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Cricketers ditch whites for tights to raise funds

premium_icon Cricketers ditch whites for tights to raise funds

Earl Neilsen was shocked when 14 men piled out of a bus in his front yard wearing jocks with his face on the rear.

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Man charged after allegedly spitting on nurse

premium_icon Man charged after allegedly spitting on nurse

A man has been charged for allegedly spitting on a nurse at a fever clinic, after he was denied a COVID-19 test because he wasn’t exhibiting symptoms.

Coast man’s remarkable birthday party in quarantine

premium_icon Coast man’s remarkable birthday party in quarantine

Today was Jordan Bond’s 30th birthday. The only trouble is he’s stuck in quarantine at the Voco Hotel. But that wasn’t going to stop his creative family.

Who gets a ventilator if hospitals are flooded

premium_icon Who gets a ventilator if hospitals are flooded

A guide for doctors reveals who gets access to a ventilator and other scarce equipment first if hospitals are overwhelmed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

premium_icon How COVID-19 will hit the state budget

Treasurer Jackie Trad has forecast ‘significant’ drops in revenue due to COVID-19, saying Queensland’s bottom line will take a major hit.

’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

premium_icon ’Death threat’: Girls cough and spit on train guard

A train inspector has been forced to self-isolate after two girls, claiming to be infected with coronavirus, coughed and spat on him at a train station.

Dad loses discrimination case against education department

premium_icon Dad loses discrimination case against education department

A father has lost his discrimination case against Education Queensland after claiming his son, who has autism spectrum disorder, was treated less favourably.

Alleged bikie hitman wants bail after diabetic coma

premium_icon Alleged bikie hitman wants bail after diabetic coma

The man accused of masterminding the assassination of bikie boss Mick Hawi wants to be released from prison so he can manage his newly diagnosed diabetes.

Dangers of accessing super early

premium_icon Dangers of accessing super early

A whopping number of Australians have applied to access their superannuation early, but experts are warning the option should be considered as a 'last resort'.

How this firm saved 800 jobs amid COVID-19

premium_icon How this firm saved 800 jobs amid COVID-19

A firm has switched from automotive accessories to a crucial piece of protective gear and in the process, ensured its 800 staff remain employed.

Kmart the latest victim to COVID-19 with store close plan

premium_icon Kmart the latest victim to COVID-19 with store close plan

Saturday will be the final day of trading for a Kmart store – as it moves to become the state’s first online fulfilment site.

Pornography magazine’s bold offer to a killer

premium_icon Pornography magazine’s bold offer to a killer

A mystery bomber promised to stop his reign of terror if newspapers ran his crazy manifesto. That was when one magazine publisher stepped in with a pitch.

Wife of missing camper didn’t know other woman was on trip

premium_icon Wife of missing camper didn’t know other woman was on trip

The wife of a missing man didn’t know he was taking a trip with another woman. The pair’s charred campsite has added to the mystery of their disappearance.

Cash splash ‘not enough’ to save arts industry from ruin

premium_icon Cash splash ‘not enough’ to save arts industry from ruin

The Australian arts community has received $27 million in government funding, however industry bodies are warning it won’t be enough to keep the music playing.

‘Stylish, funny, always laughing’: Tributes to Jo Ferguson

premium_icon ‘Stylish, funny, always laughing’: Tributes to Jo Ferguson

Friends and colleagues have remembered Sydney fashion stylist Jo Ferguson as generous, funny and as someone who loved to dance and make people laugh.

New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

premium_icon New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

Queenslanders experiencing domestic violence will be given new rental privileges, while tenants owing rent due to COVID-19 hardship will be safe from eviction.

SEE THE PHOTOS: Police shoot man after carjack stabbing

premium_icon SEE THE PHOTOS: Police shoot man after carjack stabbing

A man has been shot by police after an apparent armed carjacking attempt near a train station, with another person also believed to have been stabbed.

'I think she was dead before one of us set her alight'

premium_icon 'I think she was dead before one of us set her alight'

A sexual sadist and killer who has been behind bars for more than 36 years for killing Julie Ann Muirhead is set to be freed from prison.

Michael Zanco 'murder' trial could be years away

premium_icon Michael Zanco 'murder' trial could be years away

The family of Michael Zanco could be waiting years before four people charged over his death face trial.

FACT CHECK: Rumours on Bowen 5G tower addressed

premium_icon FACT CHECK: Rumours on Bowen 5G tower addressed

Rumours that 5G technology was set to be rolled out in Bowen soon have been dismissed by local council.

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