Woolworths is investigating how two customers on opposite sides of the country both consumed mouldy cake slices from a gluten-free specialty product.
A former police officer's poor judgment in messaging a 15-year-old he met while investigating nude photos "makes him stupid" but not guilty of grooming, a Brisbane court has been told.Matthew Paul Hockley admits he added the teenager on Snapchat and sent her messages, but says he was interested in the girl's mother.
A man was "unresponsive and robotic" when he doused a friend in petrol and set her alight before leaving as abruptly as he arrived, a court has heard.Matt James Nolan, 30, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm over the attack in July 2017 at the north Brisbane home of Sigourney Coles.
A tropical cyclone is likely to form off the east coast of far north Queensland next week.The Bureau of Meteorology says a tropical low will develop in the Coral Sea, east of the Cape York Peninsula, over the weekend.
Victims of southeast Queensland's 2011 floods have finally secured a partial payout after the state government and a dam operator agreed to pay $440 million for their roles in the disaster.The Queensland government and state-owned dam operator SunWater have settled a class action claim by about 6700 victims whose properties went under during a biblical rain event a decade ago.
An 82-year-old man charged with murdering his elderly partner may have used an axe and a belt in the tragic attack at a Gold Coast home.Detective Inspector Chris Ahearn says the woman, 81, was found dead at their home on Thursday afternoon.
Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles filmed himself destroying the document in a number of different ways, including putting through a shredder and throwing it in the bin.
The death of an 82-year-old woman is being treated as suspicious after her body was found by police on the Gold Coast.An elderly man was also found at the Varsity Lakes address when police responded to requests for help by someone who went to visit the home on Thursday afternoon.
Queensland crossbenchers have slammed the state government's 2032 Olympics bid as a "party for Brisbane".Katter's Australian Party and Greens MPs say the government's priorities are all wrong after it announced that Brisbane had been installed as the preferred bidder for the Games by the International Olympic Committee.
Health Minister Greg Hunt confirmed the CEO of Healthcare Australia has stood down after the vaccine dosage bungle in Queensland
After years of struggling with depression and addiction as a Gold Coast FIFO worker, Nic Kelly suddenly broke down while holidaying in the US.
Townsville police are still searching for an armed man after storming a home and finding it empty at the end of a six-hour siege.The man, believed to be about 30 years-old, had a previous warrant out for his arrest in relation to property offences before Thursday's incident.
An Indigenous-first accounting system for small Queensland businesses is part of a statewide push to foster and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander start-ups.The Deadly Digits initiative offers a cloud-based accounting and financial management service that supports business operators while helping them develop financial management and record-keeping skills.
A tropical cyclone could form off far north Queensland's Cape York Peninsula next week.The Bureau of Meteorology says a tropical low is forming in the eastern Gulf of Carpentaria which will deepen and bring increasing rainfall for far north and central Queensland.
A drug-addicted teenager accused of murder over a fatal fall from a Gold Coast resort during a botched robbery has been granted bail.Lachlan Paul Soper-Lagas, 18, is one of three men charged over the death of Cian English, 19, who fell from the fourth storey of the View Pacific resort in Surfers Paradise in March 2020.
Queensland will reopen to Melbourne residents, as the state waits for the federal government to explain a vaccine bungle involving two aged care residents in Brisbane.The state has imposed mandatory hotel quarantine on visitors from the Victorian capital since it was declared a coronavirus hotspot on February 13.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has promised the entire state will share the glory and economic boost when Brisbane is awarded the 2032 Olympics.The Games are set to return to Australia in 11 years' time with Brisbane and Queensland installed as preferred bidder by the International Olympic Committee following an executive committee meeting.
Queensland has also declared all of New Zealand a hotspot with the two states concerned about a cluster in Auckland.
Te Raukura Anahera Alexander, 19, was angry with her housemates over how they treated her kittens and allegedly tried to poison them.
New Zealand arrivals to Queensland will have to undergo quarantine from 6pm tonight due to increased transmission across the Tasman.The "green flights" allowing for unrestricted travel will cease and New Zealand will be removed as a safe travel country.
The doctor who gave excessive doses of the coronavirus vaccine did not complete the required training, federal health minister Greg Hunt has confirmed.
A former police officer accused of grooming a 15-year-old girl he met while working in a child protection unit says he sent some messages that were poorly worded, inappropriate and "an overshare".Matthew Paul Hockley admits he added the teenager on Snapchat and sent her messages, but says he was interested in the girl's mother.