Health

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Tradie dies after gambling away $30,000

Tradie dies after gambling away $30,000

Thomas Vives-Kerl died after an illegal online gambling site refused to pay out $30,000. He ended up gambling all but $2 away.

Local youths speak up to combat online hate

premium_icon Local youths speak up to combat online hate

Karly Smith, who is faced with cyber bullying on a regular basis has made a stand to say enough is enough.

Dad loses bid to stop son’s gender transition

Dad loses bid to stop son’s gender transition

A jury has ruled against a father seeking to intervene in the gender transition of his seven-year-old son, who his mother says identifies as a girl called Luna.

Senator calls for action on African swine fever risk

premium_icon Senator calls for action on African swine fever risk

THE absence of any detection dogs at the Cairns Airport has been labelled a major threat as African swine fever threatens Australian borders.

Two year old in near drowning, tourist falls from cliff

premium_icon Two year old in near drowning, tourist falls from cliff

The Mackay-based RACQ CQ Rescue chopper was kept busy with a three missions.

Zipline tragedy prompts calls for help in remote regions

premium_icon Zipline tragedy prompts calls for help in remote regions

Talks are set to begin on whether emergency service agencies should be based permanently in Cape Tribulation in the wake of the tragic death.

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