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Fri 15 Nov 2019

Footy club treasurer sentenced over $17k theft

premium_icon Footy club treasurer sentenced over $17k theft

A Hervey Bay mother has avoided serving time behind bars after stealing $17,000 from a local sporting club.

Photo of koala fleeing fire looks like watercolour painting

premium_icon Photo of koala fleeing fire looks like watercolour painting

'The koala was about six metres up the tree and there was a fire at the base of the tree'

The worst baby names of 2019

The worst baby names of 2019

Here are the worst names for boys and girls that parents tried to put on birth certificates in 2019 according to Parents.com.

Flipped and ripped: Armed police tear fugitives from car

premium_icon Flipped and ripped: Armed police tear fugitives from car

IN PHOTOS: Dramatic scenes have unfolded on the Bruce Highway when armed police took down alleged car thieves after a wild chase.

Aussie neighbours feud over 'monstrosity' in yard

Aussie neighbours feud over 'monstrosity' in yard

Aussie man Branko Soda returned from a holiday to find a “monstrosity” had popped up within touching distance of his verandah.

Extraordinary new intel on MH17 disaster

premium_icon Extraordinary new intel on MH17 disaster

Dutch and Australian investigators have released intercepted wiretap recordings that connect Russia to the downing of flight MH17.

Golf buddies introduced businessman to ice, court hears

premium_icon Golf buddies introduced businessman to ice, court hears

A businessman busted with ice and marijuana was introduced to the drugs by his golf buddies, a court has heard.

‘Flashing warning sign’ of tradie recession

‘Flashing warning sign’ of tradie recession

For years, there has been one sure sign construction was booming – but in June this year, something changed, and tradies will pay the price.

Nephew 'executed' after sexual affair with aunt

Nephew 'executed' after sexual affair with aunt

Moments after a sexual “rendezvous” with his aunt, a young man was shot several times by his uncle who had “lay in wait” outside his house.

Guns out: Bruce Hwy police hunt ends in dramatic arrest

premium_icon Guns out: Bruce Hwy police hunt ends in dramatic arrest

Two people believed to be behind an armed carjacking in Hervey Bay have been arrested after a police hunt along the Bruce Highway to the Sunshine Coast.

Qantas lands groundbreaking flight

Qantas lands groundbreaking flight

It’s been in the air for almost 20 hours, but now the world’s longest research flight has done the unthinkable and landed in Sydney.

The day the animals were left behind – and prospered

premium_icon The day the animals were left behind – and prospered

When Sunshine Butterflies members and staff were evacuated, their huge collection of animals couldn’t go with them. Now they’re a bit overweight – and Gaston the...

School shooter's six chilling words

School shooter's six chilling words

A teen opened fire at a school on his birthday, leaving two dead and others severely injured. The alleged shooter left a chilling message.

Bunnings car park find explodes in man’s hands

premium_icon Bunnings car park find explodes in man’s hands

A man picked up what he thought was a toolbox found in a Bunnings car park and started walking away. Five-hundred metres later, it exploded in his hands.

‘I’ll send you back to jail’: Woman’s threat in ‘crazy’ case

premium_icon ‘I’ll send you back to jail’: Woman’s threat in ‘crazy’ case

He's not to have any contact with her, but she continually contacted him asking for money and threatening to send him back to jail. He ended up with 18 charges.

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