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Tue 18 Feb 2020

6yo boy damns teacher in hilarious letter

6yo boy damns teacher in hilarious letter

It all started when the teacher reportedly took “25 of my humming bird bucks” from Isaiah after he was caught talking with his friend Connor.

Govt’s $27m lifeline for coronavirus-hit industries

premium_icon Govt’s $27m lifeline for coronavirus-hit industries

A $27m state government financial stimulus package is being offered to Qld tourism and fishing businesses struggling in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak

Men lose appeal over violent axe robbery

Men lose appeal over violent axe robbery

The Court of Appeal in Queensland has rejected a bid by two men to overturn their convictions for a violent axe robbery during which a man's foot was severed.

Incredible moment missing woman found by rescuers

premium_icon Incredible moment missing woman found by rescuers

Photos have been released showing the extraordinary moment a Gold Coast woman was rescued after five days lost in Tallebudgera Valley.

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

A new generator that creates electricity “out of thin air” could eliminate the need for a charger – and that’s just the beginning of benefits.

Model who groomed teen a $5000 escort

Model who groomed teen a $5000 escort

The burlesque dancer who admitted to sending inappropriate texts to a 13-year-old boy advertises herself on an escort site for $5k a night.

Wanted ex-Qld health boss breaks silence

premium_icon Wanted ex-Qld health boss breaks silence

Former Qld health boss facing allegations relating to his daughter being given an unnecessary $80k job, is still living in the UK with a warrant for his arrest

Kids dug up mum’s backyard hash stash, took it to school

premium_icon Kids dug up mum’s backyard hash stash, took it to school

A YEPPOON mum buried jars of cannabis in her backyard only to have her children dig them up and take them to school.

Parked car sparks baseball bat attack

premium_icon Parked car sparks baseball bat attack

A man was attacked with a baseball bat and $8000 worth of damage done to a vehicle after a heated argument.

Glamour launders cash for ice kingpin boyfriend

premium_icon Glamour launders cash for ice kingpin boyfriend

The girlfriend of a Mackay drug peddler was “washing” the cash through her bank accounts.

‘Intense, violent’ supercell warning across country

‘Intense, violent’ supercell warning across country

Almost all of Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT could be rocked by a band of supercell storms bringing heavy rain, wind and hail.

Hefty figure you need for a comfortable retirement

premium_icon Hefty figure you need for a comfortable retirement

A rise in the cost of living means Australians now need bigger nest egg to make it through retirement. Here’s how you can ensure you have enough money.

Holden pain won’t end for Queensland owners

premium_icon Holden pain won’t end for Queensland owners

Queensland Holden drivers with leased vehicles may end up owing money to finance companies even after they sell their cars at the end of their contracts.

PM announces $2m for coronavirus vaccine

PM announces $2m for coronavirus vaccine

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced $2 million in funding for Australian researchers to develop a vaccine for coronavirus.

Coles’ $20m bill for underpaying staff

Coles’ $20m bill for underpaying staff

The supermarket giant has joined a long list of Australian companies to reveal massive payment issues in its workforce.

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

A Melbourne mum is urging people to check their change stash after discovering a $1 coin with a tiny difference.

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

If you’re keen on saving a motza on a new motor, Holden could be about to take drastic measures to clear the last of its stock of new cars.

Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

premium_icon Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

From why it happened, to job losses and what it means for car owners, here’s everything you need to know about Holden’s Australian exit.

Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

premium_icon Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

Holden has announced it is leaving Australia for good by the end of the year, but the Lion brand has given us some terrific memories during the past 72 years.

Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

premium_icon Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

It was a brand synonymous with Australia, but more than 70 years after the first Holden rolled off the production line it will cease to exist by the end of this year.

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