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Wed 12 Aug 2020

Drugged-up, asleep at the wheel: Driver’s dangerous head-on

Premium Content Drugged-up, asleep at the wheel: Driver’s dangerous head-on

A drugged-up driver who left another road user with “severe injuries” after a head-on crash has avoided spending time in jail.

Revealed: Why former Public Trustee was stood down

Premium Content Revealed: Why former Public Trustee was stood down

More than a year ago, Peter Carne was stood down as the Public Trustee of Queensland over undisclosed allegations of 'misbehaviour'.

Expanding salon chain targets sacked airline staff

Premium Content Expanding salon chain targets sacked airline staff

The scores of flight crew out of a job due to the collapse in the airline sector could be greeting you at your next hair appointment.

Vloggers ‘fined $5000’ for Macca’s run

Vloggers ‘fined $5000’ for Macca’s run

A trio have been fined for breaching coronavirus lockdown restrictions to take a trip to Macca’s and then posting it online.

Federal government warned of aged care staff shortage

Premium Content Federal government warned of aged care staff shortage

Scott Morrison said the recent horrific scenes in Vaged care homes “had not been anticipated or foreshadowed” but the government was warned months before.

Publican’s excuse for no COVID Safe plan

Publican’s excuse for no COVID Safe plan

A pub owner in hot water for not having a COVID Safe plan told police he had been intending to complete one but hit a hurdle at the first stage.

Anti-masker boasts about lockdown breach

Anti-masker boasts about lockdown breach

The friend of the woman “choked” by police on Monday bragged about travelling more than 40km outside of lockdown as a “protest”.

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