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'I saw someone get sliced from the back of their ear to the front of their jaw': Face-tattooed convict opens up about his gruesome experience behind bars in one of the country's most violent prisons
An ex-inmate has detailed in gruesome detail the disturbing sights he was subjected to while behind bars in Brisbane's notorious Arthur Gorrie prison.
Get a woof of that! MAFS' Davina Rankin is all smiles as she dons fitted activewear while taking her cute pooch for a walk in Brisbane
She recently confirmed her blossoming new relationship with cafe owner Jaxon Manuel.
Retired couple who paid just $145k for their Brisbane home have walked away $7.5 MILLION richer after selling the property to make way for 32 new homes
The couple's 1.97ha site at Wakerley, in Brisbane's east, was snapped-up off-market in March for the record-setting sum, newly released property records reveal.
'He just said sorry and left': Teen who was repeatedly assaulted by her abusive boyfriend leaves Lisa Wilkinson stunned as she describes the moment he poured petrol over her and set her on fire
Kyesha Finemore was left in a coma after she was attacked by Brae Lewis in Marsden, south of Brisbane in May 2016 when she was only 17. Now the brave teenager has chosen to speak out.
'Where has the respect gone?' Cruel vandals damage an ambulance so badly it can't respond to emergencies
An ambulance was attacked by vandals in Queensland and the damages were so bad that it had to be taken off the road.
'He looked like he didn't have a care in the world': Disgraced cricketer David Warner returns to the field just weeks after he was handed a 12-month ban for 'masterminding' Australia's shameful ball-tampering scandal
Former Australian vice-captain David Warner returned to the pitch in Brisbane against the National High Performace squad, seen in full form, playingpractice match at the Allan Border Oval.
Don't be scared of 'reduced' stickers, go to multiple supermarkets and ALWAYS have a list: Mother-of-three, 31, known for impressive grocery hauls shares her budget shopping secrets
Liz Uprichard, a 31-year-old stay at home mother from Brisbane, has wowed hundreds online with her incredible grocery hauls and her ability to put together budget-friendly shops for under $100.
Visually impaired man who lost his balance and was run over by a train after falling onto the tracks fights for his life in hospital after dramatic rescue
A visually impaired man who fell onto the tracks at a Brisbane train station remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition. It took emergency services 45 minutes to free the man.
Woman dies after being hit by a car while crossing a Brisbane street with her husband – as it’s revealed the female driver tried to help the injured couple as her horrified children watched from the back seat
The pair, both 67, were crossing at a set of lights when a motorist in an SUV hit them at Browns Plains about 7.45am.
Emergency services lift train to free commuter trapped underneath a carriage after falling onto the tracks - bringing Brisbane peak hour traffic to a standstill
Emergency services trying to lift train after a commuter fell beneath a carriage in Brisbane.
'You are nothing outside of Australia': Vile trolls attack Jeff Horn online after losing world championship title fight to American boxer Terence Crawford
The Brisbane-based fighter posted a video of his official supporters tour on Instagram, and in response was subjected to vitriol from Crawford supporters.
Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel looks decidedly glum as she heads out solo and makeup-free in Brisbane ahead of her book launch
The Married At First Sight star has had plenty to smile about of late, launching her third book and enjoying a new romance. But, Tracey Jewel looked glum in Brisbane on Tuesday.
Uber driver, 37, accused of driving a 16-year-old girl who had gone to buy ice cream into a dark allotment and raping her while she cried will face trial
Anil Elavithungal Thomas was supposed to take the 16-year-old from a supermarket back to a nearby friend's home at Manly West in July, 2017.
'She is an incredible woman': Michael Turnbull addresses rumours he is DATING his ex Sam Frost... after the pair were pictured together for the first time in three years
The Bachelorette's Michael Turnbull came face-to-face with his ex Sam Frost over the weekend.
Hundreds of furious concertgoers run riot after a music festival was shut down three hours early over attendee violence
Footage has emerged of the moment concertgoers ran riot in the streets of inner Brisbane after a music festival was shut down.
Feeling the strain? Tracey Jewel looks downcast as she jets into Brisbane to promote her book... following claims her Married At First Sight co-stars think she's 'worse than Davina Rankin'
Dressed casually in a grey sweater and skinny jeans, the 35-year-old reality star appeared to be deep in thought as she collected her luggage.
'Love our Avocados, hate our Abocados': Fruit market sparks racism storm with guide to ripeness of hipsters' favourite food - and blames the furore on a TYPO
Charlie's Fruit Market in Brisbane posted an Instagram image showing how avocados ripen over the course of a week. It showed a perfectly ripe avocado alongside a black one from a minute later.
Pre-wedding shoey! Revellers in their best race day attire let loose after a perfect afternoon on Stradbroke Day to finish up the Winter Racing Carnival
Hundreds of racegoers have let their hair down in celebration of Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival's final day - cheering on their favourites and enjoying some drinks.
Hunt underway for 29-year-old woman missing for three months as police reveal a mysterious email was sent from her account to a business five weeks after she vanished
Police are appealing for public assistance in locating a missing woman. Lusy Hutabarat, 29, was last seen in New Farm, Queensland, on March 18th.
Notorious 'Poo Jogger' and wealthy business executive, 64, appears down in the dumps as he takes a break on his luxury yacht with his wife and beagle
Andrew Macintosh was forced to resign from his high-flying job earlier this week after he was caught repeatedly defecating outside a Brisbane unit block during his early morning runs.
Notorious 'Poo Jogger' who quit his job after being caught defecating in public was a director of two Christian SCHOOLS – as neighbours reveal they saw him leaving his 'trademark' 30 times before photographing him in the act
Daily Mail Australia can exclusively reveal the serial faecal dumper was a director of FSAC Ltd from 2001 to 2009, which runs Christian schools in Brisbane and Ipswich in Queensland.
Notorious 'poo jogger' who was snapped defecating on a city sidewalk is 'outed as a hot shot businessman with a senior role at one of Australia's leading retirement village companies'
A man dubbed 'poo jogger' after he was caught defecating on a Brisbane sidewalk has been outed as a top business executive and advisor to Brisbane City Council.
How to lose weight the tasty way: Dietitian, 28, shares the six meals you must eat daily to drop inches from your waistline - and they're not as restrictive as you think
Brisbane-based dietitian, Leanne Ward, 28, recently shared the six meals she swears by for fat loss - and from vegetable curry to avocado on sourdough toast, it's more than you might expect.
Something to tell us? Married At First Sight's Davina Rankin parades a VERY impressive sparkler at Brisbane Airport... just two months after finding love with boyfriend Jaxon Manuel
After being left single from her stint as Married At First Sight's 'villain' earlier this year, Davina Rankin has finally found love in the arms of cafe owner Jaxon Manuel.
Talented rower tragically dies on her 33rd birthday after being hit by a truck while she was out jogging
Rower Caroline Davis has had her life tragically cut short on her 33rd birthday when she was hit by a ute on Tuesday morning. Family and friends flooded social media with tributes to 'Caz'.
Tearful alcoholic, 51, who was charged with drink driving after ‘riding a HORSE to a bottle shop while four times over the legal limit’ says ‘I wasn’t putting anyone in danger’
A 51-year-old says she didn't think she was putting anyone in danger when she rode her horse to a bottle shop allegedly while four times the limit. Police have charged her over the incident.
Later, haters! Married At First Sight 'villain' Davina Rankin waves goodbye to her critics as she jets to America to 'explore other opportunities'
She was the 'villain' on the latest season of Married At First Sight, but it looks like Davina Rankin is having the last laugh.
Panic as Virgin Australia flight is hit by a bird on takeoff before circling in the air for three hours and making a dramatic emergency landing
Terrified passengers on board the Perth-bound flight faced an anxious wait as the plane looped off the Queensland coast for three hours in a bid to burn fuel.
The State of Origin series is about to get underway for 2018. Here's all you need to know about what it is, the venues, dates and kickoff times, ticket information and how to watch.
The $20 solution to long-haul flights: Virgin Australia announces long-awaited perk guaranteed to make passengers’ international journeys more bearable
Virgin Australia announced their newest solution to curing dreaded boredom on long-haul flights to America.
'I can't believe God took you from me': Father accused of murdering his five-month-old baby posted tributes on the anniversary of the boy's death
Kozan Samuel Ware faced Brisbane Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged over the death of Adrian Joshua Ware, who was found unresponsive at a home in Brisbane's bayside in March last year.
Loved up in white! Married At First Sight 'villain' Davina Rankin flaunts pert derriere in semi-sheer flares on a cosy windswept date with new beau Jaxon Manuel
The reality TV star, 27, looked utterly smitten with her new man as she shared a couple of loved-up snaps during a friend's birthday celebrations in Brisbane on Monday.
Refugee mother, 55, sues Woolworths for $1.3MILLION 'because she slipped on a shallot while distracted by a promotion for a constipation aid'
A Russian refugee is suing Woolworths for $1.3 million after she slipped on a shallot while distracted by a nearby demonstration for a constipation-aid product.
Look who's coming back! Rapper Flo Rida to tour Australia to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his hit song 'Low'... five years since his last performance Down Under
The 38-year-old will perform in Melbourne and Brisbane, before hitting the stage as part of Sydney's Air & Style Festival in August.
Accused gunman, 29, who 'stormed into the heart of a city armed with two rifles' faces court after sparking a three-hour emergency lockdown
Police made an emergency declaration just after 5pm on Wednesday after reports a man had opened fire in Mackay, Queensland. A 29-year-old man is due to face court on Thursday.
City placed on lockdown for three hours after gunman firing a rifle into the air multiple times, initiating a standoff with police officers
An emergency situation was declared in the Queensland city north of Brisbane on Wednesday evening after reports of an armed man near a licensed premises.
Telstra's claims a lightning strike knocked out Triple Zero services across the country for 10 hours are proved wrong – as it's revealed arson may have caused the outage
An extensive investigation by fire authorities has dismissed Telstra's claims that a lightning strike caused a major disruption to services for 10 hours across five states earlier this month.
'Lucas is now with the angels': Heartbroken family left searching for answers after their baby boy tragically died in his sleep while at daycare
Lucas Elliot was just nine-months-old when he failed to wake up from a nap at his daycare in Toowoomba, south west of Brisbane, last Thursday.
From MAFS to WAGS! Married At First Sight's Nadia Stamp enjoys a romantic weekend away with cricketer Glen Talarico...after the loved-up pair confirm their whirlwind romance
She famously failed to find love with race caller Anthony Manton on the fourth season of Married At First Sight.
Parents and students are placed on high alert after police discover online threats directed at Brisbane schools
Queensland schools have been warned police have identified 'internet posts with threatening language' in reference to schools in Brisbane's north.
Private schoolboy, 14, who suffered critical neck injuries on a high ropes course while on a school trip opens his eyes three days after horror accident
School boy Connor Petterson, 14, who suffered critical head and neck injuries while scaling a ropes course on a school camp has opened his eyes for the first time three days after accident.
Inside the Rebels bikie clubhouse where anti-gang officers detained 10 patched members during raid - as police reveal hidden shed was located between children's playground and high school
Tough new anti-gang powers have led to the raid of a Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Club at a property disguised as a car repairs shed in Brisbane.
Ashy Bines' best friend sues online trolls for $630,000 over social media comments slamming the fitness star and her fashion empire
The best friend of fitness guru Ashy Bines is taking alleged detractors to court over online comments slamming her business. Gretchen Vonlanthen says her clothing label lost $26,000 a week.
‘Why on earth would you put a pre-pubescent girl with teenage boys?' How the system so badly failed 12-year-old Tiahleigh Palmer who was raped and killed while in foster care
Queensland Opposition Leader Ros Bates, slammed the foster care system following the murder of 12-year-old Tiahleigh Palmer, by her foster father.
Footage appears to prove Malcolm Turnbull DIDN'T push in front of a landscaper to buy a beer at a pub - but is everything as it seems?
A landscaper's claims that Malcolm Turnbull cut the queue at a Brisbane pub have come into question after footage appears to show the prime minister strolling up to an empty bar and ordering a beer.
The bikie war that won't stop until THIS man is dead: How Bandidos enforcer has survived TWO attempts on his life – after Mongols shot him in a shopping centre before bludgeoning him with an exercise bike in jail
Jacques Teamo was on Monday beaten up with the seat of an exercise bike by seven Mongols in Arthur Gorrie jail near Brisbane. The 48-year-old was rushed to hospital in serious condition.
Ashy Bines is SUED for $145,000 by a former business partner… after the fitness queen made her own $120,000 claim against her over a 'defamatory' YouTube video
Brisbane woman Pinar Parry is defending Ashleigh Bines's $120,000 defamation claim against her over comments she made in a YouTube video.
Packing a punch! The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso cuts a casual figure in army pants as she shares a laugh with professional boxer Jeff Horn at the Horn Farewell Function... after splitting with Ruby Rose
The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso cuts a casual figure in army pants as she shares a laugh with professional boxer Jeff Horn at the Horn Farewell Function after split with Ruby Rose.
'Pray for our son': Parents of 14-year-old boy left fighting for life after suffering horror neck injuries on a high ropes course issue a desperate plea
Adventure Alternatives managing director Todd Samorowski defended his company's professionalism after Connor Petterson, 14, became entangled in high ropes at Stanmore, north of Brisbane.
'Camp's been abandoned - come pick up your son': Panicked parents receive a TEXT after a schoolboy, 14, was left with critical injuries in a horror accident while on an excursion
A Marist College Ashgrove student has been left with critical head and neck injuries after a high ropes accident on a school camp in Queensland. Parents were notified via text message.
Five different types of cheese and her favourite 'FATTY' yoghurt: Fit mother-of-four, 29, shares what's inside her fridge - and there are lots of pre-prepared snacks
For Australian personal trainer and mother-of-four Sophie Guidolin, her fridge is stocked full of fresh fruit and vegetables, pre-prepared meals for the week and dairy products.
Don't forget the 'puffer fish' face! The best beauty tricks, tips and hacks from model Ellie Gonsalves - and the one product she 'can't live without'
Model Ellie Gonsalves, 26, filmed herself getting ready for Fashion Week and took everyone through her entire makeup look. She revealed how she bakes her face and why she mixes her foundation.
Boy, 12, CUTS himself after he was handed a razor and told to 'just swipe down' and shave for his school photograph - because his moustache wasn't suitable
Brisbane's Mansfield State High School is being criticised for passing the student the razor and telling the boy to 'just swipe down' even though he had never used one before.
The sunshine state may be known for its all-year-round sunny weather but Brisbane has been shunned by city planners who claim the capital is too hot and ugly to be classified a 'real city'.
From an apartment by the water to panoramic balcony views: Where you can buy a city centre home for $500,000 in EVERY Australian capital city... but there's one exception
In Australia's priciest city, home buyers on a $500,000 budget have to head 12km south-west of the CBD and endure a half-hour train ride to work for the price of a water view apartment elsewhere.
How it took SIX years for detectives to nail two men who committed the 'worst rape they had ever seen' on a virgin medical student – until two simple clues finally brought them to justice
Ryan George, 33, and Jack Turner Winship, 26, avoided arrest for six years before police were able to link them to the vicious rape of a virgin medical student, 20, in a Brisbane alley in 2011.
'There was pain. Searing to the core': Virgin medical student, 20, raped by 'abhorrent and despicable' pair gives a powerful statement as her attackers are jailed for eight-and-a-half years
Ryan George and Jack Winship targeted the 20-year-old in a dark Brisbane street in 2011. At their sentencing today, a court heard the woman's moving victim impact statement.
‘Abhorrent’ rapists who lured a virgin medical student into an alleyway and sexually assaulted her are both jailed for eight-and-a-half years
Ryan George and Jack Turner Winship have been sentenced to eight-and-a-half years' jail after being found guilty of raping a medical student who was found covered in blood in a Brisbane laneway.
Sunrise star David Koch says he would have given Malcolm Turnbull the finger at the pub if he pushed in ... and praises the landscaper fined $756 for 'protecting Australian culture'
The breakfast TV star praised Brisbane landscaper Nick Gordon, who was fined $756 last week for flipping the bird at the Prime Minister at Brisbane's Carindale Hotel.
'It was just fluid, she was enjoying herself': Chilling words of rapists who sexually assaulted a medical student and left her to bleed in an alley as they went to a pub and bragged to friends
Ryan George and Jack Turner Winship will be sentenced on Wednesday after being found guilty of raping a medical student who was found covered in blood after being lured into a Brisbane laneway.
'I'm the little guy getting picked on': Landscaper fined $756 for flipping the bird at Malcolm Turnbull in a pub hits back at cabinet minister who accused him of being a liar
During a fiery hearing in Canberra, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann accused Bluey of being untruthful when asked if Malcolm Turnbull had barged in at Brisbane's Carindale Hotel.
Former premier is slammed for taking aim at peak-hour traffic chaos after a woman dies from being hit by a bus - but does he have a point?
Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman took to Twitter to take aim at traffic chaos after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a bus in Brisbane's centre shortly after 7am on Tuesday.
'I say we shout him a beer': Man arrested for giving Malcolm Turnbull the finger after the PM 'jumped the queue' at a pub has his $250 fine paid by supporters
Nick Gordon was taken to a police watch house on Thursday night after he did a one-finger salute in protest at the prime minister jumping the queue at Brisbane's Carindale Hotel.
Touching story behind sideline embrace: Footy player, 19, shares emotional hug with his family after his sick grandmother is rushed to hospital
Kotoni Staggs scored a try in the Brisbane Broncos' victory, and as soon as the game ended he made a beeline for the sideline to share an emotional hug with his mother Leanne and uncle Trent.
Retired guide dog Isaac ticks off a list of dying wishes after cancer diagnosis - and gets heart-warming support from other pooches
Briana May, from Brisbane, has embarked on an adventure with her retired guide dog Isaac in the hope of creating happy memories together after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Notorious Australian 'poo jogger' is charged after being snapped by furious neighbours who say he defecated on their doorsteps during morning runs
The poo jogger, 64, has been charged with being a public nuisance in Queensland. He will face Holland Park Magistrates Court next month for his bizarre morning ritual.
'I injected myself 68 times': Fashion designer, 28, gives harrowing insight into her IVF struggle - as she celebrates the sixth month of her pregnancy
Australian designer Thessy Kouzoukas is currently six months pregnant, despite losing her left ovary and both her fallopian tubes last year - and she has detailed her very intimate IVF experience.
Public enemy number two: Notorious 'poo jogger' finally snapped by furious neighbours who say he defecates on doorsteps during his evening run up to 'three times a week'
A man has been photographed defecating on a private pathway near an apartment block in south-east Brisbane. Greenslopes residents came together to capture serial 'poo jogger'.
Furious landscaper, 26, detained by police after 'flipping the bird' at Malcolm Turnbull at the pub - because the PM was served before him
Landscaper, 26, detained after he 'flipped the bird' at Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a politics at the pub event. The man approached the PM just moments after he entered the Brisbane pub.
'I cooked dinner for Matt Damon last night!' Hollywood A-lister spotted in Brisbane... after his wife Luciana Barroso confirms the couple won't be moving to Australia
And over the weekend, the Jason Bourne star traded the idyllic NSW coastal town for the bright lights of Brisvegas.
Indian restaurant owner stabbed to death after he was lured out of his home by his murderer 'angered his relatives by marrying his brother's step-daughter - despite already having a wife'
Abdul Basith, 35, was allegedly in the middle of a family feud over his 'marriage' to his step-niece when he was stabbed to death in the front yard of his Brisbane home on October 25.
Mother accused of kidnapping her twin daughters and living on the run for years is granted bail and allowed to live with her parents, who police claim helped her
A mother accused of fleeing with her twin daughters and allegedly living on the run for four years has been released on bail. She must not have contact with her girls as part of the bail conditions.
Olympic swimmer's troubled wife is being chased by multiple businesses who claim she was paid THOUSANDS for public relations services 'that were promised but never carried out'
Daily Mail Australia has been told there are several other businesses chasing Sara Huegill (pictured) for money they paid to her now defunct public relations business Row A PR.
Newborn named Elizabeth becomes Queensland's five millionth resident - four years earlier than expected
Little Elizabeth Lynne Mackenzie is too young to know that she has made history as Queensland's five millionth resident. The milestone was reached four year earlier than predicted.
Birth images that were BANNED from Instagram for 'being pornographic' are finally allowed to be shown after the site gave into a petition by photographers
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Australian birth photographer and doula Selena Rollason, 39, has shared the selection of dramatic snaps, which were previously banned by Instagram.
Bare-faced beauty! Married At First Sight's Davina Rankin goes makeup-free and shows off her youthful visage as she leaves a beauty salon
Married At First Sight's Davina Rankin, 27, goes makeup-free and shows off her trim figure in activewear, on a trip to a beauty salon in Brisbane on Tuesday.
‘She just pushed me too far, so I killed her’: The moment gym junkie jailed for killing his mother ‘because she was a bogan’ confesses to the horrible crime
Gold Coast man Daniel Heazlewood who killed his mother Linda Sidon before dumping her body confessed to police nine years later that he had snapped after she 'pushed him too far one day'.
'Could you kill?' Man to face trial over wife's murder as former lover reveals he offered him $10,000 to help 'take care of her' after they slept together for the first time
John Chardon allegedly asked an ex-male lover 'if he could kill' after they had sex the first time. The Queensland man will now face trial in for the murder of his wife Novy in 2013.
'I'm so thankful we found each other in this big, wide world': Bindi Irwin and boyfriend Chandler Powell put on a loved-up display at Brisbane airport... after the young wildlife warrior gushed about her 'soulmate' on social media
The Irwin family touched down at Brisbane International Airport on Thursday.