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Sat 8 Aug 2020

Broncos coach must isolate for 14 days

Broncos coach must isolate for 14 days

The Broncos will be without coach Anthony Seibold for at least two weeks as he stayed in Sydney while the team flew back to Brisbane.

DOCTOR: Masks are fine, but part of solution

Premium Content DOCTOR: Masks are fine, but part of solution

North Coast doctor said there had been a shift in our hygiene habits, with masks another part of protection

Cluster countdown: State holds breath for two more days

Premium Content Cluster countdown: State holds breath for two more days

Queensland is just two days away from confirming if the Logan COVID-19 outbreak has spread any further.

Man dies after being hit by car

Premium Content Man dies after being hit by car

A 35-year-old man, who was hit by a car last Saturday night, has died of his injuries in hospital. Police urge witnesses to come forward.

Poo detectives on the COVID-19 frontline

Premium Content Poo detectives on the COVID-19 frontline

Coronavirus sheds in faeces so testing sewage may become an early warning sign to identify new hot spots. The poo detectives may prevent community spread.

Melbourne restaurateur’s brutal virus ad

Melbourne restaurateur’s brutal virus ad

A prominent restaurateur has taken aim at multiple levels of government for failing to support the hospitality in a blunt newspaper ad.

Terrifying reason deadly workplaces still exist

Premium Content Terrifying reason deadly workplaces still exist

Unsafe workplaces likely to remain unchecked as inspectors re-audit “a sample” of the stone benchtop industry.

Victorian numbers ‘not good enough’

Victorian numbers ‘not good enough’

Brett Sutton has delivered a blunt assessment of Victoria’s case numbers, saying it will take a week to see the impact of stage four restrictions.

‘Petty and insane’: Customers react to legal threats

Premium Content ‘Petty and insane’: Customers react to legal threats

A Sunshine Coast clothing company has allegedly used customer details from online orders to issue legal threats, including one to a woman with terminal cancer.

Ancient Nullarbor cave could be opened up to tourists

Premium Content Ancient Nullarbor cave could be opened up to tourists

A cave used by Aboriginal people 22,000 years ago would be opened up to small tour groups for the first time.

DNA breakthrough in Malaysia mystery

Premium Content DNA breakthrough in Malaysia mystery

For more than two-and-a-half years, the family of grandmother Annapuranee Jenkins has sought answers to her mysterious disappearance in Malaysia.

Man killed while clearing trees on property near Lismore

Premium Content Man killed while clearing trees on property near Lismore

THE 67-year-old man was found trapped by a fallen tree on Friday night.

Man on attempted murder charge stays behind bars

Premium Content Man on attempted murder charge stays behind bars

No bail application for man charged with alleged stabbing attack

Nine new COVID cases found in NSW

Nine new COVID cases found in NSW

There have been 9 new cases of coronavirus in New South Wales up to 8pm on Friday night, and patrons of a bar have been urged to isolate immediately.

Organisers named as court blocks bridge sit-in

Premium Content Organisers named as court blocks bridge sit-in

Two people at the centre of a planned sit-in on the Story Bridge today have been revealed as a Supreme Court judge ordered it should not go ahead.

142 ‘extremely disappointed’ travellers given cold shoulder

Premium Content 142 ‘extremely disappointed’ travellers given cold shoulder

‘Extremely disappointed’ Queenslanders who failed to rush across the border before the 1am shutdown have been among 142 refused entry.

WATCH PRESS CONFERENCE LIVE: Young man dies of virus

WATCH PRESS CONFERENCE LIVE: Young man dies of virus

A man aged in his 30s is among 12 Victorian coronavirus patients who died overnight, with 466 new cases confirmed.

Why young people are getting the virus

Why young people are getting the virus

A leading Australian epidemiologist has explained why young people keep getting COVID-19 as the world’s youth have been blamed for fuelling the spread.

142 people turned away as border shuts

142 people turned away as border shuts

Queensland is now closed to 14 million Australians - and police say they’ll be vigilant in monitoring who enters the state.

Man’s face spray painted in robbery

Man’s face spray painted in robbery

One man has had his face spray painted and another was punched and hit in the head with a bottle during an alleged assault and robbery by a group of eight.

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