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Wed 8 Jul 2020

Sportsman feared dead in drowning

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A high-profile Australian sportsman, aged in his 30s, is feared to have drowned while spear-fishing at Palm Beach on the Gold Coast.

Scientists’ warning on airborne risk

Scientists’ warning on airborne risk

More than 200 scientists have urged the World Health Organisation to change its coronavirus advice, saying it can become airborne.

'Concerning': Teen tourist COVID positive after faulty test

premium_icon 'Concerning': Teen tourist COVID positive after faulty test

A Victorian teen visiting a NSW south coast holiday spot tested positive, leading to urgent contract tracing in the region.

‘Mortified’: Passenger upset after forced hotel quarantine

premium_icon ‘Mortified’: Passenger upset after forced hotel quarantine

About eight passengers from a second direct Melbourne to Townsville flight that landed yesterday afternoon have been placed in hotel quarantine

Virus number that’s worrying the experts

Virus number that’s worrying the experts

The staggering number of new COVID-19 cases in Victoria – 191 yesterday and 134 today – are bad, but another figure is even more alarming.

Aussie surfer kidnapped, raped for months

Aussie surfer kidnapped, raped for months

NSW pro surfer Carmen Greentree has revealed the harrowing details of being abducted and sexually abused nightly for two months.

Aussies to get big tax cuts early

Aussies to get big tax cuts early

Middle income earners could get an extra $2565 a year after the government confirmed it was looking to bring forward planned tax cuts.

Mick Fanning’s fiance makes ‘desperate’ plea

premium_icon Mick Fanning’s fiance makes ‘desperate’ plea

Weeks away from giving birth to her first child, Mick Fanning’s fiance Breeana Randall is desperately searching for answers to get her American mother into Aus

Victoria records 134 new virus cases

Victoria records 134 new virus cases

Victoria has recorded another spike in virus cases as five million prepare to go into intense lockdown for at least six weeks.

No new cases as hundreds turned back from border

premium_icon No new cases as hundreds turned back from border

Queensland has reported no new COVID-19 cases overnight as hundreds of people have been turned away from the NSW border.

Million-dollar marijuana haul seized in police raid

premium_icon Million-dollar marijuana haul seized in police raid

Hundreds of marijuana plants, with a street value of close to $1 million, have been discovered at a property south of Brisbane. SEE THE VIDEO

VIC: Panic-buying, border chaos in countdown to lockdown

VIC: Panic-buying, border chaos in countdown to lockdown

Cars crossing the border are being searched by police and supermarkets are facing shortages once again as panic-buyers raid their shelves before lockdown.

Bar slugged with massive fine for COVID rules breach

premium_icon Bar slugged with massive fine for COVID rules breach

A Gold Coast bar has been fined an eye-watering amount for allegedly failing to comply with COVID-19 rules.

Mystery winner scores $50 million Oz Lotto jackpot

premium_icon Mystery winner scores $50 million Oz Lotto jackpot

One lucky NSW resident has hit the jackpot, unwittingly scoring $50 million in Tuesday's record Oz Lotto draw. Are you the lucky one? Check your ticket now.

Sickening torture chamber discovered in shipping containers

Sickening torture chamber discovered in shipping containers

Hidden away in nondescript shipping containers, police have made a sickening discovery of a torture chamber. WARNING: Graphic.

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