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Fri 23 Oct 2020

‘Embarrassing’ AFL photo goes viral

‘Embarrassing’ AFL photo goes viral

It sounded like a dumb idea from the start and the end result has confirmed everyone’s worst suspicions about this grand final flop.

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Playing with snakes was a dangerous business for Ram Chandra, who made it his career.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Beach shack demolition in millionaire's row put on hold

Premium Content Beach shack demolition in millionaire's row put on hold

DEMOLITION of historic sand miner’s home in Byron Bay has been put on hold.

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Vietnam vet recalls horror of war

Premium Content Vietnam vet recalls horror of war

A Queensland digger still hears the sound of gunfire and death as if it was yesterday, almost 50 years on from the most brutal fire fight in South Vietnam.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

Outrage over ‘offensive’ children’s costume

Outrage over ‘offensive’ children’s costume

An Australian retailer has continued to sell an “offensive” costume ahead of Halloween despite calls for it to be pulled from the site.

Thu 24 Sep 2020

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Most of his collection is entered in the local and state heritage registers for the architectural significance

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