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Wed 20 Mar 2019

Coles ’bargain’ causes frenzy

Coles ’bargain’ causes frenzy

Aussies are stocking up on this “fantastic markdown” — sharing delighted photos of their huge hauls of this tasty 98c treat online.

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

A stylish Mercedes-Benz SL500 disappeared back in 1991 but it has been recovered in mint condition and is ready to fetch a big price.

Famous anti-vaxxer dropped from forum

premium_icon Famous anti-vaxxer dropped from forum

A controversial celebrity chef and anti-vaccination advocate has been dumped as one of the guest speakers of a medicinal cannabis symposium.

'It shouldn't matter who pulled the trigger'

'It shouldn't matter who pulled the trigger'

A former Grafton man has reminded the town he loves to remember the victims of Friday's horrific terrorist attack

‘Amorous emails’: Lawyer claims sexual harassment

premium_icon ‘Amorous emails’: Lawyer claims sexual harassment

A lawyer and single mum feared she would be sacked if she didn’t sleep with her boss who was sexually harassing her, threatening that she “might be sorry” if she...

Former Aussie swimmer dies aged 26

Former Aussie swimmer dies aged 26

Former Australian world silver medal-winning swimmer Kenneth To, has died aged 26 after becoming ill during training in Florida.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Mum’s horror as boy spends night in airport storage room

premium_icon Mum’s horror as boy spends night in airport storage room

AN airline is investigating how an unaccompanied nine year old ended up spending the night at the airport without his parents being told until the morning.

Coles, Aldi to axe $1 milk after protests

premium_icon Coles, Aldi to axe $1 milk after protests

COLES and Aldi supermarkets across Australia have confirmed they will increase the price of their home-brand milk to support dairy farmers.

Aussies asking for debt help in record numbers

premium_icon Aussies asking for debt help in record numbers

Struggling Australians are laden with unpaid bills and mounting debts which is driving them to seek free financial help.

Spike in ‘black market’ activity triggers ban

premium_icon Spike in ‘black market’ activity triggers ban

A SPIKE in ‘black market’ activity has sparked a Moreton Bay-wide ban on the collection of certain shellfish - and harsher penalties.

‘It’s hard being a NRL WAG’

premium_icon ‘It’s hard being a NRL WAG’

BEING a WAG is not all it seems according to Bridget, a nutritionist and wife to NRL Dragons star Ben Hunt, who says it looks glamorous, but it’s not.

Cyclone Trevor makes landfall as Category 3 storm

Cyclone Trevor makes landfall as Category 3 storm

Tropical Cyclone Trevor is currently crossing the Far North coast just south of Lockhart River as a strong Category 3 storm.

Man to be airlifted with serious head injuries

Man to be airlifted with serious head injuries

BREAKING: Westpac Rescue Helicopter en route to Coffs Harbour Hospital.

New treatment for Koala chlamydia

premium_icon New treatment for Koala chlamydia

A SUNSHINE Coast researcher has discovered a new chlamydia treatment that will halve recovery times for the marsupial.

‘We can’t even get tested'

premium_icon ‘We can’t even get tested'

A DISEASE dubbed “the new asbestos” is killing Gold Coasters — and those most at risk said they can’t even get tested.

Westpac ditches advice, 900 jobs could go

Westpac ditches advice, 900 jobs could go

Westpac is selling its personal financial advice business as Australia’s second-biggest bank exits the scandal-hit sector.

State appeals child killer’s latest sentence

premium_icon State appeals child killer’s latest sentence

He was jailed in 2017 for the horrific killing of 18-month-old Hemi Burke while he was babysitting the little boy at Moranbah. Next month, he could be out.

Samsung S10+: five cameras put to the test

premium_icon Samsung S10+: five cameras put to the test

LOOKING at some of the pictures that come from Samsung Galaxy S10+ you’d swear they had come from a decent DSLR camera.

Why wife-killer won’t be deported

premium_icon Why wife-killer won’t be deported

In admitting her decision might not be popular in the community, an appeals tribunal boss has explained why she overturned a deportation order.

Students perform haka for mosque victims

Students perform haka for mosque victims

Students from different schools joined together to perform an emotional haka to pay tribute to the victims who lost their lives in the mosque shootings.

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