A Queensland man who defrauded $1.2 million from the ATO by filing false business statements for his wife's deli business has been sentenced to prison.
A Queensland mother has been sentenced to prison for taking her two daughters to Africa to have parts of their genitals removed.
A Queensland man who killed his wife and repeatedly buried her body to avoid detection has been jailed for her 2001 manslaughter.
'Patricia Riggs died a violent and sudden death,' the Queensland sentencing judge overseeing Edmund Ian Briggs's trial said.
A state of emergency has been declared in the Gulf country and nearly 1000 residents have been evacuated with more to follow.
The trial heard the girls, aged nine and 12, had no idea the surgery was going to be carried out until they were called inside while playing at their grandmother's house.
WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Experienced staff were reduced to tears after vets were forced to euthanise a Dalmatian with serious wounds.
A five-year-old girl has been found safe after she was abducted from a central Queensland town, with a 24-year-old woman due to face court over the kidnapping.
A Queensland inquest into the death of two fishermen on a trawler that sank in rough seas has heard a loose freezer could have contributed to the tragedy.
A Queensland inquest into the death of two fishermen on a trawler that sank in rough seas has heard ropes stored near lifeboats may have stopped them launching.
A Queensland inquest into the deaths of two fishermen on a trawler that sank has heard evidence suggesting safety wasn't priority aboard the vessel.