Health

Sat 28 Nov 2020

Urgent warning after surge in flying fox bites and scratches

Premium Content Urgent warning after surge in flying fox bites and scratches

Medical experts have warned Far North residents not to handle sick or injured flying foxes after a surge in scratches and bites.

Heartbroken wife: ‘He is fighting for his life’

Premium Content Heartbroken wife: ‘He is fighting for his life’

The heartbroken wife of smiling Burleigh identity Joe Tongi said her husband is ‘still fighting for his life’ following a critical neck injury in the surf.

STAY AWAY: Island closed to new visitors as fire rages

STAY AWAY: Island closed to new visitors as fire rages

FRASER Island is now officially closed to all new visitors amid fresh warnings for the "erratic" fire which has now been burning for more than five weeks.

‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Premium Content ‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Alan Beausang’s 89 years were as colourful as the 160 roses that bloomed in his front yard.

Mum flaunts amazing 55kg shred

Mum flaunts amazing 55kg shred

A mum who was once too embarrassed to wear a bikini is proudly shown off her new figure after overhauling her food and exercise habits.

Swedish experience sparks vaccine fears

Swedish experience sparks vaccine fears

A mass vaccination program in Sweden that left some with unwanted side effects has raised debate about a COVID-19 jab, as the WHO issues a key warning.

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