Gympie

Breakthrough in Gympie burnt torso case

Detectives probing the baffling discovery of a man's charred torso on a Queensland roadside have made a breakthrough.

Gympie MP David Gibson claims police officer 'delivered death threats' for LNP

Queensland MP David Gibson.

Amy Remeikis Retiring LNP MP David Gibson has used parliamentary privilege to accuse a fellow party member and police officer of warning against questioning his loyalty as he had "delivered death threats on...

Could remains solve Gympie torso mystery?

Queensland police

Remains found in forestry near Tin Can Bay could belong to a headless torso found last year.

Gympie MP David Gibson's former friend referred to the ethics committee

Amy Remeikis The man who revealed Gympie MP David Gibson's past has been referred to the parliamentary ethics committee.

$500 million new money for Gympie 'danger' stretch of Bruce Highway

Tony Moore Seventeen "new" Bruce Highway projects are set to begin in the next four years.

Rooftop rescues in Gympie as man remains missing

Residents in the Gympie area, north of Brisbane, are being rescued from rooftops while one person remains missing in floodwaters.

Flood-ravaged Gympie wonders, 'where to from here?'

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Natalie Bochenski Gympie politicians believe the town’s famous resilience is being threatened by the sheer frequency of flood events.

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Company offers helping hand to flooded Gympie

Tony Moore The company that helped relocate Grantham in 2011 has offered to kickstart a flood-proofing plan for water-logged Gympie - for free.

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Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

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Tony Moore Queensland now lays claim to being home to some of Australia's worst youth unemployment regions, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Police officer begs drivers to take care on roads

A crash on Queensland's New England Highway, west of Brisbane, on August 19, 2014.

Teagan West “I ask you - no I beg you - say no to the choices that cause the traffic crashes," officer writes.

Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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Queensland's toughest koala returns to the wild

Timberwolf survived an hour clinging to a car grille after being hit on the Bruce Highway.

Kim Stephens Timberwolf, the koala who clung to a car grill for nearly 90 kilometres last month and received nothing more than a torn fingernail, has returned to the wild.

Wolvi 'shaken' by Kirra-Lea McLoughlin death

Wolvi mother Kirra-Lea McLoughlin.

Kristian Silva Police expected to interview victim's partner.

Car clue in Cedar Pocket torso investigation

Kristian Silva Police investigating a baffling case where a burnt human torso was found on the side of a rural Queensland road have identified a car seen in the area prior to the body being found.

Bruce Highway traffic delayed by truck crash

A truck rollover at Murrumba Downs spilled wood chips on the Bruce Highway and delayed traffic during the afternoon rush.

Kristian Silva Truck rollover on the Bruce Highway closed southbound lanes and caused delays into the afternoon peak on Wednesday afternoon.

Koala clings to car for 88km after hit near Maryborough

Koala

He might be Australia's toughest koala or perhaps he's the luckiest.

Estimates hearings a comical farce

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis Don't blame it on the government. Don't blame it on the opposition. Don't blame it on the questioning. Blame it on estimates.

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Woman charged with murder after burnt torso investigation

Qld police

Kristian Silva A woman has been charged with murder by police investigating the discovery of a burnt human torso near Gympie last year.

Police investigate death of Wolvi woman

Kristian Silva Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman, who died in hospital after an alleged assault on July 17.

Tradie may shed light on torso 'murder'

Qld police

Queensland police hope a tradesperson or cleaner can shed light on the case of a man allegedly murdered and decapitated by his partner.