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Mon 13 Jul 2020

The obscure red light rule costing drivers a motza

premium_icon The obscure red light rule costing drivers a motza

If you break this little-known road rule, it could cost you at least $500. And it’s tripping up motorists every day.

Lisa Marie Presley’s son dead at 27

Lisa Marie Presley’s son dead at 27

Benjamin Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley and grandson to Elvis, has died aged 27 from an apparent suicide.

‘Treated like a prisoner’: Quarantine a disaster

premium_icon ‘Treated like a prisoner’: Quarantine a disaster

Forced into mandatory quarantine in Townsville, a Queensland man has blasted hotel staff, police officers and the health authorities who put him there.

Call for change in childcare

premium_icon Call for change in childcare

The return of paid child care has sparked calls for the funding system to be revised as thousands of families feel the financial pinch of COVID-19.

One new case as Queensland vaccine trial begins

premium_icon One new case as Queensland vaccine trial begins

One new case of coronavirus has been recorded in Queensland overnight. It comes as volunteers receive the first doses of a promising COVID-19 vaccine developed in the...

Armed robber's escape from custody ends in more jail time

premium_icon Armed robber's escape from custody ends in more jail time

AN ARMED robber slipped his police guard and bolted, but thanks to the officers’ quick thinking and fitness he did not get very far.

Aussies who will get $1080 tax perk

premium_icon Aussies who will get $1080 tax perk

Australians are racing to file their tax returns, with some eligible for the Low and Middle Income Tax Offset worth up to $1080. Here’s who can get it.

Will blows up in leaked message exchange

Will blows up in leaked message exchange

Will Smith has fired up in a leaked message exchange after a fellow A-lister grilled him about his wife’s recent affair confession.

5C colder: Chill returns to southeast

premium_icon 5C colder: Chill returns to southeast

Temperatures are set to plunge again in southeast Queensland, with chilly nights as much as 5C cooler than their usual July average.

‘Princess’ dies after horrific accident

‘Princess’ dies after horrific accident

French socialite Hermine de Clermont-Tonnerre, dubbed a “princess”, has died a month after a horrific accident left her in a coma.

Woman gave 71 people virus in 60 seconds

Woman gave 71 people virus in 60 seconds

An asymptomatic superspreader who did everything right when she came back from overseas still managed to cause a huge cluster in her tower block.

Brisbane teens made $70k in lockdown

Brisbane teens made $70k in lockdown

Two teens made $70,000 in a month at the height of Australia’s lockdown, more money than they had in the rest of their lives combined.

Chinese billionaire’s big property  sell-off

premium_icon Chinese billionaire’s big property sell-off

A Chinese billionaire who initiated the three-tower Jewel project and is buying Mariner’s Cove, has put a number of properties on the market.

Ricciardo burned by ‘desperate’ move

Ricciardo burned by ‘desperate’ move

Daniel Ricciardo plummeted down the standings after being forced off track at the Styrian GP — and he’s demanding answers.

Scott Morrison is good, but is he great?

premium_icon Scott Morrison is good, but is he great?

When you talk of Australia’s greatest prime ministers names like Howard, Hawke, Curtin, Menzies, Chifley and Deakin dominate. Is Morrison in that company?

Crash Tackle: Broncos unlock Milford mystery

premium_icon Crash Tackle: Broncos unlock Milford mystery

Anthony Seibold takes a leaf out of The Last Dance coaching manual, Broncos unlock Anthony Milford and comical swap deals making mockery of the NRL.

Explosion on US Navy warship

Explosion on US Navy warship

An explosion on a United States assault ship moored at a naval base in California set off a major fire and injured 11 sailors.

Teen killed in Lockhart River crash

premium_icon Teen killed in Lockhart River crash

Police are investigating the Far North’s third fatal crash in as many days after a 16-year-old male died overnight after the vehicle he was in lost control.

Seven swings axe on Gold Coast presenter

premium_icon Seven swings axe on Gold Coast presenter

Seven has shaken up its Gold Coast ranks by axing a familiar face citing the pandemic’s “tough times”.

Jubelin: ‘Why women are so obsessed with bikies’

premium_icon Jubelin: ‘Why women are so obsessed with bikies’

In this extended video interview with Gary Jubelin on his I Catch Killers podcast, he reveals what he really thinks of bikies.

‘Nightmare’: Staggering US infection surge

‘Nightmare’: Staggering US infection surge

The number of coronavirus infections in Florida has reached a record-breaking high as the outbreak in the United States worsens.

‘Crunch point’: Term 3 challenge for teachers, students

premium_icon ‘Crunch point’: Term 3 challenge for teachers, students

Teachers and students are bracing for increased pressure heading back to school for term 3, with one issue presenting a completely new classroom challenge.

Nightclub revellers slammed for playing ‘Russian roulette’

premium_icon Nightclub revellers slammed for playing ‘Russian roulette’

Brisbane revellers were spotted flouting social distancing rules as they celebrated the second weekend of eased coronavirus restrictions.

Pandemic to wipe 2900 jobs, 10% off Gympie economy

premium_icon Pandemic to wipe 2900 jobs, 10% off Gympie economy

Some of regoin’s 19 industries have been sucker-punched while others have grown by millions

Woman throws chair at car after man’s alleged infidelity

premium_icon Woman throws chair at car after man’s alleged infidelity

A heated argument broke out when the woman accused her partner of cheating when he was at the pub.

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