A Queensland man deemed Australia’s youngest coronavirus death did not have coronavirus when he died. Autopsy results have revealed the 30-year-old actually tested negative to coronavirus, despite Queensland Health originally announcing he tested positive to the virus after his death. Nathan Turner suffered from complex underlying health conditions and his cause of death is unknown.
The Coroner has handed down its report into the death of Caboolture toddler Mason Jet Lee in 2016. The 110-page report is scathing in its assessment of the Queensland Department of Child Safety. 22-month-old Mason was mistreated for months, and died a slow, painful death, despite being known to officials. “The report says that the […]
Queensland Opposition leader Deb Frecklington has weighed in on the state’s border closure. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned the borders will remain closed until September if health advice does not change, claiming community transmission in NSW is too high. “The other states are doing better than the Premier makes out,” Ms Frecklington said. “The Queensland […]
Neil Breen has launched 4BC’s new breakfast show – made in Brisbane, for Brisbane and all Queenslanders. Born locally, Neil is a multi-award-winning journalist who has been one of Nine’s most senior sports reporters and presenters for a number of years, following a distinguished career in newspapers. Click PLAY to hear how he started his […]
An Australian police officer in the United States is questioning his future in the force as protests rage across the country. The Black Lives Matter protests were sparked after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis. 44-year-old Vadim Dale serves in Kentucky and told Ben Fordham some officers are standing with the protestors. “It’s about […]
International movie producers are planning to bring the big bucks back into the Australian economy, labelling Australia a ‘COVID-safe’ film location. Ausfilm CEO Kate Marks told Deborah Knight there’s been lots of interest from overseas producers, especially in the US where the coronavirus pandemic is far from over. “We’ve definitely seen an increase in inquiries […]