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Fri 17 Aug 2018

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

THE number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows with contaminants detected in the grounds of a primary school.

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos...

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

VIDEO: Rare whale species encountered off Qld coast

VIDEO: Rare whale species encountered off Qld coast

WHALE-watchers were lucky to come alongside a pod of whales playing - but one thing made the situation even luckier.

$11k power bill cripples popular bakery

premium_icon $11k power bill cripples popular bakery

'The dearest product I sold was $7.50 so you have to sell a lot of food to cover the bills.'

VIDEO: Scuba diver saves 2m shark from 'terrible death'

VIDEO: Scuba diver saves 2m shark from 'terrible death'

"I FOUGHT my fear... the shark was moving violently, but I was determined to save it.”

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

"SHE was scared that if she moved she’d fall down the cliff face into the water".

Childcare worker had child exploitation material

Childcare worker had child exploitation material

The 32-year-old man pleaded guilty but can still apply for a Blue Card after no conviction was recorded.

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Employing CQ locals key to sustaining mining upturn: Councillor Neil Fisher

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Brazen big giraffe theft caught on CCTV

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Brazen big giraffe theft caught on CCTV

FOOTAGE has been obtained of the giraffe theft that occurred on Mary St in the Gympie region.

Thommo the koala is one of the lucky few

Thommo the koala is one of the lucky few

Of the 339 koalas that were admitted to the RSPCA hospital, only 110 were able to be released.

Man killed in overnight motorbike crash

Man killed in overnight motorbike crash

A MOTORBIKE rider has died following a crash at Nambour overnight.

REWARD: $300,000 for info on man’s death near Coffs Harbour

REWARD: $300,000 for info on man’s death near Coffs Harbour

It's the fifth anniversary of a 30-year-old's death. Matthew was found lying unconscious on the road at Graham Drive, Sandy Beach.

Man charged with lighting bushfires in northern NSW

Man charged with lighting bushfires in northern NSW

More than 12 hectares of bushland was burnt as a result of his alleged actions.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Landscaper trapped in council car park for hours

premium_icon Landscaper trapped in council car park for hours

NO ONE likes being stuck in a car park for 15 minutes, let alone for more than two hours.

'Living hell': Airbnb style holiday letting a 'cancer'

premium_icon 'Living hell': Airbnb style holiday letting a 'cancer'

AM EMBITTERED resident has been living next door to an AirBnB property for two years and has counted more than 200 visits by guests.

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