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Fri 3 Jul 2020

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Queensland will be easing a number of restrictions as of today. Find the full details of changes commencing from noon.

Trad at a loss on key conversations

premium_icon Trad at a loss on key conversations

Jackie Trad told the corruption watchdog she could not recall key conversations alleged to have happened during the school principal fiasco, in contrast to evidence...

Heartless owners dump seven puppies near river

premium_icon Heartless owners dump seven puppies near river

The discovery of seven abandoned puppies has prompted calls from animal rescue volunteers to reach out for help.

Drugged-up truckie choked woman during crime spree

premium_icon Drugged-up truckie choked woman during crime spree

A 32-year-old man pleaded guilty to 52 charges including repeat dangerous driving, arson, theft and choking his partner.

Family of nurse slain in front of her children speaks out

premium_icon Family of nurse slain in front of her children speaks out

Mum-of-three Karen Gilliland was allegedly stabbed to death by her former partner. Her family have spoken about their trauma.

Cat’s escape after washing machine spin

Cat’s escape after washing machine spin

A Burmese cat is lucky to be alive after he fell asleep inside a washing machine and got trapped in a hot 12-minute cycle.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Drunk who killed girl released on parole

premium_icon Drunk who killed girl released on parole

After 21 months locked up, the drunk driver responsible for the death of 15-year-old Brianna Waddington has been released on parole.

AFP calls for charges against ABC journalist

premium_icon AFP calls for charges against ABC journalist

Australian Federal Police have called on the DPP to lay charges against an ABC journalist.

Cops reject coroner’s fatal siege ‘Hollywood myth’

premium_icon Cops reject coroner’s fatal siege ‘Hollywood myth’

Cops say there’s good reason officers train to shoot at dangerous suspects’ torsos after a legal challenge over an inquiry into a fatal siege was dismissed.

COVID-19 scare as footy stadium worker tests positive

premium_icon COVID-19 scare as footy stadium worker tests positive

Marvel Stadium has been given the all-clear to host AFL matches this weekend after a security guard tested positive to COVID-19.

‘More deaths inevitable if we do not act’

premium_icon ‘More deaths inevitable if we do not act’

“For us, this will always be horrific and meaningless but maybe something can be done to prevent another accident another time."

Ten reasons principal selection process was ‘off the rails’

premium_icon Ten reasons principal selection process was ‘off the rails’

The corruption watchdog has cleared former deputy premier Jackie Trad, but the CCC chair has slammed the entire process, highlighting these 10 major failures.

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

All the virus news from the past 24 hours

It has been a frantic day of coronavirus developments in Australia. Here is all the news you need to know from today.

NRL star investigated over nude video

NRL star investigated over nude video

The Bulldogs are reportedly filthy after claiming a star player is the victim of a deliberate “dirty trick” nude video release.

Fly for $45: Another huge Aussie flight sale

premium_icon Fly for $45: Another huge Aussie flight sale

Aussie airlines are ramping up their efforts to lure travellers with another major blitz ahead of the weekend, with thousands of tickets on sale from just $45.

Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

premium_icon Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

Nicky Winmar will come face-to-face with Sam Newman, Mike Sheahan and Don Scott after the trio caused a racial furore over the St Kilda champion.

Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

premium_icon Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

An internal paper reveals plans to slash hundreds of jobs as it shifts towards the ‘new AFL’, that aims to prioritise ‘what is most important.’

Bra boy associate ‘sorry’ for brutal bar bashing

premium_icon Bra boy associate ‘sorry’ for brutal bar bashing

An alleged associate of notorious crime gang the Bra Boys punched a man five times in the head during an altercation with his brother in a bar.

Pokie player says he slapped woman over racist slur

premium_icon Pokie player says he slapped woman over racist slur

A magistrate has heard how a man slapped a woman across the face after she criticised him for resting his feet on a bench

Sick Victorian waiting for COVID results travelled to Sydney

premium_icon Sick Victorian waiting for COVID results travelled to Sydney

A sick Victorian woman travelled to Sydney by train while waiting for COVID test results, a decision slammed which was slammed by the NSW Health Minister.

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