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Sat 7 Dec 2019

NAPLAN improvers: Has your school got better or worse?

premium_icon NAPLAN improvers: Has your school got better or worse?

Some Queensland schools have improved their NAPLAN performance by up to 24 per cent in the past five years. SEARCH THE INTERACTIVE TABLE FOR YOUR SCHOOL

‘Like Doomsday movie’: Residents return after bushfire hell

premium_icon ‘Like Doomsday movie’: Residents return after bushfire hell

Descriptions of bushfire devastation in a community as ‘like something out of a Doomsday movie’ as firefighters report ‘it was as bad as it gets’.

Another woman charged as piglet theft probe continues

premium_icon Another woman charged as piglet theft probe continues

ANOTHER person has been charged as an investigation into the theft of piglets from a Pittsworth piggery continues.

Mate’s assault ‘cowardly’ with metal bar to back of head

premium_icon Mate’s assault ‘cowardly’ with metal bar to back of head

‘This young man was his friend … where’s the apology? There has been none.’

How people power could help keep a child rapist in jail

premium_icon How people power could help keep a child rapist in jail

Bruce Morcombe weighs in on why a Queensland community's push is important in changing sentencing outcomes.

Premier signs deal to bring $300m worth of work to factory

premium_icon Premier signs deal to bring $300m worth of work to factory

Mr Saunders said the new agreement would ensure vital rail manufacturing projects would be built by workers in Maryborough for other Queenslanders.

Man avoids jail after stealing fridge, freezer and cash

premium_icon Man avoids jail after stealing fridge, freezer and cash

A 23-YEAR-OLD man thought he’d struck a cool deal with his group of mates, but it ultimately led him to court.

How commuters rort Go Card for half price fares

premium_icon How commuters rort Go Card for half price fares

Dodgy commuters are rorting the Go Card system to pay far less in public transport fares. But for the honest, forgetful commuter, it could be costing a lot more.

Whitsunday shark attack survivor shares recovery journey

premium_icon Whitsunday shark attack survivor shares recovery journey

When Justine Barwick went for a swim in Cid Harbour she had no idea that, within minutes, her life would change.

Set a goal that can spark joy in your life

premium_icon Set a goal that can spark joy in your life

It is that time of year when many of us start to assess what went on for the past 12 months, and we start to look ahead too.

Gin Gin man dies in fatal crash near Townsville

premium_icon Gin Gin man dies in fatal crash near Townsville

A MAN from Gin Gin has died in a fatal crash near Townsville yesterday.

Man arrested over CBD coward punch on teenager

premium_icon Man arrested over CBD coward punch on teenager

A man has been arrested over a coward punch which knocked a teenager unconscious in Sydney’s CBD last month. Police made the arrest in a plush inner-city hotel.

Gympie Gold Rush Swim Meet

premium_icon Gympie Gold Rush Swim Meet

QUEENSLAND'S next generation of swimming superstars stars will converge on the Gympie Aquatic and Recreation Centre.

Poll shock: How support for Jackie Trad has crashed

premium_icon Poll shock: How support for Jackie Trad has crashed

An exclusive poll has revealed support for Jackie Trad has plummeted in the wake of her ill-fated purchase of a property near the Cross River Rail project.

Folau plots NRL comeback plan

premium_icon Folau plots NRL comeback plan

Rugby league boss Peter V’landys made it clear recently there is no place for Israel Folau in the NRL. But the sacked Wallabies star is determined to play.

Bali thugs attack ‘beautiful soul’ during robbery

premium_icon Bali thugs attack ‘beautiful soul’ during robbery

A Byron Bay woman is being rushed back to Australia after suffering life-threatening head injuries in a shocking attack by Bali motorbike bandits.

New state school to have unisex toilets

premium_icon New state school to have unisex toilets

Boys and girls will share toilet facilities at a new $80 million high school, upsetting one education expert.

Woman killed in head-on crash with B-double

premium_icon Woman killed in head-on crash with B-double

ONE person has died in a head-on collision between a car and truck south of Mackay. The Bruce Hwy has now reopened.

Bob Hawke’s daughter in bombshell rape claim

premium_icon Bob Hawke’s daughter in bombshell rape claim

Bob Hawke’s daughter Rosslyn Dillon say her dad told her not to report alleged rapes by a Labor MP because it could harm his chances of becoming prime minister.

Calling the shots: Jess Mauboy’s triumphant return to music

premium_icon Calling the shots: Jess Mauboy’s triumphant return to music

THE much-loved Aussie popstar reflects on 2019, making her chart-topping album Hilda on her terms and falling back in love with music ahead of her special concert...

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