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Mon 16 Dec 2019

The business ‘nightmare’ people don’t recover from

The business ‘nightmare’ people don’t recover from

They’re sold as a dream opportunity to get rich and be your own boss but the reality is a 'financial nightmare' most never recover from, writes Jason Murphy.

Teen’s accused murderer ‘too young and vulnerable’

premium_icon Teen’s accused murderer ‘too young and vulnerable’

The Queensland Childrens Court has barred media from a case involving the teenager accused of killing Jack Beasley.

These are the best bargains at Big W's huge clearance sale

These are the best bargains at Big W's huge clearance sale

If you have left your Christmas shopping to last minute, you’re in luck as Big W has slashed the prices on nearly 800 items from toys to home appliances.

Bail house ‘experiment’ a waste of taxpayer money

premium_icon Bail house ‘experiment’ a waste of taxpayer money

Extraordinary government reports have revealed high numbers of young crims placed in controversial bail houses are re-offending after their release.

Celebrity chef’s new restaurant has no star power

premium_icon Celebrity chef’s new restaurant has no star power

No amount of celebrity clout will make Jamie Oliver's latest restaurant a top destination, writes Anooska Tucker-Evans.

Doctors’ medical care plea for jailed Julian Assange

premium_icon Doctors’ medical care plea for jailed Julian Assange

Julian Assange’s last court appearance confirmed doctors’ fears extreme stress is killing him. Now, more than 100 doctors are standing for his medical care.

Top public servent quits after party incident

Top public servent quits after party incident

A key adviser to Western Australia's government has quit after an incident at a staff Christmas party.

Rogue Traders' Nat Bass says she hasn’t ruled out new music

premium_icon Rogue Traders' Nat Bass says she hasn’t ruled out new music

Rogue Traders are set to play the Anthems Music Festival in Canberra next year. Nat Bass talks about the chances of new music from the band.

Aussies face Bali court over drug possession

premium_icon Aussies face Bali court over drug possession

Bali, the nation known for its harsh penalties for drug-related crimes, has delivered an astonishingly light sentence to two Australians caught with cocaine.

F1 billionaire heiress’ $97m robbery

F1 billionaire heiress’ $97m robbery

Tamara Ecclestone - the daughter of F1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone - has been left ‘shaken and angry’ after a multi-million heist on her home.

Why our regional roads are so deadly

premium_icon Why our regional roads are so deadly

'Complacent' drivers are turning regional and rural stretches of roads into death traps as parts of the state stare down their worst annual road tolls in years.

Woman in coma after 'domestic violence' attack

Woman in coma after 'domestic violence' attack

A woman is in an induced coma after an alleged domestic violence incident at a home in NSW.

Emerald Ag College demise explained: How did we get here?

premium_icon Emerald Ag College demise explained: How did we get here?

Why did it close and what will happen to the facilities?

Shari Fietje fell to her death while using a treadmill

Shari Fietje fell to her death while using a treadmill

Shari Fietje’s four-year-old son was the only one in the room when she fell to her death, and he lay beside her thinking she was asleep.

Shari Fietje fell to her death while using a treadmill

Shari Fietje fell to her death while using a treadmill

Shari Fietje’s four-year-old son was the only one in the room when she fell to her death, and he lay beside her thinking she was asleep.

Steyn tipped to terrify Big Bash bats

premium_icon Steyn tipped to terrify Big Bash bats

Melbourne Renegades all-rounder Dan Christian says South African great Dale Steyn is “back to his best”.

Food chain’s accounts empty as 44 creditors chase $1.64m

premium_icon Food chain’s accounts empty as 44 creditors chase $1.64m

Kiss the Berry said it treated suppliers and workers like ‘family’, but many are not likely to see a cent of the thousands of dollars owed. SEE THE FULL LIST

Husband pays tribute to wife Sarah Tonkin who died in crash

premium_icon Husband pays tribute to wife Sarah Tonkin who died in crash

The husband of a new mum killed in a freak road crash has paid tribute to his “bloody legend” wife and their “tough little bugger” baby son

Minister signs off on termination of top health boss

premium_icon Minister signs off on termination of top health boss

Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles has ratified the dismissal of a hospital service chief executive Adrian Pennington.

Samoa measles death toll rises to 73

Samoa measles death toll rises to 73

The death toll in Samoa's measles outbreak has risen to 73, most them children, the Pacific island government says.

PNG national jailed for drug conspiracy

PNG national jailed for drug conspiracy

A Papua New Guinea national has been sentenced in a Queensland court to imprisonment for his role in a conspiracy to import cocaine into Australia.

Mike Hussey’s magic men for SuperCoach BBL

Mike Hussey’s magic men for SuperCoach BBL

So, with the Big Bash League season about to get underway, here’s my side for the SuperCoach season...subject to change!

New Zealand... do you know what you’ve started?

premium_icon New Zealand... do you know what you’ve started?

In waking up Australia’s fearsome pace battalion, the Blackcaps might have dug their own grave this summer writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.

Son busted buying marijuana from mum

premium_icon Son busted buying marijuana from mum

Corey Micheal Ward has fronted court after he was caught buying marijuana from his mum to feed his own drug trafficking business.

Kiwis hit back at Bodyline claims

premium_icon Kiwis hit back at Bodyline claims

It was the Aussies who drew comparisons between Bodyline and New Zealand’s tactics in Perth – but Kiwi coach Garry Stead insists it was entirely legitimate.

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