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Police are also combatting an increase in online crime, including on Facebook Marketplace, where offenders target homes for valuable goods. 

Where are Brisbane’s crime hotspots, and why? See how your suburb fares

From overgrown yards and graffiti to social media, our fear of crime is often shaped by stereotypes, the media and online posts. But are our perceptions accurate? And which areas are hit the most?

  • by Cloe Read


The Queensland parliament is colourful at the best of times, dark and moody at the worst.

Geese, spivs and C-words: A decade of unparliamentary language in Queensland

MPs can say things in parliament that would land others in hot water. But a newly discovered list reveals the words and phrases deemed too hot to handle.

  • by Matt Dennien
The busy M1 in Brisbane.

How the government’s thirst for fines is driving Queenslanders to the brink

Treasurer Cameron Dick triumphantly declared on Saturday the government’s SPER debt collectors had set a record.

  • by Zach Hope

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