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Mon 18 Jan 2021

Blast in underground mine truck sparks statewide safety push

Premium Content Blast in underground mine truck sparks statewide safety push

Early investigations found non-compliant chemicals were used to charge the airconditioning system

Clue that Albo’s time might be up

Clue that Albo’s time might be up

Amid speculation the PM could call an early election, there’s a question mark over whether Anthony Albanese can last as Labor leader.

‘Large hail’ alert as severe storms forecast for southeast

Premium Content ‘Large hail’ alert as severe storms forecast for southeast

Southeast Queenslanders are being warned to expect possible damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hail as a series of severe thunderstorms brew.

Senior cop on trial for groping colleague

Premium Content Senior cop on trial for groping colleague

A Queensland police sergeant allegedly admitted to an officer that he had grabbed a female colleague’s bottom, later asking her “did I overstep a line?”

‘Incompetent, dishonest’: Taxi industry at war over ‘slurs’

Premium Content ‘Incompetent, dishonest’: Taxi industry at war over ‘slurs’

Two groups representing the embattled taxi industry are engaged in a bitter court battle after a series of allegedly defamatory Facebook posts.

Best of Central & North Burnett : Nominate the Best Cafe now

Best of Central & North Burnett : Nominate the Best Cafe now

Who makes the best coffee or breakfast in Central & North Burnett ? Nominations are now open to find the region's top cafe.

No international travel in 2021 despite vaccine rollout

Premium Content No international travel in 2021 despite vaccine rollout

Australia’s top health chief has predicted Australians won’t be travelling overseas this year even as people get the coronavirus jab.

Matt Damon skips NSW hotel quarantine

Premium Content Matt Damon skips NSW hotel quarantine

Hollywood actor Matt Damon has arrived quietly in Australia, receiving an exemption from NSW hotel quarantine to isolate privately.

JB Hi-Fi profits from virus shake-up

JB Hi-Fi profits from virus shake-up

Major electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi has touted a major profit boost due to soaring sales over the past six months.

New details emerge after MP knocked out in club

Premium Content New details emerge after MP knocked out in club

The Premier has remained tight-lipped about a nightclub brawl involving an MP as new details emerge about the fight that saw him knocked out. SEE THE PHOTO

Thousands of COVID fines to be dropped

Thousands of COVID fines to be dropped

Thousands of Victorians caught breaching tough coronavirus restrictions are set to get away without paying a cent under a new direction issued to police.

Haas lawyer slams reason for ‘gentle giant’s’ arrest

Premium Content Haas lawyer slams reason for ‘gentle giant’s’ arrest

The lawyer for strife-prone Brisbane Broncos star Payne Haas has slammed reports the hulking forward was involved in a domestic incident.

Group accused of bizarre $4m theft

Group accused of bizarre $4m theft

Five salmon plant employees are accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of the pricey fish through an alleged carefully crafted scheme.

Pandemic sparks bottlenecks for machinery

Premium Content Pandemic sparks bottlenecks for machinery

The construction and manufacturing sectors will struggle to source equipment such as earthmovers, generators and trucks this year.

BRUTAL REALITY CHECK: No international travel until 2022

BRUTAL REALITY CHECK: No international travel until 2022

Australia’s top health chief has dashed hopes that the rollout of the vaccine will allow people to travel overseas this year.

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