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Sat 18 Jan 2020

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

He’s behind one of the best-loved products on the planet. But $31.5 billion rich-lister Giovanni Ferrero could end up gambling it all.

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Crisis will rewrite the book on fires and how we fight them

Crisis will rewrite the book on fires and how we fight them

This bushfire season has far exceeded the worst expectations of firefighters, and the blazes have literally rewritten the definition of ‘worst case ­scenario’.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Dark side of the man who changed Australia

premium_icon Dark side of the man who changed Australia

Lachlan Macquarie is credited with shaping Australia’s destiny. But was he a reformer or a tyrant? Grantlee Kieza looks at the man behind the myth.

Wed 1 Jan 2020

Bundaberg's late 1970s drought crisis wasn't as bad as 2019

premium_icon Bundaberg's late 1970s drought crisis wasn't as bad as 2019

IN CONDITIONS that many could relate to today, the Bundaberg NewsMail was reporting on drought back at the start of January, 1978.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Indigenous Australians will welcome the return of sacred artefacts from a British museum after they were stolen more than a century ago.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

premium_icon Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

Never getting married could be the answer to living to a long age for Colin Fulford.

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