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Fri 26 Feb 2021

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.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Woman wakes to father raping her in living room

Premium Content Woman wakes to father raping her in living room

A South Burnett man will spend years locked up after he pleaded guilty to raping his 20-year-old daughter. WARNING GRAPHIC!

‘Not every day we get a train in our backyard’

Premium Content ‘Not every day we get a train in our backyard’

“I just can’t believe it.” Freight containers strewn over equestrian centre.

‘It’s a bad one’: Towns cut off as flood causes havoc

Premium Content ‘It’s a bad one’: Towns cut off as flood causes havoc

Torrential rain cuts roads, puts lives at risk and derails a train

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Apple’s best boom for your buck: small price for great tech

Premium Content Apple’s best boom for your buck: small price for great tech

Smart speakers are now doing everything from helping us to keep on schedule, finding answers on Google or from Apple’s Siri, and even keeping in touch with people in...

REVEALED: Why city slickers want a piece of our paradise

Premium Content REVEALED: Why city slickers want a piece of our paradise

New research shows that many were thinking of moving here anyway, and COVID made the choice easy

Beloved son took final breath in mother’s arms

Premium Content Beloved son took final breath in mother’s arms

Hervey Bay’s Tanika and Jack Seveir will treasure the memories they have of their newborn son for a lifetime

Anti-vaxxers ‘the most ill-informed people in our society’

Premium Content Anti-vaxxers ‘the most ill-informed people in our society’

MP gives it to anti-vaxxers with both barrels after Coffs Harbour protest.

Man facing lengthy jail term if convicted over house fire

Premium Content Man facing lengthy jail term if convicted over house fire

Police will allege a 25-year-old intentionally set alight a Northern Rivers home, causing a fire that killed a pet dog.

Wild storms wreak havoc with flood rescues, powerlines down

Premium Content Wild storms wreak havoc with flood rescues, powerlines down

Last night’s storms kept emergency crews busy, and clean-ups are continuing this morning.

Lifesaver from prominent Coast family charged with rape

Premium Content Lifesaver from prominent Coast family charged with rape

A lifesaver from a prominent Sunshine Coast family has been charged with rape and had his club memberships suspended.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

SABOTAGE: Deputy premier lashes Qantas over Rex exit

Premium Content SABOTAGE: Deputy premier lashes Qantas over Rex exit

Calls on Federal Government to not leave regional communities are in the lurch, as Barilaro takes aim at national carrier

Lawyer jailed for molesting girl on camping trip

Premium Content Lawyer jailed for molesting girl on camping trip

The director of a Brisbane law firm has been jailed for molesting an 11-year-old who was staying at the same Sunshine Coast campground.

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

INFESTED: Warwick residents brought to tears by mice plague

Premium Content INFESTED: Warwick residents brought to tears by mice plague

Some have reportedly been catching up to 10 rodents daily in one of the longest plagues to hit the region.

Shopping centre slasher’s regret over box-cutter brawl

Premium Content Shopping centre slasher’s regret over box-cutter brawl

A 19-year-old jailed for slicing open a girl’s neck at a shopping centre says he is ashamed of the meth-fuelled attack.

Mon 22 Feb 2021

Flood hero charged with possessing child porn

Premium Content Flood hero charged with possessing child porn

Police said they had only examined 2 percent of the retired Coffs firefighter’s computer - and allegedly found 300 images.

‘Justice’ sought for soldier found dead in river

Premium Content ‘Justice’ sought for soldier found dead in river

A soldier who ‘fell through the cracks’ and was discharged after he was found dead floating in the Bremer River could have justice more than 100 years after his...

One man’s 16-year quest to uncover truth of Simone's murder

Premium Content One man’s 16-year quest to uncover truth of Simone's murder

A German journalist talks about meeting the Strobel family, and their anguish over Simone’s death.

OPINION: Why we all need to take a breather from Facebook

Premium Content OPINION: Why we all need to take a breather from Facebook

Facebook’s latest move to block Australian news is just one more reason why we need to take a break.

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