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Wed 22 Jan 2020

Behind the lens of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Behind the lens of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Harrowing, heartbreaking and heroic images from the Australian bushfires. Warning some graphic images.

The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

premium_icon The secret killer lurking in your child's fave snack

Three-quarters of rice-based products in Australia have concentrations of arsenic exceeding European guidelines, putting children at risk.

5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

premium_icon 5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

In what is being touted as the state’s biggest year for road upgrades, nearly $6 billion will be spent and 5200 jobs generated in 2020. SEE IF YOU’LL BENEFIT

Comm Bank facing class action from 700k customers

premium_icon Comm Bank facing class action from 700k customers

The Commonwealth Bank faces a class action from up to 700,000 customers who accuse it of forcing them to pay more for their life insurance.

98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

premium_icon 98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

Multiple severe thunderstorms have formed in southeast Queensland and are heading east, with 98km/h gusts already recorded.

‘Special verdict’ for Kyogle man accused of inciting murder

premium_icon ‘Special verdict’ for Kyogle man accused of inciting murder

THE 39-year-old was accused of inciting people to “ambush and kill” police in an explosive Facebook video.

REVEALED: Tourists behind latest dingo feedings on island

premium_icon REVEALED: Tourists behind latest dingo feedings on island

Joint patrols involving police and rangers from the QPWS are being conducted

Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

premium_icon Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

Police feared Tiaaleaiga so they approached him as a group, armed with tasers - but not even that could stop him.

How a split-second decision saved six lives

premium_icon How a split-second decision saved six lives

A teenager and his French cousin have been hailed as heroes, saving six people from ‘certain death’ from a Coast beach.

'140 dairies would collapse if LNP had their way': Minister

premium_icon '140 dairies would collapse if LNP had their way': Minister

Health Minister Steven Miles has taken aim at Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington’s criticism of a recent controversial dairy tender.

All smiles as Yellow Wiggle discharged from hospital

premium_icon All smiles as Yellow Wiggle discharged from hospital

The original Yellow Wiggle Greg Page has been discharged from hospital just days after suffering a cardiac arrest at a fundraising concert

Woman's domestic abuse of 'ex' leads to jail term

premium_icon Woman's domestic abuse of 'ex' leads to jail term

SHE was prohibited from going to her ex-partner's home but she turned up, verbally abused him, threatened him and sprayed a "stinging" substance in his face.

SNAIL MAIL: Aus Post slammed over month-long delay

premium_icon SNAIL MAIL: Aus Post slammed over month-long delay

A former Australia Post employee has been left disappointed after a Christmas card sent in early December arrived in his letterbox... in mid-January.

Retirees vow fight after pension inquiry

premium_icon Retirees vow fight after pension inquiry

Thousands of retired Defence Force personnel are fighting the Federal Government over a deduction taken out of their pensions

Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

premium_icon Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

Animal activist Brianna Lee Thauer's social media posts provided proof of the theft of six piglets from a southeast Queensland piggery, a court has heard.

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