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Mon 24 Jun 2019

Man fined $5000 for leaving stillborn baby on car roof

premium_icon Man fined $5000 for leaving stillborn baby on car roof

The mother of a dead baby who was left on the roof a funeral vehicle has described the incident as "something nightmares were made of'.

Genius, nerdy, shy, fun – this is the real Priscilla Brooten

premium_icon Genius, nerdy, shy, fun – this is the real Priscilla Brooten

There was so much more to Priscilla Brooten's life than "American beauty queen”, writes journalist SHERELE MOODY

KEEP STATUS QUO: Antonio has his say after game two

premium_icon KEEP STATUS QUO: Antonio has his say after game two

FORMER Maroon Antonio Kaufusi believes Queensland selectors should not make too many changes despite the side's worst loss in years on Sunday night.

'Just hang on': Family's fight for survival after boat fire

premium_icon 'Just hang on': Family's fight for survival after boat fire

Forced to abandon a flaming, sinking charter boat, a Gladstone family was left clinging on to the side of a dory boat.

Bid to wind-up QLD solar energy supplier

premium_icon Bid to wind-up QLD solar energy supplier

Moves are afoot to wind-up a Queensland solar energy business that was only registered as a company less than three years ago

The Waves victorious in the Bundaberg derby

premium_icon The Waves victorious in the Bundaberg derby

THE Waves coach Klint Wagstaff says the onus is on his players to deliver again, just like the club did on Saturday in the derby.

The Waves still confident of toppling unbeaten Brothers

premium_icon The Waves still confident of toppling unbeaten Brothers

PAST Brothers remain unbeaten in the Bundaberg Rugby League A-grade competition but The Waves.

A history of World Cup conflict of Ashes rivals

A history of World Cup conflict of Ashes rivals

When England host Australia at Lord’s this week it will not be just their own suddenly shaky form that will be against them, but history, too.

Grills aims for Wide Bay comp in cricket

premium_icon Grills aims for Wide Bay comp in cricket

IT MIGHT be unrealistic right now but Bundaberg Cricket Association president Ian Grills hopes in the next 12 months he can achieve one of his goals.

Prisoner bashes officer after abusive phone call

premium_icon Prisoner bashes officer after abusive phone call

A CUSTODIAL officer has been bashed by a prisoner at a Brisbane jail after he told the inmate off about an abusive phone call.

Farming patriarch defends trading insolvent claim

premium_icon Farming patriarch defends trading insolvent claim

A FARMING empire patriarch has responded to claims he and the company he was a director of traded while insolvent for 11 months.

Six local GoFundMe campaigns more worthy than Israel Folau's

premium_icon Six local GoFundMe campaigns more worthy than Israel Folau's

THE controversy surrounding Israel Folau's now-defunct GoFundMe page has shone a light on many of the worthy causes using the crowdfunding site.

Diamonds ‘fighting fit’ for netball World Cup

premium_icon Diamonds ‘fighting fit’ for netball World Cup

Diamonds netball coach Lisa Alexander gives her verdict after accessing the fitness and form of players ahead of a World Cup camp in Sydney.

Folau donors plan to keep giving to canned campaign

Folau donors plan to keep giving to canned campaign

AN unemployed mum of three without money to spare is among those who donated to Israel Folau's canned GoFundMe campaign.

Todd Sampson's Gaza Strip experience a reminder of mortality

premium_icon Todd Sampson's Gaza Strip experience a reminder of mortality

Advertising guru turned TV presenter takes on his most dangerous challenge yet in the third season of Body Hack.

Why this mum will miss her little baby's big milestones

premium_icon Why this mum will miss her little baby's big milestones

Tara mother Kirsha Leigh Welldon in court for her role in country town drug ring

‘No one wants Twilight star to play 007’

‘No one wants Twilight star to play 007’

Director Danny Boyle thinks Robert Pattinson should be the next James Bond. Here’s why that would be a huge error.

Dad’s diary entries before killing family

Dad’s diary entries before killing family

ANTHONY Harvey wrote about embracing his “darkness” in the days before he butchered his wife, children and mother-in-law.

Archer has the speed to make Aussies quiver

premium_icon Archer has the speed to make Aussies quiver

David Warner has been in imperious form, but England speedster Jofra Archer has one weapon in his arsenal that may worry the destructive Aussie opener.

Langer hits back at ‘very odd’ Warne dig

Langer hits back at ‘very odd’ Warne dig

Justin Langer has lashed out at the critics, including Shane Warne, with Australia set to cruise into the World Cup semis.

Man has stare off with cops before drugs, weapons arrest

premium_icon Man has stare off with cops before drugs, weapons arrest

A MAN who stared at police before he was caught with drugs, weapons and cash has been arrested by the Tweed Byron Police District.

We’re hypocrites and Folau fundraising proves it

premium_icon We’re hypocrites and Folau fundraising proves it

GIVEN the speed of donations that rushed in for Israel Folau’s GoFundMe account, you’d be forgiven for thinking Australians are a charitable bunch.

Is Ken’s Mr Fix It the best defender in the AFL?

premium_icon Is Ken’s Mr Fix It the best defender in the AFL?

He’s had to bide his time, but a versatile Port Adelaide player is starting to forge a reputation as one of the AFL’s most dependable defenders.

Cowboys snare rising Melbourne Storm star

premium_icon Cowboys snare rising Melbourne Storm star

The man appointed Billy Slater’s heir apparent has become North Queensland’s fullback of the future, as the Storm roped in two new players of their own.

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: mothers demand an end to roadside births

premium_icon ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: mothers demand an end to roadside births

Local MP demands Labor put their maternity ward promises into play.

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