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Tue 18 Jun 2019

Accused partner to face kill charges

premium_icon Accused partner to face kill charges

A Victorian man will arrive in Brisbane today to face charges over the death of “kind and gentle” Shae Francis, who was reported missing three months ago.

Rare footage captures coral spawning six months early

premium_icon Rare footage captures coral spawning six months early

An underwater photographer has captured rare footage of coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef, six months earlier than expected — and at daytime.

God-fearing congregation warned after Folau’s sermon

premium_icon God-fearing congregation warned after Folau’s sermon

Israel Folau’s god-fearing Pentecostal congregation has been warned that its future use of the Kenthurst Uniting Church building is uncertain after his latest...

Alan Jones roasted over a tiny number

Alan Jones roasted over a tiny number

Shock jock Alan Jones copped a brutal shutdown on tonight’s Q&A over a single digit he quoted to make a point.

PM jets off with family for secret island getaway

premium_icon PM jets off with family for secret island getaway

Scott Morrison has taken his first “well-earned break” since getting the top job, escaping with his family to a mystery island resort.

Well-paid teachers brace to defend cushy conditions

premium_icon Well-paid teachers brace to defend cushy conditions

The Queensland Government is preparing to tussle with the Teachers’ Union over cushy conditions that see TAFE trainers spend less time in the classroom.

Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Famous American socialite and designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, but her life of immense privilege was also marred by tragedy.

Queensland tourism’s biggest problem revealed

premium_icon Queensland tourism’s biggest problem revealed

Just under half of the respondents to a YouGov Galaxy survey of Queenslanders nominated one issue as the biggest problem facing tourism in the state.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Shock ingredient found in vegan ice cream

Two flavours of vegan ice cream have been pulled from the shelves after a “microscopic amount” of contaminant was found in the products.

Grandma’s harrowing plea after tragic car park death

premium_icon Grandma’s harrowing plea after tragic car park death

Her six-year-old granddaughter died in front of her in a tragic incident in a southeast Queensland car park a year ago. Now the grandmother has issued a plea.

Female teacher allegedly seduced student

premium_icon Female teacher allegedly seduced student

A female teacher plied 16-year-old student with alcohol and cigarettes before allegedly seducing him at secluded Queensland locations, a court has heard.

Caught on camera: Minister’s shocking Adani admission

premium_icon Caught on camera: Minister’s shocking Adani admission

The video was posted after Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch visited Cairns. WATCH THE VIDEO

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

Qld road train operators struggle to fill $130,000 roles

As farmers continue to destock in record levels, road train operators are desperate to find more drivers to help shift the cattle to greener pastures.

Detainees on roof of Wacol youth detention centre

premium_icon Detainees on roof of Wacol youth detention centre

Two detainees are on top of a building at the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre after busting a hole through the roof.

Youfoodz owes $50k in super, staff claim

premium_icon Youfoodz owes $50k in super, staff claim

MEALl delivery company Youfoodz has been accused of failing to pay superannuation with some staff claiming they are collectively owed close to $50,000.

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

New research has revealed that male drivers are more likely to lose their cool behind the wheel, and that millennials have the biggest driving egos.

Surviving fish tested after NSW mass kills

Surviving fish tested after NSW mass kills

The NSW government says it will sample fish populations in the lower Darling River following several mass kill events to help protect the river in the future.

Why you could find it harder to get antibiotics

premium_icon Why you could find it harder to get antibiotics

Sick Aussies could find it harder to get antibiotics prescriptions under radical changes being considered to tackle the rise of superbugs.

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

Farming couple ‘wanted second wife’

A British backpacker has revealed how a working holiday in Australia turned into a nightmare when the couple she was staying with hinted at other intentions.

Seaweed farmers sue over Aussie oil spill

Seaweed farmers sue over Aussie oil spill

A CLASS action trial against an oil company over a 2009 spill in northern Australia has begun in the Federal Court in Sydney.

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