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Wed 24 Apr 2019

Cruel reaction to horror party injury

Cruel reaction to horror party injury

A British woman who was left with “life-changing” injuries after a boozy party has claimed hospital staff responded in the most brutal way.

VIDEO: Driver collects ticket machine instead of a ticket

VIDEO: Driver collects ticket machine instead of a ticket

WATCH: Everyone has found themselves too close or too far away from a parking ticket dispenser at some point - however this duo took it to another level.

Farmer’s incredible tale of surviving hellfire

premium_icon Farmer’s incredible tale of surviving hellfire

Farmer Anthony Caleo was 28 when an accident on the family farm left him with third degree burns to nearly 50 per cent of his body, face and head.

Cowboys’ McGuire reveals personal story on PTSD

premium_icon Cowboys’ McGuire reveals personal story on PTSD

Cowboys newcomer Josh McGuire is known as a tough competitor on the field but it’s one his family has faced off it where he has found strength to help others.

Dream to reopen abandoned Cape resort edging closer

premium_icon Dream to reopen abandoned Cape resort edging closer

For almost 20 years this resort has been abandoned in the Cape York jungle, but it could reopen if land tenure issues are resolved and a financier is found.

Army recruit dies during training

Army recruit dies during training

Tributes are pouring in for an 18-year-old Aussie army recruit who tragically died after being injured at a training centre.

Woman’s body found in Melbourne's CBD

Woman’s body found in Melbourne's CBD

The body of an unidentified woman has been found in Melbourne’s Chinatown. A large police presence is at the scene.

‘Animal lover’ guilty over animal skulls

premium_icon ‘Animal lover’ guilty over animal skulls

AN outlaw “conservationist” faces a potential stint in jail after pleading guilty to running an online business selling protected animal specimens from his home.

Man who ‘didn’t think he needed consent’ guilty of rape

premium_icon Man who ‘didn’t think he needed consent’ guilty of rape

A MAN who ‘didn’t think he needed consent’ to sexually assault a woman while she slept has been found guilty of rape

Detectives widen search in suspicious death

premium_icon Detectives widen search in suspicious death

DETECTIVES are casting their net wider and are looking to talk to anyone who knew John ‘Frank’ Cassidy, the man who was found dead in his caravan.

Motorists can't even drive properly around fire trucks

Motorists can't even drive properly around fire trucks

FIREFIGHTERS driving to a crash in a fire truck on Good Friday narrowly avoided becoming the victims of an accident themselves.

Volvo reveals why women aren’t as safe behind the wheel

Volvo reveals why women aren’t as safe behind the wheel

Female drivers have been put at risk by car makers placing too much focus on male occupants, according to one manufacturer.

New top cop’s unlikely first target

premium_icon New top cop’s unlikely first target

The first woman appointed to run Queensland’s Police Service has vowed to make the state the safest in the nation, highlighting one key area to reduce crime here.

Can Clive’s money really buy him an election win?

premium_icon Can Clive’s money really buy him an election win?

Clive Palmer, written off by many after 2016, has purchased a return ticket into our lives through saturation advertising across the country, especially in regional...

PM ‘close to deal with Palmer’

premium_icon PM ‘close to deal with Palmer’

Scott Morrison is reportedly on the verge of striking a preference deal with Clive Palmer that could help the billionaire nab a Senate seat.

Pollies shoud not underestimate Queensland

premium_icon Pollies shoud not underestimate Queensland

Queensland separated from New South Wales 160 years ago amid widespread dissatisfaction with a far-removed government and a sense of neglect. Our federal...

Casuals to get new right to permanent jobs

premium_icon Casuals to get new right to permanent jobs

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will today vow to legislate a right for casual workers to request permanent work in a bid to improve job security,

Big Qld names ‘slugged $7.5b’ under carbon plan

premium_icon Big Qld names ‘slugged $7.5b’ under carbon plan

Dozens of companies with Queensland operations employing about 10,000 people would have to fork out up to $7.4 billion in carbon offsets under Labor’s emissions...

Shorten coal stance could burn Labor seats

premium_icon Shorten coal stance could burn Labor seats

Bill Shorten is refusing to sign a union pledge in support of coal mining that several of his candidates in must-win Queensland seats have lent their names to.

Tributes for 'beautiful souls' found dead in tent

premium_icon Tributes for 'beautiful souls' found dead in tent

Two people found dead in their tent at a southern Queensland music festival have been described as “beautiful souls”, as the pill testing debate reignites.

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