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Thu 18 Jul 2019

Are you paying $2,000 too much for health cover?

premium_icon Are you paying $2,000 too much for health cover?

They cover exactly the same procedures but one health fund is charging almost $2,000 a year more for its Gold health cover than its competitors.

Australian Survivor host doesn't like to sit on the sideline

premium_icon Australian Survivor host doesn't like to sit on the sideline

Before the champions and contenders have a go, it's Jonathan LaPaglia who often tests out the reality show's obstacle courses.

Gold Coast the ‘euthanasia hub’ of Australia

premium_icon Gold Coast the ‘euthanasia hub’ of Australia

The man famously dubbed Dr Death says the Gold Coast has become the euthanasia hub of Australia partly because retirees fear becoming “trapped” in nursing homes.

Fears for missing woman and children

Fears for missing woman and children

Police hold serious concerns for a 40-year-old southeast Queensland woman and three young children who have been missing since July 11.

Durko's Dissections: NRL previews for round 18

premium_icon Durko's Dissections: NRL previews for round 18

Some more big clashes, Tony Durkin dissects the latest round of rugby league action.

What's on the big screen this week

What's on the big screen this week

DOES Disney's Lion King remake live up to the hype or will it disappoint a generation of fans who grew up with the Oscar-winning original?

Samuel Johnson: ‘Showbiz not to blame for my drug issues’

premium_icon Samuel Johnson: ‘Showbiz not to blame for my drug issues’

Gold Logie winner Samuel Johnson has admits his addiction to drugs in the past had nothing to do with the entertainment industry.

Backing the bush: Plan to build $100b industry

premium_icon Backing the bush: Plan to build $100b industry

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce soon-to-be finalised plans to boost the size and financial scale of the agriculture, fisheries and forestry...

Paul Keating, John Howard’s car crash claims revealed

premium_icon Paul Keating, John Howard’s car crash claims revealed

Two former prime ministers claimed for ‘accident excess’ on their private-plated vehicles while at least 41 politicians have made car claims since January last...

Golfer dad kills daughter in freak accident

Golfer dad kills daughter in freak accident

A six-year-old girl in the US has died in a tragic accident on a golf course as her family stood nearby.

Bullied teen died in front of classmates

Bullied teen died in front of classmates

A 14-year-old boy, who had reportedly been the target of bullies, has died at a train station as other students watched on.

The Veronicas prepared to bare all

premium_icon The Veronicas prepared to bare all

Brisbane duo The Veronicas say they are prepared to bare all in their upcoming MTV reality show.

‘The only thing that will fix Family Court’

premium_icon ‘The only thing that will fix Family Court’

The Government has been urged to abort its merger of two federal courts, with advocates saying there’s only one thing that can fix the Family Court crisis.

Mates may be hiding ‘dangerous’ wanted man

premium_icon Mates may be hiding ‘dangerous’ wanted man

Friends of a man wanted for questioning in relation to a murder are using hire cars, hotels and Airbnb to shield him from authorities, police allege.

What playing a nun taught me: actor's social media message

premium_icon What playing a nun taught me: actor's social media message

Lambs of God star Jessica Barden on what modern women can learn from Sister Carla, her character in Foxtel's divine new drama.

Charger sparks future: new tech to bring tourism to Valley

premium_icon Charger sparks future: new tech to bring tourism to Valley

NRMA and council join forces to bring electric cars into the region

Gympie court: Grog 'no excuse' for anti-Muslim rape slur

premium_icon Gympie court: Grog 'no excuse' for anti-Muslim rape slur

Magistrate condemns drunken hate speech in disorderly conduct case

Kick from toddler leads to shock cancer diagnosis

premium_icon Kick from toddler leads to shock cancer diagnosis

An accidental kick to the chest from a screaming toddler has potentially saved the life of a Sunshine Coast mum.

THAT'S DISGUSTING: Mum shamed for breastfeeding in public

premium_icon THAT'S DISGUSTING: Mum shamed for breastfeeding in public

It was only the second time she had breastfed her baby in public.

Is that 'green' bin bag really green?

premium_icon Is that 'green' bin bag really green?

NEW products are hitting the supermarket shelves labelled "green", "biodegradeable" or "degradeable", but they shouldn't go anywhere near your organics bin.

Call for cameras to catch beach hoons at South Ballina

premium_icon Call for cameras to catch beach hoons at South Ballina

RESIDENTS say too many four-wheel drivers disregard the no-vehicle access sanctuary zone.

5G jitters? Scientists debunk the myths and true concerns

premium_icon 5G jitters? Scientists debunk the myths and true concerns

ARE you worried about the possible health impacts of 5G? Read on...

'Alcohol is never the solution': Advice after drunken crash

premium_icon 'Alcohol is never the solution': Advice after drunken crash

A WOMAN who crashed her car into a tree while drunk has faced court.

Serial killer theory in NSW backpacker disappearances

premium_icon Serial killer theory in NSW backpacker disappearances

A leading forensic psychologists has raised the possibility a serial killer is behind the disappearance of three young backpackers on the NSW north coast.

100 homes, 400 jobs on hold at Ballina development

premium_icon 100 homes, 400 jobs on hold at Ballina development

A DEVELOPER is taking Ballina Shire Council to court over ongoing delays to a new residential development, which is leaving landowners in limbo.

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