Double jeopardy laws are set to be expanded in Queensland, allowing people to be retried for offences such as manslaughter and rape.
The scope for double jeopardy will be broadened and a federal appeal process offered under a bill expected in Queensland’s final parliamentary sitting of the year.
David Crisafulli has pledged to rebuild Queensland’s public service and develop it into the nation’s best.
A man accused of the indecent treatment of children has been charged with more than 200 additional offences.
Two people have died amid claims heart transplant patients found out about a potentially deadly hospital fungal outbreak while watching the news in their ward.
More than $2 million in compensation has been offered by the Queensland government to people affected by serious audiology care failures at a state hospital.