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Wed 11 Dec 2019

WARNING: Storms moving in, 85km/h wind gusts recorded

WARNING: Storms moving in, 85km/h wind gusts recorded

An earlier warning for the Darling Downs has been cancelled - but damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones still likely for some areas.

Bundy father slapped with fine after belting daughters

premium_icon Bundy father slapped with fine after belting daughters

“IT MAY have been accepted in 1978, but it is not today.”

Autopsy underway for dead woman pulled from car boot

premium_icon Autopsy underway for dead woman pulled from car boot

Police have labelled the grisly discovery of 31-year-old Kardell Lomas in a car boot at her de facto partner’s home at Raceview as “traumatic” for everyone.

'I have had enough': Grandmother Laura Henkel chooses death

premium_icon 'I have had enough': Grandmother Laura Henkel chooses death

"I've had enough and am quite ready to go. I have a strong body and am likely to live for a long time, just getting more and more unable to care for myself."

Good genes and a can of beer: Life secrets from 101-year-old

premium_icon Good genes and a can of beer: Life secrets from 101-year-old

Whiddon Maclean resident Vera Fromager celebrates her 101st birthday today, and has revealed the secrets to a long and happy life.

TRAGEDY: Gatton student and mum killed in volcano eruption

premium_icon TRAGEDY: Gatton student and mum killed in volcano eruption

The university student and her mother were visiting the island at the time of the eruption

Police officer quits after on-duty sex with abuse victim

Police officer quits after on-duty sex with abuse victim

A female police officer has quit the force after she had sex with a “vulnerable” victim of sex abuse — while she was on duty.

GUILTY: Councillor found guilty of sex acts on child

premium_icon GUILTY: Councillor found guilty of sex acts on child

The Noosa councillor has been found guilty of committing sexual acts on a 14-year-old girl at the conclusion of his week-long trial.

I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

premium_icon I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

It’s the decision he didn’t want to make, but one farmer says it’s time to bite the bullet.

Aussie man stranded in Thailand facing amputation

premium_icon Aussie man stranded in Thailand facing amputation

‘The damage is pretty horrific and it’s pretty upsetting’: A Central Queensland man is racking up a massive debt overseas while trying to save his foot.

Mozzie bite leaves beloved father in fight of his life

premium_icon Mozzie bite leaves beloved father in fight of his life

Dez Ginns spent his 60th birthday using a ventilator to breathe, his usual charm and health diminished, stuck in the biggest fight of his life.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

premium_icon Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

Relaxing under the shade of 50 plastic bottles might not sound practical, but a Sunshine Coast mum’s latest invention will leave beach lovers feeling cool.

Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

premium_icon Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

In her letter to Santa, she wished for one thing that people all across the country are wishing for.

WATCH: Shark attack survivor tells her story

premium_icon WATCH: Shark attack survivor tells her story

'I just dived straight in and the shark got me just as my head broke the surface of the water'

Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

premium_icon Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

Rural Firefighter volunteers need help paying the price for saving people from bushfires but are our politicians listening?

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