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Wed 22 Jan 2020

Behind the lens of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Behind the lens of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Harrowing, heartbreaking and heroic images from the Australian bushfires. Warning some graphic images.

Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

premium_icon Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

Police feared Tiaaleaiga so they approached him as a group, armed with tasers - but not even that could stop him.

'140 dairies would collapse if LNP had their way': Minister

'140 dairies would collapse if LNP had their way': Minister

Health Minister Steven Miles has taken aim at Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington’s criticism of a recent controversial dairy tender.

All smiles as Yellow Wiggle discharged from hospital

premium_icon All smiles as Yellow Wiggle discharged from hospital

The original Yellow Wiggle Greg Page has been discharged from hospital just days after suffering a cardiac arrest at a fundraising concert

SNAIL MAIL: Aus Post slammed over month-long delay

premium_icon SNAIL MAIL: Aus Post slammed over month-long delay

A former Australia Post employee has been left disappointed after a Christmas card sent in early December arrived in his letterbox... in mid-January.

Retirees vow fight after pension inquiry

premium_icon Retirees vow fight after pension inquiry

Thousands of retired Defence Force personnel are fighting the Federal Government over a deduction taken out of their pensions

Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

premium_icon Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

Animal activist Brianna Lee Thauer's social media posts provided proof of the theft of six piglets from a southeast Queensland piggery, a court has heard.

Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

premium_icon Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

They had just left court after facing various charges, but these people found themselves with another ticket, which could have been avoided.

Supermarket giant announces shock exit

premium_icon Supermarket giant announces shock exit

Major international supermarket Kaufland was preparing for a large presence in Australia but is now leaving the country.

Large parts of Australia to cop dumping

Large parts of Australia to cop dumping

With a monsoon across Northern Australia and severe weather warnings in place elsewhere, the country is set to cop a deluge of rain.

Shark sighting closes Sunshine Coast beach

premium_icon Shark sighting closes Sunshine Coast beach

A popular Sunshine Coast beach has been closed after a three-metre shark was spotted just 10 metres behind the surf break.

Notorious cancer con’s rude awakening

Notorious cancer con’s rude awakening

Cancer con artist Belle Gibson had not paid a cent towards a six-figure fine for duping Aussies. This morning she had a reality check.

Coast woman finds hope after Lyme disease battle

premium_icon Coast woman finds hope after Lyme disease battle

After a long battle with a disease not recognised in Australia by medical experts, a Coast woman wants to give other sufferers hope.

Barty cruises into third round

premium_icon Barty cruises into third round

If the confidence evident in her serving is anything to go by, Ash Barty’s unbeaten run looks set to continue after a clinical deconstruction of Polona Hercog.

Family, friends farewell ‘ripper bloke’ who ‘died a hero’

premium_icon Family, friends farewell ‘ripper bloke’ who ‘died a hero’

Bill Slade, who was killed by a falling tree while working on a Forest Fire Management taskforce, has been described as dying 'doing what he loved'.

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