Parenting

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Woman's surprise birth on the way to Fraser Island

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WHEN a woman set off on the trip of a lifetime to Fraser Island she never imagined she'd give birth on the way, because she had no idea she was pregnant.

Coast 3yo who earns $150 a week

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Meet the 3-year-old from Pimpama who has started a side hustle and is delivering pamphlets for local Gold Coast businesses, he’s even got his own Facebook page

‘I’ll cut your brakes’: Pregnant mum threatens friend

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A pregnant mum with a “mind boggling” criminal history has sent a tirade of threatening messages that made a former friend fear for her safety, a court has heard.

Wed 5 Aug 2020

Mum’s horror after toddler drinks hand sanitiser

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A Queensland mum has shared her advice after finding her two-year-old drinking hand sanitiser yesterday.

Tue 4 Aug 2020

‘Way over:’ Police drag high range drink-driver out of car

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A truck driver who had to be dragged out of his car by police after he refused to be breathalysed has been trying to turn his life around.

‘Someone has to act for that six-month-old baby’

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Detectives reveal complexities of investigating death of baby Beau Bradshaw

Couple reveal baby Morgan is days away

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It may be trying times for the Cowboys on the field, but it’s about to become bliss off it for captain Michael Morgan.

How hero son saved his father's life

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FOR 20 minutes 11-year-old Hamish Coombridge kept his cool and helped his dad recover from a life-threatening attack until paramedics arrived.

Mon 3 Aug 2020

Dad-to-be given ‘last chance’ after busted selling acid

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A drug dealer who was attempting to sell 50 acid tabs to fuel his own drug habit has been given “one last chance” in order to stay out of jail.

Triton dual-cab beefs up with special edition model

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After getting some extra external muscle last year the Mitsubishi Triton can now add athleticism to its resume

Why a Mackay mum of three decided to become a surrogate

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'I'd known what it was like to yearn for a child and not know whether it was going to come to fruition.'

Fri 31 Jul 2020

‘I’ll cut you up:’ Man wielding machete forces victim in car

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A grandfather who pulled out a machete and told his former partner that he would “cut her up” if she didn’t get in the car has been jailed.

Stroke of luck that saved a dying toddler’s life

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When Zoe Braaksma-Heit stopped breathing and turned blue, it was an off-duty cop who answered her mother’s screams, performing a life-saving miracle she can never...

Teen car thief: ‘Stealing is easier than earning money’

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When police caught up with the defendant, his eyebrows had been singed and his eyelashes were also missing.

Mum uses pram as guise for shoplifting spree

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A Sunshine Coast mum with twins on the way has been told by a magistrate she’ll be giving birth in jail if she continues down the same path.

Thu 30 Jul 2020

REVEALED: ‘Most bizarre’ events of Lakes Creek home robbery

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Like a scene from a movie, a series of bizarre events took place during a home robbery including threats to cut off genitals and dogs attacking the defendant.

Wed 29 Jul 2020

‘Not a good look is it?’: Mum busted driving on meth

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A mum-of-five who was caught driving on meth will now find it difficult getting her young children around.

Eyeing off our junk food habits

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Deakin University scientists will use revolutionary eye-tracking devices to work out how and why junk food commercials appeal to kids.

Mum’s wild babysitter demands

Mum’s wild babysitter demands

A woman’s advert for a babysitter for her two kids has been shared online where it is being torn apart over its outrageous requests.

Tue 28 Jul 2020

‘Your child or your drugs’: Meth dad’s ultimatum

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A drug driving dad who can’t seem to kick his meth habit has been told by a magistrate that he needs to decide between his child or a fast path to jail.

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