Townsville

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‘Tragic on many levels’: Queensland ambulance service apologises after death of Indigenous man
Noomba, 39, died in 2018 after being detained outside his Townsville home by police with paramedics in attendance

Nino Bucci

22, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Townsville woman dies after being stabbed in neck with hunting knife
Police found the 29-year-old on the footpath outside her home severely injured but she later died in hospital

Guardian staff and wires

22, May, 2021 @2:54 AM

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Townsville’s ‘road to Paris’ moment: the slow greening of an Adani stronghold
After years of a ‘coal-first’ mentality, the Queensland town is starting to see a future for itself as a green-energy powerhouse

Ben Smee

16, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Stoked! Surfboard lost in Tasmania turns up 2,700km away in Queensland
Board belonging to big wave surfer Danny Griffiths believed to have made the journey via New Zealand

Naaman Zhou

17, Mar, 2021 @4:52 AM

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Queensland crackdown on youth crime 'unlikely to work' and will target Indigenous kids
Debbie Kilroy believes claims of a youth crime wave have been ‘whipped up’ by police and the media, with ‘hysteria’ generating vigilantism

Elias Visontay

10, Feb, 2021 @1:01 AM

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Townsville police condemn vigilante action after death of 22-year-old woman
Police say a Holden Statesman ‘aggressively’ following a stolen Hyundai i35 hit a motorcycle head-on, leaving the rider dead

Christopher Knaus

06, Feb, 2021 @6:19 AM

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The Great Green Way: a seven-day drive down the coast of tropical north Queensland
Life is returning to Australia’s tropical tourist destinations – but without international visitors, the drive from Port Douglas to Townsville via Cairns has a prevailing sense of calm

Paul Karp

28, Jan, 2021 @3:14 AM

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Three-year-old child found dead in car at Queensland hospital – reports
A woman reportedly arrived at the hospital with the deceased child in the car

Graham Readfearn with AAP

27, Nov, 2020 @10:02 AM

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Townsville man charged with pursuing teenagers in stolen car until they crashed
Police say armed man tried to box in the car and chase the teenagers in a pursuit that could have ‘easily ended in tragedy’

Christopher Knaus

15, Nov, 2020 @2:33 AM

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'What is our raison d'etre?': Queensland's LNP struggles with identity crisis after election drubbing
With 29 of the 34 elected LNP MPs white men, new leader David Crisafulli faces an uphill battle to appeal to a diverse electorate

Ben Smee

13, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Man in critical condition after shark attack on Great Barrier Reef north of Townsville
Paramedics airlift man to hospital after being bitten on Britomart Reef, a popular spear-fishing location

Australian Associated Press and Elias Visontay

25, Oct, 2020 @5:13 AM

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LNP youth curfew plan in north Queensland risks violence against Indigenous children
Justice advocates warn plan in Cairns and Townsville could encourage vigilantism and breach international law

Graham Readfearn and Ben Smee with Australian Associated Press

21, Oct, 2020 @5:49 AM

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