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Tue 7 Apr 2020

Pell to walk free from jail after convictions overturned

premium_icon Pell to walk free from jail after convictions overturned

George Pell is set to walk free from prison after his sex abuse convictions were sensationally overturned by the High Court.

Be productive with free TAFE courses

premium_icon Be productive with free TAFE courses

Wanting to learn a new skill or be productive during the COVID-19 pandemic? WANTING to learn a new skill or be productive during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The worst Coronavirus baby names

The worst Coronavirus baby names

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a new wave of questionable baby names. You might want to sit down for this.

Gown gig could save this local business

premium_icon Gown gig could save this local business

With no orders for winter uniforms coming in due to coronavirus, Shelley King is pinning her hopes on winning a contract to make disposable hospital gowns.

Self-isolated wife realises she doesn't need lazy husband

Self-isolated wife realises she doesn't need lazy husband

Two weeks into social distancing restrictions and *Becky has already realised that she’d be “better off without her husband”.

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Queensland great Billy Slater changed his mind several times and felt disloyal to some legends of his state in selecting his all-time State of Origin side.

Schools to go online in term two

Schools to go online in term two

Most Australian students will complete term two online as education ministers thrash out a plan for those in their final year of school.

Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called ‘queen’

premium_icon Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called ‘queen’

A child sex offender asked a 13-year-old girl he called his “queen” to send explicit videos of herself in exchange for education money, a court has been told.

Radically different streaming launches

Radically different streaming launches

If you think another streaming service has launched to rival Netflix, think again. This couldn’t be more different. And it’s free for 90 days.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

Gorden Tallis is not a fan of the proposed two-conference system in a revamped NRL season because he believes it will create an unfair playing field.

Four more deaths as national death toll climbs to 45

Four more deaths as national death toll climbs to 45

National death toll for COVID-19 now at 45 as five more dead in NSW, Victoria and SA, including another Ruby Princess passenger.

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, while the Masters is also on the move.

Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

premium_icon Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

The inspirational officer who almost died when he was hit by a stolen vehicle returned to police work today - only 18 months after being in an induced coma.

COVID-19 leads to crackdown on Territory FIFO workers

premium_icon COVID-19 leads to crackdown on Territory FIFO workers

ALL fly-in fly-out workers will need to have a detailed COVID-19 plan approved by the Chief Health Officer before they can enter the Territory

Man raped young daughter then ‘threatened to kill her’

premium_icon Man raped young daughter then ‘threatened to kill her’

He threatened to kill her if she told anyone will be out of jail 18 months earlier, after a court ruled his sentence was too high. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Council petitions MP and Premier for border closure

premium_icon Council petitions MP and Premier for border closure

The council has written to the head of the state to plead the case for shutting the NSW border to protect the Tweed.

Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

premium_icon Trapped in paradise: travellers stuck in Byron Bay

ONE man has received a huge response from people wanting to help him in this tricky situation.

Desperate act by Aussie ER doctors

Desperate act by Aussie ER doctors

An emergency doctor has described the desperate measures medical staff was going to to get supplies to protect themselves.

Nurse killer dies in jail

premium_icon Nurse killer dies in jail

In 2010 he callously killed his boss, a loved nurse, slitting her throat in an attack described as “full of hatred”. Now he has died alone in his prison cell.

‘Wicked choice Australia needs to make’

‘Wicked choice Australia needs to make’

Now that Australia appears to have got the coronavirus under control, it faces an even more disturbing choice on how to end the epidemic.

Boris Johnson in intensive care as condition worsens

premium_icon Boris Johnson in intensive care as condition worsens

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been hospitalised for coronavirus symptoms, has been moved to the intensive care ward of a London hospital after his...

Lewis lifts lid on ‘brutal’ camp that caused Dee player revolt

premium_icon Lewis lifts lid on ‘brutal’ camp that caused Dee player...

Former Melbourne star Jordan Lewis says he was so exhausted he slept for 18 hours after a brutal pre-season camp that left two Demons injured.

Parks and Wildlife ranger killed in shark attack

premium_icon Parks and Wildlife ranger killed in shark attack

A Queensland Parks and Wildlife ranger has been revealed as the victim killed in a shark attack while working in waters off an island in the Barrier Reef.

Farmers welcome seasonal worker visa extensions

premium_icon Farmers welcome seasonal worker visa extensions

Farmers across the Far North have been given some much-needed security for future farm labour needs in the months ahead.

Grieving sister of cruise passenger demands coronial inquest

premium_icon Grieving sister of cruise passenger demands coronial inquest

The sister of a Ruby Princess passenger who died from COVID-19 has welcomed a police probe into the tragedy – but she wants authorities to go much further.

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