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Fri 26 Feb 2021

‘Disgusting’ find inside decomposing plane

‘Disgusting’ find inside decomposing plane

A group of three planes waiting to be sold will instead be stripped for parts after an airport insider made a horror discovery inside the cabin.

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.

Flying drones targeting Burnett mice and rats tail grass

Premium Content Flying drones targeting Burnett mice and rats tail grass

A Queensland company has revolutionised agricultural spraying and spreading, using drones to bait mice and plant crops.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Eddie B: I think I offended a mum with strippers

Premium Content Eddie B: I think I offended a mum with strippers

Who doesn’t like a dance troupe of scantily clad gents doing their best impression of Channing Tatum? Evidently, not everyone, writes Edwina Bartholomew.

O’Brien: ‘Net zero emissions will cost Aussie livelihoods’

Premium Content O’Brien: ‘Net zero emissions will cost Aussie livelihoods’

His comments came amid reports he was among at least five government MPs moving to back a plan to make it easier for the government to invest cash into coal-fired power...

Backflip after volleyball trousers boycott

Backflip after volleyball trousers boycott

Beach volleyball officials have been forced into an embarrassing retreat after an angry backlash towards plans to introduce sand trousers.

Ex-deputy mayor joins Coast real estate dynasty

Premium Content Ex-deputy mayor joins Coast real estate dynasty

Former Sunshine Coast deputy mayor Tim Dwyer is the newest recruit for a powerhouse Coast family which has built its empire on property.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Macca’s item selling for crazy price

Macca’s item selling for crazy price

A McDonald’s product has just been discontinued in Australian stores. Now sellers on eBay are asking an outrageous price for the rare item.

‘Crap': Australia’s new favourite app

‘Crap': Australia’s new favourite app

The app saw such a sudden surge in popularity Apple thought the developers were trying to cheat the system.

Collateral damage: Facebook ban wipes out a decade of  work

Premium Content Collateral damage: Facebook ban wipes out a decade of work

Gympie councillor and blogger Bruce Devereaux has hit out at the tech giant for wiping out his non-news blog when it shut down sites across Australia

Tue 23 Feb 2021

‘Fake snow’ conspiracy spreads online

‘Fake snow’ conspiracy spreads online

An unusual new conspiracy theory has spread online in recent days after Texans suffered through a severe winter snow storm.

Prolific Aussie sperm donor’s online ‘boast’

Prolific Aussie sperm donor’s online ‘boast’

A man has lifted the lid on the world of private sperm donations, including how the man, once dubbed Australia’s most prolific donor, would “boast” online

CRUNCH TIME: Plans for Kingaroy ‘big peanut’ revealed

Premium Content CRUNCH TIME: Plans for Kingaroy ‘big peanut’ revealed

It’s all systems go for the much-anticipated ‘big peanut’, finally landing the peanut capital a spot on Australia’s famous ‘big thing’ tourist trail. DETAILS:

‘Dopey’: Massive croc gets stuck on ferry

Premium Content ‘Dopey’: Massive croc gets stuck on ferry

A large crocodile has confused ambition with ability after finding itself stuck on a ferry cable on the Daintree River. WATCH VIDEO

Arrogant MAFS bride slags off groom

Arrogant MAFS bride slags off groom

A bride unleashes with a spray of insults about the man she’s forced to marry on MAFS — and is taken down with one embarrassing mistake.

Court rejects Gympie transgender vilification appeal

Premium Content Court rejects Gympie transgender vilification appeal

The civil court has thrown out the appeal by a former Gympie Aero Club executive who was fined $19k for sexually harassing and vilifying a pilot

Mon 22 Feb 2021

Mum shamed for racy $190k-a-month job

Mum shamed for racy $190k-a-month job

A woman has revealed parents at her kids’ school petitioned to have them kicked out after they discovered her OnlyFans account.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

This cute doggo is on board for a wheely good time

Premium Content This cute doggo is on board for a wheely good time

Tongues and tails are wagging in the Townsville suburb of Shaw as word gets around of a skateboarding hound.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

‘F***ing joke’: Dog-driver cops roasting after posting fine

Premium Content ‘F***ing joke’: Dog-driver cops roasting after posting fine

Complaint over penalty for unusual traffic infringement falls on deaf ears.

Osaka reveals ‘disturbing’ message

Osaka reveals ‘disturbing’ message

Naomi Osaka’s sister has revealed all after the tennis superstar hung her out to dry in front of the world with a scribbled message.

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