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Mon 6 Jul 2020

Politician vs TV star in high-profile court stoush

premium_icon Politician vs TV star in high-profile court stoush

Former Liberal leader John Hewson is suing A Current Affair, presenter Tracy Grimshaw and a journalist alleging they wrongly implied his company was dishonest.

High-tech virtual emergency department put to test

premium_icon High-tech virtual emergency department put to test

When Cairns Hospital flicked the switch on a million-dollar control room to manage patient load, no one expected a global pandemic acid test.

‘He saved my son’s life’: Mum honours shark attack victim

premium_icon ‘He saved my son’s life’: Mum honours shark attack victim

A mother has paid tribute to shark attack victim Matthew Tratt for saving her son from drowning in a rip three years ago.

Man allegedly armed with crossbow charged for servo hold up

premium_icon Man allegedly armed with crossbow charged for servo hold up

A 41-year-old man will face court today after he allegedly attempted to rob a Cairns service station last night while armed with a crossbow. Watch the video

Travellers denied access to popular Coast getaway

premium_icon Travellers denied access to popular Coast getaway

It was a busy weekend for Noosa Police as up to 40 cars were denied access to the North Shore and six hikers became lost.

Wife killer appeal win sparks calls for DV courts in Darwin

premium_icon Wife killer appeal win sparks calls for DV courts in Darwin

Domestic violence prevention advocates are calling for the introduction of specialised DV courts in Darwin.

Fined pensioner preparing for 'world war' with wife

premium_icon Fined pensioner preparing for 'world war' with wife

A sharp shooting pensioner has told a magistrate he was keen to avoid “World War III” with his wife after he was found to have prohibited weapons.

Crocodile numbers ‘explode’ on farm

premium_icon Crocodile numbers ‘explode’ on farm

The numbers of saltwater crocodiles on Hinchinbrook Mayor Ramon Jayo’s cane farm have ‘exploded’ leading to safety concerns.

VIRUS: Authorities tight-lipped as Vic flight touches down

premium_icon VIRUS: Authorities tight-lipped as Vic flight touches down

The first flight from Melbourne touched down in Townsville yesterday afternoon despite the state keeping the border closed to Victoria.

'Violated': Thieves creep through house as owner sleeps

premium_icon 'Violated': Thieves creep through house as owner sleeps

A victim of crime has spoken out after his car was stolen while he lay in bed sleeping, saying there was one thing everyone needed to have at their home. 

Second Coast hotel to be used for quarantine

premium_icon Second Coast hotel to be used for quarantine

Police are looking to use a second hotel to quarantine incoming Victorian and international travellers as the Voco in Surfers Paradise nears capacity.

Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

premium_icon Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

Hotels across the Gold Coast have been booked out over the first weekend of the school holidays but a tourism boss warns recovery has a ‘long way to go’.

Man dies after quad bike crash in Southern Downs region

premium_icon Man dies after quad bike crash in Southern Downs region

A MAN has died from critical injuries sustained in a crash on a private property last night.

Man rushed to hospital after stabbing

premium_icon Man rushed to hospital after stabbing

A 19-year-old man has been charged over the alleged wounding, which occurred last night.

Man trapped as mum ailing on Gold Coast

premium_icon Man trapped as mum ailing on Gold Coast

A man desperate to visit his dying mother on the Gold Coast feels he is one of the many to have “fallen through the cracks” of COVID-19 border restrictions.

One dead, man serious after separate crashes

premium_icon One dead, man serious after separate crashes

A person has died in a single-vehicle crash southwest of Brisbane overnight, while a pedestrian has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

Rocky teen rushed to hospital after being ‘struck’ by car

premium_icon Rocky teen rushed to hospital after being ‘struck’ by car

He suffered a leg injury and did not make a formal complaint to police.

Teen critical, five injured after Ipswich house fire

premium_icon Teen critical, five injured after Ipswich house fire

An Ipswich house fire has left a teen in a critical condition and five others in hospital

-2.1C! Icy blast sends a chill through southeast

premium_icon -2.1C! Icy blast sends a chill through southeast

Southeast Queensland has woken to a freezing start to the week, with temperatures as low as -2.1C in places.

Tradie sues for $570,000 in bullying claim

premium_icon Tradie sues for $570,000 in bullying claim

A builder has launched a major lawsuit against a council where he worked for 10 months amid allegations of workplace bullying, abuse and violence.

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