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Fri 24 Jan 2020

GOTCHA: snake caught with frog in the throat

premium_icon GOTCHA: snake caught with frog in the throat

AND this slippery customer has more surprises in store – read on …

Jobs available now for new highway servo at Ballina

premium_icon Jobs available now for new highway servo at Ballina

THE service station at the Pacific Highway travel centre will employ 40 people when it opens in April.

Can’t find a place to rent? You’re not alone

premium_icon Can’t find a place to rent? You’re not alone

LOW vacancy rates on the Northern Rivers are putting pressure on house hunters and upward pressure on rents.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Bloom to play Prince Harry in TV series

Bloom to play Prince Harry in TV series

The sassiest royal watcher on Instagram, Gary Janetti, is behind a new comedy series about the royal family set to star Orlando Bloom and Alan Cumming.

Couple’s ‘chip wall’ stuns wedding guests

Couple’s ‘chip wall’ stuns wedding guests

Snack-loving couple Charlotte and Gavin Bell recently wowed wedding guests with a chip wall they built themselves – and given the reaction, it could take off.

Aftershocks follow earthquake off Alaska

Aftershocks follow earthquake off Alaska

An earthquake measuring 6.2 in magnitude has struck off Alaska, followed by more than 30 aftershocks within the same region over the next two hours.

Germany bans neo-Nazi group and raids homes

Germany bans neo-Nazi group and raids homes

Neo-Nazi group Combat 18 has been banned in Germany where the homes of its leading members have been raided and phones, laptops and Nazi relics seized.

Musicians rally to contribute to bushfire relief efforts

premium_icon Musicians rally to contribute to bushfire relief efforts

The Hilltop Hoods, Conrad Sewell and Fanny Lumsden are a few of many musicians rallying together to help the relief efforts for those affected by bushfires.

60-year-old grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

premium_icon 60-year-old grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

Granny Sandra May Castle appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Crane smashes into $2.2b Crown Casino tower

premium_icon Crane smashes into $2.2b Crown Casino tower

A crane has come out swinging at the $2.2 billion Crown Casino construction, repeatedly smashing into the side of the future tower during strong winds.

Sydney teen confirmed dead after volcano eruption

Sydney teen confirmed dead after volcano eruption

A coroner has confirmed Sydney teenager Winona Langford, who has been missing since the White Island volcanic eruption, is dead.

’Close your doors’: NSW’s power at capacity

’Close your doors’: NSW’s power at capacity

It’s so hot in NSW that the government has called on residents to cut their power use as the state’s supply nears full capacity.

Hotel’s push to find 110 staff in 50 days

premium_icon Hotel’s push to find 110 staff in 50 days

One business is about to kick off the mother of all recruitment drives in pursuit of 110 new staff members over the next 50 days.

Woolworths’ $12 billion secret weapon in shopping wars

Woolworths’ $12 billion secret weapon in shopping wars

Why Woolworths was crowned Australia’s most valuable brand beating Coles, Telstra, Commonwealth Bank and other big name brands.

Hospital hit by new cancer screening bungle

premium_icon Hospital hit by new cancer screening bungle

Concerns over a hospital’s cancer screening process have been raised, with hundreds of patients treated over a four-year period being offered new rescreening.

Psychiatrist had sex with patient and used drugs

Psychiatrist had sex with patient and used drugs

A finding of professional misconduct has been handed down against psychiatrist Peter David McCarthy who had a sexual relationship with his patient.

Car makers give bushfire victims a break

Car makers give bushfire victims a break

Popular car makers are helping Australia’s bushfire victims by waiving fees, supplying vehicles and offering extended leave for volunteers.

How to make starting high school less traumatic for kids

premium_icon How to make starting high school less traumatic for kids

Experts say starting high school is is a key time for forming crucial social networks and coincides with dramatic changes in the brain.

MPs want answers over ‘sports rorts’ grants

premium_icon MPs want answers over ‘sports rorts’ grants

Labor went on the attack today over the 'sports rorts' grants, demanding the LNP release details on clubs in thier electorates that missed out on support.

Workers missing after boat sinks

Workers missing after boat sinks

The search for missing migrant workers continues in Indonesia after a boat sank on its way to Malaysia, with 10 people rescued and one body recovered.

Jeweller appeals ex-staff member’s $270k assault compo win

premium_icon Jeweller appeals ex-staff member’s $270k assault compo win

Michael Hill, which was ordered to pay an ex-staff member $270,000 after she was left emotionally scarred over an attempted robbery, will appeal.

Why Greek tennis fans are refusing to be silenced

premium_icon Why Greek tennis fans are refusing to be silenced

Greek tennis fans who came under fire from tennis chiefs over their boisterous behaviour, say they will continue to bring their loud antics to the Open.

Celeste Barber to make fashion runway debut

Celeste Barber to make fashion runway debut

After pashing Tom Ford at New York Fashion Week in 2018, Celeste Barber will be making her runway debut at Melbourne Fashion Festival in March.

Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

premium_icon Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

About 700 of more than 1000 available jobs in the Queensland mining sector are paying six-figure sums. SEE WHERE THE JOBS ARE!

'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

premium_icon 'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation president

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