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Fri 26 Feb 2021

AFL makes big call on Melbourne crowds

AFL makes big call on Melbourne crowds

For the first time since 2019, the AFL has announced crowds will return to the footy in Melbourne for the season-opening blockbuster.

Aussie boxer becomes instant millionaire

Aussie boxer becomes instant millionaire

Aussie boxer George Kambosos’ life has changed forever after being caught in the middle of a boxing war with a $7.6 million deal.

Aussie is ‘best actress of her generation’

Aussie is ‘best actress of her generation’

George Clooney singled out an Australian actress during a virtual awards show, calling her “easily the best actress of her generation”.

Young burns victim shares his harrowing tale

Premium Content Young burns victim shares his harrowing tale

Five hundred kilometres is a long way to travel for any four-year-old, especially one who’s suffering major burns from a horror accident.

Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Premium Content Repeat youth offenders targeted with ‘suite of initiatives'

Queensland’s Police Commissioner says new youth justice reforms will work in a “suite of initiatives” to targed repeat young offenders.

Games would cost regions, says KAP leader

Premium Content Games would cost regions, says KAP leader

Olympics critics want the bid money redirected towards game-changing infrastructure projects to accelerate the North.

COVID cuts deep for pampered NRL stars

Premium Content COVID cuts deep for pampered NRL stars

The days of NRL stars giving their boots away after games could be over, with players forced to buy their own boots in 2021.

Spotlight turns on High Risk Youth Court

Premium Content Spotlight turns on High Risk Youth Court

The effectiveness of the specialist youth court introduced to help solve growing youth concerns in Townsville has never been reviewed.

Fuel for a revolution sparks global interest

Premium Content Fuel for a revolution sparks global interest

The shift to electrification and away from fossil fuels is sparking global interest in Queensland where many of metals needed for the revolution are found.

Students suspended for sneaky pen-like vaping devices

Premium Content Students suspended for sneaky pen-like vaping devices

A southside school has suspended a group of students for using sneaky vaping devices that look like highlighter pens or biros.

Adani and council stoush turns ugly

Premium Content Adani and council stoush turns ugly

A simmering dispute between Isaac Regional Council and the proponents of Adani’s Carmichael coal project has exploded with threats of legal action

Couple suffer as ‘prisoners’ in own home

Premium Content Couple suffer as ‘prisoners’ in own home

A couple take it in turns to watch their house at night, terrified thieves may come prowling again, after years of enduring the city’s crime crisis.

22 southeast Qld ice addicts and their trails of destruction

Premium Content 22 southeast Qld ice addicts and their trails of destruction

Penis flashers, car thieves, women bashers: step inside the courthouse and see how using meth has led promising lives down dark paths.

How Cairns could cash in on 2032 Queensland Olympic bid

Premium Content How Cairns could cash in on 2032 Queensland Olympic bid

Hosting Olympic competition may be on the minds of sports fans, but Cairns Mayor is most excited could supercharge international tourism to North Queensland.

New compact SUV primed for Stonic baby boom

Premium Content New compact SUV primed for Stonic baby boom

New city slicker Kia Stonic has all the right moves to wow the adoring SUV crowd.

Qld jobs lost as China delivers blow to export industry

Premium Content Qld jobs lost as China delivers blow to export industry

A significant export industry sent reeling by a China trade sanction is determined to bounce back stronger than ever by reaching out to domestic markets.

‘No closure’: Conwoman’s victim speaks

‘No closure’: Conwoman’s victim speaks

A woman ripped off for millions by a missing Sydney businesswoman only found out about her death moments before going on radio.

Hinterland jackaroo hits the road on steel steed

Premium Content Hinterland jackaroo hits the road on steel steed

An 18-year-old jackaroo from Maleny is planning to spend the next year travelling Australia on his tractor.

‘Don’t believe the bullsh-t’: Message to Covid anti-vaxxers

Premium Content ‘Don’t believe the bullsh-t’: Message to Covid anti-vaxxers

Robert McClean watched his brother suffer in an iron lung as he was ravaged by one of the most feared diseases of last century.

MISSING CON WOMAN: Campers found severed foot in a shoe

MISSING CON WOMAN: Campers found severed foot in a shoe

Police revealed a gruesome detail after the remains of accused millionaire con woman Melissa Caddick were found months after she vanished.

Mr Potato Head’s gender change mocked

Mr Potato Head’s gender change mocked

The internet has lost its mind after toy giant Hasbro revealed a sudden and unexpected change to one of Toy Story’s best-loved characters.

Missing millionaire con’s remains found

Missing millionaire con’s remains found

The foot of a missing Sydney businesswoman accused of swindling millions of dollars has been found months after she mysteriously vanished.

Gaga’s dog walker shot and pets stolen

Gaga’s dog walker shot and pets stolen

Lady Gaga is offering a $500,000 reward after gunmen reportedly shot her dog walker in the chest and stole two of her beloved bulldogs.

Britney Spears’ dad ‘saved her life’

Britney Spears’ dad ‘saved her life’

The lawyer for Britney Spears’ dad Jamie has claimed the world “have it so wrong” following the controversial Framing Britney Spears documentary.

‘Broken babies’: School defends teen thugs

‘Broken babies’: School defends teen thugs

After Australia was shocked by video of wild youths attacking tradies working at their school, the principal insists they’re just “broken babies”.

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