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News

Boat With 14 People Aboard Overturns, Catches Alight

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Fourteen people have been rescued after their boat overturned and burst into flames off the Queensland coast.

Crime

Crime

Brisbane Man Allegedly Set Fire To A Petrol Station During Wild Rampage

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A Brisbane man has been arrested after a rampage through the southside of the city during which he allegedly attempted several carjackings and set a petrol station alight.

Science

Science

Large Meteor Lights Up Queensland Night Sky

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Craig Turton wasn't expecting to capture the magnificence of a plummeting meteor when he ventured to a quiet dam north of Brisbane with his cameras on Saturday night.

National

National

Four Children Charged Over Big Brother House Fire

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Four children have been charged over a fire that engulfed the Big Brother house on the Gold Coast.

Crime

Crime

'Significant' Street Shooting Incident Leaves Three Injured

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Multiple people have been shot in a Brisbane street on Saturday morning.

National

National

Dog Bites Baby On Face, Causing 'Serious Injuries'

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A one-year-old girl faces surgery after being bitten on the face by a dog, one of six dog bites authorities responded to in just 24 hours in Queensland.

Politics

Politics

'What A Dick': Politician's Wild Press Release Roasts Senator

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One Nation's Malcolm Roberts is back in the Senate, but he's already been branded a "climate change denying weirdo" by a fellow politician.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Man Trapped Inside Stolen Minibus During Police Chase

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An elderly man, 76, was at the centre of a terrifying theft after the minibus he was in was stolen by two men and taken on a speeding car chase with police for more than an hour.

Crime

Crime

Barefoot Bandit Smashes Into Service Station, Tiptoes Over Broken Glass, Forgets Shoes

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He remembered a skull mask and a mattock -- but not his shoes.

Updated

Updated

Activists Glued Themselves To Brisbane Road During Peak Hour

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The Brisbane CBD was brought to a standstill after two environmental activists glued themselves to a major road.

Crime

Crime

'Incredibly Difficult' Birthday Celebration For Woman Murdered On Beach

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The parents of murdered Queensland woman Toyah Cordingley are remembering their daughter, on what would have been her 25th birthday.

National

National

Boy Rescued After Clinging To Buckets At Sea Wakes From Coma

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A seven-year-old boy who spent hours in freezing waters clinging to buckets after the boat he was on capsized has awoken from an induced coma.

National

National

Drowned Toddler's Mum Shares Emotional Video Tribute To 'Little Lifesaver'

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The devastated mother of Ruben Scott says the loss of her son "doesn't feel real", three days after the little boy's body was discovered in a dam on the family's north Queensland cattle station.

News

News

Child Fighting For Life After Boat 'Capsizes' Off Queensland Coast

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A boy who spent six hours at sea with two men after their boat is believed to have capsized off the Queensland coast is in a critical condition.

National

National

Police Dig Up Yard In Search For Missing American Woman

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Excavations will restart at a Brisbane home as police investigate the suspected murder of a U.S. woman who disappeared last year.

Tech

Tech

Australia's Pathway To Becoming An Energy Superpower

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There's been a lot of hype about the most recent resurgence of hydrogen fuel.

National

National

Missing Mum's Body Found After Birthday Plane Ride Ends In Double Tragedy

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Police have found a body in the search for a Queensland mother after a vintage plane crashed during a joy flight to celebrate her birthday.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Aussie Farmer Charged After Backpacker Found Hidden Cameras

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An Australian rural business owner has been charged after a Dutch backpacker discovered several hidden cameras after applying for a farm work job online.

News

News

'Pure Tragedy': Body Of Missing Queensland Toddler Ruben Scott Found

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The body of a two-year-old boy missing on a remote Queensland property has been found by police divers.

News

News

The 'Point Of Survivability Has Passed' For Missing Toddler

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The family of a two-year-old boy missing from a far north Queensland cattle station has been advised by experts that the likelihood of the toddler surviving has expired.

Crime

Crime

Woman Tortured, Raped In 14-Hour Ordeal, Police Say

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A Queensland woman was held against her will overnight and repeatedly assaulted and tortured, police say.

Updated

Updated

Pilot's Body Found, Mother Still Missing After Birthday Joy Ride Went Wrong

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Police have located a deceased man in wreckage of a light plane that was found in waters off South Stradbroke Island.

National

National

Search Resumes For Missing Toddler In Crocodile-Infested Area

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The desperate search has resumed for a two-year-old boy who was last seen on an isolated property in crocodile-infested Far North Queensland.

National

National

Plane With Two Aboard Missing In QLD

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A vintage plane with two people on board is feared crashed off the Gold Coast.

News

News

Desperate Search For Toddler Missing In Crocodile Country

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A two-year-old boy is missing somewhere on a remote property in far north Queensland, a day after after wandering away from the homestead in crocodile country.

News

News

Teen Girl Accused Of Filming Vicious Attack, Attempted Rape Of Woman

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A Queensland woman has been punched, kicked and almost raped during a half-hour assault that was filmed by one of her attackers.

National

National

Five-Metre Waves, Freezing Temps And A Blizzard: Another Cold Snap Is Here

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If you've got an umbrella, a wind jacket or a raincoat, don't leave home without it. 

National

National

Three Dead In Another High-Speed Crash On Queensland Roads

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Queensland police are investigating the death of three motorists in a multiple car crash south of Bundaberg.

National

National

Homicide Detectives Investigating 'All Angles' Of Horror QLD Crash

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Charmaine Harris McLeod and her four young children Aaleyn, Matilda, Wyatt and Zaidok were killed earlier this week when their car collided in a fiery crash with a truck on Queensland's Bunya Highway.

Good News

Good News

Beloved Miniature Donkey Rescued From The Bowels Of A Septic Tank

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Something smells like trouble.

News

News

Adani Clears Another Major Hurdle Holding Up Its Queensland Coal Mine

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The Queensland government has approved Adani's plan to protect the endangered black-throated finch which lives on land earmarked for the controversial Carmichael coal mine.

MasterChef

MasterChef

A 'MasterChef' Guide To Queensland's Tastiest Dining Spots

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Beautiful one day and delicious the next, there's a lot to get excited about the food scene in Queensland right now.

Sport

Sport

QLD Paying $5,500 Per Hour For Motivation From This Bloke

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This is the man Queensland has hired to help them win back the State of Origin crown.

National

National

Father Mourns Wife, 'Joyful' Children Killed In Horror Crash

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The father of four children killed in a fiery crash in Queensland has spoken out in his grief after learning of their deaths.

Crime

Crime

Queensland Woman Jailed Over Drug-Debt Torture

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A Brisbane woman was bashed with a pestle, doused in hair dye, bound and gagged and had make-up crudely applied in an overnight ordeal which ended when she broke free and waved down cars.

Sport

Sport

QLD Origin Coach Enforces Bizarre Anti-NSW Rule On His Team

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A bizarre Blues ban has been slapped on Queensland, with coach Kevin Walters refusing to let his Maroons players - or the media - mention NSW ahead of the State of Origin opener.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Dies Mid-Air After Ingesting 246 Cocaine Bags

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

'Devastated': Police Dog Dies Chasing Break And Enter Suspect

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The Queensland police service is mourning the death of police dog Kaleb, who died while responding to a break and enter in the early hours of Sunday morning.

News

News

Contaminated Ham Served To Kids And Their Parents At Children's Hospital

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Listeria has been detected in a batch of ham that was served to patients and families at a Brisbane children's hospital earlier this month.

Crime

Crime

CCTV Reveals Man's Final Moments Before Body Found In Sewage Tank

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Police have renewed their call for information after the body of a missing man was found earlier this month.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Waiter Convicted For Giving Cheese To Boy With Allergy

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Student Appears To Subtly 'Flip The Bird' In Official Government Booklet

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And it seems nobody noticed the cheeky move.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Couple Left 'Devastated' After Daughter's Ashes Stolen

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A heartless thief has left an elderly couple 'devastated' after breaking into their home and stealing priceless possessions, while they slept inside.

Politics

Politics

Adani, Palmer, 'Death Taxes': What The Hell Happened In Queensland?

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Labor experienced a stunning wipe-out in Queensland, and there's already calls for the state to secede.

Crime

Crime

WATCH: Insane Police Chase Through Gold Coast Ends In A Splash

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A man has been arrested after Queensland Police were led on a wild chase through the Gold Coast.

National

National

Mystery Surrounds Empty Canoe Found Off The Coast

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Police are searching for the owner of a canoe that was found off the coast of a Queensland island. 

National

National

Enormous Python Won't Stop Sneaking Into This Family's Home

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Local snake catchers have come to the rescue of Gold Coast woman, after they found an enormous carpet python in her bedroom -- but not for the first time.

Crime

Crime

Warning: Police Phone Numbers Being Used In New Phone Scam

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A new variation of the sophisticated ATO scam -- which has seen Australians duped out of millions of dollars -- has emerged, sparking an urgent warning from police.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Dies After Being Hit Over The Head For Snoring

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Movies

Movies

Baz Luhrmann To Film Elvis Biopic In Queensland

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With Tom Hanks already attached, Baz Luhrmann is on the hunt to find his Elvis.

National

National

Naked Man Triggers High School Lockdown

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A school in north Brisbane was forced into lockdown on Wednesday morning following reports that a naked man was on their premises. 

Politics

Politics

Visitors Could Cop $10,000 Fine For Feeding Dingoes On Fraser Island

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Hefty new fines could be dished out to visitors to Queensland's K'garia -- Fraser Island -- if they feed or disturb the island's dingo population.

Crime

Crime

'Random' Crossing Of Paths At Intersection Results In Extremely Violent Death

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A 40-year-old man is assisting police after the fatal assault of a man in the south-east Queensland city of Logan.

National

National

Rescue Helicopters Targeted By Lasers Four Times In One Week

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Police are investigating after LifeFlight helicopters in Toowoomba were targeted by multiple laser strikes over the last few days.

National

National

Four QLD Children Believed Abducted Found Safe

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UPDATE: The four kids subject to an amber alert on Friday afternoon have been located safe and well.

National

National

Cold Case Breakthrough: Man Charged Over 1978 QLD Triple Murder

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A man has been charged over the murder of a group of young friends who went missing during a motorcycle holiday in Mount Isa more than 40 years ago.

National

National

Charlie The Dog And His Owners Rescued From Burning Yacht

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A Victorian couple and their dog, Charlie were rescued from the burning yacht off the coast of Queensland.

National

National

Search For Missing 10-Year-Old Boy From The Gold Coast

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UPDATE: Queensland Police have confirmed the 10-year-old boy has been found.

National

National

Woman Charged With Knifing Seven-Year-Old Boy In Chest

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A Queensland woman has been charged with attempted murder over an alleged knife attack on a boy in Cairns three weeks ago.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Murder After Body Found In Freezer

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A 24-year-old man has been charged with murder over the alleged suspicious death of a former high school teacher south of Brisbane. 

Crime

Crime

Human Remains Found In Freezer Buried In Missing Father's Backyard

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A 24-year-old man has been arrested after police found human remains inside a freezer buried in the backyard of a missing Ipswich father.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Among Victims Scammed $120,000 In Line Dancing Fraud

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Queensland police are hunting for a father-son duo who are believed to have scammed unsuspecting line dancing enthusiasts hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake tours and events.

National

National

Police Hunt Man Who Allegedly Spat In Woman's Face At Maccas Drive-Thru

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A young woman working at a Whitsunday McDonald's has allegedly been assaulted by a male customer at the restaurant's drive-thru.

National

National

'We Are Very Sorry': School Grieves Over Japanese Students Who Drowned On Fraser Island

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A school principal in Japan has remembered two young students who drowned on Queensland's Fraser Island as "bright and energetic". 

Updated

Updated

Teenagers Found Drowned On Fraser Island Were On School Tour

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Two 16-year-old boys whose bodies were found on Queensland's Fraser Island were part of a school group touring the area.

Crime

Crime

Prisoner Escapes From Police Van As Stunned Motorists Look On

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A motorist has videoed the moment a prisoner escaped from a police van as it drove along the road in heavy traffic.

National

National

Brisbane Hit With Second Case Of Measles In As Many Days

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Brisbane residents are on alert once again, following the second case of measles in the city in two days.

National

National

This Aussie Summer Came With A $2.2 Billion Price Tag From Natural Disasters

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A number of 'catastrophic' weather events sparking tens of thousands of insurance claims in three Australian states, have racked up a damage bill of more than $2 billion in just three months.

National

National

Man Bitten By Shark At Great Barrier Reef Tourist Hot Spot

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A rescue helicopter has been dispatched after a person was reportedly bitten by a shark near the 'heart reef' tourist hotspot off the Queensland coast.

Cold Case

Cold Case

Mystery Surrounding Three Friends Killed And Their Abandoned Dog

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Karen Edwards, Tim Thomson and Gordon Twaddle were just three days into their holiday when they disappeared.

National

National

Thousands Evacuated By Plane From Cyclone Trevor's Path

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Thousands of people have been evacuated from the path of severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor.

National

National

Staff 'In Tears' After Rescuing Disabled Animals From 'Rescue' Group

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WARNING: This story contains graphic images.

National

National

Cyclone Sandwich: State Of Emergency Declared

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Not one, but two massive tropical cyclones are battering Australian coasts, at the same time. 

Updated

Updated

Missing Five-Year-Old Girl Found Safe And Well After Police Amber Alert

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Police have located a five-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted from Biloela in Central Queensland. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Doctor Fathers 48 Children After Impregnating Patients With Own Sperm

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Crime

Crime

This Convenience Store Clerk Doesn't Have Time For Your Armed Robbery

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CCTV has captured the moment a store clerk remained cool, calm and collected as two brazen thieves threatened her with a gun.

National

National

Residents Warned As 'Intensified' Cyclone Trevor Heads Towards The Coast

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Cyclone Trevor has been upgraded to a Category Three system and is expected to make landfall on Tuesday afternoon.

National

National

Koalas Could Go Extinct Without Urgent Help, World Wildlife Fund Warns

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The government should take swift action to save koala populations, the World Wildlife Fund has pleaded, as numbers of the iconic Australian animal continue to fall.

Crime

Crime

Man Allegedly Digs Bunker Under House To Grow Marijuana

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A man has been arrested after a bunker, dug by hand and allegedly used for growing hydroponic marijuana, was found on a Cairns property.

National

National

QLD Rolls Out Emoji Number Plates Because ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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The Queensland Government has recently rolled out the world's first program allowing people to add an emoji to their license plates.

National

National

Desperate Search For Dog's Body Stolen From Vet Freezer

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The body of a beloved family dog who was put down on Monday is believed to have been stolen from the freezer of a local Queensland vet.

National

National

Can Your Council Eavesdrop On Your Conversations?

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Using surveillance devices to listen to, record and monitor people's conversations is reportedly at the heart of a new plan from Brisbane City Council.

National

National

Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut During QLD Heatwave

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The RSPCA has been left horrified after a dog was found with its mouth taped shut in heatwave conditions.

Crime

Crime

CCTV Captures Terrifying Axe-Wielding Carjacking Of Mother And Children

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A man who allegedly threatened a mother, with two children in the car, with an axe has been arrested by police.

National

National

Dingo Captured And Killed After Tourists Attacked On Fraser Island

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A dingo believed to be responsible for an attack on a French family at Queensland's Fraser Island, has been captured and euthanised.

Crime

Crime

Woman Impaled After Metal Rod Bounces Through Windscreen

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A woman was impaled when a metal rod bounced off the road and smashed through her windscreen.

National

National

Police Divers To Search Dam For Missing Statue Of Drowned Boy

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UPDATE: A police search of the Mount Morgan dam has failed to locate the missing memorial statue for six-year-old Jared Bannah.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Lures Three Young Daughters To Their Execution

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Young Man Tragically Dies After Falling Through Church Skylight

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A 23-year-old has died after falling through the skylight of a church on the Gold Coast. 

National

National

Beaches Shut By Cyclone Oma No Match For Mick Fanning (Plus A Few Loose Units)

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Surfing superstars Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning have joined dozens of waveriders trying their luck against Cyclone Oma's wrath, as huge swells batter the east coast.

National

National

Why Cyclone Oma Is The Most Confused Storm In Recent Memory

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Many are scratching their heads with the latest developments of the very strange tropical cyclone Oma.

National

National

Memorial Statue Of Drowned Boy Stolen, With Police Left Baffled

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Police have launched a public appeal to locate the memorial statue of a little boy who drowned at Mount Morgan dam, which was stolen from a park at the end of last year.

National

National

Wild Winds Head For QLD And NSW As Oma Is Downgraded

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Tropical Cyclone Oma has weakened to a category one system, but is expected to intensify again on Friday.

National

National

Man To Be Charged After 'Disturbing' Dog Attack Caught On Video

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WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

National

National

Woman In Critical Condition After Cow Attack

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A woman aged in her 70s has been hospitalised after she was attacked by a cow at a rural property.

National

National

Oma God! Massive 8-Metre Waves Expected As Cyclone Warning Issued

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Tropical Cyclone Oma is continuing its path towards the Queensland coast. 

National

National

RSPCA Call For Help Over 'Brutal' Attack On Dog Caught On Video

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Disturbing video has emerged of what appears to be a brutal attack on a dog in a suburban street of Mackay, Queensland.

National

National

Cyclone Oma Defies Forecast And Thunders Towards QLD

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Cyclone Oma has been upgraded to a category three cyclone as it moves closer to the Queensland Coast. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Father Has Been Arrested For Slapping His Stepdaughter's Bully

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Cyclone Oma: QLD Braces As Heavy Winds And High Tides Descend

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The weather system that saw Queensland experience record-breaking rain just a few weeks ago is still lingering off Australia's east coast.