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Mon 6 Apr 2020

Queenslanders invade Lennox Head beach in 4WDs

premium_icon Queenslanders invade Lennox Head beach in 4WDs

LOCALS concerned this may lead to the closure of the beach, Ballina councillor says.

Mum’s visa at risk after coronavirus job loss

premium_icon Mum’s visa at risk after coronavirus job loss

‘I’ve worked here for four years self-employed and not asked for a cent from anybody, I look after myself’

Sun 5 Apr 2020

BREAKING: Man charged with murder over shooting death

premium_icon BREAKING: Man charged with murder over shooting death

UPDATE: A 30-year-old man has been charged with murder after an altercation at a Glen Road home.

WATCH: Witness sees crop duster crash into paddock

premium_icon WATCH: Witness sees crop duster crash into paddock

PHOTOS: Emergency services were called to the rural property just after 6 o'clock this morning.

Drawing a lime in the sand, farmer sows seeds of innovation

premium_icon Drawing a lime in the sand, farmer sows seeds of innovation

COVID-19 has limited hospitality industry trade for local fruit, but lime producer Sam Slingsby hopes her innovative idea will blossom into a strong profit.

Kittson shares guide to care for ageing parents

Kittson shares guide to care for ageing parents

IF you are in your fifth or sixth decade of life, then it’s likely you will understand the meaning of “Sandwich Generation’’ perhaps even a tad too well!

Our pet shame! 1000 animals locked up

premium_icon Our pet shame! 1000 animals locked up

Council will not reveal how many impounded pets were put down but confirms 1023 were impounded last financial year. Here's what happened to some of them.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

EPIC FAIL: How could the ECQ muck election up ... again?

premium_icon EPIC FAIL: How could the ECQ muck election up ... again?

Peter Gardiner takes a look into what went wrong with the council election tallies throughout Queensland.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

premium_icon No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

A Central Queensland man alleged to be a “major player” in a large-scale drug syndicate has been denied bail – despite $200,000 being offered as surety.

Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

premium_icon Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

premium_icon Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

The teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s father has been granted bail while he awaits trial for murder.

Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

premium_icon Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

A Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19 has been remembered by his family as a “loving, caring gentle giant of a man”.

Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

premium_icon Another COVID-19 case in Mackay as health staff ‘threatened’

Health minister calls out shocking behaviour towards frontline workers.

Coronavirus NSW: All you need to know today

Coronavirus NSW: All you need to know today

NEW South Wales has recorded its 11th death as investigations into the link between coronavirus and cruise ships escalate.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

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