A former journalist accused of threatening a mental health nurse and warning he would unleash pandemonium on the street after asking about shooting lessons has successfully applied for bail.James Michael Waugh will be released from custody, but is to receive mental health treatment as an inpatient in Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital.
A man is dead and a group of teenagers are facing serious charges after a crash involving an allegedly stolen car and a motor scooter east of Brisbane.The 59-year-old rider was rushed to hospital following the crash at Wynnum West about 9.
5 million in suspected criminal proceeds have been confiscated in Queensland, and the state's Crime and Corruption Commission expects to seize millions more.Motorbikes, cars, jewellery and the proceeds of sold properties brought in close to $3 million following two drug trafficking investigations by police.
Weeks before Bruce Saunders was found in a woodchipper, Sharon Graham had a premonition about a terrible accident, a court has heard.Graham, 61, and Gregory Lee Roser, 63, are on trial having pleaded not guilty to murder after Mr Saunders, 54, died while working on a property north of Brisbane in November 2017.
A blow-up between an enraged customer and a restaurant employee has divided TikTok over who's in the wrong. Find out what happened.
The mother of murdered Mackay woman Shandee Blackburn says flaws exposed at Queensland's troubled forensic laboratory are the "tip of the iceberg".Evidence heard on Monday on the first day of a commission of inquiry's public hearings revealed changes to DNA threshold limits were introduced in part to save the laboratory time and money.
Australia's largest publicly owned wind farm will be built in Queensland, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk pouring $766 million into the project as she seeks to reboot the state's energy policy.The project in the South Burnett, northwest of Brisbane, will include up to 150 turbines and potentially generate enough electricity to power 230,000 homes.
Police are trying to establish the man’s movements leading up to his death on the Sunshine Coast. Find out more.
The night Bruce Saunders was found in a woodchipper Sharon Graham moved into his room, soon sharing the bed with murder co-accused Gregory Lee Roser, a court has heard.And the day after his death, Graham had allegedly produced Mr Saunders' will, saying he had "left everything to her".
An 'incredibly unusual' weather event has caused chaos across NSW and Queensland. Find out what happened.
A decision to change testing processes in Queensland that means thousands of DNA samples are being re-tested did not reach the minister-in-charge at the time.Deputy Premier Steven Miles was health minister in 2018 when the threshold limits were changed at the state-run forensics lab.
A Queensland family was 'screaming in pain' after their five-month-old puppy was mauled by another dog. Find out what happened.
A change to planning rules to allow Queenslanders to rent out their granny flats will increase affordable housing stocks, the state government says.Restrictions on who can live in granny flats will be removed so secondary dwellings can be rented on the open market, according to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
As ocean temperatures continue to rise, scientists are calling for a global approach to climate-related reef research.Australian researchers have been tracking the country's reef populations for more than a decade and say warmer water affects tropical and temperate reef fish communities differently.
Independent news site Crikey says its defamation fight against media mogul Lachlan Murdoch will be a battle against censorship and a landmark test of the "public interest" defence.Last month the co-chair of News Corp filed defamation proceedings against Crikey over a June 29 opinion piece by politics editor Bernard Keane regarding hearings into former US president Donald Trump and the Capitol riots in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021.
A single mum is struggling to find an affordable house to rent after losing her long-term rental home. Find out more.
Three of Ballistic Beer Co's drinks are being recalled with the brewer warning about the possibility of exploding cans.
A fire that burned for three days on a ship berthed at a West Australian port was the tenth on a vessel owned by the German parent company, a report has found.The BBC Rhonetal was docked at Port Hedland when the fire was sparked in the lower cargo hold as the crew used a plasma torch to cut welded sea fastenings in March 2021, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation found.
Soon after Bruce Saunders was found in a woodchipper, Sharon Graham tried to claim she was still in a relationship with her ex-partner "because of the insurance", a court has been told.Graham, 61, and Gregory Lee Roser, 63, have pleaded not guilty to murder after Mr Saunders, 54, died while working on a property north of Brisbane in November 2017.
An accountant who offered massages after losing his job during the COVID-19 pandemic claimed to be a qualified therapist but only to meet the requirements of his online advert.Abhishek Kumar Shaw admitted sexually assaulting a client during a massage in her home in 2020 after she requested his services.
Queensland has begun its journey to unlocking a green energy corridor in the state's north after signing a trade memorandum of understanding with three of Korea's largest conglomerates for hydrogen exports.The government's MOU with a hydrogen consortium consisting of companies Korea Zinc, SK Gas and Hanwha Impact together with Queensland-based Ark energy seeks to further develop the existing trade partnership with the state.
Swift action has been taken against two senior staff members at Queensland's forensic lab as work continues to retest thousands of DNA samples that were initially overlooked.An interim report handed down on Tuesday exposed serious shortfalls that centre on a failure to test samples under a certain DNA threshold.