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'Black guy repellent' racial vilification case settled
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'Black guy repellent' racial vilification case settled

The case was settled after it came before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

  • by Lucy Stone

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Brisbane man jailed for fatal punch on father

Brisbane man jailed for fatal punch on father

Mark English died in hospital three days later, devastating his wife, Varri Telfer, who witnessed the blow.

  • by Aaron Bunch
Queensland man who buried his wife twice is acquitted of murder
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Queensland man who buried his wife twice is acquitted of murder

Edmund Ian Riggs was instead found guilty of the manslaughter of his wife of 17 years, Patricia, in September 2001 at their home in Redcliffe.

  • by Warren Barnsley
We must truly honour the legacy of Queensland's slain children
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We must truly honour the legacy of Queensland's slain children

The faces and names of Queensland’s slain children - Mason, Tiahleigh, Tyrell, Hemi, Matthew and Kyhesha-Lee – are etched deep in our consciousness.

  • by Lindsay Wegener
Queensland AFP officer loses cartoon child pornography appeal

Queensland AFP officer loses cartoon child pornography appeal

Police officer failed to convince a court he shouldn't have been jailed for accessing child pornography because most of the images were cartoons.

  • by Christine Flatley
Sisters' condition 'consistent with genital mutilation', court told

Sisters' condition 'consistent with genital mutilation', court told

The doctor who examined two girls suspected of being subject to genital mutilation believes it is unlikely their current conditions were caused by "natural variation".

  • by Warren Barnsley
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Jury considers its verdict in Riggs murder trial
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Jury considers its verdict in Riggs murder trial

A jury has retired to determine if a Queensland man who admits causing his wife's death during an argument and burying her twice is her murderer.

  • by Warren Barnsley
LNP accused of 'political point scoring' over Robert Fardon text
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LNP accused of 'political point scoring' over Robert Fardon text

Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath has accused the opposition of "cheap, inaccurate political point scoring" over a notorious sex offender.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
No bail for Brisbane airport bomb hoax suspect
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No bail for Brisbane airport bomb hoax suspect

A man who allegedly caused the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport after pulling out a knife and claiming to have a bomb has been remanded in custody.

  • by Aaron Bunch
Queensland woman denies genital mutilation

Queensland woman denies genital mutilation

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of removing a child from the state for female genital mutilation.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Queensland man in custody on strangulation, kidnapping charges

Queensland man in custody on strangulation, kidnapping charges

The 29-year-old allegedly went to their home in the Logan area at the weekend, choked the woman and then forcing her and the children into a car.