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Fri 23 Apr 2021

The Office star on ‘cancel culture’ whingers

The Office star on ‘cancel culture’ whingers

Those who complain “political correctness” and “cancel culture” are strangling comedy and free speech are dead wrong.

Anzac Day services cancelled in Perth

Anzac Day services cancelled in Perth

Anzac Day services are among the casualties in Western Australia’s snap lockdown as the state grapples with a coronavirus outbreak.

Trendy diets and veganism could lead to birth defects

Premium Content Trendy diets and veganism could lead to birth defects

Pregnant women on diets lacking iodine and vegans are putting their unborn children at risk of birth defects, experts warn.

Rookies to watch: The Sapphire Series young guns set to fire

Premium Content Rookies to watch: The Sapphire Series young guns set to fire

Keep an eye on these ones — they’re netball’s next big thing and are already making their mark on the Sapphire Series court. SEE OUR FULL LIST

What you need to know Anzac Day 2021 in the Isaac region

Premium Content What you need to know Anzac Day 2021 in the Isaac region

Where the dawn, morning and evening services plus free brekky and lunch will be as well as the weather.

Cop killer’s explosive final phone call to police

Premium Content Cop killer’s explosive final phone call to police

LISTEN: It was a 30-minute expletive-riddled phone call that led police to their most wanted man. In a matter of hours it turned deadly.

Fisherman dies after being washed off rocks

Premium Content Fisherman dies after being washed off rocks

Emergency services were called to Kurnell following reports of two people in distress in the water. One man has died at the scene.

Reason for Aussie phenom’s cruel snub

Reason for Aussie phenom’s cruel snub

Will Pucovski’s absence from the national contract list understandably caused uproar, but the chief selector has revealed why he was snubbed.

Toddler brutally tortured by drunk mum, police allege

Premium Content Toddler brutally tortured by drunk mum, police allege

Witnesses told the court they allegedly saw the woman punch her young son in the face, slam his head into the fridge and throw him into a basket.

CQ short-changed on DV funding, says LNP

Premium Content CQ short-changed on DV funding, says LNP

Two projects in CQ received $205,438 funding, one at Gladstone and one based in Rockhampton.

Frantic moments after cop killer opens fire

Premium Content Frantic moments after cop killer opens fire

Shocking footage shows the moment it ended in a hail of automatic gunfire, with his partner heard pleading for help. WATCH THE VIDEO

One in six DVOs breached, but cops say no quick fix

Premium Content One in six DVOs breached, but cops say no quick fix

Police say sorting out the rising wave of domestic violence order breaches in the short term is unrealistic but insist the DVO system works.

Meal kit price war heats up

Meal kit price war heats up

The battle for households dining creatively on a budget has intensified, with German behemoth ALDI taking on HelloFresh and MarleySpoon’s delivery services.

Cop returns to work after blood clot case

Cop returns to work after blood clot case

A police officer who developed a blood clot days after receiving the Pfizer vaccine has returned to work, as investigations into how he got sick continue.

Shocking new car tax ’worst in the world’

Shocking new car tax ’worst in the world’

The Victorian government has come under fire this week, as disgruntled drivers brace for a potential new car tax.

Zhao 'excited' for Oscars

Zhao 'excited' for Oscars

Chloe Zhao, who won best director at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, is favorite to become the second-ever female directing winner at the Oscars

ISIS terrorist’s brother in gun battle with police

Premium Content ISIS terrorist’s brother in gun battle with police

The brother of a terrorist who built a rocket missile in his backyard for ISIS launched a bid to get his firearms’ licence back.

Man sent to jail for ‘stealthing’

Man sent to jail for ‘stealthing’

A man has been sent to prison for rape after he removed a condom without consent during sex, in a first-of-its-kind conviction.

Guy Sebastian’s ex-agent to stand trial

Guy Sebastian’s ex-agent to stand trial

A high-profile celebrity manager is set to face trial next year over allegations of embezzling money from pop star Guy Sebastian.

‘Incompetent’ armed robber busted after string of errors

Premium Content ‘Incompetent’ armed robber busted after string of errors

A teenager has been jailed after he and a child accomplice committed an armed robbery at knifepoint.

Derelict house sells for more than $480k above reserve

Derelict house sells for more than $480k above reserve

It’s been described as “completely derelict” but househunters’ were willing to pay big bucks for this house at auction to secure a slice of its premium suburb.

Sea of navy and white as loved ones farewell ‘perfect son’

Premium Content Sea of navy and white as loved ones farewell ‘perfect son’

There were heartbreaking scenes at the funeral of popular Gympie teen and AFL player Rykah Burr

Rookwood Weir project reaches significant milestone

Premium Content Rookwood Weir project reaches significant milestone

The $367.2 million project will deliver 200 jobs during construction and provide an additional 86,000 megalitres of water.

‘Sleep soundly Kobi’: Tributes flow for murdered baby

Premium Content ‘Sleep soundly Kobi’: Tributes flow for murdered baby

Tributes are pouring for baby Kobi Shepherdson, who was murdered by her father at the Whispering Wall. Leave your tributes here.

Two charged over racist abuse of NRL star

Two charged over racist abuse of NRL star

Two men have been charged after allegedly sending Rabbitohs star Latrell Mitchell racially abusive social media messages.

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