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Fri 3 Jul 2020

Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

premium_icon Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

‘Rethink lifestyle choices’: He told police he smoked marijuana every day and knew it was illegal.

The ‘troubling’ virus attitudes of Boomers is revealed

The ‘troubling’ virus attitudes of Boomers is revealed

Older people are significantly more at risk of serious illness or death due to COVID-19, but a new study shows Baby Boomers aren’t that fussed.

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

The Queensland Education Minister has responded to findings in corruption investigations, saying the department must “follow processes and protocols”.

Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

premium_icon Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

The court heard the man tried to avoid police as he left a house with his drugs.

The ’ridiculous’ claims that are ‘dangerous’ during pandemic

premium_icon The ’ridiculous’ claims that are ‘dangerous’ during pandemic

THE group is arguing a link between vaccine-monitoring “microchips” and 5G.

Surprise as new car sales skyrocket

premium_icon Surprise as new car sales skyrocket

Sales of new cars have fallen to the lowest level in years the past two months due to COVID-19, but sales surged in June for a number of reasons.

Embattled elite school principal resigns

premium_icon Embattled elite school principal resigns

An embattled elite private school principal has resigned amid scandals over allegations of bullying, a mass staff exodus and plummeting academic results.

Westpac underpays 8000 workers

Westpac underpays 8000 workers

The major lender has apologised and promised to repay staff the millions of dollars owed as soon as possible.

Publican speaks out after claims of $55k debt bill

premium_icon Publican speaks out after claims of $55k debt bill

A former publican of a watering hole has spoken out after claims he skipped town while owing multiple businesses cash.

Police warn people not to attend protest

premium_icon Police warn people not to attend protest

Police have urged thousands of people planning to gather on Saturday for a Black Lives Matter protest as part of a national weekend of action to not attend.

Ex-undercover cop shares dark and damaging side of the job

premium_icon Ex-undercover cop shares dark and damaging side of the job

He was a police officer in the state’s most corrupt era, now Keith Banks reveals the dark and damaging side of the job that made him almost take his own life.

Ghislaine Maxwell’s twisted sex trap

Ghislaine Maxwell’s twisted sex trap

The socialite would allegedly befriend pretty young girls, take them under her wing. Then bring them into her twisted world.

What to wear at work post-COVID

premium_icon What to wear at work post-COVID

It’s so easy to want to return to the office in your activewear or - shock horror - pyjamas. That’s pushing it but there are ways to strike the right balance

‘For 30 years I believed he was going to die innocent’

premium_icon ‘For 30 years I believed he was going to die innocent’

A man who sexually assaulted a young acquaintance more than 30 years ago, will only spend two months behind bars.

Cormann to quit after calling the PM a ‘control freak’

Cormann to quit after calling the PM a ‘control freak’

Australia’s longest serving Finance Minister, Mathias Cormann, is set to quit politics after calling Scott Morrison a name.

Cops quarantined as officer tests positive

Cops quarantined as officer tests positive

A Victorian Police officer has tested positive for coronavirus triggering the shut down of a station and sending six more officers into quarantine.

Toddler's lucky escape after getting trapped in tyre

premium_icon Toddler's lucky escape after getting trapped in tyre

‘It’s one of those things you never expect would happen': Mum thanks emergency services for coming to the rescue.

Woman ‘terrified’ after car park road rage assault

premium_icon Woman ‘terrified’ after car park road rage assault

Magistrate condemns actions of woman who punched 62-year-old victim in the face in a suburban car park.

Pub rock goes pop punk with The Chats mashup

premium_icon Pub rock goes pop punk with The Chats mashup

WATCH: Sunshine Coast rockers The Chats feature in an unlikely crossover, with a British pop punk idol working the band’s classic hit into his latest single.

Sentencing date set for Christchurch mosque shooter

premium_icon Sentencing date set for Christchurch mosque shooter

A New Zealand judge has set the sentence date for the Australian man convicted of the 2019 Christchurch mosque murders.

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