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Wed 3 Mar 2021

‘Threat is real’: Infectious outbreak fears

Premium Content ‘Threat is real’: Infectious outbreak fears

Reports of three Border Force officers contracting a devastating infectious disease have triggered calls to ramp up outbreak screening in FNQ.

‘Equivalent to Yasi’: Cyclonic winds smash Cairns road

Premium Content ‘Equivalent to Yasi’: Cyclonic winds smash Cairns road

A ravaged Cairns road is likely to be shut for three weeks after wind and rain caused mass landslips on par with the devastation left by Cyclone Yasi.

'I did not sleep with the victim': Porter's tearful denial

'I did not sleep with the victim': Porter's tearful denial

Porter refused to resign from his post as Attorney-General. "I am not standing down or aside," Porter said.

Far North coast braces for gales as cyclone strengthens

Far North coast braces for gales as cyclone strengthens

Coastal and island communities in the Far North could cop more damaging winds today as Cyclone Niran strengthens off the coast.

50,000 sent to jobless queue as JobKeeper ends: Miles

Premium Content 50,000 sent to jobless queue as JobKeeper ends: Miles

Queensland’s Deputy Premier has issued a pointed warning about the state’s unemployment rate ahead of JobKeeper winding up.

New Russian COVID strain detected in Qld hotel

Premium Content New Russian COVID strain detected in Qld hotel

A new Russian strain of COVID-19 has been detected among a group of 74 travellers who arrived from Qatar last month.

Doctor sexually abused underage daughter for seven years

Premium Content Doctor sexually abused underage daughter for seven years

A Queensland doctor has been busted having long-term sexual relationship with his own daughter which began when she was just nine years old.

Rape allegation: Stop trial by politicians, says Joyce

Premium Content Rape allegation: Stop trial by politicians, says Joyce

Barnaby Joyce has called for the end of politicising sex scandals as the minister at the heart of a rape allegation prepares to identify himself.

Chinese diplomat’s warning to Australia

Chinese diplomat’s warning to Australia

A senior Chinese diplomat has warned that people in Australia who “choose to make enemies of China” will be “cast aside in history”.

Family supports lifesaver charged with surf club rape

Premium Content Family supports lifesaver charged with surf club rape

Family members have accompanied a lifesaver as he faced court charged with raping a 21-year-old woman at a surf club.

Rio Tinto chair quits after caves destroyed

Rio Tinto chair quits after caves destroyed

The chair of mining giant Rio Tinto has stepped down after the company destroyed sacred Indigenous caves in Western Australia.

Shock advice to ‘attractive’ ADF cadets

Shock advice to ‘attractive’ ADF cadets

Freshly-recruited female army cadets were given baffling advice on how to avoid making themselves “prey” to sexual predators.

Super fund wouldn’t let members leave

Super fund wouldn’t let members leave

A major superannuation fund has been taken to court by the corporate watchdog for allegedly misleading customers.

Nike rocked by $100k sneaker scandal

Nike rocked by $100k sneaker scandal

One of Nike’s most powerful figures has been forced to resign after being busted in a controversial side project double dip.

Sickening video of jockey, dead horse

Sickening video of jockey, dead horse

First a shocking photo of a trainer with a dead horse emerged, now an appalling video of a jockey is doing the rounds. Warning: Graphic.

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