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Fri 5 Mar 2021

Revealed: QLD private schools named on rape culture website

Premium Content Revealed: QLD private schools named on rape culture website

Elite private boys’ schools have been rocked by distressing allegations of rape and sexual assault.

Foreign ship dumped rubbish on famous reef

Foreign ship dumped rubbish on famous reef

A foreign shipping company has been convicted for dumping food waste onto the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.

Girls in fear as males use hardcore porn for violent sex

Premium Content Girls in fear as males use hardcore porn for violent sex

Schoolgirls are being forced into unwanted acts as hardcore porn inspires their male peers to engage in violent sex.

‘Weird’ detail in lunch box sparks divide

‘Weird’ detail in lunch box sparks divide

The mum had shared her “first attempt” at making a tasty lunch for her child – only to be criticised over one “weird” ingredient.

Woman details jail birth hell

Woman details jail birth hell

A recovering drug addict has detailed her traumatising birth in jail, delivering her baby chained to a bed.

Cop’s teen grooming was ‘brazen and persistent’

Premium Content Cop’s teen grooming was ‘brazen and persistent’

A disgraced former child protection cop found guilty of child grooming has been granted bail while a judge considers his sentence.

Why Monday is D-Day for the royals

Why Monday is D-Day for the royals

With both the Queen and the Sussexes facing off with their own televised events mere hours apart, Monday is set to mark the occasion of a royal war of words.

Drunk woman’s ‘absolutely despicable’ act on victim

Premium Content Drunk woman’s ‘absolutely despicable’ act on victim

A ferry passenger had to call police after a drunk woman smeared spit “all over” her face in an act labelled as “absolutely despicable, disgusting”.

Mason Lee Child Safety staff ‘should have been sacked’

Premium Content Mason Lee Child Safety staff ‘should have been sacked’

An investigation has found the disciplinary action taken against Child Safety employees who 'completely failed' Mason Jett Lee was 'manifestly inadequate'

‘No idea I was doing anything wrong’

‘No idea I was doing anything wrong’

Storm star Josh Addo-Carr pleaded ignorance after he escaped a conviction for firearms offences in relation to his infamous camping trip.

250k Aussies may soon lose their jobs

250k Aussies may soon lose their jobs

Up to a quarter of a million Aussies could lose their jobs in a wave of business collapses beginning within weeks, new analysis has warned.

‘What does it take?’: PM peppered

‘What does it take?’: PM peppered

The PM has been hit with tough questions after his minister, Linda Reynolds, apologised for calling an alleged rape victim a ‘lying cow’.

Eddie Murphy is ‘on a different level’

Eddie Murphy is ‘on a different level’

There’s no one quite like Eddie Murphy, with even his co-star saying the comedy legend is on a “different level”.

NT’s first AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to arrive next week

Premium Content NT’s first AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to arrive next week

THE first shipment of the AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive in the Northern Territory in a matter of days with 1440 doses to begin rolling out immediately

ANZ warns of interest rate increase

ANZ warns of interest rate increase

Surging house prices may fuel an interest rate rise sooner rather than later if they keep climbing above inflation, ANZ’s top executive warns.

Comedian pranks Craig Kelly's house

Comedian pranks Craig Kelly's house

An outspoken MP is livid after two men entered his home during an open house to leave a provocative message.

PM backs inquest into alleged Porter rape

PM backs inquest into alleged Porter rape

Scott Morrison has announced he would support a coronial inquest into the death of the woman who accused Christian Porter of a historical rape, which he denies.

Elite boys schools promote misogyny, says academic

Premium Content Elite boys schools promote misogyny, says academic

An academic has questioned the relevance of boys’ schools in a gender-just world, saying they only promote “offensive and misogynistic" behaviour.

Car alert in missing campers case

Premium Content Car alert in missing campers case

A single car remains untraced by detectives investigating the disappearance of campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay.

Parliament hit with review amid rape claims

Premium Content Parliament hit with review amid rape claims

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner will review federal parliamentary workplaces after the Christian Porter and Brittany Higgins rape allegations emerged.

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