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Thu 28 Jan 2021

China trials invasive new COVID bum test

China trials invasive new COVID bum test

If you thought those nasal swabbing COVID tests were painful, wait until you see what China is rolling out to detect the virus more accurately.

Michael Clarke blows up over Paine denial

Michael Clarke blows up over Paine denial

Former Test captain Michael Clarke has questioned why the national selectors would ignore glaring problems with Tim Paine’s leadership.

Australia to get largest solar farm in world

Premium Content Australia to get largest solar farm in world

THE NT government and Sun Cable have signed a milestone agreement that will advance development of the $22bn Australia-ASEAN Power Link (AAPL)

Aussies’ world-beating virus habit revealed

Aussies’ world-beating virus habit revealed

A global survey has listed Australia as the biggest drinkers during COVID-19 while a large number of Aussies also said they gained weight.

Smart and bubbly Bronson mourned by family

Premium Content Smart and bubbly Bronson mourned by family

Little Bronson was excited about starting big school and had tried on his school uniform just 30 minutes before he was killed in an accident outside his home.

Predators lurking in students’ devices

Premium Content Predators lurking in students’ devices

Child safety advocates are urging parents to keep an eye on their kids online time as the new school year starts, warning they could be targeted by predators.

Officer suspended over inmate romance put up for award

Premium Content Officer suspended over inmate romance put up for award

A prison officer suspended over allegations of having a relationship with a prisoner has been nominated for a council Australia Day award.

Probe into suspected quarantine breach at Coast hotel

Premium Content Probe into suspected quarantine breach at Coast hotel

Health officials are investigating a possible COVID-19 quarantine breach at a Gold Coast hotel in which a person allegedly left confinement to visit a convenience...

Bikie associate charged with ex-lover’s shooting death

Premium Content Bikie associate charged with ex-lover’s shooting death

A bikie associate has been charged over the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend, Gold Coast woman Ivona Jovanovic.

Five Labor leadership hopefuls circle Albanese

Premium Content Five Labor leadership hopefuls circle Albanese

A spike in media activity by Tanya Plibersek has caught the attention of her colleagues as Anthony Albanese battles to appease his detractors.

Former Emerald product chases his dream to the NRL

Premium Content Former Emerald product chases his dream to the NRL

He kept after his dream, despite being told to give up and facing one of the worst years of his life.

Frankie the dog on the mend after ordeal

Premium Content Frankie the dog on the mend after ordeal

The dog whose disappearance prompted a community search after her owners were killed in a crash is now recovering well following the traumatic ordeal.

Mighty Ducks star turns life around

Mighty Ducks star turns life around

Shaun Weiss – who has had a difficult few years, marked by multiple arrests and drug use – is celebrating one year of sobriety.

Rogue chimp’s cheeky zoo escape

Premium Content Rogue chimp’s cheeky zoo escape

An emergency response unit had to be activated at Taronga Zoo this morning after a chimpanzee, one of the most dangerous and unpredictable great apes, escaped its...

Albanese sacks key ally in ALP reshuffle

Premium Content Albanese sacks key ally in ALP reshuffle

Chris Bowen is tipped to replace Mark Butler as Labor’s climate spokesman as Anthony Albanese clings to the party leadership.

Couple’s fateful choice before deadly crash

Couple’s fateful choice before deadly crash

A young couple killed in a horror crash at Alexandra Hills had made a minor decision when leaving home that put them straight in the path of tragedy.

‘Now keep the bloody border open’: Tourism boss

Premium Content ‘Now keep the bloody border open’: Tourism boss

Tourism leaders have pleaded with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to keep the borders open after restrictions with Greater Sydney were lifted.

Backlash erupts over terrifying MMA hulk

Backlash erupts over terrifying MMA hulk

Rivals have attacked one of the most frightening female fighters on the planet after she called out who she wants to demolish next.

Girl, 2, pricked by syringe at popular park

Premium Content Girl, 2, pricked by syringe at popular park

The Brisbane mother of a little girl, rushed to hospital after she was pricked by a syringe at a popular park, has shared a warning with parents.

‘Kind hearted’ father-of-three killed on worksite

Premium Content ‘Kind hearted’ father-of-three killed on worksite

A father-of-three killed in a workplace incident has been remembered as a hardworking, life-loving man.

Fast cars, cash, weapons: Charged teen’s lifestyle exposed

Premium Content Fast cars, cash, weapons: Charged teen’s lifestyle exposed

Cash, weapons and fast cars – step inside the sinister lifestyle of the teenager charged with the murder of a couple at Alexandra Hills.

Man’s thirst for more drinks lands him in court

Premium Content Man’s thirst for more drinks lands him in court

Kruze Joesph Barcello had just finished a drinking session.

Not-for-profit gives kids wings to fly high as school starts

Premium Content Not-for-profit gives kids wings to fly high as school starts

“Growing up it was always so exciting to go get your school books, so we always put a lot of thought into these initiatives.”

Forgery: Unlicensed driver sends dodgy documents to police

Premium Content Forgery: Unlicensed driver sends dodgy documents to police

The CQ woman provided police a forged document, claiming it to be a special hardship order allowing her to drive while disqualified.

Live: Ex deputy PM Doug Anthony memorial

Premium Content Live: Ex deputy PM Doug Anthony memorial

FOLLOW LIVE: The State funeral of former deputy prime minister Doug Anthony is being held in Tweed Heads.

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