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Thu 13 Aug 2020

‘Lives at risk’: Wedding guests lashed over virus breaches

‘Lives at risk’: Wedding guests lashed over virus breaches

A wedding party has been blasted for allegedly breaking COVID rules after a video showed guests jumping around on a crowded dancefloor.

'The best restaurant I’ve eaten at this year'

Premium Content 'The best restaurant I’ve eaten at this year'

It’s a tiny pop-up restaurant, but this Noosa newcomer might be delivering Queensland’s best dining experience of 2020: Anooska Tucker-Evans.

Hospitals short on staff as medics  stuggle to cross border

Premium Content Hospitals short on staff as medics stuggle to cross border

Doctors who have to work outside of the Tweed-Gold Coast border bubble say they have been told their exemptions only last for a short time.

Frecklington responds to border closure stance criticism

Premium Content Frecklington responds to border closure stance criticism

Opposition leader Deb Frecklington has rejected claims her border stance helped fuel complacency among Queenslanders.

Elderly man tries to kick cops after waking for breath test

Premium Content Elderly man tries to kick cops after waking for breath test

An elderly drink-driver passed out and stopped in the middle of the road after crashing into signposts, police finding an empty Johnny Walker bottle beside him.

Finding courage while manning a machine gun

Premium Content Finding courage while manning a machine gun

WWII veterans Ray Rees and Len Clarke stared death in the face on foreign lands as teenagers. Now, they’re keeping each other company.

Young woman flown to hospital after serious horse fall

Premium Content Young woman flown to hospital after serious horse fall

Paramedics rushed to the rural property in the North Burnett after the fall.

Drastic move to control virus outbreaks

Drastic move to control virus outbreaks

As the coronavirus continues to rip through Victoria’s aged care homes, the government has decided to step in an attempt to stop the spread.

Brutally honest ad goes viral

Brutally honest ad goes viral

A brutally honest advert for a “mouldy” home trashed by too many parties has led to a flood of inquiries.

NRL star stood down after walk out

NRL star stood down after walk out

Wests Tigers star Joey Leilua has been placed on COVID-hold after he left his team’s isolation bubble to attend to a personal family matter.

Speed camera operator left terrified after violent attack

Premium Content Speed camera operator left terrified after violent attack

Balaclava-clad men have ambushed a speed camera operator in a frightening roadside confrontation as fears grow over angry drivers targeting camera operators.

Evans slams celebs in bizarre video rant about the sun, NZ

Premium Content Evans slams celebs in bizarre video rant about the sun, NZ

In his latest rant on Facebook, Pete Evans has taken aim at fellow celebrities, medical experts who ‘poisoned our minds’ against the sun and Jacinda Ardern.

Lollipop lady recovering from surgery after being hit by car

Premium Content Lollipop lady recovering from surgery after being hit by car

A crossing attendant remains in hospital after being hit by a car this week in an area the local MP says is a traffic “nightmare”.

Ex-cop uses super to repay $24k fraud debt

Premium Content Ex-cop uses super to repay $24k fraud debt

An ex-policeman who siphoned more than $24,000 has used his superannuation to repay the fraud and will spend the weekend in jail while he awaits sentence.

School rallies behind teen fighting for life after crash

Premium Content School rallies behind teen fighting for life after crash

A Year 12 student fighting for her life after she and a school friend were involved in a serious car crash earlier this week has been identified.

Renault-driving Westfield raider’s bizarre giraffe disguise

Premium Content Renault-driving Westfield raider’s bizarre giraffe disguise

Three men who ram raided a shop at a Westfield with a stolen Renault Koleos all wore disguises, with one believed to have been dressed in a giraffe onesie.

Veteran recalls POW hell: ‘We survived on sawdust bread’

Premium Content Veteran recalls POW hell: ‘We survived on sawdust bread’

After 40 years of silence, WWII veteran Jack Bell, 102, finally opened up on the horror he endured in the notorious prisoner of war camps.

Barty reveals why she walked away from tennis

Barty reveals why she walked away from tennis

World number one Ash Barty lost connection with her family in the first part of her career and quit tennis to be with the people who loved her.

Family denied compo after drug leaves woman brain dead

Premium Content Family denied compo after drug leaves woman brain dead

The family of a Queensland woman who was left brain dead after she was allegedly given the wrong drug by paramedics has been denied $3 million in compensation.

Pop star and drug death ‘contributed’ to downfall of FOMO

Premium Content Pop star and drug death ‘contributed’ to downfall of FOMO

Pop powerhouse Lizzo has been accused of contributing to the downfall of music festival FOMO and the subsequent $6.2 million owed to creditors.

Former Virgin Blue bosses could thwart airline sale

Premium Content Former Virgin Blue bosses could thwart airline sale

Two Queenslanders are among a raft of well-known airline executives working to keep Virgin Australia in Aussie hands by stopping its sale to an American.

Cops’ dilemma in dealing with bridge protesters

Premium Content Cops’ dilemma in dealing with bridge protesters

A judge has highlighted concerns around how police would handle a protest, as the Government seeks a court order to prevent the action.

REPLAY: Qld Schools Premier League Cavendish Road v PBC

Premium Content REPLAY: Qld Schools Premier League Cavendish Road v PBC

Multiple teams are going head to head in the Queensland Schools Premier League semi-finals today. Relive the Cavendish Road v PBC junior girls match here.

Good sign we’re flattening the curve

Good sign we’re flattening the curve

There is a “cautious optimism” that Australia is again flattening the curve of coronavirus cases, Health Minister Greg Hunt says.

‘Hooked’: New crime series stuns fans

‘Hooked’: New crime series stuns fans

It has only just been released in Australia, but this true crime docuseries is already being touted as one of the best.

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