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Sun 29 Mar 2020

Adrian Schrinner is the winner

premium_icon Adrian Schrinner is the winner

Adrian Schrinner has been returned to the Brisbane lord mayoralty after Patrick Condren conceded defeat.

LIVE: Tallying of councillor votes begins

premium_icon LIVE: Tallying of councillor votes begins

The tallying of councillor votes is under way, with one candidate taking an early lead.

Scrap pay rises for pen-pushing public servants

premium_icon Scrap pay rises for pen-pushing public servants

Queensland’s 270,000 public servants – other than those on the front line – should be disqualified from their 2.5 per cent pay rise on July 1.

Inside wild party where virus spread

Inside wild party where virus spread

The same afternoon the PM urged people to practice social distancing, partygoers were spreading the coronavirus at a wild party.

Chinchilla News wants to celebrate our sporting leaders

Chinchilla News wants to celebrate our sporting leaders

We’re ready to turn the spotlight on to our region’s volunteers, coaches and officials and we need your help.

ELECTION COVERAGE: Candidates explain how they are feeling

premium_icon ELECTION COVERAGE: Candidates explain how they are feeling

VOTES are continuing to roll in so we checked up on some councillors to see how they are feeling.

Quarantined Aussies slam hotel conditions

premium_icon Quarantined Aussies slam hotel conditions

Returned travellers forced into the 14-day isolation in Sydney claim they have been deprived of adequate food and medicine and feel like “test guinea pigs”.

Rule that could see Harry return to UK

Rule that could see Harry return to UK

With the Duke and Duchess of Sussex holed up at their new home in California, a little-known constitutional rule could see him have to go home to London.

PM announces $1.1bn in health funding

PM announces $1.1bn in health funding

Unemployed Australians who have been unable to qualify for welfare because their partner earns more than $48,000 will soon be able to access support.

QLD Elections wrap: Bundaberg mayor claims victory

premium_icon QLD Elections wrap: Bundaberg mayor claims victory

BUNDABERG mayor Jack Dempsey has claimed victory, becoming the first person leading the regional council to be re-elected to a second term.

Historic Greens vote sees party surge in Brisbane

premium_icon Historic Greens vote sees party surge in Brisbane

Maverick Councillor Jonathan Sri has pulled off one of the biggest landslides for any Greens politician in Australian political history.

Woman mauled to death by dogs

Woman mauled to death by dogs

An elderly woman has been mauled to death after she and three others were attacked by three dogs roaming a beach.

Woolies announces new shopping hour

Woolies announces new shopping hour

Woolworths has announced it is now dedicating two weekly shopping periods to emergency services and healthcare workers.

Shots fired, cops rammed, man cornered in highway siege

premium_icon Shots fired, cops rammed, man cornered in highway siege

Shots have been fired, police cars have been rammed and a man is cornered in a dramatic police operation that has closed the Captain Cook Highway this morning.

Health funds delay controversial premium rises

premium_icon Health funds delay controversial premium rises

Major health funds will delay their April 1 premium rise for six months amid the coronavirus crisis, saving their members hundreds of dollars.

Premier slams ECQ: ‘They’ve got one job’

premium_icon Premier slams ECQ: ‘They’ve got one job’

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has slammed the Electoral Commission over technical issues that slowed down the release of results from yesterday’s elections.

ELECTION DAY TWO: Connolly banks on bounce, Natoli upbeat

premium_icon ELECTION DAY TWO: Connolly banks on bounce, Natoli upbeat

Several Coast division hang in the balance, while the race for Noosa Council seats is wide open, as the official count kicks off today. Stay tuned for results.

ELECTION COVERAGE: Mayor candidate comments on early lead

premium_icon ELECTION COVERAGE: Mayor candidate comments on early lead

JUST under half the votes have been counted but who residents want to lead them in the next year seems to be very clear.

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

A 75-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship has died in the Caboolture hospital. It raises the Qld total to 656.

Queensland by-election results for Bundamba and Currumbin

premium_icon Queensland by-election results for Bundamba and Currumbin

Labor looks set to keep its safe Ipswich state seat of Bundamba and the LNP is tracking ahead in the crucial Gold Coast seat of Currumbin. SEE THE RESULTS HERE

LIVE: Second round of results for Western Downs election race

premium_icon LIVE: Second round of results for Western Downs election...

KEEP up to date as the election votes start to roll in

Secret plan to turn Ekka into makeshift hospital

premium_icon Secret plan to turn Ekka into makeshift hospital

Health authorities are actively exploring a plan to convert showgrounds, mining camps and hotels into makeshift ICUs if high numbers of victims flood the state’s ...

What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

premium_icon What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

Oh for the a replay of the Broncos glory days when Alfie was the little maestro.

Wage theft a ‘business model’

premium_icon Wage theft a ‘business model’

Workers made their submissions to the Senate inquiry into wage theft, with shocking allegations of underpayment, bosses docking pay and sham contracting.

Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

premium_icon Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

A 2000 Sydney Olympics gold medallist says she knows the real reason the Tokyo Games were postponed.

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