Category: CM QLD News and Photos

Rise of ‘geriatric’ mums shows no sign of abating

The number of older mums is on the rise and they are having healthy babies, a new report released today from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed.

FULL LIST: Rooftop bar, market sites added to exposure list

A Fortitude Valley restaurant and a rooftop bar has been added to the growing list of Queensland Covid-19 exposure sites.

Qld film set rocked by lockdown breach allegations

Police have been called to the set of the Jessica Watson biopic on the Gold Coast after complaints the production was breaching the state’s lockdown rules.

FULL LIST: FNQ venues, West End Markets added to Covid-19 exposure sites

Queensland’s Covid-19 exposure sites have been updated, with venues extending to Far North Queensland, as well as a busy inner-Brisbane marketplace.

‘Couldn’t help herself’: Brisbane mum’s sordid sexts to teen exposed

A Brisbane mother who sent explicit photos of her breasts to her teenage son’s 14-year-old friend and asked him to send her naked images in return told the child she knew her sexual advances were inappropriate but she “couldn’t help herself”.

Interactive search: Where to get Covid vaccine

As our state battles the Delta variant, Queensland is currently sitting second last for vaccination rates in the country.

Health Minister slammed over ‘bad’ jab advice

The Health Minister is giving “bad advice” and putting Queenslanders at risk by encouraging people to go to different locations for their two Covid shots, doctors warn.

IT’S BACK: Sell-out Brisbane lasagne drive-thru to reopen

A drive-through lasagne pop-up is launching in Brisbane at 2pm on Wednesday, serving up your pasta dreams while providing a helping hand for financially struggling hospitality staff.

‘Don’t move the virus’: Key to lockdown lifting is in our hands

Southeast Queensland’s strict lockdown will only be lifted if new Covid-19 cases had spent their infectious periods in quarantine, with authorities hoping the stringent stay-at-home orders will “burn out” the virus.

Everyone appearing in Brisbane court today

SUPREME AND DISTRICT COURTS BRISBANE: Wednesday 4 August 2021: NOTICES: Notice to legal practitioners in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic – https://www.courts.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/690877/notice-to-legal-practitioners-in-relation-to-the-covid-19-pandemic.pdf.

Tradie‘s shock drug stash revealed

A tradie has been warned he could be in jail until well into his 70s while fronting court over a shocking drug stash.

Border turmoil as NSW tells residents to stay home

Queensland’s border “bubble” with NSW has burst, plunging tens of thousands of people into turmoil.

‘Bloody furious’: Lockdown anger as economy takes $700m hit

Queensland’s eight-day Covid-19 lockdown will wipe $700m from the state’s economy experts have predicted, as business peak bodies warn the shutdown could have a catastrophic impact.

Decision imminent on Ekka public holiday’s move to long weekend

It is still not known whether the state government will cancel the Ekka show holiday but Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said she expected a decision to be made shortly.

‘Utter nonsense’: Fake badges found as police squash coup attempt

Counter-terrorism police have foiled a plot by conspiracy theorists to “overthrow” the government by forming their own police force by organising hundreds of replica police badges and drawing up arrest warrants for government officials.