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Thu 27 Feb 2020

OH NUTS! Big dry affects 2020 macadamia crop

premium_icon OH NUTS! Big dry affects 2020 macadamia crop

This year’s macadamia harvest expected to be impacted by “unprecedented dry conditions”, after 2019s crop was affected.

How to avoid the first year university blues

premium_icon How to avoid the first year university blues

The transition to uni can be tough but research shows that first year students are particularly susceptible to pressure and drop out. Here’s ways to avoid that.

VIDEO: Huge croc's 'death roll' wows tourists

premium_icon VIDEO: Huge croc's 'death roll' wows tourists

A BOAT of US tourists witnessed the spectacular sight this morning. Watch the incredible footage here.

'I will punch you in the belly and kill your baby'

premium_icon 'I will punch you in the belly and kill your baby'

The man pleaded guilty after threatening to punch pregnant woman

Video of sprinting ‘pig’ hailed as ‘magnificent’

Video of sprinting ‘pig’ hailed as ‘magnificent’

A viral video showing a type of wild boar sprinting through suburban streets at incredible speeds has gone viral around the globe.

New ‘mini-moon’ orbiting Earth

New ‘mini-moon’ orbiting Earth

The moon you know and love might not be alone. There’s a possibility a new miniature version is orbiting Earth now as well.

Australian accused of sex acts against baby jailed

premium_icon Australian accused of sex acts against baby jailed

Australian man accused of sexually assaulting children who has been on the run for almost 30 years, with allegations his youngest victim was a newborn

'It's horrible': US rocked by brewery shooting attack

'It's horrible': US rocked by brewery shooting attack

Five people are dead after a mass shooting perpetrated by a disgruntled former employee at the headquarters of major brewery in the US.

Aussie dollar hits 11-year low

Aussie dollar hits 11-year low

The Australian dollar has dropped to its lowest point in more than a decade as the economic fallout of the coronavirus continues.

From disabled racing reject to Australia’s first bionic dog

From disabled racing reject to Australia’s first bionic dog

Forget about RoboCop, Millie is Australia’s first robo-dog with a 3D-printed front paw. See how she got to where she is and why greyhounds make such great pets.

New weapon in war against mange

premium_icon New weapon in war against mange

A new treatment for Tasmania’s mangy wombats could help halt the contagious disease that is pushing the species to the brink of extinction.

Man fights for life as brother charged for 'head kick'

premium_icon Man fights for life as brother charged for 'head kick'

A Nanango man has been charged with grievous bodily harm against his brother.

$39m problem with Meghan’s grand plan

$39m problem with Meghan’s grand plan

The Sussexes vowed to become “financially independent” – but their latest statement makes clear there’s one cost they’re not willing to shoulder.

Coast company facing legal action over truckie’s pay

premium_icon Coast company facing legal action over truckie’s pay

A Gold Coast trucking company is facing legal action after being accused of failing to back-pay one of its drivers.

Chaos as teen hit, fence smashed by sleeping P-plater

premium_icon Chaos as teen hit, fence smashed by sleeping P-plater

A teenage boy has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a car. The ute then plowed through a fence, narrowly missing a nearby house.

MP’s response to Hannah’s murder: ‘Nothing is off the table’

premium_icon MP’s response to Hannah’s murder: ‘Nothing is off the table’

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has said the Federal Government is looking at new ways to tackle DV following the murder of Hannah Clarke and her children.

New school aircon promise as thousands sweat it out

premium_icon New school aircon promise as thousands sweat it out

Despite failing to get airconditioning into even half the number of schools it promised by the start of Term 1, The Palaszczuk Government has made a new pledge.

Kaufland to sell nine sites around Australia

premium_icon Kaufland to sell nine sites around Australia

A MONTH after announcing it was exiting Australia German supermarket giant Kaufland has put its multimillion-dollar property portfolio on the market.

Apple's bizarre rule for movie directors

Apple's bizarre rule for movie directors

A top director just lifted the lid on a strict rule Apple has for using their products in films — and it doubles as a massive spoiler.

Baffling photos from inside virus lockdown

Baffling photos from inside virus lockdown

Hundreds of tourists are quarantined to their rooms inside a coronavirus-hit Spanish resort – but some are handling it differently to others.

MAFS star drops massive spoiler

MAFS star drops massive spoiler

Hayley Vernon has surely landed herself in hot water with Nine after revealing a huge detail about what happens next episode. WARNING: Spoilers

Labor demands apology to sporting clubs

Labor demands apology to sporting clubs

A string of Labor MPs say sporting clubs who missed out on funding due to the sports rorts scandal deserve an apology from Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Police shut down huge suburban drug operation

premium_icon Police shut down huge suburban drug operation

Three men will face court this morning charged with various drug offences after police raided a Jensen home yesterday.

Men with beards issued virus warning

Men with beards issued virus warning

The US Centre for Disease Control has issued a warning to men over how facial hair can affect their protective filtration masks.

COSTS CUT: 145YO business to ‘refocus’

premium_icon COSTS CUT: 145YO business to ‘refocus’

The Bank of Queensland has announced it will cut costs, refocus its branches and expand its digital products as part of a major revamp.

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