed the mother-of-three’s last brave act.

Thaiday ‘like a shell’ over Camp Hill horror

premium_icon Thaiday ‘like a shell’ over Camp Hill horror

Brisbane Broncos great Sam Thaiday, who trained with killer Rowan Baxter at his Capalba gym, is “in shock” in the wake of the horrific murder-suicide.

Struggling kids punished for teachers’ failings

premium_icon Struggling kids punished for teachers’ failings

A leading Queensland education expert says some children are being punished for misbehaving in class when teachers had failed to teach them to read properly by a...

Tara’s parents’ heartfelt plea: ‘When will this stop?’

premium_icon Tara’s parents’ heartfelt plea: ‘When will this stop?’

In the wake of Hannah Clarke’s death, murdered Gold Coast mum Tara Brown’s parents say it should not take another “horrific, unthought of, monstrous act” for action on...

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Warmth, love, laughter: Top cop’s hour with Hannah’s parents

premium_icon Warmth, love, laughter: Top cop’s hour with Hannah’s parents

Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll has spent an hour with the amazing family of Hannah Clarke, describing their strength and courage.

Coal-fired power station proponent wants Albanese meeting

premium_icon Coal-fired power station proponent wants Albanese meeting

Labor Leader says harnessing wind and sun will power jobs.

Qld records sixth measles case for 2020

Qld records sixth measles case for 2020

A man flew on two international flights this week before arriving in Brisbane on Tuesday morning while unknowingly infectious with measles.

Boy dies after being hit by ute near Brisbane

premium_icon Boy dies after being hit by ute near Brisbane

A young boy hit by a vehicle on a southeast Queensland street has died at the scene. The road remains closed as police investigate.

Gulf cyclone to bring 150mm+ rain to North QLD

premium_icon Gulf cyclone to bring 150mm+ rain to North QLD

A cyclone forming in the Gulf of Carpentaria is likely to bring big rain to North Queensland next week. FULL FORECAST + MAPS

‘This means so much to me’: JT statue unveiled

premium_icon ‘This means so much to me’: JT statue unveiled

JT fought back tears talking about the people who helped him in his career as his bronze statue was unveiled in front of the new stadium he helped make reality

Man who raped sleeping friend walks from jail

premium_icon Man who raped sleeping friend walks from jail

A man who raped his unconscious friend has walked from jail after the Supreme Court of Queensland ruled his sentence should be reduced.

Final straw for quarantined cruise couple

premium_icon Final straw for quarantined cruise couple

A couple say there’s going to be a “f---ing riot” after making a grim discovery in their new Darwin quarantine camp.

Six Harris Scarfe stores close

premium_icon Six Harris Scarfe stores close

The administrators of a national department store chain have shut stores as they try to find a white knight to buy or recapitalise the retailer.

Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

premium_icon Cafe slugged $15k for roach infestation

Southside cafe also had holes in the kitchen walls and no on-site thermometer to monitor food temperatures.

Man found guilty of toolbox double murder

premium_icon Man found guilty of toolbox double murder

After days of deliberations a jury has convicted Tuhirangi-Thomas Tahiata of the murders of Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru, who were found in a metal toolbox

‘No beds’ for serial child flasher

premium_icon ‘No beds’ for serial child flasher

An ageing sex offender with poor health has not been able to gain accommodation out of jail, despite an extensive search to find him a bed.

Crabbers hit with eye-watering fines

premium_icon Crabbers hit with eye-watering fines

Two crabbers have been hit with massive fines after being found out doing the wrong thing at a popular fishing spot.

'You better take down that website or you’re dead'

premium_icon 'You better take down that website or you’re dead'

A pastor who alleged a multi-millionaire developer made a chilling threat against him suddenly withdrew the claims in court today.

Biloela family deportation fight begins

Biloela family deportation fight begins

The fight to keep a Tamil family in Australia has started in the Federal Court, with government lawyers filing last-minute evidence.

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