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Thu 23 May 2019

Big question Albanese must answer

premium_icon Big question Albanese must answer

ANTHONY Albanese almost certainly has the numbers in the parliamentary and party wings to win the next leadership ballot, writes Des Houghton.

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

THE real cause behind a One Nation truck being set alight in Tasmania, discrediting the party’s claims the “left” was to blame.

Paramedic heard finger ‘snap’ in vicious attack

premium_icon Paramedic heard finger ‘snap’ in vicious attack

A COURT has been told how a paramedic heard his finger “snap” during a shocking attack by a Queensland Rail protection officer he was “simply trying to help”.

Rape victim showers 30min twice a day

premium_icon Rape victim showers 30min twice a day

A woman who was raped by a mutual friend while she slept at a party takes two 30-minute showers a day because she still feels dirty, and is afraid of sleeping.

Drone’s eye view of mass shark feeding frenzy

premium_icon Drone’s eye view of mass shark feeding frenzy

A school of sharks in a feeding frenzy has been captured in a series of amazing aerial and underwater images. SEE THE VIDEO

Milat’s love child: ‘My dad doesn’t deserve to die’

premium_icon Milat’s love child: ‘My dad doesn’t deserve to die’

The troubled love child of serial killer Ivan Milat has spoken about her love for one of the country’s worst murderers and told how she prays he doesn’t die in pain...

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2m for lost earnings

premium_icon Geoffrey Rush awarded $2m for lost earnings

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2 million for lost earnings in his defamation case with The Daily Telegraph. He originally sought $25 million.

Aged care neglect exposed by whistleblower carer

premium_icon Aged care neglect exposed by whistleblower carer

ELDERLY residents have allegedly suffered due to ongoing neglect at this aged care facility.

Buddy set for blockbuster return, De Goey to miss

Buddy set for blockbuster return, De Goey to miss

He hasn’t played over the past month, but the Swans' Lance "Buddy" Franklin is set to run out for the blockbuster Indigenious Round showdown with Collingwood

Worker trapped in forklift on Melbourne job site

Worker trapped in forklift on Melbourne job site

A worker is trapped inside a large forklift which has toppled in Melbourne's west, with a specialist high-angle rescue underway.

'Serious': Man rushed to hospital after near-drowning

premium_icon 'Serious': Man rushed to hospital after near-drowning

UPDATE 4PM: Passersby at Noosa National Park were involved in the rescue of an elderly man, pulled from the surf at the notorious Dolphin Point.

Man's shock find in Woolworths scone

premium_icon Man's shock find in Woolworths scone

A BUNDABERG man is calling on the community to be aware after finding metal shards in scones he bought from Woolworths.

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

Rush awarded $2.9m defamation payout

The Oscar-winning actor has been awarded a total of $2.9 million after winning his high-profile defamation case.

CRL decide on Grafton Ghosts points deduction appeal

premium_icon CRL decide on Grafton Ghosts points deduction appeal

AN INDEPENDENT board has heard the appeal made by the Grafton Ghosts after they were deducted four competition points for fielding an unregistered player

Brain concerns held for Cowboy Martin

premium_icon Brain concerns held for Cowboy Martin

Te Maire Martin’s NRL career is in limbo, with the Cowboy sidelined indefinitely after medical tests failed to clear him for a return after a bleed on his brain

Barbera patriarch sued for alleged insolvent trading

premium_icon Barbera patriarch sued for alleged insolvent trading

The embattled patriarch of an established smallcrops business has another legal fight on his hands.

Brennan on chopping block as Titans review operations

premium_icon Brennan on chopping block as Titans review operations

Titans coach Garth Brennan is fighting for his job after the Gold Coast board ordered a full investigation of the club’s operations

The perfect Maroons team based on stats

premium_icon The perfect Maroons team based on stats

If the SuperCoach stats don’t lie, this should be the Queensland team announced for State of Origin Game One, writes our in-house expert The Mastermind.

Juicy odds for Cronk to score a perfect finale

Juicy odds for Cronk to score a perfect finale

It would be the perfect farewell for Cooper Cronk – a premiership and a Clive Churchill medal in his last game. Ladbrokes is offering juicy odds of it happening

‘Brazen scam’: NDIS fraud accused to seek bail

‘Brazen scam’: NDIS fraud accused to seek bail

AN accused organised family crime syndicate who allegedly stole more than $1 million from disabled Australians to fund a luxury lifestyle will seek bail.

HOTLINE: Car fire sparks mobile phone warning

premium_icon HOTLINE: Car fire sparks mobile phone warning

'Next thing the whole car was engulfed in flames and my partner was on fire'

Student falls to her death taking photo

Student falls to her death taking photo

A 21-year-old student who pulled over to get a photo at a scenic lookout has tragically slipped and fallen down a cliff face.

At least one Folau will make the World Cup

At least one Folau will make the World Cup

Maria Folau has won selection to compete at the Netball World Cup in a welcome dose of good news for the veteran Silver Ferns goal shoot.

Two men speared by fish in bizarre boating incident

premium_icon Two men speared by fish in bizarre boating incident

TWO men were returning from a fishing trip near Solitary Island when a marlin got into their boat, injuring both of them.

Ben Barba to plead guilty to charges in Mackay

premium_icon Ben Barba to plead guilty to charges in Mackay

Disgraced former rugby league player Ben Barba intends to plead guilty.

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