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Lieutenant Sean Sargent could have been leading a double life before he went missing 17 years ago, after a man claimed to have seen him at a Brisbane gay bar in the days after he vanished.
She's got koala-ity moves! 'Pole-dancing' marsupial strikes a steamy pose atop a gum tree as things heat up at her sanctuary
The marsupial was pictured grabbing a tree trunk and leaning back like a pole dancer in a strip club at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane.
Family time! Candice shares a loved-up selfie with cricketer hubby David and younger daughter Indi Rae as the Warner clan hit the beach in Brisbane
Candice Warner shared a loved-up snap with her cricketer hubby David and their younger daughter Indi at Southbank beach in Brisbane on Tuesday, ahead of the three-day Test at the Gabba
Man arrested at Brisbane Airport for 'beating a four-month-old girl so badly she has been in hospital for five months with serious brain injuries'
A man has been arrested at Brisbane Airport five months after he allegedly left a baby girl with 'very serious brain injuries' and fled the state.
Human remains found in Brisbane septic tank identified as man killed in 1986 - as police chase suspicious mystery caller
Human remains found in a disused septic tank on a Brisbane property last month have been identified as belonging to a man who lived there before going missing 30 years ago.
Suzi Taylor displays her fuller figure in skimpy bikini as The Block starlet soaks up the summer sun in Brisbane
Former The Block contestant Suzi Taylor displayed a fuller figure in a skimpy black bikini as she soaked up the summer sun at Brisbane's South Bank beach last Tuesday.
Student 'who bludgeoned her mother to death with a floorboard' was the sole beneficiary in the 54-year-old's will - and even left the family home
Simona Zafirovska, 20, who allegedly bludgeoned her Macedonian mother Radica, 56, the death using a floorboard in their Brisbane home, was the sole beneficiary of her estate.
Coles shoppers warned of a Measles outbreak after a man contracted the rare disease and then went shopping
Shoppers have been warned of a measles outbreak after a man, who was unknowingly infected, did his shopping at a Coles supermarket in Kenmore, west of Brisbane.
An 11-year-old Year 6 student was stabbed 'with a pair of scissors' by his classmate at Dakabin State School (pictured), north of Brisbane on Thursday.
Newborn died from a fractured skull after a 'midwife attempted to help free the baby with her fingers during a caesarean birth'
Brisbane Coroner's Court heard newborn Nixon Tonkin died after a midwife from the Royal Brisbane and women's hospital tried to free him during caesarean birth using the pressure from her fingers.
Touching moment drivers stop in peak-hour traffic to help flip a car after it overturns on busy highway
CCTV captured the moment around a dozen drivers stopped on the Riverside Expressway in Brisbane during the Thursday rush hour in order to help flip a crashed car back on to its wheels.
Sure you're just friends? The Bachelor's Faith Williams and The Bachelorette's Jake Ellis do ANOTHER joint appearance after shutting down romance rumours
Faith Williams and Jake Ellis are continuing to fuel romance rumours.
Popular radio host Robin Bailey will join Triple M next year - after her shock sacking from 97.3FM over a bitter contract dispute
Brisbane personality Robin Bailey, 46, has found her feet in the radio work again after she was axed from her breakfast show following a sudden shake-up.
Queensland is hit with terrifying 'GUSTNADO' as supercell storm leaves 35,000 homes without power and a teenage boy is struck by lightning
A rare gustnado, pictured, brought a red-brown sky and then darkness to Queensland's Darling Downs on Saturday afternoon. Half an hour later, a supercell storm hit Brisbane.
Seeing stars? Chris Martin drapes Australian flag across his head as Coldplay continue their A Head Full Of Dreams world tour in Brisbane
Chris Martin draped the Australian flag across his head when took to the stage at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday, as Coldplay continue their A Head Full Of Dreams world tour.
Heartbroken friend reveals how an inconsolable Tyrone Unsworth, 13, told her the day before he committed suicide that the 'kids at school keep telling me to go kill myself'
Tyrone Unsworth, a gay 13-year-old high school student from Brisbane, cried hysterically as he told a friend how kids taunt him and tell him to kill himself just one day before he committed suicide.
Shocking moment patient viciously attacks hospital staff - because he was fed up of waiting to see a doctor
The vicious assault captured on camera at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital show the sick man throwing punches at two members of security.
Outrage as storm warning texts are sent out three hours AFTER dangerous weather slammed Queensland - leaving at least 35,000 without power
Brisbane residents received the alerts at 5.30pm on Saturday hours after most of the destructive storms passed. A strong lightning storm (pictured) left 35,000 homes without power.
Teen struck by lightning and thousands of homes left without electricity as severe thunderstorms made their way through Brisbane
A teenager was struck by lightning, flights were delayed and over 30,000 homes were left without electricity as severe thunderstorms swept through southeast Queensland.
Heartbroken family and friends farewell Tyrone Unsworth, 13, who killed himself after bullies targeted him for being gay - as his devastated mother wears his favourite feather boa
Tyrone Unsworth, the 13-year-old Brisbane school boy bullied so badly about his sexuality that he committed suicide, has been laid to rest auring a funeral on Thursday.
Day one of summer and the heat is on! East coast heatwave brings sweltering 40C conditions as thousands flock to the beach (and who cares about bluebottles?)
Queenslanders are sweating through a potentially deadly heatwave that's set to have Brisbane sweltering through its hottest December day in 15 years.
The price of love! Tradie cops $500 fine after he walked out of Bunnings without paying for a $3 battery because he was nervous about asking out the cashier
A tradie who forgot to pay for a $3 battery at a Bunnings store because he was nervous about asking out the check-out chick has been fined $500 in a Brisbane court.
Michael Atkins 'puts his flat up for urgent sale because he was abused in the street' after being acquitted over the murder of lover Matt Leveson
Michael Atkins, the older lover of missing Matthew Leveson, has placed his $430,000 Brisbane apartment up for 'urgent sale' after he was abused in the street by people who recognized him.
What did YOUR city look like 30 years ago? Incredible timelapse shows how Australia has changed as population ballooned by nine MILLION
Incredible timelapse satellite footage has revealed how Australia's cities have grown in size over the last three decades.
Human remains believed to belong to a male were discovered by a plumber at the back of a property used by Autism Queensland and may have been there for more that ten years.
Shocking moment a cyclist punches a bus driver in the face and grabs him by the neck in 'road rage attack'
A 60-year-old male bus driver has been punched in the face several times by a cyclist in a suspected road rage incident that took place in peak hour traffic in Brisbane.
'You always were my dream girl': High school graduate, 17, avoids jail after he persuaded 12-year-old girl to send naked pictures of herself through Facebook
A Brisbane high school graduate has received two years' probation after he acted 'out of character' when he pressured a 12-year-old girl to send him naked photos over social media.
Cirque du Soleil acrobat and three-time Australian Olympian rushed to hospital after falling on her head during circus performance in Brisbane
Three-time Olympian Lisa Skinner suffered a terrifying fall from rings during a Cirque du Soleil performance in Brisbane on Sunday afternoon. Paramedics (pictured) rushed to her side.
Revealed: Paedophile criminologist Paul Wilson wanted age of consent scrapped and defended child abusers saying they 'look after' their victims
Paul Wilson, 75, who was found guilty of abusing a young girl at his home in the Seventies, published a book in 1981 defending 'man-boy love' and describing child abuse as a 'hobby'.
Heavy rain hammers south-east Queensland flooding Brisbane suburbs - and there's more wild weather on the way
Stationary storms made their way down the Queensland coastline with bayside suburbs in Brisbane recording 113 millimetres of rainfall. Brisbane Airport copped 97mm of rain on Saturday.
The pilot landed safely around 10.50am at the Archerfield Airport, south of Brisbane, after witnesses noticed the aircraft experiencing difficulties with its landing gear an hour earlier.
Au pair brutally bashed in a suburban street leaving her with severe facial injuries - just weeks before she was due to fly home to Poland
The 24-year-old Polish-national was believed to be working in Australia as an au pair and was on her usual evening walk at around 8.30pm on Friday before she was found at a nearby house seeking help.
'We're just friends': The Bachelor's Faith Williams shuts down romance rumours with The Bachelorette's Jake Ellis ...despite Courtney Dober calling them 'the hottest new couple'
The Bachelor's Faith Williams took to Instagram on Friday sharing a snap with The Bachelorette's Jake Ellis while denying romance rumours, saying the reality TV pair are nothing more than friends.
Father jailed for raping the teenage daughter of a man he bashed so badly 15 years ago he was left in a coma for two weeks
A Queensland man has been jailed for seven years for raping a 15-year-old girl who was the daughter of a man he had put into a coma 15 years ago by stomping on his head.
'I love you and miss you': Tragic four-year-old's last words to his dad just before he died 'covered in bruises' - as his mother is charged with his murder
Tragic Gold Coast boy Tyrell Cobb (pictured), 4, who died after allegedly being punched in the stomach, told his father Jason he loved and missed him the last time that they were together.
'They called him a fairy and a gay-boy': Teen, 13, who dreamed of becoming a fashion designer tragically kills himself after being relentlessly bullied about his sexuality at school
A 13-year-old boy has taken his own life after being relentlessly bullied by his peers at a school in Brisbane, Queensland. The boy's mother says he was physically and emotionally targeted for being gay.
‘Nobody said there was a problem’: School where boy, 13, was ‘bullied to death’ says it was not aware of the abuse that led to his suicide
The school where Tyrone Unsworth was bullied for being gay before killing himself claims it was not aware of the two years of torment he was subjected to and would have stopped it if it knew.
The half-dressed hero with the toothless grin: Father-of-four who chased down a runaway driver in his underwear is a carnival worker who drinks only organic beer because 'it's gotta be good for ya'
An 'Australian hero' who chased a man through a Brisbane suburb in his undies after he fell asleep at the wheel and damaged his friend's shop is a carnival worker who only drinks organic beer.
'All I had was me jocks on': Australian becomes a national hero after chasing runaway driver in his pants before giving the 'most Aussie interview ever' to TV reporter
Daniel McConnell, who was branded 'Australian of the year' in a TV broadcast, did not let a lack of clothing stop him from pursuing a man who tried to drive away after smashing into a shop.
New couple alert? The Bachelor's Faith Williams joins The Bachelorette's Jake Ellis at the Kooza opening night in Brisbane...as Lisa Curry and new fiancé Mark Tabone join the arrivals
On Thursday evening, Faith Williams and Jake Ellis stepped out together at Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza opening night in Brisbane
How could anyone be so cruel? Seven puppies found dumped in a skip bin whimpering for dead mother shot in the head - just before rubbish truck that would have crushed them arrived
This border collie cross puppy (pictured) found near Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, would have been crushed in a garbage truck if its six siblings weren't rescued. Their mum was shot dead.
That's POO-r driving! Man ends up covered in human excrement after pulling out in front of a truck carrying three tonnes of sewage
This Toyota HiLux ute (pictured) was covered in human excrement after the driver in Queensland's Lockyer Valley failed to notice a semi-trailer carrying three tonnes of human poo.
'He completely exposed himself and pressed my hand to his crotch': Terrifying moment a woman, 21, was attacked in a store change room
A young Australian woman has spoken out about the shocking moment she was sexually assaulted by a customer in a changing room while working as the manager of a menswear store.
Can YOU answer this advanced chemistry question? Because this six-year-old can: Meet the tiny genius who is already studying Year 12 physics and chemistry
Ras Monroe is now studying year 12 chemistry and physics classes at Kenmore State High School in Brisbane. The six-year-old can answer the most complex questions, but can you?
Neighbours are 'scared' to be living next to Matthew Leveson's older lover in Brisbane's party hotspot – as new police tapes show inconsistencies in his version of events
The neighbours of missing Matthew Leveson's older lover say they're 'scared' to be living in the same Brisbane apartment complex as him.
High-profile criminologist found guilty of playing blindfolded sex games with a young girl and asking her to stroke a cat he held over his exposed genitals
High-profile criminologist Paul Wilson, 75, (pictured leaving Brisbane District Court) has been convicted of playing blindfolded sex games and touching a young girl at his home in the 1970s.
Man, 25, charged over 'bodies in the box' murder 'ignored the screams of his victims and fired a warning shot to intimidate them as the metal toolbox was lowered into a dam'
A man allegedly heard desperate screams from two people crammed inside a tool box before he helped lower their metal tomb into a dam south of Brisbane and left them to die, a court has heard.
Three terrified children covered in blood found wandering on the street after a man 'stabs his ex-wife's new partner to death - before turning the knife on himself'
Three children wandering a Brisbane street covered in blood alerted police to a horrific stabbing where a man had allegedly broken into a home and stabbed his ex-wife's new partner to death.
Pictured: Drunk woman who plowed her car into a children's backyard play swing set and kept driving with them attached to her ROOF
This is the Honda CR-V (pictured) which had a backyard swing set wedged to its roof. A 38-year-old woman from Logan, south of Brisbane, was allegedly almost four times over the legal limit.
Banker, 37, loved partying and bragging about his luxury BMW - before he crashed it into his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend's house and died in the fiery wreck
Former Brisbane banker Neil De Graaf who died after ramming his BMW into his ex-girlfriend's home before setting himself alight had led a dapper lifestyle.
Off the leash: Woman, 27, who admitted to having sex with her pitbull terrier walks free from prison after telling judge it has 'ruined her life'
Jenna Louise Driscoll, 27, let off with a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to having sex with her dog and several other charges following a Brisbane judge hearing the ordeal 'ruined her life'.
7-Eleven caught forcing workers to PAY BACK their wages in cash to managers - as stores 'threaten to sack them if they don't because they can't afford award rates'
Shocking footage has emerged of a Brisbane 7-Eleven employee handing a wad of $50 notes from her paycheck back to her manager to 'keep from losing her job' in 'cash back scam'
Amateur porn shoots, naked guests in the lobby and couples getting frisky in the pool: Insider reveals secrets of working in a five-star hotel
A former five-star hotel employee in Brisbane has spoken about some of the bizarre activities that goes on behind closed doors, including walking in on an amateur porn shoot.
A 46-year-old woman died when she was thrown from her 'spooked' horse and kicked in the head after she hit the ground, while she was riding with a friend south of Brisbane.
Woman, 27, who admitted to having sex with her dog three times burst into tears after a judge told her she would spend the weekend behind bars
Jenna Louise Driscoll, 27, who pleaded guilty to bestiality and drug charges was left sobbing at a Brisbane Court after she was told she must await her sentencing behind bars.
'Repulsive and goes against the order of nature': Woman, 27, who pleaded guilty to having sex with a dog will await sentencing behind bars
Queensland woman Jenna Louise Driscoll, 27, will be sentenced in the Brisbane District Court on Monday after pleading guilty to bestiality and three drug-related charges.
Robin Bailey was 'in talks with rival radio stations' before being 'completely blindsided' by news she was sacked by 97.3FM
Robin Bailey (pictured) was 'in talks with rival radion station Triple M' before the Brisbane breakfast broadcaster was axed from her hosting gig for 97.3FM's Breakfast show on Monday.
A man has been taken into police custody in relation to the alleged fatal shooting of a man in Brisbane on Thursday afternoon. The man surrendered himself to police on Thursday night.
'It's an etiquette thing': Fed-up cafe owner hits back at mother who posted scathing review after she was 'criticised' for changing her baby's dirty nappy twice near customers
A Brisbane coffee shop owner has hit back at a mother who left a scathing review over her treatment by staff after she changed her baby's dirty nappy twice at the table while customers were eating.
'I'm going to achieve something great this year': Chilling words of jilted banker, 37, who incinerated himself after ramming his BMW into his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend's house
Former Brisbane banker Neil De Graaf, 37, said he was 'feeling inspirational' on Facebook just two days before he crashed his BMW into his ex-girlfriend's home and then set himself on fire.
Hottest ticket in town: Adele releases ticket prices for her long-awaited Australian tour... after confirming five stadium concerts Down Under in 2017
Adele fans can expect to pay up to $310 to see the star perform in Australia for the first time. Tickets for all five of her confirmed tour dates are expected to be greatly in-demand.
Pranksters who tricked North Korea into believing they were professional golfers host an event 'regaling tales of adventure from the Communist Bloc'
The Brisbane men who pranked North Korea into believing they were professional golfers will regale 'tales of adventure from the Communist Bloc' at a polo event.
Bianca Dye was hired to replace her friend Robin Bailey WEEKS before the breakfast radio host was 'completely blindsided' by sacking - a year after husband killed himself
Veteran radio host Bianca Dye will replace her friend Robin Bailey after she was hired weeks before the Brisbane breakfast broadcaster was axed from her hosting gig for 97.3FM's Breakfast show.
Man reverses over his wife, 50, and teenage son, 14, in their driveway - leaving them fighting for life
The driver, believed to be the husband and father, was attempting to reverse at a Woolloongabba property in Brisbane when the car rolled a woman, 50 and her 14-year-old son.
Stunning photographs capture the supermoon from around Australia as skygazers flock to see the rare lunar phenomenon
The supermoon has graced Australian skies for the second time in two days and with clear skies over most the country gazers had the chance to snap the ‘extra super’ supermoon in all its glory.
Man accused of murdering a mother before raping and killing her two daughters 'told a neighbour they would never find the bodies'
Garry Reginald Dubois, 69, is accused of murdering Barbara McCulkin, 34, and of raping and killing her two daughters, aged 11 and 13, in Brisbane in the 1970s.
From the Opera House to Fremantle and the Brisbane city skyline - the most stunning supermoon photos from around Australia
It has been almost 70 years since a rare supermoon lit up the dark night skies like it did on Monday but across Australia it created some memorable images like in Fremantle (pictured).
'I'm completely at a loss... it's a joke': Robin Bailey describes 'distressing' moment she was axed by radio bosses - just hours after co-hosts sang happy birthday to her with cake
Brisbane radio personality Robin Bailey has spoken of the 'distressing' moment she was axed from her breakfast show just a year after she opened up on air about her husband's suicide.
Supermoon 2016: Stunning photographs show incredible sights as the moon is the closest to the Earth it has been for 68 years
It has been almost 70 years since a rare super moon lit up the dark night skies like it did on Monday and people flocked to vantage points in Australia to catch a glimpse of the phenomenon.
Academic, 75, 'played blindfolded games of hide and seek games with two girls before sexually assaulting them at his home in 1970s'
A Queensland criminologist has appeared in the District Court in Brisbane on Monday, accused of sexually abusing two girls at his home in the 1970s.
Brisbane man Gene Downs uses a spoon to peel the skin off a mango. After piercing the skin around the fruit with a knife, he runs the spoon around the cheek, popping off the skin.
A Brisbane bikie gang member has been charged with a string of charges after police discovered a loaded handgun wedged between his buttocks.
Brisbane woman, 27, charged with torturing a ten-month-old baby girl and then setting up an online fundraiser to 'support her recovery'
A woman has been charged with torture, grievous bodily harm and fraud offences after she allegedly failed to feed the baby properly. She is now set to appear at Brisbane Magistrates' Court.
'In their last moments they hugged each other in the pool': Sisters aged 3 and 4 who drowned in their backyard pool are laid to rest in their favourite colours purple and blue
Taya and Patricia Young have been farewelled at a heartbreaking funeral service in Queensland after the drowned in a backyard pool in Logan, south of Brisbane, earlier this year.
It's a scorcher! Brisbane heatwave hits 36 degrees as the city sizzles through the hottest day of Spring - as Sydney also braces for a rainy but steaming weekend ahead
Brisbane sweltered through its hottest day of Spring so far this year, but residents are now bracing for wild weather as severe thunderstorms are expected to intensify into the weekend.
EXCLUSIVE: 'That could have been me': Fourth woman reveals her horror after realising the man who stalked her on Tinder and invited her to his 'hot tub' stabbed his ex-girlfriend 11 times
Brisbane woman Sarah says Paul Lambert stalked her after they met on Tinder last year. She feels lucky to be alive after he stabbed girlfriend Angela Jay 11 times last week and was shot dead by police.
Australian Survivor couple Lee Carseldine and El Rowland make their first red carpet appearance together at Ten's 2017 Brisbane Upfronts
Australian Survivor contestants Lee Carseldine and El Rowland have taken their romance to the red carpet.
Hope you packed an umbrella! Sydney and Brisbane commuters brace for peak hour downpour as severe thunder clouds roll in
Commuters heading home in Sydney and Brisbane on Wednesday afternoon are advised to grab an umbrella and brace for some wet weather, with thunderstorm warnings in place across both states.
Heading to boot camp! Smiling Carol Vorderman shows no sign of nerves as she arrives in Oz wearing knee-high heels ahead of I'm A Celebrity
Strolling through arrivals at the airport with a big smile on her face, the 55-year-old former Countdown star looked delighted to have arrived Down Under.