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Tue 19 Nov 2019

Drug supply accused claims religious prejudice in court

premium_icon Drug supply accused claims religious prejudice in court

PETER Till told the court he felt there was a religious prejudice against him and asked for court transcripts as proof.

’Give me all your money or I’ll stab you’

premium_icon ’Give me all your money or I’ll stab you’

A Cairns mum said she has been left traumatised after she was allegedly held up at knifepoint in a broad daylight robbery at a suburban shopping centre.

Map reveals grim fact about the world

Map reveals grim fact about the world

When it comes to travelling overseas next year, you may want to take a look at this map before booking your itinerary for 2020.

One man's incredible love affair with iconic kitchen history

premium_icon One man's incredible love affair with iconic kitchen history

Ethan Rose’s father used to pack him in the car and take him out bush to find hidden treasure. Now his kids are learning about life “on the range”.

Former prison officer jailed over  drug bust

premium_icon Former prison officer jailed over drug bust

A senior judge ordered the identity of a former Far North prison guard to be kept secret after sending him to jail for a large-scale drug bust.

New visas and cities for migrant workers

premium_icon New visas and cities for migrant workers

Two new visas have been launched by the government for migrant workers, as it has also earmarked new city and regional areas for them to live. SEE THE LIST

The 17 FNQ Catholic schools where staff will strike today

premium_icon The 17 FNQ Catholic schools where staff will strike today

Strike action is set to take place at almost 200 Qld Catholic schools today, including 17 in the Far North. FULL LIST OF SCHOOLS AFFECTED

‘He was screaming’: Mum’s horror as nappy ‘burns’ son

premium_icon ‘He was screaming’: Mum’s horror as nappy ‘burns’ son

An outraged Coast mum has issued a desperate warning to other parents after she says her son was “burnt” by an Aldi swim nappy. WARNING: Graphic

2020: Leaders share their visions of the region’s future

premium_icon 2020: Leaders share their visions of the region’s future

Leaders and experts across the Central Highlands share their visions for the new year.

Labour hire provider fined tens of thousands

Labour hire provider fined tens of thousands

Monstershield Pty Ltd was fined for operating without a licence.

Two little boys found starving as their mother is arrested

Two little boys found starving as their mother is arrested

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly neglecting her five-year-old and seven-year-old sons until they were malnourished.

Medicare fraud bill would make a 'honey pot' for hackers

Medicare fraud bill would make a 'honey pot' for hackers

Experts have privacy concerns about the data matching techniques at the centre of the government's proposed Medicare fraud crackdown.

Plea for vaccinations to avoid significant measles outbreak

Plea for vaccinations to avoid significant measles outbreak

Health officials have warned Qld could face an outbreak of measles in areas with low immunisation, following the sixth confirmed case in the Far North.

Hanson slams Greens over hail-damaged solar panels

premium_icon Hanson slams Greens over hail-damaged solar panels

Pauline Hanson has slammed the "side effects of the green agenda" after several solar panels across southeast Queensland were damaged during Sunday’s storm.

Fire victim Facebook page shut down

premium_icon Fire victim Facebook page shut down

A community group that has raised thousands to assist with animal bushfire victims has social media page shut down

CBA ordered to pay customers $12m

CBA ordered to pay customers $12m

About 30,000 life insurance customers will be refunded by the end of the year after the major lender pleaded guilty to criminal charges this morning.

Labor wants Parliament House works audited

Labor wants Parliament House works audited

Labor has asked the auditor-general to examine the department responsible for overseeing a bungled security upgrade and hacking attack at Parliament House.

Fully kitted-out dual-cab has brawn and brains

premium_icon Fully kitted-out dual-cab has brawn and brains

This Nissan Navara is primed for those who want to be best dressed at the campsite.

Home lending up by 52 per cent

Home lending up by 52 per cent

Home lending surges 52 per cent in just four months – with more to come off as the Reserve Bank indicates it’s ready to cut rates again.

Turnbull renews attack on ScoMo

premium_icon Turnbull renews attack on ScoMo

Turnbull has weighed in on the May election win, saying he “absolutely” would have won it too. While telling us what his colleagues really think of ScoMo

Tragic end for koalas rescued from bushfire

premium_icon Tragic end for koalas rescued from bushfire

The two koalas who warmed hearts after they were rescued in the nick of time as they were surrounded by a bushfire have not had the happy ending hoped for.

Donut King and Pizza Capers lifeline gets the green light

premium_icon Donut King and Pizza Capers lifeline gets the green light

The board of Retail Food Group - owner of the Donut King and Pizza Capers brands - will be relieved after shareholders approved a restructure of finances.

Racy Bonds Christmas ad sparks uproar

premium_icon Racy Bonds Christmas ad sparks uproar

A new Christmas ad campaign for Australian retailer Bonds has caused a stir on social media after depicting a same-sex couple in an intimate setting.

Cunningham Highway 'far too dangerous' for motorists

Cunningham Highway 'far too dangerous' for motorists

CLEAN up crews on scene to assist fire trucks moving through the area.

‘Only two ways’ to explain  cheerleader’s fatal fall

premium_icon ‘Only two ways’ to explain cheerleader’s fatal fall

A barrister for murder accused Jayden Moorea has told a court there are only two possibilities to explain why cheerleader Breeana Robinson fell to her death.

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