National News

Wed 29 Jan 2020

Entire soccer team quarantined in hotel over coronavirus

premium_icon Entire soccer team quarantined in hotel over coronavirus

Thirty-two members of a major women’s soccer team have been quarantined in a hotel and must stay there for the next two weeks after arriving from China.

Why this star is ‘desperate’ to get a breast reduction

premium_icon Why this star is ‘desperate’ to get a breast reduction

Radio star Abby Coleman has opened up about why she is 'desperate' to get a breast reduction, saying her 10F cup size is impacting her quality of life

Business accused of deadly safety fail that killed dad

premium_icon Business accused of deadly safety fail that killed dad

Safety measures that could have been put in place to help prevent a tragic workplace death of Kevin Harney at a zinc refinery have been revealed.

Locals snappy at thieves who knicked their crocodile

premium_icon Locals snappy at thieves who knicked their crocodile

Police are investigating the theft of a pet crocodile named Snappy Tom and a 60cm barramundi from a school aquarium.

Child rapist given ‘good benefit’ for guilty plea

premium_icon Child rapist given ‘good benefit’ for guilty plea

‘Sometimes these events happen when there are emotionally fraught circumstances.’

Boyne Island ‘treehouse’ hits the market

premium_icon Boyne Island ‘treehouse’ hits the market

A secluded 'treehouse' with Boyne River views from almost every room is on the market.

Fear for Bilo family amid Christmas Island quarantine plan

premium_icon Fear for Bilo family amid Christmas Island quarantine plan

The decision to use Christmas Island as a quarantine base for evacuees at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak has prompted further concerns for Bilo family.

‘She loved big’: Lamington victim mourned

premium_icon ‘She loved big’: Lamington victim mourned

Megan Moon, who died after choking during an Australia Day lamington eating competition, has been remembered as kind, happy and outgoing.

Top criminal lawyer’s drink-driving arrest

premium_icon Top criminal lawyer’s drink-driving arrest

Criminal lawyer Neil Lawler was arrested outside a Sunshine Coast court and charged with drink-driving after allegedly acting for a client while drunk in court.

Cop killer appeal application goes ahead

Cop killer appeal application goes ahead

Jason Roberts' bid to get an appeal will be heard next month. He was convicted of murdering Sergeant Gary Silk and Senior Constable Rodney Miller.

Plane wreckage found but there's no sign of pilot and wife

premium_icon Plane wreckage found but there's no sign of pilot and wife

Wreckage from the Sunshine Coast light plane that crashed in Moreton Bay last week has been found, but there is still no sign of the pilot and his wife.

Prison officer bitten in assault by female prisoner

premium_icon Prison officer bitten in assault by female prisoner

A prison officer has been hospitalised after they were attacked by an inmate at Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre.

This photographer captures joy for parents after baby loss

premium_icon This photographer captures joy for parents after baby loss

For most people, these are just beautiful colourful baby photos. But for their parents and the photographer who took them, they mean so much more.

‘How ‘Botched’ saved my life’

premium_icon ‘How ‘Botched’ saved my life’

A QUEENSLAND woman shocked celebrity surgeons on US TV show Botched with her quest to look like a real-life Bratz doll.

Man denies choking and raping partner

premium_icon Man denies choking and raping partner

A woman has bravely testified against her ex-partner, who is accused of raping and choking her until she couldn’t breathe.

Armed man in Centrelink ‘having a very bad day’

premium_icon Armed man in Centrelink ‘having a very bad day’

A man has appeared in court over an alleged wild outburst in a Centrelink office after weeks of waiting to hear about his disability pension application.

Nikon D850 goes on holiday: Ultimate shooting joy

premium_icon Nikon D850 goes on holiday: Ultimate shooting joy

PHOTOGRAPHING a baby koala as it holds out its little paw, the magic of Nikon’s flagship D850 camera is revealed.

Fake dentist guilty of at-home treatments

Fake dentist guilty of at-home treatments

A Brazilian national has been fined after he pretended to be a dentist and carried out a tooth filling and an extraction in his Sydney home.

Coronavirus causing ‘severe panic’ in school community

premium_icon Coronavirus causing ‘severe panic’ in school community

“Severe panic” has prompted thousands to sign a petition from Brisbane’s southside calling for an exclusion period for students returning from China

Man jailed for masturbating over ‘terrified’ backpacker

premium_icon Man jailed for masturbating over ‘terrified’ backpacker

An 'irate' wife watched as her husband was jailed for sneaking into a Sunshine Coast backpackers and masturbating over a 21-year-old woman.

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