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Man charged with murder after tractor death; Antisemitism fears prompt tower rethink

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In our leading local stories today, police have charged a man with murder and interfering with a corpse after a Queensland woman died from critical injuries she suffered when she was allegedly hit by a tractor slasher.

Queensland police have established a crime scene at a property south of Brisbane where a 32-year-old woman was found dead on Thursday morning.

Queensland police have established a crime scene at a property south of Brisbane where a 32-year-old woman was found dead on Thursday morning.Credit: Nine News

Premier Steven Miles has released previously secret taxpayer-funded surveys on how people feel about the state government’s performance, amid efforts to reset his third-term team before October’s election.

A planned inner-city laneway has been scrapped amid fears of antisemitic attacks on Brisbane’s oldest synagogue and its congregation.

A Labor-run council would deploy mobile CCTV cameras to the suburbs and improve lighting as part of a $10 million community safety pledge.

What are university students looking forward to most this year? Jocelyn Garcia headed to the University of Queensland’s Market Day to find out.

In sport, Andrew Webster argues that the off-field incident involving the Broncos’ Adam Reynolds and Pat Carrigan barely warrants a sanction but puts all players on notice for the double-header in Las Vegas next month.

Wallabies halfback Tate McDermott has declared that Queensland teammate Jock Campbell is nearing the form that garnered his first Australian caps.

And which Aussie designed Taylor Swift’s Super Bowl corset? Test your knowledge of the stories making news this week by taking the Brisbane Times Quiz.

Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl.

Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl.Credit: Stephen Kiprillis

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