UPDATE: Police have confirmed a 28-year-old man is in hospital under police guard after he allegedly barricaded himself in an apartment block along a main street in Bondi Beach.
A 44-year-old woman has died and an 18-year-old woman is in hospital after a car rolled in central Queensland.
A Queensland man has admitted to helping traffic "prodigious" amounts of cannabis, including on domestic flights from Victoria to Queensland.
A legal expert says changes to the way judges are selected in Queensland could prevent future political angst over new appointments.
Queensland's embattled chief justice should be commended for offering to quit amid ongoing controversy, the state opposition says.
Taxpayers are expected to foot a hefty bill from a negotiated end to Tim Carmody's stint as Queensland's chief justice.
A Queensland taxi driver has been attacked by two men brandishing a machete and a metal bar after he pulled up at a Logan service station, police say.
The Queensland government wants to boost regional economies by providing $200 million worth of infrastructure project funding.
Queensland's chief justice has offered to resign after a nearly year-long battle with other judges, but there's no word yet on when he might go.
Queensland unions say legislation proposed by the Labor government will restore the independence of the state's Industrial Relations Commission.
Peter Mauric, 45, has been found not guilty over his involvement in the notorious Gold Coast bikie brawl in 2013.