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Mon 20 Jan 2020

PM under pressure as Coalition changes tune on climate change

premium_icon PM under pressure as Coalition changes tune on climate...

Scott Morrison could be facing a cabinet revolt on climate change with the horror bushfire season sparking new calls for action from his own top-ranking MPs.

North coast bushfire victims left in tents for months

premium_icon North coast bushfire victims left in tents for months

Hundreds of fire-hit families are living in tents without water and power three months after massive bush blazes ripped through their towns on the NSW north coast.

Huge no to activewear on a plane

Huge no to activewear on a plane

Qantas was accused of discrimination this week when it refused entry to a former WWE star. But the outrage “goes beyond eye-roll stuff”.

Aussie dad’s nightmare 45 days in jail

Aussie dad’s nightmare 45 days in jail

An Australian dad detained for 45 days in Japan while searching for his missing children has described the horrible conditions he faced.

Meghan’s dad: she’s ‘cheapened’ royals

Meghan’s dad: she’s ‘cheapened’ royals

Retired Hollywood lighting director Thomas also believes Meghan has “let down” the Royal Family over hers and Harry’s abdication.

Dust storm swallows entire towns

Dust storm swallows entire towns

Horrifying videos are emerging of a massive dust storm that has swept through rural Aussie towns with one woman calling them “monsters” that are the new “norm”.

Skull among bone fragments found along Pioneer River

premium_icon Skull among bone fragments found along Pioneer River

Forensic tests will determine the origins of a skull and other bones

Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

premium_icon Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

CHURCH and family members ostracised victims of child sex abuse carried out by a Central Queensland church leader and ‘uncle’.

Tragic twist for former sex slave

Tragic twist for former sex slave

Michelle Knight went through unimaginable horror at the hands of Ariel Castro — but her suffering hasn’t ended in the years since. WARNING: Confronting.

Queen bluntly rejects Harry and Meghan's plan

Queen bluntly rejects Harry and Meghan's plan

Prince Harry and Meghan had a vision for what their lives would be like when they quit as “senior” members of the Windsor clan. Clearly the Queen was not having a...

How Tame Impala star almost lost his biggest song

premium_icon How Tame Impala star almost lost his biggest song

With over half a billion plays and double platinum status, The Less I know the Better is one of Tame Impala’s biggest hits.

How your pay compares to 1000 Aussies

premium_icon How your pay compares to 1000 Aussies

Almost half of Aussie workers believe they aren’t being paid what they are worth, but they’ve been urged to compare their salary to other workers in similar roles...

Off with the fairies: Lifesaver’s warning to thrillseekers

premium_icon Off with the fairies: Lifesaver’s warning to thrillseekers

Precious resources are dragged away from popular beaches to rescue people risking their lives in dangerous conditions, a lifesaver says.

Parents slugged with extra costs on top of school fees

premium_icon Parents slugged with extra costs on top of school fees

Parents already paying thousands in school fees are being hit with hundreds more in extra fees and levies to send their kids to Brisbane’s private schools.

Queen’s secret message in Megxit agreement

premium_icon Queen’s secret message in Megxit agreement

Harry and Meghan look like they’ve walked away with an amazing deal after severing ties with royal family, but the Queen has issued a warning to other members of...

One in five stonemasons diagnosed with silicosis

premium_icon One in five stonemasons diagnosed with silicosis

Authorities have been scrambling to understand the scale of Australia’s worst industrial health crisis and new figures reveal just how bad it is in Queensland.

Man caught masturbating at children’s playground in Mackay

premium_icon Man caught masturbating at children’s playground in Mackay

The 33 year old claimed he was just trying to find a secluded spot to have phone sex

BONES FIND: Inside the crime scene on Pioneer River

premium_icon BONES FIND: Inside the crime scene on Pioneer River

Timeline of how bones were found to what police will be looking into

Senior firey quits brigade over ‘insulting’ Blue Card call

premium_icon Senior firey quits brigade over ‘insulting’ Blue Card call

‘No way’ veteran fire volunteer will bend principles in fight against ‘insulting’ government regulation

Flamin’ treat for fireys after terrifying ordeal

premium_icon Flamin’ treat for fireys after terrifying ordeal

Trapped in a fire zone, surrounded by terrified families and not knowing what would come next was how Roz Beaton realised the sacrifices of fire fighters.

Highest coal exports in five years

premium_icon Highest coal exports in five years

Gladstone Ports Corporation had a record end to the year with the Reg Tanna Coal Terminal posting its highest December coal exports in five years.

Deputy mayor pays tribute to ‘kind, generous’ late husband

premium_icon Deputy mayor pays tribute to ‘kind, generous’ late husband

ON SATURDAY morning in the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Toowoomba’s Roger Taylor passed peacefully to the sounds of Neil Diamond and Slim Dusty.

120+ PHOTOS: Country swimmers compete at largest race meet

premium_icon 120+ PHOTOS: Country swimmers compete at largest race meet

Swimmers from Warwick, Stanthorpe, Maranoa and the Western Downs came together to compete at the Country Championships.

Toowoomba firm wins trademark battle with car giant

premium_icon Toowoomba firm wins trademark battle with car giant

A SMALL Toowoomba battery company has scored a massive win in a trademark battle with an international car giant.

Meet our new MKR stars ready to battle all-stars

premium_icon Meet our new MKR stars ready to battle all-stars

TWO popular bloggers and an Army veteran will represent the Sunshine Coast in the new rivals-themed season of My Kitchen Rules.

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