July 2020

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 5:21 PM

An increase in beer tax has been labelled 'un-Australian' by the Katter’s Australian Party, with Bob Katter linking the price hike to a rise in suicide.

‘Un-Australian’: Katter says beer tax will cause deaths

An increase in beer tax has been labelled 'un-Australian' by the Katter’s Australian Party, with Bob Katter linking the price hike to a rise in suicide.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 1:12 PM

A family has been told they should move to a bigger city so they can access specialist care for their daughter who requires a heart transplant.

Life changing petition the key to little Emily’s heart

A family has been told they should move to a bigger city so they can access specialist care for their daughter who requires a heart transplant.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 11:17 AM

The pokie ban as a result of eased COVID-19 restrictions has been a blessing in disguise for many problem gamblers, while some have turned to online gambling for their fix.

Gambling addictions eased by pokie ban

The pokie ban as a result of eased COVID-19 restrictions has been a blessing in disguise for many problem gamblers, while some have turned to online gambling for their fix.

Published a story 1st Jul 2020 3:50 PM

Armed with a can of WD-40 and leaning over the chassis of his piece of Australian motoring history, it’s impossible to wipe the smile off Loris Cozzuol’s face.

You can buy this GTS Monaro - but it'll cost you heaps

Armed with a can of WD-40 and leaning over the chassis of his piece of Australian motoring history, it’s impossible to wipe the smile off Loris Cozzuol’s face.

June 2020

Published a story 6th Jun 2020 5:55 PM

Armani Mooka has already been the victim of cruel racial taunts and bullying in the schoolyard - even labelled a “gorilla” in grade four.

11yo girl stands up, speaks out on schoolyard racism

Armani Mooka has already been the victim of cruel racial taunts and bullying in the schoolyard - even labelled a “gorilla” in grade four.

Published a story 6th Jun 2020 5:45 PM

The Black Lives Matter movement sweeping Australia this weekend are not about black vs white but rather a case of society standing up against systematic racism

‘Problem is not black vs white, it’s us vs racism’

The Black Lives Matter movement sweeping Australia this weekend are not about black vs white but rather a case of society standing up against systematic racism

March 2020

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 9:01 AM

Golf clubs have been given a reprieve from COVID-19 lockdowns, with courses allowed to remain open after there was confusion surrounding their future.

Lockdowns lifted for local golf courses

Golf clubs have been given a reprieve from COVID-19 lockdowns, with courses allowed to remain open after there was confusion surrounding their future.

Published a story 11th Mar 2020 10:09 AM

RETAIL staff in Townsville are calling for calm over the limited availability of toilet paper and other products with abusive phone calls becoming a daily occurrence.

Local shop staff cop abuse during toilet roll panic

RETAIL staff in Townsville are calling for calm over the limited availability of toilet paper and other products with abusive phone calls becoming a daily occurrence.

Published a story 5th Mar 2020 10:19 AM

IF ANDREW and Shelly Johnston could have things their way, they’d soon swap their new house for all the anguish they’ve suffered over the past 14 months.

It’s finally home sweet home for flood affected couple

IF ANDREW and Shelly Johnston could have things their way, they’d soon swap their new house for all the anguish they’ve suffered over the past 14 months.

January 2020

Published a story 25th Jan 2020 8:34 AM

One baby for mum, one for dad and one for the bush: That’s a local MP’s new catchcry to boost population in the west.

KAP wants residents in bed for the bush

One baby for mum, one for dad and one for the bush: That’s a local MP’s new catchcry to boost population in the west.

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