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Wed 19 Feb 2020

Reason why police have yet to lay charges over stabbing

premium_icon Reason why police have yet to lay charges over stabbing

A 12-year-old victim was taken to the Queensland Children’s Hospital with serious non-life-threatening injuries after the alleged attack.

Bay couple jailed over ‘inhumane’ Esky death

premium_icon Bay couple jailed over ‘inhumane’ Esky death

The three men who subjected slain Gold Coast drug dealer Shaun Barker to brutal acts of violence before his death have been jailed for manslaughter.

Hero who saved Gympie toddler from burning inferno

premium_icon Hero who saved Gympie toddler from burning inferno

Man driving past burning house runs into inferno to save a toddler who was asleep just metres from the flame.

‘Fantastic’: Bride’s glowing review of region’s wedding businesses

premium_icon ‘Fantastic’: Bride’s glowing review of region’s wedding...

AFTER a tough year, Andrea and Craig Dean thought a Christmas wedding would end their year on a perfect note.

Mackay man arrested over overseas child exploitation charge

premium_icon Mackay man arrested over overseas child exploitation charge

The Mackay man was arrested as he entered the country from the Philippines yesterday

I DON’T: Why weddings in Gladstone are in decline

premium_icon I DON’T: Why weddings in Gladstone are in decline

The latest Queensland Government statistics show a decline in marriages across the region – with one area seeing a drop of 68 per cent.

Mackay mining services company celebrates huge milestone

premium_icon Mackay mining services company celebrates huge milestone

Community invited to celebrate the massive achievement

‘Goodnight my babies’: Dad’s chilling posts

‘Goodnight my babies’: Dad’s chilling posts

The father at the centre of the car fire in Brisbane that left three children dead posted loving tributes to his kids before the horrific incident.

International Polocrosse carnival confirmed

premium_icon International Polocrosse carnival confirmed

The event could almost double the usual visitor numbers for Bowen Polocrosse Carnival.

Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

premium_icon Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

Paul McGuire inhaled toxic air at 1pm, his body was not found until two hours after a 'high high' alarm indicating dangerous levels of methane went off.

Fresh storms ‘guaranteed to be severe’

Fresh storms ‘guaranteed to be severe’

A weather system that led to a deadly storm in Sydney overnight is making its way north with warnings Queensland is now in the firing line.

Aussies refuse virus evacuation flight

Aussies refuse virus evacuation flight

After weeks of waiting, 180 Australian passengers on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be flown out but several have refused to evacuate.

How mental demons haunted Ash Taylor in year from hell

premium_icon How mental demons haunted Ash Taylor in year from hell

Ash Taylor admits it couldn’t have got any worse for him last year. But with a newfound motivation in his heart, he is determined to repay the Titans.

Hero burned trying to save family from fire

Hero burned trying to save family from fire

A man rushed to save a young family as their car went up in flames on a Brisbane street, with the heroic act sending him to hospital.

STUDY AND SPORT: No problem for hockey duo

premium_icon STUDY AND SPORT: No problem for hockey duo

The pair also played in an under-18 state championship in November where they represented Rockhampton as a part of the selection process

Racy Mardi Gras campaign censored

premium_icon Racy Mardi Gras campaign censored

A lingerie boss and her wife have stripped off for a naked photo shoot which will be shown around the world - but will have to be censored in her Aus stores.

‘Rude’ landlord’s gift for renters roasted

‘Rude’ landlord’s gift for renters roasted

While a house-warming present can be a nice gesture when moving in, one landlord’s attempt at a gift hasn’t gone down well.

Teammates’ concern after ‘useless’ sledge

Teammates’ concern after ‘useless’ sledge

Tayla Harris was once against thrust back into the sights of social media trolls over the weekend with her teammates coming to her side.

Cop charged with sexual assault

premium_icon Cop charged with sexual assault

Senior constable charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Mackay.

Business owner faces horrific assault charges

premium_icon Business owner faces horrific assault charges

The Sunshine Coast businessman is alleged to have strangled his pregnant girlfriend and broken her bones in a horrific carpark attack.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Killer feature not the zoom

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Killer feature not the zoom

THE killer feature on Samsung’s S20 Ultra phone is not the 100 times space zoom.

Aussies’ cost worse than mortgage

Aussies’ cost worse than mortgage

For the first time, mortgage and rent costs have been overtaken as our biggest money headache. But there are things you can do to ease the pain.

Great facilities: That’s why you should join Calliope Roosters

premium_icon Great facilities: That’s why you should join Calliope...

Roosters’ division two coach Neil Fry is encouraging any would-be male players to attend training every Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm

Politician proposes ‘mandatory vasectomy’ law

Politician proposes ‘mandatory vasectomy’ law

A US politician has suggested that all men in Alabama should be forced into the surgery to fight strict abortion bills.

Contract up soon for Snakes’ coach of the year

premium_icon Contract up soon for Snakes’ coach of the year

NBL coach of the year Mike Kelly is a basketball coach in a unique situation.

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