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Sun 5 Jul 2020

Ablett reveals son’s health battle

premium_icon Ablett reveals son’s health battle

Geelong champion Gary Ablett has revealed his son Levi has been diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease.

Little battler is literally a boy in blue

premium_icon Little battler is literally a boy in blue

A terminally ill six-year-old boy has been granted his wish with honorary admission to the Queensland Police Service.

‘He saved my son’s life’: Mum honours shark attack victim

premium_icon ‘He saved my son’s life’: Mum honours shark attack victim

A mother has paid tribute to shark attack victim Matthew Tratt for saving her son from drowning in a rip three years ago.

Bruce Hwy closed after car hits tree

premium_icon Bruce Hwy closed after car hits tree

A section of the Bruce Highway in far north Queensland is closed after a car smashed into a tree.

Bullies could also be corrupt, warns watchdog

premium_icon Bullies could also be corrupt, warns watchdog

After the scandal over the appointment of a school principal, public servants have been told to beware of bully bosses who may be masking other bad behaviour.

Traveller slams hotel quaratine as unsafe

Traveller slams hotel quaratine as unsafe

A traveller has spoken out from inside one of Melbourne’s quarantine hotels, revealing the situation has now become even worse.

‘Team of 5 million’ turn on Ardern

‘Team of 5 million’ turn on Ardern

It’s been a testing few weeks for Jacinda Ardern. Political watchers say there is one big risk and if she fails that “all bets are off”.

Two cousins among three dead in boat tragedy

premium_icon Two cousins among three dead in boat tragedy

Three regular fishing friends are dead and a report is being prepared for the coroner after a boat crashed into rocks off La Perouse. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

premium_icon ‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

Social media platforms are being urged to clamp down on dangerous misinformation around the coronavirus as thousands of Victorians refuse vital tests.

Guy Sebastian: ‘Cop put gun to my head’

Guy Sebastian: ‘Cop put gun to my head’

Guy Sebastian says he was looking for a stolen car when he had a gun pressed into his forehead during a terrifying incident in the US.

Secret Big Brother crisis talks revealed

Secret Big Brother crisis talks revealed

As the world outside dealt with a global pandemic, Big Brother housemates were given a series of increasingly chilling off-camera updates.

Man dies in fall from nightclub fence

premium_icon Man dies in fall from nightclub fence

A man, 18, has been found dead in inner Brisbane after apparently falling while trying to climb a fence behind a nightclub overnight.

Jilted lover’s ‘vindictive’ threat over break up

premium_icon Jilted lover’s ‘vindictive’ threat over break up

At 3am the Mackay victim woke to the 28 year old armed with a stick saying: ‘I should cave your head in’

Bloody turf war: Why gang boss stabbed his rival in jail

premium_icon Bloody turf war: Why gang boss stabbed his rival in jail

Two of Supermax prison’s most feared inmates used to be allies and had reached the point where authorities allowed them to meet - then things turned bloody.

‘Clear failure’: Truth about Victoria's virus clusters

‘Clear failure’: Truth about Victoria's virus clusters

Melbourne’s brutal virus spike has been driven by several clusters of infection - and there’s one reason why more flare-ups are “inevitable”.

GUARD HOSPITALISED: Hot water used in prison attack

premium_icon GUARD HOSPITALISED: Hot water used in prison attack

An officer from the Maryborough Correctional Centre has been hospitalised

Parents hit out at tributes to man who allegedly abused son

premium_icon Parents hit out at tributes to man who allegedly abused son

The parents of a teen are furious their son won’t get his day in court after the man charged with sexually abusing him while a trusted coach, took his own life.

Kristy McBain claims victory for Labor Eden-Monaro

premium_icon Kristy McBain claims victory for Labor Eden-Monaro

Labor’s Kristy McBain has claimed victory in the Eden-Monaro by-election, with about 80 per cent of the votes counted.

Shark hunter makes grim prediction after fatal attack

premium_icon Shark hunter makes grim prediction after fatal attack

A veteran hunter said he had fought his whole life to save people from sharks but his advice continued to be ignored.

Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

premium_icon Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

A woman in NSW’s west has been reunited with her mother’s World War II diary after it was found on the floor of a supermarket.

‘Unbelievable’: Wild motorway ride shocks drivers

premium_icon ‘Unbelievable’: Wild motorway ride shocks drivers

A driver has captured the “unbelievable” moment a car sped down the sectioned-off footpath on a major Sunshine Coast road. WATCH THE VIDEO

Man accused of plunging chisel into victim’s stomach

premium_icon Man accused of plunging chisel into victim’s stomach

A man who “plunged” a chisel into the stomach of his victim after allegedly breaking into his house has been denied bail

Daughter refuses to back down as mum battles rare cancer

premium_icon Daughter refuses to back down as mum battles rare cancer

A Sunshine Coast woman has raised thousands of dollars for her mother, who’s facing a terrifying battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

Police examine dancefloor footage

premium_icon Police examine dancefloor footage

Fines may be handed out as police examine footage of revellers dancing at Queensland nightspots this weekend.

‘Do not swim’: Blunt government warning for Fraser visitors

premium_icon ‘Do not swim’: Blunt government warning for Fraser visitors

A warning from the Queensland government is offering blunt advice for visitors to the popular island paradise.

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