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Fri 18 Sep 2020

Calls grow for a death tax on Aussies

Calls grow for a death tax on Aussies

Australians are hoarding huge sums of money until they die to pass onto their kids. But a controversial death tax could change that.

Shark control stoush ahead of school holidays rush

Premium Content Shark control stoush ahead of school holidays rush

A row has broken out about shark control measures as the Gold Coast prepares for an influx of beachgoers during the school holidays.

WATCH LIVE: Seniors basketball - Brisbane SHS vs Mtn Creek

Premium Content WATCH LIVE: Seniors basketball - Brisbane SHS vs Mtn Creek

Don't miss any of the action as top contenders headline day two of our livestreamed The Champion Basketball School of Queensland tournament. WATCH HERE!

UPDATE: Follow-up sewage tests find no sign of COVID-19

Premium Content UPDATE: Follow-up sewage tests find no sign of COVID-19

"A negative result today doesn't indicate a false positive in the previous test"

Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

Premium Content Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

It was a kids storytime at a library that turned into a media storm when protesters confronted drag queens. The next day the lead protester had taken his life.

Grandma in heated fight after storming home

Premium Content Grandma in heated fight after storming home

A 43-year-old woman has faced a count of assault occasioning bodily harm after an altercation over her granddaughter at a Morayfield home.

How soon aged care homes may reopen

Premium Content How soon aged care homes may reopen

Hard on the heels of news Queensland’s border will be open to visitors from the ACT, there’s further good news for nursing home residents and their families.

Staggering number of job losses from Dalby ethanol plant closure

Premium Content Staggering number of job losses from Dalby ethanol plant...

MANY families will be left without income after the Dalby Bio-refinery decided to cease operations ‘indefinitely’. See how many job losses are projected:

‘Writhing in pain’: Angry dog owners demand baiting ban

Premium Content ‘Writhing in pain’: Angry dog owners demand baiting ban

Furious dog owners are demanding a controversial baiting program is banned with scores of beloved pets becoming ‘collateral damage’.

Horrific end: Five dogs dead in five hours

Premium Content Horrific end: Five dogs dead in five hours

Thrashing around with their ‘eyes popping out of their heads’, five dogs died horrific deaths in five hours after a suspected baiting. WARNING: DISTRESSING

Magistrate: 'Don’t jail me – I did it for my daughter'

Premium Content Magistrate: 'Don’t jail me – I did it for my daughter'

A former magistrate says it would be “heartless” to jail him for abusing his office because he tried to dodge demerit points for the sake of his daughter.

CHINCHILLA COURT: Grandmother of 12 convicted with drug charges

Premium Content CHINCHILLA COURT: Grandmother of 12 convicted with drug...

A CHINCHILLA grandmother with cash stashed in her steering wheel, faced drug charges in court.

‘FOMO’: Xmas concern for console launch

‘FOMO’: Xmas concern for console launch

If you want to get one of the next generation consoles before the end of the year it looks like you’ll have to be quick.

‘High risk’ rapist filmed himself abusing blindfolded child

Premium Content ‘High risk’ rapist filmed himself abusing blindfolded child

An Ipswich judge is considering the punishment after hearing a sickening case of abuse on a child

Truckie ordered off road after motorist sounds alarm

Premium Content Truckie ordered off road after motorist sounds alarm

Police who were called to check on a truck driver found him in possession of the drug ice

Skylift brought from Queensland to help at cathedral fire

Premium Content Skylift brought from Queensland to help at cathedral fire

MORE than 40 firefighters worked to get the blaze under control, and a Bronto skylift was sent from Queensland to help out. ***SEE PHOTOS OF IT IN ACTION***

Whiteley painting of a bird in a tree worth a fortune

Premium Content Whiteley painting of a bird in a tree worth a fortune

A painting that relates to the tragic story of a famous artist and his beautiful daughter will be auctioned next month and could fetch more than $1 million.

Prestigious school’s former principal charged with fraud

Premium Content Prestigious school’s former principal charged with fraud

The former principal of one of a prestigious and high-achieving school has been charged with multiple offences including fraud and misconduct.

Couple‘s massive fine for fried chicken

Couple‘s massive fine for fried chicken

A Melbourne couple’s craving for some tasty fried chicken has cost them $3200 because of one reason police weren’t happy with.

Jail time reduced over Islamic State ‘joke’

Jail time reduced over Islamic State ‘joke’

A man involved in an execution outside NSW’s police HQ has had his sentence reduced after arguing a comment about Islamic State was just a joke.

‘I will cut you on the face’: Chinchilla teen attacks cops

Premium Content ‘I will cut you on the face’: Chinchilla teen attacks cops

THIS Chinchilla McDonald’s worker called 000 and then assaulted the two police officers who arrived to help her. DETAILS INSIDE:

Australia's first COVID container classroom opens

Australia's first COVID container classroom opens

Engineers have transformed a shipping container into a hi-tech isolation chamber which students are using for COVID medical training.

Surprising car is Porsche’s most powerful

Surprising car is Porsche’s most powerful

When you think of powerful Porsches, a sleek sports car will spring to mind, but the brand’s most powerful isn’t what you think it is.

Caught a croak? No pressure to get tested

Premium Content Caught a croak? No pressure to get tested

Chief Health Officer has issued this advice for those who may feel a croaky voice coming on.

Star caught out in sexy cricket video lie

Star caught out in sexy cricket video lie

NRL TV personality Yvonne O’Keefe has been ambushed with a lie detector and grilled about her infamous sex act simulation on live TV.

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