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Sat 20 Jul 2019

Spearfisherman dies in diving tragedy off Sunshine Coast

premium_icon Spearfisherman dies in diving tragedy off Sunshine Coast

THE Sunshine Coast is mourning the loss of a big-hearted fisherman and builder after a diving trip off Mudjimba Island turned to tragedy earlier on Saturday.

GALLERY: Stunning fashions impress judges at Gympie races

premium_icon GALLERY: Stunning fashions impress judges at Gympie races

Stunning outfits impressive judges.

GALLERY: 26 glamorous and outfits from the Zinc race day

premium_icon GALLERY: 26 glamorous and outfits from the Zinc race day

THE Zinc Picnic Race Day was a huge success with almost thousands of people in attendance.

Roosters' Jake Friend out for weeks after fracturing forearm

premium_icon Roosters' Jake Friend out for weeks after fracturing forearm

An injury to Jake Friend that will keep the Roosters skipper out until the finals has soured the Tricolours' 48-10 belting of Newcastle.

Pair charged over alleged stolen car containing a child

premium_icon Pair charged over alleged stolen car containing a child

UPDATE: A man and woman have been charged for allegedly stealing the vehicle.

Baby names that are going extinct in 2019

Baby names that are going extinct in 2019

We're reaching a point where 'Andrew' is becoming an uncommon baby name. 2019 is wild.

‘What a joke’: Anger over Splendour

‘What a joke’: Anger over Splendour

Angry punters have reacted after Splendour in the Grass announced Chance the Rapper will no longer appear.

Jake Friend injured as Roosters thump Newcastle

Jake Friend injured as Roosters thump Newcastle

Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend has suffered a suspected forearm injury in his side's 48-10 NRL thumping of Newcastle at the SCG on Saturday

Carlton's surge under caretaker continues with win over Suns

Carlton's surge under caretaker continues with win over Suns

Cellar-dwelling Gold Coast's AFL woes have continued with a 24-point loss to fellow strugglers Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday

Tigers close in on top four after fourth win in a row

Tigers close in on top four after fourth win in a row

Richmond have climbed to outright fifth on the AFL ladder with a comprehensive 38-point victory over Port Adelaide at the MCG on Saturday

Porte fires up to start reeling in Tour de France big guns

premium_icon Porte fires up to start reeling in Tour de France big guns

Still with plenty of time to catch the early leaders, Aussie Richie Porte has made a big move in the Tour de France with an super performance in the time trial

Shinn signs off in style as Haut rocks Sir Elton

Shinn signs off in style as Haut rocks Sir Elton

Haut Brion Her enhanced her reputation by ending Sir Elton’s unbeaten run and giving champion jockey Blake Shinn a farewell Sydney winner at Royal Randwick

Why kids across Asia are playing with Jets' footballs

premium_icon Why kids across Asia are playing with Jets' footballs

If you travel to a country in south-east Asia, you might spot some familiar sporting gear. This is how the footies made it there, all the way from Ipswich.

Golden boy? Freedmans unearth Excellent talent

Golden boy? Freedmans unearth Excellent talent

Golden Rose prospect Excellent Proposal maintained his unbeaten record while luck again deserted easing favourite Mandela at Royal Randwick

Exclusive: Bindi Irwin comes of age

Exclusive: Bindi Irwin comes of age

Now, as Bindi Irwin turns 21, she opens up about growing up, finding love, and the questions she wishes she could ask her dad.

Craft brewers hopping mad over 900pc tax hike

premium_icon Craft brewers hopping mad over 900pc tax hike

Multiple Queensland craft brewers have received notices informing them of a 900 per cent increase in a certain tax.

Insidious, flesh-eating ulcer moving

Insidious, flesh-eating ulcer moving

Cases of a flesh-eating ulcer are on the rise around Melbourne’s bayside suburbs where experts are poised for a “world-first” trial. WARNING: Graphic

Why am I not in the squad? Snub riles Olympic hopeful

premium_icon Why am I not in the squad? Snub riles Olympic hopeful

Table Tennis Australia is coming under fire from a former Olympian who fears her comeback bid aimed at Tokyo 2020 is being thwarted by ambiguous criteria

Identity of mum charged with $1m restaurant rip-off revealed

premium_icon Identity of mum charged with $1m restaurant rip-off revealed

Trusted employee and mother-of-two awaits her day in court after she was charged with stealing more than $1 million from a Noosa restaurant.

Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Sharks' Andrew Fifita charged

Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Sharks' Andrew Fifita charged

Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Cronulla's Andrew Fifita both face a one-match suspensions after being cited for shoulder charges following Friday night's NRL games

Rape hell: Assaulted ‘one after the other’

Rape hell: Assaulted ‘one after the other’

A woman who was allegedly gang-raped by 12 teens at a party resort told police they assaulted her for an hour “one after the other”.

Perry continues to have fun at Poms expense

premium_icon Perry continues to have fun at Poms expense

Ashes century-maker Ellyse Perry credits a more laid-back approach for her form surge but her ton may not be enough to secure a Test match win for Australia

Shock reasons that tipped Aussie star over the edge at Tour

premium_icon Shock reasons that tipped Aussie star over the edge at Tour

Rohan Dennis still has a place at Bahrain-Merida, the team says, as more details come to light over his shock departure from the Tour de France

‘Brutal’ injuries force closed casket

‘Brutal’ injuries force closed casket

The murdered girlfriend of Aussie Lucas Fowler, who was also found dead on a Canadian highway, has injuries so brutal her casket will be closed.

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Netball’s showpiece tournament reaches a thrilling finale this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know about the final four

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