Editors' Picks

Wed 23 Jan 2019

SHOOTING MYSTERY: 'We don't want him on the streets'

SHOOTING MYSTERY: 'We don't want him on the streets'

MASKED gunman remains at large as police investigate motive for shooting.

Shark sightings close beaches at Ballina, Evans Head

Shark sightings close beaches at Ballina, Evans Head

BEACHGOERS have been warned that two popular beaches are closed due to continuing shark activity along the Far North Coast.

How darts helped these school kids get better maths grades

premium_icon How darts helped these school kids get better maths grades

Numbers game gets family excited about maths homework

Man loses job over police check confusion

Man loses job over police check confusion

Paul Hovey never thought his high paying job would end in such a headache.

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

Cop charged with computer hacking to appear in city court

premium_icon Cop charged with computer hacking to appear in city court

A POLICE officer charged with computer hacking will appear in a Toowoomba court next month after being stood down from official duties.

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

BOB Katter has put his foot in it again by calling homosexuality a 'fashion statement' while on a regional Queensland campaign stop.

'Coal will have a future in Australia': Shorten

premium_icon 'Coal will have a future in Australia': Shorten

Labor leader promises fossil fuels isn't going anywhere and Australia's export industry will continue

Gympie boy to face court on attempted murder charge

premium_icon Gympie boy to face court on attempted murder charge

A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder following an alleged stabbing near two Gympie schools.

'They discovered a (meth) bag in faecal matter'

premium_icon 'They discovered a (meth) bag in faecal matter'

Body cavity search after he admitted supplying undercover cop

Shooting victim recovering as investigation continues

Shooting victim recovering as investigation continues

POLICE have appealed for dashcam footage, witnesses after a man was shot in the head in an early-morning attack.

Heartbroken Coast mum mourns son taken too soon

premium_icon Heartbroken Coast mum mourns son taken too soon

Jake Cantarella has been remembered for his 'humble, protective' nature after he died in his sleep last week

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

It is predicted it will reach the lowest recorded level in 45 years by the middle of the year.

SHARK SHOCK: Local aquarium's 'virgin' whaler gives birth

premium_icon SHARK SHOCK: Local aquarium's 'virgin' whaler gives birth

The female nervous whaler shark came from Fraser Coast waters about six years ago and has lived alone in the Neptunes Reefworld tank during that time.

Teen hero saves family of five from drowning

premium_icon Teen hero saves family of five from drowning

WHEN Jacob Crothers turned up for his shift this morning, the young surf lifesaver didn't expect he'd be finishing as a hero.

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