Kim Stephens Queensland’s Department of Justice says the abandoned Brisbane law courts demolition site poses no threat to public health, after fears were raised it was riddled with asbestos.
Kim Stephens An asbestos removalist says a prime CBD development site could be riddled with the cancer causing fibre.
Amy Remeikis Fresh from passing the nation’s “toughest bikie laws” Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie will now alter legislation to bypass the courts to keep the state’s “worst sex offenders in jail” for life.
Staff Reporters A Queensland judge has adjourned a hearing over comments the premier made about courts granting bail to bikies.
Daniel Hurst Brisbane's existing Supreme Court site could be used for a four- or five-star hotel development under a Liberal National Party plan to sell off state government-owned CBD land for tourism uses.
Tony Moore Brisbane's 10 federal magistrates are drowning in family disputes, with the number of cases growing by 9.3 per cent, and the number yet to be finalised swelling by 21 per cent, Australia-wide.
Kristian Silva Police deny they have been left red-faced by serial conman Peter Foster, who spent more than a year on the run before his arrest near Byron Bay on Tuesday.
Amy Remeikis Damaging the Great Barrier Reef just got more expensive. As part of the Environmental Protection Act, passed overnight, courts will be asked to consider the significance of the Great Barrier Reef to...
Kim Stephens After years of false starts, Brisbane's tallest building is set to finally get off the ground.
Kim Stephens Rebekka Meyer, the 22-year-old Danish cyclist killed by a truck at a Brisbane intersection last month, will be honoured by fellow Brisbane cyclists with a memorial ride on Wednesday morning.
Amy Remeikis A Solomon's Island woman has made an impassioned plea to the Australian government not to separate her from her children, including a two-year-old daughter.
Former Redcliffe MP Scott Driscoll has been charged with 16 offences including fraud and soliciting secret commissions.
Three people will face courts in Queensland today over the torture and bashing death of a Gold Coast man in what's believed to be a drug related murder.
Cameron Atfield It was once the crowded centrepiece of Brisbane's most revered sporting moment – the 1982 Commonwealth Games.
Kristian Silva Disgruntled father created websites claiming Gold Coast school principal was a "sexual predator".
Kim Stephens An adult store in Brisbane's north-west has been thrown out of its premises, following controversy over its close proximity to a childcare centre.
Amy Remeikis For possibly the 50th time this term, Premier Campbell Newman has confirmed the worst kept rumours in Queensland politics.
Marissa Calligeros A suitcase which sparked a bomb scare in Brisbane's CBD on Wednesday has been found to contain nothing but clothes and personal belongings.
Kim Stephens Rats, mice and cockroaches in the kitchen – it's the stuff of nightmares for a public with an insatiable appetite for dining out
Tony Fitzgerald A full transcript of Tony Fitzgerald's remarks, distributed at Wednesday night's public lecture, which was sponsored by Griffith University and the Queensland State Library.