A woman who admitted to acts of bestiality with her dog is sentenced to probation after lamenting the charges have “ruined my life”.
The federal Attorney-General is caught on camera making disparaging remarks about his Queensland conservative colleagues and a potential revisiting of the LNP merger.
Defence lawyers for the Queensland man accused of killing the McCulkin family in the 1970s attack the reliability of the key witness.
The Brisbane Lions say they knew nothing of Craig Lambert’s issues related to the Lachie Whitfield saga before recruiting him, but the AFL did.
Two Queensland senators shrug off criticism from Federal Attorney-General George Brandis, who labelled his state LNP colleagues “very, very mediocre”.
The family of Annette Mason, who was bludgeoned to death in her bedroom when she was 15, is hopeful a new inquest will lead to the conviction of her killer.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull backs Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls, who has been facing criticism from within his own Liberal National Party.
The man accused of killing Caboolture toddler Mason Jet Lee is denied bail in the Supreme Court.
The waters of Moreton Bay are littered with windsails as raceboarding competitors take part in this year’s world championships.
The Catholic Church in Australia will set up an independent company to name and shame publicly church bodies that that fail to abide by a new code of practice to protect children and vulnerable adults. The company, Catholic Professional Standards, is being established in the wake of a litany of failures by church authorities, identified through the child abuse Royal Commission. The Archbishop of Brisbane, Mark Coleridge, acknowledges that the church has ‘betrayed trust’ but asserts that, despite the company being structurally bound to the church, it will be ‘functionally independent’.