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Fri 17 Jan 2020

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”.

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.

‘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.

Desperate ciggie craving sparks violent trolley tirade

premium_icon Desperate ciggie craving sparks violent trolley tirade

A desire for cigarettes pushed a drunk man to hurl trolleys around a shopping complex and abuse a bunch of workers who stood between him and his nicotine hit.

Teacher’s rope swing injury claim falls flat

premium_icon Teacher’s rope swing injury claim falls flat

A Queensland teacher who injured herself on a rope swing in Vanuatu while on a school excursion has been refused worker’s compensation, again.

‘Hero’ dog saves owner’s life after she was hit by car

premium_icon ‘Hero’ dog saves owner’s life after she was hit by car

If she hadn’t been found by the side of the road, hidden from sight, the 26-year-old would have died.

Wilson Gavin's tragic death must not be in vain

premium_icon Wilson Gavin's tragic death must not be in vain

When Wilson Gavin took his own life this week, after being savaged on Twitter, I was horrified.

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