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Wed 16 Jan 2019

New poll reveals Australia Day support

New poll reveals Australia Day support

The vast majority of Australians support Australia Day staying on January 26, a new poll has revealed.

UPDATE: Search for investors ongoing, despite steel mill setback

premium_icon UPDATE: Search for investors ongoing, despite steel mill...

THE State Government has dealt the latest blow to the Gladstone Steel Plant Project, which was once touted to create 1800 jobs.

Vile rapist Fardon a free man

premium_icon Vile rapist Fardon a free man

Queensland’s most notorious sex-offender Robert John Fardon is walking the streets a free man after a last-ditch bid to stop him living unsupervised failed.

Search continues for 45yo fisherman off Double Island Point

premium_icon Search continues for 45yo fisherman off Double Island Point

The search is continuing for a missing 45-year-old fisherman who fell from a commercial fishing boat off Double Island Point early this morning.

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

E-cigarettes may contain poo, pesticides

POO, pesticides and nicotine are being inhaled by smokers of nicotine-free electronic cigarettes, a study has revealed.

'I died three times': Incredible tale of transplant survival

premium_icon 'I died three times': Incredible tale of transplant survival

'All you see is the light going down, just closing in': Caloundra man, Colin Manderson was weeks from death before receiving life-saving news.

Is Apple changing the iPhone charger?

Is Apple changing the iPhone charger?

Your iPhone charger could soon be headed for the junk pile, following a report Apple plans to swap its lightning ports for a different style of power cable.

Groups calls for volunteers to band together for environment

premium_icon Groups calls for volunteers to band together for environment

'We are an easygoing group who share a passion... we opt to get out there and do something to improve the wellbeing of our region'

The one big problem with the new war on banks

premium_icon The one big problem with the new war on banks

Australia’s corporate watchdog is hiring an army of lawyers for more than a dozen new investigations into banks as the royal commission wraps up. But experts warn...

Dastyari cracks: ‘I blew up my life’

Dastyari cracks: ‘I blew up my life’

Sam Dastyari confesses to doing “every single drug” during a rant about his downfall on I’m a Celebrity, which was slammed on Twitter.

Unruly travellers’ deportation looms

Unruly travellers’ deportation looms

The family at the centre of a storm after leaving rubbish at a popular New Zealand beach have spoken out for the first time.

Seibold training initiative kicking the Broncos into gear

Seibold training initiative kicking the Broncos into gear

It won’t be difficult to spot the hard workers at Brisbane this NRL season as new coach Anthony Seibold continues to shake things up at Red Hill.

Man caught cheating on stranger’s Snapchat

Man caught cheating on stranger’s Snapchat

An Aussie posted an innocent video on Snapchat showing off his dance moves on a night out and was stunned to discover he’d inadvertently outed an alleged cheater.

Buddy racing clock for Swans’ season opener

premium_icon Buddy racing clock for Swans’ season opener

Lance Franklin is back on track and Sydney coach John Longmire is hopeful ‘a slow jog’ will be followed by the great strides

Aussie kids ecstatic over Meghan and Harry letter

Aussie kids ecstatic over Meghan and Harry letter

An Aussie family have shared their excitement after receiving a thank you letter from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, that came with a personal touch.

Name of accused killer still protected

Name of accused killer still protected

The media is still being prevented from publishing the name of the man accused of killing backpacker Grace Millane, following a not guilty plea.

UK in chaos as MPs reject May’s Brexit deal

premium_icon UK in chaos as MPs reject May’s Brexit deal

Britain has fallen into a political crisis after MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote against her....

Opal Tower: ‘It’s become an Australian nightmare’

Opal Tower: ‘It’s become an Australian nightmare’

No end is in sight for residents left homeless after being evacuated from Sydney’s Opal Tower as the interim report was released.

Missing teen caught in rip, swept out to sea

Missing teen caught in rip, swept out to sea

Grave fears are held for a Victorian teenager who went missing after getting into difficulty while wading at a popular South Australia beach yesterday.

Dragons confirm Gareth Widdop’s shock UK return

premium_icon Dragons confirm Gareth Widdop’s shock UK return

St George Illawarra skipper Gareth Widdop will take a pay cut to quit the Dragons after agreeing to a move which will see him return to England to play in Super...

‘I just want to move on’: Cartwright to atone for disaster

‘I just want to move on’: Cartwright to atone for disaster

Cartwright admits not putting in enough hard work last year but insists this pre-season has been different at Gold Coast.

Aussies face worst heatwave in eight years

Aussies face worst heatwave in eight years

There will be “no reprieve” from an unprecedented heatwave which in some areas is the most intense burst of heat for eight years.

‘It’s shocking’: Fed freaks out rival

‘It’s shocking’: Fed freaks out rival

A teenage star who had the privilege of facing Roger Federer from the other side of the court couldn’t believe what the Swiss master was doing.

Australian soldier dies in training exercise

Australian soldier dies in training exercise

A routine training exercise at an Army base in central Victoria went horribly wrong yesterday when a soldier collapsed and died.

Stand-in guy Morris wants Cronulla’s top job

premium_icon Stand-in guy Morris wants Cronulla’s top job

If Shane Flanagan doesn’t keep his job, John Morris is ready to take control of Cronulla — and he’s already starting the rebuilding job on a struggling Sharks...

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