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Thursday, December 13 Tropical Cyclone Owen is continuing to strengthen and was today (Thursday) upgraded to category three with experts saying it could be further upgraded to a category four intensity by the time it crosses the Queensland coast. It is currently […]

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Thursday, December 6 The late president George HW Bush has been remembered at his state funeral as a World War II hero, Cold War veteran and commander-in-chief of a United States victory against Iraq who went on to represent a bygone era […]

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Gracemere residents are returning home after fire conditions classed as catastrophic on Wednesday resulted in a rapid evacuation of the town south of Rockhampton, while residents south of Mackay are describing their own fire emergency as like seeing “the […]

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David Eastman, who spent nearly 20 years in jail over the killing one of the country’s top cops, has been found not guilty of the murder after a retrial. A jury determined Mr Eastman did not murder senior Australian Federal Police officer […]

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THURSDAY, November 15 A kayaker has been sent flying after a four-metre tiger shark rammed and then sank its teeth into his tiny crafton Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The man, aged in his 30s, was fishing from his kayak off Moffat Beach on […]

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Thursday, November 1 Barbra Streisand says she isn’t afraid of losing fans through her latest album, which contains songs attacking US President Donald Trump. The Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award-winning artist is preparing for the release of Walls, which features a […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 The head of CNN has slammed US President Donald Trump for his media attacks after police intercepted suspected pipe bombs sent to the network, former US president Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and other public figures. The […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 Nineteenth-century laws making abortion illegal in Queensland have been scrapped, in one of the state’s biggest legislative reforms. The ABC reports the Government’s controversial plan to decriminalise pregnancy termination passed through state parliament with a comfortable margin of 50 […]

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Wednesday, October 11 The Morrison Government is promising to fast-track its legislated tax cuts for small and medium-sized businesses, costing $3 billion and setting up a fresh battle with Labor ahead of the next election. The tax rate for companies with a […]

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THURSDAY,  September 27 US President Donald Trump says he could change his mind about Brett Kavanaugh and withdraw his nomination for the Supreme Court based on upcoming testimony about alleged sexual misconduct. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused  Mr Kavanaugh of a […]

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THURSDAY, September 20 A Tasmanian tourist bitten by a shark in the Whitsunday Islands region of north Queensland has been saved by the actions of an emergency department doctor, according to an Australian Associated Press report in News.com. Dr John Hadok from […]

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13  A woman has died in her home after reportedly being sent home just two days after giving birth in a Brisbane hospital, the ABC reports. The Brisbane Mater Mothers’ Public Hospital is investigating the death. It’s understood the woman […]

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 In a striking anonymous broadside, a senior Trump administration official has written an opinion piece in The New York Times claiming to be part of a group of people “working diligently from within” to impede President Donald Trump’s “worst […]

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 The construction of three dams around the Mitchell River catchment in far north Queensland could make the region a giant food bowl, a new report from the CSIRO says. The CSIRO study mapped three key river systems in northern […]

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THURSDAY, August 23 The House of Representatives has been suspended as the Liberal leadership struggle descends into chaos. With key ministers deserting Malcolm Turnbull, Treasurer Scott Morrison looks set to run against Peter Dutton if another spill is called. Mr Turnbull is […]

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THURSDAY, August 16 The husband of Dreamworld victim Cindy Low says he and his family were just “unlucky” and he does not blame the ride attendants for what happened that day. On October 25, 2016, Mrs Low, Kate Goodchild, her brother Luke […]

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has died of cancer aged 36. It comes just eight days after he decided to end his treatment to go into palliative care. Lyle had been undergoing his third stint of cancer treatment after a […]

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THURSDAY 2 AUGUST Coles has set a deadline for its extended free plastic bags handout, after bowing to customer pressure in backing down on reusable bags, ABC News reports. On Wednesday, Coles said it would continue handing out thicker reusable plastic bags […]

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FRIDAY JULY 27 Fairfax and Nine have announced a $4 billion merger Fairfax and Nine have announced a $4 billion merger that will create an integrated media giant across television, online video streaming, print, digital and real estate advertising — and erase […]

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THURSDAY, July 26 Fairfax and Nine have announced a merger that will create an integrated media giant across television, online video streaming, print, digital and real estate advertising. Nine will be the dominant partner, with its current shareholders holding 51.1 per cent […]

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