Local Brisbane Queensland news, Australia
A large bloody shooting reported in Brisbane.
A group of four gunmen created a chaos at the Didbrook street home in Robertson on Wednesday evening at around 7:40 pm. This deadly home invasion hospitalized a 38-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. He is currently admitted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital of Brisbane. The man was shot in the leg in the South Brisbane and left bleeding. The attackers fled from the scene after the man was shot.
Witness Ray Maninoa reported that the scene left the man's partner and kids terrified. The four gunmen are believed to be Caucasian, and we're dressed black. The police are in search of these men. Detectives have been deployed to investigate the case. The police have appealed the people with any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Brisbane man charged with domestic violence.
A 45-year-old woman was found dead in her home on Hemlock Court in the Moreton Bay suburb of Narangba on Tuesday, April 28, at around 4:00 pm. It has been believed that she was a victim of domestic violence. Emergency services were called to her home, and investigation of the murder is going on. Her body has been sent for postmortem.
A man, 50-year-old, has been arrested after charged with domestic violence and as a suspect of her murder. After the inspection, detectives have reported that the man was known to the woman. He appeared in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Couty on Thursday, April 30. Police have urged the people to find any case of domestic violence to report it on 1800 737 732.
Fine of $1300 levied on a woman for sitting on Brisbane health worker.
A Brisbane woman was charged for spitting on Brisbane health worker after getting frustrated by the delay at Prince Charles Hospital on Tuesday. She spat on the security guard of the hospital while leaving. She was fined with $1300, which was announced on the spot of the incidence. Apart from this case, three other cases of insulting the health workers were reported in the city. The health authority issued a fine on people disobeying coronavirus ordinance and insulting essential health workers.
The state government has recorded increasing attacks on frontline health workers. Health Minister Steven Miles said that people are threatening health workers with cough as a weapon. He called this act "disgusting" and dangerous as a knife.
Lease agreement forced the Brisbane Big W store to close overnight.
The Big W store of Brisbane was forced to close overnight due to the lease agreement amidst coronavirus. It has been reported that the store was underperforming for months, due to which its operation was halted on Wednesday morning. The retailer is located in the Calamvale of South Brisbane. A spokesperson from Big W has said that it was "difficult decision" to shut down the store.
Big W announced the closures of 30 stores across the country due to poor performance. The stores in Fairfield, Auburn and Chullora in New South Wales are already closed in February. However, the termination of the lease agreement, the store at Calamvale was closed overnight.
Amy McMahon set the aim to unseat Jackie Trad again in the state election.
Amy McMahon, the former climate change researcher, will again fight for the seat against Jackie Trad after a defeat in the state election in 2017. Greens' leader McMahon tried gunning Jackie Trad in the South Brisbane electorate in the last election. However, Trad won the election with just 500 votes and became the deputy Premier of the city.
Ms McMahon said that Queensland needs a change and stop electing politicians dependent on millions of dollars in corporate donations. She showcased immense confidence when she was asked about the last election. She said it is not the time for politics and she is focused on the election which is going to take place next month.
Brisbane pleaded guilty to harass, rape and burn a woman for 23 days.
A woman, aged 22, was continuously beaten and raped for 23-days by a Brisbane man. The man burnt her and left her to die. The severe injuries of the woman made paramedics assumed her dead. Nicholas John Crilley, 34, was charged for harassing the woman and 23-day attack in June 2017. The drug-induced violence on the woman was brutal and gave her grievous injuries.
The Brisbane District Court heard the accusations and pleaded the man guilty of torturing, raping and buying the woman on Tuesday. The prosecutor Sandra Cupina reported that Crilley beat and raped the woman for 23 days and pour bring water on her genitals. 46% of her body was burnt with deep lacerations and several broken bones.