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Sat 4 Jul 2020

Police descend on airport in border crackdown

premium_icon Police descend on airport in border crackdown

Cairns Airport will be swarming with police as authorities take extraordinary measures to ensure Victorians with coronavirus do not slip through the cracks.

Thousands expected at Black Lives Matter protest

premium_icon Thousands expected at Black Lives Matter protest

Queensland Police are gearing up for a big protester presence, as another Black Lives Matter rally gets underway.

Claims of yowie sighting on Southern Downs

premium_icon Claims of yowie sighting on Southern Downs

Brothers decide to cancel camping trip after disturbing reports of large, hairy figure.

Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

premium_icon Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

The 21-year-old Rockhampton woman followed the victim to her car, where she punched her and grabbed her by the hair.

NSW adds 189 new cases to tally

NSW adds 189 new cases to tally

NSW has quietly added 189 new “historic” cases of coronavirus to its tally after initially not counting cases from the Ruby Princess.

Insta celebrity launches personal training program

premium_icon Insta celebrity launches personal training program

Cairns fit mum Libby Powell has taken her passion for health and fitness to the next level with the launch of her very first training program.

The families helping killers sneak through the cracks

premium_icon The families helping killers sneak through the cracks

When a wife or mum goes missing many children, having lost one parent, don’t want to lose the other. But how do they block out a truth terrible to contemplate.

Distressing footage shows dog’s horror prison

premium_icon Distressing footage shows dog’s horror prison

A court has been shown heartbreaking footage of a Siberian husky who has had its head deliberately trapped so that its owner could ‘discipline’ it.

Man taken to hospital after being stung by a stingray

premium_icon Man taken to hospital after being stung by a stingray

The patient has been taken to the Bundaberg Hospital.

Library books microwaved to kill COVID-19

Library books microwaved to kill COVID-19

Americans are going to scary new lengths to disinfect public property amid fears of a second coronavirus wave.

Stingray barb through man’s foot

premium_icon Stingray barb through man’s foot

Paramedics treat man for stingray attack that occured near the boat ramp at Seventeen Seventy.

Could this be the first COVID-safe music tour?

premium_icon Could this be the first COVID-safe music tour?

Gig-starved punters might see international bands rock into Australia in February under a COVID safe tour plan. But how will it work?

Trump’s July 4 celebrations ‘descending into chaos’

Trump’s July 4 celebrations ‘descending into chaos’

Protesters have blocked an access road to Mount Rushmore, clashing with police as US President Trump is set to give a speech.

Aussie comedian dupes American star

Aussie comedian dupes American star

An Aussie comedian has duped a star of the 90s TV show 7th Heaven into giving a shout out to one of Australia’s worst serial killers.

Man’s screams for help after lift shaft plunge

premium_icon Man’s screams for help after lift shaft plunge

A man has spent nearly 12 hours trapped in agony overnight after falling almost 10m down a lift shaft at a construction site.

‘Super Saturday’: Massive pub blitz

‘Super Saturday’: Massive pub blitz

Thirsty English punters are planning to rush to the pub as coronavirus restrictions drop in an event dubbed “Super Saturday”.A

Wrong passes behind border havoc

premium_icon Wrong passes behind border havoc

Steve Gollschewski says wrong passes behind border havoc as drivers try to enter Queensland from NSW.

Mutant virus strain spreading rapidly

Mutant virus strain spreading rapidly

The original coronavirus strain that emerged in China last year has been replaced by a new strain that spreads far more quickly, say scientists.

Pressure mounts after quarantine failures

Pressure mounts after quarantine failures

Pressure is mounting on Victoria’s chief health officer over claims he was warned about failures in Melbourne’s hotel quarantine months ago.

Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

premium_icon Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

A CAMBOOYA man has issued a warning to others after losing his leg to a flesh-eating bacteria found in seawater.

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