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Thu 2 Apr 2020

NEW RULE: How many people you can invite into home

premium_icon NEW RULE: How many people you can invite into home

Queensland’s ever-changing coronavirus rules have been revised again, with changes to how many people can be invited into a home. Meanwhile, interstate arrivals without...

Borders locked down in complete ban on NSW visitors

premium_icon Borders locked down in complete ban on NSW visitors

Queensland’s strict border closures will be ramped up from tonight, with a complete ban on NSW tourists and a complete closure of all but three border roads on the Gold...

Former legend urges stars ’to get your hands dirty’

premium_icon Former legend urges stars ’to get your hands dirty’

Former Parramatta legend Peter Wynn has a blunt message for the NRL players who have been stood down - pitch in and help out your local community.

Cruise ship curse claims another Qld life, 96 others infected

premium_icon Cruise ship curse claims another Qld life, 96 others...

Three of the four Queenslanders who have died from coronavirus were holidaying on cruise ships days before their deaths.

NRL aims for the stars in quest for rapid return

premium_icon NRL aims for the stars in quest for rapid return

NRL is channelling inspiration from US president John F Kennedy’s ambition to get a man to the moon.

Doona firelighter caused $80k damage to public housing unit

premium_icon Doona firelighter caused $80k damage to public housing unit

A court has shown compassion for a woman who was under psychological distress when she set fire to a doona, causing $80,000 in damage to a public housing unit.

Easy explainer: Can pets get the virus and pass it on?

premium_icon Easy explainer: Can pets get the virus and pass it on?

A vet has debunked rumours on whether cats, dogs and even ferrets can get COVID-19 throughout the global pandemic. Here is everything pet owners need to know.

Distillery’s genius idea to keep workers in a job

premium_icon Distillery’s genius idea to keep workers in a job

An award-winning distillery forced to lay off two dozen casual workers has turned to producing an important product to keep remaining staff employed.

‘These creeps that did this ... they don’t have a heart’

premium_icon ‘These creeps that did this ... they don’t have a heart’

Two beloved wildlife carers were on their way to set a young magpie free when the unthinkable happened.

Titans defy odds to stand firm on staff retention

premium_icon Titans defy odds to stand firm on staff retention

The entire Titans staff of about 50, excluding players, currently remains employed and on full pay.

There's no masking this business's unexpected success

premium_icon There's no masking this business's unexpected success

Innovative new business venture is meeting a demand that the region has never known.

COVID-19 CRIMS: Thieves targeting properties during pandemic

premium_icon COVID-19 CRIMS: Thieves targeting properties during pandemic

A string of major thefts have police believing criminals are using the COVID-19 pandemic to target certain properties

Probe launched into Qantas cleaner’s suspension

premium_icon Probe launched into Qantas cleaner’s suspension

SafeWork NSW has launched an investigation into the suspension of a Qantas aircraft cleaner, stood down after raising concerns about staff health and safety

Couple arrested after buying chicken and chips

premium_icon Couple arrested after buying chicken and chips

‘The police don’t forget’: Decision to take a lunch break leads to date with the magistrate.

Man’s skull crushed after ordering sex worker

premium_icon Man’s skull crushed after ordering sex worker

A man who arranged a sex worker online for a rendezvous at his home near suffered a fractured skull after he was allegedly assaulted by a group of men

Rare condition adds years to child’s life

premium_icon Rare condition adds years to child’s life

An 11-week-old Toowoomba baby has been diagnosed with a rare condition that his mother called a 'miracle'.

Rubbish clean-up ‘hero’ in jail after claiming he has virus

premium_icon Rubbish clean-up ‘hero’ in jail after claiming he has virus

Police will allege he also made people fearful after he stated: 'Don’t come near me, I have coronavirus'.

EGG OVERLOAD: Stubborn hens miss virus memo

premium_icon EGG OVERLOAD: Stubborn hens miss virus memo

‘Rain, hail or shine they’re still laying eggs every day’

Young crims ‘swamp’ bottle shops as robbery figures spike

premium_icon Young crims ‘swamp’ bottle shops as robbery figures spike

Packs of juveniles “flooding” bottle shops, armed with knives and sharp objects, are believed to be behind a surge in robberies sweeping through Cairns – but police...

'Insolvency avalanche’ as 73 Qld businesses collapse

premium_icon 'Insolvency avalanche’ as 73 Qld businesses collapse

A national insolvency firm says the government’s financial support, while welcome, could create an ‘avalanche’ of company collapses when the money runs out.

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