After 15 schooners, Alen Kovac drove to a Brisbane residence and took part in a home invasion that forced a family to leave and never return.A dispute between neighbours escalated into a violent attack after Kovac arrived to assist his mates - Russell and his son Trent Hirst - in April 2021, Brisbane District Court was told.
In a bid to stop his wife attending an expensive medical appointment, a cash-strapped Queensland man made a bomb threat.Worried about the cost of his wife's IVF treatment, the man tried to prevent her from travelling to a clinic by claiming there was an explosive device on her bus route.
Winter could be a thing of the past for much of Australia without aggressive climate change action, a new predictive tool suggests.The mobile app draws on temperature records and 2050 climate projections developed by the CSIRO to demonstrate what life could be like in more than 15,000 locations across Australia.
The Queensland man accused of abducting his own mother, who was later found dead, was on bail at the time of the alleged offending.Slade Murdok, 30, was arrested on Wednesday after his 61-year-old mother Wendy Sleeman went missing.
The body of a missing Queensland mother has been uncovered in the back of a car hours after her son was charged over her disappearance.
A privately rented garage where the two-day search for a Gold Coast mother ended in tragedy is being scoured for evidence into her suspected homicide.The body of 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman was discovered in a blue Honda jazz stored at a unit complex in Brisbane's inner north on Thursday.
Young survivor of the Gold Coast helicopter crash, Nicholas Tadros, may have to get a life-altering amputation. Read more here.
A man accused of kidnapping has had a bail bid knocked back as police allege evidence of planning in the disappearance of his mother.Wheelchair-bound with visible marks to his head, Slade Murdok sat quietly for the majority of his bail application in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday.
A former Queensland stockbroker who acted as a "master manipulator" to steal $1.2 million in shares from his clients has been jailed for 11 years.
Passengers have been forced to stay overnight at the airport for more than 16 hours. Find out what happened.
The Queensland premier says her government is keen to take over Copperstring, a 1000-kilometre, high voltage electricity transmission network in the northwest of the state.The project seeks to connect the North West Minerals Province, its cities of Mount Isa and Cloncurry and its significant resource deposits to the national electricity grid.
No matter your plans for January 26, here's a breakdown of opening hours for major retailers in your state.
A man has been arrested over the disappearance of a Gold Coast woman after blood was found at her Elanora home.A crime was declared at the Elanora home after a large amount of blood was found at the scene on Tuesday, and an alert was issued for a "high-risk" missing woman, Wendy Sleeman.
A shortcut taken by one council worker didn't go unnoticed by residents, who were shocked by the 'lazy' move. Find out more.
Tugboats remain on standby after emergency repairs stabilised a cargo ship taking on water off the Queensland coast.The Panama-flagged bulk carrier Frontier Unity reported seven metres of water in its engine room and that its pumps had stopped working, Maritime Safety Queensland general manager Kell Dillon told AAP.
Queensland spends the least on social housing services nationally when measured against the size of its population.The state's net recurrent expenditure equalled just over $130 per person in 2021-22, data released by the Productivity Commission shows.
A Townsville man was greeted by a surprise visitor when taking out his bin on Monday morning. Find out what happened.
Australians who like to kill exotic species imported more than 1000 hunting trophies in the space of eight years, including those of hippos, giraffes, zebras, polar bears and lions.Official wildlife trade data, collated in a new report by the Australian chapter of the Humane Society International, shows Aussies have an enduring appetite for big-game hunting.
A cargo ship taking on water off the Queensland coast is being escorted to safety by tugboats after sparking an emergency response.The Panama-flagged bulk carrier Frontier Unity reported seven metres of water in its engine room while heading to Hay Point near Mackay on Tuesday.
Less than two weeks after applying for parole, a man serving 10 years for manslaughter died of a heart attack in his prison cell, an inquest has been told.Mirko Civic, 70, was found unresponsive in bed by another prisoner at Palen Creek Correctional Centre west of Brisbane on September 16, 2018.
The video of the tourist's rescue from Fraser Island has been viewed over 3 million times. See what happened.
A Queensland doctor accused of serious assault and choking has been granted bail with a temporary overnight curfew and no surety required.The doctor, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with three counts of choking, suffocation or strangulation in a domestic relationship, one count of assault occasioning bodily harm and one count of assault.
A Queensland woman who used an axe to kill her boyfriend has sought bail on a new string of alleged offences including wounding someone.Emma Louise Ney, 41, was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in jail in March 2011 after being found guilty of the manslaughter of 52-year-old Graham Haynes in April 2007 at the couple's Acacia Ridge home south of Brisbane.