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Sun 7 Jun 2020

Two children missing and 11 others injured during house fire

Two children missing and 11 others injured during house fire

Two children are unaccounted for and 11 others are in hospital after a fire destroyed a home overnight.

COVID-19 test accuracy probed following the Blackwater case

premium_icon COVID-19 test accuracy probed following the Blackwater case

Professor Ivo Mueller reveals the COVID test’s weakness and how to avoid it.

Five-year-old dead after boat capsizes

premium_icon Five-year-old dead after boat capsizes

The body of a five-year-old child has been found after a boat capsized on Saturday night. The search for a missing man goes on.

'Stolen car' joyride ends in tragedy as four kids killed

premium_icon 'Stolen car' joyride ends in tragedy as four kids killed

Four children aged eight to 12 have died in a crash at an intersection in Townsville.

Strawberries 'safe to eat' despite COVID worker link

premium_icon Strawberries 'safe to eat' despite COVID worker link

Queensland’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said a pop-up clinic had been set up at the strawberry farm and has already tested all workers.

Six people hospitalised after crashes in one region

premium_icon Six people hospitalised after crashes in one region

Six people have been taken to hospital after a spate of car crashes overnight.

Man wounded in party precinct brawl

premium_icon Man wounded in party precinct brawl

A man in his 20s has been hospitalised after being wounded in an alleged brawl in the heart of Surfers Paradise overnight.

Dog fight over ‘offensive’ kennel club social media posts

premium_icon Dog fight over ‘offensive’ kennel club social media posts

A popular dog kennel clubs faces open revolt from outspoken members over critical social media posts it claims were offensive.

‘Ghost’ holiday homes fully booked as bans ease

‘Ghost’ holiday homes fully booked as bans ease

Agents for vacation homes are being inundated with bookings in tourist spots that were two weeks ago considered ghost towns.

‘I didn’t go into this blind’: Porn move cruels comeback

premium_icon ‘I didn’t go into this blind’: Porn move cruels comeback

Supercars driver-turned-porn star Renee Gracie admits there is no going back to her former profession.

Morrison and Hollywood stars on NRL’s elite crowd hitlist

premium_icon Morrison and Hollywood stars on NRL’s elite crowd hitlist

Clubs have spent this weekend finalising guest lists after being given the green light to host gatherings of fans at games from Thursday night.

Doctor banned for using patient for ‘sexual gratification’

premium_icon Doctor banned for using patient for ‘sexual gratification’

Dr Conway Lee propositioned a patient on the dating app Grindr and used sexualised language and inappropriate examinations during a check-up.

'Black magic' twist in search for mother and son lost at sea

premium_icon 'Black magic' twist in search for mother and son lost at sea

Pair missing at sea since December sailed out to cleanse themselves of 'black magic', investigators have revealed.

Deadly dust sparks wave of lawsuits as workers fall ill

premium_icon Deadly dust sparks wave of lawsuits as workers fall ill

A debilitating auto-immune disease has sparked a wave of legal action from construction workers exposed to the deadly dust on the job.

‘Secret’ stash of public money just left sitting there

premium_icon ‘Secret’ stash of public money just left sitting there

Thousands of dollars owed to the government has been left sitting for years – because no one has bothered to look.

Malthouse’s revised top eight predictions

premium_icon Malthouse’s revised top eight predictions

The 2020 season is no longer a marathon, it’s a sprint, and some clubs will thrive. Mick Malthouse has revisited his pre-season tips and made a few changes.

Fears for man and child after boat capsizes

Fears for man and child after boat capsizes

NSW police are searching for a man and child after a boat capsized off Bulli Beach, with two others flown to hospital for treatment.

There’s still time for small business to thrive

There’s still time for small business to thrive

As restrictions ease, silver linings are appearing for many small business operators.

COVID-19 patient voluntarily sought testing at fever clinic

premium_icon COVID-19 patient voluntarily sought testing at fever clinic

The man has advised health teams that he was not aware of any contact he may have had with confirmed cases.

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