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Wed 21 Aug 2019

Primary students given graphic sex tips

Primary students given graphic sex tips

An Ipswich primary school has provided students as young as six with a letter containing graphic descriptions of oral and anal sex.

‘Miracle’ escape as stolen car hits home

premium_icon ‘Miracle’ escape as stolen car hits home

A family has had a miraculous escape after a stolen car smashed into their western suburbs home while the driver tried to evade police after driving off from an RBT...

Big problem with Alan Jones claim

Big problem with Alan Jones claim

Alan Jones’ team says his comments about Jacinda Ardern were taken out of context — but a crucial piece of evidence seems to have vanished.

First look trailer at Aussie go-kart movie

First look trailer at Aussie go-kart movie

Wax on, wax off. Check out the first trailer for upcoming Aussie film Go!. It has serious Karate Kid vibes.

Surf Life Saving boss arrested over alleged $2.7m fraud

premium_icon Surf Life Saving boss arrested over alleged $2.7m fraud

The man formerly in charge of lifesaving has been arrested after a police investigation into the theft of money allegedly used to fund a luxury lifestyle.

Pauline Hanson to climb the Rock today

premium_icon Pauline Hanson to climb the Rock today

Divisive One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has touched down in Central Australia and plans to climb Uluru this afternoon

Comedian vents disgust at plane passenger

Comedian vents disgust at plane passenger

A passenger on-board a plane was disgusted after a man put his bare feet on the in-flight entertainment screen before leaving toe marks on the wall.

Hanson’s ‘sickening’ stunt mocked

Hanson’s ‘sickening’ stunt mocked

Pauline Hanson’s latest stunt has spectacularly backfired, with the public labelling her a “perpetual embarrassment” and “unfit for public office”.

Cheering as Pell’s freedom bid rejected

Cheering as Pell’s freedom bid rejected

THE world has reacted after the court handed down its decision to dismiss George Pell’s appeal, upholding his conviction for child sex offences.

Heart Foundation’s shock new diet rules

premium_icon Heart Foundation’s shock new diet rules

The Heart Foundation has some good and bad news in its revamped dietary rules. And the new guidelines on what you can and can’t eat will surprise many.

Police officers hospitalised following crash

premium_icon Police officers hospitalised following crash

If you’re going to have an accident, the last thing you want to crash into is a police vehicle.

Man killed, woman injured in tragic house fire

premium_icon Man killed, woman injured in tragic house fire

A man has died following reports of a person on fire at a Thornbury home this morning. A woman has been taken to hospital suffering burns as police continue probing...

Full list of creditors owed money in JM Kelly Group collapse

premium_icon Full list of creditors owed money in JM Kelly Group collapse

The collapse of Queensland builder JM Kelly Group last year costs more than 200 jobs and left creditors owed about $50m.

Mind-boggling illusion baffles internet

Mind-boggling illusion baffles internet

What animal do you see here? It’s a question the internet is currently debating as a mind-bending optical illusion confuses us all.

Court decides on Pell in record time

premium_icon Court decides on Pell in record time

CARDINAL George Pell may have spent his last night in prison with the state's top court to rule on his appeal against child sex abuse convictions.

Katter fury over jail threat for cash spenders

premium_icon Katter fury over jail threat for cash spenders

Federal MP Bob Katter says unfair draft laws will lead to many Queenslanders facing jail purely because of the way they like to pay their bills.

US warns Iran on oil delivery to Syria

US warns Iran on oil delivery to Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that the US will act to prevent an Iranian oil tanker from delivering oil to Syria in breach of US sanctions.

Moment alleged car thief realised who he’d stolen from

premium_icon Moment alleged car thief realised who he’d stolen from

When this Gold Coast cage fighter and Muay Thai trainer realised his car was stolen, he was determined to get it back and confront the alleged thief.

Stranded in Bali on life support

premium_icon Stranded in Bali on life support

An Australian father-of-five is stranded in Bali on life support after having a stroke while on holiday

‘Alarming’: Xi Jinping’s daring overreach

‘Alarming’: Xi Jinping’s daring overreach

Xi Jinping is a formidable world leader with a seemingly unshakeable hold on power — but he’s now facing a major test.

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