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Tue 7 Apr 2020

The worst Coronavirus baby names

The worst Coronavirus baby names

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a new wave of questionable baby names. You might want to sit down for this.

Self-isolated wife realises she doesn't need lazy husband

Self-isolated wife realises she doesn't need lazy husband

Two weeks into social distancing restrictions and *Becky has already realised that she’d be “better off without her husband”.

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Queensland great Billy Slater changed his mind several times and felt disloyal to some legends of his state in selecting his all-time State of Origin side.

Schools to go online in term two

Schools to go online in term two

Most Australian students will complete term two online as education ministers thrash out a plan for those in their final year of school.

Radically different streaming launches

Radically different streaming launches

If you think another streaming service has launched to rival Netflix, think again. This couldn’t be more different. And it’s free for 90 days.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

Gorden Tallis is not a fan of the proposed two-conference system in a revamped NRL season because he believes it will create an unfair playing field.

Four more deaths as national death toll climbs to 45

Four more deaths as national death toll climbs to 45

National death toll for COVID-19 now at 45 as five more dead in NSW, Victoria and SA, including another Ruby Princess passenger.

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, while the Masters is also on the move.

Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

premium_icon Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

The inspirational officer who almost died when he was hit by a stolen vehicle returned to police work today - only 18 months after being in an induced coma.

Work, relationships, isolation: how to navigate new normal

premium_icon Work, relationships, isolation: how to navigate new normal

CORONAVIRUS is forcing people to mix their personal and professional lives.

COVID-19 leads to crackdown on Territory FIFO workers

premium_icon COVID-19 leads to crackdown on Territory FIFO workers

ALL fly-in fly-out workers will need to have a detailed COVID-19 plan approved by the Chief Health Officer before they can enter the Territory

Pell could walk free from jail today

premium_icon Pell could walk free from jail today

Former cardinal George Pell is within hours of learning whether his sex abuse convictions will be overturned by the High Court – or if he will stay behind bars.

Be productive with free TAFE courses

premium_icon Be productive with free TAFE courses

Wanting to learn a new skill or be productive during the COVID-19 pandemic? WANTING to learn a new skill or be productive during the COVID-19 pandemic?

JobKeeper hopes dashed for 200k workers

premium_icon JobKeeper hopes dashed for 200k workers

More than 200,000 casual Queensland workers have had their hopes of qualifying for the JobKeeper payment dashed.

Businesses get prescription for virus recovery

premium_icon Businesses get prescription for virus recovery

A report has “taken the temperature” of Queensland businesses – and revealed how they will make their way back from the virus crisis.

Homegrown hero taskforce working round the clock

premium_icon Homegrown hero taskforce working round the clock

They’re working tirelessly to save the world, but aren’t sporting capes or spandex – these Gold Coast heroes prefer the humble lab coat.

Council petitions MP and Premier for border closure

premium_icon Council petitions MP and Premier for border closure

The council has written to the head of the state to plead the case for shutting the NSW border to protect the Tweed.

Incredible messages sent by kids to Gold Coast police

premium_icon Incredible messages sent by kids to Gold Coast police

An envelope was dropped off to the Elanora Police Beat with ‘Hope this puts a smile on your face’ written on it. What was inside has melted hearts.

Prisoners climb roof in Wacol jail protest

premium_icon Prisoners climb roof in Wacol jail protest

Five inmates at the Arthur Gorrie jail in Wacol have climbed onto the roof in protest of conditions that are in part to do with the COVID-19 lockdown.

‘I know you are single and don’t want to get raped’

premium_icon ‘I know you are single and don’t want to get raped’

One night the woman noticed all the lights at her Coomera home had gone out. When she went to investigate she found him, standing near her meter box.

Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

premium_icon Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

ONE man has received a huge response from people wanting to help him in this tricky situation.

‘We will close more beaches if you push us’

premium_icon ‘We will close more beaches if you push us’

Barriers will be placed on the road into The Spit tonight as council threatens to close more Gold Coast beaches if there is a repeat of the weekend’s crowds.

Desperate act by Aussie ER doctors

Desperate act by Aussie ER doctors

An emergency doctor has described the desperate measures medical staff was going to to get supplies to protect themselves.

Nurse killer dies in jail

premium_icon Nurse killer dies in jail

In 2010 he callously killed his boss, a loved nurse, slitting her throat in an attack described as “full of hatred”. Now he has died alone in his prison cell.

‘Wicked choice Australia needs to make’

‘Wicked choice Australia needs to make’

Now that Australia appears to have got the coronavirus under control, it faces an even more disturbing choice on how to end the epidemic.

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