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Mon 27 Jan 2020

‘Like losing Steve Irwin’: Kobe’s death sends shockwaves

premium_icon ‘Like losing Steve Irwin’: Kobe’s death sends shockwaves

“People will remember where they were when they heard the news.” A coach has likened the shockwaves from Kobe Bryant’s death to that of Steve Irwin.

Cops injured, 12 charged after Australia Day park brawl

premium_icon Cops injured, 12 charged after Australia Day park brawl

Twelve people have been charged after a wild brawl broke out during Australia Day celebrations at a popular beachside park yesterday afternoon.

DNA testing to confirm identity of body washed up on a beach

premium_icon DNA testing to confirm identity of body washed up on a beach

Police believe the body, found by two walkers on a beach, could be that of a missing backpacker.

School bus stolen day before classes kick off

premium_icon School bus stolen day before classes kick off

THE schoolchildren of this southwest Queensland town may have a hard time heading back to class this week after a local school bus was stolen.

Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day

premium_icon Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day

The Harrup Park pie-eating contest attracted a huge crowd. Think you could eat five pies this quickly?

Horror and heartbreak as impaled roo left to die in agony

premium_icon Horror and heartbreak as impaled roo left to die in agony

A BUNDABERG wildlife carer has been left sickened by what she believes was a deliberate act of cruelty that left a kangaroo to die in agony. GRAPHIC

Parents’ nightmare as baby caught in hot car death trap

premium_icon Parents’ nightmare as baby caught in hot car death trap

A Sunshine Coast family has slammed a popular car manufacturer after their baby son “could have died” when the car self-locked with the keys still inside.

Australia Day barbecue goes horribly wrong for Downs woman

premium_icon Australia Day barbecue goes horribly wrong for Downs woman

AN Australia Day barbecue has gone horribly for one woman on the Southern Downs.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

premium_icon Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

“IT WAS like a tsunami, but instead of a wall of water it was a wall of flame.”

‘Like a gunshot’: Mum feared for life as rock hurled at car

premium_icon ‘Like a gunshot’: Mum feared for life as rock hurled at car

A mother feared for her young children’s lives after a rock was hurled at her car from a Bruce Highway overpass on the Coast, filling the SUV with glass.

WATCH: 30 people in drunken brawl at Qld harbour

premium_icon WATCH: 30 people in drunken brawl at Qld harbour

A drunken brawl involving more than 25 people broke out in Mackay last night.

Bushfires: The brave men and women who defended Stanthorpe

premium_icon Bushfires: The brave men and women who defended Stanthorpe

It was the megafire that threatened to consume an entire Queensland town, and these are the men and women who held the front line.

Plastic-free coffee cups an Australian first

premium_icon Plastic-free coffee cups an Australian first

“IF WE must have a takeaway cup, at least we can recycle the cup properly afterwards.”

Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

premium_icon Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

One clever Aussie has been awarded a PhD for research into identifying what it is to be a ‘good bloke’ in Australia

Chopper airlifts trapped hikers off side of popular mountain

premium_icon Chopper airlifts trapped hikers off side of popular mountain

WATCH: Two hikers have been winched to safety after they became trapped on a small ledge on the side of Mt Beerwah yesterday.

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