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Duo convicted over Miami Vice-style cocaine smuggling operation

Duo convicted over Miami Vice-style cocaine smuggling operation

The men bought tools from Bunnings to cut the drugs from hiding spots in the fibreglass boat.

  • by Warren Barnsley

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Queensland husband says wife had a 'zeal to die'

Queensland husband says wife had a 'zeal to die'

A Queensland man accused of encouraging his wife to take her own life claimed she had a "zest and zeal" for death and her suicide attempts were "hiccups".

  • by Warren Barnsley
Clive Palmer's $4.6m gift to his wife was 'hardly wild', court told
Clive Palmer

Clive Palmer's $4.6m gift to his wife was 'hardly wild', court told

Clive Palmer is on an overseas holiday as his lawyers attempt to unfreeze more than $500 million of his assets.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Gold Coast woman hoped for lotto win to live: friend
Mental health

Gold Coast woman hoped for lotto win to live: friend

A Queensland woman who took her own life allegedly at the encouragement of her husband felt like the only way out of dying was to win the lottery, a court has heard.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Bible remark raises questions over witness in suicide case
Gold Coast

Bible remark raises questions over witness in suicide case

A subtle point about the biblical reference for the end of days has seen a witness in a Brisbane Supreme Court trial called into question over the death of her sister.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Queensland judge recuses himself from Palmer trial
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Queensland judge recuses himself from Palmer trial

Clive Palmer has denied recusing the judge in his Brisbane Supreme Court battle against liquidators was a failed attempt to delay his trial.

  • by Warren Barnsley
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Queensland researcher remanded over alleged US conspiracy crimes
Crime

Queensland researcher remanded over alleged US conspiracy crimes

PHD student Reza Dehbashi Kivi, 38, is accused of eight offences related to the prohibited exportation of electronic equipment to Iran.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Qld teacher accused of having sex with student suspended: Tribunal
Education

Qld teacher accused of having sex with student suspended: Tribunal

Man allegedly had relationships with two other former students, teaching body says.

  • by Alison Brown
Church's 'wall of silence' saw Boystown Beaudesert boys abused
Crime

Church's 'wall of silence' saw Boystown Beaudesert boys abused

A peadophile teacher used the boys for his own "perverse, sexual pleasure with little to no regard to their well-being".

  • by Warren Barnsley
Credit union boss allegedly gave wife 'sham redundancy'
Brisbane

Credit union boss allegedly gave wife 'sham redundancy'

BCU alleges couple claimed bogus “living away from home expenses” despite living nearby.

  • by Alison Brown
Man jailed over depraved and degrading sex attacks on kids, bestiality
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Crime

Man jailed over depraved and degrading sex attacks on kids, bestiality

One victim was assaulted from age 11 until she was 16, and also made to perform sex acts on a younger child.

  • by Aaron Bunch