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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.

‘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.

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

Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

premium_icon Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

They had just left court after facing various charges, but these people found themselves with another ticket, which could have been avoided.

Coast woman finds hope after Lyme disease battle

premium_icon Coast woman finds hope after Lyme disease battle

After a long battle with a disease not recognised in Australia by medical experts, a Coast woman wants to give other sufferers hope.

Olympic kayaker to stay behind bars on major drug charges

premium_icon Olympic kayaker to stay behind bars on major drug charges

The 44-year-old champion kayaker from Byron Bay has been behind bars since June last year.

WILD WEATHER: Forecasters warn extreme storm could repeat

premium_icon WILD WEATHER: Forecasters warn extreme storm could repeat

Thought yesterday's storm was intense? There could be more in store for the Sunshine Coast today, forecasters say.

WATCH: Brave blokes take on monster burger challenge

premium_icon WATCH: Brave blokes take on monster burger challenge

If you think you can handle eating 12 beef patties, give this Mackay restaurant’s challenge a go.

Dad files $940K lawsuit against driver after horror crash

premium_icon Dad files $940K lawsuit against driver after horror crash

The ute left the road, became airborne and collided with the north side of a dry creek bed causing the ute to roll multiple times.

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