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Tue 19 Feb 2019

Controversial plea deal for accused paramedic attacker

premium_icon Controversial plea deal for accused paramedic attacker

A MAN charged with attacking a paramedic after passing out at a wedding has been gifted a get of jail free card in a controversial plea deal.

Veteran says new AFL rules put ruckmen in the hot seat

Veteran says new AFL rules put ruckmen in the hot seat

Veteran Adelaide ruckman Sam Jacobs says winning centre-bounce ruck contests will be vital under new AFL rules that designate starting zones for players

Attorney-General to appeal against babysitter's sentence

premium_icon Attorney-General to appeal against babysitter's sentence

Babysitter sentenced to striking a Moranbah child could have his sentence increased.

NRL gives Tigers ‘green light’ to sign Rabbitohs try machine

NRL gives Tigers ‘green light’ to sign Rabbitohs try machine

The NRL has reportedly given Wests Tigers the OK to sign South Sydney flyer Robert Jennings, despite an investigation into the club’s salary cap

Tiny answer to big problem

premium_icon Tiny answer to big problem

It makes me angry that older women who have worked all their lives, taken care of children and ageing parents are ending up on the brink of homelessness

EXCLUSIVE: NRL history made as first female ref appointed

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: NRL history made as first female ref appointed

For the first time in rugby league history a female - Queenslander Belinda Sleeman -will referee an NRL game

Djokovic’s stunning retirement reveal

Djokovic’s stunning retirement reveal

Novak Djokovic has been red hot since his return from injury last yea,r but the Serbian superstar has dropped a bombshell about his state of mind

Bride exposes producers’ dirty tricks

Bride exposes producers’ dirty tricks

Lauren Huntriss has gone rogue on live radio, slamming MAFS producers who she claimed “manipulated” and “pressured” her on the show.

Scandi-inspired aged care

Scandi-inspired aged care

LEGACY on Victoria is undergoing a complete refurbishment and an innovative approach to aged care and architecture is being adopted

‘Health is the priority’: Brumbies won’t rush back Pocock

‘Health is the priority’: Brumbies won’t rush back Pocock

The Brumbies will take a cautious approach with star Wallabies forward David Pocock as he recovers from a second concussion in three months

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

THE category 3 Cyclone Oma is powering up and bearing down on Queensland and NSW, and it’s already having a dramatic effect on the coast.

Magistrate blasts police over rape accused’s bail

premium_icon Magistrate blasts police over rape accused’s bail

A QUEENSLAND magistrate says he understands “why the system can be seen as a joke in the community” after a man facing a string of rape charges was bailed.

Drunk chef makes worst Macca’s run ever

premium_icon Drunk chef makes worst Macca’s run ever

“Three blocks — you could have crawled”: A Queensland chef was five times above the legal alcohol limit when he decided to go on a Macca’s run for friends.

Triple killer told to pay $223k compensation

premium_icon Triple killer told to pay $223k compensation

A DERANGED killer who murdered three of his neighbours over a dispute about dust has been ordered to pay their grieving family compensation.

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

NSW paramedics helped grant a dying Sydney woman’s final wish come true, just days before she lost her battle to bowel cancer.

'Spit hood' and restraints for woman prisoner

premium_icon 'Spit hood' and restraints for woman prisoner

Staff victims of disgusting attacks as court hears of disturbed woman's strange situation

Cruel Red Bull claim as Ricciardo goes slow

Cruel Red Bull claim as Ricciardo goes slow

Daniel Ricciardo had an inauspicious start to his Renault career at the same time Red Bull delivered a telling message.

International stars arrive for Ladies Classic

International stars arrive for Ladies Classic

THE finest female golfers from across the globe have converged on the Coffs Coast for a prestigious tournament which tees off on Thursday.

SuperCoach BBL|08 Review: Sydney Sixers

SuperCoach BBL|08 Review: Sydney Sixers

The Sixers were one of the surprise packets of the BBL|08 season - and in Tom Curran they had arguably one of the best Dual Position Players in SuperCoach BBL

Falcons trio named in Storm squad for trial match

premium_icon Falcons trio named in Storm squad for trial match

Sunshine Coast Falcons prop Darryn Schonig is hopeful the opportunity to feature in an NRL trial will be another step towards a future career in the game.

Beers makes Adani mine stance clear amid union threats

premium_icon Beers makes Adani mine stance clear amid union threats

ZAC Beers has made his stance on for Adani's coal mine clear after a union threatened to campaign against Labor candidates who did not back the coal industry.

Franklin Graham packs out Queensland venue

premium_icon Franklin Graham packs out Queensland venue

MORE than 8700 people packed out Brisbane’s Riverstage on Monday night when US evangelical preacher Franklin Graham came to town.

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

AN issue that plagued the government for years has been turned on its head amid claims “everyone who rents a house” will have to pay more.

Portman: ‘I had to keep apologising’

Portman: ‘I had to keep apologising’

Natalie Portman has many talents but, as it turns out, not one of the skills she needed for her new movie.

Adani rejects findings in controversial independent review

premium_icon Adani rejects findings in controversial independent review

Mining giant Adani has rejected the findings of a controversial report crucial to the progress of its coal mine.

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