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Thu 25 Feb 2021

O’Brien: ‘Net zero emissions will cost Aussie livelihoods’

Premium Content O’Brien: ‘Net zero emissions will cost Aussie livelihoods’

His comments came amid reports he was among at least five government MPs moving to back a plan to make it easier for the government to invest cash into coal-fired power...

Backflip after volleyball trousers boycott

Backflip after volleyball trousers boycott

Beach volleyball officials have been forced into an embarrassing retreat after an angry backlash towards plans to introduce sand trousers.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Macca’s item selling for crazy price

Macca’s item selling for crazy price

A McDonald’s product has just been discontinued in Australian stores. Now sellers on eBay are asking an outrageous price for the rare item.

‘Crap': Australia’s new favourite app

‘Crap': Australia’s new favourite app

The app saw such a sudden surge in popularity Apple thought the developers were trying to cheat the system.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

‘Fake snow’ conspiracy spreads online

‘Fake snow’ conspiracy spreads online

An unusual new conspiracy theory has spread online in recent days after Texans suffered through a severe winter snow storm.

Prolific Aussie sperm donor’s online ‘boast’

Prolific Aussie sperm donor’s online ‘boast’

A man has lifted the lid on the world of private sperm donations, including how the man, once dubbed Australia’s most prolific donor, would “boast” online

CRUNCH TIME: Plans for Kingaroy ‘big peanut’ revealed

Premium Content CRUNCH TIME: Plans for Kingaroy ‘big peanut’ revealed

It’s all systems go for the much-anticipated ‘big peanut’, finally landing the peanut capital a spot on Australia’s famous ‘big thing’ tourist trail. DETAILS:

Arrogant MAFS bride slags off groom

Arrogant MAFS bride slags off groom

A bride unleashes with a spray of insults about the man she’s forced to marry on MAFS — and is taken down with one embarrassing mistake.

Court rejects Gympie transgender vilification appeal

Premium Content Court rejects Gympie transgender vilification appeal

The civil court has thrown out the appeal by a former Gympie Aero Club executive who was fined $19k for sexually harassing and vilifying a pilot

Mon 22 Feb 2021

Mum shamed for racy $190k-a-month job

Mum shamed for racy $190k-a-month job

A woman has revealed parents at her kids’ school petitioned to have them kicked out after they discovered her OnlyFans account.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

This cute doggo is on board for a wheely good time

Premium Content This cute doggo is on board for a wheely good time

Tongues and tails are wagging in the Townsville suburb of Shaw as word gets around of a skateboarding hound.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

‘F***ing joke’: Dog-driver cops roasting after posting fine

Premium Content ‘F***ing joke’: Dog-driver cops roasting after posting fine

Complaint over penalty for unusual traffic infringement falls on deaf ears.

Osaka reveals ‘disturbing’ message

Osaka reveals ‘disturbing’ message

Naomi Osaka’s sister has revealed all after the tennis superstar hung her out to dry in front of the world with a scribbled message.

Thu 18 Feb 2021

‘Cheating’ husband exposed by hotel selfie

‘Cheating’ husband exposed by hotel selfie

A wife has shared two seemingly innocent snaps her husband sent from a hotel room – but a closer look uncovered something unusual.

Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Premium Content Abrupt end for court saga between parents and private school

Whitsunday Anglican School sued parents Michael and Nicole Saunders for almost $40,000 in outstanding fees

Surprising $39 bestseller at Australia Post

Surprising $39 bestseller at Australia Post

The post office isn’t just a place to send and receive parcels anymore, and its stores can’t keep up with the demand for some items.

‘No sex’ sex worker making thousands

‘No sex’ sex worker making thousands

Mistress Blake is a no sex, sex worker – yet she has string of clients. But one Aussie state forbids her from telling clients she won’t have sex.

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Couple wanted ‘one more’, had quintuplets

Couple wanted ‘one more’, had quintuplets

A couple who wanted to try for one more baby ended up having five girls in one pregnancy. Now life is one that needs military-style regime.

Crazy demands in job ad from boss

Crazy demands in job ad from boss

Twitter users have ridiculed a job ad posted by an architect, questioning whether he was looking for a “very tolerant” wife rather than a personal assistant.

Snake hitches a ride on the Bruce Hwy

Snake hitches a ride on the Bruce Hwy

A north Queensland couple have filmed the terrifying moment a python appeared on the bonnet of their vehicle as they travelled on a major highway.

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