Queensland has recorded a second COVID-19 case linked to a Portuguese Family Centre visited by a flight attendant who was infected during hotel quarantine.The president of the centre Carlos Almeida has told reporters he's tested positive for the virus and is now in hospital with symptoms.
The corporate watchdog has lost a legal battle against a payday lending model that it says can charge customers fees up to 1000 per cent of the initial loan amount.The Federal Court on Wednesday dismissed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's case against Cigno and associate BHF Solutions, neither of which holds an Australian credit licence.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a convicted killer who left a large haul of drugs in his car when he fled from Queensland police four days ago.The hunt for Alan Lace, dubbed the Russian roulette killer, is now a national affair.
The Queensland government has called in private debt collectors to claw back unpaid hotel quarantine bills worth millions of dollars.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she owes it to taxpayers to pursue people who have not paid for time spent in government-ordered quarantine.
A motorist has ploughed into a queue of stationary traffic, killing two other drivers, hours after another fatal crash on the same stretch of highway in Queensland.The first crash left a 27-year-old man dead when his car and a truck had a head-on collision on the Bruce Highway near Mutarnee, north of Townsville.
A police officer investigating Brisbane's deadly Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing was ordered last year to remove a chunk of her report about the early investigations, an inquest has been told.Detective Sergeant Virginia Gray said she was told to remove everything from the fourth paragraph to about page 27 after meeting her superiors in September 2020.
Queensland is closing its borders to roughly one million Sydney residents, while both South Australia and Western Australia have closed their borders to all of NSW.
A dying man may get to see his son for a final time after the Queensland government foreshadowed the granting of a conditional quarantine exemption.Frans Kilian, 80, is in hospital on the Gold Coast suffering from pancreatic cancer.
While Gold Coast shoppers reached for their cameras, wildlife carers said there was nothing 'cute' about the experience for the misplaced marsupial.
Queensland police are still hunting for convicted killer Alan Lace but have charged three people after a dramatic chase involving the fugitive's ute.Lace has been on the run since Friday when he fled into bushland after police pulled him over on the Bruce Highway at Maryborough.
Toddlers Darcey-Helen, 2, and Chloe-Ann, 1, were found dead in a black station wagon parked in the front yard of their Logan home in November, 2019.
A journalist was "crushed" by the betrayal of a convicted murderer who confessed to firebombing Brisbane's Whiskey Au Go Go after years of claiming his innocence.The Sun newspaper journalist Dennis Watt first had contact with James Richard Finch in 1984 when he was behind bars, but denied any involvement in the 1973 attack that killed 15 people.
A Queensland mother accused of killing her two daughters by leaving them locked in a car parked in soaring temperatures has wept as she was committed to stand trial for their murders.Toddlers Darcey-Helen, two, and Chloe-Ann, one, were found dead in a black station wagon parked in the front yard of their Logan home, south of Brisbane, in November 2019.
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee said the quality of the reef had fallen from 'poor to very poor'. But the government is opposing the draft decision.
A flight attendant infected with COVID-19 during hotel quarantine has spread the virus to a man at a Brisbane venue attended by more than 30 other people.Queensland authorities believe the risk posed by its latest case of community transmission is low.
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A Tamil family fighting to stay in Australia is pinning their hopes on the political resurrection of their long-time supporter Barnaby Joyce.Mr Joyce will once again serve as deputy prime minister after defeating Michael McCormack in a Nationals leadership spill.
A Brisbane chalkboard artist who brazenly offered to create a mural honouring Queensland's emergency services has been caught out faking top Australian honours.Neville William Gentry, 52, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of fraud and one of improper use of service decorations alongside other fake credentials.
Health authorities have revealed the virus was transmitted inside a quarantine hotel before a flight attendant spent time in the community.
The Queensland premier says it was a "no brainer" to make the state's chief health officer the next governor in the middle of a pandemic.Dr Jeannette Young's advice has informed Queensland's response to the coronavirus pandemic every day since it began.
Queensland has recorded no further cases of community transmissions as authorities try to figure out how a flight attendant contracted COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine.Genomic sequencing results show the woman in her 30s has the less infectious Alpha variant that has been linked to a case in the same hotel.
A woman has died and a man has been hospitalised after their fishing boat capsized near the Port of Brisbane.The pair went out on a fishing trip on Saturday and had not returned by 7pm, prompting police involvement.
Queensland has confirmed one new case of Covid-19, which had been active in the community for a 'short period' while infectious.
A fresh local virus case has been uncovered in Queensland as the state government announces an easing of restrictions.The flight attendant, aged in her 30s, arrived in Brisbane on an Emirates flight on June 5 and tested positive after being released from hotel quarantine.