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Latest news: Queensland

Brisbane overtakes Canberra as second-most expensive capital city

The Queensland capital now sits only behind Sydney for median house value as the government pledges more funding to its housing plan in the budget.

Manhunt continues after ‘awful murder’ of elderly woman in Queensland

A 70-year-old woman has been stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park near Ipswich, with authorities urged to "throw the book" at her killer.

Already soaked, Queensland braces for more wild weather

Monsoonal rain and thunderstorms are developing across an already soaked far north Queensland.  With severe conditions expected to persist into next week, relief crews are on standby for more wild weather, with another...

Cast your votes, close elections on the cards in 2024

Voters in the ACT, Queensland and the NT will head to the polls in 2024, with a tight by-election contest in a federal Victorian seat also taking place.

Three more dead as storms ravage Queensland, three missing

A young girl has died in Brisbane, a body been found in Moreton Bay and one in the Mary River, while three more people are missing after storms in Queensland.

Lehrmann defence plan to quiz Toowoomba rape case witnesses

In an attempt to prevent rape allegations proceeding to trial, former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann's legal defence team intends to cross-examine witnesses.

‘Time for renewal’: Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk quits

Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced she will quit as Queensland premier next week, saying now is the time to find out what else life has to offer.

Man ‘posted online video threat’ after Queensland police shootings

A US citizen has been accused of posting a video online threatening violence against police days after a religiously-motivated terrorist attack in Queensland.

Tropical Cyclone Jasper set to intensify off Queensland

Tropical Cyclone Jasper has been upgraded to a category 3 system and is expected to strengthen further as it moves towards the Queensland coast. 

FBI arrest man in US over 2022 Queensland shooting deaths

The FBI have arrested a man in connection to a domestic terror attack in Queensland that claimed six lives a year ago, including two police officers.

Four arrested after 4WD crashes into 30 cars in Sydney

Police have arrested four people after a four-wheel drive reported stolen in Queensland smashed into dozens of vehicles after a pursuit in Sydney.

Body found amid battle to contain Queensland blazes

A body has been found in southern Queensland where a bushfire has destroyed five homes and caused more than 50 people to flee.