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Fri 17 Jan 2020

Mysterious new Chinese virus spreads

Mysterious new Chinese virus spreads

Health authorities in Japan have confirmed the country’s first case of a new SARS-like virus that originated in China and has killed two people.

Kate’s ‘peacemaker’ role in royal saga

Kate’s ‘peacemaker’ role in royal saga

Kate Middleton is reportedly “incredibly hurt” by the fractured relationship between Harry and Will, and is pushing for them to close the rift.

Cunningham Highway closed due to flash flooding

premium_icon Cunningham Highway closed due to flash flooding

Motorists are advised the highway has closed. Read on for more information.

Fed admits defeat in tennis’ great race

Fed admits defeat in tennis’ great race

Roger Federer has made the surprising revelation he’s come to terms with the notion he’ll soon be overtaken by his fiercest rivals.

More development on koala land in SEQ

premium_icon More development on koala land in SEQ

A seven-day-a-week mixed use development has gotten the tick of approval in an area slated for intense development.

Tourists urged back or town could go bust

Tourists urged back or town could go bust

Some shops on the NSW south coast have already gone bust after the bushfires - and more could also be financially ruined if tourists do not return soon.

Snapshot of Australia's water supply

Snapshot of Australia's water supply

Amid a summer of bushfires higher temperatures, here's a look at the current state of play for water supplies across Australia.

Bizarre 'train' conspiracy behind Australian bushfires

Bizarre 'train' conspiracy behind Australian bushfires

Thousands of Australians appear to believe lasers and exploding smart meters are being used to start fires to make way for a new train network.

Backpacker’s shipping container rape ‘hell’

Backpacker’s shipping container rape ‘hell’

Helen Kingwell endured 88 days of “unbearable” farm work in Bundaberg to stay in Australia. But while working for a visa she was allegedly raped in her sleep.

Harry’s smile is an issue for the royals

Harry’s smile is an issue for the royals

Prince Harry was all smiles when he emerged in public for the first time since his decision to quit the royals. It’s the smile the family will miss.

UPDATE: Water search scaled back for missing Dysart man

premium_icon UPDATE: Water search scaled back for missing Dysart man

Gary Flower is missing at sea after being carried away by a current on Tuesday.

LNP appeals ‘inadequate’ penalty for grandmother’s killer

premium_icon LNP appeals ‘inadequate’ penalty for grandmother’s killer

The State Opposition say grandmother Beth Eden’s death was “another senseless loss of life on our roads” and are demanding a tougher penalty for the driver who...

Dog death spike sparks change to Qantas’ flying policy

premium_icon Dog death spike sparks change to Qantas’ flying policy

Qantas is putting a temporary ban on new bookings for some types of dogs while it changes its travel policy - after a “tragic spike in deaths”.

Five fishermen shipwrecked on reef

premium_icon Five fishermen shipwrecked on reef

A professional fishing boat has been wrecked in a storm, 104 nautical miles east of Mackay.

Thailand finds second case of new virus

Thailand finds second case of new virus

A second case of the new Chinese coronavirus has been found in Thailand, with a Chinese woman quarantined since her arrival this week.

Over 100 people join outback search for elderly lady

premium_icon Over 100 people join outback search for elderly lady

Over 20 people, choppers and motorbikes are scouring the remote property.

How much child care costs are soaring in your suburb

premium_icon How much child care costs are soaring in your suburb

The new child care subsidy was supposed to take pressure off parents, but costs have continued to rise. SEE HOW MUCH IN YOUR SUBURB

Jason Costigan’s daughter Brianna marries, converts to Islam

premium_icon Jason Costigan’s daughter Brianna marries, converts to Islam

A controversial MP’s teenage daughter has reportedly married and converted to Islam as she faces multiple charges of dealing cocaine around Sydney.

Plan to train ADF members to fight fires at major CQ base

premium_icon Plan to train ADF members to fight fires at major CQ base

Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig is encouraging the ADF to upskill in firefighting at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area

Hanson’s anti-Olympics stance ‘self-serving politics’

premium_icon Hanson’s anti-Olympics stance ‘self-serving politics’

The Council of Mayors (SEQ) has taken aim at Pauline Hanson over her decision to campaign against Queensland’s bid for the 2032 Olympics

MOVIE REVIEW: Robert Downey Jr as Dolittle does nothing

premium_icon MOVIE REVIEW: Robert Downey Jr as Dolittle does nothing

If you’re in the market for some real movie magic, then get along to Dolittle and watch Hollywood make $250 million disappear in 100 minutes.

Officer suspended amid sexual offence allegations

premium_icon Officer suspended amid sexual offence allegations

A senior constable has been suspended from the Queensland Police Service.

The worst twin baby names of all time

The worst twin baby names of all time

"My eyes! Do the parents even like the names themselves? Ugh, I have a headache." Some of these combos have to be seen to be believed.

Investors urged with caution as shares skyrocket

premium_icon Investors urged with caution as shares skyrocket

The sharemarket is at record highs and has added billions of dollars to Aussies’ wealth in just two weeks. So what do you do if you want a slice of the action?

‘It's that bad’: The vegan meal you should avoid

premium_icon ‘It's that bad’: The vegan meal you should avoid

If it looks like meat and tastes like meat, it could be one of the many plant-based products gaining in popularity among Queenslanders.

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