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Helicopter rescue after suspected shark attack

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RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service has been tasked to North West Island

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Three people in their 30s on ventilators

Three people in their 30s on ventilators

Three people in their 30s with no pre-existing conditions are on ventilators in NSW in what health officials are calling a virus “wake up call”.

One person dead in fiery Bruce Highway crash

premium_icon One person dead in fiery Bruce Highway crash

A fire broke out in one of the vehicles as a result of the crash. The Bruce Highway is closed north of Mackay.

Vinnies stores close, plead for dumping to stop

premium_icon Vinnies stores close, plead for dumping to stop

More than 150 Vinnies stores have closed down across Queensland as the charity organisation pleads for people to stop dumping unwanted goods outside their shop fronts...

Controversial call: ‘End this lockdown now’

Controversial call: ‘End this lockdown now’

An Australian think tank has been slammed after calling for an end to Australia’s lockdown but experts believe it’s time to relax restrictions.

Police step up coronavirus patrols on Coast beaches

premium_icon Police step up coronavirus patrols on Coast beaches

Police have begun stepping up patrols on Gold Coast beaches ahead of their closure, with groups of more than two threatened with hefty fines.

Four Qantas mercy flight crew test positive for coronavirus

premium_icon Four Qantas mercy flight crew test positive for coronavirus

Four Qantas flight crew and a stood-down engineer – exempted from the 14 day self-isolation by a Federal Department of Health ruling – have tested positive for...

Eight hospital staff in quarantine

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Eight staff from a laboratory at Ipswich Hospital have gone into quarantine after a contractor tested positive to pandemic coronavirus. It comes as cases in far north...

Why you shouldn’t wear gloves to shop

Why you shouldn’t wear gloves to shop

You’ve probably noticed people wearing gloves at the supermarket. Now a surgeon has made a video explaining why that’s a bad idea.

Arrest warrant for ‘white nationalist Muslim’ in Bundy

premium_icon Arrest warrant for ‘white nationalist Muslim’ in Bundy

AN ARREST warrant has been issued for a former journalist turned “white nationalist Muslim” who is accused of breaching bail and fleeing to Bundaberg.

Man raped young daughter then ‘threatened to kill her’

premium_icon Man raped young daughter then ‘threatened to kill her’

A depraved father who raped his young daughter and threatened to kill her if she told anyone will be out of jail 18 months earlier, after a court ruled his sentence was...

Childcare centres’ new crisis in face of free care scheme

premium_icon Childcare centres’ new crisis in face of free care scheme

Parents are offering to launch GoFundMe campaigns to help keep local childcare centres open, as facilities are left struggling after the Federal Government’s free day...

Bundaberg Ruby Princess passenger demands answers

premium_icon Bundaberg Ruby Princess passenger demands answers

RUBY Princess is the vessel that has been linked to 600 cases of coronavirus and 10 deaths and one passenger is demanding answers from NSW Health.

Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called his ‘queen’

premium_icon Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called his...

A child sex offender asked a 13-year-old girl he called his “queen” to send explicit videos of herself in exchange for education money, a court has been told.

Friends star’s ‘weird’ peak-fame experience

Friends star’s ‘weird’ peak-fame experience

Matt LeBlanc has revealed a truly bizarre story from his days playing Joey Tribbiani on the hit sitcom.

Meghan’s name on Archie’s birth certificate

Meghan’s name on Archie’s birth certificate

Some were confused after Meghan Markle’s real name and formal title was listed on Archie’s birth certificate, and they’re not what we thought.

Horror stories from supermarket hell

Horror stories from supermarket hell

From being stalked by customers, to single-handedly copping the blame for the toilet paper shortage, these employees have seen it all.

What happens to the most vulnerable during a pandemic

premium_icon What happens to the most vulnerable during a pandemic

Society's most vulnerable are now facing more struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic

MAFS couple confirm romance rumours

MAFS couple confirm romance rumours

In the worst kept reality TV secret, MAFS contestants KC Osborne and Michael Goonan have taken to Instagram to reveal they are officially an item.

Round Hill VMR called to two rescues over weekend

premium_icon Round Hill VMR called to two rescues over weekend

It was a busy weekend for the Volunteer Marine Rescue in Round Hill as crews were called to rescues on both days.

The dangers of taking a home loan holiday

premium_icon The dangers of taking a home loan holiday

Hundreds of thousands of Australians have rushed to get a home loan repayment holiday, but experts are warning that this move could cost thousands of dollars in...

Revealed: NRL bubble bid must past stringent test

premium_icon Revealed: NRL bubble bid must past stringent test

The man tasked with leading the project to get rugby league up and running again has vowed “hysteria” and “fear” won’t cloud the facts.

Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

premium_icon Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

ONE man has received a huge response from people wanting to help him in this tricky situation.

Pro surfer's plea to keep beaches open

premium_icon Pro surfer's plea to keep beaches open

PROFESSIONAL surfer Owen Wright has begged Ballina council to keep local beaches open for everyone’s wellbeing.

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