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Tue 17 Sep 2019

NBN announces lower prices, kills 'Netflix tax'

NBN announces lower prices, kills 'Netflix tax'

THE National Broadband Network has killed off its highly criticised “Netflix tax” proposal, and is instead focused on luring new customers.

X-rated bikini trend storms internet

X-rated bikini trend storms internet

JUST when it seemed bikinis couldn’t get any skimpier, an Australian brand has released a daring new look — and it’s going to leave some interesting tan lines.

Shopping centre tricks that suck us in

Shopping centre tricks that suck us in

Ever get lost at the shops? Lose track of time? Turns out shopping centres use a host of sneaky tricks to make you stay longer and pay more.

Couple abandons kid in empty house

Couple abandons kid in empty house

A COUPLE changed the age of their adopted daughter, who has dwarfism, from eight to 22 before allegedly abandoning her in an apartment.

‘Idiot’ dad cops jail for drink drive dirt bike drop off

premium_icon ‘Idiot’ dad cops jail for drink drive dirt bike drop off

“I’ve done more time than a paedophile,” says dad with appalling drink drive record.

Frightening phone call that triggered 4-hour lockdown at uni

premium_icon Frightening phone call that triggered 4-hour lockdown at uni

A THREATENING phone call made to the Casino Police Station went for "some time", and gave police negotiators time to speak with the man.

De facto wins back $240k Lamborghini

premium_icon De facto wins back $240k Lamborghini

A legal fight over a $240,000 Lamborghini has taken a new twist, with the former de facto of a Gold Coast corporate spiv winning custody of the car.

Retrial for jailed man whose girlfriend was set alight

premium_icon Retrial for jailed man whose girlfriend was set alight

A RETRIAL has been ordered for a man jailed after his girlfriend was set alight after the Court of Appeal found a judge made a mistake.

CCTV: ‘Police had to tell woman she had been assaulted’

premium_icon CCTV: ‘Police had to tell woman she had been assaulted’

A WOMAN who was allegedly sexually assaulted while she slept in a taxi only discovered she had been attacked when police spoke to her. HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

UPDATE: Evacuation underway at uni after four-hour lockdown

UPDATE: Evacuation underway at uni after four-hour lockdown

"THIS has been a stressful few hours and I want to thank everyone for their amazing patience and co-operation."

How rural family is making a difference after rare diagnosis

premium_icon How rural family is making a difference after rare diagnosis

Less than a year after couple's youngest son was diagnosed the family is determined to make a difference.

Horror clean-up after semen explosion

premium_icon Horror clean-up after semen explosion

If you think you’re having a bad day at work, spare a thought for workers at a cattle-breeding facility who have this messy clean-up to deal with.

Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

premium_icon Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

Police had to be called to stop three girls playing in school peak hour traffic.

Neighbour hits back at 'direct' puppy farm raids

premium_icon Neighbour hits back at 'direct' puppy farm raids

NEIGHBOURS of property owners raided by the RSPCA are hitting back with allegations of their own.

Pell launches last ditch bid for freedom

premium_icon Pell launches last ditch bid for freedom

GEORGE Pell has launched a last ditch bid to clear his name and overturn his child sex convictions by lodging his High Court appeal.

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