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Sat 18 Aug 2018

Houses for the price of a hatchback

Houses for the price of a hatchback

COULD these be Queensland’s cheapest houses? If so, they’re going for less than the price of a new hatchback. Find out where you can grab a bargain.

Strong earthquake jolts Indonesia

Strong earthquake jolts Indonesia

A 6.6 MAGNITUDE earthquake has struck the Flores Sea in Indonesia, just weeks after an earthquake in Lombok killed 460 people.

Aretha’s body will be on public display

Aretha’s body will be on public display

ARETHA Franklin’s family has decided to forego a traditional church service for her funeral so members of the public can say goodbye at an open casket memorial.

Trial date for doctor accused of sexual assaulting patients

premium_icon Trial date for doctor accused of sexual assaulting patients

Doctor to fight against 10 sexual assault charges involving seven complainants.

Vintage charm drives 1968 International ute pick

premium_icon Vintage charm drives 1968 International ute pick

Andrew Jackson loves his 1968 International C1100 utility because it reminds him of his youth on the farm.

Jail boss’ extraordinary move for Bali 9 duo

premium_icon Jail boss’ extraordinary move for Bali 9 duo

A JAIL boss from Bali’s Kerobokan prison has made a surprising move to help Bali Nine members Matthew Norman and Si Yi Chen, who are serving life sentences.

‘Hi honey, I’ve got two nails in my head’

premium_icon ‘Hi honey, I’ve got two nails in my head’

THE partner of a man who shot himself in the head with a nail gun during a worksite fall says he is lucky to be alive after surgeons drilled into his skull.

CHILLING VISION: ‘Killer’ dad’s calm actions on camera

CHILLING VISION: ‘Killer’ dad’s calm actions on camera

A SIDEWAYS glance, tightly folded arms, a subtle body sway — these are some of the techniques used by Chris Watts to conceal his lies, an expert claims.

Truth behind speed limit myth

Truth behind speed limit myth

YOU’VE probably heard of an unspoken rule where police will let off speeding drivers. But is there any truth to it?

Headbutted stranger on dance floor after two 'barging' acts

premium_icon Headbutted stranger on dance floor after two 'barging' acts

Defence lawyer said the young man moved to another part of the dance floor to get away after the first 'barge'.

Dancing tractor 'Tready' takes on world record attempt

premium_icon Dancing tractor 'Tready' takes on world record attempt

Tready the dancing tractor and Richie are a couple of dare devils with a world record attempt in their sights.

Ipswich MPs say sacking council is 'in city's best interest'

premium_icon Ipswich MPs say sacking council is 'in city's best interest'

FRIENDSHIPS and shared political views will be set aside as Ipswich’s state MPs rally behind the government to dismiss councillors.

Father, son fail in bid for bail after taser incident

premium_icon Father, son fail in bid for bail after taser incident

AN IPSWICH father and son accused of being involved in an argument in which a man was zapped with a taser have been refused bail.

BIG READ: Behind the scenes of GKI resort demolition process

premium_icon BIG READ: Behind the scenes of GKI resort demolition process

See our photo gallery from inside the fence of the old resort.

Good will 'the most important gift of all'

premium_icon Good will 'the most important gift of all'

Droughtrunner Tony says Gympie's good will is lifting spirits out west

Photos from the Ellangowan fire front

premium_icon Photos from the Ellangowan fire front

HOMES have been threatened, but saved, and some sheds have burnt to the ground as investigations continue into suspicious fires across the Northern Rivers.

Up to 'eight' potential buyers eye off Kimberley Kampers

premium_icon Up to 'eight' potential buyers eye off Kimberley Kampers

MEANWHILE, a liquidator for the company has estimated former employees are owed more than $1 million, although the Federal Government will cover the cost.

Will mega channel to flood proof Lismore actually work?

premium_icon Will mega channel to flood proof Lismore actually work?

WORKING out the best way of protecting Lismore from the next disaster flood is proving a diabolical exercise.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Isuzu unveils monster ute that looks like a Transformer

Isuzu unveils monster ute that looks like a Transformer

There is one thing that sets this Isuzu version apart from the other super utes.

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.

Victoria Cross recipient sues over story alleging war crimes

Victoria Cross recipient sues over story alleging war crimes

BEN Roberts-Smith has launched defamation proceedings against Fairfax Media after it published allegations about potential war crimes and domestic violence.

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.

Oates wants to stay with Brisbane

premium_icon Oates wants to stay with Brisbane

Corey Oates has given his strongest indication yet that he will stay with the Broncos, as the club begin negotiations to retain their star winger

UPDATE: Fire at old Bundaberg Showgrounds

UPDATE: Fire at old Bundaberg Showgrounds

AT LEAST two Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews are at the scene of a fire at the old Bundaberg Showgrounds.

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.

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