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Sat 23 Jan 2021

Hottest 100 winner finally crowned

Hottest 100 winner finally crowned

The Hottest 100 has wrapped for another year - and the winner may surprise you. Follow all the results, live as they happened. 

Sister defends mum after baby is taken

Sister defends mum after baby is taken

The sister of a young Byron mum who was filmed crying as police took her baby from her has revealed why she believes the child was taken. Warning: Distressing

Outpouring of grief after missing man’s body found

Premium Content Outpouring of grief after missing man’s body found

“He was a precious brother. The most loving, the most amazing person in our family.”

Three dead after being swept off rocks by enormous wave

Premium Content Three dead after being swept off rocks by enormous wave

Three people are dead after being hit by a large wave and washed into surf at a popular fishing spot at Port Kembla late Friday night.

Greens’ advice sheds anti-vax image

Premium Content Greens’ advice sheds anti-vax image

The Queensland Greens are helping change the party’s image with their advice on the coronavirus vaccine rollout.

PM slammed over Aussies trapped overseas

Premium Content PM slammed over Aussies trapped overseas

Chris Bowen has delivered a stinging attack on prime minister Scott Morrison, following news that there would be no lifting of international traveller caps.

Secret trick to turn iPhone into computer

Secret trick to turn iPhone into computer

An Aussie tech blogger has revealed that there’s a little known feature on iPhones that means you can use it as a “mini computer”.

Therapist analyses Armie cannibal claims

Therapist analyses Armie cannibal claims

A relationship therapist weighing in on the Armie Hammer “cannibal” claims said the texts could show his fascination with a “pure fantasy”.

Man charged over samurai sword threats

Premium Content Man charged over samurai sword threats

A man allegedly threatened a household of people with a samurai sword in a bizarre incident at Cranbrook.

Inmates put their kids on the path to success

Premium Content Inmates put their kids on the path to success

Women at a correctional centre are helping to give their children, and others, the best possible start to the school year while learning new skills of their own

Disabled child blocked twice from flying with airline

Premium Content Disabled child blocked twice from flying with airline

Airline fails have resulted in a little boy with cerebral palsy being blocked twice from flying out of Townsville.

Fruit pickers’ scarcity bites, leads to island ‘bubble’ push

Premium Content Fruit pickers’ scarcity bites, leads to island ‘bubble’ push

Of the $32.8m lost in rotting fruit and vegetables left unpicked across Australia, $31m is from Queensland.

Report finds soiled bandages not changed for nine days

Premium Content Report finds soiled bandages not changed for nine days

The Nurses and Midwives’ Union fears it a symptom of “chronic understaffing” that plagues the industry after nurses at the home flagged concerns

New video raises query about death of much-loved croc

Premium Content New video raises query about death of much-loved croc

There are theories one of the favourite salties could still be alive after a large reptile was filmed making a meal of an unfortunate sea turtle. SEE THE VIDEO

Teen stabbed at train station

Teen stabbed at train station

Three teenagers have been arrested after another teen was stabbed at one of Melbourne’s busiest train stations.

New warning for Aussie universities’ China ties

Premium Content New warning for Aussie universities’ China ties

Agreements between Australian universities and China should be have to be pre-approved by the government, according to a federal inquiry.

Margaret Court pleads for critics to stop

Margaret Court pleads for critics to stop

The 24-time grand slam champion has hit back at critics following unconfirmed leaks about forthcoming Australia Day honours.

PM under fire over stranded Aussies

PM under fire over stranded Aussies

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been slammed for failing thousands of Australians stranded overseas.

Huge fines for parents who buy booze for their kids

Premium Content Huge fines for parents who buy booze for their kids

Ahead of Australia Day, police are reminding the community it’s illegal to purchase alcohol for minors.

Huge crowds hit beaches amid heatwave

Huge crowds hit beaches amid heatwave

People have packed into Sydney’s beaches as council and police step up patrols amid fears of a virus spreading event this weekend.

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