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Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

QLD Braces For More Extreme Fire Conditions Across The State

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Weather conditions that have stoked and started bushfires across Queensland are not letting up and are set to become extreme in some parts of the state.

National

National

Residents Told To Flee Fires As QLD Braces For 'Significant Concern' Tomorrow

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Residents of a tiny town on the Queensland and NSW border are being urged to immediately shelter from a raging bushfire as the sun set on another grim day for firefighters across the state.

News

News

Swimmer's Body Found 24 Hours After He Was Spotted Struggling In Ocean

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The body of a missing swimmer was located at sea one day after he got into difficulty in waters off Margate, Queensland.

Breaking

Breaking

Major Delays On Queensland Highway After Dramatic End To Police Chase

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There's been a dramatic end to a wild police chase in Queensland, with an allegedly stolen car flipping on a major highway causing delays.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Strong Winds, Hot Temperatures To Whip Up Fires Burning In Queensland

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Queensland firefighters are facing another day of severe fire conditions as dry westerly winds bring heatwave conditions to the state.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Hot And Dry Conditions Prompt Severe Fire Danger

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Fire danger in some parts of NSW has risen to severe as hot, dry, windy conditions put an end to a brief reprieve for bushfire-hit areas of the state.

News

News

Teenager Charged Over Blaze That Destroyed 14 Homes

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A 16-year-old boy has been charged, accused of starting a fire in Central Queensland that destroyed more than a dozen homes.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Conditions Set To Intensify On Queensland Fire Grounds

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Firefighters will make the most of a brief weather reprieve to strengthen containment lines as Queensland braces for worsening conditions.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Man Makes Homemade Firetruck To Help Battle Bushfires

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Emergency services in NSW face a second day of tough conditions as they battle more than 70 fires burning across the state, with 40 uncontained.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

How To Help Australia's Devastated Communities

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As parts of the country endure one of the most dangerous bushfire weeks the nation has ever seen, here's how you can support the communities that have been devastated by the crisis.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

NSW Bushfire Victims Turn To Crowdfunding After Losing Everything

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Heartbroken families affected by the NSW bushfires have turned to crowdfunding for help to get their lives back on track, and the generosity of Aussies so far has been astounding.

News

News

This Is What To Do If You Are Affected By The Bushfires

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Catastrophic bushfires ripping through NSW have already killed three people, destroyed more than 150 homes and blackened a million hectares -- but we’re being warned the worst is yet to come.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

More Than A Million Hectares Of Land Consumed By NSW Bushfires

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Residents from endangered communities have been told to evacuate as emergency services prepare for 'catastrophic' fire conditions across NSW. 

National

National

Man Rescues Kangaroo From Car Grill After Driver Thought It Was Dead

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A Townsville man has rescued a trapped kangaroo after it became wedged in the front of another driver's car.

Updated

Updated

Hundreds Of Koalas Burnt To Death During Bushfires In Mass 'Cremation'

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More than 350 koalas were burnt to death as they tried to escape the wrath of bushfires ravaging the NSW coast.

National

National

'The Smoke Has Reached New Zealand': Dust And Haze From NSW Fires Arrives Across The Ditch

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The fires tearing through New South Wales are so severe that smoke, ash and haze have descended on our neighbours in New Zealand.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

'Catastrophic' Conditions in NSW, Total Fire Bans Across Parts Of The Country

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What you need to know about the bushfire dangers across the country.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Three Dead, Nearly 200 Homes Lost As Fires Devastate NSW And Queensland

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Total fire bans remain across NSW and Queensland as blazes continue to ravage both states.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

Nearly 20 Buildings Destroyed In QLD Fires Still Burning

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A vast bushfire that's claimed nearly 20 homes in central Queensland is now bearing down on more.

Updated

Updated

Three Lives Lost, 150 Homes Destroyed In NSW Bushfire Emergency

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Three people have died in bushfires that have destroyed at least 150 homes across NSW, though there are fears the death toll could rise.

News

News

Dozens Struck Down With Gastro At Popular Aussie Resort

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At least 50 people have fallen ill with gastroenteritis at a popular island resort off the coast of Brisbane.

National

National

Farmers Are Dancing Because It Finally Rained In Drought Areas

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Drought-ravaged areas of Queensland and NSW have had temporary relief after receiving massive downfalls of rain.

Crime

Crime

Man Jailed For 'Vile' Acts And Raping Inmate While Watching Royal Wedding

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A notorious sex offender who raped a young, terrified fellow prisoner while watching Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle on TV has had his jail time extended.

News

News

Australia's Flesh-Eating Ulcer Epidemic Is Baffling Medical Experts

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Australia's flesh-eating ulcer epidemic has increased significantly in Victoria in recent years, and now the puzzling disease is spreading into new areas, including near Cairns in Queensland.

National

National

Man Drowns After He Was Allegedly Caught Breaking Into A House

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A man has drowned in Queensland after he was allegedly caught breaking into a home and tried to flee by diving into a nearby lake.

News

News

Toddler Rushed To Hospital After Being Struck By Car In Driveway

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A toddler has been struck by a car in the driveway of a Gold Coast home.

News

News

Missing Queensland Boy, 9, Found Safe

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A nine-year-boy who went missing in the Ipswich suburb of Brassall has been found safe and well, according to Queensland police.

News

News

Warning After Brown Snake Spotted Hiding Under Washing Machine

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A family on Queensland's Sunshine Coast was doing their laundry when they spotted a massive brown snake wrapped around the bottom of their washing machine.

National

National

Frantic Search For Two Young Girls Missing For Three Days

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Two young Brisbane girls have been missing for more than three days and Queensland police are appealing for public help to locate them.

National

National

Schoolboy Says Classmate Who Allegedly Stabbed Teacher Had Been 'Very Sad Lately'

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A Queensland primary school student claims an 11-year-old classmate who allegedly stabbed a teacher had threatened other students moments before the terrifying attack.

Updated

Updated

Student Tasered After Primary School Teacher Stabbed

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A teacher has allegedly been stabbed by a student at a far north Queensland primary school.

News

News

Gas Bottle Sparks Emergency At Local Sports Club

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A gas bottle found at a Queensland sports club has sparked an emergency situation.

Crime

Crime

Cops Release Image Of Man Suspected Of Elderly Lady Dog Poo Punch

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An elderly woman was knocked unconscious Monday in an altercation over a dog at Sandgate, in northern Brisbane.

Updated

Updated

Tributes Flow For Queensland Zip Line Victim

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South Australian man Dean Sanderson has been identified as the victim of Tuesday's fatal zip line fall in Queensland.

News

News

The Race Is On To Find Out Which Aussie State Has The Best Tap Water

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Judges will consider smell, clarity, colour, odour, taste and feel during a series of blindfolded tests at Dunkeld in regional Victoria on Saturday.

Updated

Updated

Car Driven Through Police Line As Climate Protesters Block Bridge

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A woman has driven a car through a police line on a major Brisbane bridge as climate protesters blocked the thoroughfare.

News

News

Police Speak Out Over Driver's Claims He Was Fined For Drinking Water

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Queensland Police are working to verify claims a driver was fined for drinking a bottle of water behind the wheel.

News

News

Bachelorette Politician Jess Glasgow's Job In Question Due To Harassing Behaviour On Show

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The Queensland councillor referred to Angie Kent as "bitch", made inappropriate comments to female production crew members and was criticised by fellow contestants for his treatment of women before being kicked off the show.

Updated

Updated

Man Armed With Knife Shot Outside North Queensland Police Station

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An armed man has been shot at a police station in Bowen, North Queensland.

Updated

Updated

People Missing, Dozens Of Properties Lost In Bushfires Across NSW, QLD

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People remain missing after out-of-control bushfires raced across areas of northern NSW and southeast QLD, destroying homes and igniting fears they were deliberately lit.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Flung From One Ride Onto Another

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Desperate Search For Mum And Four Kids Missing In Queensland

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Stacey Ross and her four children have not been seen for nearly four days.

National

National

Deadly Brain Shrinking Fungus Found In Suburban Australia

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A fungus dubbed the world's second-deadliest has been found in suburban Cairns, with researchers fearing it could be spread throughout the Australian tropics.

News

News

Young Magpie Set On Fire In Barbaric Act Of Animal Cruelty

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A young magpie has allegedly been captured and set on fire in suburban streets at Alexandra Headland on the Sunshine Coast.

National

National

Family's Plea For Teen Who Went Missing In Middle Of The Night

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A girl who went missing, leaving her family "worried sick", has been found safe and well.

Good News

Good News

Bodycam Footage Captures Rescue Of Two Cats Trapped In Unit Fire

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Two lucky cats have been saved from a unit fire east of Brisbane by quick-thinking fire and ambulance officers.

National

National

Grandmother Claims $50m Powerball Prize A Week Late

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A Queensland grandmother is off to buy a Mustang after she learnt she had been holding the unclaimed $50m Powerball prize-winning ticket for the last week.

News

News

S.O.S: Save Our Stanthorpe

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The usually thriving tourism Queensland hotspot is doing it tough. Crippling drought and bushfires have pushed the town to the brink, now it needs our help to get back on its feet.

National

National

'Greedy' Petrol Price Hikes Slammed Over Huge Markups, Profits

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Some service stations are putting a 60 cent per litre markup on petrol, it has been claimed, with the company been slammed for hiking prices on customers.

Crime

Crime

Woman Found Dead, Blood-Covered Man Arrested

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A woman has died in suspicious circumstances at a house south of Brisbane.

National

National

Queensland PCYC To Face Court After Teen Died During Gym Workout

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Two years after 15-year-old Ben Shaw died following a workout at a Queensland PCYC gym, prosecutors have accused the organisation of safety failures.

Crime

Crime

Family Dogs Threatened Hours Before Beloved Pets Found Dead

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A family has been left heartbroken after their beloved Jack Russel terriers were found dead in their home in what's believed to have been a dog-baiting incident.

National

National

Driver Fined For Letting Dogs Sit On Her Lap While Driving

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There are some situations when man's best friend needs to take a backseat -- like in the car.

Queensland

Queensland

Warning As Heat-Stressed Bats Bring Increased Risk Of Disease Exposure

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Health authorities have issued an urgent warning to Queenslanders to steer clear of heat-stressed bats, because of fears they increase exposure to a potentially deadly disease.

National

National

University Dean Compares Trans Youth To Overweight People

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Dozens of law academics from a Queensland university have publicly showed their support for transgender students after the head of their department argued against accepting a child's wish to transition.

National

National

Family On Desperate Search For Son's 'Best Mate' After Fatal Crash

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A Queensland family has issued a heartbreaking plea for help locating their son's missing dog, who has been missing since the car crash which claimed the young man's life.

National

National

Incredible Story Of Survival: Bushwalker Crawls For Two Days Dragging Broken Leg

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Pia Miranda may have been officially crowned Australian Survivor on Tuesday night, but experienced bush walker Neil Parker is giving her a run for the title.

National

National

Premier Pledges $1.5M To Binna Burra As QLD's Fire Recovery Effort Begins

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As the damage toll of this month's devastating bushfires begins to emerge, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed the government will help the state rebuild.

News

News

Kittens And Mother Cat Found Dumped On Railway Tracks

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Train drivers have found five kittens and their mother dumped in a zipped up bag on railway tracks in North Queensland.

National

National

Calls To Cancel 'Riverfire' Fireworks Display Amid Bushfire Emergency

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There are growing calls online to cancel an annual fireworks display in Brisbane, as bushfires continue to batter the state. But others aren't convinced.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Google Maps Finds Man Missing For 20 Years

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Stole Parent's Money To Fund Alleged Plot To Kill Them

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

A Tribute To Our Amazing Firies, In 10 Incredible Photos

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The image of an exhausted firefighter with his head in his hands has struck a chord with Australians, as more than 110 fires continue to burn across NSW and Queensland.

National

National

Historic Binna Burra Dinner Bell Found Among Ruins

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In a moment of joyful reprieve, the owners and staff of Queensland's Binna Burra Lodge have celebrated the survival of the venue's beloved bell, which was believed to be all but lost in the state's devastating fires.

National

National

Sweet Notes From Local Kids Left In Firefighters' Lunch

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As Queensland firefighters work to save their state from fire, local kids are helping lift their spirits.

National

National

The All-Important Weapons Fighting Australia's 'Catastrophic' Fires

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Fire season hit Australia early, and as emergency crews battle blazes up and down the country's east coast, support from above is more important than ever.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Child' Filmed Smoking At Football Game Actually A 36-Year-Old Man

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Binna Burra Was An Escape From The Real World. Until Now.

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There are few certainties in life. I always had one. That no matter how weary the world ever made me I would find sweet solace at Binna Burra Lodge.

National

National

Mother Shields Newborn Under Shirt As Fire Closes In On Home

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A young family on the Sunshine Coast had the fright of their lives as bushfires quickly spread around them.

National

National

Ferocious Sunshine Coast Bushfire May Have Been Deliberately Lit

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Police are speaking with a group of teenagers about a fire that has destroyed at least two homes on the Sunshine Coast. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Warned To Contact Police Over 'Girl Named Ava Taylor'

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Koala Mum And Joey Rescued As Fires Tear Through Bushland

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As a series of dangerous bushfires continue to wreak havoc across NSW and Queensland, wildlife groups are asking residents in affected areas to do what they can to help defenceless wildlife.

National

National

'Peace And Tranquillity Torn Apart': 17 Homes Destroyed In Queensland Fires

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The mayor of one of the worst affected areas in the Queensland fires has fought back tears as he updated the public on "the tragedy unfolding".

National

National

X-Rated Painting Of The Virgin Mary Is Causing A Stir

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WARNING: EXPLICIT IMAGE

Updated

Updated

'Bruises And Bleeding': Woman’s Body Found In Park Appeared To Be Interfered With

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Police are treating the death of 26-year-old Brisbane woman, Ioli Hadjilyra as suspicious and possibly a homicide after council workers discovered her body in a garden in Clayfield on Wednesday.

National

National

Woman's Body Found In Garden Bed Near Popular Brisbane Park

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A young woman's body has been discovered underneath a railway bridge in Brisbane's inner-north.

Politics

Politics

Sleeveless Bob Katter Chains Self To Shovel In Anti-Anti-Adani Protest, Is Kinda Swole

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It was a case of sun's out, guns out for MP Bob Katter, who staged a strange protest in the baking Queensland sun, chaining himself to a shovel in protest against anti-Adani demonstrators.

10 News First

10 News First

Toddler Impaled By Pencil After Tripping Over At Family Function

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A young boy has been reunited with the paramedics who helped save his life, nearly three years after a frightening ordeal saw him lodge a pencil inside his eye.

National

National

'Do Not Drive Your Car!' The Terrifying Note A Family Found

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A Queensland family found a note warning them not to drive their car -- because a snake had slithered under the bonnet.

News

News

Man Brutally 'Smashes Cat' In Plastic Bag

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The RSPCA is calling for witnesses and dashcam footage of a disturbing case of animal cruelty that is alleged to have taken place in a Brisbane park on Tuesday.

News

News

Girl Allegedly Finds Razor Blade In Sultana Packet From Supermarket

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A mother has been left horrified after her daughter allegedly found a razor blade inside a packet of sultanas she bought from a supermarket.

National

National

Grazier's Fight For 'Justice' After Clearing Trees To Feed Cattle During Drought

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A Queensland grazier is making a last-ditch attempt to clear his name after being convicted for pushing over trees on his property to feed starving cattle. 

National

National

Up To 44 Wallabies Found Dead In 'Suspicious Circumstances'

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Up to 44 wallabies have been found dead in the last week on a sporting field in Far North Queensland, in what rescuers believe are "suspicious circumstances".

National

National

A 'Right To Protest' March Is Happening After A Last-Minute Court Bid Failed

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Protesters planning to march through Brisbane streets this week have been given the green light, after the city's council failed to win a last-minute court battle to shut the demonstration down.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Lures Seagulls To Death By Throwing Chips On Busy Road

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Dogs Could Soon Be Allowed To Ride On Brisbane's CityCats

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Dogs and other domestic pets could be welcome to travel with their owners on Brisbane's CityCat and Ferry services under a proposal put forward by the council.

News

News

Onlookers Flee As Multi-Million-Dollar Superyacht Slams Into Wharf

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Footage has emerged of the terrifying moment a superyacht crashed into a wharf in Cairns, sending onlookers fleeing as diners watched on.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandma Threatened With $220 Fine For Garage Sale Sign

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

Dog Owners Raise Alarm After Pets Poisoned At Popular Park

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Dog owners are being warned to remain vigilant after several suspected dog baiting incidents at popular Brisbane parks.

National

National

KFC Launches 'Full Review' After Allegedly Serving Woman Raw Chicken

1 min read

A woman got far less than she bargained for when she bit into some original recipe chicken.

News

News

Young, Healthy Mum-Of-Three The Latest Victim Of The Flu

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Tributes are flowing in for a Queensland mother-of-three who has become the latest victim of the flu.

News

News

Teens Rushed To Hospital After Taking Parent's Medicine At School

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Two young students have been taken to hospital after taking medication at a Gold Coast school, but the headmaster has refuted media reports of illicit activity.

National

National

Workers Could Be About To Score A New Public Holiday

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Workers rostered on Christmas Eve could be about to land an early Christmas present in the form of public holiday penalty rates thanks to a proposal.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Called In After 'Creepy' Note Left On Woman's Car

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Torture After Allegedly Holding Teen Captive

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A 22-year-old man is facing a string of charges after allegedly holding an 18-year-old teenager captive for several hours and assaulting him at a residence in north-west Brisbane on Friday.

National

National

Desperate Search For Five People Missing After Boat Found

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Authorities in the Torres Strait are searching for five people, including a 9-year-old boy, after the boat they were travelling on was found with no one on-board, two days after the group went missing.

Crime

Crime

Police Appeal For Help After 15 Vehicles Stolen In Three Hours

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Owners of a car dealership were shocked to wake up and discover 15 of their vehicles had been stolen during a break-in on the early hours of Monday morning.

World

World

Desperate Final Email Aussie Woman Sent Mother Before Death

2 min read

An Australian mother rushed to America to search for her daughter after she received a plea for help but tragically, was too late.

News

News

Internet Pranksters Test Out Highway Speed Camera Threshold In Viral Video

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A Facebook prankster has shared a video claiming roadside speed cameras have a tolerance of more than 10 percent above the speed limit.

National

National

These Aussie Animals Who Die From Too Much Sex Are Going Extinct

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There are fears a small, rare marsupial known for its “suicidal mating habits” might be extinct in one of its best-known habitats.