Queensland

God talk on the outer in Qld schools

Spreading Christianity in school yards is to be discouraged under a new directive from the Queensland education department. CHRISTMAS cards and Jesus talk may be quashed in Queensland school yards after a review into religious instruction by the state’s education department. The Australianhas today revealed that the move to discourage …

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Is this the luckiest newsagency in Australia?

Springfield couple win Lotto. A QUEENSLAND newsagency is being hailed as the luckiest in Australia are raking in thousands of dollars in prize money. Sprinfield Fair News at Springfield Shopping Centre in Ipswich has sold four Saturday Gold Lotto division one winners since 2005, as well as a few division …

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Screams as ex-lover is allegedly set alight in bed

A MAN has been charged after a woman was allegedly doused in an accelerant and set alight on Brisbane’s northern bayside. Courtesy: Sunrise/Channel 7 Police outside the Bracken Ridge, Brisbane, home where a woman was set on fire. Photo Adam Armstrong A 27-year-old man will face court later today on …

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Man forgets daughter after rugby tackle

Liam Cullen has been left unable to work after suffering a brain injury in a tackle during a country rugby league match in 2014. Picture: Shine Lawyers A QUEENSLAND country rugby league player who forgot he had a three-week-old child after a crunching tackle is suing an opposition team for …

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Girl ‘tortured on electric fence’ by stepfather

A Queensland goat farmer zapped his young stepdaughter with a cattle prod and forced her to hold onto an electric fence as he beat her with a plastic pipe, a court has heard. A QUEENSLAND goat farmer zapped his young stepdaughter with a cattle prod and forced her to hold …

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Sex shop fight ‘bizarre, if not unbelievable’

A Queensland man’s troubles multiplied when a loaded handgun, methamphetamine, nunchucks, steroids and Rebels bikie paraphernalia were found in his home. A CONVERSATION in a sex shop while his young daughter waited in a car outside was the beginning of Peter Warren Barnes’ problems. The 50-year-old Sunshine Coast man’s troubles …

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Push to overhaul ‘out of control’ Schoolies

Police question teens after more than 60 students destroyed a Gold Coast apartment in a violent and drug-fuelled­ party at last year’s Schoolies festival. They smashed an entire wall and furniture, leaving a $40,000 repair bill. Photographs show topless Year 12 school leavers dancing on balconies, bongs left in stairwells …

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It costs more to park at hospital than the airport

14-year-old Gidon Goodman has successfully petitioned the NSW government to dramatically reduce the state’s hospital parking fees. Courtesy: The Project There’ll be more subsidised parking in Queensland hospitals from October. Picture: Adam Smith IN A win for people power, the Queensland government has announced it will double the number of …

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‘My house smells like a morgue’

Solicitor Adam Magill, outside Brisbane Magistrates Court, says his client, Nicholas John Crilley, is facing “quite heinous” allegations after his girlfriend was found with significant injuries in a flat in the Brisbane suburb of Bulimba. Mr Magill says Crilley is in a “precarious” position after being wounded during a police …

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Australia’s most misogynist party?

The Qld LNP state conference has voted to call for a ban on headscarves for young children. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at the Liberal National Party state conference in Brisbane last Saturday. Picture: Dan Peled IS this Australia’s most misogynist political party? Less than a week ago, members of …

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