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Sun 28 Feb 2021

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Comp set to showcase business favourite

Premium Content IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Comp set to showcase business favourite

One of the region’s family-owned businesses have been announced as one of eight finalists in a national competition and here’s how you can help them win

Sat 27 Feb 2021

How drinks on Clive Palmer’s yacht as LNP sank sparked a coup

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LNP members — outraged that ex-presidents were on nemesis Clive Palmer’s yacht as the party lost the election — claim a top-down clean-out is needed.

Jackie Trad ‘agreed’ to pay NSW hotel bill

Premium Content Jackie Trad ‘agreed’ to pay NSW hotel bill

Steven Miles’ pledge to tear up a NSW quarantine bill has been dealt a blow following revelations Jackie Trad agreed to pay just weeks before she was deposed.

Aussie music festivals make a comeback

Premium Content Aussie music festivals make a comeback

The live music festival suffered last year, but Aussie promoters are bringing it back — including the first touring festival in the world right now.

Boy dies after inhaling pin

Boy dies after inhaling pin

A mother has shared a heartbreaking story of how her four-year-old choked on a pin the day of his brother’s birthday, before dying in hospital.

Man dies after car hits tree in medical episode

Premium Content Man dies after car hits tree in medical episode

A man has died after a medical episode led to his car hitting a tree north of the Sunshine Coast.

Shock revelation after Qld vaccine bungle

Shock revelation after Qld vaccine bungle

The doctor at the centre of the Queensland vaccine bungle where two patients were given four times the correct dosage had previously been sanctioned.

Ex’s ultimate revenge on Capitol rioter

Ex’s ultimate revenge on Capitol rioter

A man who allegedly stormed the US Capitol sent a text to his ex-girlfriend mid-siege to call her a “moron”. Then she delivered the ultimate payback.

World unites in pushback against China

World unites in pushback against China

It’s been described as a “crafty” move that could provoke a regional crisis but these five countries have united to pushback against Beijing.

Bizarre claims at anti-vaxx protest

Bizarre claims at anti-vaxx protest

Anti-vaxxers have held a protest outside the Health Minister’s office to rally against the rollout of the country’s coronavirus vaccine.

Warning issued as bushfire burns near Hervey Bay

Warning issued as bushfire burns near Hervey Bay

Motorists are being urged to drive with caution in the area

Embarrassing decision Harry might regret

Embarrassing decision Harry might regret

Prince Harry spent an entire afternoon with James Corden strutting around LA for a laid-back interview. But was the exercise a folly?

‘They did nothing’: The devastation caused by a predator

Premium Content ‘They did nothing’: The devastation caused by a predator

Kathleen Walsh was your typical 11-year-old Mount Isa girl. She loved Irish dancing, softball, swimming and playing the piano and was surrounded with friends.

GOTCHA: NQ police land big-time drug figure

Premium Content GOTCHA: NQ police land big-time drug figure

North Queensland police have arrested and charged a man with more than 50 drug related offences, including trafficking and supply, after an ongoing operation.

Sector braces for economic black hole ahead of subsidy end

Premium Content Sector braces for economic black hole ahead of subsidy end

Tourism leaders have warned whatever takes the place of JobKeeper when the axe falls next month may not be enough to prop up struggling businesses.

‘Watching like a hawk’: Cyclone likely to form in Coral Sea

Premium Content ‘Watching like a hawk’: Cyclone likely to form in Coral Sea

The Bureau of Meteorology is keeping a close eye on a potential tropical low that could develop into a cyclone off the Far North coast.

JobKeeper end a wake-up call for tourism ‘zombie companies’

Premium Content JobKeeper end a wake-up call for tourism ‘zombie companies’

A hammer blow set to drop on the tourism industry when JobKeeper dries up next month could be the wake-up call needed to push diversification.

The second minister to get the jab

The second minister to get the jab

A senior minister has become the second member of the government to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Instant millionaire Kambosos slams lightweight champ

Instant millionaire Kambosos slams lightweight champ

Only two Australians have ever unified a boxing division — new ly-minted millionaire George Kambosos is vowing to become the third.

‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Premium Content ‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Mum-of-two media personality Tamara Wrigley’s hope for more children was cut short in her mid-30s when she was diagnosed with endometriosis. This is her story.

Poo problem leads gamer to stab house guest

Premium Content Poo problem leads gamer to stab house guest

A man has avoided jail for stabbing his Buderim housemate’s friend who accused him of leaving faeces on the toilet seat.

Dad busted with drug utensils with crystal residue

Premium Content Dad busted with drug utensils with crystal residue

A former panel beater caring full-time for two of his children was busted with drug utensils with methamphetamine residue.

Husband's mobile phone scam paid for IVF

Premium Content Husband's mobile phone scam paid for IVF

A man on a bridging visa scammed foreign students to get their mobile phones. He then used money from the sale of the phones for his wife’s IVF.

Expert’s wild Melissa Caddick theory

Expert’s wild Melissa Caddick theory

A criminology expert has made an outlandish claim that accused conwoman Melissa Caddick could still be alive, despite her foot washing up on a beach.

Seller of lame horse ordered to repay twice sale price

Premium Content Seller of lame horse ordered to repay twice sale price

A grazier who was sold a lame nag instead of the fit stockhorse advertised on Facebook has been compensated after taking the seller to court.

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