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Tue 21 Jan 2020

Chilling video as deadly virus spreads

Chilling video as deadly virus spreads

Video has emerged of passengers being screened on a plane from China for a deadly SARS-like virus that has already infected hundreds of people.

Revealed: Queensland’s worst crime spots

premium_icon Revealed: Queensland’s worst crime spots

New data has put a spotlight on Queensland’s worst crime spots with more than 10,000 insurance claims made over four years and car theft on the rise.

WIND FARM: $2 billion project starting at grassroots

premium_icon WIND FARM: $2 billion project starting at grassroots

She said great effort had been made to reduce the impacts

Qld Rail workers paid to chase away birds

premium_icon Qld Rail workers paid to chase away birds

Queensland Rail has admitted it is paying employees to clap and clang bamboo in an attempt to chase birds from a car park.

‘Red hot disaster’: Burger mash-up divides Aussies

‘Red hot disaster’: Burger mash-up divides Aussies

An Australian restaurant has caused a stir online after releasing a special Australia Day burger that has officially split the internet.

Tip workers make grisly discovery during dumping spree

premium_icon Tip workers make grisly discovery during dumping spree

A post Christmas dumping spree at Cairns Regional Council-run waste transfer stations included one seriously grisly offload discovered in a discarded freezer.

‘Digital divide’ pushing kids closer to poverty line

premium_icon ‘Digital divide’ pushing kids closer to poverty line

The number of Australians sponsoring a child for essential school needs has doubled amid increasing concerns some kids are falling years behind due to financial...

‘Outrageous’: Woman’s fight for $1000

‘Outrageous’: Woman’s fight for $1000

Bushfire victims can’t even get Panadol, let alone their $1000 one-off emergency payout because of layers and layers of bureaucracy.

Incredible change at Russell Crowe’s place

Incredible change at Russell Crowe’s place

Hollywood star Russell Crowe has shared a picture of how the recent rain transformed his NSW property after it was burnt out in the bushfires.

Centrelink worker from Coffs suing council for $378,000

premium_icon Centrelink worker from Coffs suing council for $378,000

A Coffs Harbour woman is suing Gold Coast council for more than $300,000 after an accident on a night out which she says has seen her life ‘torn apart’.

How heroes saved Peregian from a wall of flames

premium_icon How heroes saved Peregian from a wall of flames

Firefighters who stared down a 70m-high wall of flames amid “fire tornadoes” during the Peregian bushfire have spoken for the first time about what they saw.

Epiphany that inspired an incredible transformation

premium_icon Epiphany that inspired an incredible transformation

ALAN Turner’s epiphany came on an inflatable jungle gym.

Wannabe daredevil scales 15 storey building, lands in court

premium_icon Wannabe daredevil scales 15 storey building, lands in court

Two males were spotted high on a crane. By the time police officers went in he was apprehended 15 floors up.

Cop runs for life before drink driver's dramatic crash

premium_icon Cop runs for life before drink driver's dramatic crash

A police officer ran from a random breath test site to avoid being hit by drink driver James Leonard William Lyric Meehan, who crashed his car seconds later.

First came the rain... now comes the heat

premium_icon First came the rain... now comes the heat

Temperatures are set to soar as a heatwave settles in across the southeast corner. But there may be some rain around to offer a little reprieve.

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