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Fri 24 Jan 2020

‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

premium_icon ‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

A judge has expressed her dismay that Queensland’s youth don’t seem to be getting the message that sexting is a crime.

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

A woman on a bus has been screamed down by fellow passengers who called her “racist” after she told them to speak to each other in English.

Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

premium_icon Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being paid is likely to be jailed.

The simple habit to stop the spread of the coronavirus

premium_icon The simple habit to stop the spread of the coronavirus

There is no treatment for the coronavirus and experts say the best way to stop it becoming a pandemic is by using good old fashioned public health measures.

TV series fans have waited 18 years for

TV series fans have waited 18 years for

Eighteen years is a long time to wait for the next chapter in an iconic series. So thank god the wait is finally over today.

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

Former factory worker Saso Krstevski will be deported from NSW to Macedonia almost 20 years after killing his boss and stuffing his body in a barrel.

The ultimate odd couple to stream this weekend

premium_icon The ultimate odd couple to stream this weekend

The true-ish story of two old Vatican bros whistling ABBA tunes and rearranging the face of modern Catholicism just so happens to be a ripping movie experience.

Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

premium_icon Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling 24th grand slam title has been put on hold after a shock loss to China’s Wang Qiang.

‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

premium_icon ‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

The three US firefighters who died in yesterday’s fiery plane crash have been identified, as NSW Premier Gladys Berijiklian announces memorial for fire victims.

Hollywood film predicted virus crisis

Hollywood film predicted virus crisis

People are pointing out that a 2011 thriller starring Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow seemingly predicted the coronavirus outbreak.

How new expert road panel will help in rebuilding regional roads

premium_icon How new expert road panel will help in rebuilding regional...

NSW Government makes a long awaited announcement after being slammed for inaction by the opposition over a late election promise.

Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

premium_icon Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

A convicted sex pest has spent an extra year in jail as authorities struggle to find an aged care home that will take him in.

‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

premium_icon ‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

A father and son who died battling a bushfire on the NSW south coast have been farewelled in an emotional funeral service at Cobargo.

Surfing therapy for children with autism coming to region

premium_icon Surfing therapy for children with autism coming to region

COMMUNITY-based initiative will hold its fifth event at Lennox Head on Australia Day.

Teenager in fall at popular rock pools

premium_icon Teenager in fall at popular rock pools

A rescue helicopter has been dispatched to help a teenage boy who suffered a fall at rock pools on the Gold Coast.

GRAPHIC: Mum’s sick final act before killing kids

GRAPHIC: Mum’s sick final act before killing kids

A 22-year-old woman who allegedly smothered her three children committed the “senseless” act while her fiance was in the next room. WARNING: Graphic

'We're really sorry': why popular pit-stop is closing

premium_icon 'We're really sorry': why popular pit-stop is closing

The business has been an institution for locals and those travelling through the area.

Mum ’shaken’ as 3yo opens pool gate

Mum ’shaken’ as 3yo opens pool gate

A mum has shared a video showing her child confidently using toys to unlock a pool fence, letting himself and his little sister into the pool area.

Doomsday is now much closer

Doomsday is now much closer

The keepers of the Doomsday clock have said we’re closer than ever to meeting our end, and they say one group of people is to blame.

Claims Nicole Kidman was a ‘flat-out diva’ on set

premium_icon Claims Nicole Kidman was a ‘flat-out diva’ on set

Rhonda Burchmore has accused Nicole Kidman of diva behaviour on the set of the epic movie, Australia. She also mocked Kidman’s complaints during a campfire chat

Trump snaps after watching ad

Trump snaps after watching ad

Donald Trump was left fuming after he came across an ad targeting him on his favourite TV show. Now, he's hitting back.

Two people in Queensland tested for deadly coronavirus

premium_icon Two people in Queensland tested for deadly coronavirus

Two more people in Queensland are being tested amid concerns they may have coronavirus, with the state’s chief health officer urging anyone with symptoms to see a...

Tom Williams wants to make TV comeback

Tom Williams wants to make TV comeback

Tom Williams stunned his fans when he quit TV in 2018. But after a year out of the spotlight, he wants his old job back.

Keep up with the locals:  Just $1 for the first 28 days

premium_icon Keep up with the locals: Just $1 for the first 28 days

It pays to be ‘in the know’ – and never has it been more critical in a social media age where so much false information is being pumped out.

Tragic reason mother-of-three needed both feet amputated

Tragic reason mother-of-three needed both feet amputated

A 36-year old mother-of-three has shared her horror story on how unclear messaging on a packet led to a life-threatening infection.

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