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Wed 27 May 2020

‘Let us open’: Struggling business pleas for rule relaxation

premium_icon ‘Let us open’: Struggling business pleas for rule relaxation

A hinterland accommodation business fighting to survive a $75,000 blow is begging the State Government to relax COVID-19 restrictions.

Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

premium_icon Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

An eight-year-old Coast girl made a miracle recovery after she was impaled in the head with a stick when an innocent game went horribly wrong. WARNING: Graphic

Truck drivers avoid jail after being busted with ice

premium_icon Truck drivers avoid jail after being busted with ice

Two truck drivers busted with ice have avoided jail time after a judge recognised they were on the road to recovering from drug addiction.

Failed armed robber to learn his fate

premium_icon Failed armed robber to learn his fate

South Grafton man who plead guilty to using a tyre iron to threaten a service station attended in a botched armed robbery to be sentenced

Magistrate’s sentence reduces man to tears

premium_icon Magistrate’s sentence reduces man to tears

The drug offender was assured the tears were being wasted.

Reconciliation Week not forgotten during Covid-19 crisis

premium_icon Reconciliation Week not forgotten during Covid-19 crisis

National Reconciliation Week starts today and the IWC is ensuring it stays firmly on the radar in Bundaberg.

Meet the $15k jetsetting cat

premium_icon Meet the $15k jetsetting cat

A cat has done more travelling than most of us in the last two months after her owners pulled out all the stops to get her from America to Australia.

Craft hand sanitiser sales 'grind to halt'

premium_icon Craft hand sanitiser sales 'grind to halt'

Distiller Jason Hannay amended his licence to make sanitiser a couple of months ago.

A cold beer with . . .  footy Tiger King with Gasnier speed

premium_icon A cold beer with . . . footy Tiger King with Gasnier speed

The winger and centre won a famous premiership and scored 59 tries for the black and golds.

Containers hang off ship as it docks

premium_icon Containers hang off ship as it docks

Containers were hanging off the APL England ship as it docked after coming under fire from authorities for allowing 75 containers to tumble into the ocean.

Suburb rocked again after woman’s body found

premium_icon Suburb rocked again after woman’s body found

A usually quiet suburb has been rocked by another death after a woman’s body was found this morning, with police investigations continuing.

Doomed outback ‘camping trip’ a ruse for drug smuggling

premium_icon Doomed outback ‘camping trip’ a ruse for drug smuggling

The death of Claire Hockridge can now be revealed as the result of a major drug smuggling operation gone drastically wrong.

Poo jogger caught with his pants down

premium_icon Poo jogger caught with his pants down

Another leafy green suburb turned to brown town this morning, when a seemingly-incontinent exerciser was caught on CCTV defecating on a man’s ‘iso garden’.

Claims Rocky nurse travelled to Blackwater while infectious

premium_icon Claims Rocky nurse travelled to Blackwater while infectious

It comes as a Blackwater man tested positive for COVID-19 after his death yesterday.

What is the future of the three Target stores in Ipswich?

premium_icon What is the future of the three Target stores in Ipswich?

The retail chain’s owner Wesfarmers will close 10-25 large format stores and 50 Target Country stores next year. About 50 will be converted to Kmarts.

Revealed: First look at Australia’s ‘travel bubble’ rules

premium_icon Revealed: First look at Australia’s ‘travel bubble’ rules

Preflight health checks and passenger limits could be included in a trans-Tasman bubble, as other countries offer discounted plane tickets and accommodation.

HP Spectre x360: For the stylish spy in all of us

premium_icon HP Spectre x360: For the stylish spy in all of us

Oozing style with its beautiful gem cut and dual chamfer angular aluminium design, it’s something James Bond would be happy to carry around in a dinner suit.

Loved cafe owner diagnosed with cancer months after retiring

premium_icon Loved cafe owner diagnosed with cancer months after retiring

Selling the popular retro cafe was supposed to be a step into retirement, instead, heartbreaking news put all the fun activities on hold.

Lovebirds seek new home where they can live happily ever after

premium_icon Lovebirds seek new home where they can live happily ever...

Can you help Romeo and Juliet find their forever dam?

Qld suburb left in terror after machete man seen in streets

premium_icon Qld suburb left in terror after machete man seen in streets

Residents have been left scared and shocked after witnessing a man allegedly wielding a metre-long machete down a main road on Brisbane’s bayside.

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