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Thu 21 Feb 2019

Boats high and dry waiting out TC Oma

premium_icon Boats high and dry waiting out TC Oma

HALF of the Lady Musgrave Experience's fleet is quite literally high and dry as tour operator Brett Lakey hunkers down for Tropical Cyclone Oma.

Lucky escape from fiery single vehicle smash

premium_icon Lucky escape from fiery single vehicle smash

A woman has walked away from a fiery single-vehicle smash on the Waterfall Way near Bellingen.

First look inside VIP gaming rooms for super-rich

premium_icon First look inside VIP gaming rooms for super-rich

IT'S the high-rise, highrolling luxury side of The Star Gold Coast most people will never see — where bets can be up to $600,000 a hand. Take a look inside

Kids off limits to controversial chiro

Kids off limits to controversial chiro

A controversial Melbourne chiropractor who treated a newborn baby in a viral video has been banned from working on young children while he’s investigated.

Student denied bail over alleged $300k scam

premium_icon Student denied bail over alleged $300k scam

A Brisbane university student accused of posing as a US Air Force officer to dupe a woman out of $370,000 in an online romance scam has been refused bail.

Julie Bishop quits politics in bombshell announcement

premium_icon Julie Bishop quits politics in bombshell announcement

In a bombshell announcement, Julie Bishop has declared she will quit politics and not contest the next election.

RSPCA now caring for dog after brutal bashing

premium_icon RSPCA now caring for dog after brutal bashing

UPDATE: RSPCA identifies man responsible and seizes dog from North Mackay property.

Teens with cancer get free gig tickets

Teens with cancer get free gig tickets

Cancer is crap. It turns lives upside down. But now an Aussie band has come up with a unique way to help young people deal with it.

How police caught meth trafficker

premium_icon How police caught meth trafficker

This meth trafficker bragged to a customer that he always stayed “one step ahead” of police, blissfully unaware they were recording every word.

Police union boss reacts to officer dragged along by car

premium_icon Police union boss reacts to officer dragged along by car

Queensland Police Union boss said officers risked their lives daily to protect the community, and clinging to the handle of a moving car was no exception.

How parents can spy on young drivers

How parents can spy on young drivers

New app allows parents to track their children’s every move but it can also be used in other shocking ways.

‘Give victims a voice’: call for more say over attackers

premium_icon ‘Give victims a voice’: call for more say over attackers

Victims of foreign-born criminals might get a much greater say over whether their attackers are kicked out of Australia. It comes after the Herald Sunrevealed...

Mum ‘appalled’ at killer drug dealer’s jail term

Mum ‘appalled’ at killer drug dealer’s jail term

A dealer who fatally stabbed one of her clients in Richmond after an ongoing feud might only spend five years in jail, with the victim’s mother “appalled".

Prosecution drops case against truckie

premium_icon Prosecution drops case against truckie

A case has been dropped against a Queensland truck driver charged with the manslaughter of an 80-year-old motorist after allegedly losing control of his load.

Adani the only thing stopping mine: Minister

premium_icon Adani the only thing stopping mine: Minister

The only thing standing in the way of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine getting off the ground right now is Adani itself, a State Government Minister has claimed.

Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures

Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures

Full-time employment rising was good news for the Australian dollar, which is a key indicator for the RBA’s decision on rates.

Mine death: 'It's gutted them, devastated them'

premium_icon Mine death: 'It's gutted them, devastated them'

Collision between a grader and personnel carrier at Moranbah mine has had a ripple effect through the community. 'You go to work to work, not to die.'

IKEA expands Aussie sleepover event

IKEA expands Aussie sleepover event

IKEA is expanding its sleepover experience in its stores across Australia this year, in order to help shoppers learn how to get a better night’s rest.

Parents charged over toddler’s death

Parents charged over toddler’s death

A woman and man have been charged after their two-year-old was taken unconscious to hospital last year, dying soon after.

Samsung debuts could be the Apple AirPods killer

Samsung debuts could be the Apple AirPods killer

Samsung has dropped a new pair of wireless earbuds that it hopes can take down one of Apple’s most popular products.

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