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Fri 29 May 2020

Luckiest bloke in Australia totally oblivious to $17m win

premium_icon Luckiest bloke in Australia totally oblivious to $17m win

A man has had the wake-up call most can only dream of, after discovering he has become a multimillionaire overnight, scooping the $17m Powerball jackpot.

Masked graffiti accused has his charges dismissed

premium_icon Masked graffiti accused has his charges dismissed

THE court imposed a range of treatment-based conditions.

When can we spot Migaloo passing the Far North Coast?

premium_icon When can we spot Migaloo passing the Far North Coast?

AUSTRALIAN Eastern Humpback whales are on the move to the warmer northern waters and breeding grounds.

How ‘devil’s music’ can be fun and caring

premium_icon How ‘devil’s music’ can be fun and caring

BYRON Bay band In Hearts Wake have had some of their shows picketed in America by confused extremist groups.

Banished Aussie bikies are sowing chaos in NZ

premium_icon Banished Aussie bikies are sowing chaos in NZ

Australia’s exiled bikies are taking crime to extreme, violent levels in New Zealand, transforming the Kiwi gang scene as they stage a turf war.

Trouble brews once welfare payments stop in Australia

premium_icon Trouble brews once welfare payments stop in Australia

The economy is slowly reopening but there could be problems once the financial payments rolled out during COVID-19 come to an end, writes Sophie Elsworth

$50m hole: Taxpayers could foot food outlet's huge wage bill

premium_icon $50m hole: Taxpayers could foot food outlet's huge wage bill

The extent of a collapsed restaurant empire's debt has been revealed, with its assets unlikely to cover the massive amount owed to creditors.

Macadamia farmer accused of stealing water

premium_icon Macadamia farmer accused of stealing water

THE macadamia farmer pleaded guilty to taking and using water without a licence.

12-year-old boy dies during fight with group of youths

premium_icon 12-year-old boy dies during fight with group of youths

Queensland police are investigating the sudden death of a 12-year-old boy following an argument between two two groups of youths.

Drug dealer resentenced in bid to earn $600k footy contract

premium_icon Drug dealer resentenced in bid to earn $600k footy contract

A former Brisbane Bronco has been resentenced over drug charges because he needed to have his probation order removed to play football overseas.

Broncos player ratings: ‘He’ll be having nightmares’

premium_icon Broncos player ratings: ‘He’ll be having nightmares’

The flying start to the season back in March was a distant memory as the Broncos marked their first game back in 69 days with a defeat.

Three-way contest for Eden-Monaro as Nationals step up

premium_icon Three-way contest for Eden-Monaro as Nationals step up

The Nationals have this morning opened nominations for the federal seat of Eden-Monaro in a shock move that now pits the party against the Liberals.

'Tell the truth': Nurse blasted over overseas trip

premium_icon 'Tell the truth': Nurse blasted over overseas trip

The suspended Queensland nurse at the centre of a community coronavirus scare was overseas just weeks before she was tested for COVID-19, it has been revealed.

Rival mates to bring out the best in Cowboys ‘thoroughbred’

premium_icon Rival mates to bring out the best in Cowboys ‘thoroughbred’

The opportunity to take on his mates is not just a chance the Cowboys thoroughbred is relishing, it is one that will bring out the best in him.

Legal bid to stop man planning coronavirus protest

premium_icon Legal bid to stop man planning coronavirus protest

Police are preparing a legal battle in a bid to prevent a man from staging a protest of more than 100 people this weekend.

Back to the future to encourage Aussies to buy local

premium_icon Back to the future to encourage Aussies to buy local

An ad campaign from the ’80s has been given a reboot to encourages Aussies to buy local.

Ballina shed helps mental health

premium_icon Ballina shed helps mental health

The Mental Health Support Group has secured a new shed in Ballina to deal with increased demand.

RBA boss: ‘Why we can’t end Jobkeeper yet’

premium_icon RBA boss: ‘Why we can’t end Jobkeeper yet’

The $70 billion JobKeeper wage subsidy might need to be extended, according to Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe.

Cowboy raring to get back into NRL action

premium_icon Cowboy raring to get back into NRL action

He’s no stranger to the NRL arena but Cowboys utility Ben Hampton will enter his 95th career game with a deeper appreciation for rugby league having gone through its...

Jan’s recipe request keeps her cooking in lockdown

premium_icon Jan’s recipe request keeps her cooking in lockdown

She’s been labelled as the “New Flo” after her pumpkin scone recipe made it into an Australian cooking standard

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