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Tue 19 Mar 2019

Barefoot and late for court: Nimbin man denies his identity

premium_icon Barefoot and late for court: Nimbin man denies his identity

THE judge was forced to ask the accused to stop speaking when he repeatedly interrupted her.

Two children killed in crash near Ipswich

Two children killed in crash near Ipswich

Ethical Standards Command involved after double fatality at Peak Downs yesterday afternoon.

Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

premium_icon Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

Great Barrier Reef tour operators are threatening permanently set sail from Cairns unless they are afforded fairer fees at the city’s marina.

Grafton community takes first step towards healing

premium_icon Grafton community takes first step towards healing

WATCH: Christ Church Cathedral livestream as Grafton gathered to show solidarity with the people of Christchurch in the wake of Friday's terrorist attack.

10 jobs on offer in the Whitsundays right now

10 jobs on offer in the Whitsundays right now

The Whitsundays region has a lot going on. If you're looking for work or for a change, check out these jobs on offer right now.

MOVIE REVIEW: Duplo the fun in Lego sequel

premium_icon MOVIE REVIEW: Duplo the fun in Lego sequel

The pieces fit in The Lego Movie 2, and the result is a highly creative and interesting film your kids will want to watch over, and over again.

Mystery of purple light over Cairns solved

premium_icon Mystery of purple light over Cairns solved

The mystery behind a large purple light in the sky over Cairns has been solved by a keen astronomer.

Apple unveils surprise product

premium_icon Apple unveils surprise product

Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook has revealed the tech giant’s latest product with an unprecedented move, so what’s so special about these tablets?

Social media giants face violent content fines, bans

premium_icon Social media giants face violent content fines, bans

Social media giants would face huge fines for failing to remove violent and illegal content under a major crackdown being considered in the wake of the...

$39 Bunnings item flying off shelves

$39 Bunnings item flying off shelves

Aussie shoppers are raving about this bargain product after it received heaps of praise online for it’s incredible cleaning power.

Knife was for 'protection'

premium_icon Knife was for 'protection'

Man 'worried someone was going to attack him or his girlfriend with a baseball bat'.

Union lifts ban on NAPLAN online

Union lifts ban on NAPLAN online

The Queensland Teachers’ Union has backflipped on its push to ban online testing for NAPLAN, with its president claiming “safety measures” were now in place.

Swamped Child Safety misses targets

premium_icon Swamped Child Safety misses targets

Child Safety has missed its own deadlines to investigate 60 per cent of child abuse cases, as drug-addict families swamp frontline staff in record numbers.

Labor’s climate of secrecy on cutting emissions

premium_icon Labor’s climate of secrecy on cutting emissions

New taxes on tradies’ utes and family cars, and diverting Aussies away from flatulent cows to kangaroo meat could be key to Labor meeting its promise to...

Shameless cheaters air affair in risky act

Shameless cheaters air affair in risky act

In a disrespectful low, the MAFS cheaters have taken their affair to the next level. And they don’t care who sees. James Weir recaps.

Aged care: Staff 'stole sedatives from patients'

premium_icon Aged care: Staff 'stole sedatives from patients'

An aged-care facility is under investigation after it was revealed staff were stealing sedatives from some residents to over-sedate others.

'Sex deviant' child rapist who preyed on nine kids is free

premium_icon 'Sex deviant' child rapist who preyed on nine kids is free

Child rapist who preyed on nine kids over 34 years is back in the community but must abide by 10-year sex offender supervision order

Researchers get the drop on coeliac disease

premium_icon Researchers get the drop on coeliac disease

A Queensland research team has found a single drop of blood could be the key in giving those with coeliac disease and early diagnosis.

‘Mosque shooter’ may avoid terror charge

‘Mosque shooter’ may avoid terror charge

Authorities may choose not to file terror charges against an Australian man accused of the Christchurch massacre for one strong reason.

Labor’s $11.9m plan to cut stroke deaths in bush

premium_icon Labor’s $11.9m plan to cut stroke deaths in bush

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will pledge funding for a national program to target lifesaving treatment to stroke victims in regional Australia – where people are...

Do violent video games need addressing?

premium_icon Do violent video games need addressing?

Calls have been made to overhaul violent video games following Christchurch shootings

Accused Aussie gunman’s prison life revealed

Accused Aussie gunman’s prison life revealed

Brenton Tarrant is reportedly in solitary confinement to keep him safe from other inmates, as Jacinda Ardern urges gun owners to turn in their weapons before laws...

Queensland prepares for Cyclone Trevor

premium_icon Queensland prepares for Cyclone Trevor

Communities between Jardine River and Cape Flattery are preparing for the impact of Tropical Cyclone Trevor.

Region's ambitions as easy as BCE

Region's ambitions as easy as BCE

Bowen and Collinsville Enterprise issue their 'wish list' ahead of the upcoming Federal election.

Why Toowoomba deserves multi-million dollar freight hub

premium_icon Why Toowoomba deserves multi-million dollar freight hub

TOOWOOMBA company Wagner Corporation will make its case to the State Government within months on why the region would suit a multi-million dollar freight hub.

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