Former minister claims he voluntarily stopped abusing boy

A SEX OFFENDING minister was not sentenced today because he contends he voluntarily stopped the abuse against a victim, his lawyer said.

Workplace horror: Doctors use toe to replace crushed thumb

Dean Reid lost his ring fingers on both hands and his right thumb when industrial rollers he was working with closed on him in May last year.

Why National Safe Work Month is so important

Accused in strangulation case denied bail

A 21-year-old Brassall man has been denied police bail and remanded in custody to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

A 21-year-old has been denied police bail

Toddler taken to hospital with snake bite

The red bellied black snake caught by Christian Andersen.

Young patient assessed after puncture wounds found

Teacher sent naked pics to student, flirted on Grindr

Relationship exposed when teacher went to school's pastor

WATCH: Police release CCTV footage of Goodna robbery

An armed robbery took place at the IGA in Goodna at 6am this morning (27-9-16).

Masked men armed with large hammer hold up store

Greyhound trainer has to fight for Lockyer Valley property

Greyhound trainer Tom Noble has been banned for life after the live baiting controversy.
Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Hearing for greyhound trainer to fight for Lockyer Valley property.

Baden-Clay decision shows appeal judges are 'out of touch'

Citing the Court of Appeal’s decision to downgrade Gerard Baden-Clay’s (pictured) murder conviction to manslaughter, Judge Clive Wall says “too much emphasis” is placed on offenders by the Court of Appeal.

Judge says some colleagues are touch with victims, community.

Mini cities mean mega profits for developers

Community Farms are spaces of Joy & Connection

Are there really thousands of new jobs in these big projects?

Construction job losses as new industry to rule in Gladstone

A NEW industry will offset job losses in the construction sector.

Helping to avert a suicide

"The human connection will be key"

Technology aims to connect people with mental health professionals

YOUR SAY: MasterChef Australia serves up mediocre judges

Masterchef judge George Calombaris

George Calombaris 'well-noted for his bad table manners'

The most Colourful Vietnam Markets | Bac Ha Market!

Jolene Ejmont at the Most Colourful Markets in Vietnam, the famous Bac Ha Market!

The most Colourful Vietnam Markets | Bac Ha Market!

You can support diversity without misgivings

You can support diversity without misgivings

You can support diversity without misgivings

Paris Motor Show 2016

Renault Trezor Concept

Some of the highlights of the giant 2016 Paris Motor Show in France

Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV has been revealed, with Holden saying it will be sold in Australia in 2017 as part of its SUV line-up.Photo: Contributed

Holden's new mid-sIZe SUV for 2017 will be based on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV...

Samsung Family Hub

Jeremy Senior, Head of Home Appliances at Samsung Electronics Australia at the launch of the Samsung Family Hub fridge

Photos from the launch of the Samsung Family Hub fridge

Pacifica 2016

Goodna State School Year 5 and 6 boys performed the haka to open the festival.

Goodna State School celebrated Polenesian culture with the 2016 Polynesian...

2016 Emmy Awards red carpet

Sophie Turner arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

The stars of the small screen arrive at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los...

Rosetta Probe to Crash into Comet

Probe will crash into comet after 2 years of collecting data.

The European Space Agency will end its comet tracking mission by crashing probe...

Train Crash Causes Commuter Chaos

Train smashed into platform, bringing down part of the roof.

Witnesses say train did not slow down as it approached station.

Former MP Caught in Firefight

Former MP was visiting a friend when he got too close to the action.

Wyatt Roy has been caught in crossfire near the Syria and Iraq border.