A two-time killer found lifeless in his prison cell a day after the anniversary of his remand could not face "an eternity behind bars", an inquest has found.John Edward Harris, 47, was found at the Townsville Correctional Facility on July 4, 2019.
The Queensland government will change the name of Fraser Island back to K'gari, the name used by its traditional owners.The Butchulla people on Sunday celebrated the name-change - which mean's 'paradise' - for the UNESCO World Heritage Area.
It has been three years since school teacher Olivia Keating went to Caboolture Hospital for a caesarean and emerged with part of her bowel sewn into the wall of her abdomen.Since then she has endured 11 operations to fix a mistake that at times threatened her life and left her with "a football of organs in my groin, that stick outside of my body".
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NRL star and Brisbane Broncos playmaker Anthony Milford has been charged with assault after an alleged disturbance in Fortitude Valley.The 27-year-old was arrested at about 2am on Monday after police responded to reports of a disturbance on Marshall St.
An unlicensed driver charged with the hit-and-run murder of a 25-year-old pedestrian south of Brisbane remains behind bars after his case came before court.The pedestrian was allegedly hit by a white Audi wagon and killed about 3pm Friday at Browns Plains in the City of Logan.
The body of a miner who died when a roof collapsed a coal mine in central Queensland has been recovered."We can confirm that Queensland Police Service has recovered the body of our deceased co-worker, Graham Dawson, 62, from Crinum underground mine this afternoon," operator Mastermyne said in a statement on Saturday.
The coal miners union says work at Sojitz's Gregory Crinum complex in central Queensland should stop until the body of a fellow worker is recovered from underground.A 60-year-old miner named by media outlets as Graham Dawson was fatally injured on Tuesday when a roof collapsed while another miner was seriously injured.
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Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community as the state kicks off a major vaccination push, with some sites already hitting capacity as they begin to welcome walk-ins.Health Minister Yvette D'Ath says the new case is linked to the existing cluster south of Brisbane and was in quarantine during their entire infectious period.
A 20-year-old Queensland man has been charged with murder after another man was allegedly run down and killed south of Brisbane.Emergency workers and police were called to the scene of an alleged hit and run at Browns Plains in Logan on Friday afternoon.
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A private school teacher from the Sunshine Coast has been charged with possessing and sharing child exploitation material."At this time there is no evidence that the man has offended against any students, but investigations remain ongoing," Queensland Police Service said on Friday.
An interstate truck driver has been arrested by Queensland Police after ramming through a border-checkpoint 300km west of Brisbane.A 26-year-old man was refused entry to Queensland in Goondiwindi on Wednesday, before ramming into check point barriers at Texas later that evening.
Controversial foothold traps have been thrust into the spotlight after seperate incidents involving dingoes and a cat.
The death of a baby girl three days after a home water birth could have been prevented if she had been born in the hospital, a Queensland coroner had found.The baby was delivered at her mother's Gold Coast home on January 10, 2018, by two midwives who admitted to falsifying records after the birth.
Torres Strait Islander communities are at risk from a growing Delta outbreak in Papua new Guinea due to a lack of essential goods supplies and healthcare, federal MP Warren Entsch says.Treaty Islands like Boigu and Saigai sit in close proximity to mainland PNG but are recognised as part of the Torres Strait.
Queenslanders have been promised a new era of choice when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines as a long-awaited surge in supplies begins.The state reported one new local case of the virus on Friday linked to Brisbane's Sunnybank cluster but it poses no risk as the person was in home quarantine.
Queensland has begun to prepare its voluntary-assisted dying scheme after a historic vote in the state parliament.The decision was met by applause in the public gallery late on Thursday after a marathon debate taking much of the parliamentary week.
Moya Jackson watched her terminally ill brother starve himself to death. In a cruel twist, she’s now battling the same sickness but will have a choice when to end her life.
Child killers and murderers convicted of multiple homicides will be subject to tighter parole laws under legislation tabled in Queensland parliament.The proposal allows the president of the Parole Board of Queensland to block offenders from being granted early release for up to 10 years at a time.
Fifteen men linked to a 40-person Brisbane brawl where bamboo, swords, axes and knives were used as weapons have been arrested by Queensland Police.The fight, which took place on the city's southside, erupted on Daw Road, Runcorn, about 10.