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Thu 22 Aug 2019

'Disbelief': Biloela family loses final plea for asylum

premium_icon 'Disbelief': Biloela family loses final plea for asylum

A FINAL plea for asylum for two-year-old Tharunicaa has been refused, placing a former Biloela family at imminent risk of deportation.

Aussie big guns ‘pumped’ for home Open

premium_icon Aussie big guns ‘pumped’ for home Open

This year’s Australian Open will boast one of its best fields in years with three Aussies ranked inside the world’s top 50 among first wave of stars to sign up.

Region the coldest in Queensland this morning

premium_icon Region the coldest in Queensland this morning

Chilly start across the region as winds bring cold snap

Terrified owners flee as drug-affected man storms restaurant

premium_icon Terrified owners flee as drug-affected man storms restaurant

A WITNESS to a terrifying incident in which a man stormed a Thai restaurant and caused extensive damage says it took police an hour to calm down the intruder.

How mum scammed Kmart using real receipts

premium_icon How mum scammed Kmart using real receipts

A GLADSTONE mum used discarded receipts she found in a carpark in an elaborate fraud scheme to steal money from Kmart, a court has been told.

Teen hospitalised after ‘falling’ from car

premium_icon Teen hospitalised after ‘falling’ from car

A teenage girl has been hospitalised after she fell out of a car at a busy train station this morning.

Three hospitalised after Jetstar plane leaks fumes

premium_icon Three hospitalised after Jetstar plane leaks fumes

Three people have been hospitalised after fumes leaked on a plane at the Gold Coast Airport.

Integrity crisis: MP’s stay in Chinese developer’s home

premium_icon Integrity crisis: MP’s stay in Chinese developer’s home

A junior Palaszczuk Government minister’s stay in a Chinese developer’s home is set to add to the Premier’s ongoing integrity crisis.

No laws in place to save kids from dam drownings

premium_icon No laws in place to save kids from dam drownings

The death of a Sunshine Coast child has reignited a debate about regulations surrounding the fencing of dams on private properties.

The ‘Genie’ helping to save koalas from deadly disease

premium_icon The ‘Genie’ helping to save koalas from deadly disease

SICK koalas will spend less time at the city’s busiest wildlife hospital before having to be released, thanks to the latest tool in the fight against chlamydia.

Incredible new feature on lifesaving drone

premium_icon Incredible new feature on lifesaving drone

A MAJOR drawback which plagued surf lifesaving drones has finally been fixed, with a new model wowing audiences when it was unveiled on the Gold Coast today.

Woman assaulted police, but no facts given in court

premium_icon Woman assaulted police, but no facts given in court

Mystery surrounds the facts of a violent incident in which a young woman assaulted three police officers at a hotel.

New app teaching young drivers

premium_icon New app teaching young drivers

A NEW app developed by Gold Coast university students is the latest way to teach your kids how to ace their driving test.

Stab to the neck ‘had a positive impact’ on victim

premium_icon Stab to the neck ‘had a positive impact’ on victim

A Gold Coast man stabbed in the neck by a former teacher has told a court it was one of the best things that had happened to him.

Fraudster pulls out of prestigious awards

premium_icon Fraudster pulls out of prestigious awards

A convicted fraudster who launched a charity helping homeless women has made a last-minute withdrawal from one of the state’s most prestigious industry awards.

Charges dropped against crash teen — days after death

premium_icon Charges dropped against crash teen — days after death

POLICE were so keen to charge a teen after a pursuit that not even the boy being dead for 12 days could prompt them to drop charges.

Dramatic chase after alleged luxury sports car theft

premium_icon Dramatic chase after alleged luxury sports car theft

Two teenagers and a man have been arrested after they allegedly led a police helicopter on a wild chase through Brisbane’s north overnight.

Durko's Dissections: NRL previews for Round 23

premium_icon Durko's Dissections: NRL previews for Round 23

With some teams chasing a place in the finals and others playing for pride, it's crunch time in the NRL. Tony Durkin previews all the Round 23 clashes.

Gympie machete man can't stop saying 'f*****' in court

premium_icon Gympie machete man can't stop saying 'f*****' in court

'Treat this court with some dignity at least please. Behave yourself.'

Last hope for answers over baby's tragic death

premium_icon Last hope for answers over baby's tragic death

Why was baby Lattrell left in violent hands for 31 days before his death?

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