National News

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

premium_icon Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

Police have swarmed the Port of Brisbane today, turning away people heading off for an Easter island getaway.

Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

Water Police will be out in force this Easter long weekend to enforce COVID-19 restrictions after already handing out more than $10,000 in fines.

Live graphic: COVID-19 spread mapped across QLD

premium_icon Live graphic: COVID-19 spread mapped across QLD

Queensland’s coronavirus spread has been mapped across the state with one region recording a 33 per cent spike in cases in the past week.

Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

premium_icon Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

A reckless driver who dislocated a Toowoomba police officer’s shoulder by mowing him down in a stolen car has been jailed. VIDEO INSIDE.

Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

premium_icon Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

Bizarre scenes are unfolding at service stations across as fuel dips to prices not seen for years.

Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

premium_icon Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

‘This has broken us’: Business owners say the hit has further destroyed them, after having to let 11 casual staff go.

Big changes to Bundaberg Rum

premium_icon Big changes to Bundaberg Rum

Bundaberg Rum is shaking things up – and not in a cocktail. The distillery will change the recipe and the look of one of Australia’s favourite drinks.

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