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Wed 22 Aug 2018

Ponga hints at future code switch

Ponga hints at future code switch

NEWCASTLE sensation Kalyn Ponga has opened up on his desire to play for the All Blacks, if he was to make a code switch to rugby union in the future.

Proof our democracy is dead

Proof our democracy is dead

AUSTRALIA has become a “laughing stock”. Our democracy is dead, and its killers are now running the country.

Calm Lightning not road worriers

Calm Lightning not road worriers

SUNSHINE Coast will revel in their road warrior “bubble’’ in the Super Netball grand final this Sunday when the reigning champions take on West Coast in Perth

Optus to cut hundreds of jobs

Optus to cut hundreds of jobs

OPTUS has told staff it will cut hundreds of more jobs as it reshapes its business to deal with a changing mobile market.

Dutton three votes from power

Dutton three votes from power

PETER Dutton has gone on radio and admitted he is canvassing support from his fellow MPs — and is expected to launch another challenge.

Demand increases for stock routes

Demand increases for stock routes

Mayor Rachel Chambers has informed that emerging drought conditions will result in an increased demand to use stock routes and roads for grazing.

Travis Collins ready to rock Gympie Muster with new album

Travis Collins ready to rock Gympie Muster with new album

Toyota Star Maker alumni is back and braver than ever ahead of showcase gig on the Muster main stage.

Five key things that doomed Turnbull

Five key things that doomed Turnbull

MALCOLM Turnbull’s time in the top job appears to be rapidly running out. There are five key reasons why.

Goondicum ilmenite mine learns from mistakes

Goondicum ilmenite mine learns from mistakes

Goondicum mine is on track to restart in November, the Central & North Burnett Times toured the site to find out what's different this time around.

QFES continue to monitor Binjour fire

QFES continue to monitor Binjour fire

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews will continue to monitor a vegetation fire burning near Redvale Road and the Burnett Highway at Binjour.

Late collapse leaves Poms on verge of big defeat

Late collapse leaves Poms on verge of big defeat

INDIAN fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah’s dramatic new-ball burst leaves hosts England on verge of big defeat in third cricket Test at Trent Bridge.

Eugenie’s big fear sparks sky-rocketing wedding bill

Eugenie’s big fear sparks sky-rocketing wedding bill

THE royal weddings are coming thick and fast this year – and so are the sky-rocketing price tags!

Former Roar player set for Socceroos chance

Former Roar player set for Socceroos chance

FORMER Brisbane Roar youth team player Kenny Dougall looms as a bolter for the Socceroos’ 2019 Asian Cup squad.

Facebook is secretly rating you

Facebook is secretly rating you

FACEBOOK is secretly rating how trustworthy you are giving each user a score — and people are comparing it to China’s creepy social credit system.

Stabbing victim dies four days after attack

Stabbing victim dies four days after attack

A SOUTHEAST Queensland man has died in hospital four days after he was stabbed in the neck after an altercation with a group of men south of Brisbane.

Supercars star Whincup ‘bloody lucky’

Supercars star Whincup ‘bloody lucky’

JAMIE Whincup will head to the OTR SuperSprint looking a little worse for wear after suffering a cut above his left eye just days out from the event.

Last chance for Chautauqua to jump-start career

Last chance for Chautauqua to jump-start career

A TAILOR-MADE trial for barrier rogue Chautauqua at Rosehill on Saturday looms as the last roll of the dice for racing’s great enigma.

Access Afternoon attracts attention

Access Afternoon attracts attention

THE inaugural BSC Access Afternoon was so well received by the community that principal Theo Bellas is already looking ahead to next year's event.

Cop praised for breastfeeding  malnourished baby

Cop praised for breastfeeding malnourished baby

A POLICE officer in Argentina is being praised on social media after photos of her breastfeeding a malnourished baby went viral.

New show: ‘One of the highlights of the year’

New show: ‘One of the highlights of the year’

HARLEY Breen’s new show, Taboo, aired last night as part of Channel 10’s Pilot Week and it moved viewers to tears.

Baby dies after nurse dropped her on head

Baby dies after nurse dropped her on head

THESE are the heartbroken parents of a Queensland baby who died after being dropped on the head by a midwife who slipped while carrying her down a hallway.

Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, says professor

Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, says professor

A HARVARD professor has slammed the use of coconut oil, saying the consumption of the product is like eating poison.

Strange mistake on parking infringement raises suspicions

Strange mistake on parking infringement raises suspicions

A driver was incredulous after receiving a fine for parking too close to another car — but something quickly raised suspicions.

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits Venezuela

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits Venezuela

BREAKING: A major earthquake has struck off the north coast of Venezuela.

Why water is needed at Tarong Power Station

Why water is needed at Tarong Power Station

High priority water allocations such as Tarong Power Station aren't affected by the cut-off rule

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