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Sun 5 Jul 2020

Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

premium_icon Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

It’s the stark figure that sheds a light of shame on Queensland’s child safety crisis, and reveals what the state has been doing wrong.

Broncos stand by embattled Seibold

premium_icon Broncos stand by embattled Seibold

Club CEO Paul White has addressed Seibold’s future after another inexplicable defeat to New Zealand Warriors.

Insurance giant slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ over coal project

premium_icon Insurance giant slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ over coal project

One of the world’s biggest insurance giants was pilloried this week for what critics claim is gross hypocrisy playing out in Queensland’s coal sector.

Mathias Cormann confirms he will quit parliament

premium_icon Mathias Cormann confirms he will quit parliament

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has confirmed he will leave parliament later this year, triggering a Cabinet reshuffle.

CBD shaken by tragic balcony fall

premium_icon CBD shaken by tragic balcony fall

Staff at a Cairns hostel and pub will be offered counselling after a woman fell from a balcony while patrons ate dinner below.

Morning chill sets in as temp dips below July average

premium_icon Morning chill sets in as temp dips below July average

Bureau of Meteorology forecast another cool morning for Bundaberg.

‘Hearts hurting’: Tributes flow for shark attack victim

premium_icon ‘Hearts hurting’: Tributes flow for shark attack victim

The grieving widow of a man mauled by a shark off Fraser Island yesterday has posted a photo of the couple, as friends paid tribute to the father of two.

Final nail in the coffin: Seibold must go

premium_icon Final nail in the coffin: Seibold must go

Anthony Seibold is surely a dead-man walking. Based on this latest debacle he must quit.

Cowboys bow to The King in crushing loss

premium_icon Cowboys bow to The King in crushing loss

There was nothing and no one that was going to stop Clint Gutherson keeping his throne.

Pubs with no cheer: Regional icons on the brink

premium_icon Pubs with no cheer: Regional icons on the brink

They’re the heart and soul of Queensland’s embattled country towns, and our celebrated pubs are facing an existential crisis.

Dying mum’s ‘insult’ in fight for $30k payout

premium_icon Dying mum’s ‘insult’ in fight for $30k payout

A terminally ill Gold Coast mother seeking tens of thousands in entitlements from her former employer has accused it of callous behaviour.

Heart attack clue women should know

Heart attack clue women should know

Women who experience hot flushes and night sweats are more likely to experience non-fatal cardiovascular events, according to new research.

Election night drama as no result reached

Election night drama as no result reached

The tension kept building all night as votes trickled in from the Eden-Monaro by-election - and that tension still hasn’t been released.

Toyah suspect still at large 622 days on

premium_icon Toyah suspect still at large 622 days on

Queensland police are yet to launch a formal hunt for a fugitive suspected of the brutal beach murder of Toyah Cordingley, 622 days after he fled Australia.

Loophole allows super raid for tummy tucks

premium_icon Loophole allows super raid for tummy tucks

A loophole is allowing Australians to withdraw tens of thousands from their superannuation early – and they’re spending it on procedures such as tummy tucks.

Details emerge about fatal shark attack victim

premium_icon Details emerge about fatal shark attack victim

The man killed in a devastating shark attack off Fraser Island this weekend was a 36-year-old Sunshine Coast man.

High-rise lockdown: Police patrol nine housing towers after virus cases spike

High-rise lockdown: Police patrol nine housing towers after...

In one of the darkest days for Australia during coronavirus, 3000 public housing residents are under lockdown with police guarding the building.

Thousands raised for trapped public housing residents

Thousands raised for trapped public housing residents

More than $110,000 has been raised in hours to help support more than 3000 public housing residents after they were locked down under police guard.

15yo on life support following crash

premium_icon 15yo on life support following crash

Helicopter called to rural property for transport to Gold Coast University Hospital

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Rove’s new show has ‘full-frontal action’

Rove’s new show has ‘full-frontal action’

Rove McManus is set to host a two-hour special on SBS tonight that will feature a mix of celebrity pals and limited clothing.

‘Disgusting, weak’: Hanson and Thompson go nuclear

premium_icon ‘Disgusting, weak’: Hanson and Thompson go nuclear

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and candidate for Thuringowa Troy Thompson have slammed the State Government and Aaron Harper in a passionate attack.

Banana farmer goes viral with TikTok technique

premium_icon Banana farmer goes viral with TikTok technique

A Far North banana grower has found unexpected viral success after sharing a video showing off his two-swing banana harvesting technique on TikTok.

Genius autistic teen hired without saying a word

premium_icon Genius autistic teen hired without saying a word

People with autism spectrum disorder are often discriminated against under the standard job interview process.

Ex-Shark on domestic assault charge

premium_icon Ex-Shark on domestic assault charge

A former NRL star is facing assault charges on a former girlfriend at a home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Starved dog was half its body weight

premium_icon Starved dog was half its body weight

A Brisbane dog owner has been banned from keeping pets after her dog was discovered so emaciated its spine, rib and hip bones were showing.

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