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Sat 21 Sep 2019

Cybercrime squad charge two over online drug network

premium_icon Cybercrime squad charge two over online drug network

Detectives have allegedly seized a large amount of steroids, weapons and drug manufacturing items whilst investigating an online drug distribution network

Famed digger's statue to grace White House

Famed digger's statue to grace White House

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given US President Donald Trump a bronze sculpture of the WWII soldier he sees as symbolising ties between the two countries.

Why this man deserves $24m

Why this man deserves $24m

Aussies were outraged when Qantas boss Alan Joyce’s eye-watering salary was revealed this week — but he’s actually earnt every cent.

Big mobile mistake costing you $480

Big mobile mistake costing you $480

Every month, Australians throw away millions of dollars because they believe one big myth — and it’s costing almost all of us hundreds each year.

Australia has no economic plan: Labor

Australia has no economic plan: Labor

The latest economic growth forecasts by the OECD show the Morrison government has no economic plan, shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers says.

Ugly toy story’s gentle message of acceptance

Ugly toy story’s gentle message of acceptance

The real uglyness in this gentle animated adventure is found in its villain’s cold-blooded pursuit of perfection

How to baby-proof your finances

How to baby-proof your finances

This week is the busiest time of the year for births, according to official data, so it’s a good idea to consider the costs of a new baby and how to manage them.

We quit everything to travel Australia

We quit everything to travel Australia

They’re ditching their jobs, pulling the kids out of school and heading off to see Australia — and their adventures are inspiring an Aussie travel boom.

‘Fat people should fly business class’

premium_icon ‘Fat people should fly business class’

Obese people should consider other flyers and pay for a seat with more room on international flights if their fat rolls are prone to spilling over the armrest.

‘Puppy farm, bootleg booze ring’ shut down in Bandidos raid

premium_icon ‘Puppy farm, bootleg booze ring’ shut down in Bandidos raid

A Bandidos bikie clubhouse has been dismantled, where police seized firearms and shut down an alleged illegal puppy farm and a bootleg booze ring.

‘Our son’s descent into a dark road to tragedy’

premium_icon ‘Our son’s descent into a dark road to tragedy’

He was the type of bloke who’d take the shirt off his own back to help a mate and was a bit of a ladies’ man, but Michael fell into a world of drug-fuelled evil

Teen scampers onto rocks to avoid shark attack

premium_icon Teen scampers onto rocks to avoid shark attack

VIDEO: Surfers escape two close calls on same beach this week.

Man winched off mountain face after fall

premium_icon Man winched off mountain face after fall

A man slipped down a mountain face while hiking on the Coast yesterday afternoon.

Four injured after fire rips through Carseldine house

premium_icon Four injured after fire rips through Carseldine house

Four people – including three teenagers – were hospitalised after sustaining injuries in a fire in a home for troubled youth on Brisbane’s northside overnight

BREAKING: Crash site found for missing plane

premium_icon BREAKING: Crash site found for missing plane

The Westpac helicopter was unable to winch a person down due to poor weather conditions

Norton spills on ‘annoying’ celebrities

Norton spills on ‘annoying’ celebrities

Keeping company with Tinsel Town’s most beautiful people isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, according to Graham Norton.

Death in age care under royal commission, coroner microscope

premium_icon Death in age care under royal commission, coroner microscope

THEO Vis died in a Bundaberg aged care facility with a pressure sore on his back so severe it had eaten through to his coccyx, according to his partner.

How Iran’s Saudi ‘attack’ was exposed

How Iran’s Saudi ‘attack’ was exposed

Iran said it had nothing to do with the attack on a Saudi Arabia oilfield. But according to global officials, these are the facts that exposed that as a lie.

Mum poisoned her 18-month-old son in hospital shower

premium_icon Mum poisoned her 18-month-old son in hospital shower

A mum who repeatedly poisoned her 18-month-old son has been sentenced to jail. At times the woman dosed up the boy while he was admitted to hospital.

P-plater caught driving ‘on ice, drunk’ with flat tyres

premium_icon P-plater caught driving ‘on ice, drunk’ with flat tyres

Alcohol? Check. The deadly drug, ice? Check. Two flat tyres? You got it. A P-plater has had his license cancelled on the spot, and his car impounded

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